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.

Questions? Concerns? Feedback? Contact the WiSH Support Team

Looking for your old dashboard? If so, log in to Scholarships@UW-Madison. Please note that students will be unable to match to new scholarships, complete applications, or accept awards on your old dashboard – moving forward, all actions will take place in the new system, WiSH.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Summer Immersion Application for Nursing Students
  • Deadline: 03/22/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/22/2019
Varies English Department Undergraduate Scholarships Application
The English Department Undergraduates Scholarships Application aligns with numerous scholarship opportunities, varying in number and amount and are...
The English Department Undergraduates Scholarships Application aligns...
  • Deadline: 03/24/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/24/2019
Varies English Undergraduate Scholarship Fund
The English Undergraduate Scholarship Fund Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior or senior English major with financial need in...
The English Undergraduate Scholarship Fund Scholarship provides a...
  • Deadline: 03/24/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/24/2019
Varies First Generation College Student Scholarship
The First Generation College Student Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior or senior English major in recognition of academic...
The First Generation College Student Scholarship provides a one-time...
  • Deadline: 03/24/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/24/2019
Varies Helen Black Bennett Memorial Scholarship
The Helen Black Bennett Memorial Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior or senior English major in recognition of academic excellence...
The Helen Black Bennett Memorial Scholarship provides a one-time award...
  • Deadline: 03/24/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/24/2019
Varies Helen C. White Award
The Helen C. White Award provides a one-time award to a senior woman majoring in the humanities. This scholarship recognizes academic excellence...
The Helen C. White Award provides a one-time award to a senior woman...
  • Deadline: 03/24/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/24/2019
Varies Lila Hicks Furber Scholarship
The Lila Hicks Furber Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior or senior English major in recognition of academic excellence and rising...
The Lila Hicks Furber Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior...
  • Deadline: 03/24/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/24/2019
Varies Mary Brabyn Wackman Scholarship
The Mary Brabyn Wackman Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior or senior English major who is a “bonafide Wisconsin resident.” This...
The Mary Brabyn Wackman Scholarship provides a one-time award to a...
  • Deadline: 03/24/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/24/2019
Varies Vivian Mowry Scholarship
The Vivian Mowry Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior or senior English major who demonstrate “scholastic profiency and active...
The Vivian Mowry Scholarship provides a one-time award to a junior or...
  • Deadline: 03/24/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/24/2019
Varies Alfred Reschke Scholarship
The Alfred Reschke Social Science Scholarship supports outstanding undergraduate students in the Department of Sociology at UW-Madison. Up to four...
The Alfred Reschke Social Science Scholarship supports outstanding...
  • Deadline: 03/25/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/25/2019
Varies Andrea Michelle Sperka Scholarship
This scholarship, made possible by the generosity of Michael T. and Carol L. Sperka, honors the memory of Andrea Michelle Sperka. Andrea was a...
This scholarship, made possible by the generosity of Michael T. and...
  • Deadline: 03/25/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/25/2019
$2,000 Wisconsin Hispanic Lawyers Association Scholarship
The Wisconsin Hispanic Lawyers Association Scholarship supports Hispanic law students who best exemplify achievement and commitment to professional...
The Wisconsin Hispanic Lawyers Association Scholarship supports Hispanic...
  • Deadline: 03/25/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/25/2019
Varies Chesler Prize
The Chesler Prize provides a one time award to an outstanding English major who is a senior working on a senior thesis. The selected thesis will...
The Chesler Prize provides a one time award to an outstanding English...
  • Deadline: 03/26/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/26/2019
$125 Data Analysis Award
The Data Analysis Prize provides a one time award to an English major recognizing an outstanding written project based on the collection and...
The Data Analysis Prize provides a one time award to an English major...
  • Deadline: 03/26/2019
  • Award: $125
Deadline03/26/2019
$125 James T. Lewis Prizes
The James T. Lewis Prize provides a one time award recognizing outstanding essays written by first-year students in an English Department course...
The James T. Lewis Prize provides a one time award recognizing...
  • Deadline: 03/26/2019
  • Award: $125
Deadline03/26/2019
$125 Outstanding Digital Media Project Award
The Outstanding Digital Media Project Award provides a one time award to an English major recognizing the outstanding use of digital media to...
The Outstanding Digital Media Project Award provides a one time award to...
  • Deadline: 03/26/2019
  • Award: $125
Deadline03/26/2019
$100 Standish Henning Shakespeare Prize
The Standish Henning Shakespeare Prize is awarded to the best essay written and submitted by an undergraduate majoring in English and completing...
The Standish Henning Shakespeare Prize is awarded to the best essay...
  • Deadline: 03/26/2019
  • Award: $100
Deadline03/26/2019
$100-$200 William F. Vilas Prize
The William F. Vilas Prize provides a one time award to an rising English major recognizing outstanding essays written by undergraduates in...
The William F. Vilas Prize provides a one time award to an rising...
  • Deadline: 03/26/2019
  • Award: $100-$200
Deadline03/26/2019
$400.00 PT-1 Amelia Doyon Scholarship
The Amelia Doyon Scholarship Fund was established in honor of her many contributions to the physical therapy profession. Eligibility...
The Amelia Doyon Scholarship Fund was established in honor of her many...
  • Deadline: 03/28/2019
  • Award: $400.00
Deadline03/28/2019
$1,400.00 PT-1 Barbara Ellen Gerlich-Hoefeyzer Scholarship
The Barbara Ellen Gerlich-Hoefeyzer Scholarship fund was initiated in honor of her many contributions to the physical therapy profession, and is...
The Barbara Ellen Gerlich-Hoefeyzer Scholarship fund was initiated in...
  • Deadline: 03/28/2019
  • Award: $1,400.00
Deadline03/28/2019
$2,500.00 PT-1 Caroline, Clara, Charles and Mildred Haprer Scholarship
The Harper Scholarship Fund was established to award FOUR first-year physical therapy students with scholarships for their second year of...
The Harper Scholarship Fund was established to award FOUR first-year...
  • Deadline: 03/28/2019
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline03/28/2019
$1,500.00 PT-1 PT Student Scholarship
The PT Student Scholarship began by a gift from the Ridley Family, and contributed to by several others to provide funds for PT students. The...
The PT Student Scholarship began by a gift from the Ridley Family, and...
  • Deadline: 03/28/2019
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/28/2019
2,500.00 PT-1 Ridley Family Physical Therapy Scholarship
The Ridley’s established this scholarship after Ted was cared for by physical therapists during the follow-up care from his brain tumor surgery....
The Ridley’s established this scholarship after Ted was cared for by...
  • Deadline: 03/28/2019
  • Award: 2,500.00
Deadline03/28/2019
Varies PT-1 Scholarships Application
The PT-1 Scholarships provide a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a current first-year DPT student . Students are evaluated using...
The PT-1 Scholarships provide a one-time award (amount subject to...
  • Deadline: 03/28/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/28/2019
$1,200.00 PT-2 Jean L. Roland Scholarship
This fund was established to honor Jean L. Roland for her distinguished career as a physical therapist, for her service to children with...
This fund was established to honor Jean L. Roland for her distinguished...
  • Deadline: 03/28/2019
  • Award: $1,200.00
Deadline03/28/2019
14,000.00 PT-2 Margaret A. Kohli Scholarship
This fund was set up with contributions from friends of Margaret A. Kohli in honor of her retirement from the position of Director of the...
This fund was set up with contributions from friends of Margaret A....
  • Deadline: 03/28/2019
  • Award: 14,000.00
Deadline03/28/2019
$2,400.00 PT-2 Ridley Family Physical Therapy Scholarship
The Ridley’s established this scholarship after Ted was cared for by physical therapists during the follow-up care from his brain tumor surgery....
The Ridley’s established this scholarship after Ted was cared for by...
  • Deadline: 03/28/2019
  • Award: $2,400.00
Deadline03/28/2019
Varies CESP application for continuing CESP students
This application is only for students already in the Community Environmental Scholars Program (CESP). Students interested in applying to CESP...
This application is only for students already in the Community...
  • Deadline: 03/29/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/29/2019
$2,000.00 Stanoch Student Research Support Program
The Stanoch Student Research Support Program provides a stipend for an undergraduate student and a graduate student to engage in research during...
The Stanoch Student Research Support Program provides a stipend for an...
  • Deadline: 03/29/2019
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/29/2019
Varies All School Undergraduate and Teacher Education Scholarships
This application is for scholarships for which ANY School of Education undergraduate student is eligible. It is also the portal for general...
This application is for scholarships for which ANY School of Education...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies C&I Secondary Education Scholarship Application
Secondary Education Master’s in Teaching Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Secondary Education...
Secondary Education Master’s in Teaching Scholarship Application:...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Curriculum and Instruction Undergraduate Scholarship Application
Curriculum and Instruction Undergraduate Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Curriculum and...
Curriculum and Instruction Undergraduate Scholarship Application:...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Dance Department Scholarships
Dance Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Dance scholarships the student is eligible for. For...
Dance Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Scholarship Application
Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all ELPA scholarships...
Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Scholarship Application:...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Kinesiology Undergraduate Scholarship Application
Kinesiology Undergraduate Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Kinesiology department...
Kinesiology Undergraduate Scholarship Application: Completion of this...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Mark H. Ingraham Math Scholarship Fund
The fund was established September 25, 1986 with a gift from Vernon Lawrence. Mark Ingraham received his MA in 1922 in the College of Letters and...
The fund was established September 25, 1986 with a gift from Vernon...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies PT-2 Scholarships Application
The PT-2 Scholarships provide a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a current second-year DPT student. Students are evaluated using...
The PT-2 Scholarships provide a one-time award (amount subject to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Rehabilitation Psychology Undergraduate Scholarship Application
Rehabilitation Psychology Undergraduate Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Rehabilitation...
Rehabilitation Psychology Undergraduate Scholarship Application:...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies School of Journalism & Mass Communication Summer Internship Support
About the Scholarships: The Ben and Karen Deutsch Internship Fund and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication Internship Support Fund were...
About the Scholarships: The Ben and Karen Deutsch Internship Fund and...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Special Education Scholarship Application
Special Education Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Special Education scholarships the student...
Special Education Scholarship Application: Completion of this...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies SuccessWorks at the College of Letters & Science Internship Fund
Awards up to $5,000 are given to enable L&S undergraduates to take advantage of internships—paid or unpaid—during their undergraduate careers. The...
Awards up to $5,000 are given to enable L&S undergraduates to take...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Theatre and Drama Scholarship Application
Theatre and Drama Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Theatre and Drama scholarships that the...
Theatre and Drama Scholarship Application: Completion of this...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2019
Varies Albert A Radtke Scholarship
The Albert A Radtke Scholarship is awarded to one or more junior or senior studying theoretical physics or electrical engineering. FAFSA...
The Albert A Radtke Scholarship is awarded to one or more junior or...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Albert R. Erwin, Jr. - Casey M. Durandet Grad Student Fund
The Donor wishes to support graduate students studying experimental high energy physics. Eligibility Criteria Graduate Student in...
The Donor wishes to support graduate students studying experimental high...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Allan M. and Arline B. Paul Graduate Scholarship
For Graduate Student Scholarships in memory of Walter Max Borer, MS Physics, Class of 1937 Visit program site
For Graduate Student Scholarships in memory of Walter Max Borer, MS...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Anderson/Huber Physics Graduate Support Fund
Anderson/Huber award for entering graduate students in the Department of Physics who are supported by teaching assistantships.
Anderson/Huber award for entering graduate students in the Department of...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
$750-$1,250 Andrew Bergman Prize
The Andrew Bergman Prize is awarded for the best undergraduate paper written for a history course, based on quality of writing and research, with...
The Andrew Bergman Prize is awarded for the best undergraduate paper...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: $750-$1,250
Deadline04/01/2019
$500 Baensch Prize
The Baensch Prize is awarded for the best essay on Wisconsin history. Projects considered need not deal with Wisconsin exclusively, but the...
The Baensch Prize is awarded for the best essay on Wisconsin history....
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Bernie Durand Undergraduate Research Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics or astronomy majors. Recipients...
Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019
Varies Carl and Brynn Anderson Graduate Physics Fund
The Carl and Brynn Anderson Graduate Physics Fund provides support for graduate student recruitment and retention, travel for study and research,...
The Carl and Brynn Anderson Graduate Physics Fund provides support for...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2019