Inmate-Funded Scholarships for Children with Incarcerated Parents

Inmate Funded Scholarships for Children with Incarcerated Parents Photo

L to R: Stan Stojkovic, dean, HBSSW; Percy Pitzer, founder, Creative Corrections Education Foundation; Chris Abele, Milwaukee County Executive; Mike Hafemann, superintendent, Milwaukee House of Correction

Read the recent stories about a new effort to support the education of prisoners' children.

New Initiative Allows Inmates to Help Send Children to School

Wisconsin Public Radio, Jan. 7, 2014

Inmates Helping Inmates

New York Times, Dec. 19, 2013

New UWM Scholarship Offered to Children of Inmates

Includes information on UWM student eligibility and donating to the new scholarship for UWM students.

New program awards scholarships to Milwaukee inmates' children

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, Dec. 6, 2013

Milwaukee Inmates Contribute to College Scholarship Fund

Wisconsin Public Radio, Dec. 6, 2013

Inmate Funded Educational Scholarship Kicks Off Dec. 5

Today at UWM, Dec. 2, 2013

To contribute to this scholarship:

Online: https://givetouwm.uwmfdn.org/

To donate online, please follow these steps:

  1. In the Gift Information section, click on HELEN BADER SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WELFARE from the pull down menu.
  2. Choose CREATIVE CORRECTIONS EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP from the secondary designation pull down menu.

Mail: UWM Foundation, Creative Corrections Educational Foundation Fund, 1440 E. North Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202

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