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


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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$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
Ended
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
Ended
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
Ended
$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
Ended
$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
Ended
$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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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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$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
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Judith Sloan Understanding Dyslexia Scholarship
The Judith Sloan Scholarship was established in 2006 by Judith and James Sloan, both UW-Madison graduates. The award honors the career of Judith,...
The Judith Sloan Scholarship was established in 2006 by Judith and James...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Margaret Emma Williams Award for Excellence in Theatre
This fund was established in 2002 as a result of the Last Will & Testament of Margaret Emma Williams dated October 19, 1998. Margaret was a...
This fund was established in 2002 as a result of the Last Will &...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) Scholarship
The purpose of the RSA scholarship is to increase the supply of qualified professionals to work for state VR agencies (i.e., the Wisconsin Division...
The purpose of the RSA scholarship is to increase the supply of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$0.00 Willard C. and Martha P. Schwenn Scholarship
The Willard C. and Martha P. Schwenn Scholarship is a need-based scholarship awarded to a law student interested in practicing public interest law....
The Willard C. and Martha P. Schwenn Scholarship is a need-based...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$2,500 Energy Analysis and Policy Student Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Students in graduate degree programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who are eligible to enroll in the Energy...
Eligibility Criteria Students in graduate degree programs at the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
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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 Internship Support Fund were...
About the Scholarships: The Ben and Karen Deutsch Internship Fund and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies