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Summer Finish

A scholarship to help you complete your degree this summer

Is graduation just a few courses away? If so, congrats! Complete your degree this summer with help from Summer Finish, a $1,000 scholarship to help students like you reach the finish line.

To apply for this scholarship, complete the following process:

  1. Before applying, talk with your advisor to make sure you’re eligible to graduate Summer 2021.
  2. Complete the scholarship application in the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH) by April 11, 2021. Applications open February 12.

Please note that if you apply for both the Summer Finish and the Undergraduate Scholarship for Summer Study you are not able to receive both awards. If selected, you will only receive one of the awards.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be currently enrolled at UW-Madison pursuing an undergraduate degree
  • Apply to graduate this summer by April 11
  • Be in good academic standing and have a cumulative GPA which reflects academic success
  • Enroll in at least one UW-Madison summer course by April 11
  • FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions (if you are unable to file the FAFSA there is a space to note that on the application)

Selection Criteria

Completed applications are evaluated by a scholarship committee using the above eligibility criteria. Applicants should also have well-written responses to the application questions.

Award Notification

Scholarship Award Amounts are $1,000.  Scholarship recipients will be notified by the end of April 2021. There is no longer an early notification option for this scholarship.

Please note that if you apply for both the Summer Finish and the Undergraduate Scholarship for Summer Study you are not able to receive both awards. If selected, you will only receive one of the awards.

For more information about scholarships and other types of financial aid, visit the Office of Student Financial Aid and WiSH.

Apply now 

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