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, scholarship cycle timelines, 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, it is important to activate your UW-Madison NetID and password as soon as you apply to the University. Many scholarships are automatically offered based on your application for admission to UW-Madison and some may have additional requirements for consideration. Those scholarships that require applications typically open in October-November and have deadlines in early February, so don’t wait until you know your admission status to apply and be sure to log in to WiSH regularly! 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 Tom Mulhern Scholarship for Sports Journalism
This scholarship fund was created by Jason Wilde ’94 in 2014 to honor...
Deadline12/23/2022
Varies Wallace Meyer Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Wallace Meyer Memorial Scholarship Fund honors Wallace Meyer, a 1916...
Deadline12/23/2022
Varies Wilfred B. Doner Scholarship Fund
The Wilfred B. Doner Scholarship Fund supports an annual scholarship for...
Deadline12/23/2022
Varies Wisconsin Lee Enterprises Scholarship
The fund was established in June 1973 by Lee Enterprises, publishers of...
Deadline12/23/2022
Up to $2,700 (Ph.D. students); Up to $1,350 (MA/MS students) CHE Research & Travel Awards
Eligibility Criteria All Graduate Associates (MS/MA/PhD) of the Center...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Robert A. McCabe Field Course Scholarship Award
Robert A. McCabe is renowned for his career in the Wildlife Ecology...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Stone Forestry Summer Scholarship
The donors of this scholarship are strong supporters of the forestry...
Deadline02/01/2023
Varies Wisconsin Agricultural Engineer Scholarship
The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers is an...
Deadline02/01/2023
$0.00 Rein in Sarcoma Jan Maudlin Sarcoma Scholars Fund
This scholarship is intended for medical students in the School of...
Deadline02/11/2023
Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students Russian Flagship Program
THIS IS AN APPLICATION TO AN ACADEMIC, NON-DEGREE PROGRAM FOR UW-MADISON...
Deadline03/15/2023
$300-$5,000 Continuing Education (CE) Grant
The Continuing Education tuition grant supports adult students who have...
Deadline05/01/2023
$2,000 Iwanter Prize
The annual Iwanter Prize provides an unrestricted $2,000 award to one...
Ended
Varies PoliSci Wisconsin Summer Internship Scholarship
The Political Science Department is pleased to be able to offer a number...
Ended
Varies Lindsey Theresa Plank Memorial Scholarship
Lindsey Plank worked in the Chemistry Department to help create,...
Ended
Varies Margaret Emma Williams Award for Excellence in Theatre
This fund was established in 2002 as a result of the Last Will &...
Ended
Varies Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) Scholarship
The purpose of the RSA scholarship is to increase the supply of...
Ended
$7,635.00 Mellon Wisconsin and Chancellor's Fellowships
The Mellon Foundation in partnership with the State of Wisconsin has...
Ended
$2,000.00 Stanoch Student Research Support Program
The Stanoch Student Research Support Program provides a stipend for an...
Ended
Varies Alfred L. Wilds Scholarship in Chemistry
Established in 1985 by inventor Chester Davis (M.S. 1945,chemistry),...
Ended
Varies Saco Polymers Scholarship
Saco Polymers established this award to increase the company’s...
Ended
$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...
Ended
$0.00 Martha Gunhild Week Summer Scholarship
Martha Gunhild Week grew up in northern Wisconsin and graduated with a...
Ended
$0.00 James J. Leddy Summer Scholarship
This scholarship, established in 2008, honors James J. Leddy (Ph.D....
Ended
$4,000 Biochemistry Undergraduate Summer Research Award
The Biochemistry Undergraduate Summer Research Awards aid undergraduates...
Ended
Up to $5,000 Mary Shine Peterson Undergraduate Award
This prestigious undergraduate award is designed to recognize UW-Madison...
Ended
Varies Ackerman Scholarship
Donald and Mary Jane Ackerman established the Ackerman Scholarship fund...
Ended
Varies Andrew Dorsey Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is in memory of Andrew Dorsey, who received his B.S....
Ended
Varies Dempsky Chemistry Scholarship
Kenneth E. Dempsky received his B.S. degree in chemistry in 1961 from...
Ended
Varies Department of Chemistry Scholarship
In recognition of excellence in undergraduate chemistry, the Department...
Ended
Varies Don Brouse Memorial Scholarship
In her will, Margery Brouse (B.S. ’29, home economics) established this...
Ended
Varies Edward J. Panek Memorial Scholarship
As a college student at UW-Madison, Edward (B.S. 1963, chemistry)...
Ended
Varies Edwin M. and Kathryn M. Larsen Scholarship
Edwin Larsen, (B.S. 1937, chemistry) worked for the Manhattan Project,...
Ended
Varies Eugene and Patricia Kreger Herscher Scholarship
Patricia Herscher received a B.S. in chemistry from UW-Madison in 1955....
Ended
Varies George J. and Arleen D. Ziarnik Scholarship
George Ziarnik received a B.S. in chemistry from UW-Madison in 1957. He...
Ended
Varies Henry and Eleanor Firminhac Chemistry Scholarship
This scholarship is in memory of Ralph Firminhac’s parents. Ralph...
Ended
Varies Ieva L. Reich Undergraduate Scholarship
James Berbee (B.S. 1985, M.S. 1987 mechanical engineering; MBA 1989) and...
Ended
$0.00 Jack Stephenson Undergraduate Scholarship
Jack Stephenson graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in...
Ended
Varies James J. Leddy Scholarship
This scholarship, established in 2008, honors James J. Leddy (Ph.D....
Ended
Varies James Y. and Harriet P. Tong Scholarship in Chemistry
The James Y. and Harriet P. Tong Scholarship in Chemistry was created to...
Ended
Varies Karen M. Telander Undergraduate Research Award
Marc Muskavitch (B.S. 1975, biochemistry) established this fund in honor...
Ended
Varies Lindsey T. Plank and Richard H. Putze Memorial Scholarship
Lindsey Plank and Richard Putze worked in the Chemistry Department to...
Ended
Varies Mabel Duthey Reiner Scholarship
Mabel received a master’s from UW-Madison in 1928. A trust established...
Ended
Varies Margaret McLean Bender Scholarship
As a scientist, Margaret Bender investigated radiocarbon dating and the...
Ended
Varies Martha Gunhild Week Scholarship
Martha Gunhild Week grew up in northern Wisconsin and graduated with a...
Ended
Varies Richard Fischer Scholarship
Richard Fischer came to Wisconsin in 1894 and joined the pharmacy...
Ended
Varies Richard J. Boomer Student Support
The Richard J. Boomer Student Support Fund was established to support...
Ended
Varies Robert and Diane Paulick Undergraduate Scholarship
Robert Paulick received his PhD in 1976 from the Department of Chemistry...
Ended
Varies Robert Franklin Taylor Scholarship
This fund was established in memory of Dr. Robert Fredrick Taylor’s...
Ended
Varies Robert Franklin Taylor Summer Scholarship
This fund was established in memory of Dr. Robert Fredrick Taylor’s...
Ended
Varies Undergraduate Student Support In Chemistry Scholarship
Harold (B.S. 1940, bacteriology; Ph.D. 1944, physiological chemistry)...
Ended