||One award of $400.
| Eligibility Criteria
||Available to nontraditional students, age 25 or older, currently enrolled at UW-Eau Claire and in good academic standing. Applicants must have a major or minor in one of the following areas: Biology, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Chemistry/Business Emphasis, Geography, Geology, Physics, Astronomy, Environmental Science, Marine Science, Computational Science, Computer Science, Environmental and Public Health, or Nursing.
| Application Procedure
To be considered for Nontraditional Student Scholarships, you must be admitted to the university, enrolled in courses, and be in good academic standing. Once you are admitted and enrolled, you must:
Go to the Nontraditional Student Services site and select the Scholarships page. Read through the information there, then go to Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network at: https://uwec.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com and complete the Nontraditional Students and Student Parents Scholarship Application. If you are a female nontraditional student, you may also complete the PEO and AAUW Nontraditional Female Students application.
| Selection Procedure
||Nontraditional Student Services will coordinate the selection process. Applications will be considered holistically and include a review of the student’s academic record and financial need (in most cases).
| Selection Deadline
||Screening of candidates will begin in April.
||Award notices will be sent to scholarship recipients, typically in early July.
| Special Notes
||This scholarship is in memory of Nan Pickett who received two degrees as a nontraditional student and was a faculty member at UW-Eau Claire beginning in 1969. Her death was untimely at the age of 52 and her family wishes to support other nontraditional students who persevere in their pursuit of an education.
| Thank You
||It is required that the recipient send a letter of appreciation to the Pickett family in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.