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
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: 12/20/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/20/2019
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: 12/20/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/20/2019
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: 12/20/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/20/2019
Varies Marie Ovitz Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a female, entering senior year, and be majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design.
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a female, entering senior year, and be...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Mary Baldwin Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: To be used for a prize or scholarship to a student majoring in Home Economics or Human Development & Family Studies.
Eligibility Criteria: To be used for a prize or scholarship to a student...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Nancy Chellevold Great People Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as determined and verified by the Financial Aid Office.
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Nellie Butt Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: 1. WI resident from Vernon County should be given preference if they have financial need and have good GPA 2. U.S. citizen...
Eligibility Criteria: 1. WI resident from Vernon County should be given...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Norma A. Brooks Scholarship/University League Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Preference given to junior or senior students who are Wisconsin residents majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design and plan to...
Eligibility Criteria: Preference given to junior or senior students who...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Phi Upsilon Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Members of the Phi Upsilon student organization who are enrolled in any SoHE major.
Eligibility Criteria: Members of the Phi Upsilon student organization...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Rosalie Amlie Morton Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student with federal need as defined by UW Financial Aid Office.
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student with federal need as defined by UW...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies King-Morgridge Scholars Program
The King-Morgridge Scholars Program is an exceptional opportunity for enterprising, creative, dedicated young adults committed to applying their...
The King-Morgridge Scholars Program is an exceptional opportunity for...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2020
Varies CHE Travel Awards
Eligibility Criteria All Graduate Associates (MS/MA & PhD) of the Nelson Institute Center for Culture, History and Environment (CHE) are eligible...
Eligibility Criteria All Graduate Associates (MS/MA & PhD) of the Nelson...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
$1,000 - $3,000 Engineering Freshman Academic Achievement Award
The Engineering Freshman Academic Achievement Award is a one-time scholarship awarded to approximately 150 outstanding incoming freshman...
The Engineering Freshman Academic Achievement Award is a one-time...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000 - $3,000
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Albert J. & Adelaide E. Riker Academic Merit Award
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs. Albert Joyce Riker and Adelaide E. (Evenson) Riker left the remainder of...
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs....
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Aldo Leopold (Green Tree Garden Club) Scholarship
The Green Tree Garden Club awards this scholarship to grad students who have demonstrated talent, ability, and interest in natural resources. It is...
The Green Tree Garden Club awards this scholarship to grad students who...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Alfred & Isabella Galpin Scholarship
Alfred was a brilliant academic in literature and musical composition in the early-mid 1900s, with his work still held by the Wisconsin Historical...
Alfred was a brilliant academic in literature and musical composition in...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
varies Allan & Joyce Bringe Dairy Science Scholarship
Allan is a graduate of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, as well as an emeritus professor. Joyce is a member of the Demeter...
Allan is a graduate of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, as...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Alpha Gamma Rho Alumni Scholarship
Through the generosity of Alpha Gamma Rho alumni, this scholarship was created. Funds will support scholarships for students who are members of...
Through the generosity of Alpha Gamma Rho alumni, this scholarship was...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Anton G. "Tony" Sendelbach Scholarship
After earning his doctorate, Dr. Anton Sendelbach joined the faculty, and spent his entire career in the UW Dairy Science Department. He is...
After earning his doctorate, Dr. Anton Sendelbach joined the faculty,...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Austin Chapter Scholarship
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters throughout the United States and around the world.  Many chapters have active...
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Badger Flyers Scholarship
Badger Flyers, Inc. was an organization made up of companies that sold supplies to the dairy and ice cream manufacturers – including Wisconsin...
Badger Flyers, Inc. was an organization made up of companies that sold...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Bay Area Badgers Chapter Scholarship
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters throughout the United States and around the world.  Many chapters have active...
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Beulah Dahle Scholarship
In her day, Beulah Dahle was known on campus as the “dean” of food service in the UW residence halls. Working closely with UW chef, Carson Gulley,...
In her day, Beulah Dahle was known on campus as the “dean” of food...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Bill Reese Dairy, Deli & Bakery Study Grant
For nearly 20 years, Bill Reese served as Director of Market Development in the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection....
For nearly 20 years, Bill Reese served as Director of Market Development...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Bruce and Ruth Marion Scholarship
Bruce W. Marion is an emeritus professor in the Agricultural and Applied Economics (AAE) department in the College of Agricultural and Life...
Bruce W. Marion is an emeritus professor in the Agricultural and Applied...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Burdean Struckmeyer Scholarship
A Madison area native, who obtained her PhD. in Botany-Horticulture, Burdean Struckmeyer, spent her entire career in the UW Department of...
A Madison area native, who obtained her PhD. in Botany-Horticulture,...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Carl W. Schaefer Scholarship
This CALS Scholarship was provided in honor of C. W. Schaefer. Eligibility Criteria Students majoring in Entomology. Visit college program site
This CALS Scholarship was provided in honor of C. W....
