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, explore applying for scholarships as soon as you apply to the University by using your UW-Madison NetID and password. Applications for incoming undergraduate students typically open in October-November and have deadlines in early February, so don’t wait until you know your admission status to apply! Many UW-Madison scholarships consider students for awards using a holistic framework that may include, but is not limited to, academic achievement, potential contributions, service and leadership, and financial need. To search for 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 Scott Cutlip Scholarship Fund
The Scott Cutlip Scholarship Fund supports worthy undergraduate students studying public relations in the School of Journalism and Mass...
The Scott Cutlip Scholarship Fund supports worthy undergraduate students...
  • Deadline: 12/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/21/2020
Varies Sigrid Schultz Scholarship
The Sigrid Schultz Scholarship supports undergraduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. FAFSA required prior to...
The Sigrid Schultz Scholarship supports undergraduate students in the...
  • Deadline: 12/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/21/2020
Varies Spring House Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Only School of Journalism and Mass Communication majors are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The application to apply...
Eligibility Criteria Only School of Journalism and Mass Communication...
  • Deadline: 12/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/21/2020
Varies Steven Mark Wiltgen/Betty J. Frazier Scholarship Fund
The Steven Mark Wiltgen/Betty J. Frazier Scholarship Fund supports the financial needs of undergraduate students in the School of Journalism and...
The Steven Mark Wiltgen/Betty J. Frazier Scholarship Fund supports the...
  • Deadline: 12/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/21/2020
Varies The Ted Perry "A Little Something for the Effort" Stipend
The donor, Edward “Ted” Perry, wishes to create a fund for the purpose of assisting students enrolled in the School of Journalism,and Mass...
The donor, Edward “Ted” Perry, wishes to create a fund for the purpose...
  • Deadline: 12/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/21/2020
Varies The Tom Schnetz Communications Excellence Award
The Tom Schnetz Communications Excellence Award was created by Tom’s friends who wish to honor his memory. FAFSA required prior to awarding...
The Tom Schnetz Communications Excellence Award was created by Tom’s...
  • Deadline: 12/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/21/2020
Varies Tom Mulhern Scholarship for Sports Journalism
This scholarship fund was created by Jason Wilde ‘94 in 2014 to honor the distinguished career of Thomas A. Mulhern ’80. FAFSA required prior to...
This scholarship fund was created by Jason Wilde ‘94 in 2014 to honor...
  • Deadline: 12/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/21/2020
Varies Virginia Hill Thayer University League Endowed Scholarship
This is a “Named Endowed Scholarship” through The University League, Inc., on behalf of Virginia Hill Thayer. Named Endowed Scholarships are set up...
This is a “Named Endowed Scholarship” through The University League,...
  • Deadline: 12/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/21/2020
Varies Wallace Meyer Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Wallace Meyer Memorial Scholarship Fund honors Wallace Meyer, a 1916 alumnus of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. FAFSA...
The Wallace Meyer Memorial Scholarship Fund honors Wallace Meyer, a 1916...
  • Deadline: 12/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/21/2020
Varies Wilfred B. Doner Scholarship Fund
The Wilfred B. Doner Scholarship Fund supports an annual scholarship for undergraduate students with a specialized focus on advertising in the...
The Wilfred B. Doner Scholarship Fund supports an annual scholarship for...
  • Deadline: 12/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/21/2020
Varies Wisconsin Lee Enterprises Scholarship
The fund was established in June 1973 by Lee Enterprises, publishers of the Wisconsin State Journal and the Capital Times. The fund benefits the...
The fund was established in June 1973 by Lee Enterprises, publishers of...
  • Deadline: 12/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/21/2020
Varies Wisconsin Newspaper Association/Lester L. Hawkes Scholarship Fund
The Wisconsin Newspaper Association/Lester L. Hawkes Scholarship Fund provides financial support to undergraduate students in the School of...
The Wisconsin Newspaper Association/Lester L. Hawkes Scholarship Fund...
