All students in Forest Science and Wildlife Ecology are strongly encouraged to also apply for scholarships the Scholarships@UW-Madison common scholarship application and utilize the resources on the CALS Financing Your Education webpage.
Both Forest Science and Wildlife Ecology have a number of scholarships administered by the department for declared majors. Additionally, there are a few CALS scholarships that require nomination by the department. These scholarships are listed below. Click the boxes to expand the box and see the details; click the box again to close it.
The Helen H. Miller Forestry Scholarship was established by her estate in 1990 and is to be awarded to either a graduate or undergraduate pursuing a degree in forestry. The annual award is approximately $1,300. There are no preference restrictions for this scholarship
The Robert B. Hendricks Memorial/Hardwood Manufacturers Association Scholarship was established in 1993 in memory of Mr. Hendricks. Any junior or senior majoring in forest science with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or any forestry graduate student with a minimum GPA of 3.5 is eligible. The annual award is approximately $3,400 and may be split into multiple scholarships.
The Earle D. Lyon Memorial Scholarship was established in 1962 in memory of Mr. Lyon. It is awarded to a junior in forest science with preference based on financial need. Preference is also given to a student graduating from high school in Washburn or Sawyer Counties. The annual award is approximately $500.
The Forestry and Wildlife Ecology Departmental Scholarship was established in 2011. Preference for this scholarship is based on GPA and financial need. The annual award is approximately $5,000 and may be split into multiple scholarships.
How to apply – declared Forest Science majors will receive an email with more information regarding the application process.