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Welcome to the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies scholarship page. The Nelson Institute uses "Scholarships@UW-Madison" located in the My UW-Madison student center for all scholarships.  These scholarships are available to undergraduate students enrolled in a Nelson Institute program; please note there may be additional eligibility requirements depending on the scholarship.

When reviewing applications, the Nelson Institute Review Committee will take into consideration academic achievement, demonstrated financial need, commitment to community and dedication to environmental studies.  All eligible applicants must be in good academic standing, be enrolled full-time at UW-Madison and making progress toward a Nelson Institute environmental studies program.

On-line scholarship application forms must be completed by the deadline noted be considered for awards. Some applications are tied to multiple scholarships while others are for a specific scholarship. If you qualify, you may be asked to complete multiple scholarship application forms. To apply, go to MyUW and click on the Finances Tab. Proceed to Scholarships@UW-Madison

Click here for more information about our program. Please email with any questions about Nelson Institute scholarships.

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Scholarships for this Program

Scholarships Descriptions
Community Environmental Scholars Program (CESP) Scholarships support undergraduate students who are committed to community engagement around environmental issues. The awards are for students who plan to complete an undergraduate program in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies or who are...
The Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison offers the annual Reid Bryson Scholarship competition to honor the life and legacy of our founder, Professor Reid Bryson. The scholarship rewards exemplary students whose research mirrors the...
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.