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


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
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 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...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Adam Nickel Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded in memory of pharmacy student Adam Nickel and is awarded to a PharmD student with a passion for athletics and exercise...
This scholarship is awarded in memory of pharmacy student Adam Nickel...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Alice C. Gauger Memorial Scholarship
This fund was established with a bequest from Paul William Gauger to honor his sister Alice, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison...
This fund was established with a bequest from Paul William Gauger to...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Anna Apinis Memorial Great People Scholarship
Dr. John Janis Apinis (BS ’64) established this scholarship in memory of his mother, Ann, who worked as a medical technician at UW Hospital and...
Dr. John Janis Apinis (BS ’64) established this scholarship in memory of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Anne and Bill Nicolls Award
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Anne L. March Scholarship
The Anne L. March Scholarship was established in honor of Anne March. After receiving her B.A. from the University in 1930, Anne taught school in...
The Anne L. March Scholarship was established in honor of Anne March....
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Applied Security Analysis Program Student Support Fund
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Art Board of Visitors Scholarship
To support undergraduate students in the Art Department.
To support undergraduate students in the Art Department.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Arvil S. Barr Graduate Fellowship (AS-GRD)
The fellowship was established in 1987 by a bequest from the estate of Lillian Whittinghill Barr for use by the School of Education. Mrs. Barr was...
The fellowship was established in 1987 by a bequest from the estate of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies ASHFoundation Scholarships
ASHFoundation offers various awards and scholarships based around research, service, and clinical achievements. Check out details on their website.
ASHFoundation offers various awards and scholarships based around...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Barbara Watts Scholarship
The Barbara J. Watts Scholarship was created through an endowed fund by Mr. and Mrs. Marvin (Barbara) Watts to improve the educational...
The Barbara J. Watts Scholarship was created through an endowed fund by...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Barbara Watts Scholarship
The Barbara J. Watts Scholarship was created through an endowed fund by Mr. and Mrs. Marvin (Barbara) Watts to improve the educational...
The Barbara J. Watts Scholarship was created through an endowed fund by...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
Established by congress in 1986 to honor the career of Senator Barry Goldwater, these scholarships encourage promising students to pursue a PhD and...
Established by congress in 1986 to honor the career of Senator Barry...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Beth Weber Pawlak Scholarship
The Beth Weber Pawlak Scholarship was established by the family, relatives and friends of Beth Weber Pawlak, a 1975 graduate of the School of...
The Beth Weber Pawlak Scholarship was established by the family,...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Bruce R. Ellig Project Assistantship Fund in Human Resources
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Carl Dietze Scholarship
The Carl Dietze Law Scholarship is made possible by the generosity of its namesake, a 1915 University of Wisconsin Law School graduate. Mr. Dietze...
The Carl Dietze Law Scholarship is made possible by the generosity of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Carol Jo Drives Great People Scholarship Fund
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Carol Jo Drives Great People Scholarship Fund
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$0.00 Carole Ginter Scholarship Fund in Nursing
This Fund was established by Paul, Paula and Robert Ginter in memory of Carole Ginter (wife and mother respectively). The Fund’s annual...
This Fund was established by Paul, Paula and Robert Ginter in memory of...
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  • Award: $0.00
Varies Carrie Jones Cady Scholarship
The Carrie Jones Cady Scholarship was established to help a needy and outstanding student majoring in Professional Art (Applied Art), and who, upon...
The Carrie Jones Cady Scholarship was established to help a needy and...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Catherine Ashe Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students entering the nursing major, with a preference for residents of either Oneida or Iron County,...
This scholarship is awarded to students entering the nursing major, with...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Catherine V. and Virginia E. Tenuta Scholarship - Art
The Catherine V. and Virginia E. Tenuta Scholarship is made possible by a gift from Virginia Tenuta and her late sister, Catherine. Both received...
The Catherine V. and Virginia E. Tenuta Scholarship is made possible by...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Center for Aging Research and Education (CARE) Scholar Fund
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  • Award: Varies
Full tuition (resident and non-resident) Chancellor's and Powers-Knapp Scholarship Programs
Excellence in Scholarship Leadership, and Service The Chancellor’s and Powers-Knapp Scholarship Programs were established to attract, support, and...
Excellence in Scholarship Leadership, and Service The Chancellor’s and...
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  • Award: Full tuition (resident and non-resident)
Varies Charles A. Eckburg Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship was created with funds from the Charles Eckburg Trusts to support students in one of three ways: (1) baccalaureate seniors...
