Eligibility Requirements

Before you apply for an Ab Nicholas Scholarship check to see that you meet all of the eligibility requirements:

Athletic Requirements

You must be participating in your high school’s boys or girls basketball program during this (your senior) year either as a player or a manager.

Financial Requirements

  • The foundation uses your completed Free Application For Student Aid form (FAFSA) to determine financial need.
  • You may also apply for and receive other financial aid.

Educational Requirements

  • You must be a senior graduating this year from a Wisconsin high school – public or private.
  • You must attend a University of Wisconsin System school as a full-time student (at least 12 credits), enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year program.
  • To renew your scholarship, you must maintain performance consistent with the original award criteria, including a cumulative grade point average greater than 2.0.

Other Requirements

  • You must be a bona fide resident of Wisconsin.
  • You will need a unique student ID number for the UW System school(s) you are applying to.
  • You will need a completed FAFSA form on file (Free Application For Student Aid) for your application to be considered.
  • You will need to file an application online during the enrollment period of February 1 – April 30 of your senior year.