Scholarships

scholarships

An Investment in Our Future

At the University of Wisconsin–Madison, we strive to enroll a diverse and talented class, remove financial barriers to success, and invest in the bright futures of our students. Scholarships play a crucial role in this effort. From need-based aid to merit-based awards, these resources help make the university an accessible and attractive option for prospective students and support their educational journey.

Alumni and friends of the UW have long played an important role in these efforts by generously investing in the next generation of Badgers. Gifts of all sizes make a difference for students. Learn about some of our key scholarship opportunities that support UW students across campus:

  • Great People Scholarship
  • Mercile J. Lee Scholars Program

Contact Us

There are many opportunities across campus — in every school and college, and through your local Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) chapter — to support scholarships. Please contact us to learn more!

  • General scholarship inquiries: Hari Jost
  • WAA chapter scholarships: Quinn Wakley
  • Externally selected, high school scholarships: Tracey McClure
  • Or, contact a representative from your specific school, college, or department.