John Palmer Smith Scholarship

Eligible students must be enrolled (or recently admitted) as a student in the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management or the Master of Science in Nonprofit Management and Leadership degree program at UWM and MUST have a completed FAFSA on file that shows demonstrated financial need. Scholarship applications will be reviewed on the basis of need, merit, and the potential for success as a nonprofit manager or leader.

For full consideration, students must fill out these sections of the general application:

  • academic and career goals
  • reason for seeking financial assistance
  • work experience

For more information, contact the UWM Helen Bader Institute for nonprofit management at

Multiple Donors
Schools, Colleges, Departments, and Areas
College of Letters and Science, Nonprofit Management and Leadership Master's Program