The application process for a Wisconsin Idea Fellowship includes 6 separate items. Please read the WIF Application Instruction Sheet carefully for information on all 6 items.
- WIF Application Form
- Abstract of the Proposed Project
- Project Description
- Budget Spreadsheet
- Current, Official UW-Madison Transcript for Each Student
- Two Signed Letters of Support
NOTE – If you are proposing an international project in a country that has a U.S. State Department Travel Warning you will need approval from the University International Travel Committee (UITC). Your faculty advisor should mention in their letter of support that they are willing to work with you through the UITC process and act as your primary emergency contact. The travel warning waiver request form can be found here.
If you have any questions about this requirement, please contact Ron Machoian, International Safety and Security Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Priority Deadline for 2018-19 applications is Jan. 26, 2018 at 5pm CST.
Applications submitted by this date are guaranteed to be reviewed by the Wisconsin Idea Fellowships Advisor and returned with comments within one week. Applicants then have one week to edit and resubmit their proposal before the selection committee reviews them.
The Final Deadline for submission is Feb. 9, 2018 at 5pm CST.
Priority Deadline applicants must RESUBMIT their proposals. Late proposals will not be accepted. Applicants who choose to submit after the Priority Deadline will not be penalized, but they will not receive feedback on proposals prior to final evaluation.
Applications should be emailed to Beth Tryon, Assistant Director, Community-Engaged Scholarship at email@example.com. Please submit all components of the application as one PDF file.
Applicants will be notified by mid-March 2018.
> WIF Application Instruction Sheet
> WIF Application Form
> Sample Proposal 1
> Sample Proposal 2
> Sample Budgets
Beth Tryon, Assistant Director, Community-Engaged Scholarship: firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-890-3334