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Welcome to the CALS International Education and Study Abroad Scholarship! CALS students planning to study or intern abroad on a CALS, International Academic Programs (IAP), or International Internship Program (IIP) experience are eligible to apply for CALS Study Abroad Scholarships by completing one application. CALS students must have submitted a study abroad or internship abroad application for the duration they are applying for the scholarship for in order to be eligible for any CALS Study Abroad scholarships. Students who have not submitted a study or internship abroad program application by the scholarship deadline will not be considered for CALS Study Abroad Scholarships.
           
To apply for CALS Study Abroad Scholarships, go to MyUW and click the Student Services tab at the top of the page. Proceed to Scholarships@UW-Madison. You may also access the application directly using: scholarships.wisc.edu and clicking on "Visit My Scholarships."

CALS students who are enrolled full-time and submit a program application for CALS, IAP, or IIP Study Abroad experience will be considered for CALS Study Abroad Scholarships as appropriate, depending on some or all of the following: academic achievement, personal qualifications, financial need, career interests, and/or major/program of interest. To be considered for scholarships with a financial need component, you must have a FAFSA filed.  Also, receiving the 
Promega International Scientific Internship Scholarship supersedes any CALS study abroad scholarship funding. 

Distribution of all CALS Study Abroad Scholarship awards is contingent upon your acceptance in and completion of a CALS, IAP, or IIP Study Abroad experience for the term in which the scholarship is provided.

International Academic Programs (IAP) also awards study abroad scholarships to UW-Madison students going abroad. CALS students are eligible to apply for IAP scholarships and are encouraged to do so.  Scholarship applications can be found in Scholarships@UW-Madison (scholarships.wisc.edu ). IAP also maintains a scholarship chart with other UW, national, and program specific scholarships which can be viewed at
www.studyabroad.wisc.edu/scholarships.html

Please email 
studyabroad@cals.wisc.edu or call us at (608) 262-3003 for more information about CALS Study Abroad Scholarships.

Application Information

There are 2 application cycles per year for CALS Study Abroad Scholarships.
  • CALS Study Abroad Scholarship Application for Summer/Fall Programs
  • CALS Study Abroad Scholarship Application for Winter/Spring Programs



