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Prospective Students for 2020-2021: Download the Financial Aid
& Scholarship Guide

Scholarships and grants are types of financial aid that do not need to be repaid.

Lakeland University Scholarships

New students entering the traditional program in 2020-2021 may view the guide to the right for information relating to the opportunities available to them at their time of enrollment.

For returning students, the cumulative GPA after the fall term is always used when determining continuing scholarship eligibility for the next academic year. Renewability of scholarships and the required GPA's for scholarship renewability are determined by the year you entered Lakeland University.

Federal Government


Education award for community service with AmeriCorps.

Federal Pell Grant

A federal grant for eligible students that is need-based and does not need to be repaid.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

A federal grant is for students with exceptional financial need.  Awards are based on amount allocated to the college each year by the Department of Education.

Federal Direct Student Loan Program

Federal Perkins Loan

The federal Perkins loan is a federally funded, low-interest loan program. Lakeland University selects high-need recipients.  As of October, 2017, the Department of Education has ceased funding new students to the program.


Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan

Federal Work Study

A work-study program awarded to high-need recipients. Students work on campus for a maximum of ten hours per week.


State of Wisconsin

Academic Excellence Scholarship

For students who have the highest high school GPA of their graduating class.

Department of Vocational Rehabilitation

(DVR) training grant offers funding to individuals with disabilities.

Hearing & Visually Handicapped Student Grant

May be offered to Wisconsin residents who have severe, profound hearing or visual impairment and who have completed the Hearing & Visually Handicapped Student Grant Application.

Indian Student Assistance Grant

May be offered to Wisconsin resident of Native American descent who have completed the Indian Student Assistance Grant Application.

Minority Undergraduate Retention Grant

A candidate for this grant may be nominated by the Office of Financial Aid if he/she qualifies as a minority student.

Talent Incentive Program Grant (TIP)

The TIP grant designed to assist low-income, disadvantaged freshmen students. Students may apply for this grant at the nearest Wisconsin Educational Opportunity Program office. More information.

Wisconsin Grant 

May be offered to Wisconsin residents who attend Wisconsin private colleges such as Lakeland University. Funds for this program are limited. Students are strongly advised to meet the February 1 FAFSA priority filing date.


Other Types of Financial Aid

Alternative Loan

Military/Veterans Benefits

Click on the link above for more information. Please contact Sue Bialk, Associate Director of Financial Aid & Educational Funding and Director of Veteran Services at 920-565-1032 ext. 2377 or Karen Fischer, Assistant Director of Financial Aid & Educational Funding at 920-565-1032 ext. 2376 if you have any questions.

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