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Scholarships Awarded to Graduate Students

Incoming graduate students can apply for scholarships as soon as they receive their NetID and password. You do not need to wait until you have been accepted to the University to apply.

This listing generally only includes the scholarships that are available on My Scholarships. The majority of opportunities currently available to graduate students can be found through the Office of Fellowships and Funding Resources.

Scholarships Descriptions
The purpose of these awards is to support graduate students at the UW-Madison planning to conduct summer fieldwork pertaining to the study of Africa.
The purpose of these awards is to support graduate students at the UW-Madison planning to conduct summer fieldwork pertaining to the study of Africa.
Applicants must be UW-Madison graduate students making progress toward a research-based master's or doctoral degree focused substantially on Africa in any department or program. Students graduating in the Spring or Summer term are not eligible to apply.
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs. Albert Joyce Riker and Adelaide E. (Evenson) Riker left the remainder of their estate to the development of scholarships. Dr. Albert Riker was a world renowned plant pathologist at the UW,...
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs. Albert Joyce Riker and Adelaide E. (Evenson) Riker left the remainder of their estate to the development of scholarships. Dr. Albert Riker was a world renowned plant pathologist at the UW, while Dr. Adelaide Riker's research was in the area of soilborne fungi in the Department of Bacteriology at the University of Arizona.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS.
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs. Albert Joyce Riker and Adelaide E. (Evenson) Riker left the remainder of their estate to the development of scholarships. Dr. Albert Riker was a world renowned plant pathologist at the UW,...
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs. Albert Joyce Riker and Adelaide E. (Evenson) Riker left the remainder of their estate to the development of scholarships. Dr. Albert Riker was a world renowned plant pathologist at the UW, while Dr. Adelaide Riker's research was in the area of soilborne fungi in the Department of Bacteriology at the University of Arizona.
Scholarship awarded to graduate student in Plant Pathology.
The Donor wishes to support graduate students studying experimental high energy physics.
The Donor wishes to support graduate students studying experimental high energy physics.
Graduate Student in Physics. Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics majors.
The Green Tree Garden Club awards this scholarship to grad students who have demonstrated talent, ability, and interest in natural resources. It is in honor of Aldo Leopold, a UW Wildlife Ecology professor, who is best known for his book...
The Green Tree Garden Club awards this scholarship to grad students who have demonstrated talent, ability, and interest in natural resources. It is in honor of Aldo Leopold, a UW Wildlife Ecology professor, who is best known for his book "A Sand County Almanac".
Awarded to CALS graduate students studying Forest Science, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, or Wildlife Ecology.
Alfred was a brilliant academic in literature and musical composition in the early-mid 1900s, with his work still held by the Wisconsin Historical Society. After receiving his doctorate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison he joined the Department of Romance Languages...
Alfred was a brilliant academic in literature and musical composition in the early-mid 1900s, with his work still held by the Wisconsin Historical Society. After receiving his doctorate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison he joined the Department of Romance Languages teaching French-Italian literay relations after 1800. This scholarship honors his life, work, and wishes to assist students in Wildlife Ecology.
Awarded to CALS undergraduate students Department of Wildlife Ecology. GPA of 3.5 and demonstrated financial need are required.
For Graduate Student Scholarships in memory of Walter Max Borer, MS Physics, Class of 1937
For Graduate Student Scholarships in memory of Walter Max Borer, MS Physics, Class of 1937
Open to returning adult and other non-traditional students, this scholarship supports women who are 45 or older, and who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, or professional degrees.
Open to returning adult and other non-traditional students, this scholarship supports women who are 45 or older, and who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, or professional degrees.
The Alma Baron Scholarship criteria include the following: 1) female who is 45 years or older; 2) recently admitted or continuing UW-Madison degree candidate in good academic standing; 3) demonstrating financial need; 4) U.S. citizen, permanent resident, asylee, or other eligible non-citizen; and 5) with potential for academic success based on career or non-career experience in the past five years. Eligible applicants will be evaluated in a competitive selection process. View the program site and the scholarship application for details. Scholarship awards for nontraditional students require admission to a UW-Madison degree program. Prospective students who have not yet been admitted as UW-Madison degree candidates should submit an application for admission well before the scholarship deadline, and must anticipate an admissions decision by mid-March. Awards will be contingent upon enrollment during the scholarship year.
The WUD Alternative Breaks Trip Scholarship program seeks to enable all students, regardless of their financial situation, to participate in the WUD Alternative Breaks trips.
The WUD Alternative Breaks Trip Scholarship program seeks to enable all students, regardless of their financial situation, to participate in the WUD Alternative Breaks trips.
In order to receive a WUD Alternative Breaks Trip Scholarship, applicants must also apply and be accepted to a WUD Alternative Breaks service education trip.
This scholarship is designed to support students in the MSW program who have financial need and are struggling to complete their degree.
This scholarship is designed to support students in the MSW program who have financial need and are struggling to complete their degree.
Current full-time or part-time program MSW student in her/his Generalist Practice year who demonstrates a financial need in the context of challenges that could prevent completion of the MSW, and who demonstrates a commitment to the social work profession. Students should have good academic standing and potential.
This award is open to MSW students who have a strong commitment to social work with an interest in social policy.
This award is open to MSW students who have a strong commitment to social work with an interest in social policy.
Current full-time or part-time program MSW student who has a demonstrated commitment to social work practice and a financial need that presents a hardship in terms of completing the program.
The fellowship was established in 1987 by a bequest from the estate of Lillian Whittinghill Barr for use by the School of Education. Mrs. Barr was the wife of Arvil S. Barr, a distinguished professor in the School of...
The fellowship was established in 1987 by a bequest from the estate of Lillian Whittinghill Barr for use by the School of Education. Mrs. Barr was the wife of Arvil S. Barr, a distinguished professor in the School of Education for many years.
The recipient must be a dissertator in the School of Education who¿s academic and research program focus is on learning, teaching, or teacher education.
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 professor in the School of Education from 1924 until his death in 1962. ...
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 professor in the School of Education from 1924 until his death in 1962. He was nationally known for his works on the evaluation of learning and teacher effectiveness.
The recipient must be an advanced graduate student in the School of Education whose major focus, in terms of program of studies and research projects, is teacher education. Students at or near the dissertation level have been selected most frequently for these awards in previous years, though dissertation status is not a requirement.
Dr. August M. Gorenz received his Ph.D in Plant Pathology from the UW and had a long and successful career as pathologist specializing in tropical plant diseases. This scholarship is awarded by the Plant Pathology Department in his honor.
Dr. August M. Gorenz received his Ph.D in Plant Pathology from the UW and had a long and successful career as pathologist specializing in tropical plant diseases. This scholarship is awarded by the Plant Pathology Department in his honor.
Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students majoring in Plant Pathology.
Badger Flyers, Inc. was an organization made up of companies that sold supplies to the dairy and ice cream manufacturers - including Wisconsin Dairy and Ice Cream Supplymen's Association and the Wisconsin Dairy Products Association. It got its name from...
Badger Flyers, Inc. was an organization made up of companies that sold supplies to the dairy and ice cream manufacturers - including Wisconsin Dairy and Ice Cream Supplymen's Association and the Wisconsin Dairy Products Association. It got its name from the many members who had been flyers in World War II. This scholarship is awarded in their honor.
Awarded to undergraduate students studying for BS, MS, or a PhD degree in either Dairy Chemistry or Dairy Manufacturing in the department of Food Science.
This scholarship is awarded to non-traditional or returning adult students who have experienced a significant break in their education (typically a cumulative gap of five or more years) and who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, or professional degrees.
This scholarship is awarded to non-traditional or returning adult students who have experienced a significant break in their education (typically a cumulative gap of five or more years) and who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, or professional degrees.
To be eligible for consideration an applicant must 1) have experienced a significant gap in their education--ideally, a cumulative gap of five or more years; 2) demonstrate financial need; 3) show academic promise, achievement, and commitment; and 4) be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, or other eligible non-citizens. Eligible applicants will be evaluated in a competitive selection process. View the program site and the scholarship application for details. Scholarship awards for nontraditional students require admission to a UW-Madison degree program. Prospective students who have not yet been admitted as UW-Madison degree candidates should submit an application for admission well before the scholarship deadline, and must anticipate an admissions decision by mid-March. Awards will be contingent upon enrollment during the scholarship year.
This scholarship is intended to support social work students committed to working with clients affected by mental illness.
This scholarship is intended to support social work students committed to working with clients affected by mental illness.
Current full-time program and part-time program MSW students interested in the Mental Health focus area. Preference is given to Wisconsin residents focused on a career in in-patient psychiatric care, with a strong emphasis to students in field at Mendota Mental Health Institute or Winnebago Mental Health Institute.
The Beth Weber Pawlak Scholarship was established by the family, relatives and friends of Beth Weber Pawlak, a 1975 graduate of the School of Nursing. Beth, who died in a plane crash in 1979, was among one of the...
The Beth Weber Pawlak Scholarship was established by the family, relatives and friends of Beth Weber Pawlak, a 1975 graduate of the School of Nursing. Beth, who died in a plane crash in 1979, was among one of the first students to complete the primary health care sequence of courses. On graduation she received a citation for distinctive scholastic achievement.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
In her day, Beulah Dahle was known on campus as the "dean" of food service in the UW residence halls. Working closely with UW chef, Carson Gulley, she worked on expanding the food offerings on campus while seeking to improve...
In her day, Beulah Dahle was known on campus as the "dean" of food service in the UW residence halls. Working closely with UW chef, Carson Gulley, she worked on expanding the food offerings on campus while seeking to improve students' food habits. This scholarship serves to honor her distinguished career.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS majoring in Dietetics or Food Science.
Big Ten Academic Alliance Smithsonian Institution Fellows conduct independent study and research related to Smithsonian collections, experts, or facilities in cooperation with at least one Smithsonian advisor.
Big Ten Academic Alliance Smithsonian Institution Fellows conduct independent study and research related to Smithsonian collections, experts, or facilities in cooperation with at least one Smithsonian advisor.
Only students currently enrolled in one of the Big Ten Academic Alliance member universities are eligible. Students must have completed all course work for their programs, and must have been admitted into doctoral candidacy and satisfied all requirements except completion of the dissertation by the time their appointment begins in order to qualify. The program is open to US citizens and Non-US citizens. Applicants whose native language is not English are expected to have the ability to write and converse fluently in English. All application materials must be presented in English. No employee or contractor of the Smithsonian Institution may hold a Smithsonian fellowship during the time of his/her employment or contract. A Smithsonian fellowship may not be awarded to any person who has been employed by or under contract to the Institution in the previous year without the prior approval of the Office of Fellowships.
Earning his PhD. in biochemistry in 1940, Carl Krieger began his career at the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. He went on to spend much of his career at the Campbell Soup Company where he moved up to eventually becoming President...
Earning his PhD. in biochemistry in 1940, Carl Krieger began his career at the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. He went on to spend much of his career at the Campbell Soup Company where he moved up to eventually becoming President of the Campbell Institute of Food Research. His association with the UW also included service as President of the Wisconsin Alumni Association, and as a member of the WAA Board of Directors.
Awarded to first year graduate students in the department of Biochemistry. Recipients are chosen based scholastic standing.
The Carl and Brynn Anderson Graduate Physics Fund provides support for graduate student recruitment and retention, travel for study and research, materials for study or research; recognizing achievement in scholarship.
The Carl and Brynn Anderson Graduate Physics Fund provides support for graduate student recruitment and retention, travel for study and research, materials for study or research; recognizing achievement in scholarship.
Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics majors.
The Schenk-Brezan Scholarship was established in 2002 by Ms. Schenk in honor of her parents, Randolph and Lucy Schenk. Carlen received her bachelor's degree in 1972 from the School of Education and taught earth science and math for 11...
The Schenk-Brezan Scholarship was established in 2002 by Ms. Schenk in honor of her parents, Randolph and Lucy Schenk. Carlen received her bachelor's degree in 1972 from the School of Education and taught earth science and math for 11 years at a junior high school in West Allis, Wisconsin.
Awarded to a student in the science or math teacher certification program. Preference should be given to a student w hose emphasis is in earth science.
The Carns, Cronin, Glassow Scholarship was established by multiple gifts made in honor of three early faculty members in the Women's Physical Education Department.
The Carns, Cronin, Glassow Scholarship was established by multiple gifts made in honor of three early faculty members in the Women's Physical Education Department.
Graduate women who have given evidence of professional promise in the fields of physical education.
A graduate student in language arts.
A graduate student in language arts.
This scholarship was created with funds from the Charles Eckburg Trusts to support students in one of three ways: (1) baccalaureate seniors enrolled in the Honors Program in Nursing and pursuing their honors thesis, (2) graduate students enrolled in the...
This scholarship was created with funds from the Charles Eckburg Trusts to support students in one of three ways: (1) baccalaureate seniors enrolled in the Honors Program in Nursing and pursuing their honors thesis, (2) graduate students enrolled in the DNP Program (seeking preparation for advanced nursing practice positions), and (3) Graduate Students enrolled in the Doctoral Program in Nursing and pursuing their dissertation research.
(1) baccalaureate seniors enrolled in the Honors Program in Nursing and pursuing their honors thesis, (2) graduate students enrolled in the DNP Program (seeking preparation for advanced nursing practice positions), and (3) Graduate Students enrolled in the Doctoral Program in Nursing and pursuing their dissertation research.
Experimental graduate student support. Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics majors.
Experimental graduate student support. Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics majors. This fellowship supports a graduate student studying experimental physics.
This fund was established on February 9, 1973 as a request within the Last Will & Testament of Charline M. Wackman dated October 19, 1961. Mary Brabyn Wackman was Charline¿s mother who preceded her death by some years. These scholarships...
This fund was established on February 9, 1973 as a request within the Last Will & Testament of Charline M. Wackman dated October 19, 1961. Mary Brabyn Wackman was Charline¿s mother who preceded her death by some years. These scholarships were established for students in the performing arts related to theatrical production.
Wisconsin resident; graduate and undergraduate; show evidence of significant participation in speech and drama; good academic standing
In 1998 Chiquita Brands established this scholarship for the purpose of paying tribute to the life, work, and contributions of Carleton A. Friday - a prominent leader in the Wisconsin food processing industry. Mr. Friday served the canning industry for...
In 1998 Chiquita Brands established this scholarship for the purpose of paying tribute to the life, work, and contributions of Carleton A. Friday - a prominent leader in the Wisconsin food processing industry. Mr. Friday served the canning industry for many years as president and director of the Wisconsin Food Processors Association and also as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Food Processors Association. The scholarship serves to invest in the education of future leaders for the food industry.
Awarded to CALS undergraduate or graduate students majoring in Food Science. A minimum GPA of 3.5 is required. Extracurricular activities are considered.
Graduate student who intends to pursue a career serving schools with predominantly minority populations and who is most likely to be an outstanding leader in the field of multi-cultural education. Selected by a committee established by the Associate Dean of...
Graduate student who intends to pursue a career serving schools with predominantly minority populations and who is most likely to be an outstanding leader in the field of multi-cultural education. Selected by a committee established by the Associate Dean of External Relations.
The Conger Family Doctoral Student Support Fund was established in honor of the Conger family. Sisters Ruth Conger Olson, Katinka Conger Stout and Sarah Conger Schrader attended UW-Madison and had successful careers in the field of nursing. The purpose...
The Conger Family Doctoral Student Support Fund was established in honor of the Conger family. Sisters Ruth Conger Olson, Katinka Conger Stout and Sarah Conger Schrader attended UW-Madison and had successful careers in the field of nursing. The purpose of this limited-term fund is to award scholarships to doctoral students enrolled in the School of Nursing studying psychiatric/mental health in children, adolescents or adults. Preference should be given to doctoral students with a child or adolescent research focus. The award may be used to support travel, conference registration, data collection or other expenses related to research or development of evidence based practice.
Tuition grants are offered each term to support adults who have experienced a significant break in their formal education and do not qualify for federal financial aid or scholarships due to their part-time enrollment status.
Tuition grants are offered each term to support adults who have experienced a significant break in their formal education and do not qualify for federal financial aid or scholarships due to their part-time enrollment status.
Applicants must be returning adult students with a significant break in their formal education of five or more years. This includes degree-seeking students enrolled less than half-time and non-degree University Special students not eligible for financial aid. (Dissertators and full-time degree seeking students are not eligible.) Student must demonstrate financial need as indicated within the application. Recipients will be selected primarily on the basis of financial need, clearly expressed educational goals and significant interruption (usually five years or more) in formal education. The balancing of such factors as number of degrees already completed, length of interruption in education, proximity to completion of educational goal, recent academic performance and other indications of potential academic success at UW-Madison will result in the allocation of grants as funds allow. Priority given to those who are on a path to earn a first undergraduate degree, including those currently in special student status.
The fund supports graduate students pursuing degrees in the Department of Physics.
The fund supports graduate students pursuing degrees in the Department of Physics.
Graduate standing in Physics. Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics majors.
This scholarship is one of a number of scholarships available to non-traditional or returning adult students. In particular, it supports women returning to school to complete their undergraduate or graduate degrees.
This scholarship is one of a number of scholarships available to non-traditional or returning adult students. In particular, it supports women returning to school to complete their undergraduate or graduate degrees.
To be eligible for award consideration, an applicant must be 1) female; 2) in financial need; 3) possessing academic merit; 4) returning to school after some break in education; 5) admitted to an undergraduate or graduate degree program; and 6) a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, asylee, or other eligible non-citizen. Eligible applicants will be evaluated in a competitive selection process. View the program site and the scholarship application for details. Scholarship awards for nontraditional students require admission to a UW-Madison degree program. Prospective students who have not yet been admitted as UW-Madison degree candidates should submit an application for admission well before the scholarship deadline, and must anticipate an admissions decision by mid-March. Awards will be contingent upon enrollment during the scholarship year.
After earning his Ph.D in food science and chemical engineering 1968, Daryl B. Lund rose through the ranks at Wisconsin's Department of Food Science. He left the UW in 1988, for Rutgers, and later Cornell University. Lund is the only...
After earning his Ph.D in food science and chemical engineering 1968, Daryl B. Lund rose through the ranks at Wisconsin's Department of Food Science. He left the UW in 1988, for Rutgers, and later Cornell University. Lund is the only food scientist in the history of our profession to be the Dean at two major land grant Universities. He returned to the UW in 2001 and is now an Emeritus Professor. This scholarship is in recognition of all of Dr. Lund's accomplishments.
Awarded to an outstanding graduate student in the Department of Food Science. Preference given to students interested in food engineering.
The Center for Research on Gender and Women offers a competitive award to support research and/or advocacy pertaining to reproductive health, rights, and justice. The intended purposes of this award are twofold: first, to support the scholarly and career...
The Center for Research on Gender and Women offers a competitive award to support research and/or advocacy pertaining to reproductive health, rights, and justice. The intended purposes of this award are twofold: first, to support the scholarly and career trajectories of future professionals in this topic area; second, to advance the reproductive health, rights, and justice of residents of Wisconsin and beyond. This award is named in honor of Deborah A. Hobbins, a former UW-Madison Foundation employee and longtime Madison-area supporter of abortion, contraception, and other reproductive health services. The award has been generously donated by Deborah¿s friend and colleague, Jeanne Bissell. Ideally, the award will support a specific research and/or advocacy project pertaining to reproductive health, rights, and justice. However, students may also put the award toward more general educational or living expenses, as long as they can clarify how their academic and career trajectory is
1) Currently enrolled graduate and professional students. A Gender/ and Women's Studies Ph.D. minor is not necessary but encouraged. 2) Research or advocacy topic or career trajectory relevant to reproductive health, rights, and justice. Selection will be made on the basis of excellence in academic work by a committee appointed by the Research Committee of the Department of Gender and Women's Studies.
This scholarship was established to support MSW students pursuing studies in the mental health field who are interested in working with persons with serious and long-term mental illnesses.
This scholarship was established to support MSW students pursuing studies in the mental health field who are interested in working with persons with serious and long-term mental illnesses.
Current full-time program and part-time program MSW student who demonstrates a commitment to work in the mental health field with persons with serious and long-term mental illnesses, and has a good academic record. Preference will be given to students who are financing their own graduate education.
This fellowship is awarded to a returning adult student with preference given to an individual with family responsibilities. The student selected as the Delmar and Mary Pockat Fellow must have demonstrated the highest commitment to educational administration and show...
This fellowship is awarded to a returning adult student with preference given to an individual with family responsibilities. The student selected as the Delmar and Mary Pockat Fellow must have demonstrated the highest commitment to educational administration and show outstanding potential. The student must also demonstrate a long term commitment to the field of educational administration in public schools.
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities. The Delta Gamma Alumnae Association established this annual scholarship program.
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities. The Delta Gamma Alumnae Association established this annual scholarship program.
Students may be undergraduate, graduate or professional school students. Students must have a disability, with preference given to students with visual impairments.
To recognize Dr. Dennis Buege's long and distinguished career in Meat Science at the UW and as an advisor to the Wisconsin Association of Meat Science Association (WAMP), the association set up this scholarship in his name. The "meat science...
To recognize Dr. Dennis Buege's long and distinguished career in Meat Science at the UW and as an advisor to the Wisconsin Association of Meat Science Association (WAMP), the association set up this scholarship in his name. The "meat science guy", as he was known, was considered a national resource for information on the nutritional composition of fresh and processed meat.
Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students who plan to pursue a career in the field of meat science.
Scholarship for grad student; area of study is human factors; preferably a woman and/or underrepresented student who has an interest in socially active causes
Scholarship for grad student; area of study is human factors; preferably a woman and/or underrepresented student who has an interest in socially active causes
Current ISyE Graduate Student Scholarship for grad student; area of study is human factors; preferably a woman and/or underrepresented student who has an interest in socially active causes
This fund was established in 1995 from the estate of Ruth Stathearn Dickie. The purpose of this fund is to support graduate students at the UW-Madison by providing grants-in-aid to those enrolled in science, mathematics, or engineering studies whose...
This fund was established in 1995 from the estate of Ruth Stathearn Dickie. The purpose of this fund is to support graduate students at the UW-Madison by providing grants-in-aid to those enrolled in science, mathematics, or engineering studies whose domicile at the time of matriculation at the UW-Madison was in Sauk County, Wisconsin. In selecting a student for this fellowship, the Graduate School will give preference to returning adult students and to students who have not previously received these fellowship funds. Additionally, priority will be given to dissertators who have an expected doctoral time-to-degree that is no more than their academic program's average Final PhD Program time-to- degree and no more than the AAU peers' average Final PhD Program time-to-degree.
a) Pursuing a course of study in one of the academic programs in the Physical Sciences or Biological Sciences Divisions. b) Residing in Sauk County, WI, at the time of matriculation at UW-Madison. Additional preference will be given to returning adult students
The fund will provide financial support to undergraduate and graduate students within the Department of Material Science and Engineering.
The fund will provide financial support to undergraduate and graduate students within the Department of Material Science and Engineering.
Current MS&E undergraduate and graduate student Current MS&E undergraduate and graduate student
This award supports BSW or MSW students in financial need.
This award supports BSW or MSW students in financial need.
This fund will be used to support need-based scholarships for undergraduate or graduate students in the UW-Madison School of Social Work.
Born in Glendale Wisconsin, Douglas D. Sorenson, earned his undergrad degrees in Soil Science and Agronomy, and then his M.S. in Soil Science all at the University of Wisconsin. He went on to teach at Mazomanie High School, but returned...
Born in Glendale Wisconsin, Douglas D. Sorenson, earned his undergrad degrees in Soil Science and Agronomy, and then his M.S. in Soil Science all at the University of Wisconsin. He went on to teach at Mazomanie High School, but returned to the UW to earn another M.S. in agricultural journalism. Throughout his career, Mr. Sorenson worked on and off campus in a variety of positions within the Ag Journalism field. Both Mr. Sorenson, and his wife Juanita, established scholarships, and upon both of their deaths, their full philanthropy was accomplished.
Awarded to undergraduate juniors or seniors or graduate students in CALS from rural Wisconsin majoring in Soil Science, Plant Science, Agricultural Journalism or Life Science Communication. A minimum GPA of 3.5 is required.
Born in Glendale Wisconsin, Douglas D. Sorenson, earned his undergrad degrees in Soil Science and Agronomy, and then his M.S. in Soil Science all at the University of Wisconsin. He went on to teach at Mazomanie High School, but returned...
Born in Glendale Wisconsin, Douglas D. Sorenson, earned his undergrad degrees in Soil Science and Agronomy, and then his M.S. in Soil Science all at the University of Wisconsin. He went on to teach at Mazomanie High School, but returned to the UW to earn another M.S. in agricultural journalism. Throughout his career, Mr. Sorenson worked on and off campus in a variety of positions within the Ag Journalism field. Both Mr. Sorenson, and his wife Juanita, established scholarships, and upon both of their deaths, their full philanthropy was accomplished.
Awarded to undergraduate juniors or seniors or graduate students in CALS. Preference given to students from rural Wisconsin majoring in Soil Science, Plant Science, Agricultural Journalism or Life Science Communication. A minimum GPA of 3.5 is required.
Dr. Dwayne A. Rohweder, for whom this award is named, is a highly respected Agronomist who was known for his effective communication ability and for his knowledge of forage and agronomic crops. Prior to his retirement, his extension services...
Dr. Dwayne A. Rohweder, for whom this award is named, is a highly respected Agronomist who was known for his effective communication ability and for his knowledge of forage and agronomic crops. Prior to his retirement, his extension services were sought out by citizens throughout Wisconsin and the nation. He remains active in forage improvement programs in Wisconsin.
Awarded to graduate students in CALS who are majoring in Agronomy.
ELPA graduate student support.
ELPA graduate student support.
How can great marketing impact the world? What have you done to showcase your passion for building and marketing new products, whether it be through a past internship or working on a new online business in your garage? Can you...
How can great marketing impact the world? What have you done to showcase your passion for building and marketing new products, whether it be through a past internship or working on a new online business in your garage? Can you talk about a new product or business idea that could fare well in the ecommerce world? What about this new idea is going to benefit potential customers and make their lives easier? If you're more into the technology science area, feel free to talk about your aspirations as an ecommerce developer or designer. Are you currently working on an idea that could potentially improve the way ecommerce professionals work on a daily basis? Please submit your response to Ecommerce Platforms. After that, we'll review all responses and the winner will receive a $2,000 check to be spent on tuition fees and supplies for school.
Only accept candidates who show proof that they are studying and enrolled with an accredited school program. You must be at least ten years old to apply, so the ages are really open to just about anyone. The scholarship competition is considered an international one, so don't feel like your school might be disqualified for its location. Terms and conditions apply.
The purpose of the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society is to recognize outstanding scholarly achievement and promote diversity and excellence in doctoral education and the professoriate. The Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society seeks to develop a network of...
The purpose of the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society is to recognize outstanding scholarly achievement and promote diversity and excellence in doctoral education and the professoriate. The Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society seeks to develop a network of preeminent scholars who exemplify academic and personal excellence, foster environments of support and serve as examples of scholarship, leadership, character, service, and advocacy for students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the academy.
Application deadline January 26, 2018. All Ph.D. students who reach dissertator status by 1/23/2018 and postdoctoral researchers will be eligible to nominate themselves for consideration as 2018 inductees as long as they exemplify the five Bouchet qualities.
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities, established by David W. Adams in memory of his step-father, a 1924 graduate of the School of Commerce.
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities, established by David W. Adams in memory of his step-father, a 1924 graduate of the School of Commerce.
Students may be undergraduate, graduate or professional school students. Students must have a disability.
The Edward N. Himes Memorial Scholarship was established by his family. Edward N. Himes, a 1955 graduate of the College of Letters and Science with a BS in Math, and a master's degree from the University of Colorado-Boulder. He was...
The Edward N. Himes Memorial Scholarship was established by his family. Edward N. Himes, a 1955 graduate of the College of Letters and Science with a BS in Math, and a master's degree from the University of Colorado-Boulder. He was a career educator. He worked abroad with UNESCO and the Ford Foundation preparing students to become mathematics teachers in colleges i
Edward's family wishes to honor his passion for education by supporting others who likewise show a passion for their education. The family wishes that the primary recipients of this fund be enrolled in the secondary math education program, have graduated from either a Wisconsin or Minnesota high school, and demonstrate financial need.
Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics graduate students.
Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics graduate students. Eligible applicants are women pursuing graduate degrees in physics.
Undergrad or grad scholarships in ME
Undergrad or grad scholarships in ME
Mechanical Engineering major Completed applications are read and evaluated using criteria designated by the donor and the values of the college. In addition, scholarships with a required financial need component use information provided on the completed FAFSA form
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities, established by the late Ethelmae S. Merriam.
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities, established by the late Ethelmae S. Merriam.
Students may be undergraduate, graduate or professional school students. Students must have a disability, with preference given to students with learning and psychological disabilities, AD/HD and autism spectrum disorders.
The Ream Family established this scholarship fund to support students majoring in agronomy or plant breeding and genetics. Howard Ream was a UW-Madison graduate, receiving his BS in Agronomy with a minor in Soils & Botany and an MS degree...
The Ream Family established this scholarship fund to support students majoring in agronomy or plant breeding and genetics. Howard Ream was a UW-Madison graduate, receiving his BS in Agronomy with a minor in Soils & Botany and an MS degree in Agronomy.
Awarded to CALS undergraduate or graduate students majoring in Agronomy, Horticulture, or plant breeding and genetics.
Scholarships, fellowships, programs and service support for graduate student in IE
Scholarships, fellowships, programs and service support for graduate student in IE
Current ISyE Graduate Student Current ISyE Graduate Student
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Ferdinand Plaenert.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Ferdinand Plaenert.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS.
This fund was established with a bequest from Florence Blake, a School of Nursing faculty member at the UW- Madison. Professor Blake was internationally known for her expertise in the care of children. She wrote several text books and...
This fund was established with a bequest from Florence Blake, a School of Nursing faculty member at the UW- Madison. Professor Blake was internationally known for her expertise in the care of children. She wrote several text books and created the Pediatric Nursing Masters Program at the UW-Madison.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
The dissertation fellowships provide one year of support for individuals working to complete a dissertation leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree. The Ford Foundation Dissertation fellowship is intended to support the final year...
The dissertation fellowships provide one year of support for individuals working to complete a dissertation leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree. The Ford Foundation Dissertation fellowship is intended to support the final year of writing and defense of the dissertation.
<ul> <li>All citizens, nationals, and permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card) of the United States, and individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation. </li> <li>Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations)</li> <li>Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level</li> <li>Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree candidates studying in an eligible research-based discipline in a dissertation-required program at a U.S. non-proprietary educational institution who will complete the dissertation during the 2016-2017 academic year, but no later than fall 2017</li> <li>Individuals who have not earned a doctoral degree at any time, in any field</li> </ul>
These fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree.
These fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree.
<ul> <li>All citizens, nationals and permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card) of the U.S., as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation</li> <li>Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations)</li> <li>Individuals committed to a career in teaching & research at the college or university level</li> <li>Individuals enrolled in or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based (dissertation-required), program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a non-proprietary (not for profit) U.S. institution of higher ed.</li> <li>Individuals who as of the 2016 fall semester require a minimum of 3 years of study to complete their Ph.D./Sc.D. degree</li> <li>Individuals who haven't earned a doctoral degree at any time, in any field</li> </ul>
FLAS fellowships are funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the UW's National Resource Centers to assist students in acquiring foreign language and either area or international studies competencies. FLAS awards are only available for specific languages...
FLAS fellowships are funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the UW's National Resource Centers to assist students in acquiring foreign language and either area or international studies competencies. FLAS awards are only available for specific languages and are contingent on federal funding.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the United States. Applications by students in professional fields are encouraged. Preference will be given to applicants with a high level of academic ability and with previous language training.
The Fund was established September 30, 1978 by Mrs. Florence Eldridge March to honor her late husband Fredric March. It is available to graduate and undergraduate students who have achieved outstanding accomplishments as a Theatre & Drama major
The Fund was established September 30, 1978 by Mrs. Florence Eldridge March to honor her late husband Fredric March. It is available to graduate and undergraduate students who have achieved outstanding accomplishments as a Theatre & Drama major
Undergraduate or graduate; outstanding accomplishments as a Theatre & Drama major
The Friends of UWHC have been strong supporters of patient education and family education. These areas are also integral to graduate training in nursing education.
The Friends of UWHC have been strong supporters of patient education and family education. These areas are also integral to graduate training in nursing education.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
Scholarship designed to honor former chair of the Art Department, Phil Hamilton, and to support undergraduate or graduate students in graphic design.
Scholarship designed to honor former chair of the Art Department, Phil Hamilton, and to support undergraduate or graduate students in graphic design.
The Genevieve Brown Wright Scholarship was established in 1991. Ms. Wright was born in 1906 and is a 1925 graduate of the Women's Physical Education Department.
The Genevieve Brown Wright Scholarship was established in 1991. Ms. Wright was born in 1906 and is a 1925 graduate of the Women's Physical Education Department.
Needy and deserving undergraduate or graduate women in physical education or dance.
The purpose of this fund is to provide student scholarships, fellowships, and support programs and services within the Dance department.
The purpose of this fund is to provide student scholarships, fellowships, and support programs and services within the Dance department.
This scholarship was set up to recognize the life work of Dr. George W. Sledge, who served 39 years on the faculty and 28 years as Associate Dean and Director of Academic Affairs in the College of Agricultural and Life...
This scholarship was set up to recognize the life work of Dr. George W. Sledge, who served 39 years on the faculty and 28 years as Associate Dean and Director of Academic Affairs in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as Dorthy D. Sledge, who served as President of Daughters of Demeter, Inc. and President of the University League. This scholarship is for worthy, preferably needy, undergraduate students in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences in order to provide support for international experiences and study abroad programs.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS who are studying abroad or participating in international internships. Minimum GPA of 2.0 required.
Full-time students with preference to Mechanical Engineering majors; need, academic excellence and involvement in extra-curricular activities
Full-time students with preference to Mechanical Engineering majors; need, academic excellence and involvement in extra-curricular activities Completed applications are read and evaluated using criteria designated by the donor and the values of the college. In addition, scholarships with a required financial need component use information provided on the completed FAFSA form
The Graduate Student Peer Mentor Awards recognize graduate students who exhibit stellar mentorship qualities. These graduate students are selected based on their ability to mentor undergraduate and/or graduate students, on or off campus.
The Graduate Student Peer Mentor Awards recognize graduate students who exhibit stellar mentorship qualities. These graduate students are selected based on their ability to mentor undergraduate and/or graduate students, on or off campus.
Applicants must be a current graduate or professional student at UW-Madison.
This CALS scholasrhip is provided in honor of Gurine Gulsteen.
This CALS scholasrhip is provided in honor of Gurine Gulsteen.
Awarded to an outstanding CALS graduate student.
Dr. Gustav Bohstedt was a distinguished Professor of Animal Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He led the development of animal nutrition as a recognized area of scientific inquiry, pioneered the study of mineral nutrition and originated the meat...
Dr. Gustav Bohstedt was a distinguished Professor of Animal Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He led the development of animal nutrition as a recognized area of scientific inquiry, pioneered the study of mineral nutrition and originated the meat science program at UW-Madison. He was a long-time member of the Kiwanis Club of Downtown Madison. To honor his memory, members of the Club established an endowment, the earnings of which support an annual scholarship to be awarded to an undergraduate student or to a graduate student in the Department of Animal Sciences or Department of Dairy Science who has a particular interest in animal nutrition.
Awarded to undergraduate and graduate students in CALS. Students must be majoring in Animal Science or Dairy Science and studying animal nutrition.
Current grad or undergrad students in Industrial & Systems Engineering with demonstrated passion for health and health care issues and who have a definite plan for how they would use funds to advance development and application of industrial and systems...
Current grad or undergrad students in Industrial & Systems Engineering with demonstrated passion for health and health care issues and who have a definite plan for how they would use funds to advance development and application of industrial and systems engineering to improve health systems.
Grad or undergrad students in Industrial & Systems Engineering
The Samsons established the Harland E. and Faye Finley Samson Scholarship in 2000 to support returning adult undergraduate students who are majoring in secondary or post-secondary science education. Harland Samson is an emeritus professor in the School of Education...
The Samsons established the Harland E. and Faye Finley Samson Scholarship in 2000 to support returning adult undergraduate students who are majoring in secondary or post-secondary science education. Harland Samson is an emeritus professor in the School of Education and an emeritus member of its Board of Visitors. He joined the School in 1963 and retired in 1993, after having served for nine years as dean of the University's Division of Summer Sessions and Inter-College Programs. Mrs. Samson returned to school after raising a family and completed a degree in conservation biology at UW-Madison.
Returning adult student(s) (full-time or part-time) majoring in the area of secondary-school or middle-school Science Education.
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established through the Harold W. Kirchen Endowment Fund.
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established through the Harold W. Kirchen Endowment Fund.
Students may be undergraduate, graduate or professional school students. Students must have a disability.
This scholarship is designed to support MSW students who intend to practice social work.
This scholarship is designed to support MSW students who intend to practice social work.
The scholarship will be awarded to a graduate student obtaining a MSW. The student must have excellent academic credentials, be passionate about social work, interested in direct practice, and show potential for leadership in the future.
Helen Herman graduated from UW-Madison in 1925 and was a high school English teacher for 41 years, devoted to student drama and performances. This scholarship is for full-time students majoring in Theatre and Drama.
Helen Herman graduated from UW-Madison in 1925 and was a high school English teacher for 41 years, devoted to student drama and performances. This scholarship is for full-time students majoring in Theatre and Drama.
Undergrads, graduates, and fellows; Full-time students majoring in the department; Academic ability, need, extracurricular activities, especially dramatic performance
The Helen L. Bunge Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1970 by the Nurses Alumni Organization to honor Dean Bunge, the fourth Director and first Dean of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing. It represents a real expression...
The Helen L. Bunge Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1970 by the Nurses Alumni Organization to honor Dean Bunge, the fourth Director and first Dean of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing. It represents a real expression of alumni respect and love for Dean Bunge, and appreciation of her guidance and services over the years she was associated with the School.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
The Helen L. Bunge Scholarship Fund was established by William Bunge to honor his sister, Helen L. Bunge. Dr. Bunge was a former Dean of the School of Nursing. Under her leadership, the School of Nursing expanded and strengthened...
The Helen L. Bunge Scholarship Fund was established by William Bunge to honor his sister, Helen L. Bunge. Dr. Bunge was a former Dean of the School of Nursing. Under her leadership, the School of Nursing expanded and strengthened its curriculum, doubled its enrollment, and developed its first graduate program. Dr. Bunge was recognized nationally and internationally for her significant efforts in promoting nursing research at a time when nursing research was still a controversial idea.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Helen Miller.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Helen Miller.
Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students in CALS who are pursuing a degree in Forestry.
Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be undergraduate physics majors or physics graduate students.
Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be undergraduate physics majors or physics graduate students. Applicants may be undergraduate or graduate students with demonstrated financial need and display a genuine interest and ability to obtain a degree in physics.
The Center for Research on Gender and Women offers a competitive award to support social science dissertation research on gender or women's studies related work. Graduate students may nominate themselves. Students are eligible to reapply. The Hyde Dissertation Research...
The Center for Research on Gender and Women offers a competitive award to support social science dissertation research on gender or women's studies related work. Graduate students may nominate themselves. Students are eligible to reapply. The Hyde Dissertation Research Award is supported through the generosity of Janet Hyde, who is a Professor of Psychology and Gender & Women's Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Hyde has made this award possible through royalties from her book Half the Human Experience: The Psychology of Women.
1) Ph.D. students who have been admitted to candidacy. A gender/women's studies Ph.D. minor is not necessary but encouraged. 2) Dissertation topic relevant to gender/women's studies in an area of social science (e.g., psychology, economics, history, geography, sociology, political science). Selection will be made on the basis of excellence in academic work by a committee appointed by the Research Committee of the Department of Gender and Women's Studies.
This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison Graduate and Professional students studying abroad on an IAP study abroad program for Spring 2018, Winter Intersession 2017-18, or Calendar Year 2018.
This scholarship is available to degree-seeking UW-Madison Graduate and Professional students studying abroad on an IAP study abroad program for Spring 2018, Winter Intersession 2017-18, or Calendar Year 2018.
Student Eligibility Requirements: In order to be considered for this scholarship for this application round, an applicant must: 1) Be in the process of applying, or have already applied, to an IAP study abroad program for Spring 2018, Winter Intersession 2017-18, or Calendar Year 2018; 2) Be a full-time, degree-seeking Graduate or Professional student at UW-Madison; and 3) Submit the completed scholarship application materials online by October 15, 2017. Students must be in good standing with preference being given to students who demonstrate financial need. Academic merit and financial need are additional considerations for awarding.
The purpose of these awards is to support graduate students at the UW-Madison planning to conduct a minimum of 6 weeks of summer fieldwork outside of the United States.
The purpose of these awards is to support graduate students at the UW-Madison planning to conduct a minimum of 6 weeks of summer fieldwork outside of the United States.
Any continuing graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison planning fieldwork abroad may apply for these awards.
Applicants will be selected based on the primary selection criteria: (1) academic achievements; (2) major field of study; (3) statement of career goals and student special interest.
Applicants will be selected based on the primary selection criteria: (1) academic achievements; (2) major field of study; (3) statement of career goals and student special interest.
Applicants must be full time undergraduate or graduate students; must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on an undergraduate 4.0 scale and 3.0 on a graduate 4.0 scale; must be enrolled in a natural resource discipline related to lake and/or lake watershed management; must be Illinois residents enrolled in accredited colleges and universities in Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin and/or students enrolled in an accredited Illinois college or university.
Scholarship for ISyE undergraduate students
Scholarship for ISyE undergraduate students
Current ISyE undergraduate student
"This fund is established by the estate of James Micheal Ferrin. ""to be used to pay for tuition costs for master degree level rehabilitation counseling students in the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education""
"This fund is established by the estate of James Micheal Ferrin. ""to be used to pay for tuition costs for master degree level rehabilitation counseling students in the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education""
Master degree students in Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education.
Awards can be made to both undergraduate and graduate students who have been admitted to a teacher education program intending to teach English, Math or Science. Preference should be given to students who intend to teach at the high school...
Awards can be made to both undergraduate and graduate students who have been admitted to a teacher education program intending to teach English, Math or Science. Preference should be given to students who intend to teach at the high school level. Awards can be renewed by the School for up to 2 years for both graduate and undergraduate recipients.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Jean W. Fewster.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Jean W. Fewster.
Awarded to CALS graduate students majoring in Life Sciences Communication.
Applicants must complete all required sections in the application form. Section I General Information (to be completed and signed by the applicant); Section II Nomination Form (to be completed and signed by a BOC certified athletic trainer, who can attest...
Applicants must complete all required sections in the application form. Section I General Information (to be completed and signed by the applicant); Section II Nomination Form (to be completed and signed by a BOC certified athletic trainer, who can attest to the applicant's skills, abilities and scholarly activities as they relate to the application); Section III Institutional Endorsement (to be completed and signed by the dean of the college or the department head responsible for the applicant's academic program); Section IV Applicant's Essay (to be written and signed by the applicant).
Applicants must be current members of WATA; must demonstrate enrollment in post-graduate program at an accredited institution of higher learning; distinguished academically with an overall minimum accumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent; have performed with distinction as participants with their athletic training program, academic major and institution; and have the intention to pursue certification by NATA, and confirm intent to pursue the athletic training profession as their primary means of livelihood.
The Straka Fellowship is a 12-month fellowship administered by the Graduate School. This fellowship supports dissertators pursuing a course of study in one of the fields of engineering, physical or biological sciences, mathematics or economics
The Straka Fellowship is a 12-month fellowship administered by the Graduate School. This fellowship supports dissertators pursuing a course of study in one of the fields of engineering, physical or biological sciences, mathematics or economics
Dissertator conducting research in a STEM related field. The successful applicant will need to demonstrate how he/she qualifies as "gifted" and how he/she is representative of a middle-class, middle-income group.
A campus wide scholarship for students with hearing, mobility, and visual disabilities, established by the Jessie Ridley Foundation, Inc.
A campus wide scholarship for students with hearing, mobility, and visual disabilities, established by the Jessie Ridley Foundation, Inc.
Students may be undergraduate, graduate or professional school students. Students must have hearing, mobility, or visual disabilities, as well as financial need.
The Joan E. Mulligan Scholarship was established in 1990 at the time of Professor Mulligan's retirement in recognition of her contribution as a faculty member in the School of Nursing. The scholarship recognizes advance practice nursing students who have...
The Joan E. Mulligan Scholarship was established in 1990 at the time of Professor Mulligan's retirement in recognition of her contribution as a faculty member in the School of Nursing. The scholarship recognizes advance practice nursing students who have an interest in the care of pregnant and post-partum women and their families.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
Available to non-traditional or returning adult students, this scholarship supports single-parent students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, or professional degrees. Successful applicants must be at least 21 and returning to school after a break in their education of at least one year.
Available to non-traditional or returning adult students, this scholarship supports single-parent students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, or professional degrees. Successful applicants must be at least 21 and returning to school after a break in their education of at least one year.
The scholarship criteria include the following: 1) single parent and head of household; 2) demonstrating financial need; 3) recently admitted or continuing UW-Madison degree candidate with strong academic record; 4) returning adult student who is at least 21 years of age with at least one year of interruption in study at the post-secondary level; and 5) a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, asylee, or other eligible non-citizen. Eligible applicants will be evaluated in a competitive selection process. View the program site and the scholarship application for details. Scholarship awards for nontraditional students require admission to a UW-Madison degree program. Prospective students who have not yet been admitted as UW-Madison degree candidates should submit an application for admission well before the scholarship deadline, and must anticipate an admissions decision by mid-March. Awards will be contingent upon enrollment during the scholarship year.
Renewable fellowship for current or aspiring technical college leaders. Support includes stipend, fringes, tuition and travel support.
Renewable fellowship for current or aspiring technical college leaders. Support includes stipend, fringes, tuition and travel support.
Must have dissertator status in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis by September 2, 2017 and a focus on higher and post-secondary education; Must aspire to leadership in the Wisconsin Technical College System
Full-time doctoral student in Curriculum and Instruction who has passed the preliminary exam by the end of spring semester.
Full-time doctoral student in Curriculum and Instruction who has passed the preliminary exam by the end of spring semester.
This scholarship supports students who are committed to working with those with alcohol and other drug abuse problems and/or post-traumatic stress disorder.
This scholarship supports students who are committed to working with those with alcohol and other drug abuse problems and/or post-traumatic stress disorder.
Current BSW student, full-time program MSW student, or part-time program MSW student. The award is intended to support students who are committed to working with those with alcohol and other drug abuse (AODA) problems and/or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), especially veterans and current military personnel.
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities.
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities.
Students may be undergraduate, graduate or professional school students. Students must have a disability.
This scholarship is open to MSW students who demonstrate a strong commitment to professional social work practice, particularly in the areas of mental health or social work benefiting children.
This scholarship is open to MSW students who demonstrate a strong commitment to professional social work practice, particularly in the areas of mental health or social work benefiting children.
Current full-time or part-time program MSW student in her/his Advanced Practice year who has a strong commitment to professional social work practice. Preference is given to students in the area of mental health or social work benefiting children (e.g. adoptions). Preference is also given to Wisconsin residents with a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher, and to those of Polish heritage. Preference is given to students in the area of mental health or social work benefiting children (e.g. adoptions). Preference is also given to Wisconsin residents with a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher, and to those of Polish heritage.
The Juanita S. Sorenson Scholarship was established in 1991 by Ms. Sorenson, a 1971 graduate of the School of Education. She was professor emerita from UW-Eau Claire.
The Juanita S. Sorenson Scholarship was established in 1991 by Ms. Sorenson, a 1971 graduate of the School of Education. She was professor emerita from UW-Eau Claire.
Students preparing to become math or science teachers. Preference shall be given to students who are planning to teach science, math, computer or other technologies and who show academic merit and financial need.
The Judith Sloan Scholarship was established in 2006 by Judith and James Sloan, both UW-Madison graduates. The award honors the career of Judith, who graduated from the School of Education and has been a tutor for the Rochester, Minnesota...
The Judith Sloan Scholarship was established in 2006 by Judith and James Sloan, both UW-Madison graduates. The award honors the career of Judith, who graduated from the School of Education and has been a tutor for the Rochester, Minnesota Reading Center (Dyslexia Institute of Minnesota) for many years.
Students seeking teacher certification in Special Education with a concentration in learning disabilities, particularly dyslexia. Recipients of the scholarship may also have the possibility of attending, tuition-free, the Rochester Minnesota's Reading Center summer session.
A graduate elementary education student. Financial need and academic standing considered
A graduate elementary education student. Financial need and academic standing considered
The Karl Guthe Jansky and Alice Knapp Jansky Family Graduate Fellowship Fund in Physics and Astronomy was established for the purpose of providing support for designated graduate students in physics and astronomy.
The Karl Guthe Jansky and Alice Knapp Jansky Family Graduate Fellowship Fund in Physics and Astronomy was established for the purpose of providing support for designated graduate students in physics and astronomy.
Graduate Student in Physics or Astronomy Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics or astronomy majors.
This award is for students who demonstrate a strong commitment to social work and who are working their way through school.
This award is for students who demonstrate a strong commitment to social work and who are working their way through school.
Current BSW, full-time, or part-time program MSW student who has a strong commitment to social work, a demonstrated financial need, and who is working his or her way through school.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Kathleen E. McCarthy.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Kathleen E. McCarthy.
Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students in CALS majoring in Dietetics who are US citizens. Preference given to students from the Midwest.
This scholarship was created to support students who demonstrate a commitment to the field of child, youth, and family services with an interest in foster care and/or special needs adoption.
This scholarship was created to support students who demonstrate a commitment to the field of child, youth, and family services with an interest in foster care and/or special needs adoption.
Current full-time or part-time program MSW student who demonstrates a commitment to the field of child, youth and family services. Students with an interest in foster care and/or special needs adoption are especially encouraged to apply.
This scholarship is open to MSW students pursuing studies in the mental health field who are in need of financial aid.
This scholarship is open to MSW students pursuing studies in the mental health field who are in need of financial aid.
Current full-time program and part-time program MSW student in the mental health focus area who demonstrates financial need.
This scholarship was established in 2001 with a gift from Kenneth D. Brown and the estate of Robert G. Kaentje. Both Mr. Brown and his long-time colleague and friend, Robert Kaentje, received degrees from the Department of Art in...
This scholarship was established in 2001 with a gift from Kenneth D. Brown and the estate of Robert G. Kaentje. Both Mr. Brown and his long-time colleague and friend, Robert Kaentje, received degrees from the Department of Art in the 1930's. They taught art in the Kenosha Public Schools and in various local venues for many years.
Undergraduate student studying painting
Graduate student(s) majoring in educational administration or the supervision of instruction. Minimum award $2,000. Consideration should be given to need, extra-curricular activities, and academic standing. The awards shall alternate between men and women candidates.
Graduate student(s) majoring in educational administration or the supervision of instruction. Minimum award $2,000. Consideration should be given to need, extra-curricular activities, and academic standing. The awards shall alternate between men and women candidates.
Ms Marshall was a UW History grad and journalist who worked for many years at Reuters News Service in New York. Originally from La Crosse, Lora left her estate to the Foundation to honor her parents; her father was a...
Ms Marshall was a UW History grad and journalist who worked for many years at Reuters News Service in New York. Originally from La Crosse, Lora left her estate to the Foundation to honor her parents; her father was a doctor and her mother a nurse.The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support for the benefit of students in the School of Nursing. Said scholarships are to be given in the name of Lawless Louis Mollere and Mathea Helen Mollere, and the recipients must be non-smokers and non-drinkers and may not be users of illegal drugs.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
The Liebenberg Family Scholarship was established by family members in 1997 for students who plan to teach science or mathematics. The Liebenbergs have longstanding connections to UW-Madison, dating back at least 100 years. Many members of the family...
The Liebenberg Family Scholarship was established by family members in 1997 for students who plan to teach science or mathematics. The Liebenbergs have longstanding connections to UW-Madison, dating back at least 100 years. Many members of the family have worked in the field of education, including an 1897 UW graduate who was superintendent of the Buffalo County Normal School, as well as many others who have served as teachers, counselors, and school administrators.
Those who plan to teach science or math.
This award is open to students who are in the Aging focus area or who are working with elders.
This award is open to students who are in the Aging focus area or who are working with elders.
Current MSW student in the Aging focus area or a BSW student who is currently in a field placement working with elders.
Lola Gordon Hickey, a nurse and alumni of the UW-Madison School of Nursing, established this scholarship to support graduate students pursuing a career in nursing education.
Lola Gordon Hickey, a nurse and alumni of the UW-Madison School of Nursing, established this scholarship to support graduate students pursuing a career in nursing education.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
The Louise O. Kloepper Scholarship was established by Scott Davis in memory of his aunt, Louise Kloepper. Louise Kloepper was an emeritus professor and former chairperson of the Dance program, and came to the University in 1942 as a...
The Louise O. Kloepper Scholarship was established by Scott Davis in memory of his aunt, Louise Kloepper. Louise Kloepper was an emeritus professor and former chairperson of the Dance program, and came to the University in 1942 as a student of dance. She received her B.S. degree in dance and became an assistant professor of dance in 1946. She was known at the UW as a great and distinguished teacher of dance technique and composition, and served as artistic director and producer of numerous Orchesis productions, faculty, and student concerts.
Students in the Dance Program based on need as well as academic achievement.
This scholarship was established by Ms. Charline Z. Larson to support undergraduate students in the School of Nursing. Charline was a 1935 graduate of the UW-Madison School of Nursing.
This scholarship was established by Ms. Charline Z. Larson to support undergraduate students in the School of Nursing. Charline was a 1935 graduate of the UW-Madison School of Nursing.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
For a graduate woman in physical education or dance. Until such a time as the Dance dept. has an approved graduate program scholarship remains with Kinesiology. At that time, the endowments will be split 50/50 between the two departments.
For a graduate woman in physical education or dance. Until such a time as the Dance dept. has an approved graduate program scholarship remains with Kinesiology. At that time, the endowments will be split 50/50 between the two departments.
Available to graduating Graduate and Undergraduate students, to be gifted before the end of the 2nd semester.
Available to graduating Graduate and Undergraduate students, to be gifted before the end of the 2nd semester.
Graduate, undergraduate, special consideration for seniors Special consideration for seniors with outstanding contributions to the Department of Theatre and Drama
This fund was established in 2002 as a result of the Last Will & Testament of Margaret Emma Williams dated October 19, 1998. Margaret was a treasured teacher at Madison East High School.
This fund was established in 2002 as a result of the Last Will & Testament of Margaret Emma Williams dated October 19, 1998. Margaret was a treasured teacher at Madison East High School.
graduate and undergraduate students with significant contribution to the diversity and outreach programming; preference will be given to students of color
This scholarship was created by the Nurses Alumni Organization to honor Margery MacLachlan, the first graduate and third Director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing.
