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
$1000-$2000 Alberta A. Taylor Scholarship
The Alberta A. Taylor Scholarship provides a one-time award to a continuing student majoring in economics and/or political science. Completed...
The Alberta A. Taylor Scholarship provides a one-time award to a...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $1000-$2000
Deadline02/16/2020
$300-$500 Alice V. Almasy Memorial Scholarship
The Alice V. Almasy Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior or senior with exceptional ability majoring in the humanities. Completed...
The Alice V. Almasy Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior or...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $300-$500
Deadline02/16/2020
$2000-$3000 Ann Durra Scholarship
The Ann M. Durra Scholarship provides a one-time award to high-achieving students with financial need majoring in mathematics and/or the physical...
The Ann M. Durra Scholarship provides a one-time award to high-achieving...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $2000-$3000
Deadline02/16/2020
$500-$1,000 Bertha Voit Weinland Scholarship
The Bertha Voit Weinland Scholarship provides a one-time award to high achieving first year women students pursuing a degree from the College of...
The Bertha Voit Weinland Scholarship provides a one-time award to high...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500-$1,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$500-$1,000 Betty Ann Clark (Tracy) Scholarship
The Betty Ann Clark Tracy scholarship provides a one-time award to a high achieving junior or senior (maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA) demonstrating...
The Betty Ann Clark Tracy scholarship provides a one-time award to a...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500-$1,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$500 - $2,000 Betty Nelson Humanities Scholarship for Sophomores, Junior & Seniors
The Betty J. Nelson Humanities Scholarship provides one-time awards to sophomores, juniors & seniors majoring in the humanities pursuing a degree...
The Betty J. Nelson Humanities Scholarship provides one-time awards to...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500 - $2,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$0.00 Chemistry Research Mentorship Award
Providing undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in chemistry research is instrumental in both retention and career development of...
Providing undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/16/2020
$500-$1000 College of Letters & Science General Scholarship - Juniors & Seniors
The Letters & Science General Scholarship provides one-time awards to students pursuing a degree from the College of Letters & Science. Completed...
The Letters & Science General Scholarship provides one-time awards to...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500-$1000
Deadline02/16/2020
$500-$1,000 College of Letters & Science General Scholarship - Sophomores
The College of Letters & Science General Scholarship provides one-time awards to first year students pursuing a degree from the College of Letters...
The College of Letters & Science General Scholarship provides one-time...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500-$1,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$2000-$3000 David H. Durra Scholarship
The David H. Durra Scholarship provides a one-time award to high achieving students with financial need pursuing a degree in mathematics, or the...
The David H. Durra Scholarship provides a one-time award to high...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $2000-$3000
Deadline02/16/2020
$1,500-$2,500 Dyann and Peter Wirth Women in Science Scholars Award
The Dr. Dyann and Mr. Peter Wirth Scholarship provides a one-time award to high achieving first generation students or women students in the...
The Dr. Dyann and Mr. Peter Wirth Scholarship provides a one-time award...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $1,500-$2,500
Deadline02/16/2020
$1500-$3000 Earl D. Johnson Endowed Scholarship
The Earl D. Johnson Scholarship provides a one-time award to a high achieving seniors with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.80 with financial need...
The Earl D. Johnson Scholarship provides a one-time award to a high...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $1500-$3000
Deadline02/16/2020
$500-$1000 Elizabeth and Troy Barnett Family Scholarship
The Elizabeth and Troy Barnett scholarship provides a one-time award to high achieving students with financial need with a preference for...
The Elizabeth and Troy Barnett scholarship provides a one-time award to...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500-$1000
Deadline02/16/2020
$500-$1,000 Fearn Cook Low Scholarship
The Fearn Cook Low Scholarship provides a one-time award to high achieving first year students with financial need pursuing a degree from the...
The Fearn Cook Low Scholarship provides a one-time award to high...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500-$1,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$500 Florence Brooks Usher Scholarship Fund
The Florence Brooks Usher scholarship provides a one-time award to a continuing student who is a woman majoring in mathematics and/or science...
The Florence Brooks Usher scholarship provides a one-time award to a...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/16/2020
$500-$1,000 Florence Waste Pulver Scholarship
The Florence Waste Pulver scholarship provides one-time awards to a high achieving juniors or seniors pursuing a degree from the College of Letters...
The Florence Waste Pulver scholarship provides one-time awards to a high...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500-$1,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$500 - $1,500 George Enfield Frazer Jr. Scholarship
The George Enfield Frazer Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior or senior with financial need pursuing a degree from the College of...
