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:


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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies James J. Leddy Scholarship
This scholarship, established in 2008, honors James J. Leddy (Ph.D. 1955), who studied with Professor Edwin Larsen and worked as a research chemist...
This scholarship, established in 2008, honors James J. Leddy (Ph.D....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies James Y. and Harriet P. Tong Scholarship in Chemistry
The James Y. and Harriet P. Tong Scholarship in Chemistry was created to support undergraduate students majoring in chemistry. The scholarship is...
The James Y. and Harriet P. Tong Scholarship in Chemistry was created to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Karen M. Telander Undergraduate Research Award
Marc Muskavitch (B.S. 1975, biochemistry) established this fund in honor of his late wife, Karen (B.S. 1975, chemistry, biochemistry), an adjunct...
Marc Muskavitch (B.S. 1975, biochemistry) established this fund in honor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Lindsey T. Plank and Richard H. Putze Memorial Scholarship
Lindsey Plank and Richard Putze worked in the Chemistry Department to help create, prepare, and conduct chemistry demonstrations for lectures. They...
Lindsey Plank and Richard Putze worked in the Chemistry Department to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Lindsey Theresa Plank Memorial Scholarship
Lindsey Plank worked in the Chemistry Department to help create, prepare, and conduct chemistry demonstrations for lectures. This fund was...
Lindsey Plank worked in the Chemistry Department to help create,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Mabel Duthey Reiner Scholarship
Mabel received a master’s from UW-Madison in 1928. A trust established in 1972 endows the Mabel Duthey Reiner Scholarship, which is intended to...
Mabel received a master’s from UW-Madison in 1928. A trust established...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Margaret McLean Bender Scholarship
As a scientist, Margaret Bender investigated radiocarbon dating and the mechanisms of photosynthesis. She worked at UW-Madison as director of the...
As a scientist, Margaret Bender investigated radiocarbon dating and the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Martha Gunhild Week Scholarship
Martha Gunhild Week grew up in northern Wisconsin and graduated with a BS in natural sciences in 1884. In 1922, her will established a fund for...
Martha Gunhild Week grew up in northern Wisconsin and graduated with a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Richard Fischer Scholarship
Richard Fischer came to Wisconsin in 1894 and joined the pharmacy program as an instructor. He joined the Chemistry Department in 1909 and later...
Richard Fischer came to Wisconsin in 1894 and joined the pharmacy...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Richard J. Boomer Student Support
The Richard J. Boomer Student Support Fund was established to support undergraduate students associated with the Department of Chemistry at the...
The Richard J. Boomer Student Support Fund was established to support...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Robert and Diane Paulick Undergraduate Scholarship
Robert Paulick received his PhD in 1976 from the Department of Chemistry at the UW-Madison. Robert and his wife Diane established this scholarship...
Robert Paulick received his PhD in 1976 from the Department of Chemistry...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Robert Franklin Taylor Scholarship
This fund was established in memory of Dr. Robert Fredrick Taylor’s father, Robert Franklin Taylor (Ph.D. 1941, chemistry) to provide scholarships...
This fund was established in memory of Dr. Robert Fredrick Taylor’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Saco Polymers Scholarship
Saco Polymers established this award to increase the company’s visibility on campus and encourage the next generation of chemists and...
Saco Polymers established this award to increase the company’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Undergraduate Student Support In Chemistry Scholarship
Harold (B.S. 1940, bacteriology; Ph.D. 1944, physiological chemistry) and Regine Deutsch established this scholarship in 1997. This scholarship is...
Harold (B.S. 1940, bacteriology; Ph.D. 1944, physiological chemistry)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Walter W. and Young-Ja C. Toy Scholarship
Walter Toy (B.S. 1945, M.S. 1946, chemistry) worked at Rohm and Haas Co. for many years. Because he had received a departmental scholarship in the...
Walter Toy (B.S. 1945, M.S. 1946, chemistry) worked at Rohm and Haas Co....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Wayland E. Noland Research Fellowship
Following college, Wayland Noland (B.S. 1948, chemistry) earned a doctorate in chemistry from Harvard University. He retired as a chemistry faculty...
Following college, Wayland Noland (B.S. 1948, chemistry) earned a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies DDEEA Global Scholars Scholarship
This scholarship is available to UW-Madison students participating in the following Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement...
This scholarship is available to UW-Madison students participating in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Up to $2,800 Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
The University of Wisconsin – Madison Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program (McNair Scholars Program) is an academic excellence...
The University of Wisconsin – Madison Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $2,800
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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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Up to $1,000 Philip Levy Undergraduate Research Award in History
The Department of History is proud to offer the Philip Levy Undergraduate Research Award in History. This award is named in honor of Philip Levy,...
The Department of History is proud to offer the Philip Levy...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $1,000
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$3,000 Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships and Holstrom Environmental Research Fellowships
The Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships and Holstrom Environmental Research Fellowships support undergraduate research done in...
The Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships and Holstrom...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
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$1,500-$4,000 Study Abroad Scholars
Discover the world…and bring the world back to Wisconsin! Study Abroad is an integral part of a UW-Madison education and can be one of the...
Discover the world…and bring the world back to Wisconsin! Study Abroad...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500-$4,000
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Varies Harland E. Samson and Faye Finley Samson Scholarship
The Samsons established the Harland E. and Faye Finley Samson Scholarship in 2000 to support returning adult students who are majoring in secondary...
The Samsons established the Harland E. and Faye Finley Samson...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 Ruth Bleier Scholarship in the Natural Sciences
The Ruth Bleier Scholarship in the Natural Sciences was established to encourage undergraduate women at UW-Madison to pursue careers in the natural...
The Ruth Bleier Scholarship in the Natural Sciences was established to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,500 Sophomore Research Fellowship
The Sophomore Research Fellowships support undergraduate research done in collaboration with UW-Madison faculty or research/instructional academic...
The Sophomore Research Fellowships support undergraduate research done...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
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$3,000 - $5,000 Nelson Institute Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarships
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of these scholarships is to provide support to undergraduate students in the Nelson Institute who are...
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of these scholarships is to provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000 - $5,000
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Varies Worldwide Internship Program Grant
The WIP Grant supports undergraduate students who participate in the Worldwide Internship Program (WIP), a credit-bearing online course taken while...
The WIP Grant supports undergraduate students who participate in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Charline M. Wackman Summer Award
Charline M. Wackman, a Wisconsin native who lived in Dane county, graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1918 with a major in Speech. Ms....
Charline M. Wackman, a Wisconsin native who lived in Dane county,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$2,500.00 Welton L&S Honors Sophomore Summer Apprenticeship
The Welton Sophomore Summer Apprenticeship Grant is intended to provide students with an introductory research experience in one of their areas of...
The Welton Sophomore Summer Apprenticeship Grant is intended to provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
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$2,000.00 Stanoch Student Research Support Program
The Stanoch Student Research Support Program provides a stipend for an undergraduate student and a graduate student to engage in research during...
The Stanoch Student Research Support Program provides a stipend for an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
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