Scholarships from Outside CALS

The Office of Academic Affairs receives notification of scholarships offered by various agencies and organizations that may be of interest to CALS students.

  • Midwest Food Processors Association Carleton A. Friday and Kenneth G. Weckel Scholarship Both scholarships offer up to three $1,500 scholarships (total of six) to deserving undergraduate students who are majoring in agriculture or food science within the University of Wisconsin system (currently Madison, Platteville and River Falls). Each student needs to complete only one application and required financial forms to apply for both the Carleton A. Friday and Kenneth G. Weckel scholarships. Please make sure you have printed a copy of the current year’s application/deadline or it will not be accepted (deadline for application submission and all required information is listed on the application forms). Criteria and application information is available at: mwfpa.org/friday_weckel_scholarshipdeadline is April 28, 2017
  • Kettle Moraine Garden Club Scholarship – one or more $2000 scholarship each year to a undergraduate student studying in a Wisconsin college or university. The area of interest or major area of study we look for is varied but within the framework of our clubs interest, i.e., botany, horticulture, landscape architecture, conservation, and land preservation. Criteria and application information is available at: www.kettlemorainegc.org/grants-scholarshipsdeadline is April 17, 2017
  • Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship. Syngenta celebrates diversity in agriculture through support of FarmHer and other initiatives that promote the critical role everyone, including all underrepresented groups, plays in the success of the industry. Are you a college student who values the importance of diversity in ag? Criteria and application information is available at: Syngenta-us.comdeadline is May 26, 2017
  • ExtremeTerrain is offering two $3,000 scholarships, one for the fall semester and one for the spring Semester to eligible students pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth and Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems. Students should submit a 700 – 1500 word essay that describes who you are, why you feel it is important to maintain access to public lands for recreational use and how you plan to use your degree to advocate for the recreational use of public lands. Additional criteria and application information is available at: ExtremeTerraindeadline is June 15, 2017
  • Dane County Farmers Market is offering two (2) scholarships to students studying agriculture or any agriculture related subject area. Students enrolled in two or four year programs are eligible to apply. Scholarship recipients will receive a $1100.00 scholarship. The scholarship will be payable, toward tuition, to the school the recipient is attending-one half in the fall semester, and one half in the spring semester. Payment of the scholarship each semester will be contingent on the continuing school eligibility criteria. Application information is available at: DCFM Scholarshipdeadline is June 30, 2017
  • U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship Program The Critical Language Scholarship Program is an intensive overseas language program. For
    seven to ten weeks each summer, undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. live and study at over twenty sites abroad, covering the equivalent of a full year of college-level language study in thirteen critical languages. Additional criteria and application information is available at: U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship Program.
  • Adult Career & Special Student Services (ACSSS)
    Returning adult students are often concerned about financing their education. ACSSS can help. Students who have had a significant break (typically 5 years or more) along their educational path and are planning to enroll in just one course in a semester may be eligible for a Continuing Education Grant. The grant pays full in-state tuition for one course. Additional criteria and application information is available at our website at Continuing Education (CE) Grantsummer, fall, and spring grant application deadlines