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Early November - Early February

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Walter H. Ebling began a 33 year career at the Wisconsin crop and livestock reporting service and went on to be named agricultural statistician in charge of the Wisconsin office of the Federal Crop and Livestock Estimates Service. He developed...
Walter H. Ebling began a 33 year career at the Wisconsin crop and livestock reporting service and went on to be named agricultural statistician in charge of the Wisconsin office of the Federal Crop and Livestock Estimates Service. He developed a state system of data collection not provided for under the federal reporting program and pioneered issuance of farm statistic reference bulletins for all counties in Wisconsin. He was also a Professor in the Agricultural Economics department on campus. Dr. Ebling established this scholarship in honor of his brother, Albert Adam Ebling, to recognize his life as a Wisconsin farmer.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS.
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs. Albert Joyce Riker and Adelaide E. (Evenson) Riker left the remainder of their estate to the development of scholarships. Dr. Albert Riker was a world renowned plant pathologist at the UW,...
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs. Albert Joyce Riker and Adelaide E. (Evenson) Riker left the remainder of their estate to the development of scholarships. Dr. Albert Riker was a world renowned plant pathologist at the UW, while Dr. Adelaide Riker's research was in the area of soilborne fungi in the Department of Bacteriology at the University of Arizona.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS.
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs. Albert Joyce Riker and Adelaide E. (Evenson) Riker left the remainder of their estate to the development of scholarships. Dr. Albert Riker was a world renowned plant pathologist at the UW,...
Both distiguished research professors in their respective fields, Drs. Albert Joyce Riker and Adelaide E. (Evenson) Riker left the remainder of their estate to the development of scholarships. Dr. Albert Riker was a world renowned plant pathologist at the UW, while Dr. Adelaide Riker's research was in the area of soilborne fungi in the Department of Bacteriology at the University of Arizona.
Scholarship awarded to graduate student in Plant Pathology.
The Green Tree Garden Club awards this scholarship to grad students who have demonstrated talent, ability, and interest in natural resources. It is in honor of Aldo Leopold, a UW Wildlife Ecology professor, who is best known for his book...
The Green Tree Garden Club awards this scholarship to grad students who have demonstrated talent, ability, and interest in natural resources. It is in honor of Aldo Leopold, a UW Wildlife Ecology professor, who is best known for his book "A Sand County Almanac".
Awarded to CALS graduate students studying Forest Science, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, or Wildlife Ecology.
For nearly 20 years, Bill Reese served as Director of Market Development in the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection. During retirement, Reese became the executive director of the International Cheese and Deli Association. This scholarship provides awards...
For nearly 20 years, Bill Reese served as Director of Market Development in the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection. During retirement, Reese became the executive director of the International Cheese and Deli Association. This scholarship provides awards to students showing promise, determination and a commitment to the study of food science.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS majoring in Food Science. Preference given to incoming freshmen who participate in extracurricular activities.
The Board of Visitors for the UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is an outside advisory group to the Dean of the College. Providing an external perspective and advocacy is part of a set of objectives for the...
The Board of Visitors for the UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is an outside advisory group to the Dean of the College. Providing an external perspective and advocacy is part of a set of objectives for the Board. To that end, the Wisconsin Rural Youth Scholarship is awarded to Wisconsin students who have attended a rural Wisconsin high school.
Awarded to students who have attended a rural Wisconsin high school as defined by the United States Census Bureau. Preference shall be given to incoming freshmen.
Earning his PhD. in biochemistry in 1940, Carl Krieger began his career at the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. He went on to spend much of his career at the Campbell Soup Company where he moved up to eventually becoming President...
Earning his PhD. in biochemistry in 1940, Carl Krieger began his career at the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. He went on to spend much of his career at the Campbell Soup Company where he moved up to eventually becoming President of the Campbell Institute of Food Research. His association with the UW also included service as President of the Wisconsin Alumni Association, and as a member of the WAA Board of Directors.
Awarded to first year graduate students in the department of Biochemistry. Recipients are chosen based scholastic standing.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Carolyn A. Craig.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Carolyn A. Craig.
Awarded to students majoring in horticulture, landscape architecture, environmental sciences, forest science and other allied majors. A minimum GPA of 3.5 is required.
This scholarship has been provided in honor of Chris L. Christensen. Originally from Minden Nebraska, Chris is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and its college of agriculture. In July, 1829, after multiple years of adventures with the U.S....
This scholarship has been provided in honor of Chris L. Christensen. Originally from Minden Nebraska, Chris is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and its college of agriculture. In July, 1829, after multiple years of adventures with the U.S. department of agriculture, Chris was appointed executive secretary of the federal farm board.
This scholarship is for students in the Farm and Industry Short Course (FISC) or degree program students in CALS or SoHE. The recipients are to be freshman students with a farm background or first year FISC students.
Dale Bruhn is an alum of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and was a member of the Gamma Alpha Ro fraternity (part of a network of Ag-oriented fraternities) as an Agricultural Education student in the 1940s. For...
Dale Bruhn is an alum of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and was a member of the Gamma Alpha Ro fraternity (part of a network of Ag-oriented fraternities) as an Agricultural Education student in the 1940s. For 46 years Dale served as secretary-treasurer of the UW Chapter of Gamma Alpha Ro called Iota.
After earning his Ph.D in food science and chemical engineering 1968, Daryl B. Lund rose through the ranks at Wisconsin's Department of Food Science. He left the UW in 1988, for Rutgers, and later Cornell University. Lund is the only...
After earning his Ph.D in food science and chemical engineering 1968, Daryl B. Lund rose through the ranks at Wisconsin's Department of Food Science. He left the UW in 1988, for Rutgers, and later Cornell University. Lund is the only food scientist in the history of our profession to be the Dean at two major land grant Universities. He returned to the UW in 2001 and is now an Emeritus Professor. This scholarship is in recognition of all of Dr. Lund's accomplishments.
Awarded to an outstanding graduate student in the Department of Food Science. Preference given to students interested in food engineering.
For students who are members of the Association of Women in Agriculture Organization. This scholarship is provided by the Daughters of Demeter Organization.
For students who are members of the Association of Women in Agriculture Organization. This scholarship is provided by the Daughters of Demeter Organization.
The Daughters of Demeter was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the faculty of the College of Agriculture. Greek mythology provided the name of the organization as Demeter was the goddess who watched over the earth's fruits and grains....
The Daughters of Demeter was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the faculty of the College of Agriculture. Greek mythology provided the name of the organization as Demeter was the goddess who watched over the earth's fruits and grains. The organization has always supported educational and charitable projects of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and in the Madison community, and continues to give gracious gifts to CALS students each academic year.
Awarded to undergraduate minority students in CALS.
The Daughters of Demeter was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the faculty of the College of Agriculture. Greek mythology provided the name of the organization as Demeter was the goddess who watched over the earth's fruits and grains....
The Daughters of Demeter was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the faculty of the College of Agriculture. Greek mythology provided the name of the organization as Demeter was the goddess who watched over the earth's fruits and grains. The organization has always supported educational and charitable projects of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and in the Madison community, and continues to give gracious gifts to CALS students each academic year.
The Daughters of Demeter Award is awarded to a sophomore in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences based on high academic achievement. Minimum GPA of 3.5 is required.
The Daughters of Demeter was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the faculty of the College of Agriculture. Greek mythology provided the name of the organization as Demeter was the goddess who watched over the earth's fruits and grains....
The Daughters of Demeter was originally founded in 1917 by wives of the faculty of the College of Agriculture. Greek mythology provided the name of the organization as Demeter was the goddess who watched over the earth's fruits and grains. The organization has always supported educational and charitable projects of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and in the Madison community, and continues to give gracious gifts to CALS students each academic year.
Sophomores enrolled in any CALS major.
Delta Theta Sigma is based on the ideals of pursuing excellence in scholarship, fostering the spirit of brotherhood, ensuring social and cultural unity, and furthering knowledge and study in agriculture. The Gamma Chapter at UW-Madison began in 1928. ...
Delta Theta Sigma is based on the ideals of pursuing excellence in scholarship, fostering the spirit of brotherhood, ensuring social and cultural unity, and furthering knowledge and study in agriculture. The Gamma Chapter at UW-Madison began in 1928. A notable member, Conrad Elvjehm, identified Niacin and later became president of UW-Madison.
In memory of her husband, Dick J. Stith, an emeritus professor in the Biological Systems Engineering department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Grace B. Stith established a scholarship to honor his life and work. One of his many research interests...
In memory of her husband, Dick J. Stith, an emeritus professor in the Biological Systems Engineering department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Grace B. Stith established a scholarship to honor his life and work. One of his many research interests included home maintenance and heat loss and the beginning studies of solar power.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS majoring in Biological Systems Engineering.
Professor Richard N. Weigle served with distinction in the CALS Agricultural Economics department. His specialty was farm business management, where he worked actively with farmers and financial advisors on farm and dairy business management and income tax work. Family...
Professor Richard N. Weigle served with distinction in the CALS Agricultural Economics department. His specialty was farm business management, where he worked actively with farmers and financial advisors on farm and dairy business management and income tax work. Family and friends of Professor Weigle established this scholarship to honor his life and work.
Awarded to Junior and Senior students in CALS. Geographical preference given to students from Wisconsin, Indiana and Ohio. GPA must be 2.75 or better.
The name "Diercks" is synonymous with leadership in the Wisconsin potato industry. Now under the leadership of its fourth generation the Dierck's Family, and this scholarship serve to honor the family legacy of work to provide leadership and partnership between...
The name "Diercks" is synonymous with leadership in the Wisconsin potato industry. Now under the leadership of its fourth generation the Dierck's Family, and this scholarship serve to honor the family legacy of work to provide leadership and partnership between potato growers and UW-Madison researchers.
Awarded to students who have attended a rural Wisconsin high school as defined by the United States Census Bureau.
This scholarship recognizes and pays tribute to the lifework and legacy of Donald R. Field, who is a graduate of the College and was an Associate Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Associate Director of the Wisconsin...
This scholarship recognizes and pays tribute to the lifework and legacy of Donald R. Field, who is a graduate of the College and was an Associate Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Associate Director of the Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Station, Director, School of Natural Resources and a faculty member in the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology. It further pays tribute to the lifework and legacy of Nancy Hayden Field, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin who received a Kemper K. Knapp Scholarship all four years of her undergraduate years. Nancy was a cheerleader from 1961-63, and in later years an active participant in College organizations and projects such as the Daughters of Demeter and University League. She is author and publisher of children's nature books.
