Nomination Scholarships for Nutritional Sciences

We are now accepting nominations for CALS departmental scholarships. The deadline for departmental nominations is April 6, 2020. Please convene your department’s scholarship committee as soon as possible to ensure the completion of the nomination process by April 6.

Your department can nominate students for each scholarship listed below. You will also be able to view the scholarship criteria, the total available funds, and number of awards you can make for each scholarship. When you have decided on a student, or students, for a given scholarship, fill out the form on the right with the required information and click submit. Once the name is entered, it will bounce directly back to this page, so you may continue your awarding.

We are aware that some departmental funds have multiple purposes as described in the fund’s Memorandum of Agreement. The spending of these funds for scholarship purposes is left up to the discretion of the department.

Please keep in mind that donors want to know that their gifts are being spent in the way they intended. Proper donor stewardship, which includes spending the money available, leads to continued giving. Please make every effort to spend the amount available unless there are specific reasons within your department not to.

If you are not the scholarship representative for your department, please let us know so we may update our records.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or see scholarships missing from your list.

Sincerely,

Karen Martin
CALS Scholarship Director

Sue Ryan
Assistant CALS Scholarship Director

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+Ada Holt Lorenz Award

About the Donor
Dr. William F. Lorenz, a UW professor of neuropsychiatry, was the first director of the Wisconsin Psychiatric Institute in Mendota State Hospital. This award, for Nutritional Sciences students, is in honor and remembrance of his wife Ada (Holt) Lorenz.

Eligibility Criteria
Awarded to undergraduates majoring in Dietetics upon recommendation by the department of Nutritional Sciences. Awarded to CALS undergraduates majoring in Dietetics. The department of Nutritional Sciences nominates students for this scholarship.

Total Awardable Amount: $1,500

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+Beulah Dahle Scholarship

About the Donor
In her day, Beulah Dahle was known on campus as the “dean” of food service in the UW residence halls. Working closely with UW chef, Carson Gulley, she worked on expanding the food offerings on campus while seeking to improve students’ food habits. This scholarship serves to honor her distinguished career.

Eligibility Criteria
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS majoring in Dietetics or Food Science.

Total Awardable Amount: $10,000

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+ Gurine Gulsteen (Gjermundson) Research Fellowship

About the Donor
This CALS scholasrhip is provided in honor of Gurine Gulsteen.

Eligibility Criteria
Awarded to students for research and study who are working to solve practical problems that WI farmers confront in daily lives. All CALS Graduate Programs.

Total Awardable Amount: TBD

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+Hattie B. Goessling Nutritional Science Scholarship

About the Donor
Hattie B. Goessling established the scholarship through her estate. Ms. Goessling graduated in 1929 with a degree in Home Economics. She was widely known as an educator throughout the state of Wisconsin. During her active career in the field of education, she helped organize the vocational school system in Wisconsin. She taught in high schools, county normals and vocational schools and also served as a principal.

Eligibility Criteria
Awarded to undergraduate students in CALS majoring in Nutritional Sciences or Dietetics.

Total Awardable Amount: $18,000

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+Karen Spector Memorial Scholarship

About the Donor
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Karen Spector.

Eligibility Criteria
Awarded to junior or senior students in CALS majoring in Dietetics who exhibit creativity, enthusiasm, imagination, self-initiative and independence. Minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. The Department of Nutritional Science nominates students for this award.

Total Awardable Amount: TBD

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+Kathleen E. McCarthy Dietetics Scholarship

About the Donor
The Kathleen E. McCarthy Dietetics Scholarship was established by Kathleen E. McCarthy who received her BS in Dietetics from Madison in 1926.

Eligibility Criteria
Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students in CALS majoring in Dietetics who are US citizens. Preference given to students from the Midwest.

Total Awardable Amount: TBD

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+Kitty Clark Cole Scholarship

About the Donor
This scholarship was established by Kathryn “Kitty” Cole ’76. Kitty majored in Dietetics and currently is a Marketing Director at All Season Runner in North Carolina.

Eligibility Criteria
Awarded to Junior or Senior students who demonstrate enthusiastic participation in extracurricular activities. The students shall be in good academic standing. Preference is given to students pursuing a degree in dietetics. The department of Nutritional Sciences nominates students for this scholarship.

