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.

Questions? Concerns? Feedback? Contact the WiSH Support Team

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies UW-Madison Undergraduate Scholarship for Summer Study
Need-based scholarship awarded to high-achieving undergraduate students (of any major) seeking financial support to take courses in the upcoming...
Need-based scholarship awarded to high-achieving undergraduate students...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2020
$250 William Jennings Bryan Prize
If you are writing a senior thesis this year, consider submitting it for the William Jennings Bryan Prize for the best senior thesis. The best...
If you are writing a senior thesis this year, consider submitting it for...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline05/01/2020
1,000 Andy Stolper Memorial Award
For details on the Andy Stolper Memorial Award, including eligibility criteria, application information, and Andy’s story, please visit the link...
For details on the Andy Stolper Memorial Award, including eligibility...
  • Deadline: 05/11/2020
  • Award: 1,000
Deadline05/11/2020
Varied Dr. Mildred H. Evans Scholarship Award
For details on the Dr. Mildred H. Evans Scholarship Award, including eligibility criteria, application information, and Mildred’s story, please...
For details on the Dr. Mildred H. Evans Scholarship Award, including...
  • Deadline: 05/11/2020
  • Award: Varied
Deadline05/11/2020
$1,500.00 Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation Scholarships 2020
Scholarships are available in order to invest in future health care professionals who plan to practice in rural Wisconsin upon graduation.
Scholarships are available in order to invest in future health care...
  • Deadline: 05/11/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline05/11/2020
$650 max. ($750 international travel max.) Conference Travel Scholarships
The School of Human Ecology Graduate Program is offering travel awards to graduate students who are invited to present at professional...
The School of Human Ecology Graduate Program is offering travel awards...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2020
  • Award: $650 max. ($750 international travel max.)
Deadline05/15/2020
$0.00 Letters & Science Honors Program Honors in the Liberal Arts Application
This application does not involve a scholarship or monetary award. It is only to let you apply for admission to the Honors in the Liberal Arts...
This application does not involve a scholarship or monetary award. It is...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline05/15/2020
$500 max. PhD/MFA First Conference Travel Scholarship
Description The School of Human Ecology Graduate Program is offering travel awards to first-year MFA and PhD graduate students. The purpose of the...
Description The School of Human Ecology Graduate Program is offering...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2020
  • Award: $500 max.
Deadline05/15/2020
$300, $600, or $1200 Student Research Grants Competition - Conference Presentation
Do you need financial support to present your research at a conference? If so, apply for Conference Presentation Funds! The competition is now open...
Do you need financial support to present your research at a conference?...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2020
  • Award: $300, $600, or $1200
Deadline05/15/2020
$300, $600, $1200, or $1500 Student Research Grants Competition - Research Travel
This competition includes awards for international and domestic travel for eligible UW Madison graduate students who are traveling to conduct...
This competition includes awards for international and domestic travel...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2020
  • Award: $300, $600, $1200, or $1500
Deadline05/15/2020
Varies Consortium for Graduate Study Fund in Management
  • Deadline: 05/20/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/20/2020
Varies Joyce and Marshall Erdman Scholarship Fund in Manufacturing and Technology Management
  • Deadline: 05/29/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/29/2020
Up to $2,000 BBA Student Career Development Fund Application
The BBA Student Career Development Fund connects BBA students with meaningful, career-oriented experiential learning to help you successfully...
The BBA Student Career Development Fund connects BBA students with...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline05/31/2020
Varies Career Clothing Fund Sponsor by Kohl's
The Career Clothing Fund is a partnership between Kohl’s and the Wisconsin School of Business Undergraduate Program to provide professional...
The Career Clothing Fund is a partnership between Kohl’s and the...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2020
Varies Jean B. Davis Memorial Fellowship Fund in Real Estate
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2020
Up to $7,500 Kemper K. Knapp Undergraduate Scholarships
The Kemper K. Knapp Undergraduate Scholarships are supported through the annual generous support of the Kemper K. Knapp Bequest Committee to...
The Kemper K. Knapp Undergraduate Scholarships are supported through the...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Up to $7,500
Deadline05/31/2020
Up to $3,000 National Merit Scholarship Award
The University of Wisconsin-Madison partners with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation to offer scholarships to high achieving National Merit...
