Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH)! Here, you can apply to and find specific information on scholarships at UW-Madison.

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. For general scholarship information, FAQs, program and contact information for your School/College, and information on external scholarships, please visit our Scholarships Page.

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.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies A. Matt Werner Journalism Scholarship Fund
The A. Matt Werner Journalism Scholarship Fund supports the financial needs of undergraduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass...
The A. Matt Werner Journalism Scholarship Fund supports the financial...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Aaron J. Mace Scholarship Fund
The Aaron J. Mace Scholarship Fund supports undergraduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and was established through...
The Aaron J. Mace Scholarship Fund supports undergraduate students in...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Alberita Richards Semrad Scholarship Fund
The Alberita Richards Semrad Scholarship Fund supports tuition assistance of worthy undergraduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass...
The Alberita Richards Semrad Scholarship Fund supports tuition...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Alumni Matching Scholarship in Journalism Fund
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Ann Hengstenberg Memorial Prize Fund
The Ann Hengstenberg Memorial Prize Fund is awarded annually to an undergraduate student with financial need in the School of Journalism and Mass...
The Ann Hengstenberg Memorial Prize Fund is awarded annually to an...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Berbee/Walsh Journalism Scholarship
The Berbee/Walsh Journalism Scholarship is an annual scholarship that supports an undergraduate student in the School of Journalism and Mass...
The Berbee/Walsh Journalism Scholarship is an annual scholarship that...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Carol Scaife Memorial Scholarship
The award will give one student or recent graduate the opportunity to spend three days learning and networking with healthcare marketing and public...
The award will give one student or recent graduate the opportunity to...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Catherine E. Klein Memorial Fund
This fund awards two $500 scholarships annually to undergraduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Eligibility...
This fund awards two $500 scholarships annually to undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Cedric & Ethel Parker Scholarship
The Cedric and Ethel Parker Scholarship Fund supports an annual scholarship for undergraduate students of merit in the School of Journalism and...
The Cedric and Ethel Parker Scholarship Fund supports an annual...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Christina Thompson Matthias Journalism Scholarship Fund
The C. T. Matthias Journalism Scholarship Fund was established in 1982 by Michael Matthias, with later gifts from his father Franklin Matthias, to...
The C. T. Matthias Journalism Scholarship Fund was established in 1982...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Don Dornbrook Scholarship Fund
The fund shall be used to provide scholarship support to students enrolled in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. FAFSA required...
The fund shall be used to provide scholarship support to students...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Donald H. Stoffels UW-Madison Student Advertising Club Scholarship
The Donald H. Stoffels UW-Madison Student Advertising Club Scholarship Fund supports undergraduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass...
The Donald H. Stoffels UW-Madison Student Advertising Club Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Esther Rose Goodman Prize for Excellence in Journalism Fund
The Esther Rose Goodman Prize for Excellence in Journalism is awarded annually to an upper level undergraduate student of good academic standing in...
The Esther Rose Goodman Prize for Excellence in Journalism is awarded...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Frank Thayer - Virginia Hill Thayer Scholarship
The Frank Thayer and Virginia Hill Thayer Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to undergraduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass...
The Frank Thayer and Virginia Hill Thayer Scholarship Fund provides...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies George Hamel Undergraduate Scholarship Fund
The George Hamel Undergraduate Scholarship Fund was established by George F. Hamel, Jr., and his wife Pam, to honor his father’s 85th birthday....
The George Hamel Undergraduate Scholarship Fund was established by...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Gladys S. Imm Scholarship Fund
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Harold P. Kurtz Journalism Scholarship Fund
The Harold P. Kurtz Journalism Scholarship was established by Harold P. Kurtz, M.S. ‘61, in appreciation for the education he received at the...
The Harold P. Kurtz Journalism Scholarship was established by Harold P....
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Helen Patternson Hyde Journalism Fund
The Helen Patternson Hyde Journalism Fund supports undergraduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Ms. Hyde was a...
The Helen Patternson Hyde Journalism Fund supports undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Herbert H. Rozoff Scholarship in Journalism & Mass Communication
The Herbert H. Rozoff Scholarship in Journalism and Mass Communication supports undergraduate scholarships in the School of Journalism and Mass...
