Grants

Grants for Undergraduate Students

 
     Grants for Undergraduate Students

  • Federal Pell Grant
    Eligibility:
     Based on your financial need determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and whether you attend full-time or part-time. 
    Award: Maximum award for the 2013-14 year is $5,645. Award amounts are also based on your FAFSA and whether you attend full-time or part-time.

  • Federal Supplementary Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
    Eligibility:
     Based on Pell Grant eligibility. Must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credits).
    Award: Maximum award for the 2013-14 year is $500.

  • Wisconsin Higher Education Grant (WHEG)
    Who:
     Wisconsin resident undergraduates
    Eligibility: Based on your financial need determined by the FAFSA. Must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credits). Can be received for a maximum of 10 semesters.
    Award: Maximum award for the 2013-14 year is $2,324. Award amounts are based on your FAFSA.

  • Wisconsin Covenant Grant
    Who:
    Wisconsin resident undergraduates who are confirmed as Wisconsin Covenant Scholars by their high school and the Higher Education Aids Board (HEAB)
    Eligibility: To be confirmed as a Covenant Scholar, you must have signed the Wisconsin Covenant Pledge prior to September 30th of your freshmen year of high school. The program will no longer accept students after September 30, 2011. You must fulfill the requirements of the pledge during high school, then submit your FAFSA and mail the completed confirmation forms to HEAB by April 1st of your senior year of high school.
    Award: Maximum award for the 2013-14 year is $2,500. Award amounts are based on your FAFSA.

  • Lawton Undergraduate Minority Retention Grant
    Who:
     Undergraduates who are WI residents or receive Minnesota reciprocity AND who are at least at sophomore-level
    Eligibility: Based on African-American, Hispanic, Native American or Southeast Asian ethnicity. Must be at least sophomore grade level. Must be enrolled full-time. Must have cumulative GPA of at least 2.25. Can be received for a maximum of 8 semesters. Separate application is required.
    Award: Maximum award for the 2013-14 year is $3,000.

  • Talent Incentive Program Grant (TIP)
    Who: 
    Wisconsin resident undergraduates
    Eligibility: Freshmen students are nominated by school financial aid offices or by counselors of the Wisconsin Educational Opportunity Programs (WEOP). To continue to receive the TIP Grant, you must be enrolled consecutive semesters at least half-time (6 credits) and continue to show financial need. Can be received for a maximum of 10 semesters. 
    Award: Maximum award for the 2013-14 year is $1,800.

  • American Indian Grants (Federal / State / Tribal)
    State:
      Wisconsin Indian Student Assistancelink 
    Tribal Grants:  File application with tribe.

Grants for Graduate Students

     Grants for Graduate Students

  • Advanced Opportunity Program (AOP) Fellowship
    Who:
     Minority graduate students or non-minority disadvantaged graduate students 
    Eligibility: Based on African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Southeast Asian ethnicity; or being an economically disadvantaged non-minority graduate student. Must be admitted into a degree-seeking graduate program and must be enrolled in at least 2 credits per semester.
    Apply: The 2014-15 AOP Applicationdocument will be available through May 1st, 2014.  Please submit the application to the address on the form. 
    Award: Tuition/fee charges (at the WI resident rate) plus an amount for book/supplies each fall and spring semester; summer grants are dependent on remaining funding.

  • American Indian Grants (Federal / State / Tribal)
    State: 
    Wisconsin Indian Student Assistancelink 
    Tribal Grants:  File application with tribe.

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