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. Academic Achievement Awards

  • Nominations Due – April 19, 2021
  • Award Ceremony – October 27, 2021

Alliant Energy | James R. Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Awards

  • Nominations Due – April 19, 2021
  • Award Ceremony – October 27, 2021

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

  • Nominations Due – May 28, 2021
  • Award Ceremony – November 4, 2021

Ignite – Applied Research Grants

  •  Required Intent to Submit Due – Midnight, November 30, 2020
  • Full Proposals Due – 5:00 pm, January 25, 2021

Outstanding Women of Color in Education Awards

  • Nominations Due – May 28, 2021
  • Award Ceremony – November 4, 2021

Regent Scholar Grant Program

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

Regents Academic Staff Excellence Awards

  • Nominations Due – February 15, 2021

Regents Diversity Awards

  • Nominations Due – October 11, 2020

Regents Teaching Excellence Awards

  • Nominations Due – November 23, 2020

Regents University Staff Excellence Awards

  • Nominations Due – June 25, 2021

Wisconsin Regents Opportunity Scholarship

  • Nominations Due – April 29, 2021

Wisconsin Women in Government Scholarship

  • Applications Due – May 30, 2020