Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH)! Here, you can apply to and find specific information on scholarships at UW-Madison.

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. For general scholarship information, FAQs, program and contact information for your School/College, and information on external scholarships, please visit our Scholarships Page.

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.

Questions? Concerns? Feedback? Contact the WiSH Support Team

Looking for your old dashboard? If so, log in to Scholarships@UW-Madison. Please note that students will be unable to match to new scholarships, complete applications, or accept awards on your old dashboard – moving forward, all actions will take place in the new system, WiSH.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Bryan Davia Scholarship
This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students studying abroad on a UW Study Abroad Program. The Bryan Davia...
This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 09/23/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline09/23/2019
$2,000 Chou Kuo-ping Scholarship
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students studying abroad on a UW Study Abroad...
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking...
  • Deadline: 09/23/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline09/23/2019
$3,000 CIEE Open Campus Block Program Grant
UW Study Abroad and CIEE are offering $3,000-$4,000 for students who stay in one location for all three 6-week Open Campus Blocks for CIEE Berlin...
UW Study Abroad and CIEE are offering $3,000-$4,000 for students who...
  • Deadline: 09/23/2019
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline09/23/2019
Varies IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship
The IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship is for scholarships not requiring essays that are available to students planning to attend a UW Study...
The IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship is for scholarships not...
  • Deadline: 09/23/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline09/23/2019
$1,500 IAP Graduate and Professional Student Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison Graduate and Professional students studying abroad on an IAP study abroad program, in...
This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison Graduate and...
  • Deadline: 09/23/2019
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline09/23/2019
$1,250 Rothschild Study Abroad Scholarship
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is open to enrolled UW-Madison students from the greater Chicagoland area or a current recipient of one of...
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is open to enrolled UW-Madison...
  • Deadline: 09/23/2019
  • Award: $1,250
Deadline09/23/2019
$1,000-$3,000 SoE Study Abroad Scholarships
Pending anual renewal, the SoE Study Abroad Scholarships are available to UW-Madison undergraduate students pursuing degrees in the School of...
Pending anual renewal, the SoE Study Abroad Scholarships are available...
  • Deadline: 09/23/2019
  • Award: $1,000-$3,000
Deadline09/23/2019
$1,500-$4,000 Study Abroad Scholars
Discover the world…and bring the world back to Wisconsin! Study Abroad is an integral part of a UW-Madison education and can be one of the...
Discover the world…and bring the world back to Wisconsin! Study Abroad...
  • Deadline: 09/23/2019
  • Award: $1,500-$4,000
Deadline09/23/2019
Varies Wisconsin School of Business Study Abroad Scholarships
The Wisconsin School of Business is pleased to offer scholarships that broaden the student populations that participate on a business study abroad...
The Wisconsin School of Business is pleased to offer scholarships that...
  • Deadline: 09/23/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline09/23/2019
Varies The Detering Gurfield Family Scholarship
Application Deadline Friday, 27 September 2019 Eligibility Criteria The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of...
Application Deadline Friday, 27 September 2019 Eligibility Criteria The...
  • Deadline: 09/27/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline09/27/2019
Varies CALS Study Abroad Scholarships for Winter/Spring
  • Deadline: 09/28/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline09/28/2019
Varies DDEEA Global Scholars Scholarship
This scholarship is available to UW-Madison students participating in the following Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement...
This scholarship is available to UW-Madison students participating in...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/01/2019
$6,000-$12,000 Scan|Design Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship
Pending annual review, this scholarship is designed to foster Danish-American relations by providing generous financial support to degree-seeking...
Pending annual review, this scholarship is designed to foster...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2019
  • Award: $6,000-$12,000
Deadline10/01/2019
$1,500 Donald R. Peterson Scholarship
The Donald R. Peterson Scholarship honors its namesake, who was a 1955 graduate of the University of Wisconsin’s Business School and a 1958...
The Donald R. Peterson Scholarship honors its namesake, who was a 1955...
  • Deadline: 10/04/2019
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline10/04/2019
Varies FIGs Study Abroad Scholarship
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison Freshman undergraduate students who are studying abroad on a...
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking...
  • Deadline: 10/04/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/04/2019
$4,000 Gerald Konz Law Scholarship
The Gerald Konz Law Scholarship assists students who work to finance their law school education while still maintaining excellent academic...
The Gerald Konz Law Scholarship assists students who work to finance...
  • Deadline: 10/04/2019
  • Award: $4,000
Deadline10/04/2019
Varies John J. Walsh Scholarship
The John J. Walsh Scholarship was established by the family and friends of John. J. Walsh, who received his bachelor of laws degree from the...
The John J. Walsh Scholarship was established by the family and friends...
  • Deadline: 10/04/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/04/2019
$3,000 Judge Ron Albers Scholarship
The Judge Ron Albers Scholarship recognizes a student’s contribution to QLaw, as well as the LGBTQIA+ community more broadly. Judge Albers is a...
The Judge Ron Albers Scholarship recognizes a student’s contribution to...
  • Deadline: 10/04/2019
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline10/04/2019
$5,000 O.K. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship
The OK Johnson Jr. Law School Scholarship is made possible by the generosity of OK Johnson, Jr., a 1955 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law...
The OK Johnson Jr. Law School Scholarship is made possible by the...
  • Deadline: 10/04/2019
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline10/04/2019
$2,000 Scholarship for Environmental Change-Agents
The Scholarship for Environmental Change-Agents was made possible by the generosity of Kathleen M. Falk. This scholarship was created to provide...
The Scholarship for Environmental Change-Agents was made possible by the...
