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 Ada Holt Lorenz Award
Dr. William F. Lorenz, a UW professor of neuropsychiatry, was the first...
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 Alfred J. and Marian A. Francour Great People Scholarship
Longtime Professor Alfred J. Francour never strayed far from his farming...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Alpha Helix Scholarship
The Alpha Helix Scholarship was established by friends of Professor...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Beulah Dahle Scholarship
In her day, Beulah Dahle was known on campus as the “dean” of food...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Bill Reese Dairy, Deli & Bakery Study Grant
For nearly 20 years, Bill Reese served as Director of Market Development...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Bradford Richmond Award
Bradford Richmond was a prominent third generation farmer in the town of...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Burdean Struckmeyer Scholarship
A Madison area native, who obtained her PhD. in Botany-Horticulture,...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies CALS Board of Visitors Wisconsin Rural Youth Scholarship
The Board of Visitors for the UW-Madison College of Agricultural and...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies CALS Centennial Academic Merit Award
This CALS scholarship fund was established in 1990 in honor of the...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Carl W. Schaefer Scholarship
This CALS Scholarship was provided in honor of C. W....
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Carol Hendricks Dairy Science Legacy Scholarship
Carol J. Hendricks (MS Education 1953, BS Mathematics 1950) was inspired...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Charles Eckburg Memorial Freshman Award
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports UW students preparing...
Deadline02/01/2022
varies Charles L. Ream Memorial Scholarship
Charles L. Ream graduated with an M.S. in Soil Science from the...
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 Chris L. Christensen CALS Scholarship
This scholarship has been provided in honor of Chris L. Christensen....
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Comstock Scholarship
William Comstock was born in Iowa, but spent most of his life in...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Cora I. Jayne Academic Merit Award
According to the will of Dr. Calvin K. Jayne, a physician in Dane...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dairy Science Department Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided by the Dairy Science...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies David Curwen Student Enhancement Scholarship
Dr. David Curwen joined the UW Department of Horticulture in 1963 after...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Demeter Academic Merit Award/Daisy Pound
Glenn Pound, the Emeritus Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dick J. & Grace B. Stith Scholarship
In memory of her husband, Dick J. Stith, an emeritus professor in the...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Diercks Family Wisconsin Rural Youth Scholarship
The name “Diercks” is synonymous with leadership in the Wisconsin potato...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Donald & Nancy Field Natural Resources Scholarship
This scholarship recognizes and pays tribute to the lifework and legacy...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dr. William P. & Mrs. Luella S. Mortenson Scholarship
Dr. William P. Mortenson and Mrs. Luella S. Mortenson, both...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Edna F. & Walter E. Schmidt New Freshman Academic Merit Award
Betty was born on Dec. 6, 1917, in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Ellward H. Wolff Memorial (Wisconsin Turkey Federation) Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is given in honor of Ellward H. Wolff. Wolff was a...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Elmer Ebling Degree Student Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Elmer Ebling. Eligibility...
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 Ervin W. Schroeder Biological Systems Engineering Scholarship
Ervin W. Schroeder was born on September 25th, 1908, in Fort Atkinson,...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Esther I. Ihlenfeldt Memorial Scholarship
This fund was established by Judge Dale E. Ihlenfeldt in memory of his...
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 Evelyn T. Crowe Scholarship
Evelyn T Crowe was an undergraduate in CALS who majored in Rural...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Ferdinand Plaenert Scholarship
Walter Plaenert spent most of his life living in the Park Street area....
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Fred Helgren Academic Merit Award
Fred J. Helgren was a lifetime supporter of the University of...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Gary and Barbara Krutz Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established by Dr Gary Krutz ’67, ’69 MS and...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Gavin & Mary Weis Research Scholarship
The Gavin and Mary Weis Research and Scholarship Fund was established...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies George W. & Dorothy D. Sledge Quality Education Scholarship
Dr. George W. Sledge, who served 39 years on the faculty and 28 years as...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Georgia M. Hellberg Scholarship
<This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Georgia M....
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Helen Browne Hobart Memorial Scholarship
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Helen Browne...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Helgren Family Wisconsin Rural Youth Scholarship
Fred J. Helgren was a lifetime supporter of the University of...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Jerome & Susan Krofta Wisconsin Rural Youth Scholarship
Jerry and Susan Krofta met in Madison while he was a student at the...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Leo M. Walsh Academic Merit Award
Dr. Leo M. Walsh was born and raised on a grain and livestock farm near...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Lommen Family Courtesy Corp McDonald's Agriculture Scholarship
Rick Lommen ’87 and Wendy Lommen ’87 work with McDonald’s Courtesy...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Olaf Larson Wisconsin Rural Youth Scholarship
The Olaf F. Larson Wisconsin Rural Youth Scholarship was established by...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Otto & Gaylord Hill Family Dairy Science Legacy Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2013 by Gail Hill and her husband,...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Robert H. & Willa Meier Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Robert H. and Willa Meier. Robert...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Robert H. Grummer Swine Education Scholarship
Dr. Robert H. Grummer is emeritus professor of the the Meat and Animal...
Deadline02/01/2022