University of Wisconsin–Madison

BASCOM HILL SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE

June, 2020 (Specific date TBD)

DESCRIPTION

The Bascom Hill Society, the major donor honor organization of the University of Wisconsin Foundation, offers a full one-year scholarship to a student with financial need who combines academic excellence with demonstrated leadership ability and outstanding service to the university or their community. The scholarship covers full tuition (in- or out-of-state), fees, books, and room and board for one year of undergraduate study at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. One scholarship is awarded per year.

ELIGIBILITY

  • GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Plan to enroll full-time as an undergraduate during the 2018-19 academic year; (students who plan to study abroad are eligible to apply)
  • Plan to graduate between May 2019 and May 2020
  • Qualify for need-based financial aid (grants or subsidized loans)
  • Must be in good academic and disciplinary standing to apply

* To determine your eligibility, you must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid.

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Outstanding record of campus or community service
  • Demonstrated leadership capacity
  • Academic ability and achievement

APPLICATION PROCESS

 Log on to Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH)After logging-in and filling out a general application, you will be presented with a list of applications for scholarships for which you are eligible. If you do not see the Bascom Hill Society application on your list, and you believe you meet the eligibility requirements, please contact the UAA Office (awards@provost.wisc.edu, 265-2428).

SELECTION PROCESS

A selection committee comprised of representatives from the UW Foundation and UW–Madison faculty and staff will review applications. Results will be announced in July.

CONDITIONS OF AWARD

The scholarship recipient is expected to attend the Bascom Hill Society Fall Event in October, and the award recipient’s name and credentials may be used in UW Foundation and University materials. The Bascom Hill Society scholarship may be used in conjunction with other awards, but funds may only be applied toward tuition, fees, books, and room and board.

RESOURCES

Previous Bascom Hill Scholars