Study in Finland on a Full Scholarship: Spring Semester 2019


The Brittingham Viking Organization is a Madison based scholarship organization which offers various scholarships to study in Scandinavia. The organization is currently offering the Madison-Ehrnrooth Scholarship covering tuition, housing, airfare, travel stipend, and living stipend to study in Helsinki, Finland during the spring semester 2019. A wide variety of courses are taught, many in English, and students get to attend their choice of three world class universities in Helsinki.


More information about the scholarship and applications can be found at their website:
Applications are due March 24th, and any additional questions can sent to

Foreign Policy Association Film and Essay Contest

The Foreign Policy Association is holding a film and essay contest with a range of cash prizes and a funded trip to New York with an invitation to the FPA centennial celebration’s Spring Dinner. Essays should be no longer than 750 words, and film entries should be no longer than five minutes. Each category will have three awards (making for six total awards). The first place winner will receive $1,500 and the trip to New York and Spring Dinner invitation, second and third prize will both receive a $500 prize. For more information click here.

Undergraduate Research Opportunity

The Holtz Center is looking for research proposals from undergraduate students interested in conducting research on issues at the intersection of science, technology, and society. All undergraduate students at UW-Madison are eligible for this funding opportunity including those in engineering, social and behavioral sciences, the humanities, and biological and physical sciences. The maximum amount of each award is $1,000 for the student and $500 in flexible funds for the faculty advisor. Click here for more information.

Writing Fellow Opportunity

Writing Fellows are undergraduate students who support a small group of students in their writing, give feedback, and conduct one-to-one conferences. Fellows receive a scholarship every semester. They also get the chance to do original research and receive professional development in writing across the curriculum. The Program welcomes applicants from all majors, diverse backgrounds, and all intersecting identities.

I have also attached a poster with upcoming information session dates and the application deadline. You can find more information on our program website.

Finding Funding for Your Graduate Education

This workshop provides an overview of the external funding application process, including preparation tips for grant seekers, types of grants that may be available, and how to have your external fellowship pay for your tuition. Taught by Grants Librarian and the Office of Fellowship and Funding Resources.

FLAS Awards for Study of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean

CEAS will be applying for both NRC (National Resource Center, “Title VI”) and FLAS (Foreign Language & Area Studies) funding from the U.S. Department of Education for the 2018-19 academic year.  Therefore, we are accepting applications for FLAS awards to study Chinese, Japanese and Korean in the next academic year. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the United States. Undergraduate academic year awards cover up to $10,000 tuition/fees and include a $5,000 stipend. Graduate academic year awards cover full tuition/fees and include a $15,000 stipend. Applicants submit a letter of application; transcripts; GRE scores; a statement (detailing academic plans, career goals, previous language training, and need for further EA language training); a language evaluation  and two letters of recommendation. All qualified undergraduate and graduate students studying East Asian languages are encouraged to apply. The application process is accomplished entirely on-line.


Scholarship Opportunities


The following is a list of scholarship opportunities available to students of the College of Letters and Science. To apply for all opportunities listed below click here.

The Liberal Arts Essay Competition (campus-wide undergraduates)
Submit an essay by March 6, 2018 to be considered for a $1,000 or $500 prize.  This annual competition is sponsored by the University General Education Committee. Review the prompt and requirements by clicking here. Continue reading

Fellowship with the Democratic Party of Wisconsin

The Democratic Party of Wisconsin is currently recruiting for the Spring and Summer Fellowship program. The program lasts 12 weeks and is designed to test, train, and develop a new class of organizers. Fellows will be trained on the basics of organizing and campaign fundamentals and work in their communities to empower grassroots teams. Applications can be submitted here by February 3rd. 

Provost Office Scholarships and Fellowships Available

The Provost’s Office is especially pleased to announce that scholarships and fellowships are available to encourage and support that work. Applications are available via the websites listed below.  Questions may be directed to Julie Stubbs, Director of the Undergraduate Academic Awards Office (Room 6 Ingraham Hall, 265-2428,

SOPHOMORE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS support undergraduate research done in collaboration with UW–Madison faculty or research/instructional academic staff. The student researcher receives $2,500, and the faculty/staff research advisor receives $500 to help offset research costs. At the time of application, the student must be a sophomore, a freshman who will have more than 24 credits after May 2018, or a transfer student in their first year of attendance at UW-Madison. The application deadline is February 12, 2018. Directions for accessing the on-line application, eligibility and selection criteria can be found here. Continue reading