Scholarships and Grants


Lawton Undergraduate Minority Retention Grant (Lawton Grant)

Full-time minority students are eligible for up to $4,000 per academic year and a maximum of $16,000. 
Learn more about the Lawton Grant


LGBTQ+ Scholarship

Students must identify as LGBTQ+ and are either 1) enrolled at UW Oshkosh and are in good academic standing, with at least one semester remaining before graduation, or 2) enrolled in a public or private high school scheduled to graduate in the spring. Applications, including letters of reference, are due in November of each year. Applications are submitted through AcademicWorks. 


Student Support Services Scholarship

Students must be participants of Student Support Services (SSS). 
Learn more about the SSS Scholarship


AAUW Scholarship

The National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) is an annual leadership conference put on by the American Association of University Women (AAUW). AAUW Oshkosh and the UWO Women’s Center fund one student each year to attend the annual AAUW conference. More information will be sent to students via email from the Women’s Center.

The following are the requirements for the scholarship:

  • Students must be returning to UW Oshkosh the following semester after the conference so they are able to use the skills learned to further their student leadership
  • Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • A commitment to advancing women’s rights via community service, research, or activism more broadly defined
  • A commitment to attend the NCCWSL conference and active participation in the leadership planning committee
  • Prior to application, applicants must become an affiliate member of the AAUW. Affiliate membership is free to UW Oshkosh students; see for more information.