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, it is important to activate your UW-Madison NetID and password as soon as you apply to the University. Many scholarships are automatically offered based on your application for admission to UW-Madison and some may have additional requirements for consideration. Those scholarships that require applications typically open in October-November and have deadlines in early February, so don’t wait until you know your admission status to apply and be sure to log in to WiSH regularly! 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


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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Chemistry Undergraduate Scholarships
The Department of Chemistry provides summer research and academic year...
Deadline02/10/2023
$0.00 Rein in Sarcoma Jan Maudlin Sarcoma Scholars Fund
This scholarship is intended for medical students in the School of...
Deadline02/11/2023
$6000 Simons Family Diversity in Science Research Fellowship
The Simons Family Diversity in Science Research Award supports a summer...
Deadline02/12/2023
$3,000 Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships and Holstrom Environmental Research Fellowships
The Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships and Holstrom...
Deadline02/13/2023
Varies Ackerman Scholarship
Donald and Mary Jane Ackerman established the Ackerman Scholarship fund...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Alfred L. Wilds Scholarship in Chemistry
Established in 1985 by inventor Chester Davis (M.S. 1945,chemistry),...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Andrew Dorsey Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is in memory of Andrew Dorsey, who received his B.S....
Deadline02/17/2023
$0.00 Andrew Dorsey Memorial Summer Scholarship
This scholarship is in memory of Andrew Dorsey, who received his B.S....
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Dempsky Chemistry Scholarship
Kenneth E. Dempsky received his B.S. degree in chemistry in 1961 from...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Department of Chemistry Scholarship
In recognition of excellence in undergraduate chemistry, the Department...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Don Brouse Memorial Scholarship
In her will, Margery Brouse (B.S. ’29, home economics) established this...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Edward J. Panek Memorial Scholarship
As a college student at UW-Madison, Edward (B.S. 1963, chemistry)...
Deadline02/17/2023
$0.00 Edward J. Panek Memorial Summer Scholarship
As a college student at UW-Madison, Edward (B.S. 1963, chemistry)...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Edwin M. and Kathryn M. Larsen Scholarship
Edwin Larsen, (B.S. 1937, chemistry) worked for the Manhattan Project,...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Eugene and Patricia Kreger Herscher Scholarship
Patricia Herscher received a B.S. in chemistry from UW-Madison in 1955....
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies pending annual renewal FIGs Study Abroad Scholarship
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies George J. and Arleen D. Ziarnik Scholarship
George Ziarnik received a B.S. in chemistry from UW-Madison in 1957. He...
Deadline02/17/2023
$0.00 George J. and Arleen D. Ziarnik Summer Scholarship
George Ziarnik received a B.S. in chemistry from UW-Madison in 1957. He...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Henry and Eleanor Firminhac Chemistry Scholarship
This scholarship is in memory of Ralph Firminhac’s parents. Ralph...
Deadline02/17/2023
$0.00 Henry and Eleanor Firminhac Chemistry Summer Scholarship
This scholarship is in memory of Ralph Firminhac’s parents. Ralph...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Ieva L. Reich Undergraduate Scholarship
James Berbee (B.S. 1985, M.S. 1987 mechanical engineering; MBA 1989) and...
Deadline02/17/2023
$0.00 Jack Stephenson Undergraduate Scholarship
Jack Stephenson graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in...
Deadline02/17/2023
$0.00 Jack Stephenson Undergraduate Summer Scholarship
Jack Stephenson graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies James J. Leddy Scholarship
This scholarship, established in 2008, honors James J. Leddy (Ph.D....
Deadline02/17/2023
$0.00 James J. Leddy Summer Scholarship
This scholarship, established in 2008, honors James J. Leddy (Ph.D....
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies James Y. and Harriet P. Tong Scholarship in Chemistry
The James Y. and Harriet P. Tong Scholarship in Chemistry was created to...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Karen M. Telander Undergraduate Research Award
Marc Muskavitch (B.S. 1975, biochemistry) established this fund in honor...
Deadline02/17/2023
$0.00 Karen M. Telander Undergraduate Summer Research Award
Marc Muskavitch (B.S. 1975, biochemistry) established this fund in honor...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Lindsey T. Plank and Richard H. Putze Memorial Scholarship
Lindsey Plank and Richard Putze worked in the Chemistry Department to...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Mabel Duthey Reiner Scholarship
Mabel received a master’s from UW-Madison in 1928. A trust established...
Deadline02/17/2023
$0.00 Mabel Duthey Reiner Summer Scholarship
Mabel received a master’s from UW-Madison in 1928. A trust established...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Margaret McLean Bender Scholarship
As a scientist, Margaret Bender investigated radiocarbon dating and the...
Deadline02/17/2023
$0.00 Margaret McLean Bender Summer Scholarship
As a scientist, Margaret Bender investigated radiocarbon dating and the...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Martha Gunhild Week Scholarship
Martha Gunhild Week grew up in northern Wisconsin and graduated with a...
Deadline02/17/2023
$0.00 Martha Gunhild Week Summer Scholarship
Martha Gunhild Week grew up in northern Wisconsin and graduated with a...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Richard Fischer Scholarship
Richard Fischer came to Wisconsin in 1894 and joined the pharmacy...
Deadline02/17/2023
$0.00 Richard Fischer Summer Scholarship
Richard Fischer came to Wisconsin in 1894 and joined the pharmacy...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Richard J. Boomer Student Support
The Richard J. Boomer Student Support Fund was established to support...
Deadline02/17/2023
$0.00 Richard J. Boomer Student Support - Summer
The Richard J. Boomer Student Support Fund was established to support...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Robert and Diane Paulick Undergraduate Scholarship
Robert Paulick received his PhD in 1976 from the Department of Chemistry...
Deadline02/17/2023
$0.00 Robert and Diane Paulick Undergraduate Summer Scholarship
Robert Paulick received his PhD in 1976 from the Department of Chemistry...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Robert Franklin Taylor Scholarship
This fund was established in memory of Dr. Robert Fredrick Taylor’s...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Robert Franklin Taylor Summer Scholarship
This fund was established in memory of Dr. Robert Fredrick Taylor’s...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Undergraduate Student Support In Chemistry Scholarship
Harold (B.S. 1940, bacteriology; Ph.D. 1944, physiological chemistry)...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Walter W. and Young-Ja C. Toy Scholarship
Walter Toy (B.S. 1945, M.S. 1946, chemistry) worked at Rohm and Haas Co....
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Wayland E. Noland Research Fellowship
Following college, Wayland Noland (B.S. 1948, chemistry) earned a...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies William J. Maeck Scholarship
William J. Maeck worked with eminent UW Chemistry Professor, Farrington...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies William J. Maeck Summer Scholarship
William J. Maeck worked with eminent UW Chemistry Professor, Farrington...
Deadline02/17/2023
Varies Phi Kappa Phi Zillman Summer Research Award
These awards are designed to encourage Undergraduate PKP Honor Society...
Deadline02/21/2023
Varies Chemical Engineering Summer Lab Scholarship Application
This is the application to be considered for departmental scholarships...
Deadline02/24/2023