  • Deadline: 12/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/21/2020
$600 or $1,200. For the Fall 2020 application round, only dissertators and final-year MFA students are eligible to receive a Conference Presentation award. To qualify for a $1,200 award, applicants must be presenting and/or serving on a panel at a minimum of 2 virtual conferences. Student Research Grants Competition - Conference Presentation
This competition includes awards for graduate students traveling to present research at a conference or presenting at a virtual conference....
This competition includes awards for graduate students traveling to...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2020
  • Award: $600 or $1,200. For the Fall 2020 application round, only dissertators and final-year MFA students are eligible to receive a Conference Presentation award. To qualify for a $1,200 award, applicants must be presenting and/or serving on a panel at a minimum of 2 virtual conferences.
Deadline12/31/2020
$600, $1200, or $1,500. For the Fall 2020 application round, only dissertators and final-year MFA students are eligible to receive a Research Travel award. The $1,500 level research travel award is reserved for a limited number of dissertators and final-year MFA students conducting international research travel. 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: 12/31/2020
  • Award: $600, $1200, or $1,500. For the Fall 2020 application round, only dissertators and final-year MFA students are eligible to receive a Research Travel award. The $1,500 level research travel award is reserved for a limited number of dissertators and final-year MFA students conducting international research travel.
Deadline12/31/2020
Varies Harriet & Sandra Rosenbaum Scholarship Full-Time MSW Program
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to newly accepted MSW students who have financial need and a long-term...
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to...
  • Deadline: 01/08/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/08/2021
$0.00 Housing/Transportation Scholarship for PA Students Rot. 4 20-21
  • Deadline: 01/08/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/08/2021
Full tuition & stipend of $18,000 Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund Application
The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund was established by the Will of Dolores Zohrab Liebmann and is administered by JPMorgan, Trustee. Mrs. Liebmann...
The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund was established by the Will of Dolores...
  • Deadline: 01/11/2021
  • Award: Full tuition & stipend of $18,000
Deadline01/11/2021
$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: 01/20/2021
  • Award: $3000.00
Deadline01/20/2021
Varies Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society
The purpose of the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society is to recognize outstanding scholarly achievement and promote diversity and excellence...
The purpose of the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society is to...
  • Deadline: 01/24/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/24/2021
Varies Abagail Catania AAE/ABM Diversity Scholarship
After much thought and reflection on her experience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a mixed, black woman in agriculture, Abagail decided...
After much thought and reflection on her experience at the University of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Ada Holt Lorenz Award
Dr. William F. Lorenz, a UW professor of neuropsychiatry, was the first director of the Wisconsin Psychiatric Institute in Mendota State Hospital....
Dr. William F. Lorenz, a UW professor of neuropsychiatry, was the first...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Agronomy Outstanding Graduate Student Award
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to CALS graduates majoring in Agronomy. Visit college program site
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to CALS graduates majoring in Agronomy....
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Al Schultz Dairy Science Scholarship
Dr. Al Schultz received his college degrees (BS, MS, and PhD) in Dairy Science from UW-Madison. He spent his entire 40 year career at Vita Plus...
Dr. Al Schultz received his college degrees (BS, MS, and PhD) in Dairy...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Albert A. Ebling Memorial Scholarship (CALS)
Walter H. Ebling began a 33 year career at the Wisconsin crop and livestock reporting service and went on to be named agricultural statistician in...
Walter H. Ebling began a 33 year career at the Wisconsin crop and...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Albert J. & Adelaide E. Riker Academic Merit Award
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs. Albert Joyce Riker and Adelaide E. (Evenson) Riker left the remainder of...
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs....
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Albert J. & Adelaide E. Riker Scholarship
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs. Albert Joyce Riker and Adelaide E. (Evenson) Riker left the remainder of...
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs....
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Aldo Leopold (Green Tree Garden Club) Scholarship
The Green Tree Garden Club awards this scholarship to grad students who have demonstrated talent, ability, and interest in natural resources. It is...
