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 School of Journalism & Mass Communication Summer Internship Support
About the Scholarships: The Ben and Karen Deutsch Internship Fund and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication Internship Support Fund were...
About the Scholarships: The Ben and Karen Deutsch Internship Fund and...
  • Deadline: 12/20/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/20/2019
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
$4,000 Biochemistry Undergraduate Summer Research Award
The Biochemistry Undergraduate Summer Research Awards aid undergraduates in gaining focused, full-time research experience early in their academic...
The Biochemistry Undergraduate Summer Research Awards aid undergraduates...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: $4,000
Deadline02/01/2020
Up to $5,000 Mary Shine Peterson Undergraduate Award
This prestigious undergraduate award is designed to recognize UW-Madison Biochemistry undergraduate students with demonstrated excellence in and...
This prestigious undergraduate award is designed to recognize UW-Madison...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Robert McCabe Field Course Scholarship Award
Robert A. McCabe is renowned for his career in the Wildlife Ecology Department of the UW-Madison. A great teacher and administrator, McCabe is...
Robert A. McCabe is renowned for his career in the Wildlife Ecology...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Stone Forestry Summer Scholarship
The donors of this scholarship are strong supporters of the forestry program at UW-Madison. Eligibility Criteria The department of Forest Science...
The donors of this scholarship are strong supporters of the forestry...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/03/2020
Varies Wisconsin Agricultural Engineer Scholarship
The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers is an educational and scientific organization dedicated to the advancement of...
The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers is an...
  • 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 Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships and Holstrom Environmental Research Fellowships
The Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships and Holstrom Environmental Research Fellowships support undergraduate research done in...
The Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships and Holstrom...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: $3,000
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
$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
$1,500-$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
$2,500 Sophomore Research Fellowship
The Sophomore Research Fellowships support undergraduate research done in collaboration with UW-Madison faculty or research/instructional academic...
The Sophomore Research Fellowships support undergraduate research done...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline02/28/2020
$300, $600, $1200, or $1500 Student Research Grants Competition - Research Travel
This competition includes awards for international and domestic travel for eligible UW Madison graduate students who are traveling to conduct...
This competition includes awards for international and domestic travel...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2020
  • Award: $300, $600, $1200, or $1500
Deadline05/15/2020
Varies Ackerman Scholarship
Donald and Mary Jane Ackerman established the Ackerman Scholarship fund in memory of their sons, David and Donald Ackerman, who attended UW-Madison...
Donald and Mary Jane Ackerman established the Ackerman Scholarship fund...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Alfred L. Wilds Scholarship in Chemistry
Established in 1985 by inventor Chester Davis (M.S. 1945,chemistry), this scholarship honors former UW-Madison chemistry Professor Alfred...
Established in 1985 by inventor Chester Davis (M.S. 1945,chemistry),...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Andrew Dorsey Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is in memory of Andrew Dorsey, who received his B.S. from UW-Madison in 2000, double-majoring in chemistry and German while...
This scholarship is in memory of Andrew Dorsey, who received his B.S....
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Arvil S. Barr Award (AS-GRD)
The award was established in 1984 by a bequest from the estate of Arvil S. Barr’s wife, Lillian Whittinghill Barr. A.S. Barr was a distinguished...
The award was established in 1984 by a bequest from the estate of Arvil...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Dempsky Chemistry Scholarship
Kenneth E. Dempsky received his B.S. degree in chemistry in 1961 from UW-Madison and appreciated the value of his degree. This scholarship was...
Kenneth E. Dempsky received his B.S. degree in chemistry in 1961 from...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Department of Chemistry Scholarship
The funding of this year’s Department of Chemistry Scholarships has come from gifts from alumni and friends of the department who wish to support...
The funding of this year’s Department of Chemistry Scholarships has come...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Edward J. Panek Memorial Scholarship
As a college student at UW-Madison, Edward (B.S. 1963, chemistry) conducted undergraduate research with Professor Howard Zimmerman, which sparked...
As a college student at UW-Madison, Edward (B.S. 1963, chemistry)...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Edwin M. and Kathryn M. Larsen Scholarship
Edwin Larsen, (B.S. 1937, chemistry) worked for the Manhattan Project, then joined UW-Madison in 1946 as an inorganic chemistry faculty member. He...
Edwin Larsen, (B.S. 1937, chemistry) worked for the Manhattan Project,...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Eugene and Patricia Kreger Herscher Scholarship
Patricia Herscher received a B.S. in chemistry from UW-Madison in 1955. Her husband, Eugene, established this scholarship in 2002. This scholarship...
Patricia Herscher received a B.S. in chemistry from UW-Madison in 1955....
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  • Award: Varies
Varies George J. and Arleen D. Ziarnik Scholarship
George Ziarnik received a B.S. in chemistry from UW-Madison in 1957. He worked for Esso/Exxon, developing new types of polymers in New Jersey and...
George Ziarnik received a B.S. in chemistry from UW-Madison in 1957. He...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Harland E. Samson and Faye Finley Samson Scholarship
The Samsons established the Harland E. and Faye Finley Samson Scholarship in 2000 to support returning adult undergraduate students who are...
The Samsons established the Harland E. and Faye Finley Samson...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Henry and Eleanor Firminhac Chemistry Scholarship
This scholarship is in memory of Ralph Firminhac’s parents. Ralph received his degree from UW-Madison in 1941. He worked on the Oakridge Project in...
This scholarship is in memory of Ralph Firminhac’s parents. Ralph...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Holstrom Environmental Research Fellowship
The Holstrom Environmental Research Fellowships support undergraduate research done in collaboration with UW-Madison faculty or...
The Holstrom Environmental Research Fellowships support undergraduate...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Ieva L. Reich Undergraduate Scholarship
James Berbee (B.S. 1985, M.S. 1987 mechanical engineering; MBA 1989) and Karen Walsh (B.S. 1981, M.S. 1989, journalism) created this award in honor...
James Berbee (B.S. 1985, M.S. 1987 mechanical engineering; MBA 1989) and...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies James J. Leddy Scholarship
This scholarship, established in 2008, honors James J. Leddy (Ph.D. 1955), who studied with Professor Edwin Larsen and worked as a research chemist...
This scholarship, established in 2008, honors James J. Leddy (Ph.D....
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  • Award: Varies
Varies James Y. and Harriet P. Tong Scholarship in Chemistry
The James Y. and Harriet P. Tong Scholarship in Chemistry was created to support undergraduate students majoring in chemistry. The scholarship is...
The James Y. and Harriet P. Tong Scholarship in Chemistry was created to...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Judith Sloan Scholarship
The Judith Sloan Scholarship was established in 2006 by Judith and James Sloan, both UW-Madison graduates. The award honors the career of Judith,...
The Judith Sloan Scholarship was established in 2006 by Judith and James...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Karen M. Telander Undergraduate Research Award
Marc Muskavitch (B.S. 1975, biochemistry) established this fund in honor of his late wife, Karen (B.S. 1975, chemistry, biochemistry), an adjunct...
Marc Muskavitch (B.S. 1975, biochemistry) established this fund in honor...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Lindsey T. Plank and Richard H. Putze Memorial Scholarship
Lindsey Plank and Richard Putze worked in the Chemistry Department to help create, prepare, and conduct chemistry demonstrations for lectures. They...
Lindsey Plank and Richard Putze worked in the Chemistry Department to...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Lindsey Theresa Plank Memorial Scholarship
Lindsey Plank worked in the Chemistry Department to help create, prepare, and conduct chemistry demonstrations for lectures. This fund was...
Lindsey Plank worked in the Chemistry Department to help create,...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Mabel Duthey Reiner Scholarship
Mabel received a master’s from UW-Madison in 1928. A trust established in 1972 endows the Mabel Duthey Reiner Scholarship, which is intended to...
Mabel received a master’s from UW-Madison in 1928. A trust established...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Margaret Emma Williams Award for Excellence in Theatre
This fund was established in 2002 as a result of the Last Will & Testament of Margaret Emma Williams dated October 19, 1998. Margaret was a...
This fund was established in 2002 as a result of the Last Will &...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Margaret McLean Bender Scholarship
As a scientist, Margaret Bender investigated radiocarbon dating and the mechanisms of photosynthesis. She worked at UW-Madison as director of the...
As a scientist, Margaret Bender investigated radiocarbon dating and the...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Martha Gunhild Week Scholarship
Martha Gunhild Week grew up in northern Wisconsin and graduated with a BS in natural sciences in 1884. In 1922, her will established a fund for...
Martha Gunhild Week grew up in northern Wisconsin and graduated with a...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies PoliSci Wisconsin Summer Internship Scholarship
The Political Science Department is pleased to be able to offer a number of scholarships to support students who are participating in internships...
The Political Science Department is pleased to be able to offer a number...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) Scholarship
The purpose of the RSA scholarship is to increase the supply of qualified professionals to work for state VR agencies (i.e., the Wisconsin Division...
The purpose of the RSA scholarship is to increase the supply of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Richard Fischer Scholarship
Richard Fischer came to Wisconsin in 1894 and joined the pharmacy program as an instructor. He joined the Chemistry Department in 1909 and later...
Richard Fischer came to Wisconsin in 1894 and joined the pharmacy...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Richard J. Boomer Student Support
The Richard J. Boomer Student Support Fund was established to support undergraduate students associated with the Department of Chemistry at the...
The Richard J. Boomer Student Support Fund was established to support...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Robert and Diane Paulick Undergraduate Scholarship
Robert Paulick received his PhD in 1976 from the Department of Chemistry at the UW-Madison. Robert and his wife Diane established this scholarship...
Robert Paulick received his PhD in 1976 from the Department of Chemistry...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Robert Franklin Taylor Scholarship
This fund was established by Robert Fredrick Taylor in memory of his father, Robert Franklin Taylor (Ph.D. 1941, chemistry). This scholarship is...
This fund was established by Robert Fredrick Taylor in memory of his...
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  • Award: Varies
Full UW-Madison Tuition Including Segregated Fees Rockwell Automation Corporate Scholarship
The Rockwell Automation Corporate Scholarship is a full tuition scholarship for incoming students in the College of Engineering. This scholarship...
The Rockwell Automation Corporate Scholarship is a full tuition...
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  • Award: Full UW-Madison Tuition Including Segregated Fees
Varies Saco Polymers Scholarship
Saco Polymers established this award to increase the company’s visibility on campus and encourage the next generation of chemists and...
Saco Polymers established this award to increase the company’s...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Thora Wick Homme Memorial Scholarship (AS-GD)
Graduate student with focus on teacher education. Summer award. Nomination process: Same as for Barr Graduate Fellowship. Recipient is selected by...
Graduate student with focus on teacher education. Summer award....
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  • Award: Varies