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, scholarship cycle timelines, 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, explore applying for scholarships as soon as you apply to the University by using your UW-Madison NetID and password. Applications for incoming undergraduate students typically open in October-November and have deadlines in early February, so don’t wait until you know your admission status to apply! Many UW-Madison scholarships consider students for awards using a holistic framework that may include, but is not limited to, academic achievement, potential contributions, service and leadership, and financial need. To search for undergraduate scholarships, please use these saved searches:


Common Searches


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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Agronomy Outstanding Graduate Student Award
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to CALS graduates majoring in Agronomy....
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Albert J. & Adelaide E. Riker Academic Merit Award
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs....
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Albert J. & Adelaide E. Riker Scholarship
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs....
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Aldo Leopold (Green Tree Garden Club) Scholarship
The Green Tree Garden Club awards this scholarship to grad students who...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Alfred & Isabella Galpin Scholarship
Alfred was a brilliant academic in literature and musical composition in...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Chiquita Brands Fritz Friday Food Science Scholarship
In 1998 Chiquita Brands established this scholarship for the purpose of...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Daryl B. Lund Graduate Fellowship Award
After earning his Ph.D in food science and chemical engineering 1968,...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dennis R. Buege Meat Science Endowed Student Assistance Scholarship
To recognize Dr. Dennis Buege’s long and distinguished career in Meat...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dr. Leonard E. Mortenson Graduate Scholarship
Leonard E. Mortenson was an internationally renowned researcher in...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dwayne Rohweder Forage Extension Fellowship
Dr. Dwayne A. Rohweder, for whom this award is named, is a highly...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Elsa Thomsen Demeter Academic Merit Award
Elsa Thomsen was born in Hubbell, Michigan. She was a graduate of...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Eunice & Howard Ream Memorial Foundation Scholarship
The Ream Family established this scholarship fund to support students...
Deadline02/01/2022
varies Eunice & Howard Ream Memorial Trust Scholarship
The Ream Family established this scholarship fund to support students...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Gurine Gulsteen (Gjermundson) Research Fellowship
This CALS scholasrhip is provided in honor of Gurine Gulsteen. FAFSA...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Ham Bruhn Biological Systems Engineering Scholarship
Hjalmar (Ham) Bruhn, during his 44-year career at UW-Madison, work...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Helen Miller Forestry Scholarship
The Helen H. Miller Forestry Scholarship was established through the...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Jean W. Fewster Life Sciences Communication Scholarship
Dr. Jean Fewster’s education began at the University of Saskatchewan...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Mary Heisdorf Scholarship
The Mary G. Heisdorf Memorial Scholarship established by Arthur J....
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Maurice & Grace White Life Sciences Communication Scholarship
Maurice “Maury” White was born on Dec. 14, 1918, on his family farm near...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Merrill G. & Emita E. Hastings Foundation Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to female Forest and Wildlife graduate...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Mitsuko Inano Kellam Scholarship
Mitsuko Inano Kellam was born in Japan and left her village not long...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Neal & Darlyne Jorgensen Dairy Science Award
Emeritus Dean Neal Jorgensen has a long history with the College of...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Nellie McCannon Life Sciences Communication Scholarship
Nellie attended Iowa State College, where, in 1939, she earned a BS in...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Norman F. Olson Cheese Research Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1996 by The Wisconsin Cheese Makers...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Norman F. Olson Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2006 by the family of Dr. Norman F....
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies O.N. Allen Agronomy Graduate Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Graduate students in Agronomy. Visit college...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Richard D. Powell Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Professor Richard D....
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Robert B. Hendricks Memorial/Hardwood Manufacturers Assoc. Scholarship
The Hardwood Manufacturers Association is the only national trade...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Royce Bringhurst Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship memorializes Royce Bringhurst’s distinguished career as...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Ruffed Grouse Society - John Michael Dew Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2000 by Thomas Dew of Elgin,...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Ruth & Carl Miller Academic Merit Award
This Fund was established with gifts from Mrs. Ruth Miller in memory of...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Terry Amundson Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Terry E. Amundson, Wisconsin Wildlife Disease Specialist, died in...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Vera and Donald Wallach Scholarship
Out of passion for the environment, with a special emphasis upon the...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies W.D. Hoard Memorial Graduate Scholarship
Widely considered the father of the Wisconsin dairy industry, William...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies William T. Dible Terra International, Inc. Scholarship
After receiving his master’s and doctorate in soil chemistry and plant...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Stuart Daily Seeds of Learning Fund
This scholarship supports a returning adult graduate student in a...
Deadline02/10/2022
Varies Kinesiology Graduate Scholarship Application
Graduate Kinesiology Scholarship Application
Deadline02/15/2022
Varies Rehabilitation Psychology Graduate Scholarship Application
Rehabilitation Psychology Graduate Scholarship Application: Completion...
Deadline02/15/2022
Varies Occupational Therapy Scholarship Application
Occupational Therapy Scholarship Application
Deadline02/28/2022
Varies Carl Dietze Estate Fund for the Business School
Full-Time MBA Merit aid is available to domestic and international...
Deadline05/20/2022
Varies Michael E. Lehman Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship Fund
Full-Time MBA Merit aid is available to domestic and international...
Deadline05/20/2022
$600 or $1200 Student Research Grants Competition - Conference Presentation
This competition includes awards for graduate students travelling to...
Deadline06/30/2022
$1500 Student Research Grants Competition - Research Travel
This competition includes awards for international and domestic travel...
Deadline06/30/2022
Varies Wisconsin Act 262 Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Scholarship
FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions
Varies Graduate Student Peer Mentor Award
The Graduate Student Peer Mentor Awards recognize graduate students who...
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Varies French Graduate Scholarships
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and...
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Varies Italian Graduate Scholarships
The French and Italian Department strives to provide consistent and...
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Varies Professional French Masters Program Scholarships
Scholarships and awards available to graduate students enrolled in the...
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Varies Albert R. Erwin, Jr. - Casey M. Durandet Grad Student Fund
The Donor wishes to support graduate students studying experimental high...
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Varies Allan M. and Arline B. Paul Graduate Scholarship
For Graduate Student Scholarships in memory of Walter Max Borer, MS...
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