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 – 2021-22 applications will open Fall 2020
- 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, the UW-Madison International Resources, Guidelines and Policies 12.17 prohibit university-affiliated student travel to locations under a current U.S. Department of State (DoS) Level 3 (reconsider travel) or Level 4 (do not travel) advisory designation, those specifically designated as a “travel warning” location by the Provost, or that is under a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Warning Level 3 notice. If any of the specific locations you are entering fall into the categories above, you will need to request a waiver two months before embarking on your travel.
If you have any questions about this requirement, please contact Ron Machoian, International Safety and Security Director, at email@example.com.
The Priority Deadline for 2020-21 applications is Friday, Jan. 29, 2021 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 is Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 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.
Submitting Applications and Application Materials
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Applicants will be notified by March 2021.
Beth Tryon, Assistant Director, Community-Engaged Scholarship
Laura Livingston, Community-Engaged Scholarship Graduate