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.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Bob Richards Consumer Advocacy Internship Award
Eligibility Criteria SoHE student successfully completing a consumer protection/advocacy internship with public/nonprofit sector sponsors...
Eligibility Criteria SoHE student successfully completing a consumer...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Chris L. Christensen Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Chris L. Christensen. Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Preference given to freshman women....
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Chris L....
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Dorothy Earleywine Sullivan Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Need-based student with preference given to female WI residents. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions.
Eligibility Criteria: Need-based student with preference given to female...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Dr. William & Luella Mortenson Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Dr. William & Luella Mortenson. Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major.
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Dr. William & Luella...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Elizabeth Vandenberg Vergeront Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Preference given to students who had been a 4-H club member, and/or who served as a junior club leader.
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Preference given to students who...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Ellen M. Carlson Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHe major.
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHe major.
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Elmer Ebling Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to students in either the School of Human Ecology or the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Preference given...
Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to students in either the School of Human...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Emma Jordre Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Emma Jordre. Eligibility Criteria: Outstanding students majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design or...
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Emma Jordre. Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Genevieve Hicks Frost Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Genevieve Hicks Frost. Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Preference given to female students who...
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Genevieve Hicks...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Gladys Emerson Cook Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to a SoHE student who receives highest rank in junior year.
Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to a SoHE student who receives highest...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Great People/Great Place Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions. No other restrictions...
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a SoHE student. Awarded based on financial...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Hazel B. Paschall Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design or Interior Architecture.
Eligibility Criteria: Must be majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design or...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Helen C. Stair Scholarship in Human Ecology
Eligibility Criteria: To provide scholarships for students in the School of Family Resources & Consumer Sciences at the University of...
Eligibility Criteria: To provide scholarships for students in the School...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies James A. Schwertfeger Personal Finance Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be majoring in Personal Finance. Selection based on academic achievement, leadership, involvement in campus activities...
Eligibility Criteria: Must be majoring in Personal Finance. Selection...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Jane W. Abrahamsen Great People Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as determined and verified by Financial Aid Office.
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies JoAnn & John Bolender Great People Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions.
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Preference will be given to...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Judy Dion Pyle Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major.
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major.
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Lorna Smithyman Will Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: 1. MUST be a Wisconsin resident and STRONG preference for student from rural, farm community. 2. MUST have financial need as...
Eligibility Criteria: 1. MUST be a Wisconsin resident and STRONG...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Margaret F. Hickey Scholarship
This SoHE Scholarship is provided in honor of Margaret F. Hickey Eligibility Criteria: Must be a SoHE Student. Student must meet need as defined by...
This SoHE Scholarship is provided in honor of Margaret F....
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Marie Ovitz Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a female, entering senior year, and be majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design.
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a female, entering senior year, and be...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Mary Baldwin Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: To be used for a prize or scholarship to a student majoring in Home Economics or Human Development & Family Studies.
Eligibility Criteria: To be used for a prize or scholarship to a student...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Meda L. Heywood Great People Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as determined and verified by FAFSA.
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Mildred Murdoch Becker Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Mildred Murdoch Becker. Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Must have junior standing and...
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Mildred Murdoch...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Nancy Chellevold Great People Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as determined and verified by the Financial Aid Office.
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Nellie Butt Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: 1. WI resident from Vernon County should be given preference if they have financial need and have good GPA 2. U.S. citizen...
Eligibility Criteria: 1. WI resident from Vernon County should be given...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Norma A. Brooks Scholarship/University League Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Preference given to junior or senior students who are Wisconsin residents majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design and plan to...
Eligibility Criteria: Preference given to junior or senior students who...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Phi Omega Pi Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided by Phi Omega Pi. Eligibility Criteria Must have junior standing. Preference given to females majoring in a SoHE...
This SoHE scholarship is provided by Phi Omega Pi. Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Phi Upsilon Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Members of the Phi Upsilon student organization who are enrolled in any SoHE major.
Eligibility Criteria: Members of the Phi Upsilon student organization...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Phyllis Young University League Endowed Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Phyllis Young. Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major.
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Phyllis Young. Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Rosalie Amlie Morton Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student with federal need as defined by UW Financial Aid Office.
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student with federal need as defined by UW...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Roxy and Bud Heyse Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Scholarship for student studying for degree in Community and Nonprofit Leadership.
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Scholarship for student studying...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Susan and Larry Azar Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to deserving students in the School of Human Ecology with a preference given to those majoring in retailing. Students...
Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to deserving students in the School of...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies University League General Scholarship (SoHE)
Any continuing SoHE student (not a senior)
Any continuing SoHE student (not a senior)
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies UW Human Ecology General Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major who demonstrate financial need. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions.
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major who demonstrate financial need....
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
$8,000-$10,000 Mathea Helen and Lawless Louis Mollere PreMedicine Scholarship
The Mathea Helen and Lawless Louis Mollere PreMedicine scholarship supports an aspiring physician junior or senior with financial need pursuing a...
The Mathea Helen and Lawless Louis Mollere PreMedicine scholarship...
  • Deadline: 02/23/2020
  • Award: $8,000-$10,000
Deadline02/23/2020
$5,000 Paul R. Ebling PreMedicine Scholarship
The Paul R. Ebling PreMedicine Scholarship provides a one-time award to an aspiring physician committed to attend UW-Madison School of Medicine and...
The Paul R. Ebling PreMedicine Scholarship provides a one-time award to...
  • Deadline: 02/23/2020
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline02/23/2020
$550 Arthur B. Sacks Award for Graduate Excellence in Environmental Studies and Sustainability
Eligibility Criteria This scholarship award is intended to support students who are exploring the relation of environmental studies to the concept...
Eligibility Criteria This scholarship award is intended to support...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $550
Deadline02/28/2020
$550 Arthur B. Sacks Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Environmental Studies and Sustainability
Eligibility Criteria This scholarship award is intended to support students who are exploring the relation of environmental studies to the concept...
Eligibility Criteria This scholarship award is intended to support...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $550
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies C&I Karen A. Falk Diversity in Teacher Education Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies C&I Secondary Education Scholarship Application
Secondary Education Master’s in Teaching Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Secondary Education...
Secondary Education Master’s in Teaching Scholarship Application:...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
$5,000 Charles G. Meyer Undergraduate Study Abroad Travel Award
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support to undergraduate students in the Nelson Institute who are participating...
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies Harland E. Samson and Faye Finley Samson Scholarship
The Samsons established the Harland E. and Faye Finley Samson Scholarship in 2000 to support returning adult students who are majoring in secondary...
The Samsons established the Harland E. and Faye Finley Samson...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
$3,000 James A. Schleif and William H. Morley Undergraduate Study Abroad Travel Award
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support to undergraduate students in the Nelson Institute who are participating...
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies James B. and Susan Solie Patterson Student Awards (CI-G/UG)
Eligibility Criteria Awards can be made to both undergraduate and graduate students who have been admitted to a teacher education program intending...
Eligibility Criteria Awards can be made to both undergraduate and...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies James B. Patterson and Susan S. Patterson Teacher Education Graduate Student Fellowship
The James B. and Susan S. Patterson Teacher Education Graduate Student Fellowship are provided to a candidate pursuing a teacher education...
The James B. and Susan S. Patterson Teacher Education Graduate Student...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
$0.00 Joan M. Longmire Scholarship
This fund will provide scholarship support for a student or students in the secondary education program in the School of Education.
This fund will provide scholarship support for a student or students in...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/28/2020
$0.00 Joan R. Flaherty Scholarship
The Donor recognizes a need for dedicated teachers and is grateful for the access she gained to an education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison...
The Donor recognizes a need for dedicated teachers and is grateful for...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies Juanita S. Sorenson Scholarship
The Juanita S. Sorenson Scholarship was established in 1991 by Ms. Sorenson, a 1971 graduate of the School of Education. She was professor emerita...
The Juanita S. Sorenson Scholarship was established in 1991 by Ms....
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
$5,000 Kikkoman Environmental Studies Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship award is to provide financial support to undergraduate students in the Nelson Institute for...
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship award is to provide...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies Liebenberg Family Scholarship
The Liebenberg Family Scholarship was established by family members in 1997 for students who plan to teach science or mathematics. The Liebenbergs...
The Liebenberg Family Scholarship was established by family members in...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020