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 Frank Lessiter Ag Media Scholarship
Frank Lessiter is the company chairman and founder of Lessiter Media, a company that emphasizes agricultural publications. The scholarship created...
Frank Lessiter is the company chairman and founder of Lessiter Media, a...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Fred Helgren Academic Merit Award
Fred J. Helgren was a lifetime supporter of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He spent the majority of his college career at the University of...
Fred J. Helgren was a lifetime supporter of the University of...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Fred Pabst Memorial Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Fred Pabst by his family and friends in order to memorialize his worldwide leadership in dairy cattle...
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Fred Pabst by his family...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Gail Edwin & Janice Faye Janssen Biological Systems Engineering Scholarship
Gail Janssen attended the UW-Madison Farm and Industry Short Course from 1949 to 1950 and later returned to the University to obtain his...
Gail Janssen attended the UW-Madison Farm and Industry Short Course from...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Gary and Barbara Krutz Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established by Dr Gary Krutz ’67, ’69 MS and Barbara Krutz ’67. Gary majored in Mechanical Engineering and Biological Systems...
This scholarship was established by Dr Gary Krutz ’67, ’69 MS and...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Gasch Family Scholarship
This scholarship was created in honor of Gasch family members who have graduated from CALS programs, including Russell Gasch, Milan Gasch, Vern...
This scholarship was created in honor of Gasch family members who have...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Gavin & Mary Weis Research Scholarship
The Gavin and Mary Weis Research and Scholarship Fund was established with memorial gifts to recognize the accomplishments and character of...
The Gavin and Mary Weis Research and Scholarship Fund was established...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies George W. & Dorothy D. Sledge Quality Education Scholarship
Dr. George W. Sledge, who served 39 years on the faculty and 28 years as Associate Dean and Director of Academic Affairs in the College of...
Dr. George W. Sledge, who served 39 years on the faculty and 28 years as...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Georgia M. Hellberg Scholarship
<This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Georgia M. Hellberg. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Awarded to male...
<This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Georgia M....
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Glenn Webb Education Fund / The GROWMARK Foundation
The goal of the Growmark, Inc. scholarships is to encourage careers in agriculture through business, education, production, or service. The purpose...
The goal of the Growmark, Inc. scholarships is to encourage careers in...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Grateful Badgers Scholarship
Corey Geiger and Krista Knigge are a married couple that is vitally linked to the agricultural identity of the state of Wisconsin. Corey recieved...
Corey Geiger and Krista Knigge are a married couple that is vitally...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Great People Scholarship
The intent of the Great People Scholarship is to make a meaningful financial contribution toward the costs of deserving students who would not...
The intent of the Great People Scholarship is to make a meaningful...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Green 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 Gurine Gulsteen (Gjermundson) Research Fellowship
This CALS scholasrhip is provided in honor of Gurine Gulsteen. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Awarded to students...
This CALS scholasrhip is provided in honor of Gurine Gulsteen. FAFSA...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Gus Bohstedt Award - Kiwanis Club of Downtown Madison
Dr. Gustav Bohstedt was a distinguished Professor of Animal Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He led the development of animal...
Dr. Gustav Bohstedt was a distinguished Professor of Animal Science at...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies H.C. Jackson Memorial Scholarship
The H.C. Jackson Memorial Scholarship was established by friends and colleagues in memory of Howard C. Jackson (’48) to honor his service in...
The H.C. Jackson Memorial Scholarship was established by friends and...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Hagedorn Plant Pathology Scholarship
Donald J. Hagedorn was born in Moscow, Idaho in 1919, and attended the University of Idaho to earn his undergraduate degree. He moved to Madison,...
Donald J. Hagedorn was born in Moscow, Idaho in 1919, and attended the...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Ham Bruhn Biological Systems Engineering Scholarship
Hjalmar (Ham) Bruhn, during his 44-year career at UW-Madison, work extensively on machinery design work that includes a tree planting machine...
Hjalmar (Ham) Bruhn, during his 44-year career at UW-Madison, work...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Hans F. Dresel Memorial Scholarship
Hans F. Dresel served as the conference chairman for the inaugural Pennsylvania Manufacturing Confectioners’ Association conference in 1947, and...
Hans F. Dresel served as the conference chairman for the inaugural...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Harry Sharff Memorial Scholarship
The Harry Sharff Memorial Scholarship was established by the estate of Ann Tieman to honor the memory of Harry Sharff. FAFSA required prior to...
The Harry Sharff Memorial Scholarship was established by the estate of...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
$0.00 Hattie B. Goessling Nutritional Science Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Heart of Illinois 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 Helen Browne Hobart Memorial Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Helen Browne Hobart.. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to undergraduate students in the College of...
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Helen Browne...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Helen Miller Forestry Scholarship
The Helen H. Miller Forestry Scholarship was established through the estate of Helen Miller. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to undergraduate or...
