Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH)!

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. 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.

For general scholarship information, FAQs, program and contact information for your School/College, and information on external scholarships, please visit our Scholarships Page.

Incoming Undergraduate Students


As an incoming student, explore applying for scholarships as soon as you apply to the University by using your UW-Madison NetID and password. Applications for incoming undergraduate students typically open in October-November and have deadlines in early February, so don’t wait until you know your admission status to apply! Many UW-Madison scholarships consider students for awards using a holistic framework that may include, but is not limited to, academic achievement, potential contributions, service and leadership, and financial need. To search for undergraduate scholarships, please use these saved searches:


Common Searches


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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Application for Scholarships in Mechanical Engineering
Open to UW–Madison undergraduate students (not incoming first-year students) who: passed requirements to progress into the Mechanical...
Open to UW–Madison undergraduate students (not incoming first-year...
  • Deadline: 05/16/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/16/2021
Varies SoHE Summer Internship Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for School of Human Ecology juniors and seniors who will be engaged in an unpaid and/or out-of-state internship during...
This scholarship is intended for School of Human Ecology juniors and...
  • Deadline: 05/16/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/16/2021
$0.00 Journal of Risk and Insurance
  • Deadline: 05/31/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline05/31/2021
$0.00 Justin Sydnor Discretionary Account
  • Deadline: 05/31/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline05/31/2021
Up to $8,000 Kemper K. Knapp National Merit Undergraduate Scholarship
The Kemper K. Knapp Undergraduate Scholarships are supported through the annual generous support of the Kemper K. Knapp Bequest Committee to...
The Kemper K. Knapp Undergraduate Scholarships are supported through the...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2021
  • Award: Up to $8,000
Deadline05/31/2021
Up to $8,000 Kemper K. Knapp Rural Undergraduate Scholarship
The Kemper K. Knapp Undergraduate Scholarships are supported through the annual generous support of the Kemper K. Knapp Bequest Committee to...
The Kemper K. Knapp Undergraduate Scholarships are supported through the...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2021
  • Award: Up to $8,000
Deadline05/31/2021
Up to $8,000 Kemper K. Knapp Transfer Undergraduate Scholarship
The Kemper K. Knapp Undergraduate Scholarships are supported through the annual generous support of the Kemper K. Knapp Bequest Committee to...
The Kemper K. Knapp Undergraduate Scholarships are supported through the...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2021
  • Award: Up to $8,000
Deadline05/31/2021
Up to $3,000 National Merit Scholarship Award
The University of Wisconsin-Madison partners with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation to offer college-sponsored Merit scholarships awards...
The University of Wisconsin-Madison partners with the National Merit...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2021
  • Award: Up to $3,000
Deadline05/31/2021
Up to $1,600 William F. Vilas Merit Scholarship
The William F. Vilas Merit Scholarship are supported through the annual generous support of the William F. Vilas Trust Estate. The Vilas...
The William F. Vilas Merit Scholarship are supported through the annual...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,600
Deadline05/31/2021
Varies (up to $2,000) Department of History Summer Internship Funding
The Department of History has limited funding available for history majors who have accepted an unpaid summer 2021 internship with a historical...
The Department of History has limited funding available for history...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: Varies (up to $2,000)
Deadline06/01/2021
$0.00 School of Veterinary Medicine - Advanced Opportunity Fellowship Application
The Advanced Opportunity Fellowships (AOF) are funded by the State of Wisconsin to assist disadvantaged and/or minority students who are enrolled...
The Advanced Opportunity Fellowships (AOF) are funded by the State of...
  • Deadline: 06/02/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline06/02/2021
up to $10,000 Roberto G. Sánchez Scholarship
The Roberto G. Sánchez Scholarship provides up to $10,000 scholarship for Hispanic/Latino students attending UW-Madison. There is a strong...
The Roberto G. Sánchez Scholarship provides up to $10,000 scholarship...
  • Deadline: 06/06/2021
  • Award: up to $10,000
Deadline06/06/2021
$1,200 Student Research Grants Competition - Conference Presentation
This competition includes awards for graduate students traveling to present research at a conference or presenting at a virtual conference....
This competition includes awards for graduate students traveling to...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: $1,200
Deadline06/30/2021
$1,200 or $1,500 Student Research Grants Competition - Research Travel
This competition includes awards for international and domestic travel for eligible UW- Madison graduate students who are traveling to conduct...
This competition includes awards for international and domestic travel...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: $1,200 or $1,500
Deadline06/30/2021
$0.00 Cecil Jennings Burleigh
  • Deadline: 07/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline07/01/2021
$400-$5,000 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: 07/01/2021
  • Award: $400-$5,000
Deadline07/01/2021
$0.00 Daniel Gregg Myers
  • Deadline: 07/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline07/01/2021
$0.00 Full Compass Award
  • Deadline: 07/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline07/01/2021
$0.00 Gilbert Lenert
  • Deadline: 07/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline07/01/2021
$0.00 Grad School Travel Award
  • Deadline: 07/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline07/01/2021
$0.00 John & Agatha Church
  • Deadline: 07/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline07/01/2021
Varies Your Own Device Award (YODA)
The Wisconsin School of Business BBA Program is excited to offer the Your Own Device Award (YODA) for the 2021-2022 academic year. This selective...
The Wisconsin School of Business BBA Program is excited to offer the...
  • Deadline: 07/23/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/23/2021
Varies AgSource Farm and Industry Short Course Scholarship
AgSource is a farmer-owned and client focused cooperative. AgSource is dedicated to providing comprehensive laboratory analysis, record...
AgSource is a farmer-owned and client focused cooperative. AgSource is...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Albert A. Ebling Memorial Scholarship (FISC)
Walter H. Ebling began a 33 year career at the Wisconsin crop and livestock reporting service and went on to be named agricultural statistician in...
Walter H. Ebling began a 33 year career at the Wisconsin crop and...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Charles Eckburg Short Course Scholarship
Charles Eckburg was born in Peshtigo, WI. He attended UW Madison as a student and later became an instructor as well. His professional career...
Charles Eckburg was born in Peshtigo, WI. He attended UW Madison as a...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Chris L. Christensen FISC Scholarship
This scholarship has been provided in honor of Chris L. Christensen. Eligibility Criteria This scholarship is for first year students in the Farm...
This scholarship has been provided in honor of Chris L....
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Clarion and Henrietta Clemens - Counsell Beginning Dairy Farmer Internship Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Lee A. Counsell, DDS, MPH, FACD, son of Clarion and Henrietta Clemens. The Counsell family dairy farm, near...
This scholarship was established by Dr. Lee A. Counsell, DDS, MPH, FACD,...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Culvers VIP WSBDF Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Culver Franchising Systems, Inc., Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin to support partial tuition costs for students...
This scholarship was established by Culver Franchising Systems, Inc.,...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Demeter Short Course Scholarship
This FISC scholarship is provided by The Daughters of Demeter. The Daughters of Demeter is an organization of those who share an interest in...
This FISC scholarship is provided by The Daughters of Demeter. The...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Elmer Ebling Short Course Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Elmer Ebling. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria FISC recipients must...
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Elmer Ebling. FAFSA...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Evan Evans Short Course Scholarship
This scholarship is provided in honor of Evan Evans. Eligibility Criteria FISC recipient must reside in one of the following eight townships in...
This scholarship is provided in honor of Evan Evans. Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Farm Credit Service Short Course Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Farm Credit Wisconsin State Marketing Committee for the benefit of students attending the FISC program at...
This scholarship was established by the Farm Credit Wisconsin State...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies FISC Tuition Promise
The FISC Tuition Promise is a collaborative effort between CALS and the Office of Student Financial Aid and ensures a commitment to Wisconsin...
The FISC Tuition Promise is a collaborative effort between CALS and the...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Harold & Harriet Coulter Young Farmers Scholarship
