Douglas D. Sorenson Scholarship

Born in Glendale Wisconsin, Douglas D. Sorenson, earned his undergrad degrees in Soil Science and Agronomy, and then his M.S. in Soil Science all at the University of Wisconsin. He went on to teach at Mazomanie High School, but returned to the UW to earn another M.S. in agricultural journalism. Throughout his career, Mr. Sorenson worked on and off campus in a variety of positions within the Ag Journalism field. Both Mr. Sorenson, and his wife Juanita, established scholarships, and upon both of their deaths, their full philanthropy was accomplished.

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Eligibility Criteria
Awarded to undergraduate juniors or seniors or graduate students in CALS from rural Wisconsin majoring in Soil Science, Plant Science, Agricultural Journalism or Life Science Communication. A minimum GPA of 3.5 is required.

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College of Agricultural and Life Sciences