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
$6,000 Davis/Gerstein Undergraduate Research Award Application
Thanks to generous funding provided by Susan E. Davis and Miles J. Gerstein, the Department of History will offer the Davis/Gerstein Undergraduate...
Thanks to generous funding provided by Susan E. Davis and Miles J....
  • Deadline: 03/30/2020
  • Award: $6,000
Deadline03/30/2020
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: 03/30/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/30/2020
$0.00 Jane Hampton Ausman Mentored Teaching Fellowship
Description The Jane Hampton Ausman Award honors the lifework of Jane Marie Hampton Ausman who earned two degrees from the University of...
Description The Jane Hampton Ausman Award honors the lifework of Jane...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/30/2020
$0.00 Robin A. Douthitt Graduate Teaching Fellowship
Description The Robin A. Douthitt Award honors the lifework of Robin Douthitt, Vaughan Bascom Professor Emerita and Dean Emerita of the School of...
Description The Robin A. Douthitt Award honors the lifework of Robin...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/30/2020
$2,500 max. Schurch Thomson Graduate Research Excellence Award
The Schurch Thomson Graduate Research Excellence Award Fund was established in October 2001 by a gift from Velma Reich Schurch. This is a...
The Schurch Thomson Graduate Research Excellence Award Fund was...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2020
  • Award: $2,500 max.
Deadline03/30/2020
$5,000 William K. Fitch Scholarship
The William K. Fitch Scholarship provides a one-time grant award of $5,000 towards tuition ($2,500 per semester) for an undergraduate History...
The William K. Fitch Scholarship provides a one-time grant award of...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2020
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline03/30/2020
Varies Curriculum and Instruction Undergraduate Scholarship Application
Curriculum and Instruction Undergraduate Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Curriculum and...
Curriculum and Instruction Undergraduate Scholarship Application:...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
Varies Dance Department Scholarships
Dance Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Dance scholarships the student is eligible for. For...
Dance Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
Varies School of Journalism & Mass Communication Summer Internship Support
About the Scholarships: The Ben and Karen Deutsch Internship Fund and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication Internship Support Fund were...
About the Scholarships: The Ben and Karen Deutsch Internship Fund and...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/01/2020
Varies Chesler Prize
The Chesler Prize provides a one-time award to an outstanding English major who is a senior working on a senior thesis. The selected thesis chapter...
The Chesler Prize provides a one-time award to an outstanding English...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/03/2020
$125 Data Analysis Award
The Data Analysis Prize provides a one time award to an English major recognizing an outstanding written project based on the collection and...
The Data Analysis Prize provides a one time award to an English major...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $125
Deadline04/03/2020
Varies Dissertation Writing Camp
If you are working on your dissertation and need to jumpstart your writing, consider applying for the Dissertation Writing Camp. Eligibility...
If you are working on your dissertation and need to jumpstart your...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/03/2020
Varies Dorothy Classen Urish Scholarship
The Dorothy Classen Urish Scholarship provides a one-time award to a senior English major with financial need in recognition of academic excellence...
The Dorothy Classen Urish Scholarship provides a one-time award to a...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/03/2020
Varies English Department Undergraduate Scholarships Application
The English Department Undergraduate Scholarships Application provides application for numerous scholarship opportunities, varying in number and...
The English Department Undergraduate Scholarships Application provides...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/03/2020
Varies English Undergraduate Scholarship Fund
The English Undergraduate Scholarship Fund Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior or senior English major with financial need in...
The English Undergraduate Scholarship Fund Scholarship provides a...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/03/2020
Varies First Generation College Student Scholarship
The First Generation College Student Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior or senior English major in recognition of academic...
The First Generation College Student Scholarship provides a one-time...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/03/2020
Full UW-Madison Tuition Harold (Hal) E. Mennes Scholarship
The Harold (Hal) E. Mennes Scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship for incoming students in the College of Engineering who are Wisconsin...
