African Diaspora Council Scholarship

African American/Black student with demonstrated financial need as determined by the FAFSA and a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher. Must have attained senior standing and will graduate during the upcoming academic year (within two semesters). Applicants must be enrolled at UWM full or part-time in the spring semester prior to their planned graduation date.

Applicants must answer all questions to be considered.

$750 - $1,500
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University-Wide Scholarships
Supplemental Questions
  1. Indicate your expected UWM graduation date (month and year).
  2. What is the approximate number of credits you plan to take at UWM each semester? Indicate "0" if none will be taken in that term. Indicate the number of credits in summer if needed to graduate.
    • Fall of the upcoming academic year:
    • Spring of the upcoming academic year:
    • Summer of the upcoming academic year:
    • Winterim of the upcoming academic year:
  3. Please describe your plans for your final year at UWM (e.g.: courses, internships, volunteer and/or leadership opportunities, research, etc.).
  4. Discuss how you decided upon your major area of study (as well as your minor(s) or certificate program(s), if applicable).
  5. Discuss an accomplishment which has been meaningful for you or has enhanced your overall experience as a student (e.g. internships, volunteer and/or leadership opportunities, research, etc.). What more do you plan to accomplish as a student before you complete your undergraduate degree?
  6. Discuss your goals following graduation and comment on the degree to which your experiences as a student have prepared you for attaining your future goals. What jobs are you considering after graduation, and what type of employment settings interest you within your chosen field?
  7. Students selected for this scholarship will be expected to engage with various opportunities presented through the African Diaspora Council (ADC) at UWM. Several events and other opportunities which will allow recipients to meet and network with scholarship donors have been planned for the upcoming academic year.
    • How do you think you could benefit from networking opportunities offered through this scholarship program?
    • How will you participate?
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