The Helen H. Miller Forestry Scholarship was established through the...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Helgren Family Wisconsin Rural Youth Scholarship
Fred J. Helgren was a lifetime supporter of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He spent the majority of his college career at the University of...
Fred J. Helgren was a lifetime supporter of the University of...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Henry H. Hagedorn Scholarship
Magdalene Hagedorn established the Henry H. Hagedorn Scholarship Fund to honor her husband because UW-Madison had a great influence in his life. ...
Magdalene Hagedorn established the Henry H. Hagedorn Scholarship Fund to...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Henry Steenbock Academic Merit Award
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Henry Steenbock. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to students in CALS with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Visit...
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Henry...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Henry Steenbock Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Henry Steenbock. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to students in CALS with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Visit...
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Henry...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Herbert J. Hopen Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided by Herbert J. Hopen. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS majoring in Horticulture....
This CALS scholarship is provided by Herbert J. Hopen. Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Herbert R. Bird Scholarship
The Herbert R. Bird scholarship is a memorial to Dr. Bird’s lifetime contributions and leadership in the field of poultry science. Eligibility...
The Herbert R. Bird scholarship is a memorial to Dr. Bird’s lifetime...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Howard P. Gutgesell Agricultural Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Howard P. Gutgesell. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS who plan to...
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Howard P....
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Indianapolis 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 Irving W. Gerhardt Madison East FFA Scholarship
The Irving W. Gerhardt Scholarship was established through the estate of Irving Gerhardt. Mr. Gerhardt earned his master’s degree in Agricultural...
The Irving W. Gerhardt Scholarship was established through the estate of...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Irving W. Gerhardt Scholarship
The Irving W. Gerhardt Scholarship was established through the estate of Iriving Gerhardt. Mr. Gerhardt earned his master’s degree in Agricultural...
The Irving W. Gerhardt Scholarship was established through the estate of...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies J. Frank Wilkinson Scholarship
J. Frank Wilkinson earned a BS from the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1924 with a focus on...
J. Frank Wilkinson earned a BS from the College of Agricultural and Life...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies J.W. Watt Agricultural Journalism Memorial Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of J.W. Watt. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS who are majoring in...
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of J.W. Watt. Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Jack Gorski Scholarship
This fund was established with gifts from many donors by the Department of Biochemistry to recognize the contributions of Professor Jack Gorski ’53...
This fund was established with gifts from many donors by the Department...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Jacob Scharpf Family Scholarship
Therese Scharpf Rolfs, received a masters degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1958. She established this fund in honor of her father, Jacob...
Therese Scharpf Rolfs, received a masters degree from the University of...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Jean W. Fewster Life Sciences Communication Scholarship
Dr. Jean Fewster’s education began at the University of Saskatchewan with an undergraduate degree in home economics. She relished opportunities to...
Dr. Jean Fewster’s education began at the University of Saskatchewan...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Jefferson 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 Jerome & Susan Krofta Wisconsin Rural Youth Scholarship
Jerry and Susan Krofta met in Madison while he was a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and she worked at the UW hospital. He graduated...
Jerry and Susan Krofta met in Madison while he was a student at the...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies John A. Spurrell Scholarship
The John A. Spurrell Scholarship was established by Joy and Francis Spurrell in memory of Francis’ father, John A. Spurrell. The scholarship given...
The John A. Spurrell Scholarship was established by Joy and Francis...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies John Deere Scholarship
Founded in 1837, John Deere has delivered products and services to support those linked to the land. It manufactures agricultural, construction and...
Founded in 1837, John Deere has delivered products and services to...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies John E. & Elizabeth B. Ross Science Writing Scholarship
Dr. John Ross completed his MS degree in 1949 in Agricultural Journalism and his PhD in Mass Communications in 1954 at UW-Madison. John was one of...
Dr. John Ross completed his MS degree in 1949 in Agricultural Journalism...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
$0.00 John W. Renk Memorial Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Joseph and Sharon Darcey Dairy Science Legacy Scholarship
Joseph BS ’49 and Sharon Darcey are invested in Wisconsin and their local community in Watertown. Mr. Darcey graduated with a Dairy Science degree...
Joseph BS ’49 and Sharon Darcey are invested in Wisconsin and their...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Kansas City 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 Karen Spector Memorial Scholarship
About the Donor This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Karen Spector. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to junior or senior students in CALS...
About the Donor This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Karen...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Karl and Ruth Drye Family Scholarship
Karl Drye graduated with a BS in Meat & Animal Science in 1966, and then earned a MS in Food Science in 1966. His wife, Ruth, graduated with BS in...
Karl Drye graduated with a BS in Meat & Animal Science in 1966, and then...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Kathleen E. McCarthy Dietetics Scholarship
The Kathleen E. McCarthy Dietetics Scholarship was established by Kathleen E. McCarthy who received her BS in Dietetics from Madison in...
The Kathleen E. McCarthy Dietetics Scholarship was established by...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020