Scholarships

There are a ​variety of scholarship opportunities available to you. The information below is specifically for scholarships offered within the UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources (CNR) but there are other opportunities available through our UW-Stevens Point Financial Aid and Scholarships office.  

Please note: Scholarship listings are subject to change depending on funding sources and other circumstances.

Option #1: CNR Scholarship Application = Multiple Scholarship Opportunities 

Each year the CNR distributes more than $200,000 in scholarships with one easy application! To be considered for 200+ scholarships the CNR Scholarship Application needs to be completed by 2:22 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. The scholarship application for the 2019-2020 academic year will open on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. All scholarship decisions are typically made by February, with award distributions varying depending on the scholarship requirements. Scholarships generally range from $500 to $1000. 

Some things to note: 
  • These scholarships are for students attending the College of Natural Resources in the Spring 2020 semester and beyond. 
  • Please fill out the application in a professional manner. Information provided within the CNR scholarship application is shared with donors and the scholarship committee for selection purposes. Be thorough, accurate, check grammar and spelling! 

  • This application is for undergraduate students only. Any CNR scholarships intended for graduate students will be chosen by the discipline in which the scholarship is housed.
  • Some of the information may be considered personal or confidential. You may refuse to provide such information, but if you do, you may remove yourself from consideration for specific awards dependent on that information. For example, many scholarships have major, county of residence, or financial need requirements.

  • You will be notified via your UWSP email account if you are chosen for a scholarship, this typically happens in January or February. 

 Scholarships available through the CNR Scholarship Application

Advanced Disposal Scholarship
Advanced Disposal, based in Northeast Florida, is an environmental services company in the United States providing integrated, non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services in the Eastern United States. Dedicated to environmental protection, Advanced Disposal has been supporting scholarships at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point since 2009.
Gordon Agne Memorial Forestry ScholarshipThis scholarship was created by the estate of Gordon R. Agne of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Gordon’s son, Gordon W. Agne, was a 1971 UWSP Forestry graduate and an Army Captain who was killed in a helicopter accident on June 23, 1976. His father also served in the Army from 1942-45 in the South Pacific and was a graduate of Marquette University. He continued his service in the Army Officers Reserve Corps until 1962 and worked for International Harvester for 35 years before retiring in 1982.  He died in 2016 at age 95, exactly 40 years after his son. This scholarship honors the memory of Gordon Agne – both father and son.
Aldo Leopold Audubon Society - Friday Wievel Memorial ScholarshipThe Aldo Leopold Audubon Society (ALAS) offers a scholarship to a UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resource student majoring in Environmental Education. ALAS believes environmental education is the best investment that can help to ensure a quality environment. By educating people about ecology, environmental issues, and how to resolve them, people will be able and motivated to act in ways that balance human needs with environmental quality.
Donald and Eleanor Ansay Memorial Forestry ScholarshipThis scholarship was established by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point alumna, Karen McCulloch, to honor the memory of her parents, Donald and Eleanor Ansay. The Ansay’s firmly believed in the value of education. Their four children and several of their grandchildren attended UW-Stevens Point. Karen’s late brother, Russell, graduated in 1973 with a forestry degree.
Bartlett Tree Foundation ScholarshipBartlett Tree Experts is one of the oldest tree care companies in the United States. It's home office is in Stamford, Connecticut, and their operations extend nationwide. Bartlett has long supported research on urban forestry and tree care issues and has a reputation for supporting education in arboriculture and urban forestry. They have hired student interns to work at their research laboratory in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the Bartlett Foundation has long provided scholarships to deserving students.
Herb and Lenore Behnke Scholarship
Herb Behnke was the longest-serving member in Wisconsin Natural Resources Board history and became the voice of the “common men and women” on important conservation issues. A strong advocate for state acquisition of significant lands and developing a long term deer management policy, Behnke was known for his ability to balance science with the public needs. This scholarship endowment was established by Behnke friends and family for natural resource students studying law enforcement to encourage them to become conservation wardens who will help to uphold and protect the policies and programs that Herb worked so hard to establish.
Bill’s Musky Club - Musky Bill Hoeft Memorial ScholarshipThe Bill’s Musky Club - Musky Bill Hoeft Scholarship is given by Bill’s Musky Club of Wausau, Wis. The Club was started in 1964 by Bill Hoeft and some fishing friends and was the first organization of its kind. Since then, many similar clubs have spawned off of this one. The Club proudly awards this scholarship in Bill Hoeft’s memory.
Bill’s Musky Club ScholarshipsThe Bill’s Musky Club Scholarship is given by Bill’s Musky Club of Wausau, Wis. The Club’s primary concern is the preservation and continued stocking of the Muskellunge for the enjoyment of future generations. Each year the Club is involved in stocking fish as well as practicing the “catch and release” policy in order to ensure the preservation of this game fish. This scholarship is offered to assist students who share the same beliefs as the Club.
BOW Inc. Outdoor Skills ScholarshipBecoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) is a non-profit, educational, outdoor skills program that teaches adult women how to hunt, fish, shoot and participate in other recreational activities like canoeing and camping. BOW workshops are held in a safe, non-competitive atmosphere and classes are taught by patient, enthusiastic instructors. Workshops are offered in more than 30 states, 5 Canadian provinces, and New Zealand. BOW Inc. is pleased to be able to award this scholarship to a student who actively teaches others the skills offered through BOW workshops.
Central Wisconsin Sportman Club ScholarshipThe Central Wisconsin Sportsmen’s Club has dedicated itself to the conservation and preservation of the great outdoors and the delicate environmental balance found there. It is in this spirit, that members of the Central Wisconsin Sportsmen’s Club promote education and safety in all shooting sports. They adhere to the humane, ethical and lawful harvesting of the game and the sportsmanship of team and individual competition. This scholarship goes to an active UW-Stevens Point student from Wood, Clark or Marathon counties. More information is available at www.wsn.org/counties/CWSCpage.html.
CNR Forestry Advisory Committee ScholarshipThe CNR Forestry Advisory Committee is made up of members from forest industries, organizations, and agencies. They support UW-Stevens Point’s future foresters by advising the Forestry faculty on the direction of forestry within the urban, recreation, management, administration, and utilization fields and by providing this scholarship to a forestry student.
Mel E. Cohee Conservation Leader ScholarshipA native of Wisconsin and an inductee into the Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame, Mel Cohee is widely recognized as a pioneering soil conservationist in both Wisconsin and the United States. He promoted effective leadership in natural resource conservation and in 1967 assisted UW-Stevens Point faculty in developing the Student Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS), one of the oldest chapters in the country. The Mel H. Cohee scholarship was established in 1998 with an endowment that generates market earnings to support scholarships for UW-Stevens Point natural resources students. Learn more about Mr. Cohee at www.wchf.org/inductees/cohee.html.
Patricia A. Cole Environmental Education ScholarshipThis scholarship honors the memory of Patricia A. “Ricia” Cole, a December 1974 graduate of UW-Stevens Point (BS-Business Administration) who died in October 2012. Employed for 12 years by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, she was described by patrons and colleagues as “lovely, talented, incomparable…a true friend and a community treasure,” always going “above and beyond to make everyone who set foot through our doors feel special and welcome.” Patricia grew up in Deerfield, Wisconsin and moved with her family to Waupaca in 1964, where she developed a love for animals and the outdoors.
Conservation Heroes ScholarshipThe Conservation Heroes Scholarship fund in the UW-Stevens Point Foundation provides scholarship awards for worthy students in the College of Natural Resources while permanently honoring individual conservation “heroes” from all walks of life. As the fund grows, we hope to pay tribute to a long list of everyday conservation heroes and inspire the students receiving these awards to aspire to be conservation heroes themselves.
Densch-Buchanan Fisheries ScholarshipThis scholarship was established by Alan C. Buchanan, originally from Lodi, Wis., who earned bachelor and master’s degrees in fisheries from UW-Stevens Point in 1970 and 1976. Alan enjoyed a 25-year career with the Missouri Department of Conservation, where he became known as Missouri’s mussel “expert,” helping to write the National Strategy for the Conservation of Freshwater Mussels. Alan was the inaugural recipient of UW-Stevens Point’s Worth Scholarship (Fisheries) as a graduate student in 1974.  He credits UW-Stevens Point with providing him with a “wide background in aquatic science which allowed me to be flexible to meet my employer’s needs.”
Walter Densch Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship is in memory of Walter Densch, who was born and raised in Portage County. Walter had a lifelong love for the outdoors, wildlife, trees, and forests. He also had an underlying appreciation for education and conservation. The intent of this memorial, established by Walter’s children and friends, is to give special support and recognition to a most deserving undergraduate in the field of forestry or wildlife.
Michael Dew ScholarshipThis scholarship is offered through the Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS) by Thomas Dew, an avid outdoor sportsman, conservationist, and friend of the College of Natural Resources, in memory of his son. The scholarship aims to inspire the next generation of resource management leaders who support America’s longstanding traditions of hunting and fishing and maintaining quality habitat for wildlife. More information about RGS is available at www.ruffedgrousesociety.org.
Downsville Sportsman's Club ScholarshipThe Downsville Sportsmans Club, located in western Wisconsin, was initially created to manage the Downsville boat landing on the Red Cedar River and is now involved in many other civic endeavors. The Club established a scholarship endowment fund in UW-Stevens Point Foundation, which supports an annual scholarship for an upper-level student from Dunn County who has demonstrated a commitment to a natural resources career.
Eric Duffey Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship honors, Eric Duffey, a well-liked and spirited Wildlife student who passed away during his senior year in 2012. This year’s award supports a Wildlife student who has interests in sustainability and/or renewable energy and participates in the College’s annual Winterim Costa Rica Tropical Ecology trip (NRES 407/607), an experience that meant a lot to Eric. The trip provides a unique opportunity to experience another culture, study various types of ecosystems, learn about countless plant and animal species, study various techniques of utilizing renewable energy and establish bonds with fellow trip mates that last a lifetime.
DuPont ScholarshipDuPont has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs and thought leaders it can help find solutions to such global challenges such as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. This scholarship awards excellence in the water resources field. More information is available at www.dupont.com.
Todd Eisele Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship honors Todd Eisele, who grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, and was a 1974 graduate of West High School. Todd was passionate about the outdoors and loved to hunt and fish with his father, children, and brothers, providing many wonderful and fond family memories. He received a commendation from the Washington County Sheriff in 1995 for saving a family from their burning home. Todd served as president of UW-Stevens Point’s student chapter of The Wildlife Society, one of UW-Stevens Point’s largest student organizations, and graduated from the College in 1978.  He died in 2007 in Eden Prairie, Minnesota at age 50.
Robert J. Engelhard ScholarshipThis scholarship is made possible by the Robert & Barbara Knowlton/Robert J. Engelhard Scholarship Fund to honor the legacy of Robert Engelhard, Emeritus Professor of Forestry. A native of Milwaukee, Engelhard taught at UWSP from 1965-1991. He was a key driver in achieving accreditation for the forestry major at UWSP and led the development of the CNR’s renowned 6-week summer field experience, and the European Environmental Studies Seminar. His friend and colleague, Robert Knowlton, is Emeritus Professor of History and taught at UWSP from 1962-1992 with expertise in 19th century Mexico. His wife, Barbara, taught Spanish at UWSP and was active in faculty governance and the League of Women Voters.
Fessenbecker ScholarshipThis scholarship is presented by the Milwaukee Casting Club to encourage worthy junior and senior students from the Milwaukee area to pursue careers that ensure the long term health and management of Wisconsin’s lands and waterways. It is named in memory of lifetime members, Harold and George Fessenbecker, who founded the Club’s Scholarship Committee in 1980. They died in 2012 and 2009, respectively. The Club was founded in 1929 to promote target casting, but in recent years has taken a broader approach by promoting fishing, hunting, archery and trap shooting. More information can be found at www.milwaukeecastingclub.com.
Richard Frie Memorial - American Fisheries Society ScholarshipIn 1996, the Richard Frie Memorial scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Richard Frie, who was an Associate Professor of Fisheries at UW-Stevens Point from 1989 to 1995. Dr. Frie was also President of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Fisheries Society at the time of his death. The Chapter was established in 1972 with the purpose of fostering the professional development of fisheries managers, scientists, and students in Wisconsin.
Randall and Jacqueline Gavin ScholarshipRandall and Jacqueline Gavin live in Rock County in southern Wisconsin and are avid outdoors people and believe in the preservation of our natural resources. Longtime supporters of the College of Natural Resources, the Gavins provide this award to support a worthy student from Rock County who is majoring in natural resources and shares their passion for the outdoors.
Irving W. Gerhardt European Environmental Seminar ScholarshipA native of Neillsville, Wis., Irving W. Gerhardt taught high school agriculture in Dane County for 44 years. The Gerhardt Conservation Scholarships were established through an estate gift to UW-Stevens Point Foundation in 1996 with a gift of over $300,000. Mr. Gerhardt earned national recognition among his peers by receiving both the Honorary American Farmer Degree and the Teacher of Teachers Gold Award from the National Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association. These scholarships support students, attending this summer’s European Environmental Seminar, who were selected for their demonstration of leadership, character, and commitment to conservation.
Irving W. Gerhardt Treehaven ScholarshipThese scholarships support students, attending this summer’s six-week Field Techniques in Natural Resources course at Treehaven, who were selected for their demonstration of leadership, character, and commitment to conservation.
Grand River Marsh Turkey Club, Inc. ScholarshipThe Grand River Marsh Turkey Club was founded in 1992, in the Village of Marquette, Wis., by a group of sportsmen who wanted to facilitate the survival of turkeys being released only a few miles from town.  Today, proceeds from their fundraising activities are used for wildlife habitat, landowner payments, donations to local libraries for outdoor educational materials, outdoor sporting opportunities for disabled persons and scholarships for students in natural resources.
Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association ScholarshipThe Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association (GLTPA) was created in 2007 as the result of the merger of several related organizations. Today, GLTPA is a non-profit organization with 1,200 members in Wisconsin and Michigan, including loggers, truckers, sawmills, paper manufacturers, forest landowners, and forestry professionals. GLTPA leads the forest products industry in sustainable forest management through advocacy, professionalism, service to members, education, and training. More information can be found at gltpa.org.
Frank and Kathleen Haeni Forestry ScholarshipFrank and Kathleen Haeni, UWSP Class of 1970, created this scholarship in honor of their outstanding education, the willingness of faculty to help them succeed as students, and their appreciation for the natural environment.  They are proud that the tradition of openness and passion to further the education of students remains today.  Frank is a practicing naturalist and continues to follow this passion in all walks of life.  The generosity to create this fund is found in the great joy of giving back to the students that follow in their footsteps.
Frank and Kathleen Haeni Wildlife ScholarshipFrank and Kathleen Haeni, UWSP Class of 1970, created this scholarship in honor of their outstanding education, the willingness of faculty to help them succeed as students, and their appreciation for the natural environment. They are proud that the tradition of openness and passion to further the education of students remains today.  Frank is a practicing naturalist and continues to follow this passion in all walks of life. The generosity to create this fund is found in the great joy of giving back to the students that follow in their footsteps.
James and Ellen Hardin Wildlife Field ScholarshipThis endowed scholarship, established by family, alumni, and friends, honors the memory of Jim Hardin, a beloved member of the Wildlife faculty at UW-Stevens Point since 1978. Jim continued to advise students during his “retirement” until the fall of 2014, when he became ill and died in November 2014. This scholarship supports students who will serve as seasonal Wildlife teaching assistants at the College’s summer six-week Field Techniques in Natural Resources course, which Jim faithfully taught for many years.
James "Jay" Harvey Research AwardEstablished in memory of the late James R. “Jay” Harvey who earned his bachelor (1987) and masters (1991) degrees from the College of Natural Resources and worked as a research biologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The fund awards grants to qualified students toward the completion of scholarly research projects.
Hatfield Sportsman Club ScholarshipEstablished in 1952, the Hatfield Sportsman Club has worked to improve the habitat of Lake Arbutus and its surrounding area in west-central Wisconsin. Over the years, the Club has expanded its services to include support for a scholarship fund at UW-Stevens Point, the building of fish cribs, establishing Oxbow Trout Pond, installations of dry hydrants for fires and a siren for a storm warning, promoting aquatic plant growth in Lake Arbutus, and donations to various local organizations. This scholarship supports worthy students from Clark or Jackson counties who have an interest in natural resources and their protection and improvement.
Hayward Lakes Chapter of Muskies, Inc ScholarshipEstablished in 1978, the Hayward Lakes Chapter of Muskies Inc. is a non-profit fishing organization of 300 members and is part of a national organization of 6,000 members. The purpose of the club is to promote a high-quality muskellunge sport fishery through conservation practices such as catch and release, research, stocking, abatement of water pollution, and the promotion of fellowship and sportsmanship among men, women, and children. More information is available at www.muskiesinc-hayward.org. 
Richard and Joanne Tlachac Hehn ScholarshipThis scholarship was established by Joanne Tlachac Hehn as a tribute to her husband, Rich Hehn, who died on October 15, 2016, at the age of 66. He was known by his family and friends for his good humor and bear hugs and as an avid hunter and fisherman. In retirement, he established a career of volunteering. A Vietnam War veteran, he served with the VFW honor guard. Rich was a member of the Daniel Boone Conservation League, the Wisconsin BMW Motorcycle Club, and former treasurer of Great Lakes Sport Fishermen. He also volunteered for the Western New Mexico Aviation Heritage Museum.
William and Marvel Heikkinen Conservation ScholarshipThis scholarship honors the memory of William and Marvel Heikkinen who co-owned and operated Heikkinen Brothers Dairy and Forest Products in Brantwood, Wisconsin, for over 50 years. Working under a forest management plan developed in 1954, the farm produced pulp, saw bolts/sawlogs, Christmas trees, and dairy products, and was featured in a 1982 issue of Wisconsin Agriculturist magazine. The Heikkinens loved the outdoors and William enjoyed teaching others about sustainable forestry. Following retirement, they built their dream house where “they could still see the cows, but didn’t have to milk them.” This scholarship supports worthy students who might carry on their passion for conservation.
Michael Louis Hosbein Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship honors the life of Michael Hosbein, who earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 1979 with a double major in Soil Science and Resource Management, and a minor in Chemistry. The scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Soil Science or Resource Management.
Scott Irons Treehaven ScholarshipThis scholarship was established in memory of Scott Irons, who died from an accidental fall in 1985. Scott was born in Rockford, Illinois, and graduated from Hononegah High School. He received a degree in Wildlife at UW-Stevens Point in 1982. This scholarship is awarded to a CNR major who is a resident of Illinois and is attending the six-week Field Techniques in Natural Resources course at Treehaven.
Robert P. Javurek Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship honors the memory of Robert (Bob) Javurek, who died in 2010. Bob graduated from UW-Stevens Point with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History in 1973 and made the Dean’s List every single semester. Bob and his wife Kris taught their two daughters about the wonders of nature, the importance of friends and family and how to always finish what you start. Bob was a man of integrity who would go out of his way to help those around him and believed the word “can’t” should never be part of one’s vocabulary.
K.A.M.O./Joe Stecker-Kochanski Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship was established by K.A.M.O. (Kids And Mentors Outdoors) and Elaine Stecker-Kochanski in memory of Joe Stecker-Kochanski, a 1976 UW-Stevens Point forestry graduate who passed away in 2012. He worked as a ranger and assistant park manager prior to becoming manager of Buckhorn and Roche-A-Cri State Parks. Joe taught hunter safety classes for 20 years and was a founding member of K.A.M.O., which gets kids involved in the outdoors. Joe’s love for the outdoors was only exceeded by his desire to share it with others. The College awards this scholarship to a student who exhibits similar passion and beliefs.
Joseph Karban Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship was established in memory of Joe Karban, who was a student in the College of Natural Resources when he was killed in an automobile accident in 1980. It is awarded annually to a Wildlife major. In addition to creating this scholarship, Joe’s parents established a student lounge/conference room, dedicated to their son’s memory.
Dorothy Kopmeier Vallier ScholarshipThis award honors Dorothy Kopmeier Vallier, a lifelong naturalist, conservationist, and philanthropist from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who along with her husband Jacque, is a Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame inductee. Mr. and Mrs. Vallier donated the property near Tomahawk, Wis., that is now called Treehaven.  In addition to her legacy of support for Treehaven, the College of Natural Resources, and UW-Stevens Point, Mrs. Vallier also founded the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center in Milwaukee.  She passed away in 2013 at age 103. This scholarship is presented to a student who will be attending the six-week Field Techniques in Natural Resources course at Treehaven.
Marv and Sandy Kramer Summer Academic ScholarshipSponsored by the Marv and Sandy Kramer family, the purpose of this scholarship is to provide scholarships to undergraduate students who are attending the six-week Field Techniques in Natural Resources course at Treehaven. The Kramers, now retired, are active conservationists and once resided in Stevens Point, where Marv earned a Biology degree at UW-Stevens Point in 1962. He then went on to work as a biologist for several years at the USDA Agricultural Research Service, before he and Sandy developed their own enterprise in the health care industry.
Timothy G. Kroeff Field ScholarshipThis award honors Tim Kroeff, a 1975 alumnus who works for the Wisconsin DNR Sturgeon Bay unit as a Fisheries Management Technician and is a longstanding member of the DNR Northeast Region Dive Team. Tim believes strongly in the field-based education he received at UW-Stevens Point, and this scholarship endowment is his way of giving back to the program that helped him launch his 35-year career in fisheries management. This scholarship is awarded to students who will be attending the six-week Field Techniques in Natural Resources course at Treehaven this summer and serving as a teaching assistant in water resources or wildlife.
Gordon E. Kummer ScholarshipIn 1954 Gordon E. Kummer had the foresight to purchase land which is now known as “Treehaven.” He was responsible for the 35-mile network of roads winding throughout the property, as well as the planting of more than 175,000 trees. After his death in 1958, his family continued to operate “Treehaven Tree Farm.” In 1979, 950 acres of the tree farm was gifted to UW-Stevens Point Foundation to serve as a biological field station for the College of Natural Resources. The scholarship supports students attending the six-week Field Techniques in Natural Resources course at Treehaven.
William "Biff" Kummer Treehaven Stewardship ScholarshipThis scholarship honors William “Biff” Kummer, longtime volunteer, benefactor, and son of the late Gordon Kummer and the late Dorothy Kopmeier Kummer Vallier. The Kummer and Vallier families were the original donors of the Treehaven property near Tomahawk, Wis. During his 31-year university teaching career, Biff often served as a student mentor in wilderness adventures, mountaineering and arctic river paddling. He has been among UW-Stevens Point’s most committed and engaged volunteers, serving on the Treehaven Board of Advisors, the CNR Advisory Board and the UW-Stevens Point Foundation Board.  This scholarship supports students who will serve as seasonal teaching assistants (TA) at the College’s summer six-week Field Techniques in Natural Resources course at Treehaven.
Henry C. Kurtz Forestry ScholarshipThis scholarship is in memory of Henry Kurtz, who had a love for the land, especially pine forests. Henry owned a tree farm in Adams County, which was in the Nekoosa Tree Farm Family and at one time was named Tree Farmer of the Year. The tree farm was donated to the College of Natural Resources in 1996.
Mark John Kutz Memorial ScholarshipMark John Kutz graduated from UW-Stevens Point in 1996 with degrees in Wildlife Ecology and Biology. Born and raised in Winsted, Minnesota, Mark was a talented athlete and a National Honor Society student in high school. He had a great love for animals and the outdoors, which drew him to the College of Natural Resources, where he made many new and lasting friendships. His goal was to work in big game management but that dream was cut short when Mark lost his life in a car accident in 1997. This scholarship is presented by Mark’s family, friends, and fellow UW-Stevens Point alumni.