This scholarship was created by the Nurses Alumni Organization to honor Margery MacLachlan, the first graduate and third Director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
The Marianne Ritis Cool Scholarship was established in 2004. The scholarship goes to prospective teachers in the theater education program. (Theatre aspect is very important per donor; if no recipients, it is best not to award it.)
The Marianne Ritis Cool Scholarship was established in 2004. The scholarship goes to prospective teachers in the theater education program. (Theatre aspect is very important per donor; if no recipients, it is best not to award it.)
Prospective teacher in the theater education program who intends to teach
Marion Printz Peabody graduated from Sparta High School, Sparta, Wisconsin, in 1931. She earned her R.N. from St. Francis School of Nursing in La Crosse, Wisconsin, in 1934. She continued her education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School...
Marion Printz Peabody graduated from Sparta High School, Sparta, Wisconsin, in 1931. She earned her R.N. from St. Francis School of Nursing in La Crosse, Wisconsin, in 1934. She continued her education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing where she earned her B.S. degree in 1944. She died in July, 2006 at the age of 92. Mrs. Peabody's estate gift was directed to the Nurses Alumni Organization. The purpose of this fund is to award a $5000 scholarship annually to a graduate nursing student with demonstrated financial need.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
The Martha M. Lound Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to students training to be high school teachers. Ms. Lound is a graduate of the School of Education, receiving her bachelor of arts degree in 1933 and her master's degree in...
The Martha M. Lound Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to students training to be high school teachers. Ms. Lound is a graduate of the School of Education, receiving her bachelor of arts degree in 1933 and her master's degree in 1936. She feels grateful for the opportunities provided to her by the University of Wisconsin-Madison in developing an interesting and challenging career and expressed her thanks by establishing this scholarship.
Students with financial need who maintain good grades and are training to be high school teachers
This fund was created to support social work students who have demonstrated an interest in aging and geriatric social work.
This fund was created to support social work students who have demonstrated an interest in aging and geriatric social work.
Current BSW students and MSW students who have a demonstrated interest in aging and geriatric social work.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Mary Heisdorf.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Mary Heisdorf.
Awarded to CALS undergraduates and graduate students in Poultry Science. The Department of Animal Science nominates students for this award.
Women graduate student(s ) in physical education. Preference shown to returning student or students with career experience, and graduates of UW-Madison Dept. of Kinesology.
Women graduate student(s ) in physical education. Preference shown to returning student or students with career experience, and graduates of UW-Madison Dept. of Kinesology.
This award recognizes an outstanding Ph.D. student in the social sciences working in the area of gender/women's studies. It is named in honor of Mary Washburn Willets (1629-1713), who was a prominent Quaker Minister in Long Island. She gave public...
This award recognizes an outstanding Ph.D. student in the social sciences working in the area of gender/women's studies. It is named in honor of Mary Washburn Willets (1629-1713), who was a prominent Quaker Minister in Long Island. She gave public testimony, held meetings in her house and remained faithful to her beliefs despite public and private persecution.
1) Ph.D. students who have been admitted to candidacy in the social sciences. Preference will be given to those who have completed an Option A or B minor or a graduate certificate in Gender and Women's Studies. 2) Dissertation topic to be relevant to gender/women's studies in some area of the social sciences (e.g. anthropology, psychology, economics, history, geography, political science, sociology). Selection to be made on the basis of excellence in academic work as evident in classwork, papers, etc. This is not intended as a teaching award.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Maurice and Grace White
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Maurice and Grace White
Awarded to Life Sciences Communication undergraduate or graduate students.
The Hornback scholarship was established in memory of Dr. May Shiga Hornback, a faculty member in nursing extension who died in 1976. The scholarship is intended to "aid worthy and deserving students who are registered professional nurses." The intent...
The Hornback scholarship was established in memory of Dr. May Shiga Hornback, a faculty member in nursing extension who died in 1976. The scholarship is intended to "aid worthy and deserving students who are registered professional nurses." The intent of the fund is to provide support to nurse educators preparing--at the doctoral level-- for positions in continuing education. The award shall be made to a needy and deserving candidate with preference given to members of a minority race or culture.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
The Mellon Foundation in partnership with the State of Wisconsin provides funding to the College of Letters and Science for this initiative. The funds represent an ongoing commitment to support graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. This...
The Mellon Foundation in partnership with the State of Wisconsin provides funding to the College of Letters and Science for this initiative. The funds represent an ongoing commitment to support graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. This fellowship competition is administered by the Graduate School.
<ol> <li>Be enrolled in a PhD program located within the College of Letters and Science (students in MFA or DMA programs are not eligible);</li> <li>Be engaged in dissertation research in the humanities or humanistic social sciences;</li> <li>Have achieved dissertator status by the beginning of Fall 2016; and</li> <li>Be in the final stages of writing their dissertations (Fellowship recipients are expected to complete their dissertations by the end of Summer 2018)</li> </ol>
If you are working on your dissertation and need to jumpstart your writing, consider applying for the Mellon-Wisconsin Dissertation Writing Camp.
If you are working on your dissertation and need to jumpstart your writing, consider applying for the Mellon-Wisconsin Dissertation Writing Camp.
<ul> <li>You have achieved dissertator status</li> <li>Your dissertation proposal has been approved</li> <li>You have a vision for your overall project as well as for specific chapters</li> <li>You have completed the research or data collection that is needed to underpin the writing you will do in camp</li> <li>You have drafted at least one chapter of your dissertation</li> <li>You have your advisor's approval</li> </ul>
The Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships support a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of PhD dissertation writing. The program encourages timely completion of the PhD.
The Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships support a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of PhD dissertation writing. The program encourages timely completion of the PhD.
The program is open to PhD candidates in a humanities or social science department in the United States. <ol> <li>Applicants must have completed all requirements for the PhD except the dissertation (obtained ABD status) by the application deadline. The program is restricted to graduate students who, at the time of application, have progressed no further than the sixth year of the degree program. (This includes time for a master's degree obtained en route to the PhD.)</li> <li>Graduate students who currently hold or have previously held a dissertation completion fellowship are not eligible for the Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship. Unsuccessful applicants may reapply to this program only once.</li> </ol> http://www.acls.org/programs/dcf/
"To provide assistance and support to Menominees and Community Residents who are in need of preparation to advance in the workforce and to pursue higher educational opportunities."
"To provide assistance and support to Menominees and Community Residents who are in need of preparation to advance in the workforce and to pursue higher educational opportunities."
Applicants must be Menominee tribe members and Wisconsin residents pursuing higher education.
The Michele K. Del Monte Memorial Scholarship honors Ms. Del Monte, a native of Brookfield, Wisconsin, who received her B.S. degree in 1978 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing.
The Michele K. Del Monte Memorial Scholarship honors Ms. Del Monte, a native of Brookfield, Wisconsin, who received her B.S. degree in 1978 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
This scholarship was established in 1983 by Henry C. Ahrnsbrak in memory of his wife, Mildred Elser Ahrnsbrak.
This scholarship was established in 1983 by Henry C. Ahrnsbrak in memory of his wife, Mildred Elser Ahrnsbrak.
Student in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction who has completed the junior year and performed well academically; Recipient must be enrolled in a program enabling him/her to teach English or rhetoric and have taken at least one composition course. May also be awarded to an English or rhetoric teacher returning for additional coursework.
Doctoral student in C&I Science Education
Doctoral student in C&I Science Education
Applicant must have completed Masters degree and be admitted to the Science Education program.
The Myra-Jean Newlin Scholarship was established by Jane and Ronald Hauber, Nancy Jean and Robert Neumann, and Kristine Kay and Robert Charles Newlin, Myra Jean's children in her honor.
The Myra-Jean Newlin Scholarship was established by Jane and Ronald Hauber, Nancy Jean and Robert Neumann, and Kristine Kay and Robert Charles Newlin, Myra Jean's children in her honor.
Outstanding woman preparing to teach math (preferred) or science education
The Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. These $27,500 fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for...
The Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. These $27,500 fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, analysis, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world.
The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based...
The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and in STEM education. The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM and STEM education. NSF especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, and veterans to apply. NSF also encourages undergraduate seniors to apply.
The National Physical Science Consortium is a partnership between government agencies and laboratories, industry, and higher education. See our current federal partners here. NPSC's goal is to increase the number of American citizens with graduate degrees in the...
The National Physical Science Consortium is a partnership between government agencies and laboratories, industry, and higher education. See our current federal partners here. NPSC's goal is to increase the number of American citizens with graduate degrees in the physical sciences and related engineering fields, emphasizing recruitment of a diverse applicant pool.
NPSC welcomes applications from any qualified U.S. citizen who has the ability to pursue graduate work at an NPSC member institution. Applicants at any stage of their graduate program may apply, as long as they will be available to accept two summers of paid internship. Those who already possess a doctoral degree are ineligible. Employers may nominate NPSC fellows directly, obviating the selection process. These fellows may enroll for either a Master's or a PhD degree.
Scholarships given to Life Science Communications students with a preference given to those students with a science writing emphasis.
Scholarships given to Life Science Communications students with a preference given to those students with a science writing emphasis.
Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students majoring in Life Science Communications.
A scholarship for students with learning disabilities, AD/HD or autism established by Kristine and Robert Newlin.
A scholarship for students with learning disabilities, AD/HD or autism established by Kristine and Robert Newlin.
Students may be undergraduate or graduate school students. Students must have a learning disability, AD/HD or autism.
This award is open to students interested in International Social Work and who will be undertaking an international field placement.
This award is open to students interested in International Social Work and who will be undertaking an international field placement.
This award is open to undergraduate social work and social welfare majors and MSW students interested in International Social Work and are involved in a for-credit international experience under the direction of a School of Social Work faculty member. The Awards Committee will consider candidates who demonstrate a commitment to international social work and financial need. FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions.
Scholarship given to Food Science student interested in cheese research.
Scholarship given to Food Science student interested in cheese research.
Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students majoring in Food Science with an interest in Cheese Research. The Department of Food Science nominates students for this award.
Scholarships given to deserving students in the Departments of Entomology and Food Science in CALS and also in Rehabilitation Psychology and Counseling Psychology in the School of Education. The scholarship will be given to each department on a rotational...
Scholarships given to deserving students in the Departments of Entomology and Food Science in CALS and also in Rehabilitation Psychology and Counseling Psychology in the School of Education. The scholarship will be given to each department on a rotational basis.
Awarded to Junior, Senior or Graduate students majoring in Entomology and Food Science.
The Donors wish to provide recognition and support to first year graduate students in Rehabilitation Psychology and to encourage students with disabilities to pursue this area of study. The scholarship shall be given to first-year students with disabilities who are...
The Donors wish to provide recognition and support to first year graduate students in Rehabilitation Psychology and to encourage students with disabilities to pursue this area of study. The scholarship shall be given to first-year students with disabilities who are pursuing Master's or Ph.D. degrees in Rehabilitation Psychology. The scholarship is non-renewable. Preference to a student with visual impairment.
This scholarship was established by Orrin W. Nuthem to provide support to students in the UW-Madison School of Nursing.
This scholarship was established by Orrin W. Nuthem to provide support to students in the UW-Madison School of Nursing.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
This scholarship is one of a number of scholarships available to single parents, returning adults, and other non-traditional students who are striving to complete their UW-Madison degrees.
This scholarship is one of a number of scholarships available to single parents, returning adults, and other non-traditional students who are striving to complete their UW-Madison degrees.
