Fund for Wisconsin Scholars (FFWS)

Welcome to the UW-Madison Fund for Wisconsin Scholars (FFWS) Peer Mentoring Program! FFWS Peer Mentors support first-year freshmen and transfer students new to the FFWS grant.

Your first year on campus is an exciting time, and there are so many incredible opportunities available! The FFWS Peer Mentoring Program is here to help answer your questions, get you connected, and provide you with the resources you need to be successful during your time at UW-Madison and beyond.

Our team is made up of peer mentors (and fellow scholars) Amanda Cook, Levina Simona, Brigid Zei, Korina Thomas, and Lucette Hernandez as well as professional UW-Madison staff Emily Faultersack. Follow the links below to learn more about how we can help, schedule an appointment, and see our upcoming events.

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