The George Enfield Frazer Scholarship provides a one-time award to a...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500 - $1,500
Deadline02/16/2020
$2500-$5000 Gerald W. and Tui G. Hedstrom Scholarship
The Gerald W. and Tui G. Hedstrom Scholarship provides a renewable award to a high achieving women pursuing majors in one of the following areas:...
The Gerald W. and Tui G. Hedstrom Scholarship provides a renewable award...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $2500-$5000
Deadline02/16/2020
$1,000-$1,500 Jane Goddard Scholarship
The Jane Goddard Scholarship provides a one-time award to a high achieving junior or senior pursuing a degree in the humanities. Completed...
The Jane Goddard Scholarship provides a one-time award to a high...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $1,000-$1,500
Deadline02/16/2020
$500.00 Jay C. Halls Scholarship
The Jay C. Halls Scholarship provides a one-time award to high achieving seniors pursuing degrees from the College of Letters & Science. Completed...
The Jay C. Halls Scholarship provides a one-time award to high achieving...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/16/2020
$1500 - $2500 Joan and C. Michael Spero Scholarship
The Joan and C. Michael Spero Scholarship provides a one-time award to first year students with financial need. Completed applications are...
The Joan and C. Michael Spero Scholarship provides a one-time award to...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $1500 - $2500
Deadline02/16/2020
$1500-$2500 John Corcoran Student Support Fund
The John Corcoran Student Support Fund provides a one-time award to first year students with financial need. Completed applications are evaluated...
The John Corcoran Student Support Fund provides a one-time award to...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $1500-$2500
Deadline02/16/2020
$1,000 for 3 years Kathy and Clark Gridley Scholarship
The Kathy and Clark Gridley Scholarship provides a renewable (multi-year) award to high achieving first year students with financial need pursuing...
The Kathy and Clark Gridley Scholarship provides a renewable...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $1,000 for 3 years
Deadline02/16/2020
$1,000-$1,500 Leo and Jean Besozzi Scholarship
The Leo and Jean Besozzi scholarship provides a one-time award to high achieving seniors pursuing a degree from the College of Letters &...
The Leo and Jean Besozzi scholarship provides a one-time award to high...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $1,000-$1,500
Deadline02/16/2020
$2,500 for 3 years Margaret A. Goldman Scholarship Fund
The Margaret A. Goldman scholarship provides a renewable (multi-year) award to a high achieving first year students pursuing a degree from the...
The Margaret A. Goldman scholarship provides a renewable (multi-year)...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $2,500 for 3 years
Deadline02/16/2020
$300-$500 Margaret E. and Allard Smith Undergraduate Scholarship
The Margaret and Allard Smith Undergraduate scholarship provides a one-time award to a high achieving first year students pursuing a degree from...
The Margaret and Allard Smith Undergraduate scholarship provides a...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $300-$500
Deadline02/16/2020
$2,000 - $4,000 Marilyn T. and C. Vernon Howard Moral Obligation Scholarship
The Marilyn T. and C. Vernon Howard Moral Obligation Scholarship provides a one-time award to a high achieving junior or senior in the College of...
The Marilyn T. and C. Vernon Howard Moral Obligation Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $2,000 - $4,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$400-$750 Marion A. Hicks Scholarship
The Marion A. Hicks scholarship provides a one-time award to high achieving Wisconsin residents who are first year students pursuing a degree from...
The Marion A. Hicks scholarship provides a one-time award to high...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $400-$750
Deadline02/16/2020
$750-$1000 Martha J. Harrison Scholarship
The Martha J. Harrison scholarship provides a one-time award to a high achieving first year students with financial need pursuing a degree from the...
The Martha J. Harrison scholarship provides a one-time award to a high...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $750-$1000
Deadline02/16/2020
$500-$1,000 Mary Schreiber LeBlanc & Duwayne LeBlanc Scholarship
The Mary Schreiber LeBlanc & Duwayne LeBlanc Scholarship provides a one-time award to high achieving first year students pursuing a degree from the...
The Mary Schreiber LeBlanc & Duwayne LeBlanc Scholarship provides a...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500-$1,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$2,000-$3,000 Merlin E. Silverthorn Scholarship
The Merlin E. Silverthorn scholarship provides one-time awards to high achieving students with financial need who are pursuing majors in the...
