University Awards

There are numerous other awards and scholarships available on campus. Below are just a few opportunities that support undergraduate research, and that are especially suited for zoology students. For a more exhaustive list of awards and scholarships, see scholarships@UW-Madison or Undergraduate Academic Awards.

  • Hilldale Research Fellowships support undergraduate research done in collaboration with a faculty mentor. Students receive $3,000, while mentors receive $1,000.
  • The Undergraduate Research Scholars (URS) program provides first- and second-year students with opportunities to do research with faculty for academic credit. URS fellows also participate in a class as well as seminars aimed at supporting their research experience.
  • Wisconsin Idea Fellowships are awarded annually for long-term projects that seek to solve crucial community issues either locally or internationally. Students work collaboratively with a community organization and a faculty mentor, and can receive up to $7,000 in funding as well as academic credit for their project.