The Herbert H. Rozoff Scholarship in Journalism and Mass Communication...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Howie Stillman Young Leadership Scholarship
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Irwin Simms Scholarship Fund
The Irwin Simms Scholarship Fund supports one undergraduate student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. FAFSA required prior to...
The Irwin Simms Scholarship Fund supports one undergraduate student in...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies James E. & Ethel H. Ostrum Scholarship
The James E. and Ethel H. Ostrum Scholarship Fund comes from a bequest made by Ethel as a memorial to herself and her husband, James. FAFSA...
The James E. and Ethel H. Ostrum Scholarship Fund comes from a bequest...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies James L. Baughman Undergraduate Excellence Fund
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Jerome David Undergraduate Scholarship Fund
The Jerome David Ambelang Undergrad Scholarship Fund provides an undergraduate scholarship to a School of Journalism and Mass Communication...
The Jerome David Ambelang Undergrad Scholarship Fund provides an...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Joan Kirkpatrick Scholarship Fund
The Joan Kirkpatrick Scholarship Fund supports the financial needs of undergraduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass...
The Joan Kirkpatrick Scholarship Fund supports the financial needs of...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Joseph Sicherman Award Fund
The Joseph Sicherman Award Fund was created in memory of Joseph L. Sicherman in 1990 by Alan K.Sicherman with a matching donation from Cowles Media...
The Joseph Sicherman Award Fund was created in memory of Joseph L....
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Journal Foundation Walter Jay and Clara Charlotte Damm Scholarship
Since 1992, the Journal Foundation/Walter Jay and Clara Charlotte Damm Fund has carried on Walter’s legacy by providing scholarships to students...
Since 1992, the Journal Foundation/Walter Jay and Clara Charlotte Damm...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Joy A. Amundson Undergraduate Scholarship Fund
This fund provides support to undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication with a concentration in strategic...
This fund provides support to undergraduate students enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Ken W. Purdy Scholarship
The Ken W. Purdy Journalism Scholarship Fund supports undergraduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Mr. Purdy (‘35)...
The Ken W. Purdy Journalism Scholarship Fund supports undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Louise Elizabeth George Fund
This fund was created with an estate gift from Louise E George, BA ¿24 in Journalism. Louise worked in the journalism field in New York and...
This fund was created with an estate gift from Louise E George, BA ¿24...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Mary Conway Pursue Your Passion Scholarship Fund
Mary Conway and her husband, Kenneth Baldwin Jr., created this scholarship fund for the purpose of supporting undergraduate students pursuing the...
Mary Conway and her husband, Kenneth Baldwin Jr., created this...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Michael Harrington McKinney Scholarship Fund
This fund was created by Michael’s mother, Barbara H. McKinney, to honor her son who passed away in 2006. Michael strived to be a positive role...
This fund was created by Michael’s mother, Barbara H. McKinney, to honor...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Miles McMillin Memorial Scholarship
The Miles McMillin Memorial Fund was established December 31, 1982, with gifts from friends, colleagues, corporations and foundations in memory of...
The Miles McMillin Memorial Fund was established December 31, 1982, with...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Milwaukee Press Club Endowment
The Milwaukee Press Club (MPC) is the oldest continuously operating press club in North America. Its mission is to promote journalistic excellence...
The Milwaukee Press Club (MPC) is the oldest continuously operating...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Mollie E. Buckley Scholarship Fund - Journalism
The Mollie E. Buckley Scholarship Fund in Journalism was established in 2002 with gifts from co-workers, colleagues and friends to recognize and...
The Mollie E. Buckley Scholarship Fund in Journalism was established in...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Peter Rogot Scholarship Fund
The Peter Rogot Scholarship Fund was established on January 8, 1993, by a gift from Mary Stevens Rogot in memory of her late husband, Peter Rogot....
The Peter Rogot Scholarship Fund was established on January 8, 1993, by...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Petrick, Dr. Michael J. Journalism Scholarship
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Ragsdale Fund for Journalism Education
This fund was established by the School of Journalism and Mass Communications in December 1997 to honor Professor Emeritus Wilmott Ragsdale....
This fund was established by the School of Journalism and Mass...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
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: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
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: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Spring House Scholarship
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
Varies Stempel, Anne & Guido Scholarship
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
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: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
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: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
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: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
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: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
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: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
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: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
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: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018
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: 12/16/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/16/2018