The University of Wisconsin-Madison partners with the National Merit...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Up to $3,000
Deadline05/31/2020
$0.00 WiSH Student Survey
A survey for students to weigh in on their experience in the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH). Students who complete the survey will be entered for...
A survey for students to weigh in on their experience in the Wisconsin...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline05/31/2020
$500-$1000 Bram and Shari Dorresteijn Memorial Scholarship
The Bram and Shari Dorresteijn Memorial scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman...
The Bram and Shari Dorresteijn Memorial scholarship provides a one-time...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $500-$1000
Deadline06/01/2020
$2,000 - $4,500 Bruce A. Bogue Scholarship Fund
-The Bruce A. Bogue scholarship provides a 4 year award renewable (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman pursuing a...
-The Bruce A. Bogue scholarship provides a 4 year award renewable...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $2,000 - $4,500
Deadline06/01/2020
$1,500-$2,500 Caroline and Robert Erickson Great People Scholarship
The Caroline and Robert Erickson Great People scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming...
The Caroline and Robert Erickson Great People scholarship provides a...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $1,500-$2,500
Deadline06/01/2020
up to $8,000 Carolyn B. Knapp and Charles H. Bernhard Fund
The Carolyn B. Knapp and Charles H. Bernhard scholarship provides a 4 year renewable award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving...
The Carolyn B. Knapp and Charles H. Bernhard scholarship provides a 4...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: up to $8,000
Deadline06/01/2020
$1,000-$3,000 Catherine V. and Virginia E. Tenuta Scholarship
The Catherine V. and Virginia E. Tenuta scholarship provides a 4 year renewable award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming...
The Catherine V. and Virginia E. Tenuta scholarship provides a 4 year...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000-$3,000
Deadline06/01/2020
$500-$1,000 Cynthia and Roger Gullickson Great People Scholarship
The Cynthia and Roger Gullickson Great People scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming...
The Cynthia and Roger Gullickson Great People scholarship provides a...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $500-$1,000
Deadline06/01/2020
$1,000 ot $6,000 Dyann and Peter Wirth Breakthrough Scholars Award
This fund supports Wisconsin residents who are the first in their families to attend a four year college with consideration given to children of...
This fund supports Wisconsin residents who are the first in their...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000 ot $6,000
Deadline06/01/2020
$1,000 - $6,000 Dyann and Peter Wirth Breakthrough Scholars Award -new
This fund supports Wisconsin resident incoming freshmen who are first in their families to attend college with consideration given to children of...
This fund supports Wisconsin resident incoming freshmen who are first in...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000 - $6,000
Deadline06/01/2020
$4,500-$,5000 Erling T. Thoresen Scholarship
The Erling T. Thoresen scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman pursuing a degree...
The Erling T. Thoresen scholarship provides a one-time award (amount...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $4,500-$,5000
Deadline06/01/2020
$750-$2,000 Eva Stauff Schaeve and Harry H. Schaeve Family Scholarship
The Eva Stauff Schaeve and Harry H. Schaeve Family Scholarship provides a one-time award to high achieving first year students with financial need...
The Eva Stauff Schaeve and Harry H. Schaeve Family Scholarship provides...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $750-$2,000
Deadline06/01/2020
$2,500-$6,000 Francis E. and Catherine Lamboley Scholarship
The Francis E. and Catherine Lamboley scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming Green County...
The Francis E. and Catherine Lamboley scholarship provides a one-time...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $2,500-$6,000
Deadline06/01/2020
$1,500-$2,000 Gary McGoey Wisconsin Idea Scholarship
The Gary McGoey Wisconsin Idea scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman pursuing a...
The Gary McGoey Wisconsin Idea scholarship provides a one-time award...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $1,500-$2,000
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies Great People Scholarship Fund - Freshmen
The Great People scholarship provides a 4 year renewable award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman with financial...
The Great People scholarship provides a 4 year renewable award (amount...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
$2,000-$2,500 Harriett Louise Hughes Dallas Scholarship
The Harriett Louise Hughes Dallas scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman with...
The Harriett Louise Hughes Dallas scholarship provides a one-time award...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $2,000-$2,500
Deadline06/01/2020
$500.00 Jack V. Bown Scholarship - Freshmen
The Jack V. Bown scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman with financial need...
The Jack V. Bown scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline06/01/2020
$500-$1,500 James C. Melli Scholarship
The James C. Melli scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman pursuing a degree...
The James C. Melli scholarship provides a one-time award (amount...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $500-$1,500
Deadline06/01/2020
$1,500-$3,000 Joe and Colleen Ronan Great People Scholarship
The Joe and Colleen Ronan Great People scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman...
The Joe and Colleen Ronan Great People scholarship provides a one-time...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $1,500-$3,000
Deadline06/01/2020
$1,000-$1,500 Leo and Ivy Nevala Scholarship Fund
The Leo and Ivy Nevala scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman pursuing a degree...
The Leo and Ivy Nevala scholarship provides a one-time award (amount...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000-$1,500
Deadline06/01/2020
$500-$1,000 Letters & Science General Knapp Scholarship
This scholarship supports high achieving incoming freshmen intending to earn a degree from the College of Letters & Science. Admissions submissions...
This scholarship supports high achieving incoming freshmen intending to...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $500-$1,000
Deadline06/01/2020
$3,500-$4,000 Mae E. Theisen Scholarship
The Mae E. Theisen scholarship provides a 4 year renewable award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman pursuing a...
The Mae E. Theisen scholarship provides a 4 year renewable award (amount...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $3,500-$4,000
Deadline06/01/2020
$2,500-$3,000 Marie B. Gabrovic Scholarship
The Marie B. Gabrovic scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman with financial need...
The Marie B. Gabrovic scholarship provides a one-time award (amount...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $2,500-$3,000
Deadline06/01/2020
$2,000-$2,500 Michael and Frank Gallo Scholarship Fund
The Michael and Frank Gallo scholarships provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming first generation...
The Michael and Frank Gallo scholarships provides a one-time award...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $2,000-$2,500
Deadline06/01/2020
$500-$750 Mitchell S. Schecter Scholarship
The Mitchell S. Schecter scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman with financial...
The Mitchell S. Schecter scholarship provides a one-time award (amount...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $500-$750
Deadline06/01/2020
$2,000-$2,500 Nancy Newlin Neumann STEM Scholarship
The Nancy Newlin Neumann STEM scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman with...
The Nancy Newlin Neumann STEM scholarship provides a one-time award...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $2,000-$2,500
Deadline06/01/2020
22,000 - 27,000 per year Rath Foundation Academic Scholarship
The Rath Foundation Academic scholarship provides a 4 year renewable award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman...
The Rath Foundation Academic scholarship provides a 4 year renewable...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: 22,000 - 27,000 per year
Deadline06/01/2020
$7,000-$8,000 Regina Cawley Loughlin Scholarship Fund
The Regina Cawley Loughlin scholarship provides a 4 year renewable award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman...
The Regina Cawley Loughlin scholarship provides a 4 year renewable award...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $7,000-$8,000
Deadline06/01/2020
$500 - $1,000 Roger and Caroline Mahan Laubenheimer Scholarship
The Roger and Caroline Mahan Laubenheimer scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving non-WI resident...
The Roger and Caroline Mahan Laubenheimer scholarship provides a...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $500 - $1,000
Deadline06/01/2020
$5,000-$9,000 Schoenleber Foundation Scholarship
The Schoenleber Foundation scholarship provides a 4 year renewable award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman...
The Schoenleber Foundation scholarship provides a 4 year renewable award...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $5,000-$9,000
Deadline06/01/2020
$8,000 per year Theodore Herfurth Freshmen Scholarship Fund
The Theodore Herfurth scholarship provides a 4 year award to high achieving students with financial need pursuing a degree from the College of...
The Theodore Herfurth scholarship provides a 4 year award to high...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $8,000 per year
Deadline06/01/2020
$2,500-$3,000 Therese Scharpf Rolfs Scholarship
The Therese Scharpf Rolfs scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving incoming freshman from rural WI...
The Therese Scharpf Rolfs scholarship provides a one-time award (amount...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $2,500-$3,000
Deadline06/01/2020
Varies University League - Mrs. William F Allen Freshman Scholarship
The Mrs. William F. Allen University League scholarship supports a 1-time award to incoming freshmen students with financial need intending to earn...
The Mrs. William F. Allen University League scholarship supports a...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2020
$1000-$4000 University League-Mrs. Angelena Frensley Lenehan Freshman Scholarship
The University League – Mrs. Angelena Frensley Freshman scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving...
The University League – Mrs. Angelena Frensley Freshman scholarship...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $1000-$4000
Deadline06/01/2020