Awarded to an undergraduate enrolled in any CALS major whose program includes a natural resource, environmental and/or conservation focus. Students with quality extracurricular activity experiences will be given priority consideration. A minimum GPA of 3.0 required. This scholarship may be renewable for up to 4 years of undergraduate studies if the recipient maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Dorothea Kroncke. Ms. Kroncke received a degree in Nutritional Sciences at UW-Madison in 1922. Dorothea grew up to be a dietitian in the Augustana Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Dorothea Kroncke. Ms. Kroncke received a degree in Nutritional Sciences at UW-Madison in 1922. Dorothea grew up to be a dietitian in the Augustana Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.
Awarded to juniors or seniors majoring in Food Science. Students must demonstrate meaningful contributions to society through volunteer efforts or other community involvement, and participate in extra-curricular campus activities.
Dorothy Strong was as a faculty member in the Department of Home Economics/Food and Nutrition Sciences departments from 1930 until her retirement in 1970. Her area of focus was food-borne illnesses. She served in several roles during her tenure at...
Dorothy Strong was as a faculty member in the Department of Home Economics/Food and Nutrition Sciences departments from 1930 until her retirement in 1970. Her area of focus was food-borne illnesses. She served in several roles during her tenure at UW-Madison, including department chair from 1951-68. Her dedicated outreach to teaching, administration, and research was recognized in 1970 by her receiving the Bordon Research Award. This fund was established in June 1995 with a gift from the estate of Dr. Strong, and is to be used to support women students at UW-Madison in the various fields of biological and physical science.
Awarded to undergraduate female students in CALS interested in the fields of biological and physical science.
Betty was born on Dec. 6, 1917, in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the beloved daughter of Edna Elizabeth Frautschi and Walter Emil Schmidt. She was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, School of Nursing and did graduate work at...
Betty was born on Dec. 6, 1917, in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the beloved daughter of Edna Elizabeth Frautschi and Walter Emil Schmidt. She was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, School of Nursing and did graduate work at the University of Chicago. Betty and her husband Bob had four children and their love for the community was unmatched. Betty was known to volunteer at hospitals until she was in her late 80s. This scholarship is given in Betty and her parents honor.
Awarded to CALS sophomore, junior, or senior students in the Dairy Science Department. Minimum GPA of 3.0 required.
Betty was born on Dec. 6, 1917, in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the beloved daughter of Edna Elizabeth Frautschi and Walter Emil Schmidt. She was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, School of Nursing and did graduate work at...
Betty was born on Dec. 6, 1917, in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the beloved daughter of Edna Elizabeth Frautschi and Walter Emil Schmidt. She was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, School of Nursing and did graduate work at the University of Chicago. Betty and her husband Bob had four children and their love for the community was unmatched. Betty was known to volunteer at hospitals until she was in her late 80s. This scholarship is given in Betty and her parents honor.
Awarded to CALS incoming freshmen in the Dairy Science Department. Minimum GPA 3.5.
This CALS scholarship is given in honor of Ellward H. Wolff. Wolff was a large contributor to the Wisconsin Turkey Federation, and he resided in Belleville, Wisconsin. His scholarship fund was established by his family and friends of in January...
This CALS scholarship is given in honor of Ellward H. Wolff. Wolff was a large contributor to the Wisconsin Turkey Federation, and he resided in Belleville, Wisconsin. His scholarship fund was established by his family and friends of in January 1988.
Awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Poultry Science. Preference given to freshmen or sophomores and Wisconsin residents.
Elsa Thomsen was born in Hubbell, Michigan. She was a graduate of Medford High School and Whitewater Normal School. Her husband was a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and this is where Elsa and her family resided throughout most...
Elsa Thomsen was born in Hubbell, Michigan. She was a graduate of Medford High School and Whitewater Normal School. Her husband was a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and this is where Elsa and her family resided throughout most of their lives. She was an active volunteer with the American Red Cross and University Hospital. A member of the Daughters of Demeter, this award is given at the bequest of Elsa Thomsen, who passed away in August, 1998.
All CALS students are eligible.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Ervin W. Schroeder. Schroeder was born on September 25th, 1908, in Fort Atkinson, WI. He received B.S. degrees in agriculture and in mechanical engineering from UW-Madison in 1933 and an M.S. degree...
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Ervin W. Schroeder. Schroeder was born on September 25th, 1908, in Fort Atkinson, WI. He received B.S. degrees in agriculture and in mechanical engineering from UW-Madison in 1933 and an M.S. degree in agricultural engineering at Penn State University. Schroeder was a professor of Agricultural Engineering from 1936-1946 at Penn State and was professor and head of Agricultural Engineering at Oklahoma State University from 1947 until retirement in 1974. He was internationally recognized and participated in many consulting trips to Lebanon, Ethiopia, Guatemala, and Colombia to help change agriculture on a global scale.
Awarded to an undergraduate student within the department of Biological Systems Engineering. Minimum GPA is 3.5.
This fund was established by Judge Dale E. Ihlenfeldt in memory of his mother, Mrs. Esther Irene Ihlenfeldt. She was born on July 16th, 1894. She was a grade school teacher starting at the age of 17 before marrying Roy...
This fund was established by Judge Dale E. Ihlenfeldt in memory of his mother, Mrs. Esther Irene Ihlenfeldt. She was born on July 16th, 1894. She was a grade school teacher starting at the age of 17 before marrying Roy Ihlenfeldt. They moved to Madison in 1936, where Ester served as the secretary of the Dane County Humane Society.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS studying in the field of conservation. Preference is given to female students. Career interest required: Natural Resource Management/Conservation.
