U-News: December Newsletter 2021

Friday, Dec 10, 2021

December Newsletter 2021

New Merit Scholarship Program Attracts Talented Students

In the 2020-21 school year, the UW Wausau Campus Foundation began funding a new Merit Scholarship program to encourage high-achieving students to attend our campus. Prospective incoming students are offered $1,000 or $1,500 Merit Scholarships each spring by the UWSP at Wausau campus executive. “Students have many college options. With these scholarships we can demonstrate that not only is UWSP-Wausau their best choice in terms of quality; we're also their best financial choice," said Ann Herda-Rapp, UWSP at Wausau campus executive.  Read More

Annual Fund Campaign Is Foundation Sparkplug

Donors sometimes ask why the UW Wausau Campus Foundation conducts an Annual Fund campaign. The short answer: Our Annual Fund campaign is the sparkplug that makes our foundation engine go. It provides unrestricted dollars to fund operational expenses and other areas of significant need. Annual Fund donations also provide student scholarships, support faculty research and development, underwrite new equipment and technology and make various public events possible. December is a key month for the Annual Fund campaign. Please click here to support the Annual Fund campaign!

GivingTuesday Donations Exceed $50K Goal

For the second consecutive year, the UW Wausau Campus Foundation exceeded its GivingTuesday goal of $50,000 for scholarships in a campaign that culminated on November 30. GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and their world. “UWSP-Wausau students need our help to offset the costs of tuition,” said Foundation President, Amy Plier. The foundation’s campaign raised $50,000 to fund the following local scholarships...  Read More

Season’s Greetings from the UW Wausau Campus Foundation

‘Tis the season for joy, peace and gratitude. As we look forward to the holidays and turning the page to 2022, we pause to appreciate how far we’ve come this year with your help. Thank you! On behalf of our student and faculty scholarship recipients, and from everyone at the UW Wausau Campus Foundation, we wish all donors, sponsors and alumni a joyous holiday season with all the trimmings.

Did You Know?

Did you know all funds donated to the UW Wausau Campus Foundation remain in Wausau and directly benefit current and prospective UW Stevens Point at Wausau students? And, while scholarships are a huge part of what we do, your donation to our Annual Fund campaign will also help fund:

  • Research awards and study programs
  • Faculty and staff professional development and recognition
  • Foundation operations

A donation to the UW Wausau Campus Foundation will directly impact the lives of students and faculty — one human being to another. There are many ways to give. Please give now to help us reach our fundraising goal before the end of our fiscal year!

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Current Fiscal Year

Scholarships Awarded 

Value of Scholarships Provided

Including two new scholarship programs:

Incoming student incentive grants

More science, technology, engineering & math scholarships