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Scholarship Office / Student Financial Aid

Web -- Main page -- Find Scholarships -- Financial aid net price/award calculator (Parent Resource) -- FAFSA --National Student Loan Data System

Email -- Financial Aid/Scholarship Office

(608) 262-3060 -- Student Financial Aid
(608) 262-3801 -- Work-Study Office
(608) 262-4987--Federal Direct and Private Loans
(608) 263-7100 -- Student Loan Servicing (Loan Repayment)
(800) 433-3243 -- Federal Student Aid Information Center
+1-334-532-2691 -- International FAFSA Helpline (for students calling outside of the US)

Fax (608) 262-9068

Hours Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.    Fridays 8:00 am-4:00 pm 

333 East Campus Mall #9701
Madison, WI 53715-1382

The Office of Student Financial Aid assists students whose personal and family resources are not adequate to cover the costs involved in attending UW-Madison by:
  • Processing financial aid forms to determine eligibility for grants, loans, and work-study employment
  • Advising students regarding financial aid and money management
  • Providing information on part-time employment, both on- and off-campus
  • Offering assistance in obtaining information about scholarships

Checks for scholarships that students receive from outside the University should be sent to the Bursar's office.

Part of Student Financial Aid, the Scholarships Office will provide general information on scholarships for undergrads and referral to other info sources.

FAFSA school code: 003895
FAFSA opens each year on October 1st. Completing the FAFSA is the first step to applying for financial aid through their office. This will allow the Office of Financial Aid to determine your financial aid eligibility and many scholarship applications require that you complete the FAFSA.

Additional Information Regarding Scholarships:
Scholarships at UW-Madison are handled very differently than on most other campuses. Many schools will offer significant scholarships at the time a student applies for admissions as a recruitment tool. UW's scholarships, on the other hand, are administered separately. This is because each school/college and department manage their own scholarship funds and the UW doesn't typically use scholarships as a recruitment tool. Multiple scholarships can be applied for with one application form, however (see:

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Created:2009-06-14 19:00 CDTUpdated:2020-01-28 12:20 CDT
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