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.
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. The School of Human Ecology awards well over 30 scholarships each year, averaging about $2,000 per scholarship.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.