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 C&I Karen A. Falk Diversity in Teacher Education Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies C&I Secondary Education Scholarship Application
Secondary Education Master’s in Teaching Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Secondary Education...
Secondary Education Master’s in Teaching Scholarship Application:...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies Harland E. Samson and Faye Finley Samson Scholarship
The Samsons established the Harland E. and Faye Finley Samson Scholarship in 2000 to support returning adult students who are majoring in secondary...
The Samsons established the Harland E. and Faye Finley Samson...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies James B. and Susan Solie Patterson Student Awards (CI-G/UG)
Eligibility Criteria Awards can be made to both undergraduate and graduate students who have been admitted to a teacher education program intending...
Eligibility Criteria Awards can be made to both undergraduate and...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies James B. Patterson and Susan S. Patterson Teacher Education Graduate Student Fellowship
The James B. and Susan S. Patterson Teacher Education Graduate Student Fellowship are provided to a candidate pursuing a teacher education...
The James B. and Susan S. Patterson Teacher Education Graduate Student...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
$0.00 Joan M. Longmire Scholarship
This fund will provide scholarship support for a student or students in the secondary education program in the School of Education.
This fund will provide scholarship support for a student or students in...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/28/2020
$0.00 Joan R. Flaherty Scholarship
The Donor recognizes a need for dedicated teachers and is grateful for the access she gained to an education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison...
The Donor recognizes a need for dedicated teachers and is grateful for...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies Juanita S. Sorenson Scholarship
The Juanita S. Sorenson Scholarship was established in 1991 by Ms. Sorenson, a 1971 graduate of the School of Education. She was professor emerita...
The Juanita S. Sorenson Scholarship was established in 1991 by Ms....
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies Liebenberg Family Scholarship
The Liebenberg Family Scholarship was established by family members in 1997 for students who plan to teach science or mathematics. The Liebenbergs...
The Liebenberg Family Scholarship was established by family members in...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies Martha M. Lound Scholarship Fund
The Martha M. Lound Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to students training to be high school teachers. Ms. Lound was a graduate of the School...
The Martha M. Lound Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to students...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies Mildred Elser Ahrnsbrak Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1983 by Henry C. Ahrnsbrak in memory of his wife, Mildred Elser Ahrnsbrak. Eligibility Criteria Student in...
This scholarship was established in 1983 by Henry C. Ahrnsbrak in memory...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies Myra-Jean Newlin Scholarship
The Myra-Jean Newlin Scholarship was established by Jane and Ronald Hauber, Nancy Jean and Robert Neumann, and Kristine Kay and Robert Charles...
The Myra-Jean Newlin Scholarship was established by Jane and Ronald...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies Roland W. Zinns Scholarship
The Roland W. Zinns Scholarship was established by the late Charlotte E. Zinns in memory of her husband, Roland. Roland Zinns was a principal of a...
The Roland W. Zinns Scholarship was established by the late Charlotte E....
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies Schenk-Brezan Scholarship
The Schenk-Brezan Scholarship was established in 2002 by Ms. Schenk in honor of her parents, Randolph and Lucy Schenk. Carlen received her...
The Schenk-Brezan Scholarship was established in 2002 by Ms. Schenk in...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
$2,500 Sophomore Research Fellowship
The Sophomore Research Fellowships support undergraduate research done in collaboration with UW-Madison faculty or research/instructional academic...
The Sophomore Research Fellowships support undergraduate research done...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline02/28/2020
$2,000 Wisconsin Hispanic Lawyers Association Scholarship
The Wisconsin Hispanic Lawyers Association Scholarship supports Hispanic law students who best exemplify achievement and commitment to professional...
The Wisconsin Hispanic Lawyers Association Scholarship supports Hispanic...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies Bernard J. Kwiatkowski Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support for one student each year in the Masters Program in the Department of Communication...
The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support for one...
  • Deadline: 02/29/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/29/2020
Up to $1,000 Emma Allen Fellowship Award
The Emma Allen Fellowship Awards are made possible by a generous bequeathal from Emma Allen, a 1957 Ph.D. graduate of our Department and the...
