|Departments: Admissions||Categories: New Students | Wisconsin Residents|
|Amount||Two $1,000 awards are available for freshman year. $500 renewal awards are available for sophomore year.|
|Availability||2 Awards Available|
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 initially reported by the students and verified by the UW-Eau Claire Financial Aid Office.
To be considered, students must rank in the top 25% of their graduating classes and have a minimum of a 25 composite on the ACT (or comparable SAT), 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.
Recipients who have a successful freshman year and maintain good academic standing by the end of their first year will receive a $1,000 scholarship their sophomore year.
To be considered for Incoming Freshman Student Admissions Scholarships, you must first be admitted to the university. Once you are admitted, you must:
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 to scholarship recipients 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||Dr. Richard Fulwiler graduated from UW-Eau Claire with a degree in chemistry in 1961. He is president of Technology Leadership Associates of Cincinnati, a consulting firm specializing in increasing individual effectiveness and building organizational capability in the health, safety and environmental arena. After 28 years with Proctor & Gamble, he retired as director of Health & Safety-Worldwide. Fulwiler is also an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.|
|Thank You||The recipient should address a thank you letter to Rick and Carol Fulwiler, in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation Office.|