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
up to $10,000 UW Global Gateway Fellowships
The UW Global Gateway Fellowships are designed to provide students the access to the UW Study Abroad approved semester or year-long program of...
The UW Global Gateway Fellowships are designed to provide students the...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: up to $10,000
Deadline01/10/2020
Varies George W. & Dorothy D. Sledge Quality Education Scholarship
Dr. George W. Sledge, who served 39 years on the faculty and 28 years as Associate Dean and Director of Academic Affairs in the College of...
Dr. George W. Sledge, who served 39 years on the faculty and 28 years as...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Oscar N. & Ethel K. Allen Memorial Internship Scholarship
This CALS scholarship was made possible by the generosity of Oscar and Ethel Allen, researchers, authors, and graduates of UW-Madison in the field...
This CALS scholarship was made possible by the generosity of Oscar and...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Wisconsin International Scholars (WISc) Program
WISc is an undergraduate honors enrichment program for students from any major or discipline interested in incorporating a global dimension into...
WISc is an undergraduate honors enrichment program for students from any...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
$2,000 Chou Kuo-ping Scholarship
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students studying abroad on a UW Study Abroad...
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline02/10/2020
$3,000 CIEE Open Campus Block Program Grant
Pending annual renewal, UW Study Abroad and CIEE are offering $3,000-$4,000 for students who stay in one location for all three 6-week Open Campus...
Pending annual renewal, UW Study Abroad and CIEE are offering...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline02/10/2020
$500 Francis G. & Edda S. Gentry and AYF Alumni & Friends Scholarships
This scholarship is open to full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate UW-Madison and consortium students who must have completed an Academic Year in...
This scholarship is open to full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/10/2020
300€ per month Freiburg Madison Sister City Scholarship
Madison, Wisconsin and Freiburg, Germany have a sister city relationship which fosters cultural exchanges and activities between the two...
Madison, Wisconsin and Freiburg, Germany have a sister city relationship...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: 300€ per month
Deadline02/10/2020
Varies IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship
The IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship is for scholarships not requiring essays that are available to students planning to attend a UW Study...
The IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship is for scholarships not...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/10/2020
$1,500 IAP Graduate and Professional Student Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison Graduate and Professional students studying abroad on an UW Study Abroad program,...
This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison Graduate and...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline02/10/2020
$1,250 Rothschild Study Abroad Scholarship
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is open to enrolled UW-Madison students from the greater Chicagoland area or a current recipient of one of...
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is open to enrolled UW-Madison...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: $1,250
Deadline02/10/2020
$6,000-$12,000 Scan|Design Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship
Pending annual review, this scholarship is designed to foster Danish-American relations by providing generous financial support to degree-seeking...
Pending annual review, this scholarship is designed to foster...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: $6,000-$12,000
Deadline02/10/2020
$1,000-$3,000 SoE Study Abroad Scholarships
Pending anual renewal, the SoE Study Abroad Scholarships are available to UW-Madison undergraduate students pursuing degrees in the School of...
Pending anual renewal, the SoE Study Abroad Scholarships are available...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: $1,000-$3,000
Deadline02/10/2020
$1,500-$4,000 Study Abroad Scholars
Discover the world…and bring the world back to Wisconsin! Study Abroad is an integral part of a UW-Madison education and can be one of the...
Discover the world…and bring the world back to Wisconsin! Study Abroad...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: $1,500-$4,000
Deadline02/10/2020
Varies DDEEA Global Scholars Scholarship
This scholarship is available to UW-Madison students participating in the following Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement...
This scholarship is available to UW-Madison students participating in...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Phi Kappa Phi Zillman Summer Research Award
These awards are designed to encourage PKP Honor Society members to enrich their educational programs through summer projects involving study,...
These awards are designed to encourage PKP Honor Society members to...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/17/2020
$3,000 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: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline02/28/2020
$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: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies Wisconsin Experience Accessibility Scholarship
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established by Blair H. Mathews and Karen L. Johnson Mathews. The fund is intended to...
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established by...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/01/2020
$3,000 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: $3,000
Ended
$2,000-$3,500 Scan|Design Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship for UW Transnational Experiences of African Americans in Denmark Program
This scholarship is designed to foster Danish-American relations by providing generous financial support to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate...
This scholarship is designed to foster Danish-American relations by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000-$3,500
Ended
Varies Andrea Michelle Sperka Scholarship
This scholarship, made possible by the generosity of Michael T. and Carol L. Sperka, honors the memory of Andrea Michelle Sperka. Andrea was a...