Lake Lawrence Property Owners ScholarshipThis scholarship is given in memory of all deceased members of the Lake Lawrence Property Owners Club.  The Club was founded in 1952 for the purpose of maintaining Lake Lawrence and to find answers to problems pertaining to the welfare of the lake and the property owners. The scholarship rewards a good student who is determined to achieve his/her educational goals.
Madison Fishing Expo ScholarshipThe Madison Fishing Expo (MFE) is a volunteer-driven, non-profit organization that has built one of the premier fishing shows in the region, drawing vendors and attendees from several states. Show profits are used for fish habitat projects, boating safety, youth fishing days, disabled fishing piers and many other endeavors relating to water resources in Wisconsin, including these scholarships. Since 1985, MFE has returned over $600,000 to various projects and organizations to improve fishing in Wisconsin. More information can be found at www.madfishexpo.com.
Martini Family ScholarshipFollowing his father’s passing in 2007, Harvey E. Martini, Jr. (Conservation, 1967), created the Martini Family Memorial Scholarship endowment as a way to honor and perpetuate the family’s conservation legacy and longstanding ties to UWSP and the Stevens Point community. Honored family members include Joseph H. and Marie Martini and their children – Richard Martini; Charles Martini; William Martini (’50); Joseph Martini (‘50); Harvey E. Martini, Sr. (’39); Marcelle Martini Hoerl (’42); Duane Martini Daniels; and Antoinette Martini Steckel.  This scholarship is awarded to a student who will be attending the six-week Field Techniques in Natural Resources course at Treehaven.
Jack Massopust Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship is presented by the Green Bay Moose Lodge “Rod and Gun Club” to a graduate student in Wildlife. The scholarship is in memory of Jack Massopust, a 1980 wildlife graduate who received his Master’s degree from UW-Stevens Point in 1985 and was involved in research on black bear ecology. Jack’s study was the first of its kind in Wisconsin, and involved radio tagging bears and studying their denning habits, productivity and territorial behaviors. He died in 1985 of a brain tumor triggered by an injury received while traveling in Canada on a research project.
Corky McReynolds Treehaven Leadership ScholarshipThis scholarship honors the career of Dr. Charles “Corky” McReynolds, who was hired in 1985 as the first director for the College’s new Treehaven facility and held that role for 30 years before retiring in 2015. Under his leadership, Treehaven eventually grew to be a nationally recognized year-round environmental learning center hosting nearly 20,000 visitors each year, including the College’s renowned 6-week Summer Field Course. This scholarship is supported by an endowment fund created by the Dorothy Kopmeier Vallier Foundation to support students attending the College’s Summer Field Course at Treehaven.
Gregory and Marsha Meissner ScholarshipThis scholarship is made possible by a gift to UW-Stevens Point Foundation by Greg and Marsha Meissner of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, founders of Meissner Landscape, Inc. Greg is a 1971 graduate of UWSP and an active member of Duck Unlimited. The Meissners are avid conservationists and nature lovers.
Mud Hen Lake Sportsman Club ScholarshipThis scholarship was made possible by a gift from the Mud Hen Lake Sportsman Club, a group of conservationists dedicated to the enhancement of the Mud Hen Lake region in Burnett County, Wisconsin. Initially formed about 50 years ago to solve water-related issues on the lake, the Club evolved to sponsor events and raffles that raised money for parks, boat landings, and other projects that enhanced the lake and its surrounding communities. The Club recently dissolved, directing some of the Club proceeds to support students who aspire to preserve, protect and enhance beautiful lakes and streams like Mud Hen Lake.
Arthur W. Mueller, Jr. Scholarships for Juniors and SeniorsThese scholarships are made possible by an endowment fund in UW-Stevens Point Foundation, established in 2002 by a gift from the estate of the late Arthur W. Mueller of West Bend, Wisconsin. Mr. Mueller, a gifted mathematician, taught at a number of private schools in Milwaukee and led a very frugal life. He operated a farm in West Bend with his brother. Proceeds from his half of the estate were designated “to help educate those students who, through their education and choice of career, will become leaders and guardians” of the land and environment Mr. Mueller loved so much.
Arthur W. Mueller, Jr. Sophomore ScholarshipThese scholarships are made possible by an endowment fund in UW-Stevens Point Foundation, established in 2002 by a gift from the estate of the late Arthur W. Mueller of West Bend, Wisconsin. Mr. Mueller, a gifted mathematician, taught at a number of private schools in Milwaukee and led a very frugal life. He operated a farm in West Bend with his brother. Proceeds from his half of the estate were designated “to help educate those students who, through their education and choice of career, will become leaders and guardians” of the land and environment Mr. Mueller loved so much.
Erik Munson Graduate ScholarshipThis scholarship was developed in memory of Erik S. Munson, a 1991 wildlife alumnus, who passed away in 1992 while working on his doctorate degree. His high scholastic achievement, dedication, and interest in avian biology were the inspiration for a graduate scholarship in his honor. Erik was passionately dedicated to the investigation of the ecology of birds, both in the classroom and in the field. He participated in several student-sponsored ornithological activities and frequently interacted with UW-Stevens Point faculty regarding their avian research. He often assisted undergraduate students with their bird-related interests.
Muskies Inc - Headwaters Chapter Memorial ScholarshipHeadwaters Chapter #12 Muskies, Inc. of Eagle River, Wisconsin, was founded in 1978 and has grown into the second-largest Chapter in the United States with over 400 members. In the last several years the Chapter has invested over $800,000 into various fisheries-related projects in North Central Wisconsin such as multiple youth programs, pier and boat landing facilities, Fishing Has No Boundaries for the physically impaired, invasive milfoil treatment and musky stocking. This scholarship honors the memory of the following members, whose support and dedication to the Chapter will never be forgotten:  Art Anderson; Stephen J. Bassler; Tom Botto; Mike Jajeaski; Larry Johnson; Bill Marsh; Chet Meyers; Duke Verkuilen.
Muskies Inc - Headwaters Chapter Memorial International ScholarshipHeadwaters Chapter #12 Muskies, Inc. of Eagle River, Wisconsin, was founded in 1978 and has grown into the second-largest Chapter in the United States with over 400 members. In the last several years the Chapter has invested over $800,000 into various fisheries-related projects in North Central Wisconsin such as multiple youth programs, pier and boat landing facilities, Fishing Has No Boundaries for the physically impaired, invasive milfoil treatment and musky stocking. This scholarship honors the memory of the following members, whose support and dedication to the Chapter will never be forgotten:  Art Anderson; Stephen J. Bassler; Tom Botto; Mike Jajeaski; Larry Johnson; Bill Marsh; Chet Meyers; Duke Verkuilen.
Musky Clubs Alliance of Wisconsin ScholarshipThe Musky Clubs Alliance of Wisconsin is an organization that coordinates the activities of 24 Musky clubs throughout the state. The goal of the Alliance is to improve musky fishing and fishing in general. They work cooperatively with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources through stocking and census programs. Every fall, the Alliance hosts the National Championship Musky Open in Eagle River, Wis., where over 1,000 anglers compete for prizes in this catch and release tournament. More information about the Musky Clubs Alliance of Wisconsin can be found at www.muskyclubsalliance.org.
Musky Clubs Alliance of Wisconsin - Mike James Memorial
This memorial scholarship is established by the Musky Clubs Alliance of Wisconsin in memory of Michael D. James, a Manufacturer’s Sales Representative for Ranger Boats. Mike James passed away in 2001 at the age of 46 from a heart attack. James was instrumental in establishing and supporting fundraising efforts to continue Wisconsin’s environmental preservation, particularly in regard to fish restocking, habitat research, and youth programs. His high moral and ethical character in his business practices, as well as his deep environmental concerns, is recognized by the awarding of this scholarship.
James Newman Treehaven ScholarshipThis scholarship honors the memory of Jim Newman, who was a member of the College of Natural Resources Forestry faculty for 25 years (1961-1985) and served as Assistant Dean. Newman is credited with establishing the forestry major and launching the College’s “summer camp” program, now a six-week summer field techniques course, a highlight of the College’s curriculum. Newman’s philosophy, still prominent now, is that the College exists to serve students and students are the College’s best recommendation.
Oregon Trail ScholarshipThe Oregon Trail Scholarship is made possible by Peter Seiler, a 1967 CNR graduate who majored in resource management and soils.  As a student, Mr. Seiler was a standout member of the varsity football team and went on to play the sport semi-professionally in Illinois and in the Northwestern U.S. before embarking on a long and successful career in crop insurance, primarily in the state of Washington. Reflecting his love for the history and legacy of the Oregon Trail along with his desire to give back to his alma mater, Mr. Seiler provides this scholarship to encourage the “pioneering spirit” in students who aspire to environmental careers.
Petenwell Castle Rock Property Owners Association ScholarshipThe Petenwell Castle Rock Property Owners Association was established in 1976 to promote the rights of the public so that full utilization of the lakes would be assured for all people. The Association hopes this scholarship will facilitate the dreams and goals of natural resources students at UW-Stevens Point who share its passion for the outdoors and its commitment to ensuring that such resources may be enjoyed by future generations.
Pishtaka Wildlife Society ScholarshipThe Pishtaka Wildlife Society, Inc. was founded in 1995 by a small group of dedicated conservationists. The group’s name was taken from the notations in Increase Lapham’s 1858 survey of the Fox River: the “Pishtaka Branch of Illinois.” The Society retains its goal of preserving rural activities and values, using its annual banquet proceeds to support such projects as youth hunts, mentor programs, wounded veteran deer hunts, annual walleye stocking in the Fox River, local school programs, and scholarships. This scholarship supports a student from the Burlington, Waterford or Rochester, WI area.
Thomas A. Plein ScholarshipThis scholarship is made possible by an endowment in UW-Stevens Point Foundation established by the Thomas A. Plein Foundation through the recommendation of Steve Plein, a nephew of the late Thomas A. Plein, who is a 1977 soils alumnus of the College of Natural Resources.
Thomas A. Plein Waterfowl and Wetlands ScholarshipThis scholarship is made possible by an endowment in UW-Stevens Point Foundation established by the Thomas A. Plein Foundation through the recommendation of Steve Plein, a nephew of the late Thomas A. Plein, who is a 1977 soils alumnus of the College of Natural Resources. This scholarship supports undergraduate Wildlife majors who are active members of a Ducks Unlimited Chapter or the UWSP Student Chapter of Ducks Unlimited.
Portage County Wildlife Fund ScholarshipThe Portage County Wildlife Fund (PCWF) was established to encourage the conservation and development of wildlife habitat in Portage County. In addition to providing scholarships in the College of Natural Resources, PCWF works closely with CNR student organizations on many different projects. Using proceeds from an annual fundraising banquet, they have supported the planting of wild rice and wild celery in the Stevens Point Flowage of the Wisconsin River, building and erecting wood duck nesting boxes and providing nesting platforms for eagles and ospreys. They were also instrumental in re-introducing wild turkeys into Portage County and help support research projects.
Portage County Wildlife Fund - Gib Zinda Memorial ScholarshipThe Portage County Wildlife Fund (PCWF) was established to encourage the conservation and development of wildlife habitat in Portage County. In addition to providing scholarships in the College of Natural Resources, PCWF works closely with CNR student organizations on many different projects. Using proceeds from an annual fundraising banquet, they have supported the planting of wild rice and wild celery in the Stevens Point Flowage of the Wisconsin River, building and erecting wood duck nesting boxes and providing nesting platforms for eagles and ospreys. They were also instrumental in re-introducing wild turkeys into Portage County and help support research projects.
Portage County Wildlife Fund - Norm VanProoyen Memorial ScholarshipThe Portage County Wildlife Fund (PCWF) was established to encourage the conservation and development of wildlife habitat in Portage County. In addition to providing scholarships in the College of Natural Resources, PCWF works closely with CNR student organizations on many different projects. Using proceeds from an annual fundraising banquet, they have supported the planting of wild rice and wild celery in the Stevens Point Flowage of the Wisconsin River, building and erecting wood duck nesting boxes and providing nesting platforms for eagles and ospreys. They were also instrumental in re-introducing wild turkeys into Portage County and help support research projects.