The Emma Allen Fellowship Awards are made possible by a generous...
  • Deadline: 02/29/2020
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline02/29/2020
Varies Julie Anderson Wagner Memorial Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/29/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/29/2020
Varies Linda Ruffalo Award
This endowed fund was established in 2013 by Linda L. Ruffalo. The purpose of this endowed scholarship is to provide financial support for...
This endowed fund was established in 2013 by Linda L. Ruffalo. The...
  • Deadline: 02/29/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/29/2020
Varies Loon Fellowship Award
The Loon Fellowship, a group of former UW-Madison master’s program students in Communication Sciences and Disorders, has established an award to...
The Loon Fellowship, a group of former UW-Madison master’s program...
  • Deadline: 02/29/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/29/2020
Varies Shana Kay Memorial Scholarship
The Shana Kay Memorial Scholarship was established to remember Shana, who was a diligent and enthusiastic student at UW-Madison planning for a...
The Shana Kay Memorial Scholarship was established to remember Shana,...
  • Deadline: 02/29/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/29/2020
Varies Wisconsin School of Business BBA Program - Accounting Department
This Department-specific supplemental application is submitted as part of the submission for current BBA students enrolled as Accounting majors....
This Department-specific supplemental application is submitted as part...
  • Deadline: 02/29/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/29/2020
Varies Wisconsin School of Business BBA Program - Actuarial Science Majors
This Department-specific supplemental application is submitted as part of the submission for current BBA students enrolled as Actuarial Science...
This Department-specific supplemental application is submitted as part...
  • Deadline: 02/29/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/29/2020
Varies Wisconsin School of Business BBA Program - Finance Department
This Department-specific supplemental application is submitted as part of the submission for current BBA students enrolled as Finance majors. The...
This Department-specific supplemental application is submitted as part...
  • Deadline: 02/29/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/29/2020
Varies Wisconsin School of Business BBA Program - Marketing Department
This Department-specific supplemental application is submitted as part of the submission for current BBA students enrolled as Marketing majors. The...
This Department-specific supplemental application is submitted as part...
  • Deadline: 02/29/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/29/2020
Varies Wisconsin School of Business BBA Program - Real Estate Department
This Department-specific supplemental application is submitted as part of the submission for current BBA students enrolled as Real Estate & Urban...
This Department-specific supplemental application is submitted as part...
  • Deadline: 02/29/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/29/2020
Varies Wisconsin School of Business BBA Program - Risk Management & Insurance Majors
This Department-specific supplemental application is submitted as part of the submission for current BBA students enrolled as RMI majors. The...
This Department-specific supplemental application is submitted as part...
  • Deadline: 02/29/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/29/2020
Varies Wisconsin School of Business BBA Program - Supply Chain Management Certificate
This Department-specific supplemental application is submitted as part of the submission for current BBA students enrolled in the Supply Chain...
This Department-specific supplemental application is submitted as part...
  • Deadline: 02/29/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/29/2020
Varies Wisconsin School of Business BBA Scholarships - Pre-Business Applicants
Direct Transfer & currently enrolled Pre-Business applicants seeking admission into the Wisconsin School of Business can apply for scholarship...
Direct Transfer & currently enrolled Pre-Business applicants seeking...
  • Deadline: 02/29/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/29/2020
Varies (minimum $2000) Alfred Reschke Scholarship
The Alfred Reschke Social Science Scholarship supports outstanding undergraduate students in the Department of Sociology at UW-Madison. Up to four...
The Alfred Reschke Social Science Scholarship supports outstanding...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies (minimum $2000)
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies (minimum $500) Andrea Michelle Sperka Scholarship
This scholarship, made possible by the generosity of Michael T. and Carol L. Sperka, honors the memory of Andrea Michelle Sperka. Andrea was a...
This scholarship, made possible by the generosity of Michael T. and...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies (minimum $500)
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Lakeshore Nature Preserve Student Engagement Grants
The Lakeshore Nature Preserve is a 300-acre natural area and outdoor laboratory on the UW-Madison Campus. It is comprised of wetlands, woodlands,...
