All 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, scholarship cycle timelines, 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 Carl W. Schaefer Scholarship
This CALS Scholarship was provided in honor of C. W. Schaefer. Eligibility Criteria Students majoring in Entomology. Visit college program site
This CALS Scholarship was provided in honor of C. W....
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Carleton A. Friday Scholarship
The scholarship was initiated by the Friday Foundation to honor the memory of Carleton A. Friday, former President of the Friday Canning...
The scholarship was initiated by the Friday Foundation to honor the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Carol Hendricks Dairy Science Legacy Scholarship
Carol J. Hendricks (MS Education 1953, BS Mathematics 1950) was inspired to establish a fund in Dairy Science after a visit to UW-Madison and...
Carol J. Hendricks (MS Education 1953, BS Mathematics 1950) was inspired...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Carole Walsh Demeter Scholarship
Carole J. Walsh was a long-time member of the Daughters of Demeter, an organization that provides scholarships and sponsors events in support of...
Carole J. Walsh was a long-time member of the Daughters of Demeter, an...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Carolyn A. Craig Scholarship
Carolyn A. Craig ’60 majored in Public Health Nursing and is a very active garden club member on the local, district and state levels. As a...
Carolyn A. Craig ’60 majored in Public Health Nursing and is a very...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Carrie Aberle Demeter Scholarship
Carrie Aberle is the spouse of Elton “Abe” Aberle who served as Dean of CALS from 1998 to 2005. She was an enthusiastic supporter and ambassador of...
Carrie Aberle is the spouse of Elton “Abe” Aberle who served as Dean of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Cary G. Scott Scholarship
The Donor wishes to support undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences who are also members of the Iota...
The Donor wishes to support undergraduate students enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Charles Eckburg Memorial Freshman Award
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports UW students preparing for careers in the dairy Industry. Eligibility Criteria Students preparing...
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports UW students preparing...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Charles Eckburg Memorial Junior Award
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports junior preparing for careers in the dairy Industry. Eligibility Criteria Students preparing for...
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports junior preparing for...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Charles Eckburg Memorial Senior Award
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports senior preparing for careers in the dairy Industry. Eligibility Criteria Students preparing for...
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports senior preparing for...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Charles Eckburg Memorial Sophomore Award
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports sophomore preparing for careers in the dairy Industry. Eligibility Criteria Students preparing...
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports sophomore preparing...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
varies Charles L. Ream Memorial Scholarship
Charles L. Ream graduated with an M.S. in Soil Science from the University of Wisconsin. Mr. Ream’s career was spent in the area of turf management...
Charles L. Ream graduated with an M.S. in Soil Science from the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Chicago Chapter Scholarship
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters throughout the United States and around the world.  Many chapters have active...
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Chippewa Valley Chapter Scholarship
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters throughout the United States and around the world.  Many chapters have active...
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Chiquita Brands Fritz Friday Food Science Scholarship
In 1998 Chiquita Brands established this scholarship for the purpose of paying tribute to the life, work, and contributions of Fritz Friday – a...
In 1998 Chiquita Brands established this scholarship for the purpose of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Chris L. Christensen CALS Scholarship
This scholarship has been provided in honor of Chris L. Christensen. Originally from Minden Nebraska, Chris is a graduate of the University of...
This scholarship has been provided in honor of Chris L. Christensen....
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Comstock Scholarship
William Comstock was born in Iowa, but spent most of his life in Portage, Wisconsin. He was the owner of the Portage Daily Register, and an avid...
William Comstock was born in Iowa, but spent most of his life in...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
$0.00 Cora I. Jayne Academic Merit Award
According to the will of Dr. Calvin K. Jayne, a physician in Dane County, upon the death of his wife, Cora I. Jayne, his estate should be used as a...
According to the will of Dr. Calvin K. Jayne, a physician in Dane...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dairy Science Department Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided by the Dairy Science Department. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to CALS undergraduate students majoring in Dairy...
This CALS scholarship is provided by the Dairy Science...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dale Bruhn Scholarship
Dale Bruhn is an alum of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity (part of a network of...
Dale Bruhn is an alum of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
$0.00 Daryl B. Lund Graduate Fellowship Award
After earning his Ph.D in food science and chemical engineering 1968, Daryl B. Lund rose through the ranks at Wisconsin’s Department of Food...
After earning his Ph.D in food science and chemical engineering 1968,...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies David Connor Forestry Internship Award
David Connor earned a BS in Agricultural Economics in 1966 from UW-Madison, and was the executive vice president of Connor Forest Industries and...
David Connor earned a BS in Agricultural Economics in 1966 from...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies David Curwen Student Enhancement Scholarship
Dr. David Curwen joined the UW Department of Horticulture in 1963 after earning his Ph.D at Penn State. Some of his many accomplishments while on...
Dr. David Curwen joined the UW Department of Horticulture in 1963 after...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies David Zoerb QuickStart Scholarship
The Donors wish to support incoming freshman students participating in the CALS QuickStart program. Eligibility Criteria Preference given to...
The Donors wish to support incoming freshman students participating in...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Deaton Family Memorial Scholarship
The Deaton Family Memorial Scholarship was created by Dianne Vielhuber (BS 1989 Life Sciences Communication) in loving memory of her father,...
The Deaton Family Memorial Scholarship was created by Dianne Vielhuber...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies DeGrand/Coryell Scholarship
Mary Ellen Coryell, a Wisconsin native, served in the Army as a typist for US Army Intelligence in Austria. Following her Army stint, Ms. Coryell...
