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

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.

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

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

WISCIENCE Entering Research Summer Program Scholarship

Interested in research? Work with some of the world’s leading researchers to push the frontiers of knowledge this summer! Apply for the WISCIENCE Entering Research – Summer Program (ER-SP) to take part in an immersive research experience and receive a $1,500 scholarship. No prior research experience is required or necessary. The program is from June 11, 2018 – August 1, 2018.  Continue reading

Scholarship Opportunities for Continuing Students

Paul R. Ebling Scholarship (any school or college)
This $5,000 scholarship supports a current junior or senior planning to attend the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health. Recipients must be Wisconsin high school graduates.  Applicants must have excellent academic records, be a current 3rd or 4th year Junior or Senior, and have demonstrated service to the campus and/or Madison community. Recommendations are required.  This scholarship will be paid out in Spring 2018. Applications due by February 15,  2018, apply here

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2018 AEI Summer Honors Program

We are pleased to announce that the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC, is now accepting applications for its 2018 Summer Honors Program, a series of fully-funded educational and career development opportunities for undergraduate students interested in public policy and national politics. Students participate in small, intensive seminars taught by AEI scholars and other policy practitioners, join daily lunches with policymakers and business leaders, and advance their careers through high-level networking opportunities. There is a full course lineup on the flyer below, as well as on the program’s website. To nominate specific students for the program here.

Application for Newman Civic Fellow

UW-Madison will select one undergraduate student to serve as the 2017-18 Newman Civic Fellow. This student will participate in leadership development and learning around civic engagement with a cohort of other fellows from schools around the country. The application deadline is Sunday, December 10 at 11:59 PM.

Newman Civic Fellow nominees must also meet the fellowship eligibility criteria:
  • Be an enrolled undergraduate at UW-Madison
  • Have at least one year of education remaining at UW-Madison
  • Must commit to providing a short reflection piece (video, article, or letter format) to Campus Compact during their fellowship year
Students should apply online to serve as the 2017-18 Newman Civic Fellow here.
More information can be found here.