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UW-Madison Undergraduate Scholarship for Summer Study

In summer 2017, over 600 students received $500-$1,500 scholarships through this award. Each summer, more than 13,000 students enroll in summer courses offered on campus or online.

Summer Term is fortunate to be able to provide undergraduate scholarships for summer study. These are need-based awards given to high-achieving undergraduate students seeking financial support to attend Summer Term at UW-Madison.

Application Information

Apply for the UW-Madison Undergraduate Scholarship for Summer Study using your campus NetID and password to log into the scholarship application portal. Answer all of the Filter Questions in the Find Scholarship Applications section to find currently available scholarships and applications.


Scholarship Information

This need-based scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate students (of any major) seeking financial support to take courses in the upcoming summer session. Scholarship availability and amounts are subject to vary. The application will open March 1, 2018 and must be submitted by April 3, 2018.


Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate degree-seeking student at UW-Madison.
  • Be enrolled in at least one UW-Madison summer course.
  • Be in good academic standing and have a cumulative GPA that reflects academic success.

Additional information:

  • Priority is given to continuing students; that is, to students who intend to enroll for the fall semester after their summer enrollment).
  • Preference is given to students taking a full credit load in summer (6-9 credits). Students taking less than 6 credits will be considered.
  • Preference is given to students demonstrating financial need.
  • Preference is given to students taking UW-Madison online and on campus courses.
  • Freshmen and sophomores are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • A limited number of scholarships are available for international students.
  • A limited number of scholarships are available for students taking summer Study Abroad through UW-Madison (UW Signature Study Abroad programs are given priority).


Selection Criteria

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


Scholarship Information

We expect to award several scholarships ranging from $500-$1,500. Scholarship recipients will be notified by April 30, 2018.

This scholarship requires a completed FAFSA form on file with UW-Madison for domestic students. Scholarship availability and amounts are subject to vary.



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