The Lakeshore Nature Preserve is a 300-acre natural area and outdoor...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
$8,000-$10,000 Mathea Helen and Lawless Louis Mollere PreMedicine Scholarship
The Mathea Helen and Lawless Louis Mollere PreMedicine scholarship supports an aspiring physician junior or senior with financial need pursuing a...
The Mathea Helen and Lawless Louis Mollere PreMedicine scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $8,000-$10,000
Deadline03/01/2020
$5,000 Paul R. Ebling PreMedicine Scholarship
The Paul R. Ebling PreMedicine Scholarship provides a one-time award to an aspiring physician committed to attend UW-Madison School of Medicine and...
The Paul R. Ebling PreMedicine Scholarship provides a one-time award to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline03/01/2020
$5,000 Planetary Health Graduate Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria All students enrolled in a graduate or professional program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are eligible to...
Eligibility Criteria All students enrolled in a graduate or professional...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline03/01/2020
$500 - $2,000 Political Science 2020 Scholarship Application
The department of Political Science supports students through various opportunities provided by generous donors. Students can apply for the Stanoch...
The department of Political Science supports students through various...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $500 - $2,000
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Renk Scholarship
The Renk Agribusiness Institute, in the Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS),...
The Renk Agribusiness Institute, in the Department of Agricultural &...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
$1,000 Ruth Bleier Scholarship in the Natural Sciences
The Ruth Bleier Scholarship in the Natural Sciences was established to encourage undergraduate women at UW-Madison to pursue careers in the natural...
The Ruth Bleier Scholarship in the Natural Sciences was established to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/01/2020
$2,000.00 Stanoch Student Research Support Program
The Stanoch Student Research Support Program provides a stipend for an undergraduate student and a graduate student to engage in research during...
The Stanoch Student Research Support Program provides a stipend for an...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/01/2020
up to $1000 Undergraduate Travel Award - Spring
The Undergraduate Travel Award provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to an undergraduate Psychology student to support student...
The Undergraduate Travel Award provides a one-time award (amount subject...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: up to $1000
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dickie Family Sauk County Educational Fellowship
The purpose of this fund is to support a UW-Madison graduate student by providing full-time fellowship support to a student enrolled in science,...
The purpose of this fund is to support a UW-Madison graduate student by...
  • Deadline: 03/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/02/2020
Varies Jerome A. and Mary Straka Fellowship
The Straka Fellowship is a 12-month fellowship administered by the Graduate School. This fellowship supports dissertators pursuing a course of...
The Straka Fellowship is a 12-month fellowship administered by the...
  • Deadline: 03/02/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/02/2020
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
$550 Arthur B. Sacks Award for Graduate Excellence in Environmental Studies and Sustainability
Eligibility Criteria This scholarship award is intended to support students who are exploring the relation of environmental studies to the concept...
Eligibility Criteria This scholarship award is intended to support...
  • Deadline: 03/06/2020
  • Award: $550
Deadline03/06/2020
$550 Arthur B. Sacks Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Environmental Studies and Sustainability
Eligibility Criteria This scholarship award is intended to support students who are exploring the relation of environmental studies to the concept...
Eligibility Criteria This scholarship award is intended to support...
  • Deadline: 03/06/2020
  • Award: $550
Deadline03/06/2020
$5,000 Charles G. Meyer Undergraduate Study Abroad Travel Award
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support to undergraduate students in the Nelson Institute who are participating...
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide...
  • Deadline: 03/06/2020
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline03/06/2020
$1,000 Ginsberg Family Excellence Award (L&S)
This award for leadership, service and scholarship recognizes students who have made outstanding leadership and service contributions to the...
This award for leadership, service and scholarship recognizes students...
  • Deadline: 03/06/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/06/2020
$3,000 James A. Schleif and William H. Morley Undergraduate Study Abroad Travel Award
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support to undergraduate students in the Nelson Institute who are participating...
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide...
  • Deadline: 03/06/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline03/06/2020
$5,000 Kikkoman Environmental Studies Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship award is to provide financial support to undergraduate students in the Nelson Institute for...
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship award is to provide...
  • Deadline: 03/06/2020
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline03/06/2020