    Scholarships for this Program

    Scholarships Descriptions
    Oscar and Ethel Allen were researchers, authors, and graduates of UW-Madison in the field of bacteriology. Their contributions on the UW Madison campus are far reaching and include assisting the Daughters of Demeter organization with extra-curricular funding opportunities. ...
    Oscar and Ethel Allen were researchers, authors, and graduates of UW-Madison in the field of bacteriology. Their contributions on the UW Madison campus are far reaching and include assisting the Daughters of Demeter organization with extra-curricular funding opportunities. The Allens' legacy includes enhancing and supporting CALS students through internships and study abroad experiences.
    Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS who are studying abroad or participating in international internships. A minimum GPA of 3.5 is required.
    This CALS scholarship is provided by The Daughters of Demeter. The Daughters of Demeter is an organization of those who share an interest in agriculture and a commitment to education and service.
    This CALS scholarship is provided by The Daughters of Demeter. The Daughters of Demeter is an organization of those who share an interest in agriculture and a commitment to education and service.
    Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS who are studying abroad or participating in international internships.
    Born in Glendale Wisconsin, Douglas D. Sorenson, earned his undergrad degrees in Soil Science and Agronomy, and then his M.S. in Soil Science all at the University of Wisconsin. He went on to teach at Mazomanie High School, but returned...
    Born in Glendale Wisconsin, Douglas D. Sorenson, earned his undergrad degrees in Soil Science and Agronomy, and then his M.S. in Soil Science all at the University of Wisconsin. He went on to teach at Mazomanie High School, but returned to the UW to earn another M.S. in agricultural journalism. Throughout his career, Mr. Sorenson worked on and off campus in a variety of positions within the Ag Journalism field. Both Mr. Sorenson, and his wife Juanita, established scholarships, and upon both of their deaths, their full philanthropy was accomplished.
    Awarded to undergraduate juniors or seniors or graduate students in CALS. Preference given to students from rural Wisconsin majoring in Soil Science, Plant Science, Agricultural Journalism or Life Science Communication. A minimum GPA of 3.5 is required.
    The Endowment of Undergraduate Excellence fund was created through the generosity of multiple donors in 1997 at the University of Wisconsin Foundation. This College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) fund is used to support CALS students in a...
    The Endowment of Undergraduate Excellence fund was created through the generosity of multiple donors in 1997 at the University of Wisconsin Foundation. This College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) fund is used to support CALS students in a variety of ways with the purpose of enhancing their undergraduate experiences beyond the classroom; this support includes scholarships for students participating in international and study abroad programs and internships.
    Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS who are studying abroad or participating in international internships.
    The Fest Family wishes to enhance undergraduate education and unique experiential learning opportunites in the hopes of creating a prosporous future for those interested in the dairy industry. CALS students majoring in Dairy Science benfit greatly from the generosity...
    The Fest Family wishes to enhance undergraduate education and unique experiential learning opportunites in the hopes of creating a prosporous future for those interested in the dairy industry. CALS students majoring in Dairy Science benfit greatly from the generosity of the Fest Family.
    Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS majoring in Dairy Science who are participating in study abroad experiences.
    The George E. Shook International/Study Abroad Scholarship was established in honor of Dairy Science Emeritus Professor George Shook, and assists undergraduate students participating in international study abroad experiences.
    The George E. Shook International/Study Abroad Scholarship was established in honor of Dairy Science Emeritus Professor George Shook, and assists undergraduate students participating in international study abroad experiences.
    Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS who are studying abroad or participating in international internships. Major eligibility in order of preference: Dairy Science, Animal Science, Agronomy; Food Science; Horticulture and Soil Science. Recipient must be in good academic standing.
    This scholarship was set up to recognize the life work of Dr. George W. Sledge, who served 39 years on the faculty and 28 years as Associate Dean and Director of Academic Affairs in the College of Agricultural and Life...
    This scholarship was set up to recognize the life work of Dr. George W. Sledge, who served 39 years on the faculty and 28 years as Associate Dean and Director of Academic Affairs in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as Dorthy D. Sledge, who served as President of Daughters of Demeter, Inc. and President of the University League. This scholarship is for worthy, preferably needy, undergraduate students in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences in order to provide support for international experiences and study abroad programs.
    Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS who are studying abroad or participating in international internships. Minimum GPA of 2.0 required.
    This CALS scholarship was established to honor the years of service of Jobelle Shands, a member and officer of the Daughters of Demeter. The Daughters of Demeter is an organization of those who share an interest in agriculture and...
    This CALS scholarship was established to honor the years of service of Jobelle Shands, a member and officer of the Daughters of Demeter. The Daughters of Demeter is an organization of those who share an interest in agriculture and a commitment to education and service.
    Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS who are studying abroad or participating in international internships
    This CALS scholarship is provided through the generosity of Agricultural and Applied Economics Emeritus Professor Ken Shapiro. Professor Shapiro was also the former Associate Dean and Director for the Office of International Programs in CALS. He found great...
    This CALS scholarship is provided through the generosity of Agricultural and Applied Economics Emeritus Professor Ken Shapiro. Professor Shapiro was also the former Associate Dean and Director for the Office of International Programs in CALS. He found great benefit in establishing international agricultural collaborations to tackle some of the world's most pressing problems.
    Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS who are studying abroad or participating in international internships
    This CALS scholarship was provided by Dick Barrows, a former Associate Dean of CALS, in honor of his parents, Neil and Audrey Barrows.
    This CALS scholarship was provided by Dick Barrows, a former Associate Dean of CALS, in honor of his parents, Neil and Audrey Barrows.
    Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS who are studying abroad or participating in international internships.
    This CALS scholarship was made possible by the generosity of Oscar and Ethel Allen, researchers, authors, and graduates of UW-Madison in the field of bacteriology. The Allens believed in enhancing and supporting the extra-curricular experiences of students thru internships...
    This CALS scholarship was made possible by the generosity of Oscar and Ethel Allen, researchers, authors, and graduates of UW-Madison in the field of bacteriology. The Allens believed in enhancing and supporting the extra-curricular experiences of students thru internships and study abroad opportunities.
    Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS who are participating in international internships.
    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 and studying abroad.
    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. Preference is given to students completing international internships or study abroad opportunities.
    Scholarships marked with FAFSA required prior to awarding decisions in the list above require a completed Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for awarding decisions. To learn more about applying for financial aid, please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid website.