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:


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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Tuition & Annual Stipend Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund Application
The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund was established by the Will of Dolores Zohrab Liebmann and is administered by JPMorgan, Trustee. Mrs. Liebmann...
The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund was established by the Will of Dolores...
  • Deadline: 01/14/2020
  • Award: Tuition & Annual Stipend
Deadline01/14/2020
Varies Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society
The purpose of the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society is to recognize outstanding scholarly achievement and promote diversity and...
The purpose of the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society is to...
  • Deadline: 01/27/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/27/2020
Varies Agronomy Outstanding Graduate Student Award
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to CALS graduates majoring in Agronomy. Visit college program site
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to CALS graduates majoring in Agronomy....
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Albert J. & Adelaide E. Riker Academic Merit Award
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs. Albert Joyce Riker and Adelaide E. (Evenson) Riker left the remainder of...
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs....
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Albert J. & Adelaide E. Riker Scholarship
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs. Albert Joyce Riker and Adelaide E. (Evenson) Riker left the remainder of...
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs....
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Aldo Leopold (Green Tree Garden Club) Scholarship
The Green Tree Garden Club awards this scholarship to grad students who have demonstrated talent, ability, and interest in natural resources. It is...
The Green Tree Garden Club awards this scholarship to grad students who...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Alfred J. and Marian A. Francour Great People Scholarship
Longtime Professor Alfred J. Francour never strayed far from his farming roots during his career. After receiving a bachelor’s and master’s degree...
Longtime Professor Alfred J. Francour never strayed far from his farming...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Alpha Gamma Rho Alumni Scholarship
Through the generosity of Alpha Gamma Rho alumni, this scholarship was created. Funds will support scholarships for students who are members of...
Through the generosity of Alpha Gamma Rho alumni, this scholarship was...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Alpha Helix Scholarship
The Alpha Helix Scholarship was established by friends of Professor Perry A. Frey and his wife Carolyn, for undergraduate studies in CALS. Dr....
The Alpha Helix Scholarship was established by friends of Professor...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Anna L. Rowe Scholarship
Anna L. Rowe, who was originally from Flandreau, South Dakota, got her degree in Home Economics, and taught in the field. She met her future...
Anna L. Rowe, who was originally from Flandreau, South Dakota, got her...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Association of Women in Agriculture Scholarship
The Association of Women in Agriculture (AWA) was founded in the 1974 to help its members prepare for careers in agriculture and agriculture...
The Association of Women in Agriculture (AWA) was founded in the 1974 to...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Babcock House Alumni & Friends Scholarship
Dr. Stephen M. Babcock came to the UW in 1887 and spent his entire career on campus as an agricultural chemistry professor and chief chemist of the...
Dr. Stephen M. Babcock came to the UW in 1887 and spent his entire...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Babcock House Les and Ellen Huber Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Stephen M. Babcock came to the UW in 1887 and spent his entire career on campus as an agricultural chemistry professor and chief chemist of the...
Dr. Stephen M. Babcock came to the UW in 1887 and spent his entire...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Dale Bruhn Scholarship
Dale Bruhn is an alum of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity (part of a network of...
Dale Bruhn is an alum of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
$0.00 Daryl B. Lund Graduate Fellowship Award
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Demeter Association of Women in Agriculture Scholarship
For students who are members of the Association of Women in Agriculture Organization. This scholarship is provided by the Demeter...
For students who are members of the Association of Women in Agriculture...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Dr. Leonard E. Mortenson Graduate Scholarship
Leonard E. Mortenson was an internationally renowned researcher in biochemistry, a pioneering scientist and world leader in his field. Dr....
Leonard E. Mortenson was an internationally renowned researcher in...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Dwayne Rohweder Forage Extension Fellowship
Dr. Dwayne A. Rohweder, for whom this award is named, is a highly respected Agronomist who was known for his effective communication ability and...
