Scholarship Funding

Current Departmental Opportunity Funds

Dennis R Buege Meat Science Endowed Student

established in the memory of Dennis Buege to award an undergraduate student with a special interest in the area of Meat Science.

Mary G Heisdorf Memorial Scholarship Fund

this fund, established in the memory of Mary G Heisdorf, is given to an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in poultry science.

Milt Sunde Scholarship Fund

this fund was established to recognize a Poultry Science student who has completed at least two courses in the department.

Dairy Science Legacy Scholarships

established to help make attending UW more affordable for both instate and out of state students to make a connection with the department’s best and brightest students. 

Neal Jorgensen Dairy Science Endowment

established to support research and undergraduate scholarships in the Department of Dairy Science.

Robert  P. and Edna B. Niedermeier Memorial

established in honor of Robert P. and Edna B. Niedermeier to provide undergraduate scholarships to Dairy Science majors. 

Anton G. “Tony” Sendelbach Scholarship

established in honor of Anton G. Sendelbach to provide undergraduate scholarships to students from Dairy Herd Improvement farms who are majoring in Dairy Science.

Larry D. Satter Dairy Science Scholarship

established to award scholarship support to deserving undergraduate students in the Dairy Science Department in honor of Larry D. Satter, Professor Emeritus of Dairy Science Nutrition.

New Funding Opportunities

New Funding Opportunity

Prospective Undergraduate Recruitment

The general scholarship fund would be targeted toward pre-vet sophomore and junior students based on need and merit. Funding goal: $200,000 endowment fund minimum. 

New Funding Opportunity

Animal & Dairy Science Senior Thesis

Few Animal Science or Dairy Science majors currently enroll in a senior thesis, and the goal would be to have 10 percent of departmental undergraduates participate. Funding goal: $25,000 endowment fund minimum.  

New Funding Opportunity

Meat Science Scholarship

Scholarships would help students gain experience associated with a research or Extension project or in pursuing production-related career opportunities. Funding goal: $25,000 endowment fund minimum.