Students must be admitted to the Fond du Lac Campus of UW Oshkosh to be eligible for scholarships through the UWO–Fond du Lac Foundation. If you are not currently a student, we encourage you to apply to the Fond du Lac Campus of UW Oshkosh today. 

Scholarships are monetary gifts from community, private, and campus sources and are usually based on academic merit or some other criteria. Some scholarships also require verification of financial need. Therefore, all scholarship applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Scholarships for students at the University are supported by private donors, local businesses, and the annual fundraising event, Corks & Forks. No repayment of scholarships is required.

Scholarships for students admitted after April 1, 2020

Scholarships of $500.00 each are available for students admitted and accepted after the initial scholarship application deadline (March 30, 2020).

These competitive scholarships are open to all who have applied and have been admitted after April 1, 2020 to UWO and plan to attend classes on the Fond du Lac Campus.

Scholarship Application Deadline

August 21, 2020

New and incoming transfer students:

You must be a UWO-Fond du Lac campus student to apply for the UWO-Fond du Lac Foundation scholarships. Learn how to apply for admissions online here. Contact the Solutions Center (Student Affairs) at 920-929-1122 if you need assistance.

Scholarships for Books and Supplies

Student with book in libraryThe Berger Book Bag Fund provides financial assistance to UWO–Fond du Lac students who might otherwise have difficulty purchasing needed books and academic supplies. This program is made possible through the generous gifts made in memory of Joseph S. Berger, Jr. and his father Joseph S. Berger, Sr., who together were instrumental in the establishment of the Fond du Lac campus in 1963.

Apply for Fall Semester Funding

Berger Book Bag Fund applications are now available.

Apply for Spring Semester Funding

Application is available Nov. 1–Jan. 3.

Other Scholarships

These scholarships are not managed by UWO-Fond du Lac Foundation but by the organization that sponsors the scholarship. Please contact that organization with any questions.

2020 BIASEW Dennis Peterman Scholarship, Building Inspectors Association Southeastern Wisconsin Region

2020 H.R. Scholarship, Fond du Lac Area Human Resources Association

Miss Fond du Lac, Miss Fond du Lac Scholarship Program

Stephenson Scholarship, Hazel Stephenson Scholarship Committee

WCSWMA Scholarship, Wisconsin Counties Solid Waste Management Association

WIAWWA Scholarship, Wisconsin Section of AWWA’s Young Professional Committee

For more information about scholarships at the Fond du Lac campus, be sure to talk to your high school guidance counselor or contact the Student Affairs Solution Center at

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Fond du Lac Campus
400 University Dr
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
  (920) 929-1100