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Recent UW grad, an Afghan Kurdish poet, wins $90,000 scholarship for immigrants with exceptional potential

April 13, 2021

Hajjar Baban already has achieved considerable success. She’s now poised for more.

UW–Madison graduate named Knight-Hennessy Scholar

May 4, 2020

At Stanford University, Ross Dahlke plans to research the connection between how people communicate online and how they behave offline in civic life.

Student forges special bond with commencement speaker James Patterson, her childhood reading hero

April 29, 2020

Marie Aguirre has become friends with Patterson and his wife Susan. She’s also been a recipient of their generosity — the couple supported her college studies with a generous scholarship.

Atypical path leads student to Truman Scholarship, one of country’s top academic honors

April 15, 2020

"I’ve been very lucky to have key teachers and mentors in my life. Without them, I wouldn’t have applied to college or run for student body president or applied for the Truman Scholarship. You have to find your allies and see your own potential.”

Planning for spring? Consider a Summer Finish scholarship to complete your degree

October 15, 2019

As students close to graduation register for spring courses, they can talk to their advisors about graduating in a timely manner with Summer Finish.

UW–Madison student receives Udall Scholarship to further environmental work

April 24, 2019

Her goal, she says, is to create egalitarian learning opportunities and learning spaces so that all children have access to environmental education and the outdoors.

UW–Madison alumna named Knight-Hennessy Scholar

March 6, 2019

The prestigious scholarship provides full funding for graduate study at Stanford. Applicants are evaluated based on independence of thought, purposeful leadership and a civic mindset

UW student named Newman Civic Fellow, recognized for high school outreach program

May 16, 2018

Wendy Hoang has been honored for creating a high school outreach program for Madison East High School that helps first-generation college students and students of color.

Two students win Udall scholarships

May 9, 2018

Two UW–Madison students have been named 2018 Udall Scholars in recognition of a record of public service, academic achievement, leadership potential and a commitment to…

18 UW–Madison students win Fulbright awards to study abroad

May 4, 2018

They're among more than 1,900 U.S. citizens who will study, conduct research, and teach abroad for the 2018–2019 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Two UW–Madison students named Goldwater Scholars; two receive honorable mentions

April 17, 2018

The Goldwater Scholarship is considered the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering in America.

UW student with political ambitions receives prestigious Truman Scholarship

April 13, 2018

UW-Madison senior Jordan Madden will be able to build upon his mission of helping others as the recipient of a 2018 Truman Scholarship.