Scholarship in LGBTQ+ Studies

This scholarship is intended to encourage students who pursue LGBTQ+ Studies. It is generously provided by David A Kaplan and Glenn A Ostergaard, the Brautigam/Kaplan Foundation.

Applications due: April 12, 2021, 11:59 p.m.


  1. A UW-Madison undergraduate and
  2. Declared in the LGBTQ+ Studies certificate program.

Application: Please submit application materials via the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH).

The application should include the following:

  1. A brief essay (maximum 300 words) on an experience, insight, or class that has been particularly meaningful to you within the LGBTQ+ Studies Certificate program.
  2. A resumé
  3. Complete transcript from UW-Madison (unofficial transcripts accepted)

Award: The scholarship will provide $1,000, which will be awarded by the end of the Spring semester.

Contact: Please contact the Administrator of the Center for Research on Gender and Women (CRGW), Elizabeth Morris,, with any questions.