2022 University of Wisconsin – River Falls Merit Scholarship (US Based)

Scholarship Awarding University:
University of Wisconsin – River Falls

Type of degree:
Bachelor’s

Scholarship Deadline:
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 5th of January, 2022

Scholarship Summary:
UWRF awards merit scholarships to first-year students (domestic and international) based on a comprehensive review of criteria including history of academic performance, background and experiences, leadership, and potential to enrich the campus community.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:
There are no set criteria for consideration but past recipients were in the top 35% of the applicant pool.

Value of Scholarship:
The UWRF Merit Scholarships are valued as follows;
i. Falcon Scholars Scholarship for Wisconsin residents: $1,000 scholarship renewable for four years, with an additional $2,000 stipend for undergraduate research or study abroad in the junior or senior year.
ii. Study in Wisconsin Scholarship for Wisconsin non-residents: $3,000 scholarship per year, renewable for up to four years.
iii. Diversity Success Scholarship: $1,000-$3,500, a one-time award given to select ethnically diverse or economically disadvantaged incoming first-year students.  Preference will be given (but not limited to) participants from college access programs.
iv. Falcons Soar Scholarship: $500-$2,500, a one-time award offered to first-year students with a history of strong academic performance. 
v. Falcons Fly Higher Scholarship: $500-$2,500, a one-time award offered to first-year or transfer students.  Academic potential, background and experiences, financial need, leadership and potential to enrich the campus community are given consideration when making these awards. 
vi. International Student Scholarship: International students will receive $3,000 for each year of enrollment.

Scholarship Application Guide:
There is no separate scholarship application; simply apply for admission to be considered.

Scholarship Website:
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the UWRF Scholarship Page or the International Cost Page.