Chancellor's and Powers-Knapp Scholarship Program

Web -- Program Site;jsessionid=KxbBQPMdw1v35QbzN2Gfvsxk06x5LkH4zJ3hy21515dhVTCPJvn!209038631?scholId=5123 -- General Scholarship Page


(608) 262-9315 -- Chancellors Scholarship Program
(608) 262-1304 -- Office of the Provost (Sarah Mangelsdorf)

Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

117 Bascom Hall
500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI 53715

The Chancellor’s Scholarship Program is a privately funded and highly selective merit-based program for undergraduates from underrepresented groups pursuing any major at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Chancellor’s Scholars are enthusiastic learners, budding researchers, and agents of educational, social, and political change. They pursue personal and academic excellence as undergraduates and cultivate an experience that is highly meaningful, rewarding, and unique.

The Award:   
A full tuition scholarship (resident/non-resident)
A $400.00 book stipend each semester

Prospective scholars must apply during the fall semester following their graduation from high school. 

On-going academic advising and individual support services by program staff

Faculty/staff mentor pairings

Leadership skills development opportunities

Monthly meetings  with scholarship class

Monthly program meetings

Volunteer service and social events

Celebrations that promote intercultural understanding

Program Expectations:
Maintain status as a full-time student
Maintain a cumulative GPA above 3.0
Active participation in program activities/events
Be an intellectually inquisitive and engaged learner in the academic community
Be a good citizen of the university community
Uphold the program’s philosophy of “Excellence in Scholarship, Leadership, and Service”

Important dates and deadlines can be found on the Program's website.

For more information about making a gift to support the Chancellor's Scholarship Program, contact the UW Foundation at 608-263-4545,