This scholarship was created with funds from the Charles Eckburg Trusts...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Charles F. Hofbauer Memorial
The fund was established by Thomas L. Hofbauer (BS ‘85) and Greeta G. Cherayil (BS ’84) in memory of Thomas’ father, Charles F. Hofbauer.
The fund was established by Thomas L. Hofbauer (BS ‘85) and Greeta G....
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Charline Z. Larson Fund
Ms. Charline Z. Larson established this scholarship to provide support to nursing students. She was a 1935 graduate of the School of Nursing and...
Ms. Charline Z. Larson established this scholarship to provide support...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Charline Z. Larson Fund
Ms. Charline Z. Larson established this scholarship to provide support to nursing students. She was a 1935 graduate of the School of Nursing and...
Ms. Charline Z. Larson established this scholarship to provide support...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Cheryl Blankenheim Mjaanes Great People Scholarship Fund
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1951 Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was created by gifts from members of the School of Nursing Class of 1951. It was started with gifts in memory of classmates who...
This scholarship was created by gifts from members of the School of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Claude J. Jasper Memorial Scholarship
The Claude J. Jasper Memorial Scholarship was donated by friends and family of Mr. Jasper in his honor. Mr. Jasper received his bachelor of laws...
The Claude J. Jasper Memorial Scholarship was donated by friends and...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Cody Splitt Scholarship
The Cody Splitt Scholarship is made possible by the generosity of Esther Cody Splitt and Harley Splitt. The scholarship supports students who have...
The Cody Splitt Scholarship is made possible by the generosity of Esther...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies College of Letters & Science General Scholarship - Freshmen
The College of Letters & Science General Freshman scholarship provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a high achieving students...
The College of Letters & Science General Freshman scholarship provides a...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Consortium for Graduate Study Fund in Management
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Crankstart Reentry Scholarship
The Crankstart Foundation is a charitable nonprofit organization established by husband and wife, Michael Moritz and Harriet Heyman. These funds...
The Crankstart Foundation is a charitable nonprofit organization...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies CVS Pharmacy Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2006 and is awarded to a PharmD student who is interested in a career in community pharmacy practice. FAFSA...
This scholarship was established in 2006 and is awarded to a PharmD...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Dale and Kim Schmidt Scholarship
Established by Dale and Kim Schmidt, 1982 graduates of the UW-Madison of Pharmacy, this scholarship support PharmD students with demonstrated...
Established by Dale and Kim Schmidt, 1982 graduates of the UW-Madison of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Daniel Grady Award
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Daniel W. Howard Scholarship
The Daniel W. Howard Scholarship was created in memory of its namesake. Mr. Howard was a 1941 University of Wisconsin Law School graduate, who...
The Daniel W. Howard Scholarship was created in memory of its namesake....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies David and Leta Williams Scholarship
Leta Williams was a graduate of the Methodist Kahler School of Nursing in Rochester, Minnesota in 1925. She married Dr. David Williams, a graduate...
Leta Williams was a graduate of the Methodist Kahler School of Nursing...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies David and Miriam Sanders Military Service Scholarship
The purpose of the David and Miriam Sanders Military Service Scholarship Fund is to provide financial support to academically qualified PharmD...
The purpose of the David and Miriam Sanders Military Service Scholarship...
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  • Award: Varies
$0.00 Dean's Nonresident Tuition Remission
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
Varies Dean's Undergraduate Minority Scholarship
The School of Nursing Dean’s Scholarship is awarded to minority students entering or enrolled in the nursing major. Eligibility Criteria Students...
The School of Nursing Dean’s Scholarship is awarded to minority students...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Diane Ruth Lauver Scholarship Fund
The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support to undergraduate students in the School of Nursing who have a demonstrated financial...
The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$0.00 Division of Continuing Studies Returning Adult Scholarship
The Division of Continuing Studies Returning Adult Scholarship is supported by the Division of Continuing Studies via the generous Dean and Vice...
The Division of Continuing Studies Returning Adult Scholarship is...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
Varies Donald and Sue Whitaker Great People Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Students in the School of Education with financial need (as determined by the Office of Student Financial Services) who would...
Eligibility Criteria Students in the School of Education with financial...
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  • Award: Varies
$0.00 Donna Boswell LaFrazia Scholarship Fund
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
Varies Donna Mirkes Memorial Scholarship
This fund was created by Lawrence H. Mirkes in memory of his wife, Donna, a 1949 graduate of the School of Pharmacy.
This fund was created by Lawrence H. Mirkes in memory of his wife,...
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  • Award: Varies