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We know that financial concerns are top of mind for many students and families considering UW-Eau Claire, and we are here with a teams of professionals ready to assist and guide students through the options for easing the financial load.
For incoming freshmen, there are many opportunities for students to qualify for scholarships, and all students are automatically considered for those upon application to the university. In fact, we give $525,000 in scholarships to incoming students each year. For more information about all the categories of scholarships for which applicants are automatically considered, see the Admissions Scholarships page.
In addition to the UW-Eau Claire Foundation scholarships, the State of Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board provides need-based financial assistance in several categories, including an Indian Student Assistance Grant. See the HEAB website for full details.
There are also several funds made available specifically through the AIS program, and below you can find details about those and information about how and when to apply.
One award of $600 awarded to a Native American student in good academic standing who has demonstrated artistic talent and is pursuing a degree in an artistic discipline, including visual, performing, or literary arts. Preference will be shown for Wisconsin residents and members of Wisconsin tribes.
In 2014, the Foundation expects to ward 50 scholarships of up to $5000 and 50 honorable mentions to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care. Scholarship are offered in any of three categories:
This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students who are
enrolled in federally recognized tribes and who are seeking a degree in
health or science curriculums. Each award is $1,500 per school year.
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