Friday/Weckel Scholarship Applications Due April 26

Applications for the Carleton A. Friday Scholarship and Kenneth G. Weckel Scholarship awarded by MWFPA are due April 26, 2019.

Both scholarships offer up to three $1,500 scholarships to deserving undergraduate students who are majoring in agriculture or food science within the University of Wisconsin system (currently Madison, Platteville and River Falls).

Each student needs to complete only one application and required financial forms to apply for both scholarships. Applications are can be obtained from MWFPA by calling 608-255-9946 or by clicking on the “Scholarships” tab at the top of this webpage. Awards will be presented in May, 2018.

The six scholarships offered under two programs created by the MWFPA in honor of leaders in the food processing industry. The Kenneth G. Weckel Scholarship is named for a University of Wisconsin food science professor who contributed greatly to the advancement of vegetable and fruit processing through his research and teaching. The other scholarship is named for Carleton Friday whose family founded the Friday Canning Company of New Richmond, Wisconsin.

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