The Ream Family established this scholarship fund to support students majoring in agronomy or plant breeding and genetics. Howard Ream was a UW-Madison graduate, receiving his BS in Agronomy with a minor in Soils & Botany and an MS degree...
The Ream Family established this scholarship fund to support students majoring in agronomy or plant breeding and genetics. Howard Ream was a UW-Madison graduate, receiving his BS in Agronomy with a minor in Soils & Botany and an MS degree in Agronomy.
Awarded to CALS undergraduate students studying Agronomy, Horticulture, or Plant Breeding/Plant Genetics. Preference given to undergrads.
Evelyn T Crowe was an undergraduate in CALS who majored in Rural Sociology. She wished to recognize her appreciation for her excellent education by establishing a scholarship for students in Community and Environmental Sociology and graduate students in the combined...
Evelyn T Crowe was an undergraduate in CALS who majored in Rural Sociology. She wished to recognize her appreciation for her excellent education by establishing a scholarship for students in Community and Environmental Sociology and graduate students in the combined Community and Environmental Sociology/Sociology program.
Awarded to students majoring in Community and Environmental Sociology.
This CALS scholarship is provided by Farm Credit Services. A mission-driven financial cooperative, Farm Credit Services is uniquely positioned to serve farmers, ranchers, and rural Americans with a business model that includes a patronage program. Farm Credit Services...
This CALS scholarship is provided by Farm Credit Services. A mission-driven financial cooperative, Farm Credit Services is uniquely positioned to serve farmers, ranchers, and rural Americans with a business model that includes a patronage program. Farm Credit Services is a member of the Farm Credit System, whose mission is to provide sound and dependable credit to American farmers, ranchers, producers/harvesters of aquatic products, their cooperatives, and other limited types of farm related businesses.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS. Recipients must have an interest in cooperative agribusiness or agricultural finance, have demonstrated leadership ability and involvement in campus activites, community organizations, or other civic and service organizations such as 4-H or FFA. Recipients must have permanent residence within the territory served by the Wisconsin Farm Credit Association. Minimum GPA of 3.0.
This CALS scholarship is provided by Forestry and Wildlife Ecology Department.
This CALS scholarship is provided by Forestry and Wildlife Ecology Department.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS pursuing a degree in Forestry or Forest Products
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Fran and Elsie Morrison. Dr. Morrison was recognized as an authority on animal nutrition and feeding and was a prominent figure among authors who wrote texts on animal feeding problems.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Fran and Elsie Morrison. Dr. Morrison was recognized as an authority on animal nutrition and feeding and was a prominent figure among authors who wrote texts on animal feeding problems.
Awarded to Animal Science and Dairy Science senior students in CALS who are outstanding students and future leaders in their respective fields. Minimum GPA of 3.0.
This scholarship was established to honor Chairman and Founder of Lessiter Media, Frank Lessiter. This scholarship is designed to support a Life Sciences Communication undergraduate student who is actively pursuing a career in agricultural news media.
This scholarship was established to honor Chairman and Founder of Lessiter Media, Frank Lessiter. This scholarship is designed to support a Life Sciences Communication undergraduate student who is actively pursuing a career in agricultural news media.
The department of Life Sciences Communication nominates students for this scholarship. Awarded to CALS Undergraduates majoring in Life Sciences Communication.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Franz & Mabel Aust. Professor Aust joined the Department of Horticulture at UW-Madison in 1915. He developed new courses for the Department and initiated a series of UW-Extension publications on...
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Franz & Mabel Aust. Professor Aust joined the Department of Horticulture at UW-Madison in 1915. He developed new courses for the Department and initiated a series of UW-Extension publications on landscape architecture. He was active in one of the states first environmental advocacy groups and helped develop the first known interdisciplinary courses in the U.S. that combined human ecology and landscape planning.
Awarded to CALS undergraduate students in Landscape Architecture. Minimum GPA of 3.5.
In 1953, Fred Giesler began working for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Animal Husbandry Department, as well as serving as an UW-Extension Livestock Specialist. Professor Giesler also was involved with Animal Science related organizations and enjoyed working...
In 1953, Fred Giesler began working for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Animal Husbandry Department, as well as serving as an UW-Extension Livestock Specialist. Professor Giesler also was involved with Animal Science related organizations and enjoyed working with young people in 4-H, FFA , and college students who were interested in Animal Science.
The department of Animal Sciences nominates students for this scholarship.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Fred Pabst by his family and friends in order to memorialize his worldwide leadership in dairy cattle breeding and his deep affection for the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Fred Pabst by his family and friends in order to memorialize his worldwide leadership in dairy cattle breeding and his deep affection for the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Awarded to CALS freshmen, sophomore, and junior students majoring in Dairy Science. Preference given to sophomore and junior students. Minimum GPA of 2.5.
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in the department of Biological Systems Engineering.
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in the department of Biological Systems Engineering.
This scholarship is open to undergraduate students in the department of Biological Systems Engineering.
This scholarship was created in honor of Gasch family members who have graduated from CALS programs, including Russell Gasch, Milan Gasch, Vern Gasch, Gordon Gasch, Rodney Gasch, Tami Gasch, Audrey Gasch, and Evan Buechel, as well as UW-Madison alumna Renee...
This scholarship was created in honor of Gasch family members who have graduated from CALS programs, including Russell Gasch, Milan Gasch, Vern Gasch, Gordon Gasch, Rodney Gasch, Tami Gasch, Audrey Gasch, and Evan Buechel, as well as UW-Madison alumna Renee Gasch.