The Harold (Hal) E. Mennes Scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship for...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: Full UW-Madison Tuition
Deadline04/03/2020
Varies Helen Black Bennett Memorial Scholarship
The Helen Black Bennett Memorial Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior or senior English major in recognition of academic excellence...
The Helen Black Bennett Memorial Scholarship provides a one-time award...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/03/2020
Varies Helen C. White Award
The Helen C. White Award provides a one-time award to a senior woman majoring in English. This scholarship recognizes academic excellence and...
The Helen C. White Award provides a one-time award to a senior woman...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/03/2020
$125 James T. Lewis Prize
The James T. Lewis Prize provides a one time award recognizing outstanding essays written by first-year students in an English Department course...
The James T. Lewis Prize provides a one time award recognizing...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $125
Deadline04/03/2020
Varies Lila Hicks Furber Scholarship
The Lila Hicks Furber Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior or senior English major in recognition of academic excellence and rising...
The Lila Hicks Furber Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/03/2020
Varies Mary Brabyn Wackman Scholarship
The Mary Brabyn Wackman Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior or senior English major who is a “bonafide Wisconsin resident.” This...
The Mary Brabyn Wackman Scholarship provides a one-time award to a...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/03/2020
$125 Outstanding Digital Media Project Award
The Outstanding Digital Media Project Award provides a one-time award to an English major recognizing the outstanding use of digital media in an...
The Outstanding Digital Media Project Award provides a one-time award to...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $125
Deadline04/03/2020
Varies Somos Undergraduate Development Award
The Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program offers the Somos Undergraduate Development Award annually to students enrolled in its academic programs who...
The Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program offers the Somos Undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/03/2020
$100 Standish Henning Shakespeare Prize
The Standish Henning Shakespeare Prize is awarded to the best essay written and submitted by an undergraduate majoring in English and completing...
The Standish Henning Shakespeare Prize is awarded to the best essay...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $100
Deadline04/03/2020
Varies SuccessWorks at the College of Letters & Science Internship Fund
Awards up to $5,000 are given to enable L&S undergraduates to take advantage of internships—paid or unpaid—during their undergraduate careers. The...
Awards up to $5,000 are given to enable L&S undergraduates to take...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/03/2020
Varies Vivian Mowry Scholarship
The Vivian Mowry Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior or senior English major who demonstrate “scholastic profiency and active...
The Vivian Mowry Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior or...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/03/2020
$100-$200 William F. Vilas Prize
The William F. Vilas Prize provides a one-time award to an rising English major recognizing outstanding essays written by undergraduates in...
The William F. Vilas Prize provides a one-time award to an rising...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $100-$200
Deadline04/03/2020
Varies Kinesiology Undergraduate Scholarship Application
Kinesiology Undergraduate Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Kinesiology department...
Kinesiology Undergraduate Scholarship Application: Completion of this...
  • Deadline: 04/07/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/07/2020
$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: 04/07/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline04/07/2020
Varies All School Undergraduate and Teacher Education Scholarships
This application is for scholarships for which ANY School of Education undergraduate student is eligible. It is also the portal for general...
This application is for scholarships for which ANY School of Education...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
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: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Funds resident tuition and mandatory fees
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Art Department Undergraduate Scholarships
This application is for students currently declared in the following art programs: BS-Art, BFA, Pre-Art Education, or BS-Art Education. Art...
This application is for students currently declared in the following art...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
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: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
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: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
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: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
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: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
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: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
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: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
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: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
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: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
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: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
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: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
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: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
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: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Rehabilitation Psychology Graduate Scholarship Application
Rehabilitation Psychology Graduate Scholarship Application
Rehabilitation Psychology Graduate Scholarship Application
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Rehabilitation Psychology Undergraduate Scholarship Application
Rehabilitation Psychology Undergraduate Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Rehabilitation...
Rehabilitation Psychology Undergraduate Scholarship Application:...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Special Education Scholarship Application
Special Education Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Special Education scholarships the student...
Special Education Scholarship Application: Completion of this...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020