PLATO Scholarships are available to nontraditional adult students who are new or continuing undergraduates, graduate students, or professional degree students at UW-Madison. To be considered, an applicant also must 1) have significant financial need; 2) demonstrate strong potential for academic success; and 3) be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, asylee, or other eligible non-citizen. Eligible applicants will be evaluated in a competitive selection process. View the program site and the scholarship application for details. Scholarship awards for nontraditional students require admission to a UW-Madison degree program. Prospective students who have not yet been admitted as UW-Madison degree candidates should submit an application for admission well before the scholarship deadline, and must anticipate an admissions decision by mid-March. Awards will be contingent upon enrollment during the scholarship year.
The purpose of the Fund is to establish an annual scholarship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the School of Education - Department of Psychology and Special Education to a meritorious and deserving student in the rehabilitation area.
The purpose of the Fund is to establish an annual scholarship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the School of Education - Department of Psychology and Special Education to a meritorious and deserving student in the rehabilitation area.
This fund was created with a gift from the Pearl L. Servais Estate to support undergraduate or graduate scholarships for students with financial need.
This fund was created with a gift from the Pearl L. Servais Estate to support undergraduate or graduate scholarships for students with financial need.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
Available to deserving Graduate or Undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Theatre and Drama
Available to deserving Graduate or Undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Theatre and Drama
Graduate or Undergraduate enrolled in Theatre & Drama
These awards are designed to encourage PKP Honor Society members to enrich their educational programs through summer projects involving study, research, travel, and training that is not part of a formal curriculum nor carries college credit. These projects may be...
These awards are designed to encourage PKP Honor Society members to enrich their educational programs through summer projects involving study, research, travel, and training that is not part of a formal curriculum nor carries college credit. These projects may be carried out in the United States or abroad. Awards are usually not given to those who intend to remain in Madison.
Any Phi Kappa Phi member or new inductee who is a registered undergraduate or graduate student on the Madison campus is eligible to apply.
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...
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 innovative and interdisciplinary studies of Professor Bryson, involving either fundamental climate and meteorological processes or topics that connect climate, people, and the environment.
Applicants must either be a registered undergraduate or graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, from any department or center. The research should either address (1) fundamental climatic and meteorological processes or (2) environmental issues at the interface of climate, people, and the environment. Professor Bryson's research was highly interdisciplinary, so students from across the sciences and humanities are encouraged to apply. Research projects should either be ongoing or completed, rather than proposed work.
This scholarship is provided in honor of Richard D. Powell.
This scholarship is provided in honor of Richard D. Powell.
Awarded to a graduate student in Soil Science with experience in soil fertility preferred.
This award is open to students that best exemplify Mr. Schwert¿s dedication to the profession and values of social work in the criminal and juvenile justice field.
This award is open to students that best exemplify Mr. Schwert¿s dedication to the profession and values of social work in the criminal and juvenile justice field.
Current full-time program MSW student in the School's Juvenile and Criminal Justice field unit, in good academic standing, who is preparing for a career in Corrections and Criminal Justice.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Robert B. Hendricks by the Hardwood Manufacturers Association
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Robert B. Hendricks by the Hardwood Manufacturers Association
Awarded to junior, senior or graduate students in CALS majoring in Forest Science. Minimum GPA requirement: undergraduates/3.0 and graduates/3.5.
Awarded to Undergraduate or Graduate students studying special education in the School of Education.
Awarded to Undergraduate or Graduate students studying special education in the School of Education.
Special Education
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established through the Robert W. Deaton Trust.
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established through the Robert W. Deaton Trust.
Students may be undergraduate, graduate or professional school students. Students must have a disability, with preference is given to students with learning disabilities, AD/HD, or psychological disabilities.
This award is open to MSW students who have experienced unexpected financial challenges.
This award is open to MSW students who have experienced unexpected financial challenges.
Current full-time or part-time program MSW student in good standing who has experienced unexpected financial challenges, and for whom the scholarship will be helpful in completing her/his education.
The purpose of the fund is to provide support to nursing students pursuing graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing.
The purpose of the fund is to provide support to nursing students pursuing graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing.
The Roland W. Zinns Scholarship was established by the late Charlotte E. Zinns in memory of her husband, Roland. Roland Zinns was a principal of a junior high school in Milwaukee.
The Roland W. Zinns Scholarship was established by the late Charlotte E. Zinns in memory of her husband, Roland. Roland Zinns was a principal of a junior high school in Milwaukee.
Preference for Milwaukee County prospective secondary education teachers. Scholarships also may be given to students who are currently enrolled in secondary education programs and who live outside of Milwaukee County. Financial need is considered
Available to outstanding Graduate students majoring in Theatre and Drama studying within the area of Theatre.
Available to outstanding Graduate students majoring in Theatre and Drama studying within the area of Theatre.
Graduate student studying within the area of Theatre.
This scholarship memorializes Royce Bringhurst's distinguished career as a fruit researcher and Professor of Pomology at the University of California-Davis.
This scholarship memorializes Royce Bringhurst's distinguished career as a fruit researcher and Professor of Pomology at the University of California-Davis.
Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate students in CALS with interest in plant breeding or plant genetics.
Interested applications must have been admitted to the Graduate School and be enrolled part-time (at least 3 credits per semester) or full-time in a degree and/or certification program in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis during the academic...
Interested applications must have been admitted to the Graduate School and be enrolled part-time (at least 3 credits per semester) or full-time in a degree and/or certification program in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis during the academic year. Applicants must have a long term commitment to the field of educational administration in public schools.
The Ruth Glassow Memorial Scholarship was established in 1988 by the bequest of the estate of Ruth B. Glassow, an early faculty member in the Women's Physical Education Department. The scholarships are intended to promote the professional growth of...
The Ruth Glassow Memorial Scholarship was established in 1988 by the bequest of the estate of Ruth B. Glassow, an early faculty member in the Women's Physical Education Department. The scholarships are intended to promote the professional growth of women in the physical education program.
Female graduate students in the Physical Education program
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Ruth and Carl Miller.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Ruth and Carl Miller.
Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students in CALS who demonstrate strong academic performance and leadership. A minimum GPA of 3.5 is required.
Grad student scholarships for students from India in ISyE
Grad student scholarships for students from India in ISyE
Current ISyE Graduate Students from India. Applicants are required to include I-20, I 94/ Passport information; Current ISyE Graduate Students from India
The Sally J. and Bernard O. Killoran Scholarship was established in 1996 by the Killorans.
The Sally J. and Bernard O. Killoran Scholarship was established in 1996 by the Killorans.
Students admitted to a teacher-certification program. Recipients should be in the practicum years. Primary criteria is need; Secondary students from Wisconsin.
The Saundra E. Saunders Nursing Excellence Scholarship was established in 2002 in memory of Saundra E. Saunders, RN, PhD. Dr. Saunders was a UW-Madison alumna, Clinical Nurse Specialist in obstetrics and gynecology at UW Hospital and Clinics and a...
The Saundra E. Saunders Nursing Excellence Scholarship was established in 2002 in memory of Saundra E. Saunders, RN, PhD. Dr. Saunders was a UW-Madison alumna, Clinical Nurse Specialist in obstetrics and gynecology at UW Hospital and Clinics and a faculty member in the School of Nursing. She earned an MS in nursing and PhD in counseling psychology from the UW-Madison. The scholarship is awarded to a graduate student in the area of women's health.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
Pending annual review, this scholarship is designed to foster Danish-American relations by providing generous financial support to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are participating on an approved UW-Madison study abroad or credit-bearing...
Pending annual review, this scholarship is designed to foster Danish-American relations by providing generous financial support to degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are participating on an approved UW-Madison study abroad or credit-bearing internship program to Denmark for Spring 2018, or Calendar Year 2018. In addition to receiving scholarship funds, Scan|Design fellows are invited to participate in a range of hosted activities in Denmark, which are organized by the Scan|Design coordinators in Copenhagen. The goal of the activities is to help recipients get to know other Scan|Design fellows, Danes, Denmark, and the Scandinavian region a little better. Upon return to Madison, Scan|Design Scholars are expected to participate in activities involving the Danish students on campus. The UW-Madison Scan|Design Fellowship Program is directed by Maj Fischer of the International Division.
Applicants must be degree-seeking UW-Madison undergraduate and graduate students who will return to campus for at least one semester following their program in Denmark. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are participating on an approved UW-Madison study abroad program or credit-bearing internship program to Denmark for Spring 2018, or Calendar Year 2018. Applicant must be in the process of applying, or have already applied, to a program for the specified semester(s). Transcript (UW Student Record), information on the program student is attending in Denmark, Essay, Resume and a written Academic Letter of Recommendation required. The written Academic Letter of Recommendation (from a faculty member, instructor or advisor) must be received by the application closing date of October 15, 2017. No exceptions to this Letter of Recommendation deadline will be considered. Please plan accordingly.
In memory of Scott Kloeck-Jenson, a scholar dedicated to global peace and justice, the Institute for Regional and International Studies annually offers two awards: the SKJ International Pre-Dissertation Travel Fellowships to support overseas travel to potential field research sites for...
In memory of Scott Kloeck-Jenson, a scholar dedicated to global peace and justice, the Institute for Regional and International Studies annually offers two awards: the SKJ International Pre-Dissertation Travel Fellowships to support overseas travel to potential field research sites for doctoral students and the SKJ International Internship Fellowships to support graduate students (working towards a doctorate) interested in undertaking practitioner internships.
The purpose of the fund is to assist Graduate Students.
The purpose of the fund is to assist Graduate Students.
The Wisconsin Mathematics Education Foundation, in collaboration with the Wisconsin Mathematics Council, is proud to offer two $2,000 scholarships to qualified students currently enrolled in teacher education programs in the state of Wisconsin. These collegiate level scholarships are awarded...
The Wisconsin Mathematics Education Foundation, in collaboration with the Wisconsin Mathematics Council, is proud to offer two $2,000 scholarships to qualified students currently enrolled in teacher education programs in the state of Wisconsin. These collegiate level scholarships are awarded annually to two Wisconsin students who are currently studying elementary education or mathematics education at any Wisconsin private or public college or university.
Applicants must be Wisconsin legal residents, be enrolled in a teacher education program and have completed or be in the process of completing a course in mathematics teaching methods. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
This CALS scholarship is provided by SouthEast Wisconsin Master Gardeners, Inc.
This CALS scholarship is provided by SouthEast Wisconsin Master Gardeners, Inc.
Awarded to sophomores, juniors, seniors or graduate students in CALS. Minimum GPA of 2.0. Preference given to students from Milwaukee and Waukesha counties.
The Stanoch Student Research Support Program provides a stipend for an undergraduate student and a graduate student to engage in research during the summer. The summer is a critical period for students to make significant progress on their research or...
The Stanoch Student Research Support Program provides a stipend for an undergraduate student and a graduate student to engage in research during the summer. The summer is a critical period for students to make significant progress on their research or engage in parts of their research, extended travel for example, that might not be possible during the academic year due to other commitments.
Students who are political science majors, are in the summer term, and will be continuing in the following fall semester are eligible. The Scholar will be selected on the student's potential to be significantly engaged in the proposed project.