The Green Tree Garden Club awards this scholarship to grad students who...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
$0.00 Alexa Posny Award #1
Dr. Alexa Posny has spent her career as a public servant and leader in the fields of Special Education and Educational Policy. In recognition of...
Dr. Alexa Posny has spent her career as a public servant and leader in...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Alfred & Isabella Galpin Scholarship
Alfred was a brilliant academic in literature and musical composition in the early-mid 1900s, with his work still held by the Wisconsin Historical...
Alfred was a brilliant academic in literature and musical composition in...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Alfred J. and Marian A. Francour Great People Scholarship
Longtime Professor Alfred J. Francour never strayed far from his farming roots during his career. After receiving a bachelor’s and master’s degree...
Longtime Professor Alfred J. Francour never strayed far from his farming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
varies Allan & Joyce Bringe Dairy Science Scholarship
Allan is a graduate of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, as well as an emeritus professor. Joyce is a member of the Demeter...
Allan is a graduate of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, as...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Alpha Gamma Rho Alumni Scholarship
Through the generosity of Alpha Gamma Rho alumni, this scholarship was created. Funds will support scholarships for students who are members of...
Through the generosity of Alpha Gamma Rho alumni, this scholarship was...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Alpha Helix Scholarship
The Alpha Helix Scholarship was established by friends of Professor Perry A. Frey and his wife Carolyn, for undergraduate studies in CALS. Dr....
The Alpha Helix Scholarship was established by friends of Professor...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Anna L. Rowe Scholarship
Anna L. Rowe, who was originally from Flandreau, South Dakota, got her degree in Home Economics, and taught in the field. She met her future...
Anna L. Rowe, who was originally from Flandreau, South Dakota, got her...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Antigo 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Anton G. "Tony" Sendelbach Scholarship
After earning his doctorate, Dr. Anton Sendelbach joined the faculty, and spent his entire career in the UW Dairy Science Department. He is...
After earning his doctorate, Dr. Anton Sendelbach joined the faculty,...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Association of Women in Agriculture Scholarship
The Association of Women in Agriculture (AWA) was founded in the 1974 to help its members prepare for careers in agriculture and agriculture...
The Association of Women in Agriculture (AWA) was founded in the 1974 to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Atlanta 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Austin 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Babcock House Alumni & Friends Scholarship
Dr. Stephen M. Babcock came to the UW in 1887 and spent his entire career on campus as an agricultural chemistry professor and chief chemist of the...
Dr. Stephen M. Babcock came to the UW in 1887 and spent his entire...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Babcock House Les and Ellen Huber Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Stephen M. Babcock came to the UW in 1887 and spent his entire career on campus as an agricultural chemistry professor and chief chemist of the...
Dr. Stephen M. Babcock came to the UW in 1887 and spent his entire...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Badger Flyers Scholarship
Badger Flyers, Inc. was an organization made up of companies that sold supplies to the dairy and ice cream manufacturers – including Wisconsin...
Badger Flyers, Inc. was an organization made up of companies that sold...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Bay Area Badgers 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Beulah Dahle Scholarship
In her day, Beulah Dahle was known on campus as the “dean” of food service in the UW residence halls. Working closely with UW chef, Carson Gulley,...
In her day, Beulah Dahle was known on campus as the “dean” of food...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Big Apple Badgers / WEASF 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Bill Reese Dairy, Deli & Bakery Study Grant
For nearly 20 years, Bill Reese served as Director of Market Development in the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection....
For nearly 20 years, Bill Reese served as Director of Market Development...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Boston Area 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Bradford Richmond Award
Bradford Richmond was a prominent third generation farmer in the town of York in the late 1800s. The family operated 273 acres that devotes...
Bradford Richmond was a prominent third generation farmer in the town of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Brown 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Bruce and Ruth Marion Scholarship
Bruce W. Marion is an emeritus professor in the Agricultural and Applied Economics (AAE) department in the College of Agricultural and Life...
Bruce W. Marion is an emeritus professor in the Agricultural and Applied...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021