Eva L. Santos-Phillips and William H. Phillips Scholarship

Departments: Student Affairs/Dean of Students Categories: Any Course of Study | Blugold Beginnings | Diversity | First Generation | New Students
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.


Scholarship 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.

Thank You Thank you notes should be written and addressed to Eva Santos-Phillips and William Phillips and sent in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation Office.
Amount One award of $500.
Availability Available beginning in 2016-17.
Eligibility Criteria

Recipients must be high achieving students with financial need as required by the UW-Eau Claire Foundation's scholarship award standards.

Applicants are given priority in this order of preference:

  1. Ethnically diverse
  2. Women
  3. First-generation college students.
Applicants who align with the highest number of priority areas will receive the greatest consideration in the selection process. If all of these criteria are met and there is one of the qualified students who is in Latin American Studies, that student would receive first preference.
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.