Mary Ellen Coryell, a Wisconsin native, served in the Army as a typist...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Demeter Academic Merit Award/Daisy Pound
Glenn Pound, the Emeritus Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, established this scholarship in memory of his wife, Daisy Cole...
Glenn Pound, the Emeritus Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Demeter Association of Women in Agriculture Scholarship
About the Donor The Association of Women in Agriculture (AWA) was founded in the 1974 to help its members prepare for careers in agriculture and...
About the Donor The Association of Women in Agriculture (AWA) was...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Demeter Diversity Scholarship
The Daughters of Demeter was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the faculty of the College of Agriculture. Greek mythology provided the name of...
The Daughters of Demeter was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Demeter Outstanding Junior Scholarship
The Demeter organization was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the faculty of the College of Agriculture. Greek mythology provided the name of...
The Demeter organization was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Demeter Outstanding Senior Scholarship
The Demeter organization was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the faculty of the College of Agriculture. Greek mythology provided the name of...
The Demeter organization was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Demeter Outstanding Sophomore Scholarship
The Demeter organization was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the faculty of the College of Agriculture. Greek mythology provided the name of...
The Demeter organization was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dennis R. Buege Meat Science Endowed Student Assistance Scholarship
To recognize Dr. Dennis Buege’s long and distinguished career in Meat Science at the UW and as an advisor to the Wisconsin Association of Meat...
To recognize Dr. Dennis Buege’s long and distinguished career in Meat...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dick J. & Grace B. Stith Scholarship
In memory of her husband, Dick J. Stith, an emeritus professor in the Biological Systems Engineering department at the University of...
In memory of her husband, Dick J. Stith, an emeritus professor in the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dick Weigle Memorial Scholarship
Professor Richard N. Weigle served with distinction in the CALS Agricultural Economics department. His specialty was farm business management,...
Professor Richard N. Weigle served with distinction in the CALS...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Diercks Family Wisconsin Rural Youth Scholarship
The name “Diercks” is synonymous with leadership in the Wisconsin potato industry. Now under the leadership of its fourth generation the Dierck’s...
The name “Diercks” is synonymous with leadership in the Wisconsin potato...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Don S. Montgomery Scholarship
The retail lumbermen and the manufacturers of building materials in Wisconsin established this scholarship to honor Donald S. Montgomery, who did...
The retail lumbermen and the manufacturers of building materials in...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Donald & Nancy Field Natural Resources Scholarship
This scholarship recognizes and pays tribute to the lifework and legacy of Donald R. Field, who was a graduate of the College and was an Associate...
This scholarship recognizes and pays tribute to the lifework and legacy...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dorothea Kroncke Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Dorothea Kroncke. Ms. Kroncke received a degree in Nutritional Sciences at UW-Madison in 1922....
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Dorothea Kroncke. Ms....
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dorothy Strong Scholarship
Dorothy Strong was a faculty member in the Department of Home Economics/Food and Nutrition Sciences departments from 1930 until her retirement in...
Dorothy Strong was a faculty member in the Department of Home...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Douglas D. Sorenson Scholarship
Born in Glendale Wisconsin, Douglas D. Sorenson, earned his undergrad degrees in Soil Science and Agronomy, and then his M.S. in Soil Science all...
Born in Glendale Wisconsin, Douglas D. Sorenson, earned his undergrad...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dowaine Giraud Dairy Promotion Scholarship
Dowaine Giraud, a lifelong family farmer, believed strongly in dairy promotion. So much was his passion, that he was widely recognized throughout...
Dowaine Giraud, a lifelong family farmer, believed strongly in dairy...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dr. Keizaburo Mogi Memorial Scholarship
During a turbulent time in the Noda Shoyu Company (later the Kikkoman Corporation ) history, Dr. Keizaburo Mogi contributed to the company...
During a turbulent time in the Noda Shoyu Company (later the Kikkoman...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dr. Leonard E. Mortenson Graduate Scholarship
Leonard E. Mortenson was an internationally renowned researcher in biochemistry, a pioneering scientist and world leader in his field. Dr....
Leonard E. Mortenson was an internationally renowned researcher in...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dr. William P. & Mrs. Luella S. Mortenson Scholarship
Dr. William P. Mortenson and Mrs. Luella S. Mortenson, both distinguished UW-Madison instructors, had long and respective careers in their...
Dr. William P. Mortenson and Mrs. Luella S. Mortenson, both...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dwayne Rohweder Forage Extension Fellowship
Dr. Dwayne A. Rohweder, for whom this award is named, is a highly respected Agronomist who was known for his effective communication ability and...
Dr. Dwayne A. Rohweder, for whom this award is named, is a highly...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dwight Price, Brent Price and Bruce Price Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Earle D. Lyon Memorial Scholarship
Earl D. Lyon never had the benefit of formal education, but left a legacy of love for nature to his family. The youngest of six children, his...
Earl D. Lyon never had the benefit of formal education, but left a...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Edna F. & Walter E. Schmidt Academic Merit Award
Betty was born on Dec. 6, 1917, in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the beloved daughter of Edna Elizabeth Frautschi and Walter Emil Schmidt. She was a...
Betty was born on Dec. 6, 1917, in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Edna F. & Walter E. Schmidt New Freshman Academic Merit Award
Betty was born on Dec. 6, 1917, in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the beloved daughter of Edna Elizabeth Frautschi and Walter Emil Schmidt. She was a...
Betty was born on Dec. 6, 1917, in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022