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, explore applying for scholarships as soon as you apply to the University by using your UW-Madison NetID and password. Applications for incoming undergraduate students typically open in October-November and have deadlines in early February, so don’t wait until you know your admission status to apply! Many UW-Madison scholarships consider students for awards using a holistic framework that may include, but is not limited to, academic achievement, potential contributions, service and leadership, and financial need. To search for 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 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
varies Charles L. Ream Memorial Scholarship
Charles L. Ream graduated with an M.S. in Soil Science from the University of Wisconsin. Mr. Ream’s career was spent in the area of turf management...
Charles L. Ream graduated with an M.S. in Soil Science from the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Chemistry Undergraduate Scholarships
The Department of Chemistry provides summer research and academic year scholarships to undergraduate students who are chemistry majors or are...
The Department of Chemistry provides summer research and academic year...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Chicago 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Clarion and Henrietta Clemens - Counsell Beginning Dairy Farmer Internship Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Lee A. Counsell, DDS, MPH, FACD, son of Clarion and Henrietta Clemens. The Counsell family dairy farm, near...
This scholarship was established by Dr. Lee A. Counsell, DDS, MPH, FACD,...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Comstock Scholarship
William Comstock was born in Iowa, but spent most of his life in Portage, Wisconsin. He was the owner of the Portage Daily Register, and an avid...
William Comstock was born in Iowa, but spent most of his life in...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
$0.00 Cora I. Jayne Academic Merit Award
According to the will of Dr. Calvin K. Jayne, a physician in Dane County, upon the death of his wife, Cora I. Jayne, his estate should be used as a...
According to the will of Dr. Calvin K. Jayne, a physician in Dane...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Culvers VIP WSBDF Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Culver Franchising Systems, Inc., Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin to support partial tuition costs for students...
This scholarship was established by Culver Franchising Systems, Inc.,...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
$0.00 Daryl B. Lund Graduate Fellowship Award
After earning his Ph.D in food science and chemical engineering 1968, Daryl B. Lund rose through the ranks at Wisconsin’s Department of Food...
After earning his Ph.D in food science and chemical engineering 1968,...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies David Connor Forestry Internship Award
David Connor earned a BS in Agricultural Economics in 1966 from UW-Madison, and was the executive vice president of Connor Forest Industries and...
David Connor earned a BS in Agricultural Economics in 1966 from...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies DeGrand/Coryell Scholarship
Mary Ellen Coryell, a Wisconsin native, served in the Army as a typist for US Army Intelligence in Austria. Following her Army stint, Ms. Coryell...
Mary Ellen Coryell, a Wisconsin native, served in the Army as a typist...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Delta Theta Sigma Robert R. Spitzer Memorial Scholarship
Delta Theta Sigma is based on the ideals of pursuing excellence in scholarship, fostering the spirit of brotherhood, ensuring social and cultural...
Delta Theta Sigma is based on the ideals of pursuing excellence in...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Demeter Academic Merit Award/Daisy Pound
Glenn Pound, the Emeritus Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, established this scholarship in memory of his wife, Daisy Cole...
Glenn Pound, the Emeritus Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Demeter Outstanding Junior Scholarship
The Demeter organization was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the faculty of the College of Agriculture. Greek mythology provided the name of...
The Demeter organization was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Demeter Outstanding Senior Scholarship
The Demeter organization was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the faculty of the College of Agriculture. Greek mythology provided the name of...
The Demeter organization was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Demeter Outstanding Sophomore Scholarship
The Demeter organization was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the faculty of the College of Agriculture. Greek mythology provided the name of...
The Demeter organization was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Dick J. & Grace B. Stith Scholarship
In memory of her husband, Dick J. Stith, an emeritus professor in the Biological Systems Engineering department at the University of...
In memory of her husband, Dick J. Stith, an emeritus professor in the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Dick Weigle Memorial Scholarship
Professor Richard N. Weigle served with distinction in the CALS Agricultural Economics department. His specialty was farm business management,...
