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The Department of Economics is among the largest departments in the College of Letters and Science and among the most respected programs of economics in the world.  We are happy to be able to present our undergraduate students with an array of scholarships, many of them funded by our generous and dedicated alumni, to reward and assist them with the ever-increasing cost of a solid liberal arts education.

We present scholarships that serve meritorious students from all sectors of our diverse student body in the Department. Some target residents of Wisconsin or other home states of our alumni. Some encourage women in the field of undergraduate economics. Some hope to bolster students aiming for post-graduate work in the private sector, others look for those extremely driven academicians who are likely to be heading on to specialized study in graduate programs.

We hope our majors check for available scholarships and use the convenient online applications designed by Scholarships@UW and take full advantage of the resources we are happy to offer each academic year.

Application Information

We encourage you to fill out the application, which will best-fit you to any of the many scholarships we have to offer. The requirements of our summaries are firm. You must complete the application and it submit by the deadline for consideration. Some scholarships may be renewed for a second year, which will require a new application. Questions should be addressed to the Economics Undergraduate Office via email at econadvise@ssc.wisc.edu well in advance of the application deadline.

Please be aware that Study Abroad terms done in UW-affiliated programs do count as terms of full enrollment for the purposes of ascertaining continuing enrollment status. Wisconsin residency status does not include residential reciprocity here. Your DARS is the document of record for all your enrollment and GPA inquiries.



Applications Opened Yearly

Degenhart Family Scholarship in Economcis

Early February - Early March

Draminski Economics Scholarship

Early February - Early March

Everett Smith Scholarship in Economics

Early February - Early March

Gerald Konz Scholarship

Early February - Early March

Juli Plant Grainger Scholarship in Economics

Early February - Early March

Mary Claire Phipps Scholarship in Economics

Early February - Early March

Meek Bishop Scholarship in Economics

Early February - Early March

Stone Scholarship in Economics

Early February - Early March

Susan M. Meyers Scholarship in Economics

Early February - Early March

Veldor Kopitzke Scholarship in Economics

Early February - Early March

Scholarships for this Program

Scholarships Descriptions
Merit based scholarship given to a declared economics major.
This scholarship was donated for awards to economics majors with Wisconsin residency.
This $1000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a meritorious student of Economics.
This $2,000 scholarship in economics will be awarded to a declared major in Economics, including all Colleges, who is a resident of Wisconsin, not including reciprocity students. A GPA of 3.0 in all degree credits completed at the time of...
Merit based scholarship given to a declared economics major.
The Lorraine A. and W. Dwight Stone Scholarship is funded by the very generous donations of Lorraine A. and W. Dwight Stone. Scholarships will be awarded annually to students with residency in either MN or IA, and awards may be...
This annual scholarship was generously donated by alumnus Margery Amundsen to provide a one-time scholarship to an outstanding female student with financial need who is majoring in Economics. This scholarship is open to all female declared Economics majors from all...
This generous $5,000 scholarship is renewable for a second year to deserving students with Wisconsin residency. It is one of the few that students of excellence in the department can be awarded prior to declaring the Econ major.
One to four scholarships with ranging amounts awarded annually to students of economics.
$1,000 scholarship awarded annually to a student of high academic merit who is a declared Economics major in any College of the UW-Madison.
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.