UW-Madison Undergraduate Scholarship for Summer Study

Need-based scholarship awarded to continuing undergraduate students (of any major) seeking financial support to take courses in the upcoming summer session at UW-Madison. Award availability and amounts are subject to vary. Typically awards range from $500-1,000. Please note that if you apply for both the Summer Finish and the Undergraduate Scholarship for Summer Study you are not able to receive both awards. If selected, you will only receive one of the awards.

Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be currently enrolled at UW-Madison pursuing an undergraduate degree
- Be in good academic standing and have a cumulative GPA which reflects academic success
- Enroll in at least one UW-Madison summer course by the deadline (to be announced in the spring)
- FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions (if you are unable to file the FAFSA there is space to note that on the application)

Freshmen, sophomores, and students taking a full summer credit load (6-9 credits) are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply
Apply for the UW-Madison Undergraduate Scholarship for Summer Study through the WiSH portal. Applications are due April 11, 2021. Some students may be eligible to receive their scholarship decision early if they submit their application by March 14, 2021.

Selection Criteria
Completed applications are evaluated by a scholarship committee using the above eligibility criteria. Successful applicants will have well written responses to the application questions.

Award Information
Award recipients will be notified by end of April.

This scholarship requires a completed FAFSA form on file with UW-Madison.

Conditions of Award
Award availability and amounts are subject to vary (typically $500-1,000). Award can only be applied to UW-Madison summer tuition & fees and may not be used at another institution.

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Award
$500-1,000
Organizations
UW-Madison Undergraduate Scholarships for Summer Study
Deadline
04/11/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Since entering college, have you previously taken courses for credit in the summer at UW-Madison or elsewhere?
  2. If you have previously taken summer courses as indicated by the above question, please indicate the semester date, classes taken, number of credits, and institution (e.g. Summer 2019, Gen&WS 103, 3 credits, UW-Madison).
  3. Please select your intended graduation term:
  4. Is participating in summer coursework at UW-Madison necessary for you to complete your undergraduate degree in four years?
  5. What courses do you intend to take at UW-Madison this summer? Please indicate the courses as well as the number of credits. For example: “Psych 202, 3 credits”.
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