University of Wisconsin-Superior Foundation Inc. Scholarships

 

The University of Wisconsin-Superior Foundation Inc. is a private corporation of university alumni and friends that provides scholarships and other forms of financial assistance to UW-Superior students. These scholarships are administered by a committee independent of the Financial Aid Office. Most Foundation scholarships are administered annually in the spring and distributed by the beginning of each academic year.

 

For information about Foundation scholarships:

 

 

 

Permanently endowed scholarships are listed below. A number of other scholarships are funded through annual gifts of individuals or organizations. More information may be obtained from the UW-Superior Foundation, Old Main, Room 237.

 

Scholarships are listed below by category. Some scholarships are listed in more than one category. Students may qualify for scholarships in more than one category.

 

 

Academic Merit or Financial Need

 

Bernice C. Anderson Scholarship. Full tuition to one or more students showing financial need. Incoming freshmen must be in the second quartile of their high school graduation class. Returning students must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

 

Richard I. Bong Memorial Scholarship. For new or continuing students of academic excellence.

 

Hans Bredahl Scholarship. For a full-time student with a minimum GPA of 3.0, majoring in any area and exhibiting financial need.

 

Donald and Laura Carroll Scholarship. For full-time undergraduate students who show financial need, and serve as student assistants to the program areas in which they are majoring, working no less than 10 and no more than 20 hours a week during each semester. Entering students must be in the top third of their graduating class. Returning students must have at least a 2.75 GPA to remain eligible.

 

Norton E. Croft Scholarship. For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

 

Caroline Erickson Scholarship. For an incoming freshman who is a graduate of a high school in northwestern Wisconsin, who is in the upper 20 percent of his or her class, and who has the recommendation of his or her high school principal.

 

Stuart J. and Florence S. Erickson Scholarship. Full tuition to students graduating in the top 25 percent of their high school class, or renewal based on achievement and minimum GPA of 2.5. Special consideration given to Native American applicants. Students must be enrolled full time and show financial need.

 

Clough Gates Scholarship. For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

 

Dr. and Mrs. Wasyl Halich Scholarship. For a sophomore, junior or senior majoring in history who shows academic merit and financial need.

 

Oluf Haugsrud Scholarship. For students of academic merit.

 

Hermanson Scholarship. For a freshman female who is a resident of rural Douglas County and is ranked in the upper 25th percentile of her high school graduating class.

 

Jim Dan Hill Scholarship. For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

 

Henry R. W. Knudsen Scholarship. For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

 

William and Sylvia Lange Memorial Scholarship. For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

 

Joe Long Leadership Scholarship. For students who have shown outstanding leadership, who have a minimum 2.25 grade point average, and who show financial need.

 

Flora Marie Loubert Scholarship. For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

 

Paul Meadows Memorial Scholarship. For a student with a 3.0 GPA or higher and in financial need.

 

Morgan and Elizabeth Murphy Scholarship. For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

 

Roger H. and Jane L. (DeBruyne) Nelson Scholarship. To support an annual scholarship given to one of the top five graduating seniors at St. Croix High School in Solon Springs, Wis. Scholarship funds will be awarded to the student at the beginning of his or her second year at UW-Superior, provided he or she has maintained a 3.0 grade point average in his or her first year at UW-Superior.

 

Optimist Club Scholarship. For students with an overall GPA of 3.0 or above, setting positive examples for youth and commitment to service to youth in their community.

 

 

Air Force ROTC

 

AFROTC Scholarship. For a UW-Superior student participating in Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps who is in good standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

 

Andy Borg - VFW Scholarship. For a student who is a veteran, or a student enrolled in Air Force ROTC.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Donald C. and Dorothy J. Peterson Scholarship. For students from Wisconsin, Michigan, or Minnesota enrolled at UW-Superior and in Air Force ROTC.

 

 

Art

 

Emile Mathis Art Scholarship. For any student or students pursuing a degree in art who demonstrate financial need. Available only to freshmen, incoming sophomore students, and freshmen-year recipients who may apply for the tuition for their sophomore year.

 

Ronald J. Mathis Art Scholarship. For any student or students pursuing a degree in art who demonstrates financial need. Available only to freshmen, incoming sophomore students, and freshmen-year recipients who may apply for the tuition for their sophomore year.

 

 

Business and Economics

 

Thea M. Anderson Scholarship. For students in economics, history, geography, political science, psychology or sociology, with preference to incoming freshmen.

 

Roderic and Joyce Campbell Business Scholarship. For students of academic merit majoring in any area of business.

  

William H. Munnings Scholarship. Awarded annually to four students: 1) An incoming student from Superior Senior High School; 2) a full-time junior or senior student majoring in business and economics; 3) a full-time junior or senior student majoring in teacher education; 4) a non-traditional student.

 

Leslie Olsen Scholarship. A scholarship for full tuition and books for a junior-level accounting major with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0. Scholarship continues through the recipientís senior year.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond E. Russell Scholarship. For students of academic merit majoring in any area of business.

 

 

Communicating Arts

 

Ahlgren Journalism Scholarship. For junior or senior students who have participated in radio, television or journalism activities.  Students may or may not be majoring in one of the mass communication-journalism disciplines.

  

Alpha Psi Omega Scholarship. For a sophomore, junior or senior of good academic achievement, financial need and proficiency in drama and another speech area.

 

Pacey Beers Scholarship. For students who are at least in their junior year but no further advanced academically than the first semester of their senior year, and who have completed at least two years of enrollment at UW-Superior. Students must major in theatre or music or both; have a minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.5, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 in their theatre or music major. Students shall have participated actively in any phase of the public performance activities of the theatre or music programs at UW-Superior.

 

Walter C. Bridges Scholarship. For students in journalism and communications who show academic merit and financial need.

 

Katz Family Scholarship. For an upper-division student of academic excellence majoring in speech communication.

 

Clifford J. Lue Scholarship. For students majoring in mass communication, preferably incoming freshmen.

 

Ben L. Munson Memorial Scholarship. For students pursuing a broadcasting career.

 

Kathryn Ohman Scholarship. For outstanding students in drama.

 

 

Distance Learning (Extended Degree) Program

 

Gus Frye Scholarship. Half of this annual scholarship is awarded to a student in the Distance Learning (extended degree) program and the other half to a student in teacher education.

 

Marcovich Extended Degree Scholarship. For students in the Distance Learning (extended degree) program.

 

Dr. and Mrs. Ross Stagner Scholarship. Given to three students, respectively, an undergraduate senior majoring in psychology, a Distance Learning (extended degree) student with psychology as one component of an individually designed major, and an undergraduate student majoring in English with an interest in poetry.

 

 

Fine Arts

 

Dorothy McKay Anderson Scholarship. For students in fine arts (art, music, speech) or English letters, preferably a graduate of a Superior or Duluth high school.

 

Paul and Lucile Holden Scholarship. For students of academic merit majoring in the fine and applied arts or letters and social sciences in fields other than English and history, preferably incoming freshmen.

 

Art Kruk-Jack Guckin Scholarship. For students majoring in painting or drawing, and based on financial need.

 

 

Geographic Area or Hometown

 

Tommy Downs Scholarship. For a graduate of Spooner (WI) High School, with the Foundation award being matched by the community of Spooner.

 

Caroline Erickson Scholarship. For an incoming freshman who is a graduate of a high school in northwestern Wisconsin, who is in the upper 20 percent of his or her class, and who has the recommendation of his or her high school principal.

 

Hermanson Scholarship. For a freshman female who is a resident of rural Douglas County and is ranked in the upper 25th percentile of her high school graduating class.

 

Myrl Bernadine Kremer-Camp Horseshoe Scholarship. A long-term loan for a graduate of Northwoods High School, Minong, Wis., to be returned to the UW-Superior Foundation at the recipientís discretion.

 

Judge and Mrs. Douglas Moodie Scholarship. For students from Superior or Douglas County, with emphasis on those majoring in legal studies.

 

William H. Munnings Scholarship. Awarded annually to four students: 1) An incoming student from Superior Senior High School; 2) a full-time junior or senior student majoring in business and economics; 3) a full-time junior or senior student majoring in teacher education; 4) a non-traditional student.

 

Roger H. and Jane L. (DeBruyne) Nelson Scholarship. To support an annual scholarship given to one of the top five graduating seniors at St. Croix High School in Solon Springs, Wis. Scholarship funds will be awarded to the student at the beginning of his or her second year at UW-Superior, provided he or she has maintained a 3.0 grade point average in his or her first year at UW-Superior.

 

 

Graduate Students

 

Ted Garver Scholarship. Annual $2,000 scholarship for a former menís hockey player completing his fifth year or pursuing a graduate degree at UW-Superior.

 

Fred N. Johnston Scholarship. For a graduate student enrolled in the educational administration program at UW-Superior.

 

 

International Students

 

Kate Rhodes Roberts Memorial Award. For aiding or assisting international students attending UW-Superior.

 

 

Library Science

 

Ed and Amy Greve Library Science Scholarships. Two scholarships of $1,500 each are awarded annually to entering students who minor in library science, or to students already enrolled at UW-Superior who have declared a library science minor. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The awards are renewable annually upon application and approval.

 

Two awards of $500 each are awarded annually to students enrolled at UW-Superior who have completed their baccalaureate degree with teaching certificate, and are seeking to enhance their credentials by working toward Library Media certification in either Wisconsin or Minnesota. Candidates must have completed one course in the UW-Superior Library Science program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

 

Four scholarships of $400 each are awarded to declared library science minors or to students working toward Library Media certification for professional development.

 

Hester Kyllo Scholarship. Annual scholarship awarded to a student pursuing a library science minor or library science certification.

 

 

Music

 

Pacey Beers Scholarship. For students who are at least in their junior year but no further advanced academically than the first semester of their senior year, and who have completed at least two years of enrollment at UW-Superior. Students must major in theatre or music or both; have a minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.5, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 in their theatre or music major. Students shall have participated actively in any phase of the public performance activities of the theatre or music programs at UW-Superior.

 

Eugenia Dorman Davidson Vocal Music Scholarship. Annual $500 scholarship for a female student majoring in music. Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and financial need.

 

Foltz-Schliep Scholarship. For a student in vocal music.

 

Ann Kimmes Memorial Scholarship. For students majoring in music with an emphasis on voice or violin.

 

Milton D. McLean Piano/Violin Scholarship. For students majoring in music, with emphasis on piano or violin.

 

Betty Musolf Scholarship. For new or continuing students majoring in music, with emphasis on piano.

 

Paul and Amy Tychsen Scholarship. For students of academic merit majoring in music, preferably incoming freshmen.

 

UW-Superior String Music Scholarship. For students who meet these criteria:

1. Must have achieved at least sophomore standing at the time the scholarship is awarded.

2. Must play one of the following instruments: violin, viola, cello or double bass.

3. Must study privately with a member of the UW-Superior music faculty.

4. Must be a member of the UW-Superior Chamber Orchestra.

5. Must be a teacher education major, except that in the case there is no teacher education major who meets all other criteria, the scholarship may be awarded to a music performance major who meets the other criteria.

 

Anthony Yano String Music Scholarship. For students in string music.

 

 

Non-Traditional Students

 

William H. Munnings Scholarship. Awarded annually to four students: 1) An incoming student from Superior Senior High School; 2) a full-time junior or senior student majoring in business and economics; 3) a full-time junior or senior student majoring in teacher education; 4) a non-traditional student.

 

 

Physical Education and Health

 

Phil J. Arlausky Scholarship. For an outstanding student in anatomy and physiology who is planning a career in a health field.

  

Edward L. Bolender Memorial Scholarship. For new or continuing students of high academic potential and performance majoring in the natural sciences and/or health professions.

 

Carl H. Daley Scholarship. Two awards are given annually. One is given to a full-time student with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.4 and majoring in political science, history or pre-law. The second is given to a full-time student submitting a 500-word-or-less essay regarding how they personally balance scholastic activity and achievement with personal health and physical fitness.

 

Dimarco Scholarship. For a freshman male student majoring in health and human performance based on financial need.

 

Glenn Gerdes Memorial Scholarship. For students in health promotion.

 

Denise Smith - Gay Knutson Scholarship. For a female student majoring in physical education.

 

 

Science and Mathematics - Computer Science

 

Edward L. Bolender Memorial Scholarship. For new or continuing students of high academic potential and performance majoring in the natural sciences and/or health professions.

 

Chemistry Department Scholarship. For students majoring in chemistry.

   

Dr. Nathan A. Coward Scholarship. For a student majoring in chemistry or medical technology.

 

Robert E. Dahlin Scholarship. For students in mathematics.

 

John O. Danielson Mathematics Scholarship. For students in mathematics, preferably incoming freshmen.

 

John Bloom Davis Scholarship. For a student in computer science or mathematics who shows financial need and has at least a 3.0 grade point average. Preference given to an international student first, and a woman second.

 

Janis K. Fisher Scholarship. For full-time continuing students of junior or senior status, 3.0 GPA or better, majoring in chemistry, physics, or mathematics.

 

Mabelle Gates Scholarship. For students in science, primarily in bird or nature study.

 

Hanson-Hulbert Mathematics Scholarship. For students in mathematics, of academic merit and with financial need, with preference for students planning to teach.

 

Loren and Holland Hutchinson Scholarship. For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen, majoring in physics.

 

Carl and Marion Jacobson Scholarship. For students planning to enter engineering school and preparing with subjects such as chemistry, physics, math, computer design, etc.

 

Lake Superior Research Institute Scholarship. For students majoring in program areas relating to environmental studies.

 

Emma Oexemann Scholarship. For students majoring in biology, preferably incoming freshmen in the top 15th percentile of their graduation class. Continuing students must have at least a 3.0 grade point average for the year immediately preceding the award.

 

Bibiana Roubal Memorial Scholarship. For students who have a comprehensive chemistry major or chemistry major along with a major or minor in biology or math. Otherwise, to students pursuing medicine, dentistry, nursing or other hospital technical occupations.

 

Edwin H. Schrieber Scholarship. For students of academic merit majoring in chemistry.

 

Carlton W. Smith Scholarship. For a junior or senior majoring in mathematics, with at least a 3.0 grade point average and financial need.

 

A. D. Whealdon Scholarship. For students of academic merit majoring in chemistry, preferably incoming freshmen.

 

 

Social Sciences and Humanities

 

Dorothy McKay Anderson Scholarship. For students in fine arts (art, music, speech) or English letters, preferably a graduate of a Superior or Duluth high school.

 

Thea M. Anderson Scholarship. For students in economics, history, geography, political science, psychology or sociology, with preference to incoming freshmen.

 

Ellen Clark History Scholarship. For students majoring in history, preferably incoming freshmen.

 

Carl H. Daley Scholarship. Two awards are given annually. One is given to a full-time student with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.4 and majoring in political science, history or pre-law. The second is given to a full-time student submitting a 500-word-or-less essay regarding how they personally balance scholastic activity and achievement with personal health and physical fitness.

 

Ruthanna Wood Davis Scholarship. Awarded to a female student majoring in psychology or sociology with a minor in women studies. The student must be in her junior year, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and have financial need.

 

Ernest Feidler Scholarship. For students in history or another field of the social sciences.

 

Paul and Lucile Holden Scholarship. For students of academic merit majoring in the fine and applied arts or letters and social sciences in fields other than English and history, preferably incoming freshmen.

 

J. Edgar Hoover Scholarship. For needy or deserving students in the criminal justice field.

 

Willis B. Hughes Humanities Scholarship. For a graduating senior who is accepted for enrollment in a graduate school in the field of history, philosophy, or languages and literature.

 

Jan Kuldau Memorial Scholarship. For a UW-Superior senior pursuing a school psychology degree at another university.

 

Nona MacQuilkin/Norman Christensen Scholarship. For students majoring in English, preferably incoming freshmen.

 

Judge and Mrs. Douglas Moodie Scholarship. For students from Superior or Douglas County, with emphasis on those majoring in legal studies.

 

Morgan and David Roberts Scholarship. For students of academic merit in the areas of history or in the social sciences.

 

Dr. and Mrs. Ross Stagner Scholarship. Given to three students, respectively, an undergraduate senior majoring in psychology, an extended degree student with psychology as one component of an individually designed major, and an undergraduate student majoring in English with an interest in poetry.

 

William A. Wenninger Humanities Scholarship. To be awarded to undergraduates who show academic promise in one of the humanities, namely history, literature or philosophy.

 

 

Social Work

 

St. Vincent DePaul Society Scholarship. For a junior or senior in good standing who has been formally admitted into the social work program.

 

 

Teacher Education

 

Erika Margaret Banker Scholarship. For students in teacher education.

 

Teddi Briddell-Dimitri Scholarship. For a full-time female junior majoring in elementary education with a 2.8 to 3.2 GPA.

 

Maurice L. Brown Scholarship. For students in teacher education.

 

Francis and Dolores DeVinck Scholarship. For full-time students majoring in education.

 

Elementary Education Scholarship. For new or continuing students in elementary education.

 

Gus Frye Scholarship. Half of this annual scholarship is awarded to a student in the Distance Learning program and the other half to a student in teacher education.

 

John P. Guckin Memorial Scholarship. For upper-class students of good achievement preparing for careers in science teaching.

 

Samuel Guello Scholarship. For students in teacher education.

 

Hanson-Hulbert Mathematics Scholarship. For students in mathematics, of academic merit and with financial need, with preference for students planning to teach.

 

Dorcas McPhail Johnson Scholarship. For freshman students majoring in teacher education and having a minimum GPA of 3.0.

 

Mary Baron Lenroot Scholarship. For students in elementary education.

 

William H. Munnings Scholarship. Awarded annually to four students: 1) An incoming student from Superior Senior High School; 2) a full-time junior or senior student majoring in business and economics; 3) a full-time junior or senior student majoring in teacher education; 4) a non-traditional student.

 

Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Nichols Scholarship. For students of academic merit, majoring in teacher education.

 

Richard and Ellen Oyaas Scholarship. For students majoring in elementary education.

 

 

Transportation and Logistics Management

 

CN Transportation and Logistics Management Fund. A $1,000 scholarship for junior-level students with a major in transportation and logistics management. Applicants must be full-time students with a minimum of four semesters until graduation. Preference is given for an average GPA above 3.0 in classes at UW-Superior. Preference is given but not required for related transportation and logistics work experience including related military service. The scholarship is contingent upon the student being admitted to the Department of Business and Economics.

 

A $1,500 scholarship for senior-level students with a major in transportation and logistics management. Must be full-time students with a minimum of two semesters until graduation.  Minimum GPA of 3.0 for business classes and minimum GPA of 3.0 for transportation and logistics classes at UW-Superior. Preference is given for research experience or publications in transportation or logistics but is not a requirement. Preference is given but not required for related transportation and logistics work experience including related military service.

 

Dr. Emmett Davidson Transportation and Logistics Management Scholarship. Annual $500 scholarship for a student majoring in transportation and logistics management. Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and financial need.

 

Delta Nu Alpha Scholarship. An annual scholarship awarded to a student studying transportation and logistics management at UW-Superior.

 

 

Upward Bound Program

 

Gulland Scholarship. One annual scholarship of $1,000 awarded to a student enrolled in the UW-Superior Upward Bound program. The student selected will have graduated from one of the following counties in northeast Minnesota or northwest Wisconsin: Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Lake, St. Louis, Crow Wing, Ashland, Bayfield, Douglas or Iron. The Upward Bound Scholarship may be renewed if the student maintains a 3.0 GPA or higher.

 

 

Veterans and Descendants

 

Andy Borg - VFW Scholarship. For a student who is a veteran, or a student enrolled in Air Force ROTC.

 

Gerald Christensen Scholarship. For students who are veterans, or sons or daughters of veterans.

 

Thomas Jorgensen Scholarship. For students who are veterans, or sons or daughters of veterans.

 

Joseph H. Moline Scholarship. For students who are veterans, or sons or daughters of veterans.

 

Donald Stone Memorial Scholarship. For students who are veterans, or sons or daughters of veterans.

 

VFW Scholarship. For students who are veterans, or the sons, grandsons, daughters or granddaughters of veterans.