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.

+Milwaukee Art Museum Garden Club Scholarship
          deadline March 30, 2019

Milwaukee Art Museum Garden Club is offering its scholarship opportunity to students at colleges and universities in Wisconsin offering degrees in horticulture, landscape design and environmental studies. The scholarship may be applied for by students who have completed their freshman year and are working towards these degrees and career opportunities. Please share this information and direct them to our website: mamgardenclub.org. Click on “projects” to download the form, which include submission directions. Completed application, college transcript and letters of recommendation are due by March 30,2019. The scholarship will be awarded by May 1, 2019.

+John and Isabelle Ames Memorial Scholarship
          deadline March 1, 2019

This scholarship, established in memory of John and Isabelle Ames of Ames-Way Holsteins in Darien, Wisconsin, is a $500 award, to be released to the recipient upon proof of registration for classes for the upcoming semester.  Mr. and Mrs. Ames were avid supporters of education.  All nine of their children received a college degree, which was a source of pride for them.  Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a commitment toward completion of a degree.

Eligibility:

  1. Applicants must be currently or recently involved in 4-H, FFA, and/or the Registered Holstein industry.
  2. Applicants must be a sophomore or junior at a four-year college pursuing a degree in any field.
  3. Handwritten applications will not be accepted.
  4. This scholarship will not be awarded to a previous recipient.

The completed application form must be post marked by March 1 and sent to Janice Berezowitz, W8401 S & D Townline Rd., Darien, WI 53114 or j_berezowitz@yahoo.com.

 

+Lake County Master Gardener Scholarship
          deadline February 22, 2019

Scholarships of up to $2800 have been awarded previously; guaranteed minimum of $500 to those awarded.
Scholarships now open to incoming freshmen!
Scholarship application found on Crown Point
Community Foundation website

Eligibility
• Resident of Lake County, Indiana.
• Pursuing an undergraduate major in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Forestry, Botany (Horticulture Equivalent), Plant Pathology, Agricultural Education or Entomology. Other majors that benefit consumer gardening may be considered.
• Demonstrated past academic success

Lake County Master Gardeners is a 501 (c)(3) corporation.
Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service is an equal access/equal opportunity institution.
APPLICATION WINDOW January 11 – February 22, 2019
APPLICATION AVAILABLE AT www.thecpcf.org/scholarships.html

+Dane County Farmers Market Scholarship
          deadline February 1, 2019

The 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 $1000.00 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. The completed application must be received by the scholarship committee by Feb 1, 2019. Scholarship recipients will be notified no later than March 31, 2019.

Requirements
Recipient should be planning on choosing a major or a minor in an Agricultural science Recipient should have a minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Demonstrated interest or experience in local food production or markets is preferred. Applications must be received by Feb 1, 2019.

Along with the completed application (below) include:
Statement of purpose: On a separate sheet of paper or email, state why you are interested in a career in agriculture. Describe your career goals and how a scholarship will help you learn. Include your interest and work or study related to agriculture.
College transcripts: Please include a copy of your official college or high school transcript.
Recommendation letters: Three letters of recommendation, including one from an academic adviser or instructor, explaining your interest in agriculture. Application, supporting materials and letters of recommendation should be received by Feb 1, 2019.
***The student agrees to write a Thank You letter to the Dane County Farmers Market for the scholarship and include in the letter how the scholarship will be used to help the student further their education in the agriculture related degree they are pursuing.***

 

Submit this application to:
scholarship@dcfm.org
Or to
DCFM Scholarship
P.O. Box 1485
Madison, WI 53701

 

DCFM Scholarship Application
Name:


Address:


Email address:


School you are attending:


Expected date of graduation:


GPA (4.0 scale):


Agriculture Related Field you are working toward a degree in:


Extra curricular clubs or organizations to which you belong:


Work or volunteer experience in agriculture:


Name and address of employer or volunteer organization:


Description of responsibilities:


Dates of employment or volunteering:

+Alltech Continuing Education Scholarship
         deadline January 15, 2019

Learning is a lifelong journey. At Alltech, it is our aim to cultivate curiosity and inspire innovation.
Therefore, Alltech Wisconsin is pleased to offer one $1,000 scholarship to a student enrolled in
a 4-year agricultural or life sciences degree program and two $500 scholarships to two students
enrolled in vocational agriculture or technical programs.

