Undergrad Academic Awards


FAQs:

Resources


What Are Academic Awards?

Campuswide awards and nationally competitive scholarships are an excellent way to stand out as a law school applicant. These types of awards/scholarships are not need-based. Instead, they are awarded primarily based on academic achievement.

What Types of Campuswide Awards Exist?

What Types of Nationally Competitive Scholarships/Fellowships Exist?

  • Beinecke—For juniors to fund graduate study in arts, humanities and social sciences
  • Churchill—For seniors or recent grads to fund one year of graduate study in science, technology, engineering or mathematics at Cambridge University
  • Fulbright—For seniors or recent grads to fund academic opportunities for personal development and international experience
  • Goldwater—For sophomores or juniors to fund undergraduate study for students in math, science and engineering
  • MarshallFor seniors or recent graduates to fund two years of (graduate) study in any field at a university in the UK
  • MitchellFor seniors or recent graduates to fund one year of (graduate) study in any field at any university in Ireland or Northern Ireland
  • RhodesFor seniors or recent graduates to fund two years of (graduate) study in any field at Oxford
  • TrumanFor juniors to fund graduate study in public service field
  • UdallFor sophomores or juniors to fund undergraduate study in environmental studies, tribal policy or tribal health care

Resources:

Students interested in applying for a campuswide award or nationally competitive scholarship other than the Fulbright should contact the Undergraduate Academic Awards Office: awards@provost.wisc.edu; https://provost.wisc.edu/

Students interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholarship should contact the International Fellowships Office: fellow@intl-institute.wisc.edu; http://fellowships.international.wisc.edu/