Poskin Lake Sportsmen's Club ScholarshipThe Poskin Lake Sportsmen’s Club strives to maintain and enhance the wildlife, fish, and forestry in Barron County, Wisconsin. The chapter maintains access to the Rockow Flowage for the public to enter the wetland area. It also maintains a wildlife sanctuary west of Poskin Lake and a 13-acre stand of pine. Working with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the club maintains water quality and stocks small walleyes in Poskin Lake. This scholarship supports students from Barron County majoring in natural resources.
Racine County Conservation League ScholarshipThe Racine County Conservation League offers scholarships to support natural resources majors from Racine County who are involved with extracurricular activities and professional organizations.
Jay Reed Conservation ScholarshipThis scholarship was created in memory of one of Wisconsin’s best known and respected outdoor writers, Jay Reed, who passed away in 2002. For nearly 40 years he wrote for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and The Milwaukee Journal. “Jay had a passion for conservation and the outdoors and this is one way to carry on his legacy,” said his widow, Christine Reed. “He paid a great deal of attention to the growing influence and academic and scholarly success at Stevens Point.” Proceeds from the sale of the book, “Thor & More: The Best-Loved Columns of Jay Reed” benefit this scholarship endowment in the UW-Stevens Point Foundation.
Safari Club International - Badgerland Chapter ScholarshipEstablished in 1972, Safari Club International (SCI) focuses its effort in two areas: protecting hunters’ rights and promoting wildlife conservation. A worldwide network of 55,000 members makes up 190 chapters. SCI encourages an appreciation for nature and wildlife so conservation efforts remain strong, while also fighting to protect our rich hunting heritage. More information is available at www.safariclub.org; www.scibadgerland.com and www.sciwi.org.
Safari Club International - Wisconsin Chapter ScholarshipEstablished in 1972, Safari Club International (SCI) focuses its effort in two areas: protecting hunters’ rights and promoting wildlife conservation. A worldwide network of 55,000 members makes up 190 chapters. SCI encourages an appreciation for nature and wildlife so conservation efforts remain strong, while also fighting to protect our rich hunting heritage. More information is available at www.safariclub.org; www.scibadgerland.com; www.sciwi.org.
Phil Sander Memorial Undergraduate Conservation ScholarshipThis scholarship honors the life of Phil Sander, a Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame inductee who passed away in 2006 at age 99.  Sander’s contributions to conservation were extensive and often behind the scenes. Among them were his efforts to preserve and protect an endangered tract of native prairie along the Lake Michigan shoreline, which led to the creation of the Chiwaukee Prairie, now one of the largest original tracts of native prairie habitat in Wisconsin. Sander was dedicated to educating future generations of the importance of knowing, honoring and protecting the natural balance of our natural world. More information is available at www.wchf.org/inductees/sander.html.
SavATree ScholarshipSavATree proudly provides stewardship for more than 26,000 properties throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Mid-West regions, promoting sustainable environments and the optimal relationship between people and their surroundings. As a premier tree, shrub and lawn care company, SavATree preserves and enhances residential, commercial and community properties, providing expertise in arboriculture and green options to help maintain healthy, safe and beautiful landscapes. The company believes that investing in today’s students helps build a foundation of arboriculture and horticultural enthusiasts to preserve and enhance our outdoor surroundings for future generations to enjoy.  More information is available at www.savatree.com.
John F. Schlicher Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship honors the memory of John F. Schlicher, a native of Darlington, Wisconsin, who earned bachelor (Wildlife/Fisheries, ’79) and master’s degrees (Education/Biology, ’91) from UW-Stevens Point. John was beloved as a schoolteacher in Ohio and Wisconsin (Beaver Dam and Schofield) and also worked for the Indiana Department of Environmental Management and, in recent years, was the Hazardous Materials Coordinator for Marathon County, Wisconsin. A lifetime member of the Wolf River Chapter of the Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association (WWOA), John loved the outdoors. This scholarship has a preference for students who have individual or family involvement in the Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association (WWOA).
Herbert J. Schneider Memorial ScholarshipHerb Schneider, who died in 2013 at age 83, left his mark on conservation during his 25-year career as a warden for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in Stevens Point and Woodruff. Choosing to remain a field warden throughout his career, despite chances for promotion, Herb had a hand in creating Standing Rocks County Park and the Dewey Marsh State Wildlife Area. He mentored students in the College. “People liked Herb,” said the late conservation editor and author George Rogers, “…even though he arrested some of them for conservation violations. That was his job. He was more than a brush cop. He was a dedicated conservationist.”
Mark and Eva Schroeder ScholarshipThis endowed scholarship was established in 2003 by Mark and Eva Schroeder of Riverside, California.  Mr. Schroeder, who passed away in 2010, is a 1936 alumnus of UW-Stevens Point. He worked for over 31 years as a research meteorologist for the National Weather Service and the U.S. Forest Service in the field of fire meteorology and fire danger rating. A World War II veteran, Mark served as a Weather Reconnaissance Officer and later retired from the Air Force as a Lieutenant Colonel. The scholarship is open to any UW-Stevens Point student majoring in natural resources with an interest in fire science.
Shadows on the Wolf ScholarshipEstablished in 1991, Shadows On The Wolf, Inc. aims to educate people about the Lower Wolf River (Shawano to Lake Winnebago) ecosystem, raise funds for improving the wildlife and fisheries habitat in that system, and provide people opportunities to enjoy this resource in a safe and sensible manner. More information can be found at shadowsonthewolf.org.
Byron Shaw ScholarshipThis scholarship honors the 32-year career of the late Byron Shaw, CNR Emeritus Professor and director of the Environmental Task Force Lab (now known as the Water and Environmental Analysis Lab), who retired in 2000 and passed away on October 21, 2016. The award is made possible by donations of family, friends, and alumni in honor of the contributions Byron made in the field of environmental quality. The Byron Shaw Water Resources Scholarship honors a student who has made a significant contribution to the Water and Environmental Analysis Lab.
Martha E. Sorensen Summer Camp ScholarshipThese scholarships were established in 1999 through a generous gift to an endowment from Martha Sorensen, who was a 1929 alumna of UW-Stevens Point’s School of Education. Following graduation, Martha spent more than 50 years as an educator in Wisconsin. In 1960, she was recruited by the State Department to go to Ethiopia and Burma as an elementary education advisor. A pioneer in Wisconsin’s conservation movement, Martha started the state’s first reforestation project on her family’s Waushara County farm in 1937, which eventually grew to over 300 acres of beautiful forestland. The awards go to students who will be attending the six-week Field Techniques in Natural Resources course at Treehaven.
Martha E. Sorensen Outstanding Awards Sophomore ScholarshipThese scholarships were established in 1999 through a generous gift to an endowment from Martha Sorensen, who was a 1929 alumna of UW-Stevens Point’s School of Education. Following graduation, Martha spent more than 50 years as an educator in Wisconsin. In 1960, she was recruited by the State Department to go to Ethiopia and Burma as an elementary education advisor. A pioneer in Wisconsin’s conservation movement, Martha started the state’s first reforestation project on her family’s Waushara County farm in 1937, which eventually grew to over 300 acres of beautiful forestland.
Martha E. Sorensen Outstanding Awards Junior ScholarshipThese scholarships were established in 1999 through a generous gift to an endowment from Martha Sorensen, who was a 1929 alumna of UW-Stevens Point’s School of Education. Following graduation, Martha spent more than 50 years as an educator in Wisconsin. In 1960, she was recruited by the State Department to go to Ethiopia and Burma as an elementary education advisor. A pioneer in Wisconsin’s conservation movement, Martha started the state’s first reforestation project on her family’s Waushara County farm in 1937, which eventually grew to over 300 acres of beautiful forestland.
Martha E. Sorensen Outstanding Awards Senior ScholarshipThese scholarships were established in 1999 through a generous gift to an endowment from Martha Sorensen, who was a 1929 alumna of UW-Stevens Point’s School of Education. Following graduation, Martha spent more than 50 years as an educator in Wisconsin. In 1960, she was recruited by the State Department to go to Ethiopia and Burma as an elementary education advisor. A pioneer in Wisconsin’s conservation movement, Martha started the state’s first reforestation project on her family’s Waushara County farm in 1937, which eventually grew to over 300 acres of beautiful forestland.
Martha E. Sorensen Outstanding Awards Paper Science and Chemical EngineeringThese scholarships were established in 1999 through a generous gift to an endowment from Martha Sorensen, who was a 1929 alumna of UW-Stevens Point’s School of Education. Following graduation, Martha spent more than 50 years as an educator in Wisconsin. In 1960, she was recruited by the State Department to go to Ethiopia and Burma as an elementary education advisor. A pioneer in Wisconsin’s conservation movement, Martha started the state’s first reforestation project on her family’s Waushara County farm in 1937, which eventually grew to over 300 acres of beautiful forestland.
Southern Brown County Conservation Club ScholarshipThe Southern Brown County Conservation Club was established by a group of local friends to help better the environment in the region. With the help of Ray Kliss, they are now a charter member of the Izaak Walton League of America. This scholarship is one of the many projects the Club supports and is intended to help students in any field of conservation to better their education and help our environment.
Earl Spangenberg Memorial ScholarshipDr. N. Earl Spangenberg, longtime professor of forestry and water resources, started the first student chapter of the AWRA and guided the chapter to create, market, and sell groundwater models that are used all over the country. This scholarship honors his 34-year career at UWSP and is made possible by donations from family and friends.  The scholarship is awarded to students who are excelling in water resources/hydrology and are active members in the student chapter of AWRA.
Douglas R. Stephens ScholarshipDoug Stephens of Peoria, Illinois, earned a degree in Wildlife Management from UW-Stevens Point in 1991. As a student, he worked on the Wisconsin Black Bear Research Project in northern Wisconsin, eventually serving as a project manager. Prior to departing for graduate studies, he accompanied the new manager to train him in tracking bear dens and collaring the cubs in the spring.  While in the field searching for a den, Doug suddenly fell ill and died. He was only 23 years old. This scholarship was established to benefit students who share the same passion for wildlife that Doug did.
Jane and Lawrence Sternberg Endowed ScholarshipsThis scholarship honors the memory of Jane and Lawrence Sternberg, longtime residents of Wausau, Wisconsin, who donated 126 acres of land to UWSP in 1992. Proceeds from the sale of the land support this scholarship. Jane and Lawrence were active civic leaders in the Wausau area for many years before passing away in 2007 and 2004, respectively. A successful accountant, banker, and real estate developer, Mr. Sternberg was also an avid game hunter and made numerous canoeing trips to the Boundary Waters of Minnesota and Canada. The Sternberg Scholarship supports worthy undergraduate students attending the CNR summer field techniques course.
Stan Szczytko Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Stanley Szczytko who taught in the College of Natural Resources from 1979 through 2012 before retiring in 2013 as Professor of Water Resources. For many years, he coordinated the College’s internship program and served as the Water Resources Discipline Coordinator, always caring deeply about students and the College’s future. Dr. Szczytko was an active and prolific scholar, publishing dozens of scientific papers and authoring three books, eventually earning the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for Plecoptera and Ephemeroptera. This scholarship supports a worthy student majoring in Fisheries and Water Resources.
Christine and Stanton Thomas Natural Resources Leader AwardThis scholarship endowment was initiated as a tribute to Christine and Stanton Thomas through support from a close friend. A UW-Stevens Point faculty member since 1980, Thomas has served as Dean of the College since 2005. Both she and her husband, an attorney, are avid outdoors people and conservationists. Dean Thomas is renowned for her 35+ year career in education, and her efforts to eliminate barriers for women and other citizen groups to become engaged participants in the outdoors.  This award recognizes students of junior status who demonstrate the potential to assume leadership roles at the state, national and international levels.
Daniel O. Trainer International Studies ScholarshipThis endowed scholarship – created by alumni, friends, and family following the dedication of the Trainer Natural Resources Building in 2007 – supports students participating in the College’s European Environmental Studies Seminar, a program established under the leadership of the late Dan Trainer, who was Dean from 1971 to 1989. The program was a favorite of Trainer’s and he made the trip with students several times. Under Trainer’s leadership, the College of Natural Resources became one of the largest and premier institutions of its kind in the nation.
Trout Unlimited - Frank Hornberg Chapter ScholarshipTrout Unlimited aims to conserve, protect and restore North America’s trout and salmon fisheries and their watersheds. The Frank Hornberg Chapter of Trout Unlimited is dedicated to restoring and enhancing trout habitat in Portage, Wood and Adams Counties. The chapter is renowned for the development and use of its own stream rehabilitation tools as well as an annual fly-fishing school for adults and youths.  Frank Hornberg (1882 – 1966) was the first game warden assigned to Portage County. A colorful character, he was known for developing the “Hornberg Special,” an artificial fly that can be fished as a dry fly or a streamer. In the 1940s the Weber Tackle Company of Stevens Point began marketing the Hornberg. It remains a popular fly today.
Trout Unlimited - SHAW-PACA Chapter Cold Water Research GrantTrout Unlimited (TU) aims to conserve, protect and restore North America’s trout and salmon fisheries and their watersheds. This scholarship is offered annually by the Shaw-Paca Chapter of Trout Unlimited to a worthy student in the field of cold-water resources. The Chapter hopes these students – tomorrow’s experts in the field – will help lead the way in future policies and ideas to benefit the sport of trout fishing. The scholarship winner is selected from an area served by the Shaw-Paca Chapter of TU or other chapters in the area and must be at least a junior in water resources or fisheries.
Twelve Apostles Muskie Club ScholarshipStevens Point musky enthusiast, Pete Stelmacher, founded the 12 Apostles Musky Club, Inc. Pete along with eleven other local anglers fished together for many years and called themselves the “12 Apostles”. In 1977 the group formally organized the 12 Apostles Musky Club Inc. for the purpose of promoting musky fishing in the Central Wisconsin area. The club has stocked 30,667 Common and Tiger Musky’s in the Wisconsin river since 1978. They have also worked closely with the Wisconsin  Department of Natural Resources pit tagging fish since 2001.
Jacque D. Vallier Memorial ScholarshipAmong the many gifts bestowed by the Vallier family to UW-Stevens Point, this scholarship endowment honors Jacque Vallier, a renowned high school Biology and Natural History teacher in Milwaukee who gave thousands of students an appreciation for nature and love of sciences. Created by Jacque’s wife, Dorothy, following his passing in 1996, the scholarship recognizes students for their organization involvement, academic achievement and potential for future success in their chosen field of natural resource conservation. The recipients will be attending the six-week Field Techniques in Natural Resources course at Treehaven this summer.
Wachtel Tree Science Urban Forestry ScholarshipAt Wachtel Tree Science, we practice the art and science of tree care. What sets us apart is quality people, a commitment to training and safety, along with using the newest technology and techniques. We work to keep trees healthy and beautiful, while at the same time not forgetting our history and responsibility to care for trees and the environment.  Our company is dominated by men and women graduates of UW Steven’s Point, we look forward to supporting UWSP and the next generation of urban forestry professionals.
Walleyes for Tomorrow ScholarshipWalleyes For Tomorrow was founded in 1991 with the goal of increasing the number of walleye in the public waters of Wisconsin through spawning habitat construction, enhancement, and rehabilitation. The total volunteer-run organization conducts fundraising activities annually to finance various projects and activities, often partnering with biologists and staff of the Wisconsin DNR, who provide invaluable advice and insight into walleye management. More information is available at walleyesfortomorrow.org.
Walleyes Unlimited USA ScholarshipWalleyes Unlimited, USA is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to the promotion of sport fishing. It is especially committed to teaching people to fish and enhancing understanding of freshwater species.  More information is available at www.walleyesunlimitedusa.org.
Waukesha County Conservation Alliance ScholarshipThe Waukesha County Conservation Alliance is affiliated with the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation, a dedicated and effective statewide network of sportspeople working at local, state, and national levels to develop and advance policies that protect fish and wildlife habitat, promote public access to lands and water for outdoor recreation and educate youth and adults about conservation and hunting issues.
Wetlands Conservation League, Inc. ScholarshipThis scholarship is made possible by a gift from the Wetlands Conservation League, Inc., of Portage County and supports a worthy student in UW-Stevens Point’s College of Natural Resources. More information is available about the League at wetlandsconservationleagueinc.com.
Whitetails Unlimited, Inc. ScholarshipWhitetails Unlimited, Inc. was founded in 1982 to educate the general public on the importance of study and management of whitetail deer, supporting programs that help ensure the present and future well being of the species and their habitat, strengthening land user/landowner relations, striving to reduce or eliminate poaching, improving the public image of hunters, reducing deer and vehicle collisions, providing guidance on reducing crop loss and improving wildlife habitat, promoting hunting as a deer management tool and encouraging involvement in hunter education programs.
Whitetails Unlimited - Southern Lakes Chapter Scholarship​Whitetails Unlimited, Inc. was founded in 1982 to educate the general public on the importance of study and management of whitetail deer, supporting programs that help ensure the present and future well being of the species and their habitat, strengthening land user/landowner relations, striving to reduce or eliminate poaching, improving the public image of hunters, reducing deer and vehicle collisions, providing guidance on reducing crop loss and improving wildlife habitat, promoting hunting as a deer management tool and encouraging involvement in hunter education programs.
The Wilderness Society - Gaylord Nelson Earth Day FellowshipsIn 1990, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Earth Day, The Wilderness Society honored its founder – Senator Gaylord Nelson – by creating the Gaylord Nelson Earth Day Fellowship Program.  The fellowships provide a lasting tribute to Senator Nelson – a founding member of the CNR Advisory Board – and the principles of environmental protection and conservation ethics he advocated throughout his lifetime.  These awards are given annually to graduate students who have made significant contributions toward promoting conservation ethics and environmental education.  The following recipients are all completing a Master of Science in Natural Resources with an emphasis in Environmental Education/Interpretation. More information is available at www.wilderness.org.
Wildland Fire Science ScholarshipThis scholarship was initiated to support students majoring in Wildland Fire Science in the College of Natural Resources. The Wildland Fire Science option was established in the fall of 2013 and is the first undergraduate program of its kind in the eastern United States and one of only a half dozen in the nation. The program teaches not only the complex science of how fire behaves and what fuels it, but also how prescribed fire can rejuvenate native plant and animal communities, reduce wildfire risk and promote ecosystem health.
Jack and Marion Wilson Conservation Leader AwardThis scholarship endowment was established in 2009 with a bequest from the estate of Jack and Marion Wilson of Fredonia, Wisconsin. Jack was in the wholesale and retail oil business for 45 years and owned the Fredonia-Belgium Oil Company for 20 years. He passed away on September 1994 and Marion died in May 2008. The Wilsons loved the outdoors and Jack was an avid duck hunter and trout fisherman, with a fondness for yellow Labrador retrievers. The Wilsons hoped “to provide assistance to promising students enrolled in the College who demonstrate a commitment to the environment and the preservation of our natural resources.”
Jack and Marion Wilson European Seminar ScholarshipThis scholarship endowment was established in 2009 with a bequest from the estate of Jack and Marion Wilson of Fredonia, Wisconsin. Jack was in the wholesale and retail oil business for 45 years and owned the Fredonia-Belgium Oil Company for 20 years. He passed away in September 1994 and Marion died in May 2008. The Wilsons loved the outdoors and Jack was an avid duck hunter and trout fisherman, with a fondness for yellow Labrador retrievers. The Wilsons hoped “to provide assistance to promising students enrolled in the College who demonstrate a commitment to the environment and the preservation of our natural resources.”
Jack and Marion Wilson Treehaven ScholarshipThis scholarship endowment was established in 2009 with a bequest from the estate of Jack and Marion Wilson of Fredonia, Wisconsin. Jack was in the wholesale and retail oil business for 45 years and owned the Fredonia-Belgium Oil Company for 20 years. He passed away in September 1994 and Marion died in May 2008. The Wilsons loved the outdoors and Jack was an avid duck hunter and trout fisherman, with a fondness for yellow Labrador retrievers. The Wilsons hoped “to provide assistance to promising students enrolled in the College who demonstrate a commitment to the environment and the preservation of our natural resources.”
Wilson Achievement - Fisheries and Water Scholarship 
Wilson Achievement - Forestry Scholarship 
Wilson Achievement - Resource Management Scholarship 
Wilson Achievement - Soil and Waste Resources Scholarship 
Wilson Achievement - Wildlife Scholarship 
Wilson Outstanding CNR Undergraduate Student Scholarship 
Wilson Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant Scholarship 
Wilson Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship 
Wilson Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Scholarship 
Wilson Outstanding Fisheries and Water Resources Student Scholarship 
Wilson Outstanding Forestry Student Scholarship 
Wilson Outstanding Resource Management Student Scholarship 
Wilson Outstanding Soil and Waste Resources Student Scholarship 
Wilson Outstanding Wildlife Student Scholarship 
Winnebago Conservation Club - Robert Zelhofer Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Robert Zelhofer, Sr. Robert was a lifelong resident of Winnebago County who had a love for the land and was an avid outdoors-man. A consummate volunteer, Bob especially enjoyed participating in sturgeon watches, which he did annually until he passed away.  An auxiliary police officer for 20 years, he was a member of Sturgeons for Tomorrow, the National Rifle Association and Pheasant’s Forever (Board of Directors), as well as a lifetime member of the Winnebago Conservation Club. It is hoped his memory will live on through this scholarship.
Wisconsin Agri-Business Association ScholarshipThe Wisconsin Agri-Business Association (WABA) Scholarship provides financial assistance for a student with an interest in soil fertility or pest management. Each year a student is chosen based on scholastic ability, financial need, and contributions to the University. More information about WABA is available at www.wiagribusiness.org.
Wisconsin Conservation Warden Association - Cordero "Cord" Rodriguez Memorial ScholarshipSince he was big enough to walk, Cordero “Cord” Rodriguez of Racine County, Wisconsin, loved to hunt and fish with his father and brother. Unlike most other Wisconsin youths, he knew from early on that he wanted to be involved in conservation and pursue a career in protecting wildlife. Cord’s goal was to attend college and eventually become a conservation warden, but his dreams were cut short by his tragic passing in 2012 at age 17.  It is his parents’ wish that others who share Cord’s passion for conservation and service to others might be supported through this scholarship.
Wisconsin Conservation Warden Association - Harold Hettrick Memorial ScholarshipBorn in 1927 in La Crosse, Wisconsin, Harold was a conservation warden, stationed in Friendship and Appleton from 1950-57. He was promoted to a chief training officer for the warden service in 1957. In 1967, he became the assistant chief warden, serving until his retirement in 1982. In retirement, he volunteered his time to many organizations and served as Wisconsin Outdoor Educator at the Sesquicentennial in Washington DC. He encouraged and counseled wardens, was a great promoter of the warden force and communicated his love of the outdoors, hunting and fishing to all. Harold passed away on February 1, 2004.
Wisconsin Conservation Warden Association - Andrew A. Krakow Memorial Scholarship
