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Scholarship (Description and Past Recipients)

Description (Portage County):

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

Eligibility:

  • 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 Portage 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 2014.
  • 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 Portage County Wisconsin Farm Technology Days activities during the period of 2011 through 2014.

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. 10, 2014.
  • Final selection and awarding of the scholarships to be made by the Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, Inc Executive Officers Committee.

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 2014 (Portage) shows:

2014 Portage County SCHOLARSHIP
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Application is due September 10, 2014

Past Scholarship Recipients

Show Year

County

Name

Hometown

Institution

2013

Barron

Gordon Scheil

​Prairie Farm

WI Technical College

2013

Barron

Sarah Nichols

​Dallas

UW-Eau Claire

2013

Barron

Jacob Pintens

​Dallas

UW-River Falls

2012

Outagamie

Emily Stille

​Black Earth

Fox Valley Tech

2012

Outagamie

Melissa Maass

Seymour

UW Short Course

2012

Outagamie

​Joshua Hopkins

Seymour

Fox Valley Tech

2011

Marathon County

Aaron Zimmerman

Spencer

UW-Madison/River Falls

2010

Pierce County

Erin Ingli

Elmwood

UW-River Falls

2009

Dodge County

Steffani Koch

Mayville

UW-River Falls

2008

Brown County

Anna Ryndars

Greenleaf

UW-River Falls

2007

Green County

Tommy Butts

Browntown

UW-Platteville