We are excited you are interested in participating in FISC in 2020-2021! You are making a great choice for moving forward with your future goals of working in agriculture.

No matter which option you are interested in this year, you’ll need to fill out and submit an application to the FISC program. This ensures you are a UW-Madison student and are able to access all the resources campus offers.
completing an application form

See below for the application process and links to our application page.

As a reminder, some important dates to keep in mind:

Scholarship applications are due by August 1st

Program applications are due by August 25th

Applying is a 2-Step Process

NOTE: The FISC application is housed by the Division of Continuing Studies. When you select the application link you will leave the FISC website and be taken to their website instead. You will submit an application as a “University Special Student”. First, create a new account or log in to an existing one. After you fill out your background information in the application, be sure to select “Fall 2019” as your Admit Term and then choose “Farm and Industry Short Course”.

Step 1: Apply to FISC – APPLY NOW!

  • Create an account through the UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies
  • Submit your online application
  • Send your transcript to the Farm & Industry Short Course office

Step 2: Apply for FISC Scholarships – APPLY NOW!!

  • All applicants are highly encouraged to apply. You can apply before you receive an admissions decision
  • Scholarship application closes August 1

Transcripts: Applicants must mail an official high school or post-secondary transcript, depending upon the most recent school of attendance. (If a post-secondary transcript has fewer than 2 years of classwork reported, an applicant must also submit a high school transcript in addition to the post-secondary one). An application will be considered incomplete until an official transcript is received. Second year applicants do NOT need to submit a transcript unless otherwise instructed.

Mail all transcripts and additional application materials to:
Farm & Industry Short Course
University of Wisconsin – Madison
116 Agricultural Hall
1450 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Information for International Students

Besides completing the applications above, international applicants are required to submit additional documents in order for their application to be considered complete. Refer to the International Students page for details.