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 Terri Pellino Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 2013 by Thomas Pellino to honor the memory of his wife and beloved Professor of Nursing, Terri Pellino PhD, ’94. The...
This fund was established in 2013 by Thomas Pellino to honor the memory...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies University League Scholarship- Pharmacy
In its tradition of over 100 years of service to the University and its Schools and Colleges, this scholarship is awarded annually by the...
In its tradition of over 100 years of service to the University and its...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Valencia N. Prock Scholarship
The Valencia N. Prock Scholarship honors Emeritus Professor and Dean, Valencia N. Prock. It was established in 1997 by a former U.W. nursing...
The Valencia N. Prock Scholarship honors Emeritus Professor and Dean,...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Virginia G. Reynoldson Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Virginia G. Reynoldson to support a junior or senior student in the School of Nursing who demonstrate...
This scholarship was established by Virginia G. Reynoldson to support a...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Wisconsin Community Environmental Scholarship
The Wisconsin Community Environmental Scholarships provide a renewable award (amount subject to variation) to undergraduate students who are...
The Wisconsin Community Environmental Scholarships provide a renewable...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Paul B. Gilbert Real Estate Graduate Fellowship Fund
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Genevieve Brown Wright Scholarship (G/U KNS)
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$0.00 Michael Vincent O'Shea Fellowship
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$0.00 Virginia Horne Henry Distinguished Graduate Fellowship #1
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Kathy and Clark Gridley Scholarship (Spring, Fall, Fall)
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500-$1,000 R. Bernal Johnson Scholarship Fund
The R. Bernal Johnson scholarship provides a one-time award to a high achieving student pursuing a degree from the College of Letters &...
The R. Bernal Johnson scholarship provides a one-time award to a high...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500-$1,000
Ended
$1,000 Alumni and Friends of the School Scholarship
The Alumni and Friends of the School Scholarship was established in 2008 to support graduate students in the MSW Program who have financial need...
The Alumni and Friends of the School Scholarship was established in 2008...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$10,000 renewable ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship
The ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship, established by Clifford and Kitty Hach in 1982, is awarded to undergraduates who are majoring in...
The ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship, established by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $10,000 renewable
Ended
Varies Graduate Student Peer Mentor Award
The Graduate Student Peer Mentor Awards recognize graduate students who exhibit stellar mentorship qualities. These graduate students are selected...
The Graduate Student Peer Mentor Awards recognize graduate students who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 GE Healthcare SWE Scholarship
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Varies Bernard J. Kwiakowski Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support for one student each year in the Masters Program in the Department of Communication...
The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support for one...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Go Big Red Award
Go Big Red Scholarship was established in 2011 by her colleagues to honor the career of Mary E. Smith, a clinical faculty member in Communication...
Go Big Red Scholarship was established in 2011 by her colleagues to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Linda Ruffalo Award
This endowed fund was established in 2013 by Linda L. Ruffalo. The purpose of this endowed scholarship is to provide financial support for...
This endowed fund was established in 2013 by Linda L. Ruffalo. The...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Shana Kay Memorial Scholarship
The Shana Kay Memorial Scholarship was established to remember Shana, who was a diligent and enthusiastic student at UW-Madison planning for a...
The Shana Kay Memorial Scholarship was established to remember Shana,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies French Graduate Scholarships
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and robust scholarship opportunities to support its graduate students. ...
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies French Undergraduate Scholarships
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and robust scholarship opportunities to support its undergraduates. Scholarships...
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Italian Graduate Scholarships
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and robust scholarship opportunities to support its graduate students. ...
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Italian Undergraduate Scholarships
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and robust scholarship opportunities to support its undergraduates. Scholarships...
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Professional French Masters Program Scholarships
Scholarships and awards available to graduate students enrolled in the Professional French Masters Program.
Scholarships and awards available to graduate students enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$2,000-$3,500 Scan|Design Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship for UW Transnational Experiences of African Americans in Denmark Program
This scholarship is designed to foster Danish-American relations by providing generous financial support to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate...
This scholarship is designed to foster Danish-American relations by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000-$3,500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Charles E. Mendenhall Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria Experimental graduate student support. Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be...
Eligibility Criteria Experimental graduate student support. Students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Cornelius P. and Cynthia C. Browne Endowed Fellowship Fund
The fund supports graduate students pursuing degrees in the Department of Physics. Eligibility Criteria Graduate standing in Physics. Selection...
The fund supports graduate students pursuing degrees in the Department...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Maritza Irene Stapanian Crabtree Undergraduate Scholarship
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be...
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Elizabeth S. Hirschfelder Endowment for Physics
Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics graduate students. Selection...
Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Up to $2,000 Eugene Jorgens Memorial Scholarship
The Eugene Jorgens Memorial Scholarship was established by Gaylard & Norma Jorgens in honor of their son, Eugene C. Jorgens. The scholarship is...
The Eugene Jorgens Memorial Scholarship was established by Gaylard &...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Ended
Varies Fay Ajzenberg-Selove Scholarship Fund
Eligibility Criteria This fund supports undergraduate women majoring in physics or astronomy. Students must be enrolled full-time in both...
Eligibility Criteria This fund supports undergraduate women majoring in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Hagengruber Undergraduate Scholarship
The donor wishes to assist undergraduate physics students who are Wisconsin residents with financial need, and who show exceptional promise for a...
The donor wishes to assist undergraduate physics students who are...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Henry & Eleanor Firminhac Physics Scholarship
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be...
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Ingersoll Best Undergraudate Course Work
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Joseph R. Dillinger Teaching Award
The purpose of the fund is to provide an annual award to an outstanding teaching assistant in the Department of Physics. This fund was established...
The purpose of the fund is to provide an annual award to an outstanding...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Karl Guthe Jansky & Alice Knapp Jansky Fellowship
The Karl Guthe Jansky and Alice Knapp Jansky Family Graduate Fellowship Fund in Physics and Astronomy was established for the purpose of providing...
The Karl Guthe Jansky and Alice Knapp Jansky Family Graduate Fellowship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Liebenberg Family Research Scholarship in Physics
Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics majors. This scholarship will be...
Eligibility Criteria Students must be enrolled full-time in both...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Piore Award
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Robertson Leach Graduate Student Fund
The donor wishes to assist incoming first year graduate students in the Department of Physics.
The donor wishes to assist incoming first year graduate students in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Rookie of the Year
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies The Phyllis Jane Fleming Graduate Student Support Fund
Support for a female doctoral candidate in physics to support such things as equipment purchases required in research, travel expenses to...
Support for a female doctoral candidate in physics to support such...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Van Vleck Fellowship in Physics
Graduate Student support in the Department of Physics Eligibility Criteria Graduate standing in the department of physics. Students must be...
Graduate Student support in the Department of Physics Eligibility...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Up to $1000 Aston & James Publishing
Scholarships to undergraduates majoring in ECE. Restricted to ECE undergrads who has demonstrated excellence while enduring hardships and...
Scholarships to undergraduates majoring in ECE. Restricted to ECE...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $1000
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