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.

Questions? Concerns? Feedback? Contact the WiSH Support Team

Looking for your old dashboard? If so, log in to Scholarships@UW-Madison. Please note that students will be unable to match to new scholarships, complete applications, or accept awards on your old dashboard – moving forward, all actions will take place in the new system, WiSH.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation WSBDF Scholarship
Established by the Rural Opportunities Foundation to support partial tuition assistance for Wisconsin residents to attend the FISC/WSBDF classroom...
Established by the Rural Opportunities Foundation to support partial...
  • Deadline: 08/30/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/30/2019
Up to $2,800 Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
The University of Wisconsin – Madison Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program (McNair Scholars Program) is an academic excellence...
The University of Wisconsin – Madison Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate...
  • Deadline: 09/01/2019
  • Award: Up to $2,800
Deadline09/01/2019
Minimum $500 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: 11/01/2019
  • Award: Minimum $500
Deadline11/01/2019
Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students Korean 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: 11/15/2019
  • Award: Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students
Deadline11/15/2019
Varies Laird W. and Joan E. Strand Accounting Scholarship - MAcc
  • Deadline: 12/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/31/2019
Varies Thomas and Gail Schomisch LSC Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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...
  • Deadline: 03/03/2020
  • Award: from $500 to full tuition
Deadline03/03/2020
$300, $600, or $1200 Student Research Grants Competition - Conference Presentation
Do you need financial support to present your research at a conference? If so, apply for Conference Presentation Funds! The competition is now open...
Do you need financial support to present your research at a conference?...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2020
  • Award: $300, $600, or $1200
Deadline05/15/2020
$300, $600, $1200, or $1500 Student Research Grants Competition - Research Travel
This competition includes awards for international and domestic travel for eligible UW Madison graduate students who are traveling to conduct...
This competition includes awards for international and domestic travel...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2020
  • Award: $300, $600, $1200, or $1500
Deadline05/15/2020
Varies 2017-18 Grad Welcome Check135
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  • Award: Varies
Varies 2017-18 Grad Welcome Check233
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies A. Gertrude Anthony Scholarship
The A. Gertrude Anthony Scholarship was established by a bequest from A. Gertrude Anthony. Ms. Anthony graduated from the University of Wisconsin...
The A. Gertrude Anthony Scholarship was established by a bequest from A....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies A. Paschaleen Coonradt Scholarship
This scholarship was established by A. Paschleen Coonradt to provide support for undergraduate nursing students. Eligibility Criteria Students...
This scholarship was established by A. Paschleen Coonradt to provide...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Abe Sigman Scholarship
The Abe Sigman Scholarship was established in 1975 to celebrate Abe Sigman’s 50th year practicing law. Made possible by the generosity of his...
The Abe Sigman Scholarship was established in 1975 to celebrate Abe...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Abner Brodie Prize
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Ackerman Scholarship
Donald and Mary Jane Ackerman established the Ackerman Scholarship fund in memory of their sons, David and Donald Ackerman, who attended UW-Madison...
Donald and Mary Jane Ackerman established the Ackerman Scholarship fund...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Ackerman Scholarship East High School
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Adam Nickel Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded in memory of pharmacy student Adam Nickel and is awarded to a PharmD student with a passion for athletics and exercise...
This scholarship is awarded in memory of pharmacy student Adam Nickel...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Adel Korkor Scholarship
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Adolph R. Thiede Memorial Scholarship
The Adolph R. Thiede Memorial Scholarship was established in 1990 by Mr. Thiede’s children, Wilson Thiede and Gretchen Reynolds. Adolph Thiede, who...
The Adolph R. Thiede Memorial Scholarship was established in 1990 by Mr....
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Adult Student Scholarship Program Fund
The Adult Student Scholarship Program Fund is supported by generous donors such as alumni, family, friends and community members throughout the...
The Adult Student Scholarship Program Fund is supported by generous...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Advanced Opportunity Program (AOP)
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:
  • Award: Varies
$0.00 Advanced Opportunity Program (AOP)
Advanced Opportunity Program for Academic Year 19-20.
Advanced Opportunity Program for Academic Year 19-20.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
Varies Alex Temkin Scholarship
The Alex Temkin Scholarship honors Mr. Temkin, a 1939 graduate of University of Wisconsin Law School. The scholarship is awarded to an incoming...
The Alex Temkin Scholarship honors Mr. Temkin, a 1939 graduate of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Alfred L. Wilds Scholarship in Chemistry
Established in 1985 by inventor Chester Davis (M.S. 1945,chemistry), this scholarship honors former UW-Madison chemistry Professor Alfred...
