Single Parent Scholarships are available for newly admitted or currently enrolled UW-Madison undergraduate, graduate or professional students who are single parents. These scholarships are supported by the following donors: The Professor Nancy W. Denney Memorial Scholarship Fund, the Evjue Foundation Inc. the charitable arm of the Capital Times, the AAUW-Madison Branch, The University League, Inc., The Joe Corry and Barbara Weston Corry Scholarship Fund, and other private donors.
Eligible applicants will be evaluated in a competitive selection process. View the program site and the scholarship application for details. Scholarship awards for nontraditional students require admission to a UW-Madison degree program. Prospective students who have not yet been admitted as UW-Madison degree candidates should submit an application for admission well before the scholarship deadline, and must anticipate an admissions decision by mid-March. Awards will be contingent upon enrollment during the scholarship year.
The Single Parent Scholarships, created in 1993, are funded with support from the American Association of University Women (AAUW)-Madison Branch, the University League, and private donors.
Scholarships provide $1,000-$2,000 in funding support for one academic year. A recipient may reapply in subsequent years.
Conditions of Award
Scholarship recipients must be enrolled for a minimum of nine degree credits each semester during their scholarship year.