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
$0.00 CNPL Internship Scholarship
A scholarship ranging from $1,000-$3,500 for CNPL majors completing their internship in during the fall semester. Priority will be for out of...
A scholarship ranging from $1,000-$3,500 for CNPL majors completing...
  • Deadline: 08/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline08/15/2020
$3,333.33 Helene Fuld Scholarship
For accelerated students, academic year portion of this award.
For accelerated students, academic year portion of this award.
  • Deadline: 08/15/2020
  • Award: $3,333.33
Deadline08/15/2020
$0.00 Housing/Transportation Scholarship for PA Students 2020
  • Deadline: 08/23/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline08/23/2020
$2,500 Energy Analysis and Policy Student Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Students in graduate degree programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who are eligible to enroll in the Energy...
Eligibility Criteria Students in graduate degree programs at the...
  • Deadline: 09/04/2020
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline09/04/2020
Minimum $400 Continuing Education (CE) Grant
The Continuing Education tuition grant supports adult students who have experienced a significant break in their formal education and are attending...
The Continuing Education tuition grant supports adult students who have...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: Minimum $400
Deadline11/01/2020
Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students Russian Flagship Program
THIS IS AN APPLICATION TO AN ACADEMIC, NON-DEGREE PROGRAM FOR UW-MADISON UNDERGRADUATES. THIS IS NOT A SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION. The University of...
THIS IS AN APPLICATION TO AN ACADEMIC, NON-DEGREE PROGRAM FOR UW-MADISON...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2020
  • Award: Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students
Deadline11/15/2020
$300, $600, or $1200. Award level eligibility varies based on your demonstrated need, student status, and program. Student Research Grants Competition - Conference Presentation
This competition includes awards for graduate students travelling to present research at a conference. Conference Presentation travel occurring...
This competition includes awards for graduate students travelling to...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: $300, $600, or $1200. Award level eligibility varies based on your demonstrated need, student status, and program.
Deadline05/15/2021
$300, $600, $1200, or $1500 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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: $300, $600, $1200, or $1500
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Paul B. Gilbert Real Estate Graduate Fellowship Fund
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Genevieve Brown Wright Scholarship (G/U KNS)
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$0.00 Michael Vincent O'Shea Fellowship
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$0.00 Virginia Horne Henry Distinguished Graduate Fellowship #1
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Kathy and Clark Gridley Scholarship (Spring, Fall, Fall)
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500-$1,000 R. Bernal Johnson Scholarship Fund
The R. Bernal Johnson scholarship provides a one-time award to a high achieving student pursuing a degree from the College of Letters &...
The R. Bernal Johnson scholarship provides a one-time award to a high...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500-$1,000
Ended
$1,000 Alumni and Friends of the School Scholarship
The Alumni and Friends of the School Scholarship was established in 2008 to support graduate students in the MSW Program who have financial need...
The Alumni and Friends of the School Scholarship was established in 2008...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Arthur P. Miles School of Social Work Scholarship
The Arthur P. Miles School of Social Work Scholarship is open to MSW students with a preference to those interested in social policy.
The Arthur P. Miles School of Social Work Scholarship is open to MSW...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
Varies Pittsburgh 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Up to $1,600 William F. Vilas Merit Scholarship
The William F. Vilas Merit Scholarship are supported through the annual generous support of the William F. Vilas Trust Estate. The Vilas...
The William F. Vilas Merit Scholarship are supported through the annual...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $1,600
Ended
$10,000 renewable ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship
The ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship, established by Clifford and Kitty Hach in 1982, is awarded to undergraduates who are majoring in...
The ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship, established by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $10,000 renewable
Ended
Varies Graduate Student Peer Mentor Award
The Graduate Student Peer Mentor Awards recognize graduate students who exhibit stellar mentorship qualities. These graduate students are selected...
The Graduate Student Peer Mentor Awards recognize graduate students who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 GE Healthcare SWE Scholarship
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Varies Bernard J. Kwiakowski 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Go Big Red Award
Go Big Red Scholarship was established in 2011 by her colleagues to honor the career of Mary E. Smith, a clinical faculty member in Communication...
Go Big Red Scholarship was established in 2011 by her colleagues to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies French Graduate Scholarships
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and robust scholarship opportunities to support its graduate students. ...
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies French Undergraduate Scholarships
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and robust scholarship opportunities to support its undergraduates. Scholarships...
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Italian Graduate Scholarships
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and robust scholarship opportunities to support its graduate students. ...
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Italian Undergraduate Scholarships
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and robust scholarship opportunities to support its undergraduates. Scholarships...
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Professional French Masters Program Scholarships
Scholarships and awards available to graduate students enrolled in the Professional French Masters Program.
Scholarships and awards available to graduate students enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,000-$3,500 Scan|Design Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship for UW Transnational Experiences of African Americans in Denmark Program
This scholarship is designed to foster Danish-American relations by providing generous financial support to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate...
This scholarship is designed to foster Danish-American relations by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000-$3,500
Ended
$2,500.00 PT-1 Caroline, Clara, Charles and Mildred Haprer Scholarship
The Harper Scholarship Fund was established to award FOUR first-year physical therapy students with scholarships for their second year of...
The Harper Scholarship Fund was established to award FOUR first-year...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
Varies Albert A Radtke Scholarship
The Albert A Radtke Scholarship is awarded to one or more junior or senior studying theoretical physics or electrical engineering. FAFSA...
The Albert A Radtke Scholarship is awarded to one or more junior or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Albert R. Erwin, Jr. - Casey M. Durandet Grad Student Fund
The Donor wishes to support graduate students studying experimental high energy physics. Eligibility Criteria Graduate Student in...
The Donor wishes to support graduate students studying experimental high...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Allan M. and Arline B. Paul Graduate Scholarship
For Graduate Student Scholarships in memory of Walter Max Borer, MS Physics, Class of 1937 Visit program site
For Graduate Student Scholarships in memory of Walter Max Borer, MS...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Anderson/Huber Physics Graduate Support Fund
Anderson/Huber award for entering graduate students in the Department of Physics who are supported by teaching assistantships.
Anderson/Huber award for entering graduate students in the Department of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Bernie Durand Undergraduate Research Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics or astronomy majors. Recipients...
Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Carl and Brynn Anderson Graduate Physics Fund
The Carl and Brynn Anderson Graduate Physics Fund provides support for graduate student recruitment and retention, travel for study and research,...
The Carl and Brynn Anderson Graduate Physics Fund provides support for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Charles E. Mendenhall Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria Experimental graduate student support. Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be...
Eligibility Criteria Experimental graduate student support. Students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Cornelius P. and Cynthia C. Browne Endowed Fellowship Fund
The fund supports graduate students pursuing degrees in the Department of Physics. Eligibility Criteria Graduate standing in Physics. Selection...
The fund supports graduate students pursuing degrees in the Department...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Maritza Irene Stapanian Crabtree Undergraduate Scholarship
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be...
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Elizabeth S. Hirschfelder Endowment for Physics
Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics graduate students. Selection...
Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Up to $2,000 Eugene Jorgens Memorial Scholarship
The Eugene Jorgens Memorial Scholarship was established by Gaylard & Norma Jorgens in honor of their son, Eugene C. Jorgens. The scholarship is...
The Eugene Jorgens Memorial Scholarship was established by Gaylard &...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Ended
Varies Fay Ajzenberg-Selove Scholarship Fund
Eligibility Criteria This fund supports undergraduate women majoring in physics or astronomy. Students must be enrolled full-time in both...
Eligibility Criteria This fund supports undergraduate women majoring in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Hagengruber Undergraduate Scholarship
The donor wishes to assist undergraduate physics students who are Wisconsin residents with financial need, and who show exceptional promise for a...
The donor wishes to assist undergraduate physics students who are...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Henry & Eleanor Firminhac Physics Scholarship
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be...
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Ingersoll Best Undergraudate Course Work
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Joseph R. Dillinger Teaching Award
The purpose of the fund is to provide an annual award to an outstanding teaching assistant in the Department of Physics. This fund was established...
The purpose of the fund is to provide an annual award to an outstanding...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Karl Guthe Jansky & Alice Knapp Jansky Fellowship
The Karl Guthe Jansky and Alice Knapp Jansky Family Graduate Fellowship Fund in Physics and Astronomy was established for the purpose of providing...
The Karl Guthe Jansky and Alice Knapp Jansky Family Graduate Fellowship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Liebenberg Family Research Scholarship in Physics
Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics majors. This scholarship will be...
Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended