Wisconsin Society of Professional Soil Scientists
The purpose of the WSPSS Scholarship Program is to encourage qualified students to increase their interest in soil science and to prepare them for a career in soil science, soil conservation, or a related natural resource field through a program of study at a University of Wisconsin system institution.
Applications for WSPSS scholarships will be accepted from sophomore, junior, or first/second year senior students in good academic standing enrolled in soil science or a related curriculum at a University of Wisconsin system institution. The application package must demonstrate an emphasis in soil science in order to receive consideration.
Two (2) five hundred dollar ($500.00) scholarships will be awarded. Scholarship winners will also receive a complimentary two (2) year membership to the Wisconsin Society of Professional Soil Scientists.
Where and How to Apply
Applications may be submitted electronically to the committee chair at:
Submit written application and/or transcripts to: Donna Ferren Guy
12709 Co Hwy B
Sparta, WI 54656
Applicants should submit a completed application form, with a copy (does not need to be certified) of college transcript, by April 10, 2023. DO NOT include any additional materials in application. In order to provide equal consideration to all applicants, additional materials will not be considered as a part of the application package.
Scholarship recipients will be announced at a WSPSS meeting and presentation of the scholarship awards will be made at that time; recipients are highly encouraged to attend the meeting to receive their award. However, if the recipient is unable to attend, scholarship awards will be mailed to the address provided following the meeting.
Scholarship recipients will be notified by August 1, 2023 of their award selection.