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, scholarship cycle timelines, 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, it is important to activate your UW-Madison NetID and password as soon as you apply to the University. Many scholarships are automatically offered based on your application for admission to UW-Madison and some may have additional requirements for consideration. Those scholarships that require applications typically open in October-November and have deadlines in early February, so don’t wait until you know your admission status to apply and be sure to log in to WiSH regularly! 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


Below are some saved searches of some of the most commonly searched terms. For other common searches and helpful filters, please click the Show Filters button in the upper right corner of this page.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Agronomy Outstanding Graduate Student Award
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to CALS graduates majoring in Agronomy....
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Albert J. & Adelaide E. Riker Academic Merit Award
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs....
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Albert J. & Adelaide E. Riker Scholarship
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs....
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Aldo Leopold (Green Tree Garden Club) Scholarship
The Green Tree Garden Club awards this scholarship to grad students who...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Alfred & Isabella Galpin Scholarship
Alfred was a brilliant academic in literature and musical composition in...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Chiquita Brands Fritz Friday Food Science Scholarship
In 1998 Chiquita Brands established this scholarship for the purpose of...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Daryl B. Lund Graduate Fellowship Award
After earning his Ph.D in food science and chemical engineering 1968,...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Dennis R. Buege Meat Science Endowed Student Assistance Scholarship
To recognize Dr. Dennis Buege’s long and distinguished career in Meat...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Dr. Leonard E. Mortenson Graduate Scholarship
Leonard E. Mortenson was an internationally renowned researcher in...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Dwayne Rohweder Forage Extension Fellowship
Dr. Dwayne A. Rohweder, for whom this award is named, is a highly...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Elsa Thomsen Demeter Academic Merit Award
Elsa Thomsen was born in Hubbell, Michigan. She was a graduate of...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Eunice & Howard Ream Memorial Foundation Scholarship
The Ream Family established this scholarship fund to support students...
Deadline02/01/2023
varies Eunice & Howard Ream Memorial Trust Scholarship
The Ream Family established this scholarship fund to support students...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Gurine Gulsteen (Gjermundson) Research Fellowship
This CALS scholasrhip is provided in honor of Gurine Gulsteen. FAFSA...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Ham Bruhn Biological Systems Engineering Scholarship
Hjalmar (Ham) Bruhn, during his 44-year career at UW-Madison, work...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Helen Miller Forestry Scholarship
The Helen H. Miller Forestry Scholarship was established through the...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Jean W. Fewster Life Sciences Communication Scholarship
Dr. Jean Fewster’s education began at the University of Saskatchewan...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Mary Heisdorf Scholarship
The Mary G. Heisdorf Memorial Scholarship established by Arthur J....
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Maurice & Grace White Life Sciences Communication Scholarship
Maurice “Maury” White was born on Dec. 14, 1918, on his family farm near...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Merrill G. & Emita E. Hastings Foundation Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to female Forest and Wildlife graduate...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Mitsuko Inano Kellam Scholarship
Mitsuko Inano Kellam was born in Japan and left her village not long...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Neal & Darlyne Jorgensen Dairy Science Award
Emeritus Dean Neal Jorgensen has a long history with the College of...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Nellie McCannon Life Sciences Communication Scholarship
Nellie attended Iowa State College, where, in 1939, she earned a BS in...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Norman F. Olson Cheese Research Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1996 by The Wisconsin Cheese Makers...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Norman F. Olson Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2006 by the family of Dr. Norman F....
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies O.N. Allen Agronomy Graduate Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Graduate students in Agronomy. Visit college...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Richard D. Powell Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Professor Richard D....
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Robert B. Hendricks Memorial/Hardwood Manufacturers Assoc. Scholarship
The Hardwood Manufacturers Association is the only national trade...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Royce Bringhurst Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship memorializes Royce Bringhurst’s distinguished career as...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Ruffed Grouse Society - John Michael Dew Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2000 by Thomas Dew of Elgin,...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Ruth & Carl Miller Academic Merit Award
This Fund was established with gifts from Mrs. Ruth Miller in memory of...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Terry Amundson Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Terry E. Amundson, Wisconsin Wildlife Disease Specialist, died in...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Vera and Donald Wallach Scholarship
Out of passion for the environment, with a special emphasis upon the...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies W.D. Hoard Memorial Graduate Scholarship
Widely considered the father of the Wisconsin dairy industry, William...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies William T. Dible Terra International, Inc. Scholarship
After receiving his master’s and doctorate in soil chemistry and plant...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Stuart Daily Seeds of Learning Fund
This scholarship supports a returning adult graduate student in a...
Deadline02/10/2023
Varies Graduate Student Peer Mentor Award
The Graduate Student Peer Mentor Awards recognize graduate students who...
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Varies French Graduate Scholarships
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and...
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Varies Italian Graduate Scholarships
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and...
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Varies Professional French Masters Program Scholarships
Scholarships and awards available to graduate students enrolled in the...
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Varies Albert R. Erwin, Jr. - Casey M. Durandet Grad Student Fund
The Donor wishes to support graduate students studying experimental high...
Ended
Varies Allan M. and Arline B. Paul Graduate Scholarship
For Graduate Student Scholarships in memory of Walter Max Borer, MS...
Ended
Varies Anderson/Huber Physics Graduate Support Fund
Anderson/Huber award for entering graduate students in the Department of...
Ended
Varies Carl and Brynn Anderson Graduate Physics Fund
The Carl and Brynn Anderson Graduate Physics Fund provides support for...
Ended
Varies Charles E. Mendenhall Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria Experimental graduate student support. Students...
Ended
Varies Cornelius P. and Cynthia C. Browne Endowed Fellowship Fund
The fund supports graduate students pursuing degrees in the Department...
Ended
Varies Elizabeth S. Hirschfelder Endowment for Physics
Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both...
Ended
Varies Joseph R. Dillinger Teaching Award
The purpose of the fund is to provide an annual award to an outstanding...
Ended
Varies Karl Guthe Jansky & Alice Knapp Jansky Fellowship
The Karl Guthe Jansky and Alice Knapp Jansky Family Graduate Fellowship...
Ended
Varies Piore Award
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