The Merlin E. Silverthorn scholarship provides one-time awards to high...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $2,000-$3,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$500-$1,000 Neha Suri Scholarship
The Neha Suri scholarship provides a one-time award to a continuing student majoring in political science and/or journalism. Reflective of Neha’s...
The Neha Suri scholarship provides a one-time award to a continuing...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500-$1,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$500-$1,000 Ornstein-Warendorf Scholarship
The Ornstein-Warendorf scholarship provides a one-time award to a high achieving student majoring in history and/or a foreign language. Preference...
The Ornstein-Warendorf scholarship provides a one-time award to a high...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500-$1,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$2,500-$5,000 Phil and Kit Blake WI Idea Scholarship for Computer Sciences
The Blake Wisconsin Idea Scholarship provides a renewable (multi-year) award (amount subject to variation) to an exceptional continuing student...
The Blake Wisconsin Idea Scholarship provides a renewable (multi-year)...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $2,500-$5,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$500-$1000 R Bernal Johnson Scholarship Fund
The R. Bernal Johnson scholarship provides a one-time award to a high achieving first year students pursuing a degree from the College of Letters &...
The R. Bernal Johnson scholarship provides a one-time award to a high...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500-$1000
Deadline02/16/2020
$500-$1,000 Ralph B. Abrams Scholarship
The Ralph B. Abrams Scholarship provides a one-time award to rising senior students with outstanding academic performance pursuing a degree from...
The Ralph B. Abrams Scholarship provides a one-time award to rising...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $500-$1,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$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: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $3000.00
Deadline02/16/2020
$1000 - $1,500 Richard W. Belekevich Scholarship
The Richard W. Belekevich scholarship provides a one-time award to a continuing student majoring in a foreign language or with a passion for travel...
The Richard W. Belekevich scholarship provides a one-time award to a...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $1000 - $1,500
Deadline02/16/2020
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: 02/16/2020
  • Award: Up to $2,800
Deadline02/16/2020
$2,500-$3,000 Theodore Herfurth Sophomore Scholarship
The Theodore Herfurth Scholarship provides a one-time award to high achieving first year students with financial need pursuing a degree from the...
The Theodore Herfurth Scholarship provides a one-time award to high...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $2,500-$3,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$750-$2,000 Thomas W. Parker Scholarship (Humanities and Social Sciences)
The Thomas W. Parker Scholarship provides a one-time award to continuing students majoring in in the humanities or social sciences. Completed...
The Thomas W. Parker Scholarship provides a one-time award to continuing...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $750-$2,000
Deadline02/16/2020
$1,000-$1,900 University League General Sophomore Scholarship
The University League General Sophomore Scholarship provides a one-time award to high achieving first year students with financial need pursuing a...
The University League General Sophomore Scholarship provides a one-time...
  • Deadline: 02/16/2020
  • Award: $1,000-$1,900
Deadline02/16/2020
$500 Francis G. & Edda S. Gentry and AYF Alumni & Friends Scholarships
This scholarship is open to full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate UW-Madison and consortium students who must have completed an Academic Year in...
This scholarship is open to full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/17/2020
$3,000 Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships and Holstrom Environmental Research Fellowships
The Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships and Holstrom Environmental Research Fellowships support undergraduate research done in...
The Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships and Holstrom...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline02/17/2020
Varies Phi Kappa Phi Zillman Summer Research Award
These awards are designed to encourage PKP Honor Society members to enrich their educational programs through summer projects involving study,...
These awards are designed to encourage PKP Honor Society members to...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/17/2020
Up to $1,000 Philip Levy Undergraduate Research Award in History
The Department of History is proud to offer the Philip Levy Undergraduate Research Award in History. This award is named in honor of Philip Levy,...
The Department of History is proud to offer the Philip Levy...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline02/17/2020
$5,000 per year Thermo Fisher Scientific STEM Scholarship
The Thermo Fisher Scientific STEM Scholarship provides a renewable award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman with...
The Thermo Fisher Scientific STEM Scholarship provides a renewable award...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: $5,000 per year
Deadline02/17/2020
Varies Abby Marlatt Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Abby Marlatt. Eligibility Criteria Any SoHE major. Preference will be given to applicants with good...
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Abby Marlatt. Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Albert A. Ebling Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to students in either the School of Human Ecology or the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Preference given to...
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to students in either the School of Human...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020
Varies Barbara M. Hanson Brown Community Service Award
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Any SoHE major. Must have demonstrated outstanding dedication and achievement...
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Any SoHE...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/18/2020