Centennial Experience High Impact Practices Scholarship

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Amount The Centennical Experience High Impact Practices Scholarships offer twenty-five awards of $2,500 in funding for incoming freshmen to participate in high impact practices at UW-Eau Claire. This scholarship works hand-in-hand with the Centennial Experience Scholarships, which offer twenty-five awards of $2,500 for incoming freshmen.
Availability Available
Eligibility Criteria

These scholarships are available to incoming freshman students who want to experience the incredible opportunities in international travel, innovative internships, applied research, and cultural experiences. This scholarship is awarded in tandem with the Centennial Experience Scholarship, which provides a one-time award of $2,500 for the recipient's first year.

This $2,500 scholarship is available to be used at any time from the recipient's first year at UW-Eau Claire through the end of their junior year. It can be used to participate in a study abroad or immersion experiences, internships, and/or undergraduate research experiences. Any unused funds at the start of the recipient's senior year will be applied to their tuition in the form of a straight scholarship.

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 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.
Thank You Thank you notes should be addressed to the UW-Eau Claire Foundation Board and sent in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.