New Directions Scholarship
A four-year renewable scholarship for incoming new freshmen enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program with an intended major in the College of Letters & Science. ONLY STUDENTS ADMITTED AS A NEW FRESHMAN FOR FALL 2022 ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP.
Strong applicants will have a high school GPA of 3.75 or higher. In order to be considered for this scholarship, students must have completed the following sections on the General Application:
- Co-Curricular Activities
- Community Service/Volunteer Service
- Work Experience
- Academic Achievements
- Reason for Choosing UWM
- Academic/Career Goals
Students may edit their General application at any point that it remains open.
In addition, applicants will need to submit:
- An essay on this topic: “Now that you are in your last year of high school, what advice would you give to an 8th grader who will soon enter high school to help them have a successful high school experience.”
- A copy of your high school transcript (unofficial is acceptable)