The Baensch Prize is awarded for the best essay on Wisconsin history. Projects considered need not deal with Wisconsin exclusively,
but the subject must clearly center on the history of the territory and/or state.
How to Apply
Visit to the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH) to apply for Department of History scholarships by logging in to your
WiSH dashboard or by using the Sign In button in the top-right corner of your screen.
Conditions of Award
Applicants must be history majors. Their applications must include an essay with a focus on Wisconsin History, be at least 10-15 pages
in length, and be written for a history course.