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
Award Name Actions
$4,000 Biochemistry Undergraduate Summer Research Award
The Biochemistry Undergraduate Summer Research Awards aid undergraduates...
Deadline01/28/2022
Up to $5,000 Mary Shine Peterson Undergraduate Award
This prestigious undergraduate award is designed to recognize UW-Madison...
Deadline01/28/2022
Up to $2,500 (Ph.D. students); Up to $1,250 (MA/MS students) CHE Research & Travel Awards
Eligibility Criteria All Graduate Associates (MS/MA/PhD) of the Center...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Robert A. McCabe Field Course Scholarship Award
Robert A. McCabe is renowned for his career in the Wildlife Ecology...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Stone Forestry Summer Scholarship
The donors of this scholarship are strong supporters of the forestry...
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Wisconsin Agricultural Engineer Scholarship
The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers is an...
Deadline02/01/2022
$1,500 - $4,000 Communication Arts Department and Alumni Summer Internship Fund
Thanks to the generosity of Communication Arts alumni, the department...
Deadline02/04/2022
Varies Chemistry Undergraduate Scholarships
The Department of Chemistry provides summer research and academic year...
Deadline02/11/2022
$3,000 Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships and Holstrom Environmental Research Fellowships
The Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships and Holstrom...
Deadline02/14/2022
Varies Phi Kappa Phi Zillman Summer Research Award
These awards are designed to encourage Undergraduate PKP Honor Society...
Deadline02/14/2022
Varies CALS Study Abroad Scholarships for Summer/Fall
The CALS Study Abroad Program awards scholarships to CALS students...
Deadline02/15/2022
3,000 Rein in Sarcoma Jan Maudlin Sarcoma Scholars Fund
This scholarship is intended for medical students in the School of...
Deadline02/28/2022
$2,500 Sophomore Research Fellowship
The Sophomore Research Fellowships support undergraduate research done...
Deadline02/28/2022
Scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000. Please see Ceiba's Diversity Scholarship webpage for details. https://ceiba.org/study-abroad/scholarships/ Ceiba Diversity Scholarship
The Ceiba Foundation for Tropical Conservation and UW-Madison Botany...
Deadline03/04/2022
$1,000 Ruth Bleier Scholarship in the Natural Sciences
The Ruth Bleier Scholarship in the Natural Sciences was established to...
Deadline03/10/2022
Varies Bryan Davia Scholarship
This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate...
Deadline03/15/2022
$2,000 Chou Kuo-ping Scholarship
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking...
Deadline03/15/2022
Varies DDEEA Global Scholars Scholarship
This scholarship is available to UW-Madison students participating in...
Deadline03/15/2022
Varies pending annual renewal FIGs Study Abroad Scholarship
Pending annual renewal, this scholarship is available to degree-seeking...
Deadline03/15/2022
Varies IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship
The IAP General Study Abroad Scholarship is for scholarships not...
Deadline03/15/2022
$1,500 IAP Graduate and Professional Student Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison Graduate and...
Deadline03/15/2022
Up to $20,000 for eligible, admitted students Russian Flagship Program
THIS IS AN APPLICATION TO AN ACADEMIC, NON-DEGREE PROGRAM FOR UW-MADISON...
Deadline03/15/2022
$6,000-$12,000 Scan Design Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship
Pending annual review, this fellowship is designed to foster...
Deadline03/15/2022
$1,000-$3,000 SoE Study Abroad Scholarships
Pending anual renewal, the SoE Study Abroad Scholarships are available...
Deadline03/15/2022
$1,500-$4,000 Study Abroad Scholars
Discover the world…and bring the world back to Wisconsin! Study Abroad...
Deadline03/15/2022
up to $5,000 for summer programs; up to $10,000 for semester or year-long programs UW Global Gateway Fellowships
The UW Global Gateway Fellowships are designed to provide students the...
Deadline03/15/2022
Varies Wisconsin School of Business Study Abroad Scholarships
The Wisconsin School of Business is pleased to offer scholarships that...
Deadline03/15/2022
Varies Worldwide Internship Program Grant
The WIP Grant supports undergraduate students who participate in the...
Deadline03/15/2022
$2,500.00 L&S Honors Sophomore Summer Apprenticeship
The Sophomore Summer Apprenticeship Grant is intended to provide...
Deadline03/16/2022
Varies Somos Undergraduate Development Award
The Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program offers the Somos Undergraduate...
Deadline04/12/2022
$400-$5,000 Continuing Education (CE) Grant
The Continuing Education tuition grant supports adult students who have...
Deadline05/01/2022
Varies Willard C. and Martha P. Schwenn Scholarship
The Willard C. and Martha P. Schwenn Scholarship is a need-based...
$2,000 Iwanter Prize
The annual Iwanter Prize provides an unrestricted $2,000 award to one...
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Varies PoliSci Wisconsin Summer Internship Scholarship
The Political Science Department is pleased to be able to offer a number...
Ended
Varies Lindsey T. Plank and Richard H. Putze Memorial Scholarship
Lindsey Plank and Richard Putze worked in the Chemistry Department to...
Ended
Varies Lindsey Theresa Plank Memorial Scholarship
Lindsey Plank worked in the Chemistry Department to help create,...
Ended
Varies Margaret Emma Williams Award for Excellence in Theatre
This fund was established in 2002 as a result of the Last Will &...
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Varies Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) Scholarship
The purpose of the RSA scholarship is to increase the supply of...
Ended
$7,635.00 Mellon Wisconsin and Chancellor's Fellowships
The Mellon Foundation in partnership with the State of Wisconsin has...
Ended
Varies Judith Sloan Understanding Dyslexia Scholarship
The Judith Sloan Scholarship was established in 2006 by Judith and James...
Ended
$2,000.00 Stanoch Student Research Support Program
The Stanoch Student Research Support Program provides a stipend for an...
Ended
Varies Ackerman Scholarship
Donald and Mary Jane Ackerman established the Ackerman Scholarship fund...
Ended
Varies Alfred L. Wilds Scholarship in Chemistry
Established in 1985 by inventor Chester Davis (M.S. 1945,chemistry),...
Ended
Varies Andrew Dorsey Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is in memory of Andrew Dorsey, who received his B.S....
Ended
Varies Dempsky Chemistry Scholarship
Kenneth E. Dempsky received his B.S. degree in chemistry in 1961 from...
Ended
Varies Department of Chemistry Scholarship
In recognition of excellence in undergraduate chemistry, the Department...
Ended
Varies Edward J. Panek Memorial Scholarship
As a college student at UW-Madison, Edward (B.S. 1963, chemistry)...
Ended
Varies Edwin M. and Kathryn M. Larsen Scholarship
Edwin Larsen, (B.S. 1937, chemistry) worked for the Manhattan Project,...
Ended
Varies Eugene and Patricia Kreger Herscher Scholarship
Patricia Herscher received a B.S. in chemistry from UW-Madison in 1955....
Ended
Varies George J. and Arleen D. Ziarnik Scholarship
George Ziarnik received a B.S. in chemistry from UW-Madison in 1957. He...
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