Graduate Student Scholarships

Departmental scholarships and awards applications are due annually on April 1.

Note: The JJD has an additional application deadline of October 1.

John Jefferson Davis Travel Awards

Graduate Summer Research Awards

Dr. Stanley Weinreb and Dr. Eva Lurie Weinreb Graduate Student Fellowship

Netzer-Brouchoud Scholarship

Description: This scholarship was established by Lanore A. Netzer and her husband Glen G. Eye to honor Lanore’s father, Henry Nathan Netzer, a farmer and lumberjack who loved the outdoors, and Lanore and Glen’s nephew, Bernard Netzer Brouchoud, a naturalist with a special interest in birds. The scholarship provides up to $1,500 in tuition assistance for the upcoming fall semester.

Eligibility: Students must 1. be an undergraduate or graduate student actively working with a faculty member with at least a 50%-time appointment in the Department of Integrative Biology, and 2. be studying wild bird life. Consideration will be given to need, extracurricular activities, and academic standing of student. Students graduating in spring or summer 2019 are not eligible.

Application process: Applicants should submit a brief personal statement regarding their suitability for the scholarship, a resume, and a copy of their UW-Madison student record (unofficial transcript) by April 1. Applications should be emailed to atilla@wisc.edu as a single PDF file. Award decisions will be made by late April.

Rita and Kenneth Hoots Graduate Scholarship

Description: This scholarship was established to assist graduate students within the Department of Integrative Biology whose resources are not adequate to cover the costs of attending UW-Madison. The scholarship provides up to $2,000 in tuition assistance for the upcoming fall semester.

Eligibility: Applicants must 1. be a graduate student in the Department of Integrative Biology or have a faculty advisor with at least a 50%-time appointment in the Department of Integrative Biology, and 2. demonstrate financial need. Students graduating in spring or summer 2019 are not eligible.

Application process: Applicants should submit a brief personal statement regarding their suitability for the scholarship and a resume. Please include information about your faculty advisor and teaching/research/service endeavors during your graduate studies. Applications should be emailed to atilla@wisc.edu as a single PDF file. Award decisions will be made by late April.