The Scholarship Application Period is Currently Closed

Carleton A. Friday Scholarship
Kenneth G. Weckel Scholarship

The 2023 MWFPA Friday/Weckel Scholarship application period is closed.

Both scholarships offer $2,500 awards to deserving undergraduate students who are majoring in agriculture or food science within the University of Wisconsin system (Madison, Platteville and River Falls).

Each student needs to complete only one application and required forms to apply for both the Carleton A. Friday and Kenneth G. Weckel scholarships. Please make sure you have printed a copy of the current year’s application/deadline or it will not be accepted (deadline for application submission and all required information is listed on the application forms).

2023 Carlton A. Friday Scholarship Award Winners

Mackenzie Aurit, UW – Platteville
Brook Luedtke, UW – Platteville
Emma Mathison, UW – Madison
Natalie Roe, UW – Madison



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2023 Kenneth G. Weckel Award Winners

Danielle Stroinski, UW – River Falls
Hannah Wieczorek, UW – Platteville
Stephen Zheng, UW – Madison

Midwest Food Products Association Scholarship

The 2023 MWFPA Scholarship application period is closed.

In 2023, the Midwest Food Products Association Scholarship awarded 22 scholarships to deserving children of parents or guardians who are employees of MWFPA member companies and are a high school senior or post-secondary student accepted into, or attending any post-secondary school, in the United States. A post-secondary school means an institution of higher education including a vocational and technical college, two-and four-year colleges and private trade schools. Winning applicants may attend these schools with any major of study.

2022 MWFPA Scholarship award recipients will receive $1,500.

2023 MWFPA Scholarship Award Winners

Meriah Abendroth, Del Monte Foods, Markesan, WI
Emma Bock, Del Monte Foods, Markesan, WI
Logan Cook, Seneca Foods, Wisconsin Dells, WI
Sophia Enter, Lakeside Foods, Stillwater, MN
Lilliann Frasure, Urschel Labs, Winamac, IN
Sophia Frasure, Urschel Labs, Winamac, IN
Mason Gates, Lakeside Foods, Manitowoc, WI
Makenzie Greenwood, Lakeside Foods, Two Rivers, WI
Katie Hintz, McCain Foods, Menasha, WI
Courtney Isselmann, Lakeside Foods, Two Rivers, WI
Ethan Isselmann, Lakeside Foods, Two Rivers, WI
Dylan Kamin, Excel Engineering, Ripon, WI
Ashlyn Kjer, Lakeside Foods, Kewaskum, WI
Emma Lee, Bush Brothers, Augusta, WI
Hayden Metzger, Harris Moran, Salem, OR
Grace Neuenfeldt, Lakeside Foods, Whitelaw, WI
Gabriella Otto, Seneca Foods, Cumberland, WI
Johanna Peplinski, Del Monte Foods, Amherst, WI
Aidan Pleus, Lakeside Foods, Manitowoc, WI
Jordan Schwoerer, Endpoint Solutions, Delafield, WI
Kevin Smith, Lakeside Foods, Plymouth, WI
Julia Tse, Seneca Foods, Baraboo, WI

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Applications should be mailed by the date listed on the application to:

MWFPA – HR Committee
4600 American Pkwy, Suite 210 
Madison, WI 53718-8334 

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