Scholarship Application Period is Open!

Carleton A. Friday Scholarship
Kenneth G. Weckel Scholarship

The 2023 MWFPA Friday/Weckel Scholarship application period opens Wednesday November 30, 2022. All application materials must be emailed or postmarked by April 20, 2023.

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 financial 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).

2022 Carlton A. Friday Scholarship Award Winners

MaKenzie Greenwood     (UW Green Bay, Manitowoc)
Emma Statz                             (UW River Falls)
Danielle Stroinski                (UW River Falls)
Hannah Wieczorek             (UW Platteville)

2022 Kenneth G. Weckel Award Winners

Rhea Bodsberg                     (UW River Falls)
Kylie Konyn                            (UW Madison)
Emma Mathison                  (UW Madison)

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Midwest Food Products Association Scholarship

The 2023 MWFPA Scholarship application period opens Wednesday November 30, 2022. All application materials must be emailed or postmarked by March 31, 2023.

In 2022, the Midwest Food Products Association Scholarship awarded 18 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.

2022 MWFPA Scholarship Award Winners

Meriah Abendroth      Del Monte Foods, Markesan, WI 
Ashlyn Bennin                Lakeside Foods, Mishicot, WI 
Emma Bock                      Del Monte Foods, Markesan, WI 
Lilliann Frasure              Urschel Labs, Winamac, IN $1,500
Brett Hirst                        Seneca Foods, Wisconsin Dells, WI 
Caleb Hopp                      Bonduelle, Brandon, WI 
Ethan Isselmann            Lakeside Foods, Two Rivers, WI 
Jaya Keeton                    Gallatin Valley Seed Co, Meridian, ID 
Alexis Kwak                    Chippewa Valley Bean, Ridgeland, WI 
Jennifer Lein                   Faribault Foods, Lakeville, MN 
Brady Martin                  Seneca Foods, Watertown, WI 
Cassandra Mattila       Del Monte Foods, Brandon, WI 
Hayden Metzger          Harris Moran Seed Co, Salem, OR 
Johanna Peplinski        Del Monte Foods, Amherst, WI 
Alicia Peterson              Bush Brothers & Co, Fall Creek, WI 
McKenna Pleus             Lakeside Foods, Manitowoc, WI 
Ellen Popple                   Silgan Containers, New Prague, MN 
Lydia Popple                  Silgan Containers, New Prague, MN 

Download Application

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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