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Scholarships and Aid

Summer Term is an affordable way to stay on track for graduation or even graduate early, saving money on tuition, housing, and more down the road. Scholarships and other types of financial aid help make Summer Term budget-friendly, too.

Financial aid: You can use traditional financial aid, including federal student loans and grants, for Summer Term. To learn about the summer financial aid application process, visit the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Summer Term scholarships: There are several scholarships designed to assist with the costs of Summer Term. Find out which one best meets your needs and apply below.

UW–Madison Undergraduate Scholarship for Summer Study

This general scholarship is open to UW–Madison undergraduates who are in good academic standing, have a cumulative GPA that reflects academic success, and are enrolled in at least one UW–Madison summer course.

Learn more about the Undergraduate Scholarship for Summer Study

Transfer Scholars Summer Award

This award is automatically applied to the tuition bills of students who transferred to UW–Madison in spring 2024 and enroll in courses in Summer 2024.

Learn more about the Transfer Scholars Summer Award

Summer Finish

This scholarship is available to students who can finish their UW–Madison degrees by enrolling in summer courses.

Learn more about the Summer Finish scholarship

Summer Housing Boost

The Summer Housing Boost can help students cover the cost of living in residence halls over the summer.

Learn more about the Summer Housing Boost

Summer Internship Scholarship

This scholarship is intended for students who are participating in unpaid or underpaid internships for credit.

Learn more about the Summer Internship Scholarship