Wisconsin Society of Professional Soil Scientists Scholarship Program 2020

                           Click to Download the wspss_scholarship_2020 form.


 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,  and first or 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 (need not be certified) of college transcript, March 2, 2020.  In order to consider all applicants equally, additional materials WILL NOT be considered.

Please read and follow the applications instructions carefully.

Scholarship Presentation

 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 following the meeting.


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