Economics Scholarships

Our Scholarships at a Glance

1 application

11 application questions

30 scholarships

Must have 1 semester left

Over $100,000 to award

For declared econ majors

How to Apply

– Fall Deadline
Opens: 8-21-2023
Closes: 10-01-2023

– Awardees will contacted by email

– Students must first complete the general application for UW-Madison through the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (Wish). 

– After, students must complete the Economics General Application. The Economics General Application automatically applies you to all the Economics scholarships you are eligible for.

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Have questions?

Email: econadvise@ssc.wisc.edu

Our Scholarship Donors & Recipients

Our Scholarship Donors

Thanks to our generous alumni, the Department of Economics can offer the following scholarships to deserving undergraduate students majoring in economics.

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Meek Bishop Scholarship

Multiple awards for continuing students majoring in economics.

Ed Draminski Scholarship

Multiple awards for economics majors with Wisconsin residency and demonstrated financial need. A renewable scholarship. 

Emanuel Family Scholarship

Multiple awards for continuing students majoring in economics in the College of Letters & Science.

Degenhart Family Scholarship

Multiple awards for students majoring in economics. 

Gerald Konz Scholarship

Multiple awards for Wisconsin residents majoring in economics, with demonstrated financial need and ongoing employment.

Grainger Academic Excellence Scholarship

Multiple awards for promising students majoring in economics.

Juli Plant Grainger Scholarship

Multiple awards for promising students majoring in economics.

Veldor Kopitzke Scholarship

Multiple awards for continuing students majoring in economics with demonstrated financial need.

Mary Claire Phipps Scholarship

Two awards for students majoring in economics in the College of Letters & Science with two more years of school remaining.  A one-year scholarship divided per semester, renewable.

Everett Smith Scholarship

Multiple awards for continuing students majoring in economics in the College of Letters & Science.

Orton Scholarship

Multiple awards for students majoring in economics that are women and/or from a rural area.

Lorraine A. & W. Dwight Stone Scholarship

Several scholarship awards for Minnesota and Iowa residents majoring in economics in the College of Letters & Science and a continuing undergraduate for one or more years. A renewable scholarship. 

Lennell Goodman Ammerman Scholarship

Multiple awards for promising students majoring in economics.

Madhavan Scholarship

Multiple awards for promising students majoring in economics.

Walter A. Morton Memorial Scholarship

Multiple awards for promising students majoring in economics in their final year of undergrad.

Weisbrod Scholarship

Multiple awards for promising students majoring in economics.

Our Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to our Economics scholarship recipients! It is always a difficult task to select scholarship winners from so many talented applicants. We’re very proud of all your accomplishments, and we hope that you are too. Keep up the good work; we’re happy to have each of you here in our department.

2023 Economics Scholarship Recipients

2022 Economics Scholarship Recipients

2021 Economics Scholarship Recipients

Emergency Financial Support

Students experiencing specific financial hardship (e.g., food or housing insecurity, or difficulty purchasing school supplies) can find resources and support through the Financial Aid Office and also through contacting the Dean of Students Office.

In addition, students experiencing urgent financial need are encouraged to look into the following resources:

For parenting students, there is additional tuition and childcare emergency support available through the Office of Child Care and Family Resources.