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Carol Hendricks Dairy Science Legacy Scholarship
Carol J. Hendricks (MS Education 1953, BS Mathematics 1950) was inspired to establish a fund in Dairy Science after a visit to UW-Madison and...
Carol J. Hendricks (MS Education 1953, BS Mathematics 1950) was inspired...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Carolyn A. Craig Scholarship
Carolyn A. Craig ’60 majored in Public Health Nursing and is a very active garden club member on the local, district and state levels. As a...
Carolyn A. Craig ’60 majored in Public Health Nursing and is a very...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Carrie Aberle Demeter Scholarship
Carrie Aberle is the spouse of Elton “Abe” Aberle who served as Dean of CALS from 1998 to 2005. She was an enthusiastic supporter and ambassador of...
Carrie Aberle is the spouse of Elton “Abe” Aberle who served as Dean of...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Charles Eckburg Memorial Freshman Award
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports UW students preparing for careers in the dairy Industry. Eligibility Criteria Students preparing...
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports UW students preparing...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Charles Eckburg Memorial Junior Award
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports junior preparing for careers in the dairy Industry. Eligibility Criteria Students preparing for...
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports junior preparing for...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Charles Eckburg Memorial Senior Award
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports senior preparing for careers in the dairy Industry. Eligibility Criteria Students preparing for...
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports senior preparing for...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Charles Eckburg Memorial Sophomore Award
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports sophomore preparing for careers in the dairy Industry. Eligibility Criteria Students preparing...
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports sophomore preparing...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Chequamegon Bay Chapter Scholarship
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters throughout the United States and around the world.  Many chapters have active...
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Chippewa Valley Chapter Scholarship
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters throughout the United States and around the world.  Many chapters have active...
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Chiquita Brands Fritz Friday Food Science Scholarship
In 1998 Chiquita Brands established this scholarship for the purpose of paying tribute to the life, work, and contributions of Fritz Friday – a...
In 1998 Chiquita Brands established this scholarship for the purpose of...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Dairy Science Department Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided by the Dairy Science Department. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to CALS undergraduate students majoring in Dairy...
This CALS scholarship is provided by the Dairy Science...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Dale Bruhn Scholarship
Dale Bruhn is an alum of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity (part of a network of...
Dale Bruhn is an alum of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
$0.00 Daryl B. Lund Graduate Fellowship Award
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies David Curwen Student Enhancement Scholarship
Dr. David Curwen joined the UW Department of Horticulture in 1963 after earning his Ph.D at Penn State. Some of his many accomplishments while on...
Dr. David Curwen joined the UW Department of Horticulture in 1963 after...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Deaton Family Memorial Scholarship
The Deaton Family Memorial Scholarship was created by Dianne Vielhuber (BS 1989 Life Sciences Communication) in loving memory of her father,...
The Deaton Family Memorial Scholarship was created by Dianne Vielhuber...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Demeter Association of Women in Agriculture Scholarship
For students who are members of the Association of Women in Agriculture Organization. This scholarship is provided by the Demeter...
For students who are members of the Association of Women in Agriculture...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Demeter Diversity Scholarship
The Daughters of Demeter was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the faculty of the College of Agriculture. Greek mythology provided the name of...
The Daughters of Demeter was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Dennis R. Buege Meat Science Endowed Student Assistance Scholarship
To recognize Dr. Dennis Buege’s long and distinguished career in Meat Science at the UW and as an advisor to the Wisconsin Association of Meat...
To recognize Dr. Dennis Buege’s long and distinguished career in Meat...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Dorothea Kroncke Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Dorothea Kroncke. Ms. Kroncke received a degree in Nutritional Sciences at UW-Madison in 1922....
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Dorothea Kroncke. Ms....
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Dowaine Giraud Dairy Promotion Scholarship
Dowaine Giraud, a lifelong family farmer, believed strongly in dairy promotion. So much was his passion, that he was widely recognized throughout...
Dowaine Giraud, a lifelong family farmer, believed strongly in dairy...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Dr. Keizaburo Mogi Memorial Scholarship
During a turbulent time in the Noda Shoyu Company (later the Kikkoman Corporation ) history, Dr. Keizaburo Mogi contributed to the company...
During a turbulent time in the Noda Shoyu Company (later the Kikkoman...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Dr. Leonard E. Mortenson Graduate Scholarship
Leonard E. Mortenson was an internationally renowned researcher in biochemistry, a pioneering scientist and world leader in his field. Dr....
Leonard E. Mortenson was an internationally renowned researcher in...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Edna F. & Walter E. Schmidt Academic Merit Award
Betty was born on Dec. 6, 1917, in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the beloved daughter of Edna Elizabeth Frautschi and Walter Emil Schmidt. She was a...
Betty was born on Dec. 6, 1917, in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020