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SuccessWorks at the College of Letters & Science Internship Scholarship

Programs Offering this Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $1,000-5,000 to enable L&S undergraduates to take advantage of internships--paid or unpaid--during their undergraduate careers. The funds may be used to offset lack of wages for an unpaid or under-paid internship, as well as assist with expenses incurred during the internship, including living and transportation costs.

FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions

Eligibility Criteria

-L&S undergraduate student. -Satisfactory academic performance; overall GPA is 2.5 or above. -Students must have secured or be in the process of securing an internship. -Internship must be 10 hours/week minimum; # or weeks minimum; cannot be for internship post-graduation.

How to Apply

Students can apply for the opportunity by logging into MyUW and selecting the Student Service tab. Select Scholarships@UW-Madison. The deadline to apply is March 31. Questions? Contact SuccessWorks via email at or by telephone at 608-262-3921.

Selection Criteria

Students will be selected on the basis of the strength of their application, satisfactory academic performance, demonstrated financial need, and quality of the internship experience. Preference will be given to first-generation college students and those hailing from underrepresented backgrounds.

Donor Information

Awards are made possible through the generous donations from the Weil, Henderson-Reznick, Shinners, and Picus families.

Award Information

We require students to submit the FAFSA to be considered for this need-based scholarships. Students who are not able to fill out the FAFSA are still eligible to receive funds, but should contact the internship coordinator about their circumstance.

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