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2014-2015 Incoming LEED Scholars from Rufus King High School in Milwaukee, WI.

 Engineering Scholarship Recipients at Rufus King High School

Incoming Freshmen & Transfer Student Engineering Scholarships

Scholarship applications for students entering in the Fall Semester are due March 1st of the calendar year. For more information, contact Mary Fitzpatrick mfitzpatrick@engr.wisc.edu.


FIRST Scholarship
Incoming freshmen and new transfer students only may apply for this scholarship. Applicants must have participated in their high school FIRST Program and will pursue a degree in engineering. This is a $1,000 scholarship renewable for up to four years. Preference given to applicants underrepresented in engineering such as women, ethnic groups historically underrepresented (African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino/a, Southeast Asian American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islanders), first-generation, and students from low-income (according to FAFSA), and/or rural backgrounds.


L.E.E.D. Scholarship
Incoming freshmen and new transfer students only may apply for this competitive scholarships designed to attract academically talented students who are underrepresented in engineering such as women, ethnic groups historically underrepresented in engineering (African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino/a, Southeast Asian American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islanders), first-generation, and students from low-income (according to FAFSA) and/or rural backgrounds. Scholarship awards range from $200-$2,000 and may be renewable up to four years.

Rockwell Automation Scholarship
Incoming freshmen only may apply for this full-tuition scholarship designed to attract academically talented students who are underrepresented in engineering such as women and ethnic groups historically underrepresented (African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino/a, Southeast Asian American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islander). Applicants must be a Wisconsin resident and have attended a Rockwell Automation partner school: Bradley Technology & Trade, South Division, Washington, Riverside, or Rufus King High School. Scholarship is renewable for up to five years.


Rodney Hassett Scholarship
Incoming freshmen only may apply for this scholarship. Applicants must identify as African American/Black and be attending Rufus King High School or another high school in the Milwaukee area. The scholarship award is $5000/year and is renewable for up to four years.


Scholarships for Nontraditional UW-Madison Students
Thanks to generous contributions of our donors, the Adult Career and Special Student Services office, UW-Madison Continuing Studies, administers a number of scholarships specifically designed for nontraditional and returning adult students. While the eligibility criteria vary, there are two main categories of scholarship awards: 1.) Returning Adult Student Scholarships, 2.) Single Parent Scholarships


Current Undergraduate Engineering Scholarships

Scholarship applications for current students continuing in the Fall Semester are due September 1st of the calendar year. For more information, contact Mary Fitzpatrick mfitzpatrick@engr.wisc.edu.


Alliant Energy Foundation Scholarship
Current UW-Madison undergraduates only may apply for this scholarship. The Alliant Energy Foundation will award two undergraduate scholarships of $2,500/yr for students from ethnic groups historically underrepresented (African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino/a, Southeast Asian American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islanders) in engineering. Preference will be given to students majoring in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems and Industrial Engineering; and also possibly Engineering Physics and Civil and Environmental Engineering. This is a one-time scholarship and students must be in their engineering department and have completed the general college requirements to apply.

Jensen Scholarship
Current UW-Madison undergraduates only may apply for this scholarship awarded to a female ethnic underrepresented minority (African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino/a, Southeast Asian American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islanders) in engineering. Students must be in their engineering department and have completed the general college requirements to apply. The scholarship is $5,000/ year and renewable until graduation.


College of Engineering Scholarships

General Engineering Scholarships
All students must continually check the https://scholarships.wisc.edu for potential matches to UW-Madison scholarships.

For a list of department engineering scholarships, ROTC, National Organizations, etc. please visit -Scholarship Opportunities in Engineering.


Undergraduate/Graduate Research and Academic Scholarships


Campus Academic Scholarships


Private STEM Scholarships

*Private scholarships are not affiliated with UW-Madison. For more information on those specific scholarships, please check out their individual websites