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:


Common Searches


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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Elsa Thomsen Demeter Academic Merit Award
Elsa Thomsen was born in Hubbell, Michigan. She was a graduate of Medford High School and Whitewater Normal School. Her husband was a professor at...
Elsa Thomsen was born in Hubbell, Michigan. She was a graduate of...
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  • Award: Varies
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$2,000.00 Eunice & Howard Ream Memorial Trust Scholarship
The Ream Family established this scholarship fund to support students majoring in agronomy or plant breeding and genetics. Howard Ream was a...
The Ream Family established this scholarship fund to support students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
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Varies Evelyn T. Crowe Scholarship
Evelyn T Crowe was an undergraduate in CALS who majored in Rural Sociology. She wished to recognize her appreciation for her excellent education by...
Evelyn T Crowe was an undergraduate in CALS who majored in Rural...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Ferdinand Plaenert Scholarship
Walter Plaenert spent most of his life living in the Park Street area. His father’s (Ferdinand C. Plaenert) business furnished sand to the city’s...
Walter Plaenert spent most of his life living in the Park Street area....
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Fred Helgren Academic Merit Award
Fred J. Helgren was a lifetime supporter of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He spent the majority of his college career at the University of...
Fred J. Helgren was a lifetime supporter of the University of...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Georgia M. Hellberg Scholarship
<This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Georgia M. Hellberg. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Awarded to male...
<This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Georgia M....
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Grateful Badgers Scholarship
Corey Geiger and Krista Knigge are a married couple that is vitally linked to the agricultural identity of the state of Wisconsin. Corey recieved...
Corey Geiger and Krista Knigge are a married couple that is vitally...
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  • Award: Varies
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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...
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  • Award: Varies
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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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • Award: Varies
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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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • Award: Varies
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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...
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  • 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...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Kinesiology Graduate Scholarship Application
Graduate Kinesiology Scholarship Application
Graduate Kinesiology Scholarship Application
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • Award: Varies
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