Established in 1985 by inventor Chester Davis (M.S. 1945,chemistry),...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Alice C. Gauger Memorial Scholarship
This fund was established with a bequest from Paul William Gauger to honor his sister Alice, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison...
This fund was established with a bequest from Paul William Gauger to...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Allen J. Shafer Jr. Memorial Scholarship
The Allen J. Shafer Jr. Memorial Scholarship was established by Allen Shafer’s parents as a living memorial for their son who was an inspirational...
The Allen J. Shafer Jr. Memorial Scholarship was established by Allen...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Alma Baron Second Chance for Women
The Alma Baron Second Chance for Women Scholarship was established by Alma Baron in 2001 to support a female returning adult student over 45 years...
The Alma Baron Second Chance for Women Scholarship was established by...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Alpha Zeta Omega Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Alpha Zeta Omega Pharmaceutical Fraternity in memory of Joey Sangor, a Milwaukee pharmacist and world-class...
This scholarship was established by the Alpha Zeta Omega Pharmaceutical...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Alta T. and Daniel B. Straley Scholarship
The Alta T. and Daniel B. Straley Scholarship was provided by a trust established by Mr. Straley in memory of his wife Alta and himself. Mrs....
The Alta T. and Daniel B. Straley Scholarship was provided by a trust...
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  • Award: Varies
$2,000-$3,000 Altman Family Scholarship Fund
The Altman Family scholarship provides a one-time award to high achieving incoming freshman with financial need pursuing a degree from the College...
The Altman Family scholarship provides a one-time award to high...
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  • Award: $2,000-$3,000
Varies Amelia Doyon Scholarship (TF)
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  • Award: Varies
Varies American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Award
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  • Award: Varies
Varies American Association of University Women (AAUW) Scholarship
Support from the American Association of University Women (AAUW)-Madison/Monona Branch dates back to 1993 with the establishment of the initial...
Support from the American Association of University Women...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Andre M. Saltoun Scholarship
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Andrew Dorsey Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is in memory of Andrew Dorsey, who received his B.S. from UW-Madison in 2000, double-majoring in chemistry and German while...
This scholarship is in memory of Andrew Dorsey, who received his B.S....
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Angela and Jeffrey Bartell Scholarship
The Angela and Jeffrey Bartell Scholarship is made possible by the generosity of its namesakes, two University of Wisconsin Law School alumni.The...
The Angela and Jeffrey Bartell Scholarship is made possible by the...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Ann Flaherty Murphy Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Senior female student majoring in elementary education. Min GPA 3.5. Student with high financial need who graduated from Green...
Eligibility Criteria Senior female student majoring in elementary...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Anna Apinis Memorial Great People Scholarship
Dr. John Janis Apinis (BS ’64) established this scholarship in memory of his mother, Ann, who worked as a medical technician at UW Hospital and...
Dr. John Janis Apinis (BS ’64) established this scholarship in memory of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Anna R. Nassif Dance Award
How to Apply Recipient selected by the Dance Dept. Scholarship Committee Selection Criteria Senior student for best choreography
How to Apply Recipient selected by the Dance Dept. Scholarship...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Anne L. March Scholarship
The Anne L. March Scholarship was established in honor of Anne March. After receiving her B.A. from the University in 1930, Anne taught school in...
The Anne L. March Scholarship was established in honor of Anne March....
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  • Award: Varies
$0.00 Anne Wilkins and Robert Mayer Bolz Fellowship
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  • Award: $0.00
Varies Anthony Sinkula Dean's Scholarship for American Indian Students
This scholarship has been established to be given to a American Indian student who is enrolled as a tribal member or is a descendant of a member of...
This scholarship has been established to be given to a American Indian...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Apple/Karabensh Scholarship
Established by Jerold K. Karabensh, a 1957 (bachelors) and 1960 (masters) graduate of the School of Pharmacy who created the scholarship to honor...
Established by Jerold K. Karabensh, a 1957 (bachelors) and 1960...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Applied Math, Engineering & Physics (AMEP) Leadership Prize
The fund provides annual awards to outstanding students pursuing a degree in the Applied Math, Engineering and Physics (AMEP) program. The students...
The fund provides annual awards to outstanding students pursuing a...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Applied Security Analysis Program Student Support Fund
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Arlen Christenson Scholarship
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Arnold Nolan Rusky Scholarship
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Art Board of Visitors Scholarship
To support undergraduate students in the Art Department.
To support undergraduate students in the Art Department.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Art Department Faculty and Staff Scholarship
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies