Awards under this program are made to resident minority undergraduates, excluding first year students, enrolled at least half-time in Independent or Wisconsin Technical College institutions. According to the statutes, a minority student is defined as a student who is either an African American, American Indian, Hispanic, or Southeast Asian from Laos, Cambodia, or Vietnam admitted to the U.S. after December 31, 1975. Awards are based on financial need with a maximum grant of $2,500 a year for up to eight semesters or twelve quarters. The University of Wisconsin System has a similar program for students attending those institutions.
Application: FAFSA and nomination by Financial Aid Office
Required Enrollment: At least half-time, and excluding first year
Award Amount: $250 to $2,500
Please check the website for any changes in application deadline.
Year of Need: College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,
Type: Needs Based
Num Awards: Varies
Min Award: 250
Max Award: 2500
Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board
P.O. Box 7885 131 West Wilson Street Suite 902
Madison, WI 537077885
Contact Person: Deanna Schulz Grant Specialist