University of Wisconsin–Madison

Money for your Internship

It can be tough to manage the many expenses that come along with a summer internship. The SuccessWorks Summer Internship Scholarship has a variety of donors willing to help.  

Summer 2018 Internship Scholarship Application is open on Scholarships@UW and will close March 31, 2018!

Trouble with the application? Check out our FAQs here.

Awards of up to $5000 are made possible through the generous donations from the Weil family, Henderson-Reznick family, the Shinners family, and the Picus family.

Preference is given to undergraduate students completing unpaid internships, or those who would not be able to participate in the internship without financial support. Students who are underrepresented in their school, major, and/or industry are prioritized.

Eligibility:

  • L&S undergraduate student
    • Student must be seeking an L&S degree (primary major is in the College of Letters & Science)
    • If you are unsure of your degree, login to your Student Center and click the My Academics tab, or consult your academic advisor.
  • Overall GPA is 2.5 or above
  • Have applied to or secured an internship
  • Internship must be 10 hours/week, 6 weeks minimum; cannot be for internship post-graduation
  • Must be returning to complete at least one semester at UW-Madison after the internship experience

Scholarship Award Timeline:

  • Applications collected from February – March via Scholarships@UW
  • Student finalists selected in April
  • Scholarship award winners are notified in May

Students who receive a financial aid package are encouraged to consult with the Office of Financial Aid to ensure an award will not impact their financial standing.

Resources for Finding Funding Opportunities

Kathleen Rause

Internship Coordinator/Career Advisor

kathleen.rause@wisc.edu