The Klos Family Scholarship was established by 1968 graduate Fran Klos. This scholarship honors Fran’s belief in the power of an Edgewood College Liberal Arts education and her commitment to providing financial assistance to students, especially those from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.
Criteria: The Klos Family Scholarship provides annual scholarship support to an undergraduate student with financial need. First preference will be given to a student pursuing a degree in History, Philosophy, English, Political Science, or Biology, with a second preference given to a student seeking a degree in Psychology, Communication Studies, or Sociology. Additional preference will be given to students from underrepresented backgrounds, with first preference given to an African-American student, and second preference given to a Latino/a student.
The Myrtis Nickelberry Memorial Scholarship was created by Dr. Odell Nickelberry, MBA '94, to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of his mother, Myrtis Nickelberry. This scholarship recognizes her dedication to motherhood, the sacrifices she made as a single mother, and honors her faith in and advocacy of higher education.
Criteria: The Myrtis Nickelberry Memorial Scholarship supports a full-time undergraduate student in financial need who is from a single parent home, from outside of Wisconsin, with preference given to a minority student.
The Garcia Scholarship offers financial assistance to an undergraduate student pursuing an education degree with an ESL education minor.
Criteria: The Garcia Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student in financial need with a sophomore or higher status seeking an ESL minor. First preference is given to a minority student with additional preference given to a native born Spanish speaker.
The Fund for Edgewood Educators offers financial support to future educators, increases opportunities for students underrepresented on campus, and focuses on diversifying the education profession. In addition to financial support, a benefit to the student scholar is the opportunity to work and learn from an Edgewood College faculty mentor.
Criteria: The Fund for Edgewood Educators is awarded to an undergraduate education major in financial need poised to teach in a local school serving a diverse population.
The Pepsi Diversity Endowed Scholarship provides annual support to a minority student in financial need.
The St. Martin de Porres Scholarship offers financial assistance to a domestic student of color with financial need and strong academic performance.
Students currently enrolled at Edgewood College can apply for the DREAMER Educational Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a current fulltime, undocumented, undergraduate student(s) in financial need. Academic standing will also be considered in the selection process.
The DREAMER Educational Scholarship is awarded to a full-time, undocumented, undergraduate student(s) in financial need. Academic standing will be considered in the selection process. The number of student recipients and the amount awarded to each will be determined by a selection committee consisting of representation from The Sharing the Dream Committee, Financial Aid Office, and one additional member of the Edgewood College community. The scholarship is renewable.
Please note that any information shared on your scholarship application will be used strictly for the scholarship selection purposes. Education records are not sole possession records, law enforcement unit records, employment records, medical records, or post-attendance records. Protection of your information is of utmost importance to the scholarship committee.
Applicants must submit an application by April 1, 2018. Only completed applications received by the deadline will be considered.
To be considered, applicants must:
- Be enrolled full-time, as an undergraduate student, at Edgewood College for the 2018-2019 academic year
- Undocumented or DACAmented status
- Demonstrate financial need
- Good Academic Standing
A completed application includes:
- Complete the Scholarship Application below.
- Attach a Personal Impact Statement to your Scholarship Application
- Complete the DACA Financial Aid Application and attach to your Scholarship Application
The Eddy's Emergency Fund is an emergency aid program that provides assistance to students with unexpected financial emergencies. This assistance was created to help students stay in college and meet their educational goals, ultimately, securing a better financial future.
Participants may receive only one emergency grant through this program of no more than $1,000. All grants are reviewed and awarded in accordance with Edgewood College's Non-Discrimination Policy.
For additional information, please visit: https://studentinvolvement.edgewood.edu/Student-Equity-and-Diversity/Eddys-Emergency-Fund
The Annual Trustees Opportunity Scholarship Fund exists to provide financial assistance to current underrepresented students with high need and high potential, including students whose continuation at Edgewood College is in jeopardy