Kevin and Linda Steiner Freshman Scholarship

Departments: Admissions Categories: New Students | Wisconsin Residents - Specific Areas
Amount One award of $500.
Availability Available
Eligibility Criteria This scholarship is available to an incoming freshman from West or East High School in West Bend, Wisconsin. If no eligible freshman exists, the scholarship may be awarded to an upperclassman originally from West or East High School. 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.
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 the award is accepted.
Notification Award notices will be sent to recipients by the beginning of April of the student's senior year. If it are declined, it will be re-awarded to alternates through the summer months. The scholarship will be presented at the Columns Awards Program in West Bend in May.
Special Notes This scholarship has been established by Kevin and Linda Steiner. Kevin Steiner completed his master's of business administration and Linda received her BS in Medical Technology at UW-Eau Claire. Kevin is the President and CEO of West Bend Mutual Insurance Company.
Thank You The recipient should write a thank you letter to Kevin and Linda Steiner, in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.