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
Varies Ada Holt Lorenz Award
Dr. William F. Lorenz, a UW professor of neuropsychiatry, was the first director of the Wisconsin Psychiatric Institute in Mendota State Hospital....
Dr. William F. Lorenz, a UW professor of neuropsychiatry, was the first...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Al Schultz Dairy Science Scholarship
  • 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 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 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 Beulah Dahle Scholarship
In her day, Beulah Dahle was known on campus as the “dean” of food service in the UW residence halls. Working closely with UW chef, Carson Gulley,...
In her day, Beulah Dahle was known on campus as the “dean” of food...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Bill Reese Dairy, Deli & Bakery Study Grant
For nearly 20 years, Bill Reese served as Director of Market Development in the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection....
For nearly 20 years, Bill Reese served as Director of Market Development...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Bradford Richmond Award
Bradford Richmond was a prominent third generation farmer in the town of York in the late 1800s. The family operated 273 acres that devotes...
Bradford Richmond was a prominent third generation farmer in the town of...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Burdean Struckmeyer Scholarship
A Madison area native, who obtained her PhD. in Botany-Horticulture, Burdean Struckmeyer, spent her entire career in the UW Department of...
A Madison area native, who obtained her PhD. in Botany-Horticulture,...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies CALS Board of Visitors Wisconsin Rural Youth Scholarship
The Board of Visitors for the UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is an outside advisory group to the Dean of the College....
The Board of Visitors for the UW-Madison College of Agricultural and...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies CALS Centennial Academic Merit Award
This CALS scholarship fund was established in 1990 in honor of the College Centennial. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to CALS undergraduate students....
This CALS scholarship fund was established in 1990 in honor of the...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Carl W. Schaefer Scholarship
This CALS Scholarship was provided in honor of C. W. Schaefer. Eligibility Criteria Students majoring in Entomology. Visit college program site
This CALS Scholarship was provided in honor of C. W....
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Carleton A. Friday Scholarship
The scholarship was initiated by the Friday Foundation to honor the memory of Carleton A. Friday, former President of the Friday Canning...
The scholarship was initiated by the Friday Foundation to honor the...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Carol Hendricks Dairy Science Legacy Scholarship
Carol J. Hendricks (MS Education 1953, BS Mathematics 1950) was inspired to establish a fund in Dairy Science after a visit to UW-Madison and...
Carol J. Hendricks (MS Education 1953, BS Mathematics 1950) was inspired...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Charles Eckburg Memorial Freshman Award
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports UW students preparing for careers in the dairy Industry. Eligibility Criteria Students preparing...
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports UW students preparing...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
$0.00 Charles L. Ream Memorial Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Chiquita Brands Fritz Friday Food Science Scholarship
In 1998 Chiquita Brands established this scholarship for the purpose of paying tribute to the life, work, and contributions of Fritz Friday – a...
In 1998 Chiquita Brands established this scholarship for the purpose of...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Chris L. Christensen CALS Scholarship
This scholarship has been provided in honor of Chris L. Christensen. Originally from Minden Nebraska, Chris is a graduate of the University of...
This scholarship has been provided in honor of Chris L. Christensen....
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Comstock Scholarship
William Comstock was born in Iowa, but spent most of his life in Portage, Wisconsin. He was the owner of the Portage Daily Register, and an avid...
William Comstock was born in Iowa, but spent most of his life in...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
$0.00 Cora I. Jayne Academic Merit Award
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Dairy Science Department Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided by the Dairy Science Department. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to CALS undergraduate students majoring in Dairy...
This CALS scholarship is provided by the Dairy Science...
  • 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
Varies David Connor Forestry Internship Award
David Connor earned a BS in Agricultural Economics in 1966 from UW-Madison, and was the executive vice president of Connor Forest Industries and...
David Connor earned a BS in Agricultural Economics in 1966 from...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies David Curwen Student Enhancement Scholarship
Dr. David Curwen joined the UW Department of Horticulture in 1963 after earning his Ph.D at Penn State. Some of his many accomplishments while on...
Dr. David Curwen joined the UW Department of Horticulture in 1963 after...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Delta Theta Sigma Robert R. Spitzer Memorial Scholarship
Delta Theta Sigma is based on the ideals of pursuing excellence in scholarship, fostering the spirit of brotherhood, ensuring social and cultural...
Delta Theta Sigma is based on the ideals of pursuing excellence in...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Demeter Academic Merit Award/Daisy Pound
Glenn Pound, the Emeritus Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, established this scholarship in memory of his wife, Daisy Cole...
Glenn Pound, the Emeritus Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
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 Demeter Diversity Scholarship
The Daughters of Demeter was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the faculty of the College of Agriculture. Greek mythology provided the name of...
The Daughters of Demeter was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Dick J. & Grace B. Stith Scholarship
In memory of her husband, Dick J. Stith, an emeritus professor in the Biological Systems Engineering department at the University of...
In memory of her husband, Dick J. Stith, an emeritus professor in the...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Diercks Family Wisconsin Rural Youth Scholarship
The name “Diercks” is synonymous with leadership in the Wisconsin potato industry. Now under the leadership of its fourth generation the Dierck’s...
The name “Diercks” is synonymous with leadership in the Wisconsin potato...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Donald & Nancy Field Natural Resources Scholarship
This scholarship recognizes and pays tribute to the lifework and legacy of Donald R. Field, who was a graduate of the College and was an Associate...
This scholarship recognizes and pays tribute to the lifework and legacy...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Dr. William P. & Mrs. Luella S. Mortenson Scholarship
Dr. William P. Mortenson and Mrs. Luella S. Mortenson, both distinguished UW-Madison instructors, had long and respective careers in their...
Dr. William P. Mortenson and Mrs. Luella S. Mortenson, both...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Edna F. & Walter E. Schmidt New Freshman Academic Merit Award
Betty was born on Dec. 6, 1917, in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the beloved daughter of Edna Elizabeth Frautschi and Walter Emil Schmidt. She was a...
Betty was born on Dec. 6, 1917, in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
$0.00 Ellward H. Wolff Memorial (Wisconsin Turkey Federation) Scholarship
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Elmer Ebling Degree Student Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Elmer Ebling. Eligibility Criteria Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS. Preference is given to...
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Elmer Ebling. Eligibility...
  • 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
Varies Ervin W. Schroeder Biological Systems Engineering Scholarship
Ervin W. Schroeder was born on September 25th, 1908, in Fort Atkinson, WI. He received B.S. degrees in agriculture and in mechanical engineering...
Ervin W. Schroeder was born on September 25th, 1908, in Fort Atkinson,...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Esther I. Ihlenfeldt Memorial Scholarship
This fund was established by Judge Dale E. Ihlenfeldt in memory of his mother, Mrs. Esther Irene Ihlenfeldt. She was born on July 16th, 1894. She...
This fund was established by Judge Dale E. Ihlenfeldt in memory of his...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Eunice & Howard Ream Memorial Foundation Scholarship
The Ream Family established this scholarship fund to support students majoring in agronomy or plant breeding and genetics. Howard Ream was a...
The Ream Family established this scholarship fund to support students...
  • 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 Gary and Barbara Krutz Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established by Dr Gary Krutz ’67, ’69 MS and Barbara Krutz ’67. Gary majored in Mechanical Engineering and Biological Systems...
This scholarship was established by Dr Gary Krutz ’67, ’69 MS and...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Gavin & Mary Weis Research Scholarship
The Gavin and Mary Weis Research and Scholarship Fund was established with memorial gifts to recognize the accomplishments and character of...
The Gavin and Mary Weis Research and Scholarship Fund was established...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020