International Student Scholarships

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UW-Stout offers scholarships to qualified international students based on their academic achievement or equivalent grade point average (GPA), financial need, and their continued participation in qualifying cultural and community service activities. Students are only eligible for one international scholarship award. These scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to full-time students. Continuing students must complete a minimum 20 hours of global involvement before the deadline for the next semester.  The scholarships currently available for international applicants at the point of admission are:

International Student Tuition Scholarship*

The following scholarships are based on previous academic performance and financial need.  International students who apply to Stout degree programs are automatically considered.

Graduate Students

$6,000** per academic year for students with a cumulative GPA of 3.33 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)

Based on bachelors/undergraduate degree GPA of 3.33 or higher, and financial need. To maintain the scholarship, a cumulative UW-Stout graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher is required.

Undergraduate Students

$5,000** per academic year  GPA: 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)

Based on high school/undergraduate coursework GPA of 3.0 or higher, and financial need. To maintain the scholarship, a cumulative UW-Stout graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher is required.

* Please note: Customized Instruction and ESL programs and classes are not eligible for the International Tuition Scholarship.

** The International Student Tuition Scholarship is competitive and is based on academic merit. While all applicants are considered, there is no scholarship guarantee. Please email international@uwstout.edu if you have questions.

#YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship*

You are welcome here banner50% of the Nonresident Tuition Rate

Based on high school/undergraduate coursework GPA of 3.5 (4.0 scale) or higher for first-year undergraduate international applicant of any major demonstrating interest and initiative in promoting intercultural learning and exchange. 

Applicants must first complete the UW-Stout application for admission.  Following this, applicants must complete the #YAWH scholarship application and submit to international@uwstout.edu by April 1, 2020 for Fall 2020 consideration. Only two qualifying students will be awarded this scholarship each year during the fall term.

* Please note: Customized Instruction and ESL programs and classes are not eligible for the #YAWH Scholarship.

Stout University Foundation Scholarships

International students are also eligible for a wide variety of scholarships offered by the Stout University Foundation. Full information about Stout Foundation Scholarships is available at: