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Welcome to the College of Engineering scholarship page and thank you for your interest in our program. Most of the available scholarships are for continuing, undergraduate students who meet specific criteria.

The College is soliciting applications from continuing students for scholarships awarded both at the College and Departmental level for academic year 2016-17. In most cases, students must have been enrolled at UW-Madison, College of Engineering for at least 2 semesters in order to be eligible. Additional information may be found on the College's web page at http://www.engr.wisc.edu

Applications are available for:

A.    Sophomores (current freshman who will be second year/sophomore students in 2016-17) Students must have entered UW-Madison as a new freshman student during 2015-16 in order to be eligible for these awards. Applicants who do not meet this criterion are ineligible and applications will NOT be reviewed. (College-wide)

B.    Specialty scholarships for continuing students (juniors and seniors) who meet specific criteria (College-wide)

C.  Departmental scholarships (BME, CBE, CEE, EP, GLE, ISYE, ME, MSE)

Applications will be available to continuing students on March 1,2016 and must be completed by May 3, 2016 to be considered for awards.

The scholarships listed are representative of the funds available from which awards will be made. In most cases, students do not apply for individual scholarships but rather for support from one of the funds available to the College. Some applications are tied to multiple scholarship funds while others are for a specific scholarship. If you qualify, you may be asked to complete multiple scholarship applications. Scholarship offers will be made over the summer so be sure you have updated home and/or mailing addresses.

To apply, go to Scholarships@UW-Madison

Engineering Freshman Achievement Award:

The deadline for in-coming freshman to apply for the Freshman Achievement Awards was February 1, 2016.

Questions? Contact coescholarships@engr.wisc.edu.


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Scholarships for this Program

Scholarships Descriptions
Annual scholarship(s) for undergraduate students enrolled in any engineering major
Annual scholarship(s) for undergraduate students enrolled in any engineering major All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship to junior or senior students majoring in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering
Annual scholarship to junior or senior students majoring in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering All eligible applicants must demonstrate high academic achievement, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award. In addition, applicants must have a special interest in consulting engineering and be an active participant in civic or student organization activities.
Annual scholarship(s) to full-time students in any engineering major
Annual scholarship(s) to full-time students in any engineering major All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship(s) for full-time students registered in any engineering major; scholastic achievement and moral character taken into consideration
Annual scholarship(s) for full-time students registered in any engineering major; scholastic achievement and moral character taken into consideration All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least 2 semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship(s) to full-time students registered in any engineering major; Wisconsin resident
Annual scholarship(s) to full-time students registered in any engineering major; Wisconsin resident All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship(s) for full-time students registered in any engineering major; consideration given to academic achievement, financial need and character
Annual scholarship(s) for full-time students registered in any engineering major; consideration given to academic achievement, financial need and character All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship(s) to full-time students registered in any engineering major; Junior or senior standing; U.S. Citizen
Annual scholarship(s) to full-time students registered in any engineering major; Junior or senior standing; U.S. Citizen All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
One semester scholarship for a student registered in any engineering major whose academic performance demonstrates competence and potential; contributions to community and/or university; preference to students from large families; experience in rural schools and communities with connection to Rural Electric...
One semester scholarship for a student registered in any engineering major whose academic performance demonstrates competence and potential; contributions to community and/or university; preference to students from large families; experience in rural schools and communities with connection to Rural Electric Assn. Coop All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Scholarship for an engineering undergraduate student with financial need who would be unable to afford a college education without financial assistance
Scholarship for an engineering undergraduate student with financial need who would be unable to afford a college education without financial assistance Applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Undergraduate student enrolled in engineering; minimum 3.000 cum GPA
Undergraduate student enrolled in engineering; minimum 3.000 cum GPA Applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
One time award to incoming freshmen engineering students. First priority to students graduating from Freeport High School in Freeport, IL; then to graduates of any high school in Stephenson County, IL; then to any qualified engineering student.
One time award to incoming freshmen engineering students. First priority to students graduating from Freeport High School in Freeport, IL; then to graduates of any high school in Stephenson County, IL; then to any qualified engineering student.
Scholarship support for sophomore (2nd year) students in engineering who are unable to attend UW-Madison without financial assistance
Scholarship support for sophomore (2nd year) students in engineering who are unable to attend UW-Madison without financial assistance Applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
One-semester scholarship for a student enrolled in any engineering major; preference to students from Northern Wisconsin
One-semester scholarship for a student enrolled in any engineering major; preference to students from Northern Wisconsin All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
One time award to incoming freshmen engineering students.
One time award to incoming freshmen engineering students.
Annual scholarship for full-time engineering student in any major; Senior standing; need and satisfactory scholarship; good citizen, good moral and personal character
Annual scholarship for full-time engineering student in any major; Senior standing; need and satisfactory scholarship; good citizen, good moral and personal character All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship for an undergraduate student enrolled in any engineering major
Annual scholarship for an undergraduate student enrolled in any engineering major All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship for full-time engineering student in any major; primary consideration given to academic performance; U.S. Citizen
Annual scholarship for full-time engineering student in any major; primary consideration given to academic performance; U.S. Citizen All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual Scholarship for a full-time engineering student from Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington or Ozaukee County in Wisconsin. Must be unable to attend university without financial aid or loans; must have a cum GPA of 3.5 or better
Annual Scholarship for a full-time engineering student from Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington or Ozaukee County in Wisconsin. Must be unable to attend university without financial aid or loans; must have a cum GPA of 3.5 or better All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship for a sophomore (2nd year) student in any engineering major who is a Wisconsin resident for tuition purposes
Annual scholarship for a sophomore (2nd year) student in any engineering major who is a Wisconsin resident for tuition purposes All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship for full-time engineering student in any major with need; Wisconsin resident; meritorious scholastic achievement; contributions to society; typically (but not limited to) lower middle income family
Annual scholarship for full-time engineering student in any major with need; Wisconsin resident; meritorious scholastic achievement; contributions to society; typically (but not limited to) lower middle income family All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship(s) for full-time students enrolled in any engineering major
Annual scholarship(s) for full-time students enrolled in any engineering major All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship(s) for undergraduate students enrolled in any engineering major with financial need
Annual scholarship(s) for undergraduate students enrolled in any engineering major with financial need All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship for sophomore (2nd year) engineering students.
Annual scholarship for sophomore (2nd year) engineering students. All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Scholarships for engineering students who are graduates of Oregon High School, Oregon, WI. Amount of scholarship is based on cum GPA and availability of funds.
Scholarships for engineering students who are graduates of Oregon High School, Oregon, WI. Amount of scholarship is based on cum GPA and availability of funds. Scholarship can continue until graduation with BS degree provided that the recipient remains a full-time student in engineering with at least a 2.5 cum GPA. Students on co-op forfeit the scholarship for that semester - but can receive it again if and when they return as a full-time student. Scholarship amounts may vary from year to year depending on availability of funds.
Two year scholarship awarded to a mechanical engineering student who is completing their last two years of undergraduate education; preference to students with financial need; Wisconsin resident for tuition purposes or from state with reciprocity agreement with Wisconsin; must have...
Two year scholarship awarded to a mechanical engineering student who is completing their last two years of undergraduate education; preference to students with financial need; Wisconsin resident for tuition purposes or from state with reciprocity agreement with Wisconsin; must have and maintain a min. 2.5/4.0 GPA and have no felony convictions All applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering each semester and graduate within 4 semesters of receipt of the award (excluding Summer Session)
This annual competition requires submission of an essay through Scholarships@UWMadison on a different topic each year related to the liberal arts. There is a $1,000 prize to the winning entry and $500 prize to a runner-up.
This annual competition requires submission of an essay through Scholarships@UWMadison on a different topic each year related to the liberal arts. There is a $1,000 prize to the winning entry and $500 prize to a runner-up.
Eligible applicants must be enrolled undergraduates from any school or college who are currently enrolled and have a minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average. Final selection of winning essays will be determined by University General Education Committee. Recipients will be notified in Spring 2018. Please contact scholarships@saa.ls.wisc.edu with questions.
Scholarship(s) for outstanding engineering students; good academic record, character and extra-curricular activities
Scholarship(s) for outstanding engineering students; good academic record, character and extra-curricular activities All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
This need-based scholarship provides a one-time award to a high achieving Junior or Senior woman.
This need-based scholarship provides a one-time award to a high achieving Junior or Senior woman.
Recipient must be a female student with financial need who is majoring in Economics. This scholarship is open to all declared Economics majors from all schools and colleges. Completed applications are evaluated using donor criteria and the College of Letters & Science criteria (academic excellence, community service, leadership, diversity, strength of character, and creative accomplishment). Successful applicants should also have strong recommendations and well written essays.
Undergraduate in engineering; must be U.S. citizen and resident of Wisconsin; preference to students from Lafayette County, Wisconsin
Undergraduate in engineering; must be U.S. citizen and resident of Wisconsin; preference to students from Lafayette County, Wisconsin All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Scholarships for engineering students
Scholarships for engineering students All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
One semester scholarship for a graduate of a public high school in Wisconsin - preference to Marinette High School; minimum 3.0 GPA; 2 awards available - one to Chemical Engineering student; one to any engineering major
One semester scholarship for a graduate of a public high school in Wisconsin - preference to Marinette High School; minimum 3.0 GPA; 2 awards available - one to Chemical Engineering student; one to any engineering major All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Sophomore, junior or senior student; academic excellence; involvement in college or community activities; US Citizen; financial need
Sophomore, junior or senior student; academic excellence; involvement in college or community activities; US Citizen; financial need All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least 2 semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award
Annual scholarship to senior undergraduate in engineering; preference to candidates who have demonstrated an interest in working in the field of medical diagnostics; minimum GPA of 3.5; scholarship must be used for current year expenses; must not be receiving other...
Annual scholarship to senior undergraduate in engineering; preference to candidates who have demonstrated an interest in working in the field of medical diagnostics; minimum GPA of 3.5; scholarship must be used for current year expenses; must not be receiving other awards All applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and should be expecting to graduate with a BS degree in May 2016.
Annual scholarship for engineering undergraduate student
Annual scholarship for engineering undergraduate student All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship for sophomore (2nd year) engineering students
Annual scholarship for sophomore (2nd year) engineering students All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Two year scholarship awarded to an engineering student who is completing their last two years of undergraduate education; preference to students with financial need; Wisconsin resident for tuition purposes or from state with reciprocity agreement with Wisconsin; must have and...
Two year scholarship awarded to an engineering student who is completing their last two years of undergraduate education; preference to students with financial need; Wisconsin resident for tuition purposes or from state with reciprocity agreement with Wisconsin; must have and maintain a min. 2.5/4.0 GPA and have no felony convictions All applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering each semester and graduate within 4 semesters of receipt of the award (excluding Summer Session)
Scholarships for engineering students
Scholarships for engineering students All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Scholarships for engineering students
Scholarships for engineering students All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship for sophomore (2nd year) engineering students
Annual scholarship for sophomore (2nd year) engineering students All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship for a continuing student; First preference to students graduating from Green Lake H.S., Green Lake, WI with a Mechanical Engineering major; 2nd to Green Lake H.S. graduate in any engineering major; 3rd to Green Lake County high school...
Annual scholarship for a continuing student; First preference to students graduating from Green Lake H.S., Green Lake, WI with a Mechanical Engineering major; 2nd to Green Lake H.S. graduate in any engineering major; 3rd to Green Lake County high school graduates in mechanical engineering; 4th to Green Lake County high school graduates in any engineering major; 5th to any Wisconsin high school graduate. All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
One time award to incoming freshmen engineering students who are unable to attend institution without financial assistance.
One time award to incoming freshmen engineering students who are unable to attend institution without financial assistance.
One semester scholarship for sophomore (2nd year) engineering student who is a resident of Wisconsin with financial need
One semester scholarship for sophomore (2nd year) engineering student who is a resident of Wisconsin with financial need All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship for engineering sophomore with a GPA of at least 3.0; financial need primary consideration; preference to those working and/or involved in extracurricular activities; preference to candidates from Beloit, Wisconsin. If no candidates from this area then from Rock...
Annual scholarship for engineering sophomore with a GPA of at least 3.0; financial need primary consideration; preference to those working and/or involved in extracurricular activities; preference to candidates from Beloit, Wisconsin. If no candidates from this area then from Rock County, Dane County and the State of Wisconsin All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
One semester scholarship for sophomore (2nd year) engineering student
One semester scholarship for sophomore (2nd year) engineering student All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship to full-time, Chemical Engineering student; junior or senior standing; based on academic standing, then need
Annual scholarship to full-time, Chemical Engineering student; junior or senior standing; based on academic standing, then need
One semester scholarship for a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien; significant interruption in formal education (usually 5 or more years); academic performance; clearly expressed educational/career goals; admission to an engineering department; preference to individuals who have served honorably in...
One semester scholarship for a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien; significant interruption in formal education (usually 5 or more years); academic performance; clearly expressed educational/career goals; admission to an engineering department; preference to individuals who have served honorably in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship for an undergraduate student enrolled in any engineering major
Annual scholarship for an undergraduate student enrolled in any engineering major All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award
Annual award for female engineering student
Annual award for female engineering student All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Scholarship to full-time student majoring in either Civil Engineering or Industrial Engineering; awards alternate between two departments; need, academic standing and extracurricular activities taken into consideration
Scholarship to full-time student majoring in either Civil Engineering or Industrial Engineering; awards alternate between two departments; need, academic standing and extracurricular activities taken into consideration
Annual scholarship for an active member of the Society of Women Engineers student chapter at the UW-Madison College of Engineering
Annual scholarship for an active member of the Society of Women Engineers student chapter at the UW-Madison College of Engineering All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarships for sophomore (2nd year) students of academic distinction in engineering
Annual scholarships for sophomore (2nd year) students of academic distinction in engineering All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Scholarship for outstanding undergraduate(s) admitted to an engineering department and has completed at least one course in their major
Scholarship for outstanding undergraduate(s) admitted to an engineering department and has completed at least one course in their major
Admission to a degree granting department in Engineering; cumulative GPA of at least 3.75 on a 4.0 scale; U.S. citizen (born or naturalized); recommendation from faculty member familiar with applicant's qualifications All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Scholarship for a graduate of a public high school in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Scholarship for a graduate of a public high school in Oshkosh, Wisconsin All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship for a sophomore (2nd year) engineering student
Annual scholarship for a sophomore (2nd year) engineering student All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship for a female engineering student. Must be a U.S. citizen and must be continuing study in engineering after receipt of the award
Annual scholarship for a female engineering student. Must be a U.S. citizen and must be continuing study in engineering after receipt of the award All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship for undergraduate engineering student studying mechanical engineering; 2 awards each year
Annual scholarship for undergraduate engineering student studying mechanical engineering; 2 awards each year
Annual scholarships for engineering students from any discipline with a demonstrated interest in a career in manufacturing through coursework, co-op experiences, internships, etc.; at least sophomore standing; must maintain minimum 3.2 GPA
Annual scholarships for engineering students from any discipline with a demonstrated interest in a career in manufacturing through coursework, co-op experiences, internships, etc.; at least sophomore standing; must maintain minimum 3.2 GPA All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and have completed at least two semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
One semester scholarship for Engineering Mechanics student; 3.7 or greater cum GPA, demonstrated interest in Astronautics option; preference to student in a ROTC program
One semester scholarship for Engineering Mechanics student; 3.7 or greater cum GPA, demonstrated interest in Astronautics option; preference to student in a ROTC program All applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering and must have completed at least 2 semesters (excluding Summer Session) on the UW-Madison campus at the time of the award.
Annual scholarship to full-time engineering student; junior or senior standing; based on academic standing, then need
Annual scholarship to full-time engineering student; junior or senior standing; based on academic standing, then need
Scholarships marked with FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions in the list above require a completed Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for awarding decisions. To learn more about applying for financial aid, please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid website.