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 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
$650 max. ($750 international travel max.) Conference Travel Scholarships
The School of Human Ecology Graduate Program is offering travel awards to graduate students who are invited to present at professional...
The School of Human Ecology Graduate Program is offering travel awards...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: $650 max. ($750 international travel max.)
Deadline05/15/2021
$650 max. ($750 international travel max.) Conference Travel Scholarships
The School of Human Ecology Graduate Program is offering travel awards to graduate students who are invited to present at professional...
The School of Human Ecology Graduate Program is offering travel awards...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: $650 max. ($750 international travel max.)
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies William R. and Charlotte S. Johnson Internship Fund in Arts Administration
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies Career Clothing Fund Sponsor by Kohl's
The Career Clothing Fund is a partnership between Kohl’s and the Wisconsin School of Business Undergraduate Program to provide professional...
The Career Clothing Fund is a partnership between Kohl’s and the...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2021
Varies Beth Weber Pawlak Scholarship
The Beth Weber Pawlak Scholarship was established by the family, relatives and friends of Beth Weber Pawlak, a 1975 graduate of the School of...
The Beth Weber Pawlak Scholarship was established by the family,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Carl & Val Dutton Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Carl and Val Dutton to provide support for nursing students. Carl was a geologist and Val a registered...
This scholarship was established by Carl and Val Dutton to provide...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Carol Jo Drives Great People Scholarship Fund
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Catherine Ashe Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students entering the nursing major, with a preference for residents of either Oneida or Iron County,...
This scholarship is awarded to students entering the nursing major, with...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Charline Z. Larson Fund
Ms. Charline Z. Larson established this scholarship to provide support to nursing students. She was a 1935 graduate of the School of Nursing and...
Ms. Charline Z. Larson established this scholarship to provide support...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Typically $4,000 per semester Community Environmental Scholars Program Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
The Community Environmental Scholars Program Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math provide a renewable award (typically $4,000...
The Community Environmental Scholars Program Scholarships in Science,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Typically $4,000 per semester
Varies CVS Pharmacy Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2006 and is awarded to a PharmD student who is interested in a career in community pharmacy practice. FAFSA...
This scholarship was established in 2006 and is awarded to a PharmD...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies David and Leta Williams Scholarship
Leta Williams was a graduate of the Methodist Kahler School of Nursing in Rochester, Minnesota in 1925. She married Dr. David Williams, a graduate...
Leta Williams was a graduate of the Methodist Kahler School of Nursing...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Elizabeth Andrew Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by friends and relatives of Elizabeth Andrew who was a Madison West High School student at the time of her death...
This scholarship was established by friends and relatives of Elizabeth...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Ellen M. Walton Memorial Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mr. Thomas J. Walton in memory of his wife, Ellen, who passed away from ovarian cancer. Preference is given to...
This scholarship was established by Mr. Thomas J. Walton in memory of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Florence A. & Albert E. Koch Nursing Scholarship
The Florence A. and Albert E. Koch Scholarship was established with a bequest from the estate of Albert E. Koch of Lone Rock, Wisconsin. Mr. Koch...
The Florence A. and Albert E. Koch Scholarship was established with a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Jeanette Vroom Community Health Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Jeanette Vroom in support of undergraduate and graduate students in nursing expressing an interest in the field...
This scholarship was established by Jeanette Vroom in support of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Jill J. Niemczyk Memorial Volunteerism Scholarship
Ignatius J. Niemczyk established this scholarship in memory of his wife, Jill J. Niemczyk, a 1971 graduate of the UW-Madison School of Nursing. The...
Ignatius J. Niemczyk established this scholarship in memory of his wife,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Jon G. and Susan S. Udell Scholarship in Entrepreneurship Fund
Full-Time MBA Merit aid is available to domestic and international applicants in the form of scholarships, fellowships and teaching assistantships....
Full-Time MBA Merit aid is available to domestic and international...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Laird Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Mrs. Melvin R. Laird, who was a member of the Board of Regents from 1951-1959. It is awarded to...
This scholarship was established in honor of Mrs. Melvin R. Laird, who...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Leonard Loeb Award
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Margery MacLachlan Scholarship
This scholarship was created by the Nurses Alumni Organization to honor Margery MacLachlan, the first graduate and third Director of the University...
This scholarship was created by the Nurses Alumni Organization to honor...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Orrin W. Nuthem Nursing Scholarships and Fellowships
This scholarship was established by Orrin W. Nuthem to provide support to students in the UW-Madison School of Nursing. Eligibility...
This scholarship was established by Orrin W. Nuthem to provide support...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies School of Nursing Great People Scholarship
The Great People Great Place Scholarship Initiative- Nursing Fund was established by the UW Foundation to house those gifts given during the...
The Great People Great Place Scholarship Initiative- Nursing Fund was...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Terri Pellino Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2013 by Thomas Pellino to honor the memory of his wife and beloved Professor of Nursing, Terri Pellino PhD, ’94. The...
This fund was established in 2013 by Thomas Pellino to honor the memory...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies University League Scholarship- Pharmacy
In its tradition of over 100 years of service to the University and its Schools and Colleges, this scholarship is awarded annually by the...
In its tradition of over 100 years of service to the University and its...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Valencia N. Prock Scholarship
The Valencia N. Prock Scholarship honors Emeritus Professor and Dean, Valencia N. Prock. It was established in 1997 by a former U.W. nursing...
The Valencia N. Prock Scholarship honors Emeritus Professor and Dean,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Virginia G. Reynoldson Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Virginia G. Reynoldson to support a junior or senior student in the School of Nursing who demonstrate...
This scholarship was established by Virginia G. Reynoldson to support a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Wisconsin Community Environmental Scholarship
The Wisconsin Community Environmental Scholarships provide a renewable award (amount subject to variation) to undergraduate students who are...
The Wisconsin Community Environmental Scholarships provide a renewable...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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
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
$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