  • Deadline: 10/04/2019
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline10/04/2019
$575 University League Book Scholarship
The University League Book Scholarship is made possible by the University League, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting...
The University League Book Scholarship is made possible by the...
  • Deadline: 10/04/2019
  • Award: $575
Deadline10/04/2019
$2,500 Zillman Family Prize
The Zillman Family Prize was established by Donald and Linda Zillman. Donald graduated from University of Wisconsin Law School in 1969, where he...
The Zillman Family Prize was established by Donald and Linda Zillman....
  • Deadline: 10/04/2019
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline10/04/2019
up to $1000 Arlene Davenport Award
The Arlene Davenport Award provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to a Psychology undergraduate student with a career interest in...
The Arlene Davenport Award provides a one-time award (amount subject to...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2019
  • Award: up to $1000
Deadline10/15/2019
up to $1000 Undergraduate Thesis Award
The Undergraduate Thesis Award provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to an undergraduate Psychology student to support completion...
The Undergraduate Thesis Award provides a one-time award (amount subject...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2019
  • Award: up to $1000
Deadline10/15/2019
up to $1000 Undergraduate Travel Award - Fall
The Undergraduate Travel Award provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to an undergraduate Psychology student to support student...
The Undergraduate Travel Award provides a one-time award (amount subject...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2019
  • Award: up to $1000
Deadline10/15/2019
~$5000, amount depends on funds available annually and number of awards. Promega International Scientific Internship Scholarship
Provided through a grant from Promega Corporation, this scholarship supports undergraduate students undertaking an international internship aimed...
Provided through a grant from Promega Corporation, this scholarship...
  • Deadline: 10/21/2019
  • Award: ~$5000, amount depends on funds available annually and number of awards.
Deadline10/21/2019
Up to $2,300 Tommy G. Thompson Leadership Scholarship
The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership offers one scholarship award of $2,300 to one student per academic year. Scholarships are...
The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership offers one scholarship...
  • Deadline: 10/21/2019
  • Award: Up to $2,300
Deadline10/21/2019
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: 10/21/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/21/2019
$1,500-$2,500 Trewartha Senior Honors Thesis Research Award
Student must be either Honors in the Major in Letters & Science, Honors in the Liberal Arts, or Comprehensive Honors. Student must also be enrolled...
Student must be either Honors in the Major in Letters & Science, Honors...
  • Deadline: 10/23/2019
  • Award: $1,500-$2,500
Deadline10/23/2019
Varies Community Environmental Scholars Program application
The Nelson Institute Community Environmental Scholars Program (CESP) is designed for students who want to link their passion for the environment...
The Nelson Institute Community Environmental Scholars Program (CESP) is...
  • Deadline: 10/25/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/25/2019
Minimum $500 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: 11/01/2019
  • Award: Minimum $500
Deadline11/01/2019
Up to $5,000 Deborah A. Hobbins Graduate Student Award in Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice
The Center for Research on Gender and Women offers a competitive award to support research and/or advocacy pertaining to reproductive health,...
The Center for Research on Gender and Women offers a competitive award...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2019
  • Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline11/01/2019
Up to $1,000 Hyde Dissertation Research Award
The Center for Research on Gender and Women offers a competitive award to support social science dissertation research on gender or women’s studies...
The Center for Research on Gender and Women offers a competitive award...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2019
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline11/01/2019
$400 Mary Washburn Willets Award for Excellence in the Social Sciences
This award recognizes an outstanding Ph.D. student in the social sciences working in the area of gender/women’s studies. It is named in honor of...
This award recognizes an outstanding Ph.D. student in the social...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2019
  • Award: $400
Deadline11/01/2019
Varies Worcester/Whatley/Leavitt Scholarship
The Worcester/Whatley/Leavitt Award is given to a graduate student at UW-Madison, with preference to graduate students in the Department of Gender...
The Worcester/Whatley/Leavitt Award is given to a graduate student at...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/01/2019
Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students Korean Flagship Program
THIS IS AN APPLICATION TO AN ACADEMIC, NON-DEGREE PROGRAM FOR UW-MADISON UNDERGRADUATES. THIS IS NOT A SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION. The University of...
THIS IS AN APPLICATION TO AN ACADEMIC, NON-DEGREE PROGRAM FOR UW-MADISON...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2019
  • Award: Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students
Deadline11/15/2019
Varies King-Morgridge Scholars Program
The King-Morgridge Scholars Program is an exceptional opportunity for enterprising, creative, dedicated young adults committed to applying their...
The King-Morgridge Scholars Program is an exceptional opportunity for...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/15/2020
Varies Harriet & Sandra Rosenbaum Scholarship Full-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: 01/16/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/16/2020
$3,000 Charles G. Meyer Undergraduate Study Abroad Travel Award
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support to undergraduate students in the Nelson Institute who are participating...
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline02/28/2020
$3,000 James A. Schleif and William H. Morley Undergraduate Study Abroad Travel Award
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support to undergraduate students in the Nelson Institute who are participating...
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline02/28/2020
from $500 to full tuition The Lapinski Scholarship
Mrs. Leona Lapinski Leute has generously endowed a scholarship honoring her parents, Michael and Emily Lapinski, for students in the UW-Madison...
Mrs. Leona Lapinski Leute has generously endowed a scholarship honoring...
  • Deadline: 03/03/2020
  • Award: from $500 to full tuition
Deadline03/03/2020
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
$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
$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 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
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