Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH)! Here, you can apply to and find specific information on scholarships at UW-Madison.

Below, you will find a listing of scholarship opportunities available to students with information about the applications, deadlines, eligibility criteria, award amounts, donors, and more. For general scholarship information, FAQs, program and contact information for your School/College, and information on external scholarships, please visit our Scholarships Page.

To begin applying to scholarships, please sign in with your NetID and complete the brief General Application. Based on your answers in the General Application, you will be directed to fill out more specific applications tied to scholarships for which you are eligible.

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Looking for your old dashboard? If so, log in to Scholarships@UW-Madison. Please note that students will be unable to match to new scholarships, complete applications, or accept awards on your old dashboard – moving forward, all actions will take place in the new system, WiSH.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,500-$2,500 Trewartha Senior Honors Thesis Research Award
Student must be either Honors in the Major in Letters & Science, Honors in the Liberal Arts, or Comprehensive Honors. Student must also be enrolled...
Student must be either Honors in the Major in Letters & Science, Honors...
  • Deadline: 10/25/2019
  • Award: $1,500-$2,500
Deadline10/25/2019
Varies Dissertation Writing Camp
If you are working on your dissertation and need to jumpstart your writing, consider applying for the Dissertation Writing Camp. Eligibility...
If you are working on your dissertation and need to jumpstart your...
  • Deadline: 10/30/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/30/2019
Up to $1,000 Emma Allen Fellowship Award
The Emma Allen Fellowship Awards are made possible by a generous bequeathal from Emma Allen, a 1957 Ph.D. graduate of our Department and the...
The Emma Allen Fellowship Awards are made possible by a generous...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2019
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline10/31/2019
Varies Ray Kent Award
The Ray Kent Doctoral Scholarship is a fund administered through the University of Wisconsin Foundation for the Department of Communication...
The Ray Kent Doctoral Scholarship is a fund administered through the...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2019
Varies Community Environmental Scholars Program application
The Nelson Institute Community Environmental Scholars Program (CESP) is designed for students who want to link their passion for the environment...
The Nelson Institute Community Environmental Scholars Program (CESP) is...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/01/2019
Minimum $500 Continuing Education (CE) Grant
The Continuing Education tuition grant supports adult students who have experienced a significant break in their formal education and are attending...
The Continuing Education tuition grant supports adult students who have...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2019
  • Award: Minimum $500
Deadline11/01/2019
Up to $5,000 Deborah A. Hobbins Graduate Student Award in Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice
The Center for Research on Gender and Women offers a competitive award to support research and/or advocacy pertaining to reproductive health,...
The Center for Research on Gender and Women offers a competitive award...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2019
  • Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline11/01/2019
Varies Department of Economics General Scholarship Application
Department of Economics Scholarships The Department of Economics General Scholarship Application will match students with all department awards...
Department of Economics Scholarships The Department of Economics General...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/01/2019
Up to $1,000 Hyde Dissertation Research Award
The Center for Research on Gender and Women offers a competitive award to support social science dissertation research on gender or women’s studies...
The Center for Research on Gender and Women offers a competitive award...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2019
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline11/01/2019
$400 Mary Washburn Willets Award for Excellence in the Social Sciences
This award recognizes an outstanding Ph.D. student in the social sciences working in the area of gender/women’s studies. It is named in honor of...
This award recognizes an outstanding Ph.D. student in the social...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2019
  • Award: $400
Deadline11/01/2019
Varies Mellon Wisconsin Semester or Summer Fellowship Application
The Mellon Foundation in partnership with the State of Wisconsin provides funding to the College of Letters and Science for this initiative. The...
The Mellon Foundation in partnership with the State of Wisconsin...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/01/2019
Varies Wisconsin in Washington - Poli Sci
The Department of Political Science has limited scholarship funding available for Political Science declared majors who are participating in the...
The Department of Political Science has limited scholarship funding...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/01/2019
Varies Worcester/Whatley/Leavitt Scholarship
The Worcester/Whatley/Leavitt Award is given to a graduate student at UW-Madison, with preference to graduate students in the Department of Gender...
The Worcester/Whatley/Leavitt Award is given to a graduate student at...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/01/2019
$1,500 max. Ann Hoyt Cooperative Award
Description Thanks to the dedication of Professor Emerita Ann Hoyt and her colleagues in the Department of Consumer Science, the School of Human...
Description Thanks to the dedication of Professor Emerita Ann Hoyt and...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500 max.
Deadline11/15/2019
Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students Korean Flagship Program
THIS IS AN APPLICATION TO AN ACADEMIC, NON-DEGREE PROGRAM FOR UW-MADISON UNDERGRADUATES. THIS IS NOT A SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION. The University of...
THIS IS AN APPLICATION TO AN ACADEMIC, NON-DEGREE PROGRAM FOR UW-MADISON...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2019
  • Award: Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students
Deadline11/15/2019
$500 - $2,000 PhD Dissertation/MS Thesis/MFA Project Award
Description School-level competitive awards that support the research, scholarship and creative work of graduate students from all departments who...
Description School-level competitive awards that support the research,...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2019
  • Award: $500 - $2,000
Deadline11/15/2019
Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students Russian Flagship Program
THIS IS AN APPLICATION TO AN ACADEMIC, NON-DEGREE PROGRAM FOR UW-MADISON UNDERGRADUATES. THIS IS NOT A SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION. The University of...
THIS IS AN APPLICATION TO AN ACADEMIC, NON-DEGREE PROGRAM FOR UW-MADISON...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2019
  • Award: Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students
Deadline11/15/2019
Varies David L. Young Mathematics Scholarship
The David L. Young Scholarship was established in memory of David L. Young through donations from friends and family. The scholarship is awarded to...
The David L. Young Scholarship was established in memory of David L....
  • Deadline: 11/18/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/18/2019
Varies Abby Marlatt Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Abby Marlatt. Eligibility Criteria Any SoHE major. Preference will be given to applicants with good...
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Abby Marlatt. Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Albert A. Ebling Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to students in either the School of Human Ecology or the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Preference given to...
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to students in either the School of Human...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Barbara M. Hanson Brown Community Service Award
