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Five years in, Bucky’s Tuition Promise is building a legacy of affordability across Wisconsin
The program covers full tuition for Wisconsin students whose household adjusted gross income is $60,000 or less through scholarships and grants.
UW–Madison partners with businesses in Federal Work-Study initiative
The new initiative gives students an impactful experiences and provides crucial support to employers during a time when budgets are stretched as a result of COVID-19.
In its fourth year, Bucky’s Tuition Promise continues to draw top state students to UW–Madison
The initiative is one of the most powerful ways UW–Madison helps Wisconsin resident students from lower- to moderate-income families afford the state’s flagship university.
School of Pharmacy announces master’s program scholarships to address inequities
These scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing a master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences: Applied Drug Development or Psychoactive Pharmaceutical Investigation who demonstrate a financial need and/or have a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
UW–Madison begins distributing $28.6M in emergency pandemic aid to students
The university's approach to distributing the money includes emergency grants that students with financial need can use to pay off debts or to cover costs such as tuition, food, housing, health care and child care.
A positive pattern continues: More than half of UW–Madison seniors graduate with no debt
In less than 10 years, the number of undergraduates graduating without student loan debt has grown by nearly 10%.
Second round of emergency COVID-19 financial aid coming for students
UW-Madison’s share of the new federal emergency student support is $9.9 million. This funding will be used to continue to address the additional financial burden many students and families are facing.
Largest class ever of new Bucky’s Tuition Promise students receiving free tuition this year
There are now more than 2,500 students on campus receiving free tuition through Bucky’s Tuition Promise. The initiative is funded through private gifts and other institutional resources.
School of Education unveils bold new program to invest in Wisconsin’s future teachers
In return for financial support for students enrolled in teacher education programs, the students will pledge to to teach for three or four years at a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade school in Wisconsin.
Helen Faith named Director of Student Financial Aid
Building off the successes of programs like Bucky’s Tuition Promise, Faith will focus on continuing to increase UW–Madison’s Federal Pell Grant recipients and work closely with Prof. Nick Hillman and the Student Success Through Applied Research (SSTAR) Lab.
UW Changes Lives: Opening doors for transfer students
Transfer students are a vibrant and diverse part of UW–Madison's student body. UW–Madison has created several programs in recent years to help them academically, financially and socially.
Bucky’s Tuition Promise could help families in depressed farm economy
A new UW–Madison program that provides free tuition for students from low- and moderate-income households comes at a good time for families struggling with the consequences of a depressed farm economy.
Second cohort of students to benefit from Bucky’s Tuition Promise
From February through June, we will be highlighting the ways that UW–Madison changes lives for the better throughout the state of Wisconsin. March’s theme is Affordability…
Badger Ready gives adult students a pathway to a UW–Madison degree
Last fall, UW–Madison welcomed the first students served by the Badger Ready program, which helps students resuming their college education after a significant break.
SSTAR Lab examining solutions for making higher education more affordable
The SSTAR Lab’s mission is to use applied academic research to guide, support, and partner with practitioners whose work aims to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for current and future college students.