Kemper K. Knapp Undergraduate Scholarships

The Kemper K. Knapp Undergraduate Scholarships are supported through the annual generous support of the Kemper K. Knapp Bequest Committee to support high academic achieving freshman and transfer students from the State of Wisconsin.

Donor Information

Kemper K. Knapp graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1879. Influenced by classmates that included Charles Van Hise (creator of the Wisconsin Idea), Robert La Follett (former Wisconsin governor and US Senator) and Jean Bascom (daughter of university president John Bascom) Mr. Knapp sought to improve the lives of future generations of students “to cultivate in the student body ideals of honesty, sincerity, earnestness, tolerance, and social and political obligations.” The Kemper K. Knapp Bequest Committee has supported these undergraduate scholarships for many years.

There are two types of Kemper K. Knapp Scholarships:

Kemper K. Knapp Scholarship for National Merit Finalists

Selection Criteria
1. Entering Freshmen
2. 2020 National Merit Finalist who has selected UW-Madison as their “first choice” college
3. High academic achievement as demonstrated on their undergraduate admission application

How to Apply

National Merit Finalists must select UW-Madison as their “first choice” college with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. While students have until May 31, 2020 to report their “first choice” college, we recommend that you select UW-Madison before March 1, 2020. Students will be contacted if selected.

Kemper K. Knapp Merit Scholarship

Selection Criteria
1. Entering Freshmen or entering transfer student
2. Completed the FAFSA and be offered Federal Student Aid
3. High academic achievement as demonstrated on their undergraduate admission application

How to Apply

Entering freshmen and entering transfer students who complete the FAFSA and have been offered Federal Student Aid will be automatically considered for this scholarship. Students will be contacted if selected.



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Award
Up to $7,500
Organizations
Campus-Wide and National Scholarships
Deadline
05/31/2020