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 Robert P. & Edna B. Niedermeier Dairy Science Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Robert P. Niedermeier’s association with Wisconsin spanned 49 years – from his undergrad to his retirement as Chair of the Dairy Science...
Dr. Robert P. Niedermeier’s association with Wisconsin spanned 49 years...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Rock River Laboratory Scholarship in Memory of Twilah Kulow
Mr. Donald Meyer, President of Rock River Laboratory, established this scholarship in June 2012 "in memory of the former employees whom we remember...
Mr. Donald Meyer, President of Rock River Laboratory, established this...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Ross Charles Pech Memorial Trust Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Ross Charles Pech. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to a junior or senior male majoring in Food Science;...
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Ross Charles...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Royce Bringhurst Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship memorializes Royce Bringhurst’s distinguished career as a fruit researcher and Professor of Pomology at the University of...
This scholarship memorializes Royce Bringhurst’s distinguished career as...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies SouthEast Wisconsin Master Gardeners, Inc. Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2010 by the SouthEast Wisconsin Master Gardeners Inc., a nonprofit corporation and division of UW-Extension. ...
This scholarship was established in 2010 by the SouthEast Wisconsin...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies St. Louis 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: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Stone Forestry Scholarship
The donors of this scholarship are strong supporters of the forestry program at UW-Madison. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions. Eligibility...
The donors of this scholarship are strong supporters of the forestry...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Stone Forestry Summer Scholarship
The donors of this scholarship are strong supporters of the forestry program at UW-Madison. Eligibility Criteria The department of Forest Science...
The donors of this scholarship are strong supporters of the forestry...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies The Farm Journal/Andy Weber Discover Ag Media Scholarship
This scholarship is named in honor of Andy Weber ‘14, President and CEO of Farm Journal Media. Andy majored in Life Sciences Communication and is a...
This scholarship is named in honor of Andy Weber ‘14, President and CEO...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Truman & Sylvia Graf Scholarship
Dr. Truman F. Graf, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics, and his wife, Sylvia Graf, graduate of the School of Home...
Dr. Truman F. Graf, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Agricultural...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies W.D. Hoard Memorial Graduate Scholarship
Widely considered the father of the Wisconsin dairy industry, William Dempster Hoard played a prominent role in the development of the School of...
Widely considered the father of the Wisconsin dairy industry, William...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies W.D. Hoard Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship
Widely considered the father of the Wisconsin dairy industry, William Dempster Hoard played a prominent role in the development of the School of...
Widely considered the father of the Wisconsin dairy industry, William...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Walter C. & Mabel J. Topel Animal Sciences Scholarship
This scholarship was created by Dr. David Topel ’60. David majored in Meat and Animal Science and worked as the ME Ensminger Endowed Chair Emeritus...
This scholarship was created by Dr. David Topel ’60. David majored in...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Waukesha County 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: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies William & Janice Ward Family Agricultural Enrichment Scholarship
After returning serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, William W. Ward graduated with a BS in Agricultural Education in 1948 from the...
After returning serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, William W....
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies William F. Connell Memorial Scholarship
After having discovered a new variety of apple in 1949, William Connell grew his meager orchard, into a 13,000 tree orchard – and the home to his...
After having discovered a new variety of apple in 1949, William Connell...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies William T. Dible Terra International, Inc. Scholarship
After receiving his master’s and doctorate in soil chemistry and plant physiology from UW-Madison, William T. Dible began his career working for...
After receiving his master’s and doctorate in soil chemistry and plant...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Wisconsin Agri-Business Association Scholarship
This scholarship was created by the Wisconsin Agri-Business Association. he Wisconsin Agri-Business Association, Inc. (WABA) is a non-profit trade...
This scholarship was created by the Wisconsin Agri-Business...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association Scholarship
This scholarship was established in November 1991 by the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association. The Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers...
This scholarship was established in November 1991 by the Wisconsin State...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
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...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/10/2020
Varies Bernice D. Kuney Scholarship
The Bernice D. Kuney Scholarship was established in 1989 with a gift from Edith Martindale to honor her mentor, Bernice Kuney. Ms. Kuney taught...
The Bernice D. Kuney Scholarship was established in 1989 with a gift...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/10/2020
$3,000 CIEE Open Campus Block Program Grant
Pending annual renewal, UW Study Abroad and CIEE are offering $3,000-$4,000 for students who stay in one location for all three 6-week Open Campus...
Pending annual renewal, UW Study Abroad and CIEE are offering...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline02/10/2020
300€ per month Freiburg Madison Sister City Scholarship
Madison, Wisconsin and Freiburg, Germany have a sister city relationship which fosters cultural exchanges and activities between the two...
Madison, Wisconsin and Freiburg, Germany have a sister city relationship...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: 300€ per month
Deadline02/10/2020
Varies IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship
The IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship is for scholarships not requiring essays that are available to students planning to attend a UW Study...
The IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship is for scholarships not...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/10/2020
Varies Nancy Denney Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship supports a single parent student pursuing their first undergraduate degree in the College of Letters & Sciences. Eligibility...
This scholarship supports a single parent student pursuing their first...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/10/2020
Varies Participatory Learning and Teaching Organization (PLATO) Scholarships
PLATO, the Participatory Learning and Teaching Organization, is a learning-in-retirement organization that relies on active member involvement to...
PLATO, the Participatory Learning and Teaching Organization, is a...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/10/2020
$3000.00 Richard Ralph Winter Phoenix Rising Humanitarian Scholarship
The Richard Ralph Winter Phoenix Rising Humanitarian scholarship provides a one-time award recognizing humanitarian achievement and service,...
The Richard Ralph Winter Phoenix Rising Humanitarian scholarship...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: $3000.00
Deadline02/10/2020
Varies Scholarships for Nontraditional, Adult, & Single Parent Students
Thanks to the generous contributions from our donors, scholarships are available for nontraditional, adult and single parent students. There are 15...
Thanks to the generous contributions from our donors, scholarships are...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/10/2020
Varies Single Parent Scholarships
This scholarship was started by the Dean of Students Office and the Adult Career and Special Student Services to provide a scholarship for single...
This scholarship was started by the Dean of Students Office and the...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/10/2020
$1,500-$4,000 Study Abroad Scholars
Discover the world…and bring the world back to Wisconsin! Study Abroad is an integral part of a UW-Madison education and can be one of the...
Discover the world…and bring the world back to Wisconsin! Study Abroad...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: $1,500-$4,000
Deadline02/10/2020
Varies DDEEA Global Scholars Scholarship
This scholarship is available to UW-Madison students participating in the following Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement...
This scholarship is available to UW-Madison students participating in...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
$1000-$2000 Alberta A. Taylor Scholarship
The Alberta A. Taylor Scholarship provides a one-time award to a continuing student majoring in economics and/or political science. Completed...
The Alberta A. Taylor Scholarship provides a one-time award to a...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $1000-$2000
Deadline02/16/2020
$500 - $2,000 Betty Nelson Humanities Scholarship for Sophomores, Junior & Seniors
The Betty J. Nelson scholarship provides one-time awards to sophomores, juniors & seniors majoring in the humanities pursuing a degree from the...
The Betty J. Nelson scholarship provides one-time awards to sophomores,...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500 - $2,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$1500-$3000 Earl D. Johnson Endowed Scholarship
The Earl D. Johnson Scholarship provides a one-time award to a high achieving seniors with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.80 with financial need...
The Earl D. Johnson Scholarship provides a one-time award to a high...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $1500-$3000
Deadline02/16/2020
$500-$1,000 Florence Waste Pulver Scholarship
The Florence Waste Pulver scholarship provides one-time awards to a high achieving juniors or seniors pursuing a degree from the College of Letters...
The Florence Waste Pulver scholarship provides one-time awards to a high...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500-$1,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$2500-$5000 Gerald W. and Tui G. Hedstrom Scholarship
The Gerald W. and Tui G. Hedstrom Scholarship provides a renewable award to a high achieving women pursuing majors in one of the following areas:...
The Gerald W. and Tui G. Hedstrom Scholarship provides a renewable award...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $2500-$5000
Deadline02/16/2020
$2,000-$3,000 Merlin E. Silverthorn Scholarship
The Merlin E. Silverthorn scholarship provides one-time awards to high achieving students with financial need who are pursuing majors in the...
The Merlin E. Silverthorn scholarship provides one-time awards to high...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $2,000-$3,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$500-$1,000 Neha Suri Scholarship
The Neha Suri scholarship provides a one-time award to a continuing student majoring in political science and/or journalism. Reflective of Neha’s...
The Neha Suri scholarship provides a one-time award to a continuing...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500-$1,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$500-$1,000 Ornstein-Warendorf Scholarship
The Ornstein-Warendorf scholarship provides a one-time award to a high achieving student majoring in history and/or a foreign language. Preference...
The Ornstein-Warendorf scholarship provides a one-time award to a high...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500-$1,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$750-$2,000 Thomas W. Parker Scholarship (Humanities and Social Sciences)
The Thomas W. Parker Scholarship provides a one-time award to first year students majoring in in the humanities or social sciences. Completed...
The Thomas W. Parker Scholarship provides a one-time award to first year...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $750-$2,000
Deadline02/16/2020
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: 04/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2020
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: 04/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2020
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: 04/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2020
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: 04/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2020
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: 04/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2020
$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
Varies Joyce and Marshall Erdman Scholarship Fund in Manufacturing and Technology Management
  • Deadline: 05/29/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/29/2020
Up to $2,000 BBA Student Career Development Fund Application
The BBA Student Career Development Fund connects BBA students with meaningful, career-oriented experiential learning to help you successfully...
The BBA Student Career Development Fund connects BBA students with...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline05/31/2020
Varies Career Clothing Fund Sponsor by Kohl's
The Career Clothing Fund is a partnership between Kohl’s and the Wisconsin School of Business Undergraduate Program to provide professional...
The Career Clothing Fund is a partnership between Kohl’s and the...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2020
Up to $7,500 Kemper K. Knapp Undergraduate Scholarships
The Kemper K. Knapp Undergraduate Scholarships are supported through the annual generous support of the Kemper K. Knapp Bequest Committee to...
The Kemper K. Knapp Undergraduate Scholarships are supported through the...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Up to $7,500
Deadline05/31/2020