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Single Parent Scholarships

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.

  • Amount: $2,000.00
  • Awards: 0
  • Deadline: Nov 30, -1
  • Single-parent student who is head of household as defined by the IRS
  • Recently admitted or continuing UW-Madison degree student in good academic standing (undergraduate, graduate, or professional)
  • Evidence of probable academic success

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.

Donor Information
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.
Award Information
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.

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