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King/Chavez Scholars Program


The King/Chávez Scholars Program is designed to attract and retain exceptional undergraduate scholars at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. It also reflects UW-Whitewater’s commitment to upholding the ideals and expectations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Cesar Chávez.


All applicants must meet the following criteria in order to apply for the program.

  1. Member of a racial/ethnic historically underrepresented group (priority for pell eligible students)
  2. Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative high school GPA and ACT score of 21 or higher
  3. Accepted & committed to enrolling at UW-Whitewater for the upcoming fall semester as a FIRST TIME FIRST YEAR STUDENT (incoming freshman).


Have questions? Please contact or call 262-472-1126


Award Amount: $4,000

Application Link: CLICK HERE

Application Deadline: January 1, 2020