Program Benefits

Along with the $5,000 renewable scholarship, Life Impact provides extensive services specifically designed to meet your needs. All participants are assessed by program staff on a regular basis and provided personal support, along with resources and referrals. Program activities are developed to provide participants with the opportunity to grow personally, professionally and academically. The activities are meant to increase all participants' chances to complete their undergraduate degree at UWM and either find family-sustaining employment after graduation or pursue an advanced degree.

As a participant, you are eligible to receive a variety of services and benefits, including:

  • Access to a Life Coach and Support Team that will assist participants with their academic, personal and professional needs
  • Emergency Funds for crisis situations that could interfere with academic goals
  • Probationary Support if a participant is not performing well academically
  • Professional Development and Leadership Opportunities
  • Post Graduation Support for up to six months after graduation

  • The Life Impact Program is a renewable scholarship. Participants that meet the program requirements, do well academically and are committed to their academic goals may continue the following academic year.
  • Participants generally experience decreased loan debt upon graduation
  • Access to office supplies and equipment
  • Campus liaisons for a variety of departments
  • Corporate and community support
  • Student-Parent social events
  • Workshops that focus on student - parent needs
  • Student Parent Support Groups

To discuss your needs and any of these services and benefits, please contact the Life Coach at 229-4431 or the Support Team at 229-6626 or 229-6365. Please note that many forms related to these services are available on-line. Just click on "Forms."

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Office Hours:

Monday - Friday:
8:30 - 4:30

Contact Information:

Mellencamp 104
2442 East Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Phone: (414)229-6626
Fax: (414)229-5699

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