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, you can apply for scholarships as soon as you apply to the University by using your NetID and password. Applications for incoming undergraduate students typically open in early November and have deadlines in early February, so don’t wait until you know your admission status to apply! To quickly search on merit and need-based incoming undergraduate scholarships, please use these saved searches:


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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Gurine Gulsteen (Gjermundson) Research Fellowship
This CALS scholasrhip is provided in honor of Gurine Gulsteen. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Awarded to students...
This CALS scholasrhip is provided in honor of Gurine Gulsteen. FAFSA...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Jean W. Fewster Life Sciences Communication Scholarship
Dr. Jean Fewster’s education began at the University of Saskatchewan with an undergraduate degree in home economics. She relished opportunities to...
Dr. Jean Fewster’s education began at the University of Saskatchewan...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Merrill G. & Emita E. Hastings Foundation Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to female Forest and Wildlife graduate students Visit college program site
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to female Forest and Wildlife graduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies O.N. Allen Agronomy Graduate Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Graduate students in Agronomy. Visit college program site
Eligibility Criteria Graduate students in Agronomy. Visit college...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Robert B. Hendricks Memorial/Hardwood Manufacturers Assoc. Scholarship
The Hardwood Manufacturers Association is the only national trade organization with membership limited to hardwood sawmills and lumber...
The Hardwood Manufacturers Association is the only national trade...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies W.D. Hoard Memorial Graduate Scholarship
Widely considered the father of the Wisconsin dairy industry, William Dempster Hoard played a prominent role in the development of the School of...
Widely considered the father of the Wisconsin dairy industry, William...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies William T. Dible Terra International, Inc. Scholarship
After receiving his master’s and doctorate in soil chemistry and plant physiology from UW-Madison, William T. Dible began his career working for...
After receiving his master’s and doctorate in soil chemistry and plant...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (CASE) Workshop
Each year the Graduate School sends two University of Wisconsin–Madison graduate students to learn about science policy and advocacy at the...
Each year the Graduate School sends two University of Wisconsin–Madison...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Stuart Daily Seeds of Learning Fund
This scholarship supports a returning adult graduate student in a graduate degree program. Eligibility requirements include: Demonstrated...
This scholarship supports a returning adult graduate student in a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Kinesiology Graduate Scholarship Application
Graduate Kinesiology Scholarship Application.
Graduate Kinesiology Scholarship Application.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$5,000 Planetary Health Graduate Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria All students enrolled in a graduate or professional program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are eligible to...
Eligibility Criteria All students enrolled in a graduate or professional...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000
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Varies Dickie Family Sauk County Educational Fellowship
The purpose of this fund is to support a UW-Madison graduate student by providing full-time fellowship support to a student enrolled in science,...
The purpose of this fund is to support a UW-Madison graduate student by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Jerome A. and Mary Straka Fellowship
The Straka Fellowship is a 12-month fellowship administered by the Graduate School. This fellowship supports dissertators pursuing a course of...
The Straka Fellowship is a 12-month fellowship administered by the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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from $500 to full tuition The Lapinski Scholarship
Mrs. Leona Lapinski Leute has generously endowed a scholarship honoring her parents, Michael and Emily Lapinski, for students in the UW-Madison...
Mrs. Leona Lapinski Leute has generously endowed a scholarship honoring...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: from $500 to full tuition
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Class of 1964 Doctoral Student Award Fund
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$2,500 Energy Analysis and Policy Student Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Students in graduate degree programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who are eligible to enroll in the Energy...
Eligibility Criteria Students in graduate degree programs at the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
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$1,000 Bernice Straub-Bolek and Jim Bolek Scholarship
The Bernice Straub-Bolek and Jim Bolek Scholarship is intended to support MSW students committed to working with clients affected by mental...
The Bernice Straub-Bolek and Jim Bolek Scholarship is intended to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
$1,000 Gerald and Karen Bougneit Scholarship
The Gerald and Karen Bougneit Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time graduate student obtaining a Master of Social Work who is focusing on...
The Gerald and Karen Bougneit Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
$1,000 Lynn Green Scholarship for Public Social Service
The purpose of the Lynn Green Scholarship for Public Social Service is to support graduate students in the School of Social Work. This scholarship...
The purpose of the Lynn Green Scholarship for Public Social Service is...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000
$1,500 Norma Berkowitz International Opportunities Scholarship
The Norma Berkowitz International Opportunities Scholarship is open to students interested in International Social Work and who will be undertaking...
The Norma Berkowitz International Opportunities Scholarship is open to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500