This scholarship, made possible by the generosity of Michael T. and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies UW-Madison Undergraduate Scholarship for Summer Study
Need-based scholarship awarded to high-achieving undergraduate students (of any major) seeking financial support to take courses in the upcoming...
Need-based scholarship awarded to high-achieving undergraduate students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Bryan Davia Scholarship
This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate students studying abroad on a UW Study Abroad Program. The Bryan Davia...
This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Allen Memorial Demeter Study Abroad Scholarship
Oscar and Ethel Allen were researchers, authors, and graduates of UW-Madison in the field of bacteriology. Their contributions on the UW Madison...
Oscar and Ethel Allen were researchers, authors, and graduates of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Biochemistry Study Abroad Scholarship
Support for Biochemistry students in the SCORE/SUPERG program was provided by the Jerome J. Stefaniak Biochemistry Scholarship Fund. This fund was...
Support for Biochemistry students in the SCORE/SUPERG program was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Brody Epstein Agricultural Study Abroad Scholarship
Based in Palo Alto, California, Sarah Brody Epstein ’78 works in the test kitchen of Sunset magazine as their Senior Recipe Tester. She received...
Based in Palo Alto, California, Sarah Brody Epstein ’78 works in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Demeter Education Fund Study Abroad Scholarship
Demeter (formerly Daughters of Demeter) is an organization that shares an interest in agriculture and a commitment to education and public service....
Demeter (formerly Daughters of Demeter) is an organization that shares...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Douglas D. Sorenson Study Abroad Scholarship
Born in Glendale Wisconsin, Douglas D. Sorenson, earned his undergrad degrees in Soil Science and Agronomy, and then his M.S. in Soil Science all...
Born in Glendale Wisconsin, Douglas D. Sorenson, earned his undergrad...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Endowment for Undergraduate Excellence Study Abroad Scholarship
The Endowment of Undergraduate Excellence fund was created through the generosity of multiple donors in 1997 at the University of Wisconsin...
The Endowment of Undergraduate Excellence fund was created through the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Fest Family Study Abroad Scholarship
The Fest Family wishes to enhance undergraduate education and unique experiential learning opportunites in the hopes of creating a prosporous...
The Fest Family wishes to enhance undergraduate education and unique...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies George E. Shook International/Study Abroad Scholarship
Shortly after receiving his graduate degree from UW-Madison, Emeritus Professor Dr. George E. Shook MS ’65, PhD ’67 joined the faculty of the Dairy...
Shortly after receiving his graduate degree from UW-Madison, Emeritus...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies George W. & Dorothy D. Sledge Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship was set up to recognize the life work of Dr. George W. Sledge, who served 39 years on the faculty and 28 years as Associate Dean...
This scholarship was set up to recognize the life work of Dr. George W....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies H.L. & Jobelle Shands Demeter Study Abroad Scholarship
H.L. Shands PhD’32 began his career at the UW-Madison’s Department of Agronomy in 1929 as a research assistant. He earned a doctorate in agronomy...
H.L. Shands PhD’32 began his career at the UW-Madison’s Department of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Neil & Audrey Barrows Study Abroad Scholarship
Professor Richard “Dick” Barrows ’70, ’72 PhD and Dr. Linda Barrows ’72, ’78 PhD established the fund in honor of Dick’s parents Neil and Audrey....
Professor Richard “Dick” Barrows ’70, ’72 PhD and Dr. Linda Barrows ’72,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Oscar N. & Ethel K. Allen Memorial Study Abroad Internship Grant
This CALS scholarship was made possible by the generosity of Oscar and Ethel Allen, researchers, authors, and graduates of UW-Madison in the field...
This CALS scholarship was made possible by the generosity of Oscar and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies William & Janice Ward Family Study Abroad Scholarship
After returning serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, William W. Ward graduated with a BS in Agricultural Education in 1948 from the...
After returning serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, William W....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies William F. Renk Study Abroad Scholarship
William F. Renk, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Farm and Industry Short Course Program, formed the William F. Renk & Company with his...
William F. Renk, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Farm and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Wisconsin School of Business Study Abroad Scholarships
The Wisconsin School of Business is pleased to offer scholarships that broaden the student populations that participate on a business study abroad...
The Wisconsin School of Business is pleased to offer scholarships that...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies FIGs Study Abroad Scholarship
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison Freshman undergraduate students who are studying abroad on a...
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$3,000 each 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:
  • Award: $3,000 each