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
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: 04/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2020
Varies Wisconsin Experience Accessibility Scholarship
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established by Blair H. Mathews and Karen L. Johnson Mathews. The fund is intended to...
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established by...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2020
$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: 04/07/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline04/07/2020
Varies Harriet & Sandra Rosenbaum Scholarship Part-Time MSW Program
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to newly accepted MSW students who have financial need and a long-term...
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/15/2020
Varies David L. Young Mathematics Scholarship
The David L. Young Scholarship was established in memory of David L. Young through donations from friends and family. The scholarship is awarded to...
The David L. Young Scholarship was established in memory of David L....
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Frank D. Cady Scholarship
The Frank D. Cady Scholarship is a needs-based annual scholarship for outstanding students majoring in mathematics and whose life work will be...
The Frank D. Cady Scholarship is a needs-based annual scholarship for...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies Mark H. Ingraham Math Scholarship Fund
The fund was established September 25, 1986 with a gift from Vernon Lawrence. Mark Ingraham received his MA in 1922 in the College of Letters and...
The fund was established September 25, 1986 with a gift from Vernon...
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Varies R. Creighton Buck Prize Fund
The R. Creighton Buck Prize was established with a gift from Ellen F. Buck in November 1996 to honor her husband, R. Creighton Buck and to reward...
The R. Creighton Buck Prize was established with a gift from Ellen F....
  • Deadline: 04/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/17/2020
Minimum $400 Continuing Education (CE) Grant
The Continuing Education tuition grant supports adult students who have experienced a significant break in their formal education and are attending...
The Continuing Education tuition grant supports adult students who have...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: Minimum $400
Deadline05/01/2020
$250 William Jennings Bryan Prize
If you are writing a senior thesis this year, consider submitting it for the William Jennings Bryan Prize for the best senior thesis. The best...
If you are writing a senior thesis this year, consider submitting it for...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline05/01/2020
$650 max. ($750 international travel max.) Conference Travel Scholarships
The School of Human Ecology Graduate Program is offering travel awards to graduate students who are invited to present at professional...
The School of Human Ecology Graduate Program is offering travel awards...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2020
  • Award: $650 max. ($750 international travel max.)
Deadline05/15/2020
$0.00 Letters & Science Honors Program Honors in the Liberal Arts Application
This application does not involve a scholarship or monetary award. It is only to let you apply for admission to the Honors in the Liberal Arts...
This application does not involve a scholarship or monetary award. It is...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline05/15/2020
$500 max. PhD/MFA First Conference Travel Scholarship
Description The School of Human Ecology Graduate Program is offering travel awards to first-year MFA and PhD graduate students. The purpose of the...
Description The School of Human Ecology Graduate Program is offering...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2020
  • Award: $500 max.
Deadline05/15/2020
$300, $600, or $1200 Student Research Grants Competition - Conference Presentation
Do you need financial support to present your research at a conference? If so, apply for Conference Presentation Funds! The competition is now open...
Do you need financial support to present your research at a conference?...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2020
  • Award: $300, $600, or $1200
Deadline05/15/2020
$300, $600, $1200, or $1500 Student Research Grants Competition - Research Travel
This competition includes awards for international and domestic travel for eligible UW Madison graduate students who are traveling to conduct...
This competition includes awards for international and domestic travel...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2020
  • Award: $300, $600, $1200, or $1500
Deadline05/15/2020
Varies Consortium for Graduate Study Fund in Management
  • Deadline: 05/20/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/20/2020
Varies Joyce and Marshall Erdman Scholarship Fund in Manufacturing and Technology Management
  • Deadline: 05/29/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/29/2020
Up to $2,000 BBA Student Career Development Fund Application
The BBA Student Career Development Fund connects BBA students with meaningful, career-oriented experiential learning to help you successfully...
The BBA Student Career Development Fund connects BBA students with...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline05/31/2020
Varies Career Clothing Fund Sponsor by Kohl's
The Career Clothing Fund is a partnership between Kohl’s and the Wisconsin School of Business Undergraduate Program to provide professional...
The Career Clothing Fund is a partnership between Kohl’s and the...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2020
Varies Jean B. Davis Memorial Fellowship Fund in Real Estate
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2020
Up to $7,500 Kemper K. Knapp Undergraduate Scholarships
The Kemper K. Knapp Undergraduate Scholarships are supported through the annual generous support of the Kemper K. Knapp Bequest Committee to...
The Kemper K. Knapp Undergraduate Scholarships are supported through the...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Up to $7,500
Deadline05/31/2020
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 AgSource Farm and Industry Short Course Scholarship
AgSource is a farmer-owned and client focused cooperative. AgSource is dedicated to providing comprehensive laboratory analysis, record...
AgSource is a farmer-owned and client focused cooperative. AgSource is...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Albert A. Ebling Memorial Scholarship (FISC)
Walter H. Ebling began a 33 year career at the Wisconsin crop and livestock reporting service and went on to be named agricultural statistician in...
Walter H. Ebling began a 33 year career at the Wisconsin crop and...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Charles Eckburg Short Course Scholarship
Charles Eckburg was born in Peshtigo, WI. He attended UW Madison as a student and later became an instructor as well. His professional career...
Charles Eckburg was born in Peshtigo, WI. He attended UW Madison as a...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Chris L. Christensen FISC Scholarship
This scholarship has been provided in honor of Chris L. Christensen. Eligibility Criteria This scholarship is for first year students in the Farm...
This scholarship has been provided in honor of Chris L....
