Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH)! Here, you can apply to and find specific information on scholarships at UW-Madison.

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. For general scholarship information, FAQs, program and contact information for your School/College, and information on external scholarships, please visit our Scholarships Page.

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.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Charles E. Mendenhall Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria Experimental graduate student support. Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be...
Eligibility Criteria Experimental graduate student support. Students...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Cornelius P. and Cynthia C. Browne Endowed Fellowship Fund
The fund supports graduate students pursuing degrees in the Department of Physics. Eligibility Criteria Graduate standing in Physics. Selection...
The fund supports graduate students pursuing degrees in the Department...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
$200 Curti Prize
The Curti Prize is awarded for the best historical essay of term-paper size and scope, written by an undergraduate non-major. Essays must be at...
The Curti Prize is awarded for the best historical essay of term-paper...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: $200
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Davis/Gerstein Undergraduate Research Award Application
Thanks to generous funding provided by Susan E. Davis and Miles J. Gerstein, the History Department offers undergraduate awards to students who...
Thanks to generous funding provided by Susan E. Davis and Miles J....
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Department of History Undergraduate Scholarships
By completing this application, you will be considered for the following scholarships from the Department of History: The Willard L. Huson...
By completing this application, you will be considered for the following...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Department of History Undergraduate Writing Prize Application
By completing this application, you will be considered for the following writing prizes from the Department of History: William F. Allen...
By completing this application, you will be considered for the following...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Department of Physics General Scholarship Application
Please answer the questions listed below. Be sure to note the required questions (indicated by red asterisks) and the maximum word count. Responses...
Please answer the questions listed below. Be sure to note the required...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Dr. Maritza Irene Stapanian Crabtree Undergraduate Scholarship
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be...
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Elizabeth S. Hirschfelder Endowment for Physics
Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics graduate students. Selection...
Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Up to $2,000 Eugene Jorgens Memorial Scholarship
The Eugene Jorgens Memorial Scholarship was established by Gaylard & Norma Jorgens in honor of their son, Eugene C. Jorgens. The scholarship is...
The Eugene Jorgens Memorial Scholarship was established by Gaylard &...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Fay Ajzenberg-Selove Scholarship Fund
Eligibility Criteria This fund supports undergraduate women majoring in physics or astronomy. Students must be enrolled full-time in both...
Eligibility Criteria This fund supports undergraduate women majoring in...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
$500 Fred Harvey Harrington Prize
The Fred Harvey Harrington Prize is awarded to for the best undergraduate thesis written by a history major. How to Apply Visit to the Wisconsin...
The Fred Harvey Harrington Prize is awarded to for the best...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Hagengruber Undergraduate Scholarship
The donor wishes to assist undergraduate physics students who are Wisconsin residents with financial need, and who show exceptional promise for a...
The donor wishes to assist undergraduate physics students who are...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Henry & Eleanor Firminhac Physics Scholarship
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be...
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Ingersoll Best Undergraudate Course Work
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
$500.00 Jesus Salas Academic Activist Scholarship
The Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program awards the Jesus Salas Academic Activist Scholarship each year to a student enrolled in the Chican@ & Latin@...
The Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program awards the Jesus Salas Academic...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Joseph R. Dillinger Teaching Award
The purpose of the fund is to provide an annual award to an outstanding teaching assistant in the Department of Physics. This fund was established...
The purpose of the fund is to provide an annual award to an outstanding...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
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...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Liebenberg Family Research Scholarship in Physics
Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics majors. This scholarship will be...
Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Up to $2,000 Margaret E. Smith-Esther Butt History Scholarship
The Department awards one Margaret E. Smith-Esther Butt History Scholarship annually. The award is designed for outstanding History majors. How to...
The Department awards one Margaret E. Smith-Esther Butt History...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline04/01/2019
$1,000 Orson S. Morse History Scholarship
The Orson S. Morse History Scholarship is given annually to an outstanding History major. Mr. Morse received his degree in History from the...
The Orson S. Morse History Scholarship is given annually to an...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Paul Glad Prize
The Paul Glad Prize is awarded to the student with the best use of film or video as primary source material in a history essay. How to Apply Visit...
The Paul Glad Prize is awarded to the student with the best use of film...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
$200 Paul J. Schrag Prize
The Paul J. Schrag Prize is awarded to the student with the best essay in German-Jewish History How to Apply Visit to the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub...
The Paul J. Schrag Prize is awarded to the student with the best essay...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: $200
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Piore Award
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
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: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Rookie of the Year
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Steven A. and Barbara S. Jaffe History Scholarship
Beginning in 2016, the Department will award one Steven A. and Barbara S. Jaffe Scholarship annually. The award is designed for outstanding...
Beginning in 2016, the Department will award one Steven A. and Barbara...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
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: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
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...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Willard L. Huson Scholarship
The Willard L. Huson Scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving student majoring in History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Eligibility...
The Willard L. Huson Scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
$200 William F. Allen Prize
William F. Allen Prize is awarded for the best historical essays of term-paper size and scope. Eligibility Criteria Open to all undergraduate...
William F. Allen Prize is awarded for the best historical essays of...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: $200
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies William K. Fitch Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Students must be a declared history major and have senior standing before the beginning of the scholarship year, with a 3.3...
Eligibility Criteria Students must be a declared history major and have...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
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: 04/02/2019
  • Award: Funds resident tuition and mandatory fees
Deadline04/02/2019
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: 04/02/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/02/2019
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: 04/02/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/02/2019
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: 04/02/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/02/2019
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: 04/02/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/02/2019
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: 04/02/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/02/2019
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: 04/02/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/02/2019
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: 04/02/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/02/2019
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: 04/02/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/02/2019
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: 04/02/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/02/2019
Varies Lillian Graaskamp
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: 04/02/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/02/2019
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: 04/02/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/02/2019
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: 04/02/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/02/2019
Varies UW-Madison Undergraduate Scholarship for Summer Study
Need-based scholarship awarded to high-achieving undergraduate students (of any major) seeking financial support to take courses in the upcoming...
Need-based scholarship awarded to high-achieving undergraduate students...
  • Deadline: 04/02/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/02/2019
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: 04/02/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/02/2019
$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: 04/05/2019
  • Award: $500- $3,000
Deadline04/05/2019
$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: 04/08/2019
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline04/08/2019
$3,000 - $5,000 Communication Arts Department and Alumni Summer Internship Awards
The Communication Arts Department and Alumni Summer Internship Awards provide scholarships to help Communication Arts majors participate in an...
The Communication Arts Department and Alumni Summer Internship Awards...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2019
  • Award: $3,000 - $5,000
Deadline04/15/2019