Good luck on Finals!

SSS Newsletter for 12/8-12/12

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Finals Fun

Don't want to Study Alone?
  • Visit the Multicultural Education Center (MEC) from 12pm-12am today through Thursday! Refreshments will be served in the evening.

Don't forget these additional resources:
  • Reading & Study Skills Center, Nursing Ed 201
  • Center for Academic Resources (tutoring), Student Success Center
  • Math Lab, Swart 113
  • Developmental Math Lab, Swart 301
  • Writing Center, Student Success Center
  • Counseling Center (Test Anxiety etc.), Student Success Center

Interested in Paid Research for Graduate School?

Ronald McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Programs

Application deadline: December 15, 2014

This program seeks students who are first-generation college students, low-income and/or from under-represented groups and who would be good candidates for graduate doctoral studies.

Eligible students must meet the following criteria by being:

  • Motivated and disciplined undergraduates interested in pursuing a PhD (students may need to have the value of doctoral studies explained)
  • College-level rising juniors and seniors in good academic standing
  • Citizens and/or permanent legal residents of the U.S.
  • First-generation college students with demonstrated financial need
  • African-American, Latino-American, Native-American students and those historically under-represented at the graduate level
  • Applicants must have achieved at least 45 cumulative credit hours toward their degree at the time of application and a GPA of 2.75.
For more information on the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program, please see the website:

New Scholarships!

John and Pat Kerrigan Scholarship
Award amount: $1,000; 12 awards

Deadline: 2/10/2015

1. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students.

2. Applicants must have earned at least 24 and no more than 45 credits at the time of application. (This includes all college-level credits: CLEP, CAPP, retro, transfer, etc.) Do not count fall 2014 credits.

3. At least 24 of the credits must have been earned in residence at UW Oshkosh.

4. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.25.

5. Applicants must demonstrate involvement and leadership in campus or community activities.

Oshkosh Community Dragon Boat Scholarship
Award amount: $1,000; two awards
Deadline: 2/4/2015

  1. Applicants must be part- or full-time undergraduate or graduate students.
  2. Applicants must live or work in Winnebago County at the time of application and the time the award is disbursed.
  3. Applicants must demonstrate financial need by preparing a statement that explains their need for financial support.
  4. Applicants must submit a personal statement that describes their goals and provides evidence of campus or community involvement.

Agnes Drexler Kujawa Memorial Scholarship for Single Mothers
Award amount: Up to $1,000; number of awards varies
Deadline: 2/10/2015

  1. Applicants must be female single parents having legal physical custody of one or more minor children.
  2. Applicants must be enrolled for at least six undergraduate credits or three graduate credits per semester.

George D. Dallas Scholarship

Award amount: $600; one award

Deadline: 3/1/2015

  1. Applicants must be current seniors or graduates of Stevens Point Area Senior High School.
  2. Graduates must be full-time freshmen, sophomores or juniors at UWO at the time of application.
  3. Applicants with a declared major or minor in physical education will be given special consideration.

SSS Students take Pre-College Visitors on a Campus Tour!

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December Hours

Even though the semester is ending the SSS offices will still be open! If you have questions about your spring schedule, GPA calculations, or anything else, please call and set up an appointment: 920-424-1310.

Hours during Christmas and New Year's week:
  • Monday (12/22) & Tuesday (12/23): 8am-4:30pm
  • Wednesday-Thursday: closed
  • Friday (12/26): 8am-4:30pm

  • Monday (12/29) and Tuesday (12/30): 8am-4:30pm
  • Wednesday-Thursday: closed
  • Friday (1/2/14): 8am-4:30pm