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
$3,000.00 Department of Mathematics Talent Search Scholarship
The Talent Search Scholarship is made possible by John and Abigail Van Vleck who established this trust in honor of their father Edward Burr Van...
The Talent Search Scholarship is made possible by John and Abigail Van...
  • Deadline: 09/30/2020
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline09/30/2020
$500 - $1,000 Hellen M. Linksweiler MS-Clinical Nutrition Scholarship
The Hellen M. Linksweiler MS-Clinical Nutrition Scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in the online Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition...
The Hellen M. Linksweiler MS-Clinical Nutrition Scholarships are awarded...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2020
  • Award: $500 - $1,000
Deadline10/01/2020
Varies Allen Memorial Demeter Study Abroad Scholarship
Oscar and Ethel Allen were researchers, authors, and graduates of UW-Madison in the field of bacteriology. Their contributions on the UW Madison...
Oscar and Ethel Allen were researchers, authors, and graduates of...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Biochemistry Study Abroad Scholarship
Support for Biochemistry students in the SCORE/SUPERG program was provided by the Jerome J. Stefaniak Biochemistry Scholarship Fund. This fund was...
Support for Biochemistry students in the SCORE/SUPERG program was...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Brody Epstein Agricultural Study Abroad Scholarship
Based in Palo Alto, California, Sarah Brody Epstein ’78 works in the test kitchen of Sunset magazine as their Senior Recipe Tester. She received...
Based in Palo Alto, California, Sarah Brody Epstein ’78 works in the...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies CALS Study Abroad Scholarships for Winter/Spring
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Douglas D. Sorenson Study Abroad Scholarship
Born in Glendale Wisconsin, Douglas D. Sorenson, earned his undergrad degrees in Soil Science and Agronomy, and then his M.S. in Soil Science all...
Born in Glendale Wisconsin, Douglas D. Sorenson, earned his undergrad...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Endowment for Undergraduate Excellence Study Abroad Scholarship
The Endowment of Undergraduate Excellence fund was created through the generosity of multiple donors in 1997 at the University of Wisconsin...
The Endowment of Undergraduate Excellence fund was created through the...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Fest Family Study Abroad Scholarship
The Fest Family wishes to enhance undergraduate education and unique experiential learning opportunites in the hopes of creating a prosporous...
The Fest Family wishes to enhance undergraduate education and unique...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
$0.00 Genetics and Genomics Study Abroad Scholarship
Support for Genetics and Genomic students studying abroad has been provided by the Genetics and Genomics Department. Eligibility Criteria Awarded...
Support for Genetics and Genomic students studying abroad has been...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies George E. Shook International/Study Abroad Scholarship
Shortly after receiving his graduate degree from UW-Madison, Emeritus Professor Dr. George E. Shook MS ’65, PhD ’67 joined the faculty of the Dairy...
Shortly after receiving his graduate degree from UW-Madison, Emeritus...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies George W. & Dorothy D. Sledge Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship was set up to recognize the life work of Dr. George W. Sledge, who served 39 years on the faculty and 28 years as Associate Dean...
This scholarship was set up to recognize the life work of Dr. George W....
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Global Health Experience Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Information to come. Visit college program site
Eligibility Criteria Information to come. Visit college program site
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies H.L. & Jobelle Shands Demeter Study Abroad Scholarship
H.L. Shands PhD’32 began his career at the UW-Madison’s Department of Agronomy in 1929 as a research assistant. He earned a doctorate in agronomy...
H.L. Shands PhD’32 began his career at the UW-Madison’s Department of...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Neil & Audrey Barrows Study Abroad Scholarship
Professor Richard “Dick” Barrows ’70, ’72 PhD and Dr. Linda Barrows ’72, ’78 PhD established the fund in honor of Dick’s parents Neil and Audrey....
Professor Richard “Dick” Barrows ’70, ’72 PhD and Dr. Linda Barrows ’72,...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Oscar N. & Ethel K. Allen Memorial Study Abroad Internship Grant
This CALS scholarship was made possible by the generosity of Oscar and Ethel Allen, researchers, authors, and graduates of UW-Madison in the field...
This CALS scholarship was made possible by the generosity of Oscar and...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies Robin Mittenthal Global Health Field Experience Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Information to come. Visit college program site
Eligibility Criteria Information to come. Visit college program site
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies William & Janice Ward Family Study Abroad Scholarship
After returning serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, William W. Ward graduated with a BS in Agricultural Education in 1948 from the...
After returning serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, William W....
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
Varies William F. Renk Study Abroad Scholarship
William F. Renk, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Farm and Industry Short Course Program, formed the William F. Renk & Company with his...
William F. Renk, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Farm and...
  • Deadline: 10/08/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/08/2020
$1,500 Donald R. Peterson Scholarship
The Donald R. Peterson Scholarship honors its namesake, who was a 1955 graduate of the University of Wisconsin’s Business School and a 1958...
The Donald R. Peterson Scholarship honors its namesake, who was a 1955...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline10/09/2020
$4,000 Gerald Konz Law Scholarship
The Gerald Konz Law Scholarship assists students who work to finance their law school education while still maintaining excellent academic...
The Gerald Konz Law Scholarship assists students who work to finance...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $4,000
Deadline10/09/2020
Varies John J. Walsh Scholarship
The John J. Walsh Scholarship was established by the family and friends of John. J. Walsh, who received his bachelor of laws degree from the...
