Erle and Alice Porter Rounds Scholarship

Departments: Admissions Categories: Any Course of Study | New Students
Amount One award of $1,000.
Availability Annually
Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have a minimum of a 25 composite on the ACT (or comparable SAT) AND rank in the top 25% of their graduating class (or GPA of 3.5) to be eligible.

Descendants of Erle and Alice Porter Rounds will be given consideration for the scholarship and are encouraged to contact Admissions to self-identify by February 1.

Application Procedure

To be considered for Incoming Freshman Student Admissions Scholarships, you must first be admitted to the university. Once you are admitted, you must:

  • Go to the Admissions Scholarship page and read through the information in the Apply for Scholarships section.
  • Then you can use the Apply online for scholarships link to complete the Admissions Scholarship application, available on the GOLD for Blugolds Scholarship Network.
Selection Procedure

The Admissions Office will coordinate the selection process, which is highly competitive. Applications will be considered holistically and include a review of the student's high school transcript, test scores, essays, class rank, class rigor, activities/involvement, etc.

Selection Deadline Screening of candidates will begin in December for some early awards and continue through the spring or until awards are accepted.
Notification Award notices will be sent by the beginning of April of the student's senior year. If scholarships are declined, they will be re-awarded to alternates through the summer months.
Special Notes This endowed scholarship is established by Margaret Rounds Verlautz in memory of her parents, Erle and Alice Porter Rounds.
Thank You The recipient is encouraged to send a note of appreciation to Mrs. Verlautz, and forward it to the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.