First Wave is a full-tuition, four-year scholarship program for students that are seniors in high school or freshmen in college that are applying to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Please go to the First Wave Application page for additional information on the application process. The First Wave Scholarship application deadline is Feb. 5th, 2024.
With the support of affiliated faculty, staff, and artists, First Wave students:
- develop their craft as part of a high-level artistic community alongside faculty, staff, and nationally renowned spoken word and hip hop artists;