Total Awardable Amount: $2,000

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+Louise Roeck Holz Scholarship

About the Donor
The son of German immigrants, Earl K. Holz (1930-2011) was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After graduating in 1952 from the University of Wisconsin—Madison with a BS in Engineering, Mr. Holz was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army in 1956, and then earned a Masters Degree in Metallurgy from Stevens Institute of Technology in 1964. During his career, Mr. Holz was employed as a metallurgical engineer by Aluminum Company of America, Vulcan Materials and Wabash Alloys. Throughout his life, Mr. Holz was a faithful and passionate Badger fan who was proud to call the University of Wisconsin his alma mater. His mother, Louise, was a homemaker and would have been interested in the foods and nutrition curriculum in the Nutritional Sciences department. This scholarship was set up in memory of her.

Eligibility Criteria
The department of Nutritional Sciences nominates students for this scholarship.

Total Awardable Amount: TBD

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+Madison West Kiwanis - Dickson Scholarship

About the Donor
Information to come.

Eligibility Criteria
Awarded to CALS undergraduate students who are Wisconsin residents and majoring in one of the following majors AAE, ABM, Agronomy, Animal Sciences, BSE, Dairy Science, Food Science, Horticulture, Nutri Sci-Dietetics, Soil Science. Sophomore, Junior , or Senior status. FAFSA required. Activity Score 2.

Total Awardable Amount: TBD

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+Mitsuko Inano Kellam Scholarship

About the Donor
Mitsuko Inano Kellam was born in Japan and left her village not long after WWII was over. She originally settled in the San Francisco area, but moved to Madison to complete her PhD. She earned her doctorate in Nutritional Sciences in 1972 from UW-Madison. She taught Nutritional Science at Texas Tech and then at Arkansas.

Eligibility Criteria
The Mitsuko Inano Kellam Nutritional Sciences Fund will support students in Nutritional Sciences, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Recipients must have financial need, must maintain a B average, and preference is to be given to international students. Students will be in their junior or senior year or be incoming graduate students. Support may be used 1) to assist students in completing their required internships, 2) to provide graduate awards, 3) to provide scholarship support for students, and 4) to assist students in such other specific areas as may be determined by the Nutritional Sciences Department Chair when considering the circumstances at the time.

Total Awardable Amount: $5,000

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+Paul McShane Memorial Scholarship

About the Donor
This memorial scholarship was established in 2013 by Mary, Tim and Kathryn McShane, wife and children of the late Paul McShane. Paul was committed to the cheese industry, especially to artisan and specialty cheeses, and was a superb salesman. A friend even referred to him as the Cheese Czar of the Midwest. His first job in the cheese industry was with Kraft and from there he went on to work with several other companies including Nestle, Kaukauna Cheese, Frigo, Beatrice Foods and Emmi Roth, USA, where he served as vice-president of sales.

Eligibility Criteria
Awarded to students majoring in either dairy science, food science or nutritional sciences who are entering their sophomore or junior years. Students must demonstrate need and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 to receive this scholarship. Preference should be given to students who wish to work in the dairy industry after graduation. The Donor wishes to award two scholarships per year at a minimum of $2,000 per scholarship.

Total Awardable Amount: TBD

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+Sadie & Richard Delwiche Scholarship

About the Donor
This scholarship was established in December 2007 to recognize the life work of Mr. and Mrs. Richard and Sadie Delwiche. Sadie grew up on a farm on the east side of Madison; Richard was from the Green Bay area. They met while undergraduates in the College of Agriculture at UW-Madison. Richard graduated with a BS in Ag Economics in 1935 and a MS in Ag Economics in 1936. Sadie graduated in 1935 with a degree in Dietetics. Richard, his sister and six brothers were children of Professor E.J. Delwiche of the UW Agronomy Department and a leading figure in the University’s Experiment Station system, serving as the first Superintendent of the Northern Branch Experimental Stations from 1909-1945. All seven brothers were graduates of the UW College of Agriculture, and all went on to careers in agriculture-related fields.

Eligibility Criteria
Awarded to juniors or seniors in the department of Nutritional Sciences. Preference is given to a student demonstrating financial need. Minimum financial rating of 1.

Total Awardable Amount: TBD

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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