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS, STUDENTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
• Graduating high school seniors and college freshman, sophomores and juniors are eligible for these
scholarships. No graduate students are eligible; however, graduate students are encouraged to
apply for the Alltech Young Scientist program.
• The student must be attending, or planning to attend, a 4-year program or a technical program at
an accredited college, university or technical school.
• The student must be in an agricultural- or life sciences-related field.
• The student must be in good academic standing (at least 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent).
• The student must be from the Alltech WI region, which includes which includes Wisconsin,
Minnesota and northern Illinois, but can attend any school in the United States.
• Past scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply.

HOW TO APPLY:
• Complete the Alltech Wisconsin Continuing Education Scholarship Application.
• Write a 500-word essay explaining your current field of study, your future goals and how your
education will benefit the agricultural or life sciences fields.
• Submit two letters of recommendation from reliable, unrelated (to student) sources.
• Submit high school transcript or college transcript (can be unofficial).
• Send the completed application and supporting materials by January 15 to
– Alltech Wisconsin , ATTN: Scholarship, 331 W Kindt St, Juneau, WI 53039
– Or email to alltechwisconsin@alltech.com with Scholarship in the subject line
A judging panel will review all applications. Scholarship winners will be notified by March 1. Award
will be issued upon receipt of proof of completion of one semester or term. The award can be used
for any college educational expenses, including tuition, books, room and board, etc. This is not a
renewing scholarship: it is a one-time award.

 

Alltech Continuing Education Scholarship
PERSONAL INFORMATION
Name _______________________________________________________________________________

Address _______________________________________________________________________________

City _____________________________________________________

State, Zip__________________
Phone _______________________________________________________________________________

Email _______________________________________________________________________________

EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION
High School ________________________________________

Graduation Year ________________________
University/Technical School__________________________________________________________________
Major/Program_____________________________________________________________________________
Anticipated Graduation______________________________________________________________________
Current GPA________________________________________________________________________________
Extracurricular Activities (add additional pages as necessary)
Activity Years Leadership Positions
___________________________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________________________

Supporting Materials
• 500-word essay explaining your current field of study, your future goals and how your education
will benefit the agricultural or life sciences fields.
• Two letters of recommendation from reliable,
unrelated (to student) sources.
• Current transcript (high school or college)

Submit all materials together to…
Alltech Wisconsin
ATTN: Scholarship
331 W Kindt St., Juneau, WI 53039
OR
email to alltechwisconsin@alltech.com,
subject line Scholarship.

+U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship Program
          deadline open

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)
          deadline open

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

+Milwaukee Art Museum Garden Club Scholarship
          deadline March 30, 2019

Milwaukee Art Museum Garden Club is offering its scholarship opportunity to students at colleges and universities in Wisconsin offering degrees in horticulture, landscape design and environmental studies. The scholarship may be applied for by students who have completed their freshman year and are working towards these degrees and career opportunities. Please share this information and direct them to our website: mamgardenclub.org. Click on “projects” to download the form, which include submission directions. Completed application, college transcript and letters of recommendation are due by March 30,2019. The scholarship will be awarded by May 1, 2019.

+John and Isabelle Ames Memorial Scholarship
          deadline March 1, 2019

This scholarship, established in memory of John and Isabelle Ames of Ames-Way Holsteins in Darien, Wisconsin, is a $500 award, to be released to the recipient upon proof of registration for classes for the upcoming semester.  Mr. and Mrs. Ames were avid supporters of education.  All nine of their children received a college degree, which was a source of pride for them.  Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a commitment toward completion of a degree.

Eligibility:

  1. Applicants must be currently or recently involved in 4-H, FFA, and/or the Registered Holstein industry.
  2. Applicants must be a sophomore or junior at a four-year college pursuing a degree in any field.
  3. Handwritten applications will not be accepted.
  4. This scholarship will not be awarded to a previous recipient.

The completed application form must be post marked by March 1 and sent to Janice Berezowitz, W8401 S & D Townline Rd., Darien, WI 53114 or j_berezowitz@yahoo.com.

 

+Lake County Master Gardener Scholarship
          deadline February 22, 2019

Scholarships of up to $2800 have been awarded previously; guaranteed minimum of $500 to those awarded.
Scholarships now open to incoming freshmen!
Scholarship application found on Crown Point
Community Foundation website

Eligibility
• Resident of Lake County, Indiana.
• Pursuing an undergraduate major in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Forestry, Botany (Horticulture Equivalent), Plant Pathology, Agricultural Education or Entomology. Other majors that benefit consumer gardening may be considered.
• Demonstrated past academic success

Lake County Master Gardeners is a 501 (c)(3) corporation.
Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service is an equal access/equal opportunity institution.
APPLICATION WINDOW January 11 – February 22, 2019
APPLICATION AVAILABLE AT www.thecpcf.org/scholarships.html

+Dane County Farmers Market Scholarship
          deadline February 1, 2019

The 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 $1000.00 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. The completed application must be received by the scholarship committee by Feb 1, 2019. Scholarship recipients will be notified no later than March 31, 2019.

