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:


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Opportunities Table
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Varies Luke Bryan Farm Tour Agriculture Scholarship
In coming from a farm family and in recognition of the hard work that goes into the farming profession, Luke Bryan created this scholarship to...
In coming from a farm family and in recognition of the hard work that...
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Varies CALS Research Award
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Varies Abagail Catania AAE/ABM Diversity Scholarship
After much thought and reflection on her experience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a mixed, black woman in agriculture, Abagail decided...
After much thought and reflection on her experience at the University of...
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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...
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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....
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Varies Al Schultz Dairy Science Scholarship
Dr. Al Schultz received his college degrees (BS, MS, and PhD) in Dairy Science from UW-Madison. He spent his entire 40 year career at Vita Plus...
Dr. Al Schultz received his college degrees (BS, MS, and PhD) in Dairy...
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Varies Albert A. Ebling Memorial Scholarship (CALS)
Walter H. Ebling began a 33 year career at the Wisconsin crop and livestock reporting service and went on to be named agricultural statistician in...
Walter H. Ebling began a 33 year career at the Wisconsin crop and...
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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....
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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....
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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...
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Varies Alfred & Isabella Galpin Scholarship
Alfred was a brilliant academic in literature and musical composition in the early-mid 1900s, with his work still held by the Wisconsin Historical...
Alfred was a brilliant academic in literature and musical composition in...
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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...
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varies Allan & Joyce Bringe Dairy Science Scholarship
Allan is a graduate of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, as well as an emeritus professor. Joyce is a member of the Demeter...
Allan is a graduate of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, as...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Varies Anton G. "Tony" Sendelbach Scholarship
After earning his doctorate, Dr. Anton Sendelbach joined the faculty, and spent his entire career in the UW Dairy Science Department. He is...
After earning his doctorate, Dr. Anton Sendelbach joined the faculty,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Varies Badger Flyers Scholarship
Badger Flyers, Inc. was an organization made up of companies that sold supplies to the dairy and ice cream manufacturers – including Wisconsin...
Badger Flyers, Inc. was an organization made up of companies that sold...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Varies Bruce and Ruth Marion Scholarship
Bruce W. Marion is an emeritus professor in the Agricultural and Applied Economics (AAE) department in the College of Agricultural and Life...
Bruce W. Marion is an emeritus professor in the Agricultural and Applied...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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$0.00 CALS Coryell Scholarship
Mary Ellen Coryell, a Wisconsin native, served in the Army as a typist for US Army Intelligence in Austria. Following her Army stint, Ms. Coryell...
Mary Ellen Coryell, a Wisconsin native, served in the Army as a typist...
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Varies Cargill Diversity Scholarship
Started in 1865 by W.W. Cargill’s first grain storage facility, Cargill has grown into a leader in providing food, agricultural, risk management,...
Started in 1865 by W.W. Cargill’s first grain storage facility, Cargill...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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Varies Carole Walsh Demeter Scholarship
Carole J. Walsh was a long-time member of the Daughters of Demeter, an organization that provides scholarships and sponsors events in support of...
Carole J. Walsh was a long-time member of the Daughters of Demeter, an...
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Varies Carolyn A. Craig Scholarship
Carolyn A. Craig ’60 majored in Public Health Nursing and is a very active garden club member on the local, district and state levels. As a...
Carolyn A. Craig ’60 majored in Public Health Nursing and is a very...
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Varies Carrie Aberle Demeter Scholarship
Carrie Aberle is the spouse of Elton “Abe” Aberle who served as Dean of CALS from 1998 to 2005. She was an enthusiastic supporter and ambassador of...
Carrie Aberle is the spouse of Elton “Abe” Aberle who served as Dean of...
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Varies Cary G. Scott Scholarship
The Donor wishes to support undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences who are also members of the Iota...
The Donor wishes to support undergraduate students enrolled in the...
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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...
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Varies Charles Eckburg Memorial Junior Award
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports junior preparing for careers in the dairy Industry. Eligibility Criteria Students preparing for...
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports junior preparing for...
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Varies Charles Eckburg Memorial Senior Award
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports senior preparing for careers in the dairy Industry. Eligibility Criteria Students preparing for...
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports senior preparing for...
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Varies Charles Eckburg Memorial Sophomore Award
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports sophomore preparing for careers in the dairy Industry. Eligibility Criteria Students preparing...
The Charles Eckburg Memorial Scholarship supports sophomore preparing...
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varies Charles L. Ream Memorial Scholarship
Charles L. Ream graduated with an M.S. in Soil Science from the University of Wisconsin. Mr. Ream’s career was spent in the area of turf management...
Charles L. Ream graduated with an M.S. in Soil Science from the...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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$0.00 Cora I. Jayne Academic Merit Award
According to the will of Dr. Calvin K. Jayne, a physician in Dane County, upon the death of his wife, Cora I. Jayne, his estate should be used as a...
According to the will of Dr. Calvin K. Jayne, a physician in Dane...
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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...
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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...
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$0.00 Daryl B. Lund Graduate Fellowship Award
After earning his Ph.D in food science and chemical engineering 1968, Daryl B. Lund rose through the ranks at Wisconsin’s Department of Food...
After earning his Ph.D in food science and chemical engineering 1968,...
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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...
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