Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH)! Here, you can apply to and find specific information on scholarships at UW-Madison.

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. For general scholarship information, FAQs, program and contact information for your School/College, and information on external scholarships, please visit our Scholarships Page.

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.

Questions? Concerns? Feedback? Contact the WiSH Support Team

Looking for your old dashboard? If so, log in to Scholarships@UW-Madison. Please note that students will be unable to match to new scholarships, complete applications, or accept awards on your old dashboard – moving forward, all actions will take place in the new system, WiSH.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Elmer Ebling Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to students in either the School of Human Ecology or the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Preference given...
Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to students in either the School of Human...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Emma Jordre Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Emma Jordre. Eligibility Criteria: Outstanding students majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design or...
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Emma Jordre. Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Genevieve Hicks Frost Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Genevieve Hicks Frost. Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Preference given to female students who...
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Genevieve Hicks...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Gladys Emerson Cook Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to a SoHE student who receives highest rank in junior year.
Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to a SoHE student who receives highest...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Great People/Great Place Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions. No other restrictions...
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a SoHE student. Awarded based on financial...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Hazel B. Paschall FIT Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a student majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design, who will be attending the Fashion Institute of Technology if...
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a student majoring in Textiles and Fashion...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Hazel B. Paschall Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design or Interior Architecture.
Eligibility Criteria: Must be majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design or...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Helen C. Stair Scholarship in Human Ecology
Eligibility Criteria: To provide scholarships for students in the School of Family Resources & Consumer Sciences at the University of...
Eligibility Criteria: To provide scholarships for students in the School...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies James A. Schwertfeger Personal Finance Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be majoring in Personal Finance. Selection based on academic achievement, leadership, involvement in campus activities...
Eligibility Criteria: Must be majoring in Personal Finance. Selection...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Jane W. Abrahamsen Great People Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as determined and verified by Financial Aid Office.
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies JoAnn & John Bolender Great People Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions.
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Preference will be given to...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Judy Dion Pyle Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major.
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major.
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Lorna Smithyman Will Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: 1. MUST be a Wisconsin resident and STRONG preference for student from rural, farm community. 2. MUST have financial need as...
Eligibility Criteria: 1. MUST be a Wisconsin resident and STRONG...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Margaret F. Hickey Scholarship
This SoHE Scholarship is provided in honor of Margaret F. Hickey Eligibility Criteria: Must be a SoHE Student. Student must meet need as defined by...
This SoHE Scholarship is provided in honor of Margaret F....
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Marie Ovitz Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a female, entering senior year, and be majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design.
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a female, entering senior year, and be...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Mary Baldwin Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: To be used for a prize or scholarship to a student majoring in Home Economics or Human Development & Family Studies.
Eligibility Criteria: To be used for a prize or scholarship to a student...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Meda L. Heywood Great People Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as determined and verified by FAFSA.
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Mildred Murdoch Becker Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Mildred Murdoch Becker. Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major. Must have junior standing and...
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Mildred Murdoch...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Nancy Chellevold Great People Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as determined and verified by the Financial Aid Office.
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Awarded based on financial need as...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Nellie Butt Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: 1. WI resident from Vernon County should be given preference if they have financial need and have good GPA 2. U.S. citizen...
Eligibility Criteria: 1. WI resident from Vernon County should be given...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Norma A. Brooks Scholarship/University League Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Preference given to junior or senior students who are Wisconsin residents majoring in Textiles and Fashion Design and plan to...
Eligibility Criteria: Preference given to junior or senior students who...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Phi Omega Pi Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided by Phi Omega Pi. Eligibility Criteria Must have junior standing. Preference given to females majoring in a SoHE...
This SoHE scholarship is provided by Phi Omega Pi. Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Phi Upsilon Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Members of the Phi Upsilon student organization who are enrolled in any SoHE major.
Eligibility Criteria: Members of the Phi Upsilon student organization...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Phyllis Young University League Endowed Scholarship
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Phyllis Young. Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major.
This SoHE scholarship is provided in honor of Phyllis Young. Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Rosalie Amlie Morton Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student with federal need as defined by UW Financial Aid Office.
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student with federal need as defined by UW...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Roxy and Bud Heyse Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Scholarship for student studying for degree in Community and Nonprofit Leadership.
Eligibility Criteria: SoHE student. Scholarship for student studying...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies Susan and Larry Azar Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to deserving students in the School of Human Ecology with a preference given to those majoring in retailing. Students...
Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to deserving students in the School of...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies University League General Scholarship (SoHE)
Any continuing SoHE student (not a senior)
Any continuing SoHE student (not a senior)
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies UW Human Ecology General Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major who demonstrate financial need. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions.
Eligibility Criteria: Any SoHE major who demonstrate financial need....
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2020
Varies King-Morgridge Scholars Program
The King-Morgridge Scholars Program is an exceptional opportunity for enterprising, creative, dedicated young adults committed to applying their...
The King-Morgridge Scholars Program is an exceptional opportunity for...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2020
Varies Harriet & Sandra Rosenbaum Scholarship Full-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: 01/16/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/16/2020
Varies Dr. Leonard E. Mortenson Graduate Scholarship
Dr. Mortenson was internationally researcher in biochemistry, a pioneering scientist and world leader in his field, for his discovery of ferredoxin...
Dr. Mortenson was internationally researcher in biochemistry, a...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Phi Kappa Phi Zillman Summer Research Award
These awards are designed to encourage PKP Honor Society members to enrich their educational programs through summer projects involving study,...
These awards are designed to encourage PKP Honor Society members to...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/17/2020
$3,000 Charles G. Meyer Undergraduate Study Abroad Travel Award
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support to undergraduate students in the Nelson Institute who are participating...
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline02/28/2020
$3,000 James A. Schleif and William H. Morley Undergraduate Study Abroad Travel Award
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support to undergraduate students in the Nelson Institute who are participating...
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline02/28/2020
from $500 to full tuition The Lapinski Scholarship
Mrs. Leona Lapinski Leute has generously endowed a scholarship honoring her parents, Michael and Emily Lapinski, for students in the UW-Madison...
Mrs. Leona Lapinski Leute has generously endowed a scholarship honoring...
  • Deadline: 03/03/2020
  • Award: from $500 to full tuition
Deadline03/03/2020
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
$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
$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 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
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
Varies 100 Hour Challenge Prize
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies 2017-18 Grad Welcome Check135
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies A. Gertrude Anthony Scholarship
The A. Gertrude Anthony Scholarship was established by a bequest from A. Gertrude Anthony. Ms. Anthony graduated from the University of Wisconsin...
The A. Gertrude Anthony Scholarship was established by a bequest from A....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies