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
Varies Joseph and Sharon Darcey Dairy Science Legacy Scholarship
Joseph BS ’49 and Sharon Darcey are invested in Wisconsin and their local community in Watertown. Mr. Darcey graduated with a Dairy Science degree...
Joseph BS ’49 and Sharon Darcey are invested in Wisconsin and their...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Kansas City Chapter Scholarship
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters throughout the United States and around the world.  Many chapters have active...
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Karen Spector Memorial Scholarship
About the Donor This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Karen Spector. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to junior or senior students in CALS...
About the Donor This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Karen...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Karl and Ruth Drye Family Scholarship
Karl Drye graduated with a BS in Meat & Animal Science in 1966, and then earned a MS in Food Science in 1966. His wife, Ruth, graduated with BS in...
Karl Drye graduated with a BS in Meat & Animal Science in 1966, and then...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Kathleen E. McCarthy Dietetics Scholarship
The Kathleen E. McCarthy Dietetics Scholarship was established by Kathleen E. McCarthy who received her BS in Dietetics from Madison in...
The Kathleen E. McCarthy Dietetics Scholarship was established by...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Kenneth G. Weckel Wisconsin Food Products Scholarship
Founded in 1905, the Midwest Food Products Association (formerly the Midwest Food Processors Association) is a trade association representing...
Founded in 1905, the Midwest Food Products Association (formerly the...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Kirk & Adele Hatch Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Kirk and Adele Hatch. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS interested in...
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Kirk and Adele...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Kitty Clark Cole Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Kathryn “Kitty” Cole ’76. Kitty majored in Dietetics and currently is a Marketing Director at All Season Runner...
This scholarship was established by Kathryn “Kitty” Cole ’76. Kitty...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Kopplin Vaughn Memorial Scholarship
About the Donor Laura Kopplin earned a BS in Biochemistry and Genetics in 2004 from UW-Madison and then earned a medical degree and doctorate in...
About the Donor Laura Kopplin earned a BS in Biochemistry and Genetics...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies L.H. "Bud" and Elmira Schultz Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Loris H. “Bud” Schultz. Bud was a member of the faculty in the Department of Dairy Sciences for...
This scholarship was established in memory of Loris H. “Bud” Schultz....
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Lakeland Chapter Scholarship
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters throughout the United States and around the world.  Many chapters have active...
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Larry D. Satter Association of Women in Agriculture Scholarship
Larry D. Satter joined the UW-Madison in 1960 as a graduate student in dairy science. He received PhDs biochemistry and dairy science, and joined...
Larry D. Satter joined the UW-Madison in 1960 as a graduate student in...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Larry D. Satter Dairy Science Scholarship
Larry D. Satter joined the UW-Madison in 1960 as a graduate student in dairy science. He received PhDs biochemistry and dairy science, and joined...
Larry D. Satter joined the UW-Madison in 1960 as a graduate student in...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Las Vegas Chapter Scholarship
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters throughout the United States and around the world.  Many chapters have active...
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Laurence F. Graber Foundation Scholarship
The Laurence F. Graber Foundation Scholarship is awarded to senior students majoring Agronomy. The recipient is selected based upon financial need,...
The Laurence F. Graber Foundation Scholarship is awarded to senior...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Laurence F. Graber Trust Scholarship
The Laurence F. Graber Scholarship is awarded to senior students majoring in Agronomy. The recipient is selected based upon financial need,...
The Laurence F. Graber Scholarship is awarded to senior students...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Laurence N. & Anella W. Dexter Scholarship
Anella Wieben graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1922 with a BS in Chemistry. She then received a MS in Chemistry from Northwestern...
Anella Wieben graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1922 with a...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Laverne and Betty Forest Scholarship
Laverne Forest was a member of the CALS faculty for 24 years; prior to that appointment, he served as a county extension agent in Washington and...
Laverne Forest was a member of the CALS faculty for 24 years; prior to...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Lawrence M. Weyker Career Development Scholarship
The Lawrence M. Weyker Career Development Fund was established from the estate of Lawrence Weyker (MS, Soil Science, 1929; BS, Soil Science,...
The Lawrence M. Weyker Career Development Fund was established from the...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Leo M. Walsh Academic Merit Award
Dr. Leo M. Walsh was born and raised on a grain and livestock farm near Fort Dodge, Iowa. He graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. in...
Dr. Leo M. Walsh was born and raised on a grain and livestock farm near...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
varies Lloyd & Genevieve Bostian Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Lommen Family Courtesy Corp McDonald's Agriculture Scholarship
Rick Lommen ’87 and Wendy Lommen ’87 work with McDonald’s Courtesy Corporation. Rick majored in Business and Wendy majored in Food Chemistry. Rick...
Rick Lommen ’87 and Wendy Lommen ’87 work with McDonald’s Courtesy...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Los Angeles Chapter Scholarship
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters throughout the United States and around the world.  Many chapters have active...
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Louise Roeck Holz Scholarship
The son of German immigrants, Earl K. Holz (1930-2011) was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After graduating in 1952 from the University...
The son of German immigrants, Earl K. Holz (1930-2011) was born and...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Lynndon & Norma Brooks Scholarship
This scholarship was created by the late Lynndon Brooks ’48, ’49, ’58 MS and Norma Brooks ‘49. Both Dr. and Mrs. Brooks are graduates of...
This scholarship was created by the late Lynndon Brooks ’48, ’49, ’58 MS...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies M.L. Sunde Scholarship
Milt Sunde was born on the family farm near Brookings, South Dakota. He enlisted as a Private in the Infantry at Fort Snelling, Minn., in 1943. He...
Milt Sunde was born on the family farm near Brookings, South Dakota. He...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
varies Madison West Kiwanis - Dickson Scholarship
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Awarded to CALS undergraduate students who are Wisconsin residents and majoring in...
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Awarded...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Manitowoc County Farm Progress Days Donald R. Peterson Scholarship
Dr. Donald R. Peterson was an Emeritus Professor of Agronomy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and leader in the Extension program. Donald...
Dr. Donald R. Peterson was an Emeritus Professor of Agronomy at the...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Manitowoc County UW Agriculture Alumni Association Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided by Manitowoc County UW Agriculture Alumni Association. Eligibility Criteria Students enrolled in any CALS...
This CALS scholarship is provided by Manitowoc County UW Agriculture...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Marshfield Chapter Scholarship
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters throughout the United States and around the world.  Many chapters have active...
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Martin (Kunu) H. Lowe Scholarship
Martin (Kunu) H. Lowe was born in 1975 in Madison to Truman and Nancy Lowe. His Ho-Chunk name means first born son. He attended the University of...
Martin (Kunu) H. Lowe was born in 1975 in Madison to Truman and Nancy...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Martin A. Abrahamsen Undergraduate Scholarship
Mary Shimabukuro created the Martin Abrahamsen Scholarship in honor of her late father. Martin received his MA in 1933 and a Ph.D. in 1940, both in...
Mary Shimabukuro created the Martin Abrahamsen Scholarship in honor of...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Mary Heisdorf Scholarship
The Mary G. Heisdorf Memorial Scholarship established by Arthur J. Heisdorf in memory of his first wife Mary G. Heisdorf. Mary was co-founder of...
The Mary G. Heisdorf Memorial Scholarship established by Arthur J....
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Maurice & Grace White Life Sciences Communication 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: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Merrill G. & Emita E. Hastings Foundation Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to female Forest and Wildlife graduate students Visit college program site
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to female Forest and Wildlife graduate...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Michael C. Spitzbarth Memorial Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Michael C. Spitzbarth. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to junior or senior students in CALS. Preference...
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Michael C....
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies MIle High Chapter Scholarship
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters throughout the United States and around the world.  Many chapters have active...
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Milwaukee Chapter Scholarship
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters throughout the United States and around the world.  Many chapters have active...
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Mitsuko Inano Kellam Scholarship
Mitsuko Inano Kellam was born in Japan and left her village not long after WWII was over. She originally settled in the San Francisco area, but...
Mitsuko Inano Kellam was born in Japan and left her village not long...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Motor City Badgers Chapter Scholarship
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters throughout the United States and around the world.  Many chapters have active...
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Neal & Darlyne Jorgensen Dairy Science Award
Emeritus Dean Neal Jorgensen has a long history with the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. He grew up on a dairy farm in Luck, Wisconsin...
Emeritus Dean Neal Jorgensen has a long history with the College of...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Nellie McCannon Life Sciences Communication Scholarship
Nellie attended Iowa State College, where, in 1939, she earned a BS in Home Economics with a major in household equipment. After working for...
Nellie attended Iowa State College, where, in 1939, she earned a BS in...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Netzer-Brouchoud Scholarship
The Netzer-Brouchoud scholarship was established with gifts from Lanore A. Netzer ‘51 and her husband Glen G. Eye in honor of Lanore’s father,...
The Netzer-Brouchoud scholarship was established with gifts from Lanore...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Norman F. Olson Cheese Research Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1996 by The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association in honor of Dr. Norman F. Olson. Norman was born in 1931 in...
This scholarship was established in 1996 by The Wisconsin Cheese Makers...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Norman F. Olson Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2006 by the family of Dr. Norman F. Olson. Norman was born in 1931 in Edmund, Wisconsin. He received his B.S....
This scholarship was established in 2006 by the family of Dr. Norman F....
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Nutriad Inc. Scholarship in Recognition of Jose Luis Laparra
The Dairy Science Department provides scholarships to students majoring in Dairy Science. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to CALS undergraduates...
The Dairy Science Department provides scholarships to students majoring...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies O.N. Allen Agronomy Graduate Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Graduate students in Agronomy. Visit college program site
Eligibility Criteria Graduate students in Agronomy. Visit college...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies O.R. Zeasman Memorial Award
The O. R. and Gladys Zeasman Soil Sciences Fund was established by Gladys Zeasman (BS Home Economics 1916) in memory of her husband Otto Zeasman...
The O. R. and Gladys Zeasman Soil Sciences Fund was established by...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Olaf Larson Wisconsin Rural Youth Scholarship
The Olaf F. Larson Wisconsin Rural Youth Scholarship was established by Olaf Larson. He grew up on a farm in Edgerton, WI. Dr. Larson earned a B.S....
The Olaf F. Larson Wisconsin Rural Youth Scholarship was established by...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Orange County Chapter Scholarship
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters throughout the United States and around the world.  Many chapters have active...
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has more than 100 alumni chapters...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020