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 Karl Guthe Jansky & Alice Knapp Jansky Fellowship
The Karl Guthe Jansky and Alice Knapp Jansky Family Graduate Fellowship Fund in Physics and Astronomy was established for the purpose of providing...
The Karl Guthe Jansky and Alice Knapp Jansky Family Graduate Fellowship...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Piore Award
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Robertson Leach Graduate Student Fund
The donor wishes to assist incoming first year graduate students in the Department of Physics.
The donor wishes to assist incoming first year graduate students in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Rookie of the Year
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies The Phyllis Jane Fleming Graduate Student Support Fund
Support for a female doctoral candidate in physics to support such things as equipment purchases required in research, travel expenses to...
Support for a female doctoral candidate in physics to support such...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Van Vleck Fellowship in Physics
Graduate Student support in the Department of Physics Eligibility Criteria Graduate standing in the department of physics. Students must be...
Graduate Student support in the Department of Physics Eligibility...
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  • Award: Varies
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$600 or $1200 SRGC Campus Weather Impact Award
This competition includes awards for UW-Madison graduate students whose research was impacted during the weather-related flooding that occurred in...
This competition includes awards for UW-Madison graduate students whose...
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  • Award: $600 or $1200
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Varies Carl Dietze Estate Fund for the Business School
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Varies Executive MBA Class of 2012 Scholarship Fund
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Varies Michael E. Lehman Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship Fund
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Varies Rath Foundation Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship Fund in Business #3
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies Richard G. Jacobus Graduate Fellowship Fund
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Varies Aldo Leopold (Green Tree Garden Club) Scholarship
The Green Tree Garden Club awards this scholarship to grad students who have demonstrated talent, ability, and interest in natural resources. It is...
The Green Tree Garden Club awards this scholarship to grad students who...
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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 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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$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...
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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 Class of 1964 Doctoral Student Award Fund
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  • 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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$500 - $1,000 Hellen M. Linksweiler MS-Clinical Nutrition Scholarship
The Hellen M. Linksweiler MS-Clinical Nutrition Scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in the online Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition...
The Hellen M. Linksweiler MS-Clinical Nutrition Scholarships are awarded...
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  • Award: $500 - $1,000
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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...
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  • Award: $1,000
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
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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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Varies Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society
The purpose of the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society is to recognize outstanding scholarly achievement and promote diversity and excellence...
The purpose of the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society is to...
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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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