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the Forest Science Major. A GPA of 2.5 or higher is required. Students must demonstrate financial need.
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the Forest Science Major. A GPA of 2.5 or higher is required. Students must demonstrate financial need.
The department of Forest Science nominates students for this scholarship.
This scholarship supports returning adult and other non-traditional students who are pursuing graduate degrees.
This scholarship supports returning adult and other non-traditional students who are pursuing graduate degrees.
To be eligible for consideration an applicant must 1) be recently admitted or continuing as a UW-Madison graduate degree candidate; 2) be in good academic standing; 3) demonstrate financial need; 4) show potential for academic success based on career or non-career experience in the past five years; and 5) be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, asylee, or other eligible non-citizen. Eligible applicants will be evaluated in a competitive selection process. View the program site and the scholarship application for details. Scholarship awards for nontraditional students require admission to a UW-Madison degree program. Prospective graduate students who have not yet been admitted to UW-Madison should submit a graduate application for admission well before the scholarship deadline, and must anticipate an admissions decision by mid-March. Awards will be contingent upon enrollment during the scholarship year. Students pursuing professional degrees are not eligible for this scholarship.
Do you need financial support to present your research at a conference? If so, apply for Conference Presentation Funds! The competition is now open and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until April 30, 2018 with multiple review...
Do you need financial support to present your research at a conference? If so, apply for Conference Presentation Funds! The competition is now open and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until April 30, 2018 with multiple review deadlines.
To be eligible for the Conference Travel Award you need to meet the following criteria: Must be enrolled at UW-Madison as a dissertator in a graduate program or a final-year MFA student. Must be traveling to present research (e.g., paper, poster) at a conference (domestically or internationally). Conference start date must fall within the current fiscal year (between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018). Students intending to travel after July 1, 2018 will not be considered for awards until the 2018-19 competition is announced. Must demonstrate need for at least $300 or more (in addition to any outside funding you might be receiving for the same conference presentation event) by filling out an Estimated Budget Form.
This competition includes awards for international and domestic travel for eligible UW Madison dissertators and final year MFA students who are traveling to conduct research supporting their dissertation, thesis or final project.
This competition includes awards for international and domestic travel for eligible UW Madison dissertators and final year MFA students who are traveling to conduct research supporting their dissertation, thesis or final project.
Applicants must be enrolled at UW-Madison as a dissertator in a graduate program or a final-year MFA student. Applicants must be traveling to conduct research supporting dissertation, thesis, or final project. The Research Travel Awards do not support conference travel. Students may not receive Student Research Grant funds more than once in the fiscal year (this includes both Conference Presentation Funds and Research Travel Awards). Travel must occur during the fiscal year between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018. Students beginning travel after July 1, 2018 will not be considered until the 2017-18 competition is announced.
To support graduate students in the Department of Kinesiology studying human movement. Preference should be given to support a graduate student conducting research in biomechanics; motor control and behavior; and exercise psychology. Should these areas of research become antiquated and...
To support graduate students in the Department of Kinesiology studying human movement. Preference should be given to support a graduate student conducting research in biomechanics; motor control and behavior; and exercise psychology. Should these areas of research become antiquated and evolve into other disciplines in the future, the Chair of the Department of Kinesiology will have the authority to direct the award to a graduate student whose research best reflects the principles of the aforementioned areas. The award shall be used for purposes that benefit the graduate student's research such as but not limited to tuition assistance, travel, seminar fees, equipment purchases and other expenses related to producing and presenting research.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Terry Admundson.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Terry Admundson.
Awarded to an outstanding graduate student in Wildlife Ecology or Veterinary Science whose studies emphasize wildlife disease.
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities. This scholarships is available through the generosity of Gregory C. Piazza and family and The John and Sally Wolozyn Memorial Scholarship Fund.
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities. This scholarships is available through the generosity of Gregory C. Piazza and family and The John and Sally Wolozyn Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Students may be undergraduate, graduate or professional school students, with a preference for students who are also studying music. Students must have a disability.
Support for a female doctoral candidate in physics to support such things as equipment purchases required in research, travel expenses to conferences or research sites, books and supplies, or other research related expenses
Support for a female doctoral candidate in physics to support such things as equipment purchases required in research, travel expenses to conferences or research sites, books and supplies, or other research related expenses
The Public Child Welfare Training Program operates with federal funds made available through Title IV-E of the Social Security Act, which provides specified financial support for students committed to a career in public child welfare (i.e. child protective services, foster...
The Public Child Welfare Training Program operates with federal funds made available through Title IV-E of the Social Security Act, which provides specified financial support for students committed to a career in public child welfare (i.e. child protective services, foster care, or special needs adoption).
Current or Newly Accepted students in the School of Social Work BSW or MSW Programs Interest in a career in public child welfare.
The Valencia N. Prock Scholarship honors Emeritus Professor and Dean, Valencia N. Prock. It was established in 1997 by a former U.W. nursing faculty colleague in community health, Beverly C. Flynn. Prior to this Dr. Prock held the...
The Valencia N. Prock Scholarship honors Emeritus Professor and Dean, Valencia N. Prock. It was established in 1997 by a former U.W. nursing faculty colleague in community health, Beverly C. Flynn. Prior to this Dr. Prock held the positions of Chair of Public Health Nursing and Director of Public Health and Outpatient Nursing at the University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics. After her retirement in 1984, Ms. Prock continued her career by serving as a Peace Corps volunteer. The scholarship recognizes her extraordinary contributions as a leader of nursing and Public/Community Health Nursing.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
Graduate Student support in the Department of Physics
Graduate Student support in the Department of Physics
Graduate standing in the department of physics. Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics majors. Students must be enrolled full-time in both semesters of the academic year and be physics majors.
Widely considered the father of the Wisconsin dairy industry, William Dempster Hoard played a prominent role in the development of the School of Agriculture at the University of Wisconsin. Hoard crusaded for a prosperous, soil-building agriculture prompted the founding of...
Widely considered the father of the Wisconsin dairy industry, William Dempster Hoard played a prominent role in the development of the School of Agriculture at the University of Wisconsin. Hoard crusaded for a prosperous, soil-building agriculture prompted the founding of Hoard's Dairyman, the national dairy farm magazine. As Governor of Wisconsin, he championed the fight against food adulteration and the spread of misbranding of human food. His acomplishments in the dairy and farming industry are honored with this scholarship.
Awarded to CALS graduate students in Agricultural Journalism, Life Sciences Communication, Dairy Science or Food Science.
Master's degree student in C&I. Awarded to students who have graduated from the UW with a B.S. and have been accepted into master's degree program. Award recipients must have a 3.0 GPA and indicate evidence of financial need.
Master's degree student in C&I. Awarded to students who have graduated from the UW with a B.S. and have been accepted into master's degree program. Award recipients must have a 3.0 GPA and indicate evidence of financial need.
This fund was created on August 23, 2006 to be a permanently endowed scholarship fund which is shared between the Department of Communication Arts and the Department of Theatre and Drama. Applicant should be pursuing courses in radio, television,...
This fund was created on August 23, 2006 to be a permanently endowed scholarship fund which is shared between the Department of Communication Arts and the Department of Theatre and Drama. Applicant should be pursuing courses in radio, television, film, speech, and drama
Graduate and undergraduate; pursuing media courses including speech and drama
Mr. William A. Rothermel, a Wisconsin resident, received his B.S. degree in Agronomy and a M.S. in Soil Science. William led a very successful professional career working for 40 years in agriculture-related areas of Merck Pharmaceuticals. This scholarship, set up...
Mr. William A. Rothermel, a Wisconsin resident, received his B.S. degree in Agronomy and a M.S. in Soil Science. William led a very successful professional career working for 40 years in agriculture-related areas of Merck Pharmaceuticals. This scholarship, set up by the William A. Rothermel Fund, is to be awarded to students in the department of agronomy in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
Awarded to CALS undergraduate or graduate students majoring in Soil Science.
After receiving his master's and doctorate in soil chemistry and plant physiology from UW-Madison, William T. Dible began his career working for International Minerals & Chemical Corp. in Chicago. In 1964 Dible parted with International Materials to co-found Terra International,...
After receiving his master's and doctorate in soil chemistry and plant physiology from UW-Madison, William T. Dible began his career working for International Minerals & Chemical Corp. in Chicago. In 1964 Dible parted with International Materials to co-found Terra International, an agricultural manufacturing plant in Sioux City. Throughout his life Dible was extensively active in the community; serving as an officer on a variety of committees and volunteer endeavors. This scholarship serves to honor his accomplishments and lifetime contributions to agriculture.
Awarded to CALS graduate students majoring in Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics, Plant Pathology, or Soil Science.
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established by Blair H. Mathews and Karen L. Johnson Mathews. The fund is intended to promote participation of students with disabilities in the Wisconsin Experience; it supports all types of student experiences including...
A campus-wide scholarship for students with disabilities established by Blair H. Mathews and Karen L. Johnson Mathews. The fund is intended to promote participation of students with disabilities in the Wisconsin Experience; it supports all types of student experiences including but not limited to tuition support, special study, and study abroad projects.
Students may be undergraduate, graduate or professional school students who have an established record of academic achievement. Students must have a disability, with preference given to students with financial need if all other criteria are equal. The fund is intended to promote participation of students with disabilities in the Wisconsin Experience.
Applicants must submit completed WLA application form, current transcript from the school, and two letters of recommendation from the student's instructors.
Applicants must submit completed WLA application form, current transcript from the school, and two letters of recommendation from the student's instructors.
Applicants must be graduate students at an accredited college or university having completed at least one semester of classes; must be enrolled in a curriculum that will enable them to pursue a career in a non-medical laboratory related field and have 3.0 or higher GPA.
The NACA® Foundation offers numerous scholarships that are available to undergraduate and graduate students, student leaders, professional staff and associate members on an annual basis. Scholarship nominations are solicited each year. However, awards will only be made when the specific...
The NACA® Foundation offers numerous scholarships that are available to undergraduate and graduate students, student leaders, professional staff and associate members on an annual basis. Scholarship nominations are solicited each year. However, awards will only be made when the specific scholarship fund is above the designated minimum established. Questions may be directed to Telesia Davis at the NACA Office.
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, an undergraduate or graduate student in good standing enrolled in at least six semester credits currently enrolled in, or have received a degree from, a college or university within Wisconsin or upper peninsula of Michigan. Applicant must have demonstrated leadership and significant service to their campus community.
In 1973 the Wisconsin Rural Rehabilitation Corporation established scholarships for women and men from Wisconsin farms or rural communities who are enrolled in the School of Nursing.
In 1973 the Wisconsin Rural Rehabilitation Corporation established scholarships for women and men from Wisconsin farms or rural communities who are enrolled in the School of Nursing.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing and who come from a Wisconsin family farm or from a rural community in Wisconsin with a population of fewer than 20,000.
This scholarship is supported by the Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation and is intended for nurses interested in serving underserved rural communities in advanced primary care nursing and to provide financial incentives to ensure the means for nurses to complete...
This scholarship is supported by the Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation and is intended for nurses interested in serving underserved rural communities in advanced primary care nursing and to provide financial incentives to ensure the means for nurses to complete the requirements for certification as nurse practitioners.
Students enrolled in the School of Nursing
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.