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Ok, you REALLY shouldn’t wait any longer…

Each month, I will be highlighting 15 scholarships for the following month to allow you easy access to a few scholarships.  Here are just a few of the many scholarships we have on our Scholarship Database for you to apply … Continue reading

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August Staff Member of the Month!

If you have stopped in the Financial Aid Office, you have probably talked with our Staff Member of the Month, Tammy Haakenson! Tammy has been at the front desk, as the Financial Aid Office’s Receptionist, since February of this year. … Continue reading

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July Staff Member of the Month!

With July comes fireworks, parades… And our July Staff Person of the Month! Meet Ka Lia Smith! One of our Financial Aid Counselors and Student Service Coordinators, Ka Lia has been apart of the UWL family since 2010 when she … Continue reading

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Building a Budget

Now that college has consumed much of our money, how are we supposed to know how much ‘extra’ money we have? To spend or save? That is the real question; you may never have the opportunity to travel about the … Continue reading

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Welcome! Welcome! Welcome!

I would like to welcome the incoming freshmen to the university and also to the Scholarship Research Center (SRC), where I hope you spend lots of time because it can benefit you in many, many ways. I, too, am an … Continue reading

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June Staff Member of the Month!

It’s that time again! Meet our June Financial Aid Person of the Month! Karen DeSchepper is part of our Support Staff and if you’ve ever called in or stopped by the Financial Aid Office, it’s not uncommon for her to … Continue reading

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Transfer Troubles?

As the year winds down, some students may have plans to transfer to other Universities. I am no exception. In June, I’m moving halfway across the country. So what’s next? If you’re like me, moving to a whole new university … Continue reading

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May Staff Person of the Month!

Meet our first Financial Aid Staff Person of the Month! Terry Micks is the UWL Loan Programs Coordinator. She first came to UWL in 1972 for school, but when she got married took a break, caring for her two children, … Continue reading

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So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen

As the school year comes to an end in a few months, we all must face a bittersweet reality: many students are nearing their final days here as UWL students. While we will miss their faces and their contributions to … Continue reading

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Weird Science! Er… Scholarships!

Have you ever seen a scholarship and thought “How is that a scholarship?” Today I decided to dive in and investigate some of the scholarships that can leave you scratching your head in confusion, but can earn you lots of … Continue reading

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