Undergraduate Programs

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CALS students receive more than $1.25 million annually in scholarship awards.

CALS has over 240 funds from which they award scholarships. Students from a variety of backgrounds receive awards.

The average scholarship award for CALS students is $2,500.

Explore hands-on experiences

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Research opportunities

Students can find many jobs within the Department of Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences and CALS. Positions are typically over the summer field season.

Postings can often be found on the Student Job Center (under “Agriculture and Natural Resources” or “STEM”) or the Nelson Institute job board.

Students may also contact faculty for available research opportunities.

Student Organizations

Students can find groups and events through the Wisconsin Involvement Network.

A few groups centered on agriculture and/or sustainability include:

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