Cheryl De Maio Blugold Promise Scholarship

Departments: Advising and New Student Initiatives Categories: New Students | Nontraditional Students | Wisconsin Residents
Amount Two awards of $1,000 each.
Availability Available.
Eligibility Criteria

Awarded to an outstanding incoming freshman student who has graduated from high school in Wisconsin, been accepted for admission to UW-Eau Claire and demonstrates significant financial need as verified by the UW-Eau Claire Financial Aid Office.

Preference is given to a single parent.

To be considered, students have a well-rounded high school record of academic achievement, leadership and involvement in extracurricular activities. In general a student who has a zest for life and a desire to get the most out of his/her college education will receive primary consideration. The student can have a few (30 or less) transfer credits or credits from past enrollment in college.

Recipients who have a successful freshman year and maintain good academic standing by the end of their first year will receive a $500 scholarship their sophomore year.

Application Procedure To be considered for Incoming Freshman Student Admissions Scholarships, just submit the application for admission. There is no separate application to apply, though demonstration of financial need is required for certain merit-based scholarships. Your application for admission will be considered for all scholarships for which you are eligible. If you have questions, please contact the Admissions Office at (715)836-5415.
Selection Procedure The Admissions Office will coordinate the selection process, which is highly competitive. The process is based on the student's admissions profile including: transcripts, academic history, list of involvements and essays.
Selection Deadline Screening of candidates will begin in December for some early awards and continue through the spring or until awards are accepted.
Notification Scholarship award notices will be sent to scholarship recipients by the beginning of April of student’s senior year. If scholarships are declined, they will be re-awarded to alternates through the summer months.
Special Notes Cheryl De Maio graduated from UW-Eau Claire with a degree in medical technology and went on to St. John's University, where she earned her master's degree. She works as a researcher at TIAA-CREF in Charlotte, N.C. She credits her professional success to the quality of the education she received at UW-Eau Claire.
Thank You The recipient should address a thank-you letter to Cheryl De Maio, in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation Office.