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Midwest Food Products Association Scholarship

The 2025 MWFPA Scholarship application period opens December 4, 2024! Scholarship applications should be postmarked or emailed by April 1st.

In 2024, the Midwest Food Products Association Scholarship awarded 24 scholarships to deserving children of parents or guardians who are employees of MWFPA member companies and are a high school senior or post-secondary student accepted into, or attending any post-secondary school, in the United States. A post-secondary school means an institution of higher education including a vocational and technical college, two-and four-year colleges and private trade schools. Winning applicants may attend these schools with any major of study.

2024 MWFPA Scholarship award recipients will receive at least $1,500.


Meriah Abendroth, Del Monte Foods, Markesan, WI

Brady Baker, Brakebush Brothers, Westfield, WI

Addison Baneck, Nortera Foods Inc., Fairwater, WI

Emma Bock, Del Monte Foods, Markesan, WI

Logan Cook, Seneca Foods, Hancock, WI

Scott Dunlap, Bush Brothers & Co., Knoxville, TN

Sophia Enter, Lakeside Foods, Manitowoc, WI

Lilliann Frasure, Urschel Labs, Chesterton, IN

Sophia Frasure, Urschel Labs, Chesterton, IN

Samuel Gupton, Seneca Foods, Montgomery, MN

Mariana Hernandez, Seneca Foods, Ripon, WI

Stephanie Hoekstra, Seneca Foods, Cambria, WI

Ethan Isselmann, Lakeside Foods, Manitowoc, WI

Matthew Isselmann, Lakeside Foods, Manitowoc, WI

Lauren King, Urschel Labs, Chesterton, IN

Madison Kwak, Chippewa Valley Bean, Menomonie, WI

Olivia Lese, WDS Construction, Beaver Dam, WI

Brandon Metzger, Harris Moran, Salem, OR

Lydia Popple, Silgan Containers, Savage, MN

Emily Rogne, Lakeside Foods, Manitowoc, WI

Jenna Runaas, Seneca Foods, Janesville, WI

Jordan Schwoerer, Endpoint Solutions, Franklin, WI

Maddy Steintl, Seneca Foods, Glencoe, MN

Julia Tse, Seneca Foods, Baraboo, WI

Carleton A. Friday Scholarship 
Kenneth G. Weckel Scholarship

The 2025 MWFPA Friday/Weckel Scholarship application period opens Dec 4, 2024! Scholarship applications should be postmarked or emailed by May 1st.

Both scholarships offer $2,500 awards to deserving undergraduate students who are majoring in agriculture or food science within the University of Wisconsin system (UW Madison, Platteville and River Falls).

Each student needs to complete only one application and required forms to apply for both the Carleton A. Friday and Kenneth G. Weckel scholarships. Please make sure you have printed a copy of the current year’s application/deadline or it will not be accepted (deadline for application submission and all required information is listed on the application forms). 

2024 Carlton A. Friday Scholarship Award Winners

Emma Mathison, UW Madison

Brianna Buechner, Wautoma HS/UW Platteville

Chad Achenbach, UW Platteville

Lindsey Berg, UW Madison

2024 Kenneth G. Weckel Scholarship Award Winners

Aliza Jacobs, UW Platteville

Aubrey Jothen, UW Platteville

Hannah Wieczorek, UW Platteville

Send Applications To:

Applications should be mailed by the date on the application to:

MWFPA – HR Committee
4600 American Pkwy, Suite 210 
Madison, WI 53718-8334


You can also email applications to:

Without the support of members and friends, we would not be able to offer these scholarships to deserving kids.


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