Recipients for this scholarship must be sophomores or juniors in CALS, who demonstrate excellence in outreach, the Spirit of the Wisconsin Idea, and through leadership and citizenship, promote CALS programs, its mission, science-related careers, or service to students in under-served areas in Wisconsin, both rural and urban.
Gerhard B. Lee was born on the family dairy farm near Deerfield, WI. After serving in the Army during WWII, he returned to UW-Madison and completed a BS in Agriculture and later an MS in Soil Science. In...
Gerhard B. Lee was born on the family dairy farm near Deerfield, WI. After serving in the Army during WWII, he returned to UW-Madison and completed a BS in Agriculture and later an MS in Soil Science. In 1955 he received his PhD and was appointed as Assistant Professor in 1956. He became the first chair of the Land Resources graduate program and held numerous leadership positions in professional associations related to soil science.
Awarded to an undergraduate student in CALS majoring in Soil Science with a preference given to a student interested in the areas of soil morphology and pedology. This scholarship recognizes leadership and good academic performance. Preference given to students with a WI farming background.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS.
This CALS scholasrhip is provided in honor of Gurine Gulsteen.
This CALS scholasrhip is provided in honor of Gurine Gulsteen.
Awarded to an outstanding CALS graduate student.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of H.C. Jackson.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of H.C. Jackson.
Awarded to a sophomore student in CALS majoring in the Department of Dairy Science or Food Science. Students must have taken a beginning course within one of those departments. Students must demonstrate leadership and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Career interest required: dairy product processing.
Hjalmar (Ham) Bruhn, during his 44-year career at UW-Madison, work extensively on machinery design work that includes a tree planting machine design incorporated into planters to this day. He grew up on a farm near Spring Green, WI where...
Hjalmar (Ham) Bruhn, during his 44-year career at UW-Madison, work extensively on machinery design work that includes a tree planting machine design incorporated into planters to this day. He grew up on a farm near Spring Green, WI where his interest in how machines and engineering could assist in agricultural production and efficiencies. He taught more than 4,000 short-course, undergraduate, and graduate students during his career on the UW-Madison campus.
Awarded to undergraduate students in the department of Biological Systems Engineering. The department of Biological Systems Engineering nominates students for this award.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Hans F. Dresel. Hans Dresel was responsible for creating the American Association of Candy Technologists (AACT) and he received numerous awards for his contributions to the confectionary industry both in the United...
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Hans F. Dresel. Hans Dresel was responsible for creating the American Association of Candy Technologists (AACT) and he received numerous awards for his contributions to the confectionary industry both in the United States and his native Germany.
Awarded to junior or senior students in CALS majoring in Food Science with an interest in the Confectionery Industry. Minimum GPA of 2.5.
Fred J. Helgren was a lifetime supporter of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He spent the majority of his college career at the University of Wisconsin Madison in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences until he was called to the...
Fred J. Helgren was a lifetime supporter of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He spent the majority of his college career at the University of Wisconsin Madison in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences until he was called to the Navy during World War I. Returning from the war, Fred graduated with a degree in agriculture in 1921 and soon after a masters degree in dairy science. He then joined Abbott Laboratories, first as a nutritional chemist, then as a pharmaceutical chemist. This scholarship is in memory of Fred and his work in the agriculture and life sciences. Recipients of this award are students in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
Awarded to students who have attended a rural Wisconsin high school as defined by the United States Census Bureau. Preference shall be given to incoming freshmen.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Jack Gorski.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Jack Gorski.
Awarded to freshmen and sophomores in CALS majoring in Biochemistry, Dairy Science, or Animal Science. Students must be eligible for work-study. Preference is given to students who come from high schools with less than 1,000 student enrollments.
Therese Scharpf Rolfs, received a masters degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1958. She established this fund in honor of her father, Jacob Scharpf, who was a strong proponent of higher education.
Therese Scharpf Rolfs, received a masters degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1958. She established this fund in honor of her father, Jacob Scharpf, who was a strong proponent of higher education.
Undergraduate CALS students are eligible for this scholarship. Preference is given to students from rural Wisconsin.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Jean W. Fewster.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Jean W. Fewster.
Awarded to CALS graduate students majoring in Life Sciences Communication.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of the Krofta Family.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of the Krofta Family.
Awarded to students who have attended a rural Wisconsin high school as defined by the United States Census Bureau with demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to incoming Freshman in CALS.
Scholarship given alternately to a student showing outstanding ability in Wildlife Ecology or Animal Science.
Scholarship given alternately to a student showing outstanding ability in Wildlife Ecology or Animal Science.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS majoring in Wildlife Ecology or Animal Science. Minimum GPA is 3.5.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of John E. and Elizabeth B. Ross.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of John E. and Elizabeth B. Ross.
Awarded to CALS undergraduate students majoring in Life Sciences Communication. Recipients must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
This scholarship was established by Horizon Organic in memory of John Klossner.
This scholarship was established by Horizon Organic in memory of John Klossner.
Awarded to CALS students majoring in Dairy Science. The Department of Dairy Science nominates students for this award.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Karen Spector.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Karen Spector.
Awarded to junior or senior students in CALS majoring in Dietetics who exhibit creativity, enthusiasm, imagination, self-initiative and independence. Minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. The Department of Nutritional Science nominates students for this award.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Kitty Clark Cole.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Kitty Clark Cole.
