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Richard Ralph Winter Phoenix Rising Humanitarian Scholarship
The Richard Ralph Winter Phoenix Rising Humanitarian scholarship provides a one-time award recognizing humanitarian achievement and service, encouraging excellence and commitment in the application of humanitarian ideals, and affirming the moral obligation to provide for human welfare.
Merlin E. Silverthorn Scholarship
Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the College of Letters & Science who are pursing majors in the physical sciences, biological sciences, computer sciences, or mathematics.
Phil and Kit Blake WI Idea Scholarship for Computer Sciences
A multi-year award for exceptional students from rural Wisconsin who are majoring in computer science.
Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship and Holstrom Environmental Research Fellowship
Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships and Holstrom Environmental Scholarships provide support for collaborative research between undergraduate students and faculty or research/instructional academic staff members. Each provides a grant of $3,000 to the student and $1,000 to the faculty/staff mentor to help offset research costs. Students must have at least junior standing at the time of application. The Holstrom Scholarships require an environmental focus. The McPherson Eye Research Institute will continue to sponsor one additional Hilldale Fellowship for vision-based research (including bioengineering, imaging, data visualization, ophthalmology and general biology of the eye).
Wisconsin Idea Fellowship
Fellowships are awarded to undergraduate students to develop and implement community-based research or service-learning projects that will meet a community identified need (local, national or international) under the supervision of a UW faculty or instructional academic staff member. Fellowships provide three credits, a stipend of up to $3,000 to a student ($5,000 for a group of up to five students) and up to $2,000 to help offset project-related costs.
Scholarships for Nontraditional, Adult, & Single Parent Students
Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree program at UW-Madison and have had a significant cumulative break in their education.
The Louise Troxell Award provides a one-time award to an outstanding female junior or senior undergraduate after nomination by faculty or academic staff.
Liberal Arts Essay Competition
This annual competition is open to all undergraduates and requires submission of an essay through the WiSH system on a different topic each year related to the liberal arts. There is a $1,000 prize to the winning entry and $500 prize to a runner-up.