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Any SoHE major. Must have demonstrated outstanding dedication and achievement...
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Any SoHE...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Bob Richards Consumer Advocacy Internship Award
Eligibility Criteria SoHE student successfully completing a consumer protection/advocacy internship with public/nonprofit sector sponsors...
Eligibility Criteria SoHE student successfully completing a consumer...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Chris L. Christensen Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Chris L. Christensen. Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Preference given to freshman women....
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Chris L....
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Dorothy Earleywine Sullivan Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Need-based student with preference given to female WI residents. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions.
Eligibility Criteria: Need-based student with preference given to female...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Dr. William & Luella Mortenson Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Dr. William & Luella Mortenson. Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major.
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Dr. William & Luella...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Elizabeth Vandenberg Vergeront Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Preference given to students who had been a 4-H club member, and/or who served as a junior club leader.
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Preference given to students who...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Ellen M. Carlson Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHe major.
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHe major.
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Elmer Ebling Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to students in either the School of Human Ecology or the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Preference given...
Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to students in either the School of Human...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Emma Jordre Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Emma Jordre. Eligibility Criteria: Outstanding students majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design or...
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Emma Jordre. Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Genevieve Hicks Frost Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Genevieve Hicks Frost. Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Preference given to female students who...
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Genevieve Hicks...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Gladys Emerson Cook Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to a SoHE student who receives highest rank in junior year.
Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to a SoHE student who receives highest...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Great People/Great Place Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions. No other restrictions...
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a SoHE student. Awarded based on financial...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Hazel B. Paschall FIT Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a student majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design, who will be attending the Fashion Institute of Technology if...
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a student majoring in Textiles and Fashion...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Hazel B. Paschall Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design or Interior Architecture.
Eligibility Criteria: Must be majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design or...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Helen C. Stair Scholarship in Human Ecology
Eligibility Criteria: To provide scholarships for students in the School of Family Resources & Consumer Sciences at the University of...
Eligibility Criteria: To provide scholarships for students in the School...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies James A. Schwertfeger Personal Finance Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be majoring in Personal Finance. Selection based on academic achievement, leadership, involvement in campus activities...
Eligibility Criteria: Must be majoring in Personal Finance. Selection...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Jane W. Abrahamsen Great People Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as determined and verified by Financial Aid Office.
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies JoAnn & John Bolender Great People Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions.
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Preference will be given to...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Judy Dion Pyle Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major.
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major.
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Lorna Smithyman Will Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: 1. MUST be a Wisconsin resident and STRONG preference for student from rural, farm community. 2. MUST have financial need as...
Eligibility Criteria: 1. MUST be a Wisconsin resident and STRONG...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Margaret F. Hickey Scholarship
This SoHE Scholarship is provided in honor of Margaret F. Hickey Eligibility Criteria: Must be a SoHE Student. Student must meet need as defined by...
This SoHE Scholarship is provided in honor of Margaret F....
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Marie Ovitz Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a female, entering senior year, and be majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design.
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a female, entering senior year, and be...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Mary Baldwin Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: To be used for a prize or scholarship to a student majoring in Home Economics or Human Development & Family Studies.
Eligibility Criteria: To be used for a prize or scholarship to a student...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Meda L. Heywood Great People Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as determined and verified by FAFSA.
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Mildred Murdoch Becker Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Mildred Murdoch Becker. Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Must have junior standing and...
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Mildred Murdoch...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Nancy Chellevold Great People Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as determined and verified by the Financial Aid Office.
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Nellie Butt Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: 1. WI resident from Vernon County should be given preference if they have financial need and have good GPA 2. U.S. citizen...
Eligibility Criteria: 1. WI resident from Vernon County should be given...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Norma A. Brooks Scholarship/University League Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Preference given to junior or senior students who are Wisconsin residents majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design and plan to...
Eligibility Criteria: Preference given to junior or senior students who...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Phi Omega Pi Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided by Phi Omega Pi. Eligibility Criteria Must have junior standing. Preference given to females majoring in a SoHE...
This SoHE scholarship is provided by Phi Omega Pi. Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Phi Upsilon Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Members of the Phi Upsilon student organization who are enrolled in any SoHE major.
Eligibility Criteria: Members of the Phi Upsilon student organization...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020