Nomination Scholarships for Nutritional Sciences

We are now accepting nominations for CALS departmental scholarships. The deadline for departmental nominations is April 5, 2019. Please convene your department’s scholarship committee as soon as possible to ensure the completion of the nomination process by April 5.

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.

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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                                Sue Ryan
CALS Scholarship Director        Assistant CALS Scholarship Director


Scholarship Descriptions for Nutritional Sciences

+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 CALS undergraduates majoring in Dietetics. The department of Nutritional Sciences nominates students for this scholarship.

Total Awardable Amount: $1,000

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: $7,500

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: $1,000

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+Hattie B. Goessling Nutritional Science Scholarship

About the Donor
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Hattie B.Goessling.

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: $1,250

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+Kathleen E. McCarthy Dietetics Scholarship

About the Donor
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Kathleen E. McCarthy.

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: $1,500

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+Kitty Clark Cole Scholarship

About the Donor
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Kitty Clark Cole.

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: $4,000

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+Louise Roeck Holz Scholarship

About the Donor
Information to come.

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

Total Awardable Amount: $4,000

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.

Total Awardable Amount: $7,500

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+Mitsuko Inano Kellam Scholarship

About the Donor
Information to come.

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

Total Awardable Amount: $6,000

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+Paul McShane Memorial Scholarship

About the Donor
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Paul McShane.

Eligibility Criteria
Awarded to sophomore or junior students in CALS majoring in Dairy Science, Nutritional Science or Food Science. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Total Awardable Amount: $4,000

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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+Sadie & Richard Delwiche Scholarship

About the Donor
This CALS scholarship is provided in honor of Sadie & Richard Delwiche.

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: $4,000

Total Number of Awards: varies depending on amount

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