Dr. Dwayne A. Rohweder, for whom this award is named, is a highly...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Elsa Thomsen Demeter Academic Merit Award
Elsa Thomsen was born in Hubbell, Michigan. She was a graduate of Medford High School and Whitewater Normal School. Her husband was a professor at...
Elsa Thomsen was born in Hubbell, Michigan. She was a graduate of...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
$0.00 Eunice & Howard Ream Memorial Trust Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/03/2020
$0.00 Evelyn T. Crowe Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Ferdinand Plaenert Scholarship
Walter Plaenert spent most of his life living in the Park Street area. His father’s (Ferdinand C. Plaenert) business furnished sand to the city’s...
Walter Plaenert spent most of his life living in the Park Street area....
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Fred Helgren Academic Merit Award
Fred J. Helgren was a lifetime supporter of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He spent the majority of his college career at the University of...
Fred J. Helgren was a lifetime supporter of the University of...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Georgia M. Hellberg Scholarship
<This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Georgia M. Hellberg. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Awarded to male...
<This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Georgia M....
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Grateful Badgers Scholarship
Corey Geiger and Krista Knigge are a married couple that is vitally linked to the agricultural identity of the state of Wisconsin. Corey recieved...
Corey Geiger and Krista Knigge are a married couple that is vitally...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Gurine Gulsteen (Gjermundson) Research Fellowship
This CALS scholasrhip is provided in honor of Gurine Gulsteen. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions Eligibility Criteria Awarded to students...
This CALS scholasrhip is provided in honor of Gurine Gulsteen. FAFSA...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Jean W. Fewster Life Sciences Communication Scholarship
Dr. Jean Fewster’s education began at the University of Saskatchewan with an undergraduate degree in home economics. She relished opportunities to...
Dr. Jean Fewster’s education began at the University of Saskatchewan...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Merrill G. & Emita E. Hastings Foundation Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to female Forest and Wildlife graduate students Visit college program site
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to female Forest and Wildlife graduate...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies O.N. Allen Agronomy Graduate Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Graduate students in Agronomy. Visit college program site
Eligibility Criteria Graduate students in Agronomy. Visit college...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Robert B. Hendricks Memorial/Hardwood Manufacturers Assoc. Scholarship
The Hardwood Manufacturers Association is the only national trade organization with membership limited to hardwood sawmills and lumber...
The Hardwood Manufacturers Association is the only national trade...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies W.D. Hoard Memorial Graduate Scholarship
Widely considered the father of the Wisconsin dairy industry, William Dempster Hoard played a prominent role in the development of the School of...
Widely considered the father of the Wisconsin dairy industry, William...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies William T. Dible Terra International, Inc. Scholarship
After receiving his master’s and doctorate in soil chemistry and plant physiology from UW-Madison, William T. Dible began his career working for...
After receiving his master’s and doctorate in soil chemistry and plant...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Stuart Daily Seeds of Learning Fund
This scholarship supports a returning adult graduate student in a graduate degree program. Eligibility requirements include: Demonstrated...
This scholarship supports a returning adult graduate student in a...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/10/2020
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
$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 Bertha Shereshewsky Graduate Fellowship Fund in Business
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Carl Dietze Estate Fund for the Business School
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1964 Doctoral Student Award Fund
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Class of 1964 Doctoral Student Award Fund
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Consortium for Graduate Study Fund in Management
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Executive MBA Class of 2012 Scholarship Fund
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies John and Anne Oros Graduate Fellowship Fund
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Michael E. Lehman Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship Fund
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  • Award: Varies
Varies OTM-Graduate Scholarship Fund-Joyce Erdman-
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Rath Foundation Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship Fund in Business #3
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Raymond H. Malmquist Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship Fund in Marketing
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Richard G. Jacobus Graduate Fellowship Fund
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Robert Bruce Fellowship Fund
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Stuart Daily Seeds of Learning Fund
This scholarship supports a returning adult graduate student in a graduate degree program. Eligibility requirements include: Demonstrated...
This scholarship supports a returning adult graduate student in a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies