This scholarship was created in recognition of Dawn’s true passion for education and her heartfelt desire to make intellectual advancement as openly available as possible. The following criteria shall be used in the annual selection of the recipient(s): Applicants must have completed at least nine credits toward their distance education degree with plans to continue their education; Applicants must be enrolled in any UW-Platteville distance education program; Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; Applicants must upload a current resume into the scholarship software. Please submit a 500 words or less statement addressing the question of why distance education is important to you having the ability to complete a degree.
The Financial Aid Office at UW-Platteville assists students in financing their educational expenses through state, federal and institutional programs. When administering these programs, our dedicated staff works with all prospective and current students, families, and members of the campus community. We strive to embrace emerging technologies, uphold the highest level of professionalism, confidentiality, honesty and integrity, in order to support the overall mission of the university by seeking to enhance enrollment, increase retention and encourage the academic success of our students while still adhering to federal, state and institutional regulations.