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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.
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.
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.
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.
In less than 10 years, the number of undergraduates graduating without student loan debt has grown by nearly 10%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
Fans tuning in to Badger football and other fall sports will be able to catch UW–Madison’s “Mythbusters” campaign. Six different ads created to dispel common myths associated with the university are currently rotating during televised Badger sporting events and numerous digital and social platforms.
Seven high school students are working in UW–Madison's Small Animal Hospital as part of a new program that exposes high schoolers to careers and curriculum in the health sciences.