The Office of Academic Affairs receives notification of scholarships offered by various agencies and organizations that may be of interest to CALS students.
- DHI Foundation Polk-Burnett Fund Group Scholarship. Applicant’s family must reside in Polk or Burnett Counties or be a present or past member of the Polk-Burnett DHI AgSource. Preference may be given to students in agriculture related majors and students of farm families. Scholarship proceeds will not be given until student has successfully completed one semester of post high school education and a transcript is sent in showing the semester completion. Criteria and application information is available at: scholarship application form – deadline is March 31, 2017
- Wisconsin Dairy Products Assn. (WDPA) is proud to once again offer the Robert L. Bradley Scholarship, and the Wisconsin Dairy Products Association Scholarship. Both scholarships will be worth $2,000 each. The first scholarship is named after Dr. Bob Bradley, a long-time professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a major supporter of WDPA. Dr. Bradley has been the Senior Associate Head Judge for WDPA’s World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest for the past 14 years. These two scholarships will be awarded each year to two deserving college students pursuing careers in the dairy industry. The funding for these scholarships comes from the net proceeds of the World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest. Criteria and application information is available at: www.wdpa.net/scholarship – deadline is March 30, 2017
- The purpose of the Lake County Master Gardener Scholarship is to promote the objectives of the organization by providing scholarships to Lake County undergraduate students in the majors listed below. Scholarships of up to $2800 have been awarded in the past, with a guaranteed minimum of $500 for those awarded scholarships. Awards are dependent on funds available and the number of applicants during any given award year. Additional criteria and application information is available at: LCMG Scholarship – deadline is April 3, 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-scholarships – deadline 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.com – deadline 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: ExtremeTerrain – deadline is June 15, 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) Grant – summer, fall, and spring grant application deadlines