Carolyn Coulter and Jeanne O’Melia establishhed this scholarship in memory of their parents. The donors wish to provide financial support for...
Carolyn Coulter and Jeanne O’Melia establishhed this scholarship in...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Henry A. and Minnie P. Huber Scholarship
Henry Allen Huber was a Wisconsin politician. He was born in Evergreen, PA in 1869, but moved to Pleasant Springs, WI with his parents at the age...
Henry Allen Huber was a Wisconsin politician. He was born in Evergreen,...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Jerome M. Knoll Scholarship
Jerome M. Knoll was a farmer in the Town of Eau Pleine, WI. His career also included employment at Central Silo in Edgar, WI and and Cloverdale...
Jerome M. Knoll was a farmer in the Town of Eau Pleine, WI. His career...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Lyle C. Molstad Beginning Dairy & Livestock Farmer Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in June of 1998 by Marie Molstad in memory of her father, Lyle C. Molstad, for students in the Wisconsin School...
This scholarship was established in June of 1998 by Marie Molstad in...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Maurice and Grace White Short Course Scholarship
Maurice “Maury” White was born on Dec. 14, 1918, on his family farm near Clam Falls, WI. He attended UW-Madison and majored in Agricultural...
Maurice “Maury” White was born on Dec. 14, 1918, on his family farm near...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Melvin & Margaret Haferbecker Scholarship
This scholarship is provided in honor of Melvin and Margaret Haferbecker. Eligibility Criteria Recipients of this scholarship must be students...
This scholarship is provided in honor of Melvin and Margaret...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Mike Cannell Beginning Dairy & Livestock Farmer Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Mike Cannell, a Richland County dairy farmer who was an early champion of grass-based dairy farming...
This scholarship was established in honor of Mike Cannell, a Richland...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Milton H. and Velma Button Beginning Dairy & Livestock Farmer Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Velma S. Button, who was born in 1899 and grew up on a dairy farm just outside of Madison. The scholarship was...
This scholarship was established by Velma S. Button, who was born in...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Myron & Anna Atwood Short Course Scholarship
This scholarship was created in honor of Myron & Anna Atwood. Eligibility Criteria Recipients of this scholarship must be from Wisconsin, have a...
This scholarship was created in honor of Myron & Anna...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Nellie Butt Short Course Scholarship
Mrs. Nellie M. Butt established the fund for this scholarship in October of 1956 for the purpose of supporting students in the short course of the...
Mrs. Nellie M. Butt established the fund for this scholarship in October...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Nevin Taylor Scholarship
This scholarship was created in honor of Nevin Taylor. Eligibility Criteria Recipients of this scholarship must be students participating in...
This scholarship was created in honor of Nevin Taylor. Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Norbert Kielpinski Scholarship
This fund was established with a gift from Susan M. Crane, daughter of Mr. Kielpinski. This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Mr....
This fund was established with a gift from Susan M. Crane, daughter of...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Organic Valley WSBDF Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Organic Valley Farmer-Owned to support individuals interested in pursuing a career in organic dairy and/or...
This scholarship was established by Organic Valley Farmer-Owned to...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Otto and Gaylord Hill Family Farm & Industry Short Course Scholarship
This fund was established by Gail Hill and her husband, Jim Brown, in memory of Otto and Gaylord Hill, Gail’s grandfather and father...
This fund was established by Gail Hill and her husband, Jim Brown, in...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Ram and Jeremy Seibel Scholarship
This scholarship was created in memory of Ram and Jeremy Seibel. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to FISC students with the following preferences:...
This scholarship was created in memory of Ram and Jeremy...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Richard H. and Peggy A. Daluge Scholarship
This scholarship was created by former Farm and Industry Short Course Director, Rick Daluge and his wife, Peggy, for the purposes of supporting...
This scholarship was created by former Farm and Industry Short Course...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021
Varies Robert H. Grummer Swine Education Short Course Scholarship
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2021