Requirements
Recipient should be planning on choosing a major or a minor in an Agricultural science Recipient should have a minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Demonstrated interest or experience in local food production or markets is preferred. Applications must be received by Feb 1, 2019.

Along with the completed application (below) include:
Statement of purpose: On a separate sheet of paper or email, state why you are interested in a career in agriculture. Describe your career goals and how a scholarship will help you learn. Include your interest and work or study related to agriculture.
College transcripts: Please include a copy of your official college or high school transcript.
Recommendation letters: Three letters of recommendation, including one from an academic adviser or instructor, explaining your interest in agriculture. Application, supporting materials and letters of recommendation should be received by Feb 1, 2019.
***The student agrees to write a Thank You letter to the Dane County Farmers Market for the scholarship and include in the letter how the scholarship will be used to help the student further their education in the agriculture related degree they are pursuing.***

 

Submit this application to:
scholarship@dcfm.org
Or to
DCFM Scholarship
P.O. Box 1485
Madison, WI 53701

 

DCFM Scholarship Application
Name:


Address:


Email address:


School you are attending:


Expected date of graduation:


GPA (4.0 scale):


Agriculture Related Field you are working toward a degree in:


Extra curricular clubs or organizations to which you belong:


Work or volunteer experience in agriculture:


Name and address of employer or volunteer organization:


Description of responsibilities:


Dates of employment or volunteering:

+Alltech Continuing Education Scholarship
         deadline January 15, 2019

Learning is a lifelong journey. At Alltech, it is our aim to cultivate curiosity and inspire innovation.
Therefore, Alltech Wisconsin is pleased to offer one $1,000 scholarship to a student enrolled in
a 4-year agricultural or life sciences degree program and two $500 scholarships to two students
enrolled in vocational agriculture or technical programs.

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS, STUDENTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
• Graduating high school seniors and college freshman, sophomores and juniors are eligible for these
scholarships. No graduate students are eligible; however, graduate students are encouraged to
apply for the Alltech Young Scientist program.
• The student must be attending, or planning to attend, a 4-year program or a technical program at
an accredited college, university or technical school.
• The student must be in an agricultural- or life sciences-related field.
• The student must be in good academic standing (at least 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent).
• The student must be from the Alltech WI region, which includes which includes Wisconsin,
Minnesota and northern Illinois, but can attend any school in the United States.
• Past scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply.

HOW TO APPLY:
• Complete the Alltech Wisconsin Continuing Education Scholarship Application.
• Write a 500-word essay explaining your current field of study, your future goals and how your
education will benefit the agricultural or life sciences fields.
• Submit two letters of recommendation from reliable, unrelated (to student) sources.
• Submit high school transcript or college transcript (can be unofficial).
• Send the completed application and supporting materials by January 15 to
– Alltech Wisconsin , ATTN: Scholarship, 331 W Kindt St, Juneau, WI 53039
– Or email to alltechwisconsin@alltech.com with Scholarship in the subject line
A judging panel will review all applications. Scholarship winners will be notified by March 1. Award
will be issued upon receipt of proof of completion of one semester or term. The award can be used
for any college educational expenses, including tuition, books, room and board, etc. This is not a
renewing scholarship: it is a one-time award.

 

Alltech Continuing Education Scholarship
PERSONAL INFORMATION
Name _______________________________________________________________________________

Address _______________________________________________________________________________

City _____________________________________________________

State, Zip__________________
Phone _______________________________________________________________________________

Email _______________________________________________________________________________

EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION
High School ________________________________________

Graduation Year ________________________
University/Technical School__________________________________________________________________
Major/Program_____________________________________________________________________________
Anticipated Graduation______________________________________________________________________
Current GPA________________________________________________________________________________
Extracurricular Activities (add additional pages as necessary)
Activity Years Leadership Positions
___________________________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________________________

Supporting Materials
• 500-word essay explaining your current field of study, your future goals and how your education
will benefit the agricultural or life sciences fields.
• Two letters of recommendation from reliable,
unrelated (to student) sources.
• Current transcript (high school or college)

Submit all materials together to…
Alltech Wisconsin
ATTN: Scholarship
331 W Kindt St., Juneau, WI 53039
OR
email to alltechwisconsin@alltech.com,
subject line Scholarship.

+U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship Program
          deadline open

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)
          deadline open

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