Lakeland University Scholarships

Traditional Undergraduate Scholarships

Lakeland is committed to providing exceptional value at a manageable cost. That's why we offer a variety of scholarships to help make the cost of your education more affordable.

We also encourage all students applying for scholarships to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 

After gaining acceptance to Lakeland, you may begin applying for scholarships through your Future Muskie Portal. You will use the login information you created when you first applied to Lakeland to access the portal site. Each scholarship opportunity will be listed as a "Form" on your checklist.

If you have any questions or would like additional scholarship information, please contact your admissions counselor or the financial aid office!

Full-Tuition & Premiere

Biochemistry (B.S.), Biology (B.S.), Broad Field Science, Chemistry (B.S.), Computer Science (B.S.), Criminal Justice, Education, Exercise Science (B.S.), Industrial Systems Analytics (B.S.), Mathematics, Pre-Nursing and Psychology. Application deadline of Nov. 16, 2020. On-campus interviews Dec. 4, 2020.

Broad Field Social Studies, Communication, Creative Writing (B.F.A.), English, Graphic Design, History, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Religion, Spanish, Studio Art and Writing. Application deadline of Nov. 16, 2020. On-campus interviews Dec. 5, 2020.

Accounting, Business Administration, Food Safety & Quality, Hospitality Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Organizational Management and Sport Management and Leadership. School of Business Scholarship application deadline of Nov. 16, 2020. On-campus interviews Dec. 3, 2020.

Awards full-tuition scholarships to selected students from Sheboygan County. A minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.25 or a score of 27 or better on the ACT are required. Renewable. Application deadline of Nov. 17, 2019. On-campus interviews during the week of Dec. 9 - Dec. 13, 2019

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Awards multiple full tuition scholarships to new, full-time freshmen of minority ethnicity. Preference is given to freshmen graduating from an inner city high school. Priority is given to graduates of Providence-St. Mel High School in Chicago with financial need Federal and Lakeland grants are also awarded to meet full-time tuition costs. Renewable. Application deadline Jan. 30, 2020.

Ten renewable scholarships of $20,000 are available for new students eager to explore the intersection of faith, reason, and justice. Students must declare and maintain satisfactory academic progress towards a minor or major in religion and participate in programing of the Ulrich Center for Philosophy, Ethics, and Christian Thought. This scholarship cannot be combined with any academic scholarships. Open to new, full-time freshmen or transfer students. Priority application deadline for fall 2020 semester is Feb. 10, 2020.

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This full-tuition scholarship is open to new, full-time freshmen with high financial need. Preference will be given to students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Renewable. Application deadline April 1, 2020.

Academic

Academic scholarships for freshmen entering the traditional program will be awarded based on combinations of student ACT or SAT test scores and cumulative, non-weighted high school GPAs. Scholarships range in total value between $24,000-$64,000. Annual awards are between $6,000-$16,000 and are renewable with designated Lakeland University GPAs.

Use the scholarship calculator below to quickly determine your potential academic scholarship based on your GPA and ACT/SAT score. 

Directions: Use your ACT composite score or your SAT total score, as well as your non-weighted, cumulative high school GPA. If you are a new transfer student entering the traditional program, please refer to transfer student scholarship opportunities.

Contact the financial aid office if you have any questions or would like additional information.

 

What does cooperative education mean at Lakeland?

  • Work and earn up to $100,000 during your four years as a Lakeland University student; earning credits while you earn money (this includes scholarship dollars)
  • Develop an impressive resume enhancing your marketability post-graduation through curricular and co-curricular development opportunities
  • Build professional relationships with world-class local companies

Cooperative Education Scholarship
Open to new, full-time freshmen. Lakeland’s innovative cooperative education model allows students to gain 12-18 months of professional work experience while earning academic credit. Along with the wages students earn, Lakeland's co-op will add an additional $2,000 - $4,000 per year to students’ academic scholarships. Renewable.

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Specialty

Student descendants of families who were displaced by the Vietnam Conflict are eligible to apply for the renewable $15,000 Col. Yong Chue Yang Scholarship. This scholarship cannot be combined with any academic scholarships. Open to new, full-time freshmen or transfer students. Application deadline for fall 2020 semester is July 1, 2020.

Awards $10,000 to a selected full-time freshman who is a graduate of a Sheboygan County high school. The student should be focused on academics above athletics and be actively involved in extra-curricular or volunteer activities. Non-renewable. Application deadline Jan. 30, 2020.

Awards $1,000 - 3,000 per year to an accomplished piano student who serves as accompanist to choral students. Audition required for initial award. Renewable upon audition each year.

Priority application deadline for top awards is Feb. 1, 2020. Rolling application deadline for remaining awards is May 1, 2020. Auditions scheduled upon completion of application.

Awards $500 - $3,000 per year to qualified music students. Annual audition required, along with participation in a band or choral group at Lakeland. Open to new, full-time freshmen or transfer students. Renewable.

Priority application deadline for top awards is Feb. 1, 2020. Rolling application deadline for remaining awards is May 1, 2020. Auditions scheduled upon completion of application.

Awards $1,000 - $3,000 per year to qualified theatre performers and production assistants. Open to new, full-time freshman or transfer students. Audition required, along with participation in Lakeland’s productions. Renewable. Application deadline of July 1, 2020.

Priority application deadline for top awards is Feb. 1, 2020. Rolling application deadline for remaining awards is May 1, 2020. Auditions scheduled upon completion of application.

Top awards of $5,000 and $3,000, and multiple awards ranging from $500-$1,500. Open to new, full-time freshmen demonstrating leadership and/or altruism. Supplemental materials and interview required. Renewable. Priority deadline for top awards: Feb. 1, 2020. Rolling deadline for remaining awards: May 1, 2020. Skype interviews scheduled upon completion of application.

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