Snudden Farms, Lake Geneva, WI
July 19, 20, 21, 2016

Scholarship (Description and Past Recipients)

Description (Dane County):

Three (3) ($2000, $1000 and $500) scholarships may be awarded by the Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, Inc. Board of Directors.


  • Applicants taking post high school agriculture related training, long or short course within the University of Wisconsin System or Wisconsin Technical College System. (This includes the study of Genetics, Landscape, Architecture, Biochemistry, Bacteriology, Food Industry, Horticulture, Environment Sciences, Agriculture Journalism, and other agriculture related fields of study).
  • Candidate for the scholarships must be a Dane County or neighboring county resident and attend school in one of those counties.
  • Candidate must be planning to enter their senior year of high school or 1st year of college at the time of application in the Fall of 2015.
  • Candidate rank in the upper 50% of the class preferred with a grade point of 3.0. Attach high school transcript with your application.
  • Candidate must have participated in the Dane County Wisconsin Farm Technology Days activities during the period of 2013 through 2015.
  • Appropriateness of the information transfer technique for the WFPD setting.

Administration and Awarding of Scholarship:

  • Each school should forward all applications to the Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, Inc. N2953 Mill Rd., New Holstein, WI 53061 by Sept. 20, 2015.
  • Final selection and awarding of the scholarships to be made by the Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, Inc Executive Officers Committee.
  • Selection will be based on: Involvement in WFTD — 40%, School Activities-20%, Community Activities — 20%, Scholastic Achievement — 20%.

Rules Regulating use of Scholarship:

  • Scholarship funds will be awarded after you have completed the first semester of college. Recipient must show proof of completing the 1st semester of college in good standing. (2.0 or better).
  • Scholarship will be paid directly to the school in the name of the recipient.

County specific scholarship details for the 2015 (Dane) shows:

2015 Dane County SCHOLARSHIP
PDF Format | MS-Word Format
Application is due September 20, 2015

Past Scholarship Recipients

Gordon Scheil
Barron County
Hometown: Prairie Farm
Institution: WI Technical College
Sarah Nichols
Barron County
Hometown: Dallas
Institution: UW-Eau Claire
Jacob Pintens
Barron County
Hometown: Dallas
Institution: UW-River Falls
Emily Stille
Outagamie County
Hometown: Black Earth
Institution: Fox Valley Tech
Melissa Maass
Outagamie County
Hometown: Seymour
Institution: UW Short Course
Joshua Hopkins
Outagamie County
Hometown: Seymour
Institution: Fox Valley Tech
Aaron Zimmerman
Marathon County
Hometown: Spencer
Institution: UW-Madison/River Falls
Erin Ingli
Pierce County
Hometown: Elmwood
Institution: UW-River Falls
Steffani Koch
Dodge County
Hometown: Mayville
Institution: UW-River Falls
Anna Ryndars
Brown County
Hometown: Greenleaf
Institution: UW-River Falls
Tommy Butts
Green County
Hometown: Browntown
Institution: UW-Plattville


Sustaining Sponsors

Rural Mutual Insurance
Exacto Inc
The Wisconsin Farm Technology Days is the largest agricultural show in Wisconsin and one of the largest in the nation. The three-day outdoor event showcases the latest improvements in production agriculture, including many practical applications of recent research findings and technological developments.