Awards & Grants

These awards and grants have been established to recognize and encourage excellence in a variety of areas throughout the University of Wisconsin System. Visit individual award and grant pages to learn more.


Alliant Energy | Erroll B. Davis, Jr. Achievement Awards

  • Nominations Due – April 7, 2023
  • Award Ceremony – October 26, 2023

Alliant Energy | James R. Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Awards

  • Nominations Due – April 7, 2023
  • Award Ceremony – October 26, 2023

Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ+ People

  • 2022 Nominations Due – June 1, 2022
  • Award Ceremony – November 10, 2022

Ignite Grant Program – Applied Research

  • Required Intent to Submit Due – Midnight, November 29, 2021
  • Full Proposals Due – 5:00 pm, January 24, 2022

Outstanding Women of Color in Education

  • 2022 Nominations Due – June 1, 2022
  • Award Ceremony – November 10, 2022

Regent Scholar Grant Program

  • Applications Due – 5:00 p.m., November, 2, 2020

UW System Fellows: Center for 21st Century Studies

  • Applications Due: November 18, 2022


Wisconsin Regents Opportunity Scholarship

  • 2022 Nominations Due – TBD

Wisconsin Women in Government Scholarship

  • Applications Due – July 22, 2022

Board of Regents Awards

For information about the awards sponsored by the Board of Regents:

  • Regents Academic Staff Excellence Awards;
  • Regents Diversity Awards;
  • Regents Teaching Excellence Awards; and
  • Regents University Staff Excellence Awards

visit Board of Regents Awards.

Board of Regents Awards