Awarded to Junior or Senior students who demonstrate enthusiastic participation in extracurricular activities. The students shall be in good academic standing. Preference is given to students pursuing a degree in dietetics. The department of Nutritional Sciences nominates students for this scholarship.
This scholarship was established in memory of Loris H. "Bud" Schultz. Bud was a member of the faculty in the Department of Dairy Sciences for almost 30 years. His areas of research included metabolic disorders of dairy cattle, nutritional effects...
This scholarship was established in memory of Loris H. "Bud" Schultz. Bud was a member of the faculty in the Department of Dairy Sciences for almost 30 years. His areas of research included metabolic disorders of dairy cattle, nutritional effects on milk composition, physiology of lactation, mastitis and dairy herd management.
Awarded to Juniors and Seniors majoring in Dairy Science.
Larry D. Satter joined the UW-Madison in 1960 as a graduate student in dairy science. He received PhDs biochemistry and dairy science, and joined the faculty of the dairy science department. Satter's distinguished career and research focused on improving the...
Larry D. Satter joined the UW-Madison in 1960 as a graduate student in dairy science. He received PhDs biochemistry and dairy science, and joined the faculty of the dairy science department. Satter's distinguished career and research focused on improving the economic and environmental sustainability of livestock farming systems, particularly of dairy operations. He played a central role in developing current understanding of how protein is digested in ruminant animals. Satter retired in 2003 as professor of Dairy Science in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and a researcher at the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS majoring in Dairy Science. The Department of Dairy Science nominates students for this award.
The Laurence F. Graber Scholarship is awarded to senior students majoring in Agronomy. The recipient is selected based upon financial need, scholarship, and leadership.
The Laurence F. Graber Scholarship is awarded to senior students majoring in Agronomy. The recipient is selected based upon financial need, scholarship, and leadership.
Awarded to senior students in CALS majoring in Agronomy. The recipient is selected based upon financial need, scholarship, and leadership. The Department of Agronomy nominates students for this award.
The Laurence F. Graber Foundation Scholarship is awarded to senior students majoring Agronomy. The recipient is selected based upon financial need, scholarship and leadership.
The Laurence F. Graber Foundation Scholarship is awarded to senior students majoring Agronomy. The recipient is selected based upon financial need, scholarship and leadership.
Awarded to senior students in CALS majoring in Agronomy. The recipient is selected based upon scholarship and leadership. The Department of Agronomy nominates students for this award.
This CALS scholarship is provided on behalf of the Lommen Family.
This CALS scholarship is provided on behalf of the Lommen Family.
Awarded to incoming Freshman in CALS from a specified Western Wisconsin county. A minimum GPA of 3.25 is required.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Lynndon and Norma Brooks.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Lynndon and Norma Brooks.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS majoring in Biological Systems Engineering (BSE). Recipients are selected based on academic performance, jobs held while attending UW, community, university and department leadership, and club activities. Preference is given to Wisconsin residents and students at the sophomore/junior level. The Department of BSE nominates students for this award.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Mary Heisdorf.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Mary Heisdorf.
Awarded to CALS undergraduates and graduate students in Poultry Science. The Department of Animal Science nominates students for this award.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Maurice and Grace White
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Maurice and Grace White
Awarded to Life Sciences Communication undergraduate or graduate students.
This CALS scholarship is provided on behalf of the Mid America CropLife Association.
This CALS scholarship is provided on behalf of the Mid America CropLife Association.
Awarded to a CALS undergraduate who has completed a minimum of 60 credit hours. Students must secure and complete a summer internship program during the summer prior to the award distribution. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Neal and Darlyne Jorgensen.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Neal and Darlyne Jorgensen.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS majoring in Dairy Science. The Department of Dairy Science nominates students for this award.
Scholarships given to Life Science Communications students with a preference given to those students with a science writing emphasis.
Scholarships given to Life Science Communications students with a preference given to those students with a science writing emphasis.
Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students majoring in Life Science Communications.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Henry Nathan Netzer and Bernard Netzer Brouchoud.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Henry Nathan Netzer and Bernard Netzer Brouchoud.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS enrolled in Wildlife Ecology who are studying wild bird life. Consideration is based on academic standing and extra-curricular activities. Minimum GPA of 2.5. Wildlife Ecology nominates students for this award.
Scholarship given to Food Science student interested in cheese research.
Scholarship given to Food Science student interested in cheese research.
Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students majoring in Food Science with an interest in Cheese Research. The Department of Food Science nominates students for this award.
Scholarships given to deserving students in the Departments of Entomology and Food Science in CALS and also in Rehabilitation Psychology and Counseling Psychology in the School of Education. The scholarship will be given to each department on a rotational...
Scholarships given to deserving students in the Departments of Entomology and Food Science in CALS and also in Rehabilitation Psychology and Counseling Psychology in the School of Education. The scholarship will be given to each department on a rotational basis.
Awarded to Junior, Senior or Graduate students majoring in Entomology and Food Science.
To be eligible for a scholarship the student must have attended a rural Wisconsin High School as defined by the United States Census Bureau and demonstrate financial need. Preference shall be given to incoming freshmen.
To be eligible for a scholarship the student must have attended a rural Wisconsin High School as defined by the United States Census Bureau and demonstrate financial need. Preference shall be given to incoming freshmen.
Awarded to students who have attended a rural Wisconsin high school as defined by the United States Census Bureau with demonstrated financial need. Preference given to incoming Freshmen.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Orrin I. Berge.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Orrin I. Berge.
Awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior student majoring in Biological Systems Engineering (BSE) with preference given to students majoring in machinery systems. Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. The Department of Biological Systems Engineering nominates students for this award.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Otto and Gaylord Hill Family.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Otto and Gaylord Hill Family.
Awarded to incoming freshmen in CALS majoring in Dairy Science. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient maintains a minimum GPA of 3.3. The Department of Dairy Science nominates students for this award.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Paul McShane.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Paul McShane.
Awarded to sophomore or junior students in CALS majoring in Dairy Science, Nutritional Science or Food Science. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Paul N. Drolsom.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Paul N. Drolsom.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS who have demonstrated an interest in studying agronomy and plant sciences. The Department of Agronomy nominates students for this award.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Phillip Lautenbach and Wilma Lautenbach Vollendorf.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Phillip Lautenbach and Wilma Lautenbach Vollendorf.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS. Preference given to students from Waupaca, Winnebago or Waushara Counties. Minimum GPA of 3.5 required.
This CALS scholarship is provided by The Pork Producers of Wisconsin.
This CALS scholarship is provided by The Pork Producers of Wisconsin.
Awarded to a full-time junior or senior student in CALS who is an animal science major and demonstrates a genuine desire to enter a field directly related to swine production. The Department of Animal Science nominates students for this award.
This scholarship was established by Ray and Frances Johnson. It is awarded to a Junior or Senior CALS student with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Females are preferred.
This scholarship was established by Ray and Frances Johnson. It is awarded to a Junior or Senior CALS student with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Females are preferred.
This scholarship is provided in honor of Richard D. Powell.
This scholarship is provided in honor of Richard D. Powell.
Awarded to a graduate student in Soil Science with experience in soil fertility preferred.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Robert H. Grummer.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Robert H. Grummer.
Awarded to CALS undergraduate students majoring in Animal Science with interest in the study of swine with preference given to incoming freshmen. Students must be in good academic standing and demonstrate participation in extra curricular activities.
Awarded to students majoring in Dairy Science with a GPA of 2.8 or greater.
Awarded to students majoring in Dairy Science with a GPA of 2.8 or greater.
This scholarship memorializes Royce Bringhurst's distinguished career as a fruit researcher and Professor of Pomology at the University of California-Davis.
This scholarship memorializes Royce Bringhurst's distinguished career as a fruit researcher and Professor of Pomology at the University of California-Davis.
Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate students in CALS with interest in plant breeding or plant genetics.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of John Michael Dew by the Ruffed Grouse Society.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of John Michael Dew by the Ruffed Grouse Society.
Awarded to junior or senior students studying in the department of Wildlife Ecology in CALS. Preference is given to students interested in pursuing a career in wildlife habitat.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Sadie & Richard Delwiche.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Sadie & Richard Delwiche.
Awarded to a junior or senior student in CALS majoring in Nutritional Sciences. Preference is given to a student demonstrating financial need.
This CALS scholarship is provided by Sheboygan County Farm Progress/Farm Technology Days.
This CALS scholarship is provided by Sheboygan County Farm Progress/Farm Technology Days.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS.
This CALS scholarship is provided by SouthEast Wisconsin Master Gardeners, Inc.
This CALS scholarship is provided by SouthEast Wisconsin Master Gardeners, Inc.
Awarded to sophomores, juniors, seniors or graduate students in CALS. Minimum GPA of 2.0. Preference given to students from Milwaukee and Waukesha counties.
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the Forest Science Major. A GPA of 2.5 or higher is required. Students must demonstrate financial need.
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the Forest Science Major. A GPA of 2.5 or higher is required. Students must demonstrate financial need.
The department of Forest Science nominates students for this scholarship.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Terry Admundson.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Terry Admundson.
Awarded to an outstanding graduate student in Wildlife Ecology or Veterinary Science whose studies emphasize wildlife disease.
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students who are members of Alpha Gamma Rho (AGR). Preference is in the order given: Life Sciences Communication majors, Agricultural and Applied Economics majors, NAMA members, Dairy Science majors.
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students who are members of Alpha Gamma Rho (AGR). Preference is in the order given: Life Sciences Communication majors, Agricultural and Applied Economics majors, NAMA members, Dairy Science majors.
Louise B. Defoliart was a UW-Madison graduate, and her husband, Gene, was a professor in the Department of Entomology. Louise was known for her knowledge and expertise in the many volunteer organizations in which she was involved. She...
Louise B. Defoliart was a UW-Madison graduate, and her husband, Gene, was a professor in the Department of Entomology. Louise was known for her knowledge and expertise in the many volunteer organizations in which she was involved. She was a dedicated member and former President of The University League, and as such, this scholarship was established in her memory.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS.
Awarded to continuing undergraduate students in CALS.
Awarded to continuing undergraduate students in CALS.
This scholarship was established by the children of Windsor and Isabel Cravens in memory of their parents who were alumni of UW Madison. Windsor Cravens was also a faculty member in the Poultry Science department.
This scholarship was established by the children of Windsor and Isabel Cravens in memory of their parents who were alumni of UW Madison. Windsor Cravens was also a faculty member in the Poultry Science department.
Juniors or Seniors majoring in Animal Sciences are eligible. Minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Student must demonstrate leadership in volunteerism, organizations, or coursework.
