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, 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
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: 12/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/21/2020
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: 12/21/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/21/2020
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Phi Kappa Phi Zillman Summer Research Award
These awards are designed to encourage Undergraduate PKP Honor Society members to enrich their educational programs through summer projects...
These awards are designed to encourage Undergraduate PKP Honor Society...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2021
$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
$2,000 Iwanter Prize
The annual Iwanter Prize provides an unrestricted $2,000 award to one graduating senior who, through a senior thesis and general academic...
The annual Iwanter Prize provides an unrestricted $2,000 award to one...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
Full tuition Michael Best & Friedrich Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship
The Michael Best & Friedrich Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship consists of three components: (1) full tuition for 2L and 3L years; (2) a paid...
The Michael Best & Friedrich Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship consists...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Full tuition
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $4,000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Up to $5,000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Department of Chemistry Scholarship
In recognition of excellence in undergraduate chemistry, the Department honors students with this prestigious award. This scholarship is one of...
In recognition of excellence in undergraduate chemistry, the Department...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Robert Franklin Taylor Scholarship
This fund was established in memory of Dr. Robert Fredrick Taylor’s father, Robert Franklin Taylor (Ph.D. 1941, chemistry) to provide scholarships...
This fund was established in memory of Dr. Robert Fredrick Taylor’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Undergraduate Student Support In Chemistry Scholarship
Harold (B.S. 1940, bacteriology; Ph.D. 1944, physiological chemistry) and Regine Deutsch established this scholarship in 1997. This scholarship is...
Harold (B.S. 1940, bacteriology; Ph.D. 1944, physiological chemistry)...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Walter W. and Young-Ja C. Toy Scholarship
Walter Toy (B.S. 1945, M.S. 1946, chemistry) worked at Rohm and Haas Co. for many years. Because he had received a departmental scholarship in the...
Walter Toy (B.S. 1945, M.S. 1946, chemistry) worked at Rohm and Haas Co....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Wayland E. Noland Research Fellowship
Following college, Wayland Noland (B.S. 1948, chemistry) earned a doctorate in chemistry from Harvard University. He retired as a chemistry faculty...
Following college, Wayland Noland (B.S. 1948, chemistry) earned a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies William J. Maeck Summer Scholarship
William J. Maeck worked with eminent UW Chemistry Professor, Farrington Daniels, in early research related to solar energy. Mr. Maeck wishes to...
William J. Maeck worked with eminent UW Chemistry Professor, Farrington...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Up to $1,000 Philip Levy Undergraduate Research Award in History
The Department of History is proud to offer the Philip Levy Undergraduate Research Award in History. This award is named in honor of Philip Levy,...
The Department of History is proud to offer the Philip Levy...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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 students who are majoring in secondary...
The Samsons established the Harland E. and Faye Finley Samson...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000 Ruth Bleier Scholarship in the Natural Sciences
The Ruth Bleier Scholarship in the Natural Sciences was established to encourage undergraduate women at UW-Madison to pursue careers in the natural...
The Ruth Bleier Scholarship in the Natural Sciences was established to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
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
Varies Worldwide Internship Program Grant
The WIP Grant supports undergraduate students who participate in the Worldwide Internship Program (WIP), a credit-bearing online course taken while...
The WIP Grant supports undergraduate students who participate in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended