McBurney Adaptive Technology Scholarship Information
Apply by September 20 (early fall scholarships), October 15th (fall scholarships) or March 1 (spring scholarships)!
Adaptive Technology Scholarships are available to current undergraduate and graduate/professional level UW-Madison students approved for services through the McBurney Disability Resource Center. Service approval and enrollment must extend for more than one semester beyond the current semester. The type of technology being requested should be consistent with the accommodation recommendations on the student's McBurney VISA and the student's disability. The number and amount of scholarships awarded varies and is dependent upon available funding.
- Download Adaptive Technology Scholarship Form (Word document)
- Download Financial Need Addendum (Word document)
McBurney General Scholarship Information
McBurney General Scholarships can be applied for through Scholarships@UW-Madison. Please read McBurney's Scholarships@UW-Madison web page carefully for information about how to apply. McBurney scholarships are intended to support the educational advancement of students with disabilities. Please review "Disability Categories on the McBurney Scholarship Application" for a listing of conditions that may qualify as a disability. Please note that disability status can only be determined on a case-by-case basis by completing the steps listed at How to Become a McBurney Client.
Students apply for the Arndt scholarship from November 4 to February 3, 2015. The deadline for all other scholarships is April 1, 2015. Scholarships are distributed the following fall semester, except for the Meyerhoff Undergraduate Excellence Awards for Leadership, Service and Scholarship that is distributed the following spring semester. Decisions regarding the Arndt scholarship should be make no later than mid-March. Other scholarship award decisions are generally made in July. This time line provides the time needed to evaluate eligibility based on disability documentation submitted, determine financial need based on your FAFSA , await final admission decisions at the end of April for transfer students, read and score applications, and hold scholarship committee meetings to select award recipients. Award recipients will receive notification via their @wisc.edu email address.