The John J. Walsh Scholarship was established by the family and friends...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/09/2020
$1,000 Mario D. White QLaw Scholarship
The Mario D. White QLaw Scholarship recognizes a law student’s contribution to QLaw (Wisconsin’s LGBTQIA+ law student organization), as well as to...
The Mario D. White QLaw Scholarship recognizes a law student’s...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/09/2020
$5,000 O.K. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship
The OK Johnson Jr. Law School Scholarship is made possible by the generosity of OK Johnson, Jr., a 1955 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law...
The OK Johnson Jr. Law School Scholarship is made possible by the...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline10/09/2020
$1,500 Russell R. Bonfiglio Memorial Scholarship
The Russell R. Bonfiglio Memorial Scholarship was established in 1977 through contributions from the family and friends of the Bonfiglio family, as...
The Russell R. Bonfiglio Memorial Scholarship was established in 1977...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline10/09/2020
$2,000 Scholarship for Environmental Change-Agents
The Scholarship for Environmental Change-Agents was made possible by the generosity of Kathleen M. Falk. This scholarship was created to provide...
The Scholarship for Environmental Change-Agents was made possible by the...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline10/09/2020
$575 University League Book Scholarship
The University League Book Scholarship is made possible by the University League, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting...
The University League Book Scholarship is made possible by the...
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $575
Deadline10/09/2020
$2,000 Zillman Family Prize
The Zillman Family Prize was established by Donald and Linda Zillman. Donald graduated from University of Wisconsin Law School in 1969, where he...
The Zillman Family Prize was established by Donald and Linda Zillman....
  • Deadline: 10/09/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline10/09/2020
up to $1000 Arlene Davenport Award
The Arlene Davenport Award provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a Psychology undergraduate student with a career interest in...
The Arlene Davenport Award provides a one-time award (amount subject to...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2020
  • Award: up to $1000
Deadline10/15/2020
$2,000 Chou Kuo-ping Scholarship
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students studying abroad on a UW Study Abroad...
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline10/15/2020
$2,000-$4,000 CIEE Open Campus Block Program Grant
Pending annual renewal, UW Study Abroad and CIEE are offering $3,000-$4,000 for students who stay in one location for all three 6-week Open Campus...
Pending annual renewal, UW Study Abroad and CIEE are offering...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2020
  • Award: $2,000-$4,000
Deadline10/15/2020
Varies IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship
The IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship is for scholarships not requiring essays that are available to students planning to attend a UW Study...
The IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship is for scholarships not...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/15/2020
$1,500 IAP Graduate and Professional Student Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison Graduate and Professional students studying abroad on an IAP study abroad program, in...
This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison Graduate and...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline10/15/2020
$1,250 Rothschild Study Abroad Scholarship
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is open to enrolled UW-Madison students from the greater Chicagoland area or a current recipient of one of...
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is open to enrolled UW-Madison...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2020
  • Award: $1,250
Deadline10/15/2020
$6,000-$12,000 Scan|Design Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship
Pending annual review, this scholarship is designed to foster Danish-American relations by providing generous financial support to degree-seeking...
Pending annual review, this scholarship is designed to foster...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2020
  • Award: $6,000-$12,000
Deadline10/15/2020
$1,000-$3,000 SoE Study Abroad Scholarships
Pending anual renewal, the SoE Study Abroad Scholarships are available to UW-Madison undergraduate students pursuing degrees in the School of...
Pending anual renewal, the SoE Study Abroad Scholarships are available...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000-$3,000
Deadline10/15/2020
$1,500-$4,000 Study Abroad Scholars
Discover the world…and bring the world back to Wisconsin! Study Abroad is an integral part of a UW-Madison education and can be one of the...
Discover the world…and bring the world back to Wisconsin! Study Abroad...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2020
  • Award: $1,500-$4,000
Deadline10/15/2020
up to $1000 Undergraduate Thesis Award
The Undergraduate Thesis Award provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to an undergraduate Psychology student to support completion...
The Undergraduate Thesis Award provides a one-time award (amount subject...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2020
  • Award: up to $1000
Deadline10/15/2020
Up to $2,800 Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
The University of Wisconsin – Madison Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program (McNair Scholars Program) is an academic excellence...
The University of Wisconsin – Madison Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate...
  • Deadline: 10/16/2020
  • Award: Up to $2,800
Deadline10/16/2020
Varies Community Environmental Scholars Program application
The Nelson Institute Community Environmental Scholars Program (CESP) is designed for students who want to link their passion for the environment...
The Nelson Institute Community Environmental Scholars Program (CESP) is...
  • Deadline: 10/23/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/23/2020
Up to $2,300 Tommy G. Thompson Leadership Scholarship
The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership offers one scholarship award of $2,300 to one student per academic year. Scholarships are...
The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership offers one scholarship...
  • Deadline: 10/26/2020
  • Award: Up to $2,300
Deadline10/26/2020
Varies Grad Welcome Check 233
Sociology grad student welcome checks, Fall 2020.
Sociology grad student welcome checks, Fall 2020.
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2020
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
Varies Farm & Industry Short Course Scholarships
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
$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
Full UW-Madison tuition First Wave Scholarship Program
Administered by the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI), the First Wave Hip Hop & Urban Arts Learning Community is the first university...
Administered by the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI), the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Full UW-Madison tuition
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Harriet & Sandra Rosenbaum Scholarship Part-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: 04/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/15/2021