"Scholarships are the backbone of our program," says Jennifer Blazek, FISC Director. "They give us a valuable resource to successfully recruit and retain students. Because of support from foundations like the WROF, Inc. and alumni, any student interested in the short course program can receive financial assistance."
The FISC program continues to evolve to continually make classes more accessible. Next year, a non-credit, non-residential format will be adapted to offer a more flexible program to meet the constantly changing needs of Wisconsin's agribusiness community.
"The current two-term, residential student format no longer meets the needs of many farmers and other agribusiness owners who can't spare workers for four months in a year and who no longer see winter as a 'down-time' for their businesses," says College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Dean Kate
By supporting the WROF, Inc., you make educational opportunities available to rural Wisconsin's next generation and allow rural communities to thrive.