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Clarion and Henrietta Clemens - Counsell Beginning Dairy Farmer Internship Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Lee A. Counsell, DDS, MPH, FACD, son of Clarion and Henrietta Clemens. The Counsell family dairy farm, near...
This scholarship was established by Dr. Lee A. Counsell, DDS, MPH, FACD,...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Culvers VIP WSBDF Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Culver Franchising Systems, Inc., Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin to support partial tuition costs for students...
This scholarship was established by Culver Franchising Systems, Inc.,...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Demeter Short Course Scholarship
This FISC scholarship is provided by The Daughters of Demeter. The Daughters of Demeter is an organization of those who share an interest in...
This FISC scholarship is provided by The Daughters of Demeter. The...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Elmer Ebling Short Course Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Elmer Ebling. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria FISC recipients must...
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Elmer Ebling. FAFSA...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Evan Evans Short Course Scholarship
This scholarship is provided in honor of Evan Evans. Eligibility Criteria FISC recipient must reside in one of the following eight townships in...
This scholarship is provided in honor of Evan Evans. Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Farm Credit Service Short Course Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Farm Credit Wisconsin State Marketing Committee for the benefit of students attending the FISC program at...
This scholarship was established by the Farm Credit Wisconsin State...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Freddie Gage Memorial FFA Matching Scholarship
The Freddie Gage Memorial FFA Matching Scholarship is awarded to Farm and Industry Short Course (FISC) students who are involved in FFA and are...
The Freddie Gage Memorial FFA Matching Scholarship is awarded to Farm...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Harold & Harriet Coulter Young Farmers Scholarship
Carolyn Coulter and Jeanne O’Melia establishhed this scholarship in memory of their parents. The donors wish to provide financial support for...
Carolyn Coulter and Jeanne O’Melia establishhed this scholarship in...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Henry A. and Minnie P. Huber Scholarship
Henry Allen Huber was a Wisconsin politician. He was born in Evergreen, PA in 1869, but moved to Pleasant Springs, WI with his parents at the age...
Henry Allen Huber was a Wisconsin politician. He was born in Evergreen,...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Jerome M. Knoll Scholarship
Jerome M. Knoll was a farmer in the Town of Eau Pleine, WI. His career also included employment at Central Silo in Edgar, WI and and Cloverdale...
Jerome M. Knoll was a farmer in the Town of Eau Pleine, WI. His career...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Lyle C. Molstad Beginning Dairy & Livestock Farmer Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in June of 1998 by Marie Molstad in memory of her father, Lyle C. Molstad, for students in the Wisconsin School...
This scholarship was established in June of 1998 by Marie Molstad in...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Maurice and Grace White Short Course Scholarship
Maurice “Maury” White was born on Dec. 14, 1918, on his family farm near Clam Falls, WI. He attended UW-Madison and majored in Agricultural...
Maurice “Maury” White was born on Dec. 14, 1918, on his family farm near...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Melvin & Margaret Haferbecker Scholarship
This scholarship is provided in honor of Melvin and Margaret Haferbecker. Eligibility Criteria Recipients of this scholarship must be students...
This scholarship is provided in honor of Melvin and Margaret...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Mike Cannell Beginning Dairy & Livestock Farmer Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Mike Cannell, a Richland County dairy farmer who was an early champion of grass-based dairy farming...
This scholarship was established in honor of Mike Cannell, a Richland...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Milton H. and Velma Button Beginning Dairy & Livestock Farmer Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Velma S. Button, who was born in 1899 and grew up on a dairy farm just outside of Madison. The scholarship was...
This scholarship was established by Velma S. Button, who was born in...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Myron & Anna Atwood Short Course Scholarship
This scholarship was created in honor of Myron & Anna Atwood. Eligibility Criteria Recipients of this scholarship must have a minimum GPA of 2.75...
This scholarship was created in honor of Myron & Anna...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Nellie Butt Short Course Scholarship
Mrs. Nellie M. Butt established the fund for this scholarship in October of 1956 for the purpose of supporting students in the short course of the...
Mrs. Nellie M. Butt established the fund for this scholarship in October...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Nevin Taylor Scholarship
This scholarship was created in honor of Nevin Taylor. Eligibility Criteria Recipients of this scholarship must be students participating in...
This scholarship was created in honor of Nevin Taylor. Eligibility...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Norbert Kielpinski Scholarship
This fund was established with a gift from Susan M. Crane, daughter of Mr. Kielpinski. This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Mr....
This fund was established with a gift from Susan M. Crane, daughter of...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Organic Valley WSBDF Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Organic Valley Farmer-Owned to support individuals interested in pursuing a career in organic dairy and/or...
This scholarship was established by Organic Valley Farmer-Owned to...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Otto and Gaylord Hill Family Farm & Industry Short Course Scholarship
This fund was established by Gail Hill and her husband, Jim Brown, in memory of Otto and Gaylord Hill, Gail’s grandfather and father...
This fund was established by Gail Hill and her husband, Jim Brown, in...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Ram and Jeremy Seibel Scholarship
This scholarship was created in memory of Ram and Jeremy Seibel. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to FISC students with the following preferences:...
This scholarship was created in memory of Ram and Jeremy...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Richard H. and Peggy A. Daluge Scholarship
This scholarship was created by former Farm and Industry Short Course Director, Rick Daluge and his wife, Peggy, for the purposes of supporting...
This scholarship was created by former Farm and Industry Short Course...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Robert H. Grummer Swine Education Short Course Scholarship
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020