Incoming Student Scholarship
UW-Eau Claire awards a variety of non-need-based scholarships to outstanding freshmen every year with scholarships ranging from $250 to $6,000. Descriptions, amounts, and applications for UW-Eau Claire Foundation Scholarships can be found on the Scholarships for Incoming Students page.
Students in the top 5 percent of their class with an ACT composite of 28 or above/SAT 1870 are guaranteed at least $1,000 worth of scholarships. While guaranteed at least $1,000, students are encouraged to compete for higher value awards through the general scholarship application.
UW-Eau Claire is one of a few Wisconsin public universities to participate in the prestigious National Merit Scholarship Program in which distinguished students receive in-state tuition scholarships. The Foundation also awards Wisconsin Academic Excellence scholarships valued at $2,250 for up to four years.