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:


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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Mary Heisdorf Scholarship
The Mary G. Heisdorf Memorial Scholarship established by Arthur J. Heisdorf in memory of his first wife Mary G. Heisdorf. Mary was co-founder of...
The Mary G. Heisdorf Memorial Scholarship established by Arthur J....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Maurice & Grace White Life Sciences Communication 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...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Mitsuko Inano Kellam Scholarship
Mitsuko Inano Kellam was born in Japan and left her village not long after WWII was over. She originally settled in the San Francisco area, but...
Mitsuko Inano Kellam was born in Japan and left her village not long...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Neal & Darlyne Jorgensen Dairy Science Award
Emeritus Dean Neal Jorgensen has a long history with the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. He grew up on a dairy farm in Luck, Wisconsin...
Emeritus Dean Neal Jorgensen has a long history with the College of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Nellie McCannon Life Sciences Communication Scholarship
Nellie attended Iowa State College, where, in 1939, she earned a BS in Home Economics with a major in household equipment. After working for...
Nellie attended Iowa State College, where, in 1939, she earned a BS in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Norman F. Olson Cheese Research Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1996 by The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association in honor of Dr. Norman F. Olson. Norman was born in 1931 in...
This scholarship was established in 1996 by The Wisconsin Cheese Makers...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Norman F. Olson Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2006 by the family of Dr. Norman F. Olson. Norman was born in 1931 in Edmund, Wisconsin. He received his B.S....
This scholarship was established in 2006 by the family of Dr. Norman F....
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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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Richard D. Powell Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Professor Richard D. Powell. His family, Betty Dauck (wife), Janice Powell ’91 (daughter), and Pamela...
This scholarship was established in honor of Professor Richard D....
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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 Royce Bringhurst Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship memorializes Royce Bringhurst’s distinguished career as a fruit researcher and Professor of Pomology at the University of...
This scholarship memorializes Royce Bringhurst’s distinguished career as...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Ruffed Grouse Society - John Michael Dew Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2000 by Thomas Dew of Elgin, Illinois and the Ruffled Grouse Society in memory of Tom’s son, John Michael Dew. ...
This scholarship was established in 2000 by Thomas Dew of Elgin,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Ruth & Carl Miller Academic Merit Award
This Fund was established with gifts from Mrs. Ruth Miller in memory of her late husband, Carl J. Miller. Mr. Miller graduated from the College of...
This Fund was established with gifts from Mrs. Ruth Miller in memory of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Terry Amundson Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Terry E. Amundson, Wisconsin Wildlife Disease Specialist, died in 1987 of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. His premature death is...
Dr. Terry E. Amundson, Wisconsin Wildlife Disease Specialist, died in...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Vera and Donald Wallach Scholarship
Out of passion for the environment, with a special emphasis upon the protection and preservation of wildlife, Vera and Dr. Donald Wallach created...
Out of passion for the environment, with a special emphasis upon the...
  • 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...
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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 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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$7,635.00 Mellon Wisconsin and Chancellor's Fellowships
The Mellon Foundation in partnership with the State of Wisconsin has provided funding for 8 summer fellowships for PhD candidates with dissertator...
The Mellon Foundation in partnership with the State of Wisconsin has...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $7,635.00
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$3,500 Planetary Health Graduate Scholarship
The global environment is changing rapidly—as evidenced by warming temperatures, pollinator collapse, extreme weather events, and accelerating food...
The global environment is changing rapidly—as evidenced by warming...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,500
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$28,000.00 Jerome A. and Mary Straka Fellowship
The Jerome A. and Mary Jane Straka Fellowship supports a middle-class, middle-income dissertator pursuing a course of study in engineering,...
The Jerome A. and Mary Jane Straka Fellowship supports a middle-class,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $28,000.00
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$500 - $1,000 Hellen M. Linksweiler MS-Clinical Nutrition Scholarship
The Hellen M. Linkswiler MS-Clinical Nutrition Scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in the online Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition...
The Hellen M. Linkswiler MS-Clinical Nutrition Scholarships are awarded...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500 - $1,000
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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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$22,909.00 Dickie Family Sauk County Educational Fellowship
The Dickie Fellowships supports a UW-Madison graduate student enrolled in science, mathematics, or engineering studies who lived in Sauk County, WI...
The Dickie Fellowships supports a UW-Madison graduate student enrolled...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $22,909.00
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Varies Carl Dietze Estate Fund for the Business School
Full-Time MBA Merit aid is available to domestic and international applicants in the form of scholarships, fellowships and teaching assistantships....
Full-Time MBA Merit aid is available to domestic and international...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Michael E. Lehman Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship Fund
Full-Time MBA Merit aid is available to domestic and international applicants in the form of scholarships, fellowships and teaching assistantships....
Full-Time MBA Merit aid is available to domestic and international...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Richard G. Jacobus Graduate Fellowship Fund
Full-Time MBA Merit aid is available to domestic and international applicants in the form of scholarships, fellowships and teaching assistantships....
Full-Time MBA Merit aid is available to domestic and international...
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  • Award: Varies