Valaria Kopplin Wilbur Memorial Scholarship

Departments: Advising and New Student Initiatives Categories: Nontraditional Students | Wisconsin Residents - Specific Areas
Amount One award of $500.
Availability Annually
Eligibility Criteria Recipient must be a self-supporting adult student or an adult of a self-supporting family unit attending as a full- time junior or senior undergraduate carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours or is a graduate student carrying a minimum of 9 credit hours. Student must be from Northwestern Wisconsin, preferably from the Fall Creek High School. Student must maintain a 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale). Financial need must be documented. Preference will be given to those who do not have adequate financial aid or scholarship resources available. Use of the scholarship is restricted to tuition or other expenses through UW-Eau Claire (tuition credit awarded, not cash). This scholarship is renewable.
Application Procedure

To be considered for Nontraditional Student Scholarships, you must be admitted to the university, enrolled in courses, and be in good academic standing. Once you are admitted and enrolled, you must:
Go to the Nontraditional Student Services site and select the Scholarships page. Read through the information there, then go to Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network at: and complete the Nontraditional Students and Student Parents Scholarship Application. If you are a female nontraditional student, you may also complete the PEO and AAUW Nontraditional Female Students application.

Selection Procedure Nontraditional Student Services will coordinate the selection process. Applications will be considered holistically and include a review of the student’s academic record and financial need (in most cases).
Selection Deadline Screening of candidates will begin in April.
Notification Award notices will be sent to scholarship recipients, typically in early July. The NSS Advisor will send a report with background information concerning the recipient will be sent to Lorna Wilbur Wilson each time it is awarded.
Thank You Please send thank-you notes to Lorna Wilbur Wilson in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation office.