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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI
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The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (also known as UW–Milwaukee, UWM or Milwaukee) is a public urban research university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the United States. It is the largest university in the Milwaukee metropolitan area and a member of the University of Wisconsin System. It is also one of the two doctoral degree-granting public universities and the second largest university in Wisconsin.

The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee has a total student enrollment of 30,502 and 1,623 faculty members. It is located in Milwaukee's upper East Side close to Lake Michigan, and is home to the only graduate school of freshwater science in the U.S., the largest School of Architecture, College of Nursing and College of Health Sciences in the State of Wisconsin. The University consists of 14 schools and colleges, and 70 academic centers, institutes and laboratory facilities. It offers a total of 181 degree programs, including 94 bachelor's, 53 master's and 33 doctorate degrees.

The university is categorized as an RU/H Research University (high research activity) in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. In the year 2010, the university had a total research expenditure of 68 million US Dollars and ranked 189th among US research universities by total research expenditure in 2007.

The university's athletic teams are called the Panthers. A total of 15 Panther athletic teams compete in NCAA Division I. Panthers have won the James J. McCafferty Trophy as the Horizon League's all-sports champions six times since 2000 and are the reigning champions. Milwaukee also passed Notre Dame for the all-time lead in Horizon League Championships with 112.

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2200 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413
(414) 229-1122

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Scholarships for Students in Wisconsin

