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Talent Incentive Program

  • Wisconsin resident attending a Wisconsin College.
  • Awarded to students who are exceptionally needy.
  • Must fall into at least one of the following categories:
    • Enrolled in a special academic support program
    • First generation college student
    • Educationally disadvantaged student
    • Handicapped according to the Department of Workforce Development, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) or the Americans with Disabilities Act definition
  • Must be first-time freshman for initial award and maintain continuous enrollment to be considered for subsequent semesters.
  • Not be delinquent in payments of court-ordered child support and/or maintenance
  • A limited number of incoming freshman will be awarded the initial TIP grant based on the date of their completed FAFSA application.  First-time freshman who are not awarded an initial TIP grant should seek  nomination by contacting their nearest Wisconsin Educational Opportunity Center.
  • Eligibility limited to 10 semesters.
  • Award ranges from $600 - $1,800.
  • Continuing students who have completed the FAFSA will be awarded the TIP grant by the UWM Financial Aid Office.