Widely considered the father of the Wisconsin dairy industry, William Dempster Hoard played a prominent role in the development of the School of Agriculture at the University of Wisconsin. Hoard crusaded for a prosperous, soil-building agriculture prompted the founding of...
Widely considered the father of the Wisconsin dairy industry, William Dempster Hoard played a prominent role in the development of the School of Agriculture at the University of Wisconsin. Hoard crusaded for a prosperous, soil-building agriculture prompted the founding of Hoard's Dairyman, the national dairy farm magazine. As Governor of Wisconsin, he championed the fight against food adulteration and the spread of misbranding of human food. His acomplishments in the dairy and farming industry are honored with this scholarship.
Awarded to CALS graduate students in Agricultural Journalism, Life Sciences Communication, Dairy Science or Food Science.
This CALS scholarship is provided by WALSAA.
This CALS scholarship is provided by WALSAA.
Awarded to outstanding sophomore students enrolled in any CALS major.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Walter C. and Mabel J. Topel.
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Walter C. and Mabel J. Topel.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS majoring in Animal Science. A GPA of 2.5 is required.
After returning serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, William W. Ward graduated with a BS in Agricultural Education in 1948 from the University of Wisconsin. Ward and his wife Janice ran a dairy farm for more than...
After returning serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, William W. Ward graduated with a BS in Agricultural Education in 1948 from the University of Wisconsin. Ward and his wife Janice ran a dairy farm for more than 40 years in Fort Atkinson where they were active in the community. In addition to farming, Mr. Ward served on the board of Education, Rotary, the Bank of Fort Atkinson, the Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital Foundation, and the Fort Atkinson Historical Society. This scholarship is in memory of the Ward family and their contribution to community and agriculture.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS majoring in Dairy Science.
William F. Renk, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Farm and Industry Short Course Program, formed the William F. Renk & Company with his sons in 1934. In addition to the family business, Mr. Renk was founder and chairman...
William F. Renk, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Farm and Industry Short Course Program, formed the William F. Renk & Company with his sons in 1934. In addition to the family business, Mr. Renk was founder and chairman of the first family farm corporation in the United States, and served as the state's Commissioner of Agriculture in the 1930s. This scholarship, set up by the Renk family recognizes his achievements in agriculture and service in Wisconsin.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS who demonstrated academic excellence.
Mr. William A. Rothermel, a Wisconsin resident, received his B.S. degree in Agronomy and a M.S. in Soil Science. William led a very successful professional career working for 40 years in agriculture-related areas of Merck Pharmaceuticals. This scholarship, set up...
Mr. William A. Rothermel, a Wisconsin resident, received his B.S. degree in Agronomy and a M.S. in Soil Science. William led a very successful professional career working for 40 years in agriculture-related areas of Merck Pharmaceuticals. This scholarship, set up by the William A. Rothermel Fund, is to be awarded to students in the department of agronomy in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
Awarded to CALS undergraduate or graduate students majoring in Soil Science.
After receiving his master's and doctorate in soil chemistry and plant physiology from UW-Madison, William T. Dible began his career working for International Minerals & Chemical Corp. in Chicago. In 1964 Dible parted with International Materials to co-found Terra International,...
After receiving his master's and doctorate in soil chemistry and plant physiology from UW-Madison, William T. Dible began his career working for International Minerals & Chemical Corp. in Chicago. In 1964 Dible parted with International Materials to co-found Terra International, an agricultural manufacturing plant in Sioux City. Throughout his life Dible was extensively active in the community; serving as an officer on a variety of committees and volunteer endeavors. This scholarship serves to honor his accomplishments and lifetime contributions to agriculture.
Awarded to CALS graduate students majoring in Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics, Plant Pathology, or Soil Science.
This CALS Scholarship is provided by the Wisconsin Agri-Business Association (WABA).
This CALS Scholarship is provided by the Wisconsin Agri-Business Association (WABA).
Recipients of this award are juniors or seniors majoring in either Soil Science, Plant Pathology, Agronomy, Entomology or Horticulture. Recipients must demonstrate an interest in soil fertility and plant nutrition or pest management. Each student may only receive this scholarship once and must be a US citizen. Consideration given to scholastic ability, and leadership activities.
Dr. Marshall F. Finner, left campus in the early 2000s, after spending undergraduate thru retirement at the University of Wisconsin. He was a Professor, in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering and Emeritus Director of CALS Agricultural Research Station. During...
Dr. Marshall F. Finner, left campus in the early 2000s, after spending undergraduate thru retirement at the University of Wisconsin. He was a Professor, in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering and Emeritus Director of CALS Agricultural Research Station. During his lengthy career he taught, published papers, and developed equipment to further advance the BSE field. He set up this scholarship to support the future of the students in the department.
Awarded to junior or senior students in CALS majoring in Biological Systems Engineering.
This scholarship is given to a top sophomore or junior. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be a Wisconsin resident.
This scholarship is given to a top sophomore or junior. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be a Wisconsin resident.
This CALS scholarship is provided by Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation.
This CALS scholarship is provided by Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation.
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS from Wisconsin family farms who demonstrate financial need.
This CALS scholarship is provided by Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association.
This CALS scholarship is provided by Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association.
Awarded to junior or senior students in CALS that are in good academic standing with preference given to students who show an interest in the cranberry growing industry. The recipients are nominated by the Departments of Plant Pathology, Soil Sciences, Horticulture and Entomology. Minimum GPA of 2.0.
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