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
$0.00 Alice Thorngate Scholarship
This scholarship is for first year students enrolled in the Physician Assistant Program who are a “mission match”. Students considered to be a...
This scholarship is for first year students enrolled in the Physician...
  • Deadline: 07/15/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline07/15/2020
$500 Freshman Scholar Award
This scholarship provides $500 to first-year outstanding students entering the College of Letters & Science. Student financial aid packages can be...
This scholarship provides $500 to first-year outstanding students...
  • Deadline: 07/16/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline07/16/2020
Varies Your Own Device Award (YODA)
The Wisconsin School of Business BBA Program is excited to offer the Your Own Device Award (YODA) for the 2020-2021 academic year. This selective...
The Wisconsin School of Business BBA Program is excited to offer the...
  • Deadline: 07/24/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline07/24/2020
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 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
Varies Short Course Centennial Scholarship
This Scholarship was initiated by the Dean of the Farm and Industry Short Course in 1985 with the goal of providing scholarships to worthy students...
This Scholarship was initiated by the Dean of the Farm and Industry...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Vincent E. Kivlin Short Course Scholarship
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies WALSAA Short Course Scholarship
The Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association (WALSAA) was established in 1972. WALSAA has embarked on a remarkable journey of...
The Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association (WALSAA)...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Walter W. Ruben Short Course Scholarship
Walter Ruben grew up on the family farm with his parents and eight siblings and graduated from Fountain City High School in 1925. He attended the...
Walter Ruben grew up on the family farm with his parents and eight...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Western Dairyland Short Course Scholarship
Awarded to FISC students from the counties of Buffalo, Eau Claire, Jackson, and Trempealeau.
Awarded to FISC students from the counties of Buffalo, Eau Claire,...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Wilson H. Fisher Short Course Scholarship
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Wisconsin in Washington - Poli Sci
The Department of Political Science has limited scholarship funding available for Political Science declared majors who are participating in the...
The Department of Political Science has limited scholarship funding...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation Short Course Scholarship
The Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation Short Course Scholarship was established by the Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation to provide...
The Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation Short Course Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
Varies Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation WSBDF Scholarship
Established by the Rural Opportunities Foundation to support partial tuition assistance for Wisconsin residents to attend the FISC/WSBDF classroom...
Established by the Rural Opportunities Foundation to support partial...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2020
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: 08/07/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/07/2020
Up to $500 Ernest Brown Skinner Fund for Undergraduate Travel
The Ernest Brown Skinner Fund was established June 30, 1998 in memory of Ernest Brown Skinner, Professor of Mathematics 1893-1935, with a bequest...
The Ernest Brown Skinner Fund was established June 30, 1998 in memory of...
  • Deadline: 08/07/2020
  • Award: Up to $500
Deadline08/07/2020
Varies Genevieve Brown Wright Scholarship (KNS-GD)
The Genevieve Brown Wright Scholarship was established in 1991. Ms. Wright was born in 1906 and is a 1925 graduate of the Women’s Physical...
The Genevieve Brown Wright Scholarship was established in 1991. Ms....
  • Deadline: 08/07/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/07/2020
Varies Laird W. and Joan E. Strand Accounting Scholarship - MAcc
  • Deadline: 08/07/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/07/2020
$0.00 M.B. Buchanan Scholarship in Elementary Education
Anne Buchanan received a Bachelor’s degree from the School of Education in 1962, and a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction in 1971. She spent...
Anne Buchanan received a Bachelor’s degree from the School of Education...
  • Deadline: 08/07/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline08/07/2020
$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: 09/04/2020
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline09/04/2020
$0.00 Wisconsin School of Business BBA Scholarships - Direct Admit & Pre-Business Freshmen
The information on this page is specific to High School applicants that have been admitted as first-year students to the University of...
The information on this page is specific to High School applicants that...
  • Deadline: 09/30/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline09/30/2020
Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students Russian 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: 11/15/2020
  • Award: Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students
Deadline11/15/2020
$300, $600, or $1200. Award level eligibility varies based on your demonstrated need, student status, and program. Student Research Grants Competition - Conference Presentation
This competition includes awards for graduate students travelling to present research at a conference. Conference Presentation travel occurring...
This competition includes awards for graduate students travelling to...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: $300, $600, or $1200. Award level eligibility varies based on your demonstrated need, student status, and program.
Deadline05/15/2021
$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: 05/15/2021
  • Award: $300, $600, $1200, or $1500
Deadline05/15/2021
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...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies