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
$300, $600, or $1200. Award level eligibility varies based on your demonstrated need, student status, and program. 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! Conference Presentation...
Do you need financial support to present your research at a conference?...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: $300, $600, or $1200. Award level eligibility varies based on your demonstrated need, student status, and program.
Deadline05/15/2021
$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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: $300, $600, $1200, or $1500
Deadline05/15/2021
Varies A. Paschaleen Coonradt Scholarship
This scholarship was established by A. Paschleen Coonradt to provide support for undergraduate nursing students. Eligibility Criteria Students...
This scholarship was established by A. Paschleen Coonradt to provide...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Abe Sigman Scholarship
The Abe Sigman Scholarship was established in 1975 to celebrate Abe Sigman’s 50th year practicing law. Made possible by the generosity of his...
The Abe Sigman Scholarship was established in 1975 to celebrate Abe...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Abner Brodie Prize
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Varies Adam Nickel Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded in memory of pharmacy student Adam Nickel and is awarded to a PharmD student with a passion for athletics and exercise...
This scholarship is awarded in memory of pharmacy student Adam Nickel...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Adel Korkor Scholarship
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$0.00 Advanced Opportunity Fellowship (Nonresident)
The offered amount is for the Spring 2020 semester only, and it will be directly deposited into your bank account in equal installments in May and...
The offered amount is for the Spring 2020 semester only, and it will be...
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  • Award: $0.00
$0.00 Advanced Opportunity Program (AOP)
Advanced Opportunity Program for Academic Year 19-20.
Advanced Opportunity Program for Academic Year 19-20.
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  • Award: $0.00
Varies Alex Temkin Scholarship
The Alex Temkin Scholarship honors Mr. Temkin, a 1939 graduate of University of Wisconsin Law School. The scholarship is awarded to an incoming...
The Alex Temkin Scholarship honors Mr. Temkin, a 1939 graduate of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Alice C. Gauger Memorial Scholarship
This fund was established with a bequest from Paul William Gauger to honor his sister Alice, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison...
This fund was established with a bequest from Paul William Gauger to...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Alpha Zeta Omega Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Alpha Zeta Omega Pharmaceutical Fraternity in memory of Joey Sangor, a Milwaukee pharmacist and world-class...
This scholarship was established by the Alpha Zeta Omega Pharmaceutical...
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  • Award: Varies
$2,000-$3,000 Altman Family Scholarship Fund
The Altman Family scholarship provides a one-time award to high achieving incoming freshman with financial need pursuing a degree from the College...
The Altman Family scholarship provides a one-time award to high...
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  • Award: $2,000-$3,000
Varies American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Award
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Varies AMS/Nursing
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Varies Andre M. Saltoun Scholarship
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Varies Angela and Jeffrey Bartell Scholarship
The Angela and Jeffrey Bartell Scholarship is made possible by the generosity of its namesakes, two University of Wisconsin Law School alumni.The...
The Angela and Jeffrey Bartell Scholarship is made possible by the...
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Varies Anna Apinis Memorial Great People Scholarship
Dr. John Janis Apinis (BS ’64) established this scholarship in memory of his mother, Ann, who worked as a medical technician at UW Hospital and...
Dr. John Janis Apinis (BS ’64) established this scholarship in memory of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Anne and Bill Nicolls Award
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Varies Anthony Sinkula Dean's Scholarship for American Indian Students
This scholarship has been established to be given to a American Indian student who is enrolled as a tribal member or is a descendant of a member of...
This scholarship has been established to be given to a American Indian...
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Varies Apple/Karabensh Scholarship
Established by Jerold K. Karabensh, a 1957 (bachelors) and 1960 (masters) graduate of the School of Pharmacy who created the scholarship to honor...
Established by Jerold K. Karabensh, a 1957 (bachelors) and 1960...
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Varies Applied Math, Engineering & Physics (AMEP) Leadership Prize
The fund provides annual awards to outstanding students pursuing a degree in the Applied Math, Engineering and Physics (AMEP) program. The students...
The fund provides annual awards to outstanding students pursuing a...
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Varies Arlen Christenson Scholarship
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Varies Arnold Nolan Rusky Scholarship
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Varies Arthur H. Uhl Dean's Scholarship
The School’s most prestigious award, the Uhl Scholarship was established from memorial funds established in Dean Uhl’s name upon his death in 1979....
The School’s most prestigious award, the Uhl Scholarship was established...
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Varies Barbara B. Crabb Prize
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Varies Barbara Buchholz Scholarship in Nursing
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Varies Barbara Watts Scholarship
The Barbara J. Watts Scholarship was created through an endowed fund by Mr. and Mrs. Marvin (Barbara) Watts to improve the educational...
The Barbara J. Watts Scholarship was created through an endowed fund by...
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Varies Bercovici Prize
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Varies Bernard Berk Award
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Varies Bernard T. Decker Scholarship
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Varies Beth Weber Pawlak Scholarship
The Beth Weber Pawlak Scholarship was established by the family, relatives and friends of Beth Weber Pawlak, a 1975 graduate of the School of...
The Beth Weber Pawlak Scholarship was established by the family,...
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Varies Bette Salmon Scholarship
The Bette Salmon Scholarship was donated in honor of Ms. Salmon. The scholarship supports students who, like Ms. Salmon, return to higher education...
The Bette Salmon Scholarship was donated in honor of Ms. Salmon. The...
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  • Award: Varies
$500-$1000 Betty Nelson Humanities Freshman Scholarship
The Betty J. Nelson scholarship provides one-time awards to freshman students intending to major in the humanities pursuing a degree from the...
The Betty J. Nelson scholarship provides one-time awards to freshman...
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  • Award: $500-$1000
Varies Bio Flex Fund
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Varies Boardman and Clark Fellowship
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$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...
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  • Award: $500-$1000
$2,500 Brenton Health Policy Scholarship
The Brenton Scholarship provides support to an undergraduate student majoring in Political Science in honor of alumnus Stephen Brenton (Class of...
The Brenton Scholarship provides support to an undergraduate student...
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  • Award: $2,500
$2,500 Brenton Health Policy Scholarship
The Brenton Scholarship provides support to an undergraduate student majoring in Political Science in honor of alumnus Stephen Brenton (Class of...
The Brenton Scholarship provides support to an undergraduate student...
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  • Award: $2,500
$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...
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  • Award: $2,000 - $4,500
Varies Bruce Beilfuss Memorial Scholarship
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Varies C.R. Walgreen Excellence Scholarship
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Varies Carl & Val Dutton Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Carl and Val Dutton to provide support for nursing students. Carl was a geologist and Val a registered...
This scholarship was established by Carl and Val Dutton to provide...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Carl Dietze Estate Fund for the Business School
Full-Time MBA Merit aid is available to domestic and international applicants in the form of scholarships, fellowships and teaching assistantships....
Full-Time MBA Merit aid is available to domestic and international...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Carl Dietze Scholarship
The Carl Dietze Law Scholarship is made possible by the generosity of its namesake, a 1915 University of Wisconsin Law School graduate. Mr. Dietze...
The Carl Dietze Law Scholarship is made possible by the generosity of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Carol Jo Drives Great People Scholarship Fund
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Varies Carol L. Cunningham Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established to provide financial support to nursing students from Green County, WI. Eligibility Criteria Students enrolled in...
This scholarship was established to provide financial support to nursing...
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  • Award: Varies
$0.00 Carole Ginter Scholarship Fund in Nursing
This Fund was established by Paul, Paula and Robert Ginter in memory of Carole Ginter (wife and mother respectively). The Fund’s annual...
This Fund was established by Paul, Paula and Robert Ginter in memory of...
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  • Award: $0.00
$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...
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  • Award: $1,500-$2,500
Varies Carolyn and Richard Harvey Memorial Law School Scholarship
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  • Award: Varies