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


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.

Questions? Concerns? Feedback? Contact the WiSH Support Team

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Kinesiology Undergraduate Scholarship Application
Kinesiology Undergraduate Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Kinesiology department...
Kinesiology Undergraduate Scholarship Application: Completion of this...
  • Deadline: 04/07/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/07/2020
$3,000 L&S Honors Senior Thesis Grant
The Honors Senior Thesis Summer Research Grant enables students to undertake more demanding and extensive senior thesis research projects than...
The Honors Senior Thesis Summer Research Grant enables students to...
  • Deadline: 04/07/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline04/07/2020
Varies All School Undergraduate and Teacher Education Scholarships
This application is for scholarships for which ANY School of Education undergraduate student is eligible. It is also the portal for general...
This application is for scholarships for which ANY School of Education...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Funds resident tuition and mandatory fees Arndt Family Scholarship
A campus-wide scholarship for incoming freshmen with visual impairments established by John D. Arndt. FAFSA must be completed by the December 1...
A campus-wide scholarship for incoming freshmen with visual impairments...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Funds resident tuition and mandatory fees
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Art Department Undergraduate Scholarships
This application is for students currently declared in the following art programs: BS-Art, BFA, Pre-Art Education, or BS-Art Education. Art...
This application is for students currently declared in the following art...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies CESP application for continuing CESP students
This application is only for students already in the Community Environmental Scholars Program (CESP). Students interested in applying to CESP...
This application is only for students already in the Community...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Delta Gamma Memorial Scholarship
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities. The Delta Gamma Alumnae Association established this annual scholarship...
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities. The Delta...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Edward D. Morris Scholarship
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities, established by David W. Adams in memory of his step-father, a 1924 graduate of the School...
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities, established by...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Edward Morris Scholarship 2
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities, established by David W. Adams in memory of his step-father, a 1924 graduate of the School...
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities, established by...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Ethelmae S. Merriam Academic Scholarship
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities, established by the late Ethelmae S. Merriam. Eligibility Criteria Students may be...
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities, established by...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Ginsberg Family Awards
The Ginsberg Family Awards recognize students who have made outstanding leadership and service contributions to the university and/or surrounding...
The Ginsberg Family Awards recognize students who have made outstanding...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Harold W. Kirchen Endowment Fund Scholarship
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established through the Harold W. Kirchen Endowment Fund. Eligibility Criteria Students...
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies James Graaskamp Scholarship
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established through the James Graaskamp Trust. Eligibility Criteria Students must be...
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Jessie Ridley Foundation, Inc. Academic Scholarship
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities, established by the Jessie Ridley Foundation, Inc. FAFSA must be completed by the...
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities, established by...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies John Lyman Cooper Scholarship
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities. Eligibility Criteria Students may be undergraduate, graduate or professional school...
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities. Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Lillian Graaskamp Scholarship
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established through Lillian Graaskamp Trust. Eligibility Criteria Students must be...
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies McBurney Disability Resource Center Application
McBurney scholarships are open to undergraduate, graduate and professional school students with verified disabilities. See scholarship instructions.
McBurney scholarships are open to undergraduate, graduate and...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Newlin Student Support Scholarship
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established by Kristine and Robert Newlin. Eligibility Criteria Students may be...
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established by...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Rehabilitation Psychology Graduate Scholarship Application
Rehabilitation Psychology Graduate Scholarship Application
Rehabilitation Psychology Graduate Scholarship Application
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Rehabilitation Psychology Undergraduate Scholarship Application
Rehabilitation Psychology Undergraduate Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Rehabilitation...
Rehabilitation Psychology Undergraduate Scholarship Application:...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Somos Undergraduate Development Award
The Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program offers the Somos Undergraduate Development Award annually to students enrolled in its academic programs who...
The Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program offers the Somos Undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Special Education Scholarship Application
Special Education Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Special Education scholarships the student...
Special Education Scholarship Application: Completion of this...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies The John and Sally Wolozyn Memorial Scholarship
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities. This scholarships is available through the generosity of Gregory C. Piazza and family and...
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities. This...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Wisconsin Experience Accessibility Scholarship
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established by Blair H. Mathews and Karen L. Johnson Mathews. The fund is intended to...
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established by...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies S. Lennart Nelson and Carmella M. Nelson Endowed Scholarship
The S. Lennart Nelson and Carmella M. Nelson Endowed Scholarship is for Communication Arts undergraduate majors who are Wisconsin residents and...
The S. Lennart Nelson and Carmella M. Nelson Endowed Scholarship is for...
  • Deadline: 04/14/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/14/2020
$1,500 - $5,000 Communication Arts Department and Alumni Summer Internship Fund
The Communication Arts Department and Alumni Summer Internship Fund helps Communication Arts majors participate in internships with businesses and...
The Communication Arts Department and Alumni Summer Internship Fund...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2020
  • Award: $1,500 - $5,000
Deadline04/15/2020
Varies Harriet & Sandra Rosenbaum Scholarship Part-Time MSW Program
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to newly accepted MSW students who have financial need and a long-term...
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/15/2020
Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students Russian Flagship Program
THIS IS AN APPLICATION TO AN ACADEMIC, NON-DEGREE PROGRAM FOR UW-MADISON UNDERGRADUATES. THIS IS NOT A SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION. The University of...
THIS IS AN APPLICATION TO AN ACADEMIC, NON-DEGREE PROGRAM FOR UW-MADISON...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2020
  • Award: Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students
Deadline04/15/2020
Varies David L. Young Mathematics Scholarship
The David L. Young Scholarship was established in memory of David L. Young through donations from friends and family. The scholarship is awarded to...
The David L. Young Scholarship was established in memory of David L....
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
$3,000 Erroll B. Davis Alliant Energy Award
The Alliant Energy Foundation endowed the University of Wisconsin-System with The Erroll B. Davis Academic Achievement Award to honor the...
The Alliant Energy Foundation endowed the University of Wisconsin-System...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Frank D. Cady Scholarship
The Frank D. Cady Scholarship is a needs-based annual scholarship for outstanding students majoring in mathematics and whose life work will be...
The Frank D. Cady Scholarship is a needs-based annual scholarship for...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Mark H. Ingraham Math Scholarship Fund
The fund was established September 25, 1986 with a gift from Vernon Lawrence. Mark Ingraham received his MA in 1922 in the College of Letters and...
The fund was established September 25, 1986 with a gift from Vernon...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies R. Creighton Buck Prize Fund
The R. Creighton Buck Prize was established with a gift from Ellen F. Buck in November 1996 to honor her husband, R. Creighton Buck and to reward...
The R. Creighton Buck Prize was established with a gift from Ellen F....
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Theatre and Drama Scholarship Application
Theatre and Drama Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Theatre and Drama scholarships that the...
Theatre and Drama Scholarship Application: Completion of this...
  • Deadline: 04/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/18/2020
Varies Advanced Opportunity Program (AOP) Application
Advanced Opportunity Program support is intended to support the recruitment and retention of highly qualified underrepresented students in...
Advanced Opportunity Program support is intended to support the...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/20/2020
Varies School of Pharmacy Pharmacology & Toxicology Program Scholarship Application
  • Deadline: 04/20/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/20/2020
Varies SoHE Summer Internship Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for School of Human Ecology juniors and seniors who will be engaged in an unpaid and/or out-of-state internship during...
This scholarship is intended for School of Human Ecology juniors and...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/20/2020
$8,000.00 to $10,000.00 Gary Wendt Engineering Diversity Scholarship
The Gary Wendt Engineering Diversity Scholarship is an $8,000-$10,000 scholarship for incoming students in the College of Engineering. This...
The Gary Wendt Engineering Diversity Scholarship is an $8,000-$10,000...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $8,000.00 to $10,000.00
Deadline04/30/2020
$500- $3,000 Lawton Undergraduate Minority Retention Grant (L&S)
The Lawton Minority Undergraduate Retention Grant is an incentive-based, retention grant awarded to Wisconsin resident students from four targeted...
The Lawton Minority Undergraduate Retention Grant is an incentive-based,...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $500- $3,000
Deadline04/30/2020
Full UW-Madison Tuition Including Segregated Fees Rockwell Automation Corporate Scholarship
The Rockwell Automation Corporate Scholarship is a full tuition scholarship for incoming students in the College of Engineering. This scholarship...
The Rockwell Automation Corporate Scholarship is a full tuition...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: Full UW-Madison Tuition Including Segregated Fees
Deadline04/30/2020
$5,000.00 Rod Hassett Engineering Scholarship
The Rod Hassett Engineering Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship for incoming students in the College of Engineering. This scholarship is part of...
The Rod Hassett Engineering Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship for...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline04/30/2020
$5,000.00 Thermo Fisher STEM Engineering Scholarship
The Thermo Fisher STEM Engineering Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship for incoming students in the College of Engineering. This scholarship is...
The Thermo Fisher STEM Engineering Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline04/30/2020
$2,500 Alliant Energy Diversity Scholarship
The Alliant Energy Diversity Scholarship was established by the Alliant Energy Foundation to support underrepresented minority students in the...
The Alliant Energy Diversity Scholarship was established by the Alliant...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline05/01/2020
Varies Application for Scholarships in Mechanical Engineering
Open to UW–Madison undergraduate students who: passed requirements to progress into the Mechanical Engineering major before the start of the...
Open to UW–Madison undergraduate students who: passed requirements to...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2020
Minimum $400 Continuing Education (CE) Grant
The Continuing Education tuition grant supports adult students who have experienced a significant break in their formal education and are attending...
The Continuing Education tuition grant supports adult students who have...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: Minimum $400
Deadline05/01/2020
$1,500 Denice Denton Undergraduate Scholarship
The Denice Denton Scholarship is a $1,500 scholarship for continuing students across all departments in the College of Engineering. Eligibility...
The Denice Denton Scholarship is a $1,500 scholarship for continuing...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline05/01/2020
$5,000 Jensen Family Engineering Diversity Scholarship
The mission of the Jensen Family Engineering Diversity Scholarship is to support female students of color pursuing a degree in engineering, who are...
The mission of the Jensen Family Engineering Diversity Scholarship is to...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline05/01/2020
$500 - $2,000 PhD Dissertation/MS Thesis/MFA Project Award
Description School-level competitive awards that support the research, scholarship and creative work of graduate students from all departments who...
Description School-level competitive awards that support the research,...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $500 - $2,000
Deadline05/01/2020
$1,000 Summer Finish Scholarship
Is graduation just a few courses away? If so, congrats! Complete your degree this summer with help from Summer Finish, a $1,000 scholarship to help...
Is graduation just a few courses away? If so, congrats! Complete your...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline05/01/2020
$1,800.00 Summer Time Academic Research (STAR) Award
The STAR Awards (Summer Time Academic Research) program is a competitive, early-career program through which Human Ecology graduate students engage...
The STAR Awards (Summer Time Academic Research) program is a...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $1,800.00
Deadline05/01/2020