Carl J. Weston Memorial Scholarship
Contact: Jennifer Hauxwell, Assistant Director for Research and Student Engagement, UW Sea Grant
If the application period is open, further details can be found here.

Established in 1995, the Carl J. Weston Memorial Scholarship fund provides support for deserving undergraduate students working on Wisconsin Sea Grant-supported projects. Funding source: Dr. and Mrs. Carl B. Weston.

Undergraduate students who are conducting research, under the guidance of a PI, on a Sea Grant-supported project are eligible to apply to this scholarship. Scholarship recipients will be awarded 750$. The scholarship application must include:

  • A copy of the student's academic record (transcripts)
  • A personal statement from the student explaining their career goals and how the research that they are conducting contributes to their personal and academic growth, and future career goals
  • A letter of support from the PI

Applications must be emailed to Jennifer Hauxwell at

Past winners have been: 

2016       Cristal Sanchez-Estrada

2012       Kaitlyn Taylor

2012       Morgan Schroeder

2011       Kathryn Ballard

2010       Alex Gooding

2010       Sue-Zanne Tan

2008       Jeremy Bates

2006       Caitlin Carlson

2005       Lili K. Prahl

2004       Meghan Olson

2002       Joseph Weber

2000       Sarah Pabian

1999       Andrea Droppo

1998       Sarah LaMartina

1997       Andre Taddeini