Scholarships are available, for qualifying undergraduates, through the Department of Nutritional Sciences. Scholarships are awarded based on merit and need. Below is a listing of available scholarships. You may click on the individual award names in the left column to learn more about the scholarship and donors.
|Award Name||# of Awards*||Amount per Award*||Eligibility|
|Burkhardt||1||varies||Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences; So, Jr, Sr|
|Delwiche||1||$500-$1000||Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences; Jr, Sr|
|Holz||1||$1000||Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences|
|Goessling||6||$500-$1500||Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences; any undergrad studying in the field of nutrition.|
|Karen Spector||1||$1000-$1250||Dietetics; Sr|
|Kitty Clark Cole||1||full (in-state) tuition||Dietetics; Nutritional Sciences, Jr, Sr|
|McCarthy||1||$750-$2000||Dietetics; any undergrad or grad studying in the field of dietetics.|
|Cargill-Benevenga||Varies; 4-8||$1500-$3000||Undergrads working on research in Nutritional Sciences|
*May change depending on fund availability
To apply for any of the above awards visit the CALS Scholarships website. The Cole and Spector awards also require a 200 word cover letter addressing career goals with plans to achieve them and a listing of extracurricular activities. Please visit their individual pages for more information.
In addition, applicants may also be considered for a large number of awards that are made by CALS. A list of these awards is available at the CALS Scholarships website.
Other Scholarships and Financial Aid
In addition to those offered through the Department of Nutritional Sciences and CALS, scholarships are available through a variety of other sources and organizations. You may find a list of some common ones below:
- American Dietetic Association
- Wisconsin Dietetic Association
- Bernice Mateicka Undergraduate
- National Restaurant Association
You will also find other scholarships within the University of Wisconsin at the UW Scholarships website. Financial aid assistance and information may be found at the University’s Financial Aid Office website.