Name Amount Deadline
Grover-Stuff Bonduel Scholarship Varies Varies
George L.N. Meyer, Jr. Memorial Scholarship $5,000 Varies
Urban Planning Student Diversity Scholarship - UW Milwaukee $1,500 Varies
Francie and Albert Silverman Milwaukee Press Club Endowment Fund Award $750 Varies
Milwaukee Foundation - Donald and Barbara Abert Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Milwaukee Foundation - Ione Quinby Griggs Journalism Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Milwaukee Foundation - Walter and Clara Damm Memorial Scholarship $2,500 Varies
James M. Martin Scholarship $300 Varies
Nathan Miller Grant Varies Varies
George and Sylvia Laikin Award Up to $200 Varies
Amelia Lucas Trust Fund Award $2,000 Varies
Melvin Lurie Memorial Award $1,000 Varies
Mark H. Dreyer Scholarship Varies Varies
Molly Yeffeth Krain and Irwin Amrani Memorial Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Leslie Blide Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Leslie Blide Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Victor A. Baylon, MD Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Faculty Memorial Scholarship - UW Milwaukee $1,000 Varies
Findorff Construction Company Minority Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Jack L. Fischer Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Richard Hunzinger Memorial Scholarship $3,000 Varies
Elmer Johnson Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Kent Keegan Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Gaylord Nelson Award $1,000 Varies
Felicity Brogden Ollswang Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Rubenstein Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Southwest Chapter AIA-Wisconsin Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Wisconsin Architects Foundation Scholarship Up to $1,500 Varies
Pella VerHalen Design Scholarship $3,000 Varies
Jeanette F. Sokol Scholarship Varies Varies
Brunswick/Reichert Scholarship Varies Varies
Jerry Leer Advanced Accounting Scholarship $3,000 Varies
Jerry Leer Advanced Accounting Scholarship $3,000 Varies
Scribner, Cohen and Company Accounting Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Hearst Foundation Scholarship - UWM Up to $14,000 Varies
Anthropology Fellowship Fund - UW Milwaukee Varies Varies
Chemistry Emeritus Scholarship - UW Milwaukee Varies Varies
Inorganic Chemistry Scholarship - UW Milwaukee Varies Varies
John Paul Jones Memorial Scholarship Up to $200 Varies
Katherine Nelson Scholarship Varies Varies
Milwaukee Foundation - Donald and Barbara Abert Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Milwaukee Journal - Sentinel Minority Scholarship $3,500 Varies
Morris Marden Mathematical Scholarship Varies Varies
Alice Siu-Fun Leung Scholarship Varies Varies
William J. Seidler Scholarship $400 Varies
Papastamatiou Scholarship $1,500 Varies
Wilder W. Crane Memorial Political Science Scholarship $700 Varies
Meta Steinfort Scholarship $300 Varies
Foundry Education Foundation Scholarship - UW, Milwaukee Up to $1,500 Varies
Richard Armitage Scholarship - UW, Milwaukee Varies Varies
WI Road Builders Association Scholarship - UW, Milwaukee $1,500 Varies
Leenhouts Memorial Scholarship $2,000 Varies
CEAS Freshman Scholarship Up to $500 Varies
Joseph McPherson Scholarship Varies Varies
Nadine Walter Memorial Scholarship $2,500 Varies
James D. Anthony Scholarship Varies Varies
Ivy Balsam Milwaukee Audubon Scholarship Varies Varies
Hutto-Erdman Conservation Scholarship Varies Varies
Ruth I. Walker Undergraduate Achievement Scholarship Varies Varies
Emmanuelle Leah Fetter Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Mariele Schirmer Scholarship Varies Varies
Roy Arthur Swanson Merit Comparative Literature Scholarship $500 Varies
William A. Renzi Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Honors Program Scholarship - UW Milwaukee Varies Varies
Time Insurance Premedical Scholarship - UWM $1,200 Varies
Target MD Scholarship - UW Milwaukee $1,200 Varies
AAUW Scholarship - UW Milwaukee $600 Varies
ASCE Scholarship Award - UW, Milwaukee $250 Varies
ESM Scholarship - UW, Milwaukee $500 Varies
I.C. Romer Scholarship - UW, Milwaukee $250 Varies
Charles Causier Memorial Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Christopher Kidd and Associates Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Construction Specification Institute Award $1,000 Varies
Durrant Foundation Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Banquet Scholarship Fund Up to $14,000 Varies
Avi Shaked and Babs Waldman Engineering Scholarship Up to $14,000 Varies
Spangenberg Scholarship Up to $14,000 Varies
UWM Engineering Excellence Scholarship Up to $14,000 Varies
Aldrian Guszkowski Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Alumni Award for Service - UW Wisconsin SARUP $1,000 Varies
David and Cynthia Kahler Scholarship $5,000 Varies
Dell'Agnese Travel Scholarship $1,040 Varies
Design Council Scholarship - UW Milwaukee SARUP $5,000 Varies
Joseph Allen Taylor Proletariat Scholarship $1,000 Varies
HRSA Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students Varies Varies
Lubar Scholarship Fund Varies Varies
Lubar Scholarship Fund Varies Varies
Dennis and Sandy Kuester Scholarship Varies Varies
Dean's Scholarship - UWM 0% of tuition Varies
Rath Merit Scholarship Varies Varies
Manpower Scholarship for Workforce of Tomorrow Varies Varies
James H. March Scholarship Varies Varies
McKendry Cultural Exchange Scholarship $5,000 Varies
Pat and Jerry Moriarity Scholarship Varies Varies
Thomas Perz Accounting Scholarship $2,500 Varies
Kirk Petshek Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Lorin Radtke Scholarship Varies Varies
Lorin Radtke Scholarship Varies Varies
Lorin Radtke Scholarship Varies Varies
Lorin Radtke Scholarship Varies Varies
Real Estate Scholarship Varies Varies
RedPrairie MIS Scholarship $5,000 Varies
Jack F. Reichert Business Scholarship Varies Varies
Safeway Sling USA Scholarship $4,000 Varies
Eric Schenker Doctoral Dissertation Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Douglas and Jean Schwinn Opportunity Scholarship Varies Varies
US Bank Business Scholars Scholarship Varies Varies
Harry and Mary Beth Van Groll Scholarship $5,000 Varies
Robert W. Baird Business Scholars Scholarship $2,500 Varies
BDO USA, LLP Accounting Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Alois Bulawa Scholarship $10,500 Varies
Business Advisory Council Doctoral Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Victor Chou Scholarship Varies Varies
Deloitte and Touche Accounting Scholarship - UWM $2,000 Varies
Ramzi Doany Memorial Scholarship $500 Varies
Ramzi Doany Memorial Scholarship $500 Varies
EMBA Alumni Undergraduate Scholarship 100% of tuition Varies
Roger L. Fitzsimonds Doctoral Scholarship $5,000 Varies
Greater Milwaukee Foundation Wilbur and Ardie A. Halyard Scholarship Varies Varies
Greater Milwaukee Foundation Weiss Family Scholarships 100% of tuition Varies
Greater Milwaukee Foundation Weiss Family Scholarships 100% of tuition Varies
Joseph Heil, Jr. Business Scholars Scholarship $2,500 Varies
Allan and Mary Klotsche Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Kurt Klumb Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Ronald and Marjorie Krizek Scholarship in Accounting $3,500 Varies
Ronald and Marjorie Krizek Scholarship in Finance $3,500 Varies
Leer/Tellier Scholarships Varies Varies
ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship $10,000 Varies