Professor Richard N. Weigle served with distinction in the CALS...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Diercks Family Wisconsin Rural Youth Scholarship
The name “Diercks” is synonymous with leadership in the Wisconsin potato industry. Now under the leadership of its fourth generation the Dierck’s...
The name “Diercks” is synonymous with leadership in the Wisconsin potato...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Don S. Montgomery Scholarship
The retail lumbermen and the manufacturers of building materials in Wisconsin established this scholarship to honor Donald S. Montgomery, who did...
The retail lumbermen and the manufacturers of building materials in...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Donald & Nancy Field Natural Resources Scholarship
This scholarship recognizes and pays tribute to the lifework and legacy of Donald R. Field, who was a graduate of the College and was an Associate...
This scholarship recognizes and pays tribute to the lifework and legacy...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Dorothy Strong Scholarship
Dorothy Strong was a faculty member in the Department of Home Economics/Food and Nutrition Sciences departments from 1930 until her retirement in...
Dorothy Strong was a faculty member in the Department of Home...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Douglas D. Sorenson Scholarship
Born in Glendale Wisconsin, Douglas D. Sorenson, earned his undergrad degrees in Soil Science and Agronomy, and then his M.S. in Soil Science all...
Born in Glendale Wisconsin, Douglas D. Sorenson, earned his undergrad...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Dwayne Rohweder Forage Extension Fellowship
Dr. Dwayne A. Rohweder, for whom this award is named, is a highly respected Agronomist who was known for his effective communication ability and...
Dr. Dwayne A. Rohweder, for whom this award is named, is a highly...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Dwight Price, Brent Price and Bruce Price Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Earle D. Lyon Memorial Scholarship
Earl D. Lyon never had the benefit of formal education, but left a legacy of love for nature to his family. The youngest of six children, his...
Earl D. Lyon never had the benefit of formal education, but left a...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Edna F. & Walter E. Schmidt New Freshman 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Elizabeth Vergeront 4-H Scholarship
This scholarship was at the bequest of the late Glen W. Vergeront, Arcadia, California, to the University of Wisconsin. Mr. Vergeront received a...
This scholarship was at the bequest of the late Glen W. Vergeront,...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
$0.00 Ellward H. Wolff Memorial (Wisconsin Turkey Federation) Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is given in honor of Ellward H. Wolff. Wolff was a large contributor to the Wisconsin Turkey Federation, and he resided in...
This CALS scholarship is given in honor of Ellward H. Wolff. Wolff was a...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Elsa Thomsen Demeter Academic Merit Award
Elsa Thomsen was born in Hubbell, Michigan. She was a graduate of Medford High School and Whitewater Normal School. Her husband was a professor at...
Elsa Thomsen was born in Hubbell, Michigan. She was a graduate of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Elwood & Lydia Brickbauer Research Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
$1,000 - $3,000 Engineering Freshman Awards
The Engineering Freshman Award is a one-time scholarship awarded to approximately 150 outstanding incoming freshman engineering students, in...
The Engineering Freshman Award is a one-time scholarship awarded to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000 - $3,000
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Ervin W. Schroeder Biological Systems Engineering Scholarship
Ervin W. Schroeder was born on September 25th, 1908, in Fort Atkinson, WI. He received B.S. degrees in agriculture and in mechanical engineering...
Ervin W. Schroeder was born on September 25th, 1908, in Fort Atkinson,...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Esther I. Ihlenfeldt Memorial Scholarship
This fund was established by Judge Dale E. Ihlenfeldt in memory of his mother, Mrs. Esther Irene Ihlenfeldt. She was born on July 16th, 1894. She...
This fund was established by Judge Dale E. Ihlenfeldt in memory of his...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Eunice & Howard Ream Memorial Foundation Scholarship
The Ream Family established this scholarship fund to support students majoring in agronomy or plant breeding and genetics. Howard Ream was a...
The Ream Family established this scholarship fund to support students...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
$1,500.00 Eunice & Howard Ream Memorial Trust Scholarship
The Ream Family established this scholarship fund to support students majoring in agronomy or plant breeding and genetics. Howard Ream was a...
The Ream Family established this scholarship fund to support students...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline02/01/2021