All 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


Below are some saved searches of some of the most commonly searched terms. For other common searches and helpful filters, please click the Show Filters button in the upper right corner of this page.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Wisconsin Community Environmental Scholarship
The Wisconsin Community Environmental Scholarships provide a renewable award (amount subject to variation) to undergraduate students who are...
The Wisconsin Community Environmental Scholarships provide a renewable...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Reid Bryson Scholarship
The Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison offers the annual Reid Bryson Scholarship competition to...
The Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research at the University of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000 CHE Research & Writing Awards
Eligibility Criteria All Graduate Associates (MS/MA & PhD) of the Nelson Institute’s Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE) are...
Eligibility Criteria All Graduate Associates (MS/MA & PhD) of the Nelson...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$400 Arthur B. Sacks Award for Graduate Excellence in Environmental Studies and Sustainability
Eligibility Criteria This scholarship award is intended to support students who are exploring the relation of environmental studies to the concept...
Eligibility Criteria This scholarship award is intended to support...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $400
Ended
$400 Arthur B. Sacks Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Environmental Studies and Sustainability
Eligibility Criteria This scholarship award is intended to support students who are exploring the relation of environmental studies to the concept...
Eligibility Criteria This scholarship award is intended to support...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $400
Ended
$5,000 Charles G. Meyer Undergraduate Study Abroad Travel Award
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support to undergraduate students in the Nelson Institute who are participating...
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000
Ended
$3,000 James A. Schleif and William H. Morley Undergraduate Study Abroad Travel Award
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support to undergraduate students in the Nelson Institute who are participating...
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship is to provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
Ended
$4,000 Kikkoman Environmental Studies Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship award is to provide financial support to undergraduate students in the Nelson Institute for...
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship award is to provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,000
Ended
Varies Linda Wernecke Marshall Graduate Award in Environmental Studies
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship award is to provide financial support to graduate students in the Nelson Institute to work in...
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of this scholarship award is to provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$3,000 - $5,000 Nelson Institute Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarships
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of these scholarships is to provide support to undergraduate students in the Nelson Institute who are...
Eligibility Criteria The purpose of these scholarships is to provide...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000 - $5,000
Ended
$2,500 The Detering Gurfield Family Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison offers the Detering Gurfield Family...
Eligibility Criteria The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$3,500 Planetary Health Graduate Scholarship
The global environment is changing rapidly—as evidenced by warming temperatures, pollinator collapse, extreme weather events, and accelerating food...
The global environment is changing rapidly—as evidenced by warming...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,500
Ended
$2,500 Energy Analysis and Policy Student Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria Students in graduate degree programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who are eligible to enroll in the Energy...
Eligibility Criteria Students in graduate degree programs at the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
Varies Community Environmental Scholars Program application
The Nelson Institute Community Environmental Scholars Program (CESP) is designed for students who want to link their passion for the environment...
The Nelson Institute Community Environmental Scholars Program (CESP) is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended