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 The John and Sally Wolozyn Memorial Scholarship
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities. This scholarships is available through the generosity of Gregory C. Piazza and family and...
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities. This...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies Wisconsin Experience Accessibility Scholarship
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established by Blair H. Mathews and Karen L. Johnson Mathews. The fund is intended to...
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established by...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/10/2020
Varies S. Lennart Nelson and Carmella M. Nelson Endowed Scholarship
The S. Lennart Nelson and Carmella M. Nelson Endowed Scholarship is for Communication Arts undergraduate majors who are Wisconsin residents and...
The S. Lennart Nelson and Carmella M. Nelson Endowed Scholarship is for...
  • Deadline: 04/14/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/14/2020
$1,500 - $5,000 Communication Arts Department and Alumni Summer Internship Fund
The Communication Arts Department and Alumni Summer Internship Fund helps Communication Arts majors participate in internships with businesses and...
The Communication Arts Department and Alumni Summer Internship Fund...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2020
  • Award: $1,500 - $5,000
Deadline04/15/2020
Varies Harriet & Sandra Rosenbaum Scholarship Part-Time MSW Program
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to newly accepted MSW students who have financial need and a long-term...
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/15/2020
Varies David L. Young Mathematics Scholarship
The David L. Young Scholarship was established in memory of David L. Young through donations from friends and family. The scholarship is awarded to...
The David L. Young Scholarship was established in memory of David L....
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
$3,000 Erroll B. Davis Alliant Energy Award
The Alliant Energy Foundation endowed the University of Wisconsin-System with The Erroll B. Davis Academic Achievement Award to honor the...
The Alliant Energy Foundation endowed the University of Wisconsin-System...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Frank D. Cady Scholarship
The Frank D. Cady Scholarship is a needs-based annual scholarship for outstanding students majoring in mathematics and whose life work will be...
The Frank D. Cady Scholarship is a needs-based annual scholarship for...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Mark H. Ingraham Math Scholarship Fund
The fund was established September 25, 1986 with a gift from Vernon Lawrence. Mark Ingraham received his MA in 1922 in the College of Letters and...
The fund was established September 25, 1986 with a gift from Vernon...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies R. Creighton Buck Prize Fund
The R. Creighton Buck Prize was established with a gift from Ellen F. Buck in November 1996 to honor her husband, R. Creighton Buck and to reward...
The R. Creighton Buck Prize was established with a gift from Ellen F....
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Theatre and Drama Scholarship Application
Theatre and Drama Scholarship Application: Completion of this application will qualify a student for all Theatre and Drama scholarships that the...
Theatre and Drama Scholarship Application: Completion of this...
  • Deadline: 04/18/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/18/2020
Varies Advanced Opportunity Program (AOP) Application
Advanced Opportunity Program support is intended to support the recruitment and retention of highly qualified underrepresented students in...
Advanced Opportunity Program support is intended to support the...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/20/2020
Varies School of Pharmacy Pharmacology & Toxicology Program Scholarship Application
  • Deadline: 04/20/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/20/2020
Varies SoHE Summer Internship Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for School of Human Ecology juniors and seniors who will be engaged in an unpaid and/or out-of-state internship during...
This scholarship is intended for School of Human Ecology juniors and...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/20/2020
$8,000.00 to $10,000.00 Gary Wendt Engineering Diversity Scholarship
The Gary Wendt Engineering Diversity Scholarship is an $8,000-$10,000 scholarship for incoming students in the College of Engineering. This...
The Gary Wendt Engineering Diversity Scholarship is an $8,000-$10,000...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $8,000.00 to $10,000.00
Deadline04/30/2020
$500- $3,000 Lawton Undergraduate Minority Retention Grant (L&S)
The Lawton Minority Undergraduate Retention Grant is an incentive-based, retention grant awarded to Wisconsin resident students from four targeted...
The Lawton Minority Undergraduate Retention Grant is an incentive-based,...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $500- $3,000
Deadline04/30/2020
Full UW-Madison Tuition Including Segregated Fees Rockwell Automation Corporate Scholarship
The Rockwell Automation Corporate Scholarship is a full tuition scholarship for incoming students in the College of Engineering. This scholarship...
The Rockwell Automation Corporate Scholarship is a full tuition...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: Full UW-Madison Tuition Including Segregated Fees
Deadline04/30/2020
$5,000.00 Rod Hassett Engineering Scholarship
The Rod Hassett Engineering Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship for incoming students in the College of Engineering. This scholarship is part of...
The Rod Hassett Engineering Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship for...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline04/30/2020
$5,000.00 Thermo Fisher STEM Engineering Scholarship
The Thermo Fisher STEM Engineering Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship for incoming students in the College of Engineering. This scholarship is...
The Thermo Fisher STEM Engineering Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline04/30/2020
$2,500 Alliant Energy Diversity Scholarship
The Alliant Energy Diversity Scholarship was established by the Alliant Energy Foundation to support underrepresented minority students in the...
The Alliant Energy Diversity Scholarship was established by the Alliant...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline05/01/2020
Varies Application for Scholarships in Mechanical Engineering
Open to UW–Madison undergraduate students who: passed requirements to progress into the Mechanical Engineering major before the start of the...
Open to UW–Madison undergraduate students who: passed requirements to...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/01/2020
Minimum $400 Continuing Education (CE) Grant
The Continuing Education tuition grant supports adult students who have experienced a significant break in their formal education and are attending...
The Continuing Education tuition grant supports adult students who have...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: Minimum $400
Deadline05/01/2020
$1,500 Denice Denton Undergraduate Scholarship
The Denice Denton Scholarship is a $1,500 scholarship for continuing students across all departments in the College of Engineering. Eligibility...
The Denice Denton Scholarship is a $1,500 scholarship for continuing...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline05/01/2020
$5,000 Jensen Family Engineering Diversity Scholarship
The mission of the Jensen Family Engineering Diversity Scholarship is to support female students of color pursuing a degree in engineering, who are...
The mission of the Jensen Family Engineering Diversity Scholarship is to...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline05/01/2020
$500 - $2,000 PhD Dissertation/MS Thesis/MFA Project Award
Description School-level competitive awards that support the research, scholarship and creative work of graduate students from all departments who...
Description School-level competitive awards that support the research,...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $500 - $2,000
Deadline05/01/2020
$1,000 Summer Finish Scholarship
Is graduation just a few courses away? If so, congrats! Complete your degree this summer with help from Summer Finish, a $1,000 scholarship to help...
Is graduation just a few courses away? If so, congrats! Complete your...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline05/01/2020
$1,800.00 Summer Time Academic Research (STAR) Award
The STAR Awards (Summer Time Academic Research) program is a competitive, early-career program through which Human Ecology graduate students engage...
The STAR Awards (Summer Time Academic Research) program is a...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $1,800.00
Deadline05/01/2020
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
$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