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, scholarship cycle timelines, 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, explore applying for scholarships as soon as you apply to the University by using your UW-Madison NetID and password. Applications for incoming undergraduate students typically open in October-November and have deadlines in early February, so don’t wait until you know your admission status to apply! Many UW-Madison scholarships consider students for awards using a holistic framework that may include, but is not limited to, academic achievement, potential contributions, service and leadership, and financial need. To search for 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 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: 10/22/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/22/2021
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: 10/22/2021
  • Award: up to $1000
Deadline10/22/2021
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: 10/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,300
Deadline10/25/2021
$1,500-$2,500 Trewartha Senior Honors Thesis Research Award
Student must be either Honors in the Major in Letters & Science, Honors in the Liberal Arts, or Comprehensive Honors. Student must also be enrolled...
Student must be either Honors in the Major in Letters & Science, Honors...
  • Deadline: 10/27/2021
  • Award: $1,500-$2,500
Deadline10/27/2021
$1000 - $1500 Margery L. Amundsen Scholarship
The Margery L. Amundsen Scholarship provides a one-time award to an outstanding female student with financial need who is majoring in Economics....
The Margery L. Amundsen Scholarship provides a one-time award to an...
  • Deadline: 10/30/2021
  • Award: $1000 - $1500
Deadline10/30/2021
$250 - $10,000 Department of Economics General Scholarship Application
Department of Economics Scholarships The Department of Economics General Scholarship Application will match students with all department awards...
Department of Economics Scholarships The Department of Economics General...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $250 - $10,000
Deadline10/31/2021
Up to $1,000 Emma Allen Fellowship Award
The Emma Allen Fellowship Awards are made possible by a generous bequeathal from Emma Allen, a 1957 Ph.D. graduate of our Department and the...
The Emma Allen Fellowship Awards are made possible by a generous...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline10/31/2021
Varies Grad Welcome Check 233
Sociology grad student welcome checks, Fall 2021.
Sociology grad student welcome checks, Fall 2021.
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2021
Up to $1.000 Ray Kent Award
The Ray Kent Doctoral Scholarship is a fund administered through the University of Wisconsin Foundation for the Department of Communication...
The Ray Kent Doctoral Scholarship is a fund administered through the...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Up to $1.000
Deadline10/31/2021
Varies Cameron G. Keith Memorial Scholarship
Cameron G. Keith was an East Asian Studies and Economics studies major at UW-Madison who studied abroad in Japan, and later in Nepal. In his...
Cameron G. Keith was an East Asian Studies and Economics studies major...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/01/2021
Varies Chou Kuo-P'ing Book Award
Several awards will be given each year to undergraduate students who are studying and will continue to study Chinese during the following semester....
Several awards will be given each year to undergraduate students who are...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/01/2021
$400-$5,000 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: 11/01/2021
  • Award: $400-$5,000
Deadline11/01/2021
Varies Wisconsin in Washington - Poli Sci
The Department of Political Science has limited scholarship funding available for Political Science declared majors who are participating in the...
The Department of Political Science has limited scholarship funding...
  • Deadline: 11/04/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/04/2021
Varies Dissertation Writing Camp
If you are working on your dissertation and need to jumpstart your writing, consider applying for the Dissertation Writing Camp. Eligibility...
If you are working on your dissertation and need to jumpstart your...
  • Deadline: 11/05/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/05/2021
Varies Eric Flanagan Award
Eric Flanagan established the Eric Flanagan Award to recognize and support students who excel both in the classroom and in volunteerism and...
Eric Flanagan established the Eric Flanagan Award to recognize and...
  • Deadline: 11/05/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/05/2021
Up to $5,000 Deborah A. Hobbins Graduate Student Award in Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice
The Center for Research on Gender and Women offers a competitive award to support research and/or advocacy pertaining to reproductive health,...
The Center for Research on Gender and Women offers a competitive award...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2021
  • Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline11/15/2021
Up to $1,000 Hyde Dissertation Research Award
The Center for Research on Gender and Women offers a competitive award to support social science dissertation research on gender or women’s studies...
The Center for Research on Gender and Women offers a competitive award...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline11/15/2021
$400 Mary Washburn Willets Award for Excellence in the Social Sciences
This award recognizes an outstanding Ph.D. student in the social sciences working in the area of gender/women’s studies. It is named in honor of...
This award recognizes an outstanding Ph.D. student in the social...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2021
  • Award: $400
Deadline11/15/2021
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: 11/15/2021
  • Award: Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students
Deadline11/15/2021
$1,000.00 Scholarship in LGBTQ+ Studies
This scholarship is intended to encourage students who pursue LGBTQ+ Studies. It is generously provided by David A Kaplan and Glenn A Ostergaard,...
This scholarship is intended to encourage students who pursue LGBTQ+...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline11/15/2021
Varies Worcester/Whatley/Leavitt Scholarship
The Worcester/Whatley/Leavitt Award is given to a graduate student at UW-Madison, with preference to graduate students in the Department of Gender...
The Worcester/Whatley/Leavitt Award is given to a graduate student at...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/15/2021
$0.00 (Pool) George Elder Fund
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 (Pool) Ginzl
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 (Pool) WMEA
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Arthur Becknell
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Caddock Composition Prize
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Campbell-Cunningham (Piano)
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Campbell-Cunningham (Strings)
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Cecil Jennings Burleigh
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Charles & Helen Loeb
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Cooper Harp Award
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Craig Jacobson
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Daniel Gregg Myers
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 E.B. "Pop" Gordon Award
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Edda Valborg Ofstie
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Esther Hougen Taylor
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Frumkin
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Gerald Olson
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Gertrude Meyne-Bates
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Gilbert Lenert
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Jack Radunsky
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 James Furstenberg
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Joanne Brown Krause
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 John & Agatha Church
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Karen Bishop
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Latimer
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Leland Coon Musicology Scholarship
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Lois & Bob Dick
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Lucille Kimball
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$0.00 Lynn & Ed Schten
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline12/01/2021