Andy Krakow was a Wisconsin Conservation Warden who was killed in the line of duty on June 5, 1990, as he assisted the Marquette County Sheriff’s Department on a domestic disturbance call. Andy graduated from UW-Stevens Point in 1971 with a major in Forestry. Friends and relatives of the Krakow family donated the funds to be used for a scholarship in Andy’s memory.
Wisconsin Conservation Warden Association - Tyler Kreinz Memorial ScholarshipTyler Kreinz of Beloit, Wisconsin, enlisted in the Army following high school and was deployed to Afghanistan as a Tanker and Army Scout. He planned to enroll in college and pursue his dream career with the DNR as a conservation warden after serving his country. However, on June 18, 2011, Tyler died in the line of duty during a night mission at age 21. His love of country, service to others and commitment to conservation is a shining example and part of a tradition of conservation wardens who have served their country in every military conflict dating back to the Civil War.
Wisconsin Conservation Warden Association - Emerson Noyes Memorial ScholarshipCarrying on a tradition started by his father – Wisconsin Hall of Fame Inductee Haskell Noyes, who died in 1946 – Emerson Noyes assumed the honor of presenting the coveted gold watches to many active and retired wardens who had achieved the pinnacle of a field warden’s career. Emerson faithfully carried on this family tradition until his passing in 2009, a tradition that continues to this day. For nearly a century, the Noyes family’s selfless commitment has recognized the individual dedication to natural resources protection and the ideal of striving for the highest possible standards of state service. This scholarship honors that commitment.
Wisconsin Hunter Education Instructor Association ScholarshipThe Wisconsin Hunter Education Instructor Association (WHEIA) cooperates with the Wisconsin DNR and with volunteer instructors throughout the state in the promotion and implementation of standardized Hunter Education Safety and Mentorship Programs. WHEIA’s primary focus is on safety and understanding the importance of “hands-on” training in the area of archery and firearms safety, tree stand safety, and associated outdoor safety for hunters of all ages prior to going afield. Through scholarships like this, WHEIA supports the continued education of young adults in their pursuit of outdoor resources careers, such as wildlife habitat conservation and restoration and warden/law enforcement careers.
Wisconsin Lakes Partnership ScholarshipThis scholarship is for students studying or researching in fields relevant to the preservation and enhancement of inland surface water resources in Wisconsin. Part of its intent is to honor the legacy of the leaders, staff and volunteers -- past and present – who have shown a commitment to the UW Extension Lakes program and the ongoing stewardship of Wisconsin’s precious water resources.
Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation ScholarshipWith its origins dating back to the Great Depression, today’s Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation, Inc., focuses its efforts on education to enable the human spirit to accomplish dreams and goals in the agricultural enterprise and in small rural communities.  To date, the Foundation has provided over $5.8 million in support to 5,000 individuals statewide with the hope that they will assume leadership roles in national and international agribusinesses and organizations. The Wisconsin Rural Opportunity Foundation, Inc. offers this scholarship to students from a Wisconsin family farm, who have financial need and who are entering or continuing study in Natural Resources.
Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association ScholarshipImproved technology has enabled cranberry growers to employ better management practices, ensuring Wisconsin’s place as a leader in cranberry production. Just as important, growers are also committed to using only those methods that do not harm our environment. Because of this commitment, cranberry growers have helped to preserve our wetlands, providing a natural habitat where plant and animal life flourish. More information is available at www.wiscran.org.
Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company Scholarship In honor of Cathy Wendt  Since its creation in 1907, Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company (WVIC) has been a pioneer in natural resource management. Privately owned and financed, it is the publicly chartered and regulated steward of one of the state's greatest resources, the Wisconsin River.  Today, WVIC operates the Wisconsin River Headwaters Reservoir System to maintain a uniform flow as practicable in the Wisconsin River and a reasonable balance among the benefits the water resource provides including water conservation, flood control, low flow augmentation, hydroelectric generation, water quality, wildlife, and recreation.
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation ScholarshipThe Wisconsin Wildlife Federation (WWF) is a Wisconsin federation of organizations and individuals devoted to hunting, fishing, trapping, and other outdoor activities. They are also devoted to education, serving its members, the people of Wisconsin and the nation, for today and the future by becoming a stronger, more effective, and recognized force for the sustainable use and protection of natural resources. The WWF has a long history of promoting environmental education. They led the nation in distribution of Wildlife Week kits, sponsored teacher training programs for Project WILD, are starting a new youth conservation camp and are also starting a program to financially assist students doing research in natural resources.
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Scholarship - William Aberg ScholarshipThis scholarship is dedicated to the memory of the late William J.P. Aberg, a founder of the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation and the National Wildlife Federation, who was instrumental in the writing and passage of such basic conservation acts as the establishment of a citizens policy body to determine natural resource management policy, forestry protection and development through a state mill tax and forest-crop law, acquisition of Horicon Marsh and acquisition of national forest areas in Wisconsin. He served with distinction for two terms on the former Wisconsin Conservation Commission, now the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board.
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Scholarship - Wayne "Paul" Abblebee ScholarshipWayne “Paul” Applebee, was an Avid Sportsmen and Fisherman, he worked on getting the problems of conservation out to the people through interaction with conservation clubs, and attendance to sport shows throughout the state.
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Scholarship - Gordon Bubolz ScholarshipThe scholarship originated with seed money from Gordon Bubolz and was a continuation of his many efforts in conservation. Included among his conservation works is the Bubolz Conservation Center near his hometown of Appleton, Wis. The Center and its buildings are used by a wide variety of conservation groups.
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Scholarship - Richard Hemp Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship is given to a student of good academic standing who is not opposed to hunting as a management tool and majoring in Forestry or Wildlife. In addition, the student should be interested in the field of outdoor journalism.
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Scholarship - Doctors Tom and Ann Johnston ScholarshipDrs Ann and Tom Johnston Scholarship is given in Honor of George Meyer for his work in conservation.
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Scholarship - Doctors Ann and Tom Johnston ScholarshipDrs Ann and Tom Johnston are avid conservationists working to preserve wildlife for future generations
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Scholarship - Allen Kube ScholarshipAllen is a long-time member of the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation. He received the Conservationist of the Year award. He is the founder and past chairman of the Wisconsin Waterfowl Hunter Conference. He received two WDNR special service awards. Allen continues to be an activist in the fight to preserve and enhance our Natural Resources.
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Scholarship - Carol Kube ScholarshipCarol Kube was a dedicated steward of our Natural Resources with a love of the natural world and its critters. She was honored for her contribution to waterfowl and wetland conservation. She received the State Water Quality Leadership award. May this scholarship enhance our wetlands conservation in her honor.
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Scholarship - William Peterburs, Jr. ScholarshipWilliam “Bill” Peterburs was the longtime Associate Director of the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation. 
Bill, who passed away in 1995, was an avid waterfowler and outdoors-man and was known throughout the state and nation for his work to ban the use of lead shot in waterfowl hunting. He led the fight for steel shot at a considerable cost of time and money to himself and his family. He had a cause to fight for and won.
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Scholarship - J.L. Schneider Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship is dedicated to the memory of the late J.L. Schneider. J.L. believed that one is never too old to learn. Mr. Schneider was a dairy farmer who worked with the soil conservation department to help pioneer strip and terrace farming.  When he wasn’t farming he taught hunter safety courses for 35 years, and worked at Poynette Game Farm, Marsh Haven, and Horicon Marsh on research projects and teaching about nature. J.L. was a man people looked up to and admired. He firmly believed education is never-ending and the earth was ours to protect and care for.
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Scholarship- James Wareing ScholarshipJames “Jim” Wareing was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities. He was a strong advocate for Environmental Education and fought hard for all conservation issues to preserve and protect the environment to make it better for future conservationists and anyone wanting to enjoy the outdoors.
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Scholarship - Les Woerpel ScholarshipLes Woerpel was involved in conservation nationally through his papers on pheasant management, pesticide use, water and water rights. He was an avid proponent of the Wilderness and Multiple Use and Sustained Yield Acts. In Wisconsin, his efforts helped establish the Chequamegon and Nicolet National Forests, the George W. Mead Wildlife Area, and the reintroduction of the prairie chicken in the Buena Vista Marsh. Les was commended by Governors Nelson and Knowles and by President Nixon for his leadership. Said Woerpel: “There is more to do than has already been done, and it needs to be done by cooperation, understanding and hard work…”
Worth ScholarshipNow in its third generation of family ownership spanning over 70 years, The Worth Company in Stevens Point is a world leader in innovative products that set the standard for the fishing tackle industry — split rings, casting spoons, spinner blades, clevises, swivels, beads, lure bodies, lure making tools, wire forming tools and machinery, fly tying vises and split ring pliers. The firm also offers custom designs in electroplating and finishing, metal stamping, machining, tool and die. This scholarship honors the memory of Joseph Worth, a principal of the corporation and is awarded annually to a graduate student. More information is available at www.worthco.com.
WWOA Forestry Leader ScholarshipThe Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association (WWOA), a nonprofit, educational organization, established in 1979 for and by Wisconsin’s private woodland owners interested in becoming better woodland stewards. Our members have developed this UW-Stevens Point scholarship for future foresters in support of the value of sustainable forestry and to ensure well-trained foresters will be available to serve Wisconsin’s private woodland owners. Presented to a forest management student demonstrating a passion for sustainable forestry and with proven a commitment to, and regularly practiced, service above self. In gratitude for the educational support provided by the College of Natural Resources and its alumni.
Yahara Fishing Club ScholarshipBased in Madison, Wisconsin, since 1946 the Yahara Fishing Club has been dedicated to fishing activities, conservation, social activities, education, and promoting habitat improvement and protection projects such as shoreline/stream bank improvement and lake access. Besides hosting fishing outings for all ages, monthly meetings, guest speakers and fishing seminars, the Yahara Fishing Club devote special attention to improving fishing conditions for the disabled and taking political action on issues that impact fishing. This scholarship is awarded to a UW-Stevens Point student from Dane County majoring in Water Resources or a related field with good academic standing. More information is available at www.yaharafishingclub.org.
Zabel Family ScholarshipThis scholarship was established by Chris and Cheryl Zabel and their son/daughter-in-law Nathan Zabel and Amanda Samson to support UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources students working toward a career in Environmental Education and Interpretation or Wildlife Ecology. This scholarship is a reflection of the family’s lifelong passion for natural resources and a strong belief in the importance of serving others.


