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:


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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • Award: Varies
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$0.00 Robert Franklin Taylor Summer 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: $0.00
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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)...
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  • 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....
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  • 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 William J. Maeck Scholarship
William J. Maeck worked with eminent UW Chemistry Professor, Farrington Daniels, in early research related to solar energy. Mr. Maeck wishes to...
William J. Maeck worked with eminent UW Chemistry Professor, Farrington...
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  • Award: Varies
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Varies William J. Maeck Summer Scholarship
William J. Maeck worked with eminent UW Chemistry Professor, Farrington Daniels, in early research related to solar energy. Mr. Maeck wishes to...
William J. Maeck worked with eminent UW Chemistry Professor, Farrington...
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  • Award: Varies
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$6,000 Davis/Gerstein Undergraduate Research Award Application
Thanks to generous funding provided by Susan E. Davis and Miles J. Gerstein, the Department of History will offer the Davis/Gerstein Undergraduate...
Thanks to generous funding provided by Susan E. Davis and Miles J....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $6,000
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$1,000-$3,000 SoE Study Abroad Scholarships
Pending anual renewal, the SoE Study Abroad Scholarships are available to UW-Madison undergraduate students pursuing degrees in the School of...
Pending anual renewal, the SoE Study Abroad Scholarships are available...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000-$3,000
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$2,500.00 L&S Honors Sophomore Summer Apprenticeship
The Sophomore Summer Apprenticeship Grant is intended to provide students with an introductory research experience in one of their areas of interest.
The Sophomore Summer Apprenticeship Grant is intended to provide...
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  • Award: $2,500.00
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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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Varies School of Journalism & Mass Communication Summer Internship Support
About the Scholarships: The Ben and Karen Deutsch Internship Fund and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication Board of Visitors Support...
About the Scholarships: The Ben and Karen Deutsch Internship Fund and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$1,500-$3,000 Scan|Design Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship for UW Transnational Experiences of African Americans in Denmark Program
This scholarship is designed to foster Danish-American relations by providing generous financial support to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate...
This scholarship is designed to foster Danish-American relations by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500-$3,000
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$3,000 L&S Honors Senior Thesis Grant
The Honors Senior Thesis Summer Research Grant enables students to undertake more demanding and extensive senior thesis research projects than...
The Honors Senior Thesis Summer Research Grant enables students to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
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$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$500-1,000 UW-Madison Undergraduate Scholarship for Summer Study
Need-based scholarship awarded to continuing undergraduate students (of any major) seeking financial support to take courses in the upcoming summer...
Need-based scholarship awarded to continuing undergraduate students (of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500-1,000
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Varies Somos Undergraduate Development Award
The Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program offers the Somos Undergraduate Development Award annually to students enrolled in its academic programs who...
The Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program offers the Somos Undergraduate...
  • 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...
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  • Award: Varies
$6,000-$12,000 Scan Design Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship
Pending annual review, this fellowship is designed to foster Danish-American relations by providing generous financial support to degree-seeking...
Pending annual review, this fellowship is designed to foster...
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  • Award: $6,000-$12,000