This guide is intended for current and prospective undergraduate or graduate students at the University of Wisconsin Madison.
Last Updated: Jan 11, 2013
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- Campus-wide Awards
A list of awards that are open to undergraduate students from all colleges and majors at UW-Madison
- Center for Biology Education: Funding for Undergraduate Research
Lists several types of funding for undergraduate research in the biological sciences.
- Engineering Students Scholarships & Awards
Just what the title says.
- L&S Honors Program Grants and Awards
Funding for L&S Honors Students, including research, senior thesis, study abroad, research-related travel, community service, merit awards, etc.
- Nelson Institute: Undergraduate Scholarships, Grants, and Awards
Numerous awards, varying from year to year in number and amount are awarded to undergraduate students in environmental studies who have distinguished themselves through their academic achievements and also through service to the college or community.
- Scholarships from Outside CALS
A short list of non-UW funding opportunities relevant for College of Agricultural & Life Sciences students.
A searchable database of on-campus scholarships and awards.
- School of Human Ecology: Undergraduate Scholarships
The School of Human Ecology has collaborated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison as well as other schools on campus to adopt the Common Scholarship Application...
- School of Journalism and Mass Communication: Scholarships
List of selected, relevant funding opportunities for undergraduates.
- School of Music: Scholarships and Financial Aid
The UW-Madison School of Music offers financial support to highly gifted prospective music majors. All scholarship recipients have distinguished themselves as outstanding musicians through their musical background and by their audition. Most School of Music scholarships are awarded for a four-year period.
- Undergraduate Academic Awards Office: Nationally Competitive Awards
A list of nationally competitive scholarships that require university endorsement (rather than applying directly).
- Undergraduate Research Scholars
The Undergraduate Research Scholars Program (URS) is dedicated to helping first- and second-year undergraduates get hands-on experience in research or other creative endeavors by working with UW faculty and research staff.
- University of Wisconsin Colleges: Financial Aid
An introduction to types of financial aid available for education - scholarships, grants (including federal and Wisconsin state), loans, employment, and other benefit programs and aid. Also links to financial aid offices in the UW campuses, how and when to apply, and suggestions of Internet sites to explore further for funding information.
- University of Wisconsin-Madison: Office of Student Financial Services
Information for UW-Madison students about financial assistance available through loans, grants, and work-study programs, as well as financial counseling and information on funding available from multiple sources, including federal. Application forms are also available here. A good place to begin.
- UW-Madison International Academic Programs Office: Financial Information
Financial Resources for study abroad. Emphasis on those participating in University of Wisconsin-Madison study abroad programs.
- Wisconsin Idea Undergraduate Fellowships
Fellowships are awarded annually to semester- or year-long projects designed by a UW-Madison undergraduate (or a group of undergraduates) in collaboration with a community organization (whether local, national or international) and a UW-Madison faculty or academic staff mentor. All WIF students are invited to present their work at the Undergraduate Symposium in the spring.
- Writing Fellows Program
Writing Fellows are assigned to Writing Intensive or Communications-B courses in which they work closely with professors as well as student writers. Fellows read and critique drafts of two formal papers. Includes an honorarium.