Option #2: Additional CNR Scholarship Opportunities


The scholarships below are for CNR students but require a separate application process and are administered by outside organizations. Please follow the CNR Reporter or check this page regularly for details on the separate application processes. 


Also, visit the UW-Stevens Point Financial Aid and Scholarships office for information on additional scholarships available at UW-Stevens Point.

 Scholarships with separate application processes

Peter Haupt Memorial Scholarship

Sponsored by the Wisconsin Buck and Bear Club, this scholarship honors the memory of Peter “Pete” Haupt, Club founder, who sought to locate, score, and record trophy deer and bear from Wisconsin in national record books. The Club’s efforts have made Wisconsin a leader in recording trophy deer. Pete had many interests, hobbies, and causes, and Wisconsin’s natural resources pervaded them all. The Wisconsin Buck and Bear Club hope this scholarship will honor Pete’s legacy by inspiring young people to work with and preserve those resources. Pete died from cancer in 1994.
Long Lake Fishing Club Scholarship

The Long Lake Fishing Club scholarship assists worthy students majoring in Water Resources or Natural Resources.  To receive this scholarship, student applicants are asked to write an essay on a current topic that is relevant to shoreland or lakes management
Salmon Unlimited Scholarship

Salmon Unlimited (SU) of Wisconsin is a Racine-based organization formed in 1973 by individuals dedicated to supporting the Lake Michigan fishery. The organization has played a key role in helping establish and maintain a world-class salmon and trout fishery. SU is also dedicated to helping fisherman of all types enjoy this great resource, whether you are a big boat or small boat fisherman, an on-shore fisherman or a youngster just getting started. This scholarship supports students studying water resources, fisheries, or limnology. www.salmonunlimitedwisconsin.com
Whitetails Unlimited – Marshfield Chapter Scholarship

Whitetails Unlimited, Inc. was founded in 1982 to educate the general public on the importance of study and management of whitetail deer, supporting programs that help ensure the present and future well being of the species and their habitat, strengthening land user/landowner relations, striving to reduce or eliminate poaching, improving the public image of hunters, reducing deer and vehicle collisions, providing guidance on reducing crop loss and improving wildlife habitat, promoting hunting as a deer management tool and encouraging involvement in hunter education programs.
Wisconsin Bowhunters Association - Lyell Cowley Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is in memory of past officer and director, Lyell Cowley, who died of leukemia. Lyell was a teacher for many years and this is the Wisconsin Bowhunters Association’s way of ensuring that the education he believed in so strongly would continue.
Wisconsin Bowhunting Heritage Foundation

The Wisconsin Bowhunting Heritage Foundation formed with the express purpose of 1) Preserving and perpetuating the heritage of bowhunting, archery, and associated activities in Wisconsin; 2) Compiling, recording and displaying historical items significant to bowhunting and archery; 3) Providing educational opportunities and facilities relative to bowhunting and archery in Wisconsin. The Foundation currently maintains a museum, which is housed in the Wisconsin Bowhunters Association headquarters in Clintonville, Wis. More information is available at www.wisconsinbowhunters.org.

Wisconsin Traditional Archers Scholarship

The mission of the Wisconsin Traditional Archers (WTA) is to: promote responsible and ethical bowhunting practices and support other archery associations who do the same; to bring together people with common interest and appreciation of traditional archery equipment and methods with the purpose of increasing their knowledge, skill, and enjoyment of traditional archery; and to ensure the continuation of the traditions and skills passed down by the bowmen who came before us.


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Learn more about the scholarships we awarded last year through the video below or within our CNR Celebration Evening booklet at http://bit.ly/UWSPcnrCelebration.



​​For updated information on CNR scholarships contact:   

College of Natural Resources
Trainer Natural Resource Building
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI 54481 
E-mail: cnr@uwsp.edu
Phone: (715) 346-4617