Support UW Madison Horticulture

Scholarships available to support study in the Horticulture Program

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Aldo Leopold (Green Tree Garden Club) Scholarship

  • 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
    Graduate Students

Burdean Struckmeyer Scholarship

  • A Madison area native, who obtained her PhD. in Botany-Horticulture, Burdean Struckmeyer, spent her entire career in the UW Department of Horticulture. Her research was vital to interpreting the nature of tree diseases including Dutch Elm and Oak Wilt. This scholarship is to honor her career and research in horticulture.
    Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Students

David Curwen Student Enhancement Scholarship

  • Dr. David Curwen joined the UW Department of Horticulture in 1963 after earning his Ph.D at Penn State. Some of his many accomplishments while on campus include developing and delivering effective wind erosion control, improved irrigation management, and reducing the need for pesticides for potatoes and other vegetables. This scholarship is set up in recognition of his career.
    Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Students

Elden J. Stang Memorial Scholarship

  • Career ambition in horiculture with special focus on fruit crops (required)Junior, Senior Students

Gavin & Mary Weis Research Scholarship

  • This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Gavin and Mary Weis.
    Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Students

Golf Course Builders Association of America Foundation Scholarship

  • Interest in golf course design, construction, turfgrass management, and course management (required)             Junior, Senior Students

Gurine Gulsteen (Gjermundson) Research Fellowship

  • This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Gurine Gulsteen.
    Graduate Students

Helen MacDonald Award (Lake Geneva Garden Club) Scholarship

  • This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Helen MacDonald.
    Preferences in order of following areas of study 1) conservation, 2) horticulture, 3) landscape architecture (required)
    Natural resources management / conservation (required)
    Junior Students

Herbert J. Hopen Scholarship

  • This CALS scholarship is provided by Herbert J. Hopen.
    Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Students

Rho Chapter of Pi Alpha Xi Scholarship

  • This CALS scholarship is provided by Rho Chapter of Pi Alpha Xi.
    Junior, Senior Students

SouthEast Wisconsin Master Gardeners, Inc. Scholarship

  • 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.
    Sophomore, Junior, Senior Students

WABA – WI Crop Production Association Ronald E. Doersch Scholarship

  • 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.
    Junior, Senior Students

Wes Hansche Memorial Scholarship

  • This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Wes Hansche.
    Awarded to full-time undergraduate students in CALS in the department of Horticulture.
    Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Students

William F. Connell Memorial Scholarship

  • After having discovered a new variety of apple in 1949, William Connell grew his meager orchard, into a 13,000 tree orchard – and the home to his namesake – the Connell Red Apple. In addition to running the Connell’s Orchard, Mr. Connell also served as president of the Wisconsin Horticultural Society. This scholarship for horticulture students was established as a memorial of his achievements by friends and family.
    Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Students

Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association Scholarship

  • 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.
    Junior, Senior Students