This scholarship is awarded to a student member of the Alpha Nu Omega fraternity who is completing his junior year, to be used for his senior year at Upper Iowa University.
Irene Humphry Anderson Scholarship in English (1992)
Established by Irene Humphry Anderson, an alumna, class of 1934, this scholarship is awarded to a deserving student majoring in English.
Babcock Scholarship (1953)
The estate of Mary E. Babcock provided for these scholarships.
Dr. G. C. Baker Memorial Scholarship in Science (1956)
To honor the memory of Dr. G. C. Baker, eminent scientist, and to encourage outstanding work in science, the late Mrs. Thelma Tidgwell Baker Rick established this annual award as a tuition scholarship to a sophomore student who has shown exceptional ability in science.
Charles G. Bell Scholarship in Art (1993)
This award was established by Charles Bell, class of 1967, to be awarded annually to a deserving student majoring in art.
Joe and Janet (Olson) Brady Scholarship (1999)
This scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving student with a grade point average of 2.75 or higher. Upper Iowa University was an important element in Joe and Janet's life. Joe would like to give thanks and pay tribute to the following people who played a key role in his education at UIU: Doc Dorman, Mrs. J. W. Dickman, Mrs. Coffman, Professor Raymond Deming, Professor Willis Harry Walker.
Ivadell Brause Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Education (1990)
Established in memory of Ivadell Brause, class of 1921 and former professor of English at Upper Iowa University, these scholarships are given by Henry and Helen Brause Wallace. The awards are given annually to students majoring in education, with preference given to students from Fayette County.
The Carver Scholars Program, funded and administered by the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust, is designed to help selected juniors and seniors who demonstrate the desire to succeed by overcoming significant obstacles to work toward a college degree.
Caudle-Holmes Scholarship (1992)
This scholarship was established by Verda (Caudle) Holmes for her husband, Leland (Les) Holmes, his parents, Charles and Anna Holmes, and her parents, Jesse and Rose Caudle.
Susan Angeline Collins Memorial Scholarship
This award is sponsored in recognition of the spirit and achievements of Susan Angeline Collins, daughter of slaves, missionary volunteer in Africa for 40 years and Upper Iowa's first African-American female graduate. The scholarship is awarded to an African-American woman majoring in some field of liberal arts, based on both scholastic and extracurricular achievement.
William R. Cook Award
This award is given to an outstanding student majoring in accounting.
CRC Press Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award
This award is given to the outstanding freshman student in chemistry. The award itself is a complimentary copy of the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, along with a commemorative scroll to be mounted inside the front cover. The handbook is a valuable resource tool for any science student.
Raymond Deming Scholarship in Mathematics
To recognize the dedicated service of Raymond Deming, former professor of mathematics, this scholarship is awarded to a student showing excellence in mathematics.
John William Dickman Endowed Scholarship (1992)
The John William Dickman Endowed Scholarship is awarded annually to the student who best exemplifies the character, loyalty, dedication and personal values of John William Dickman.
The John William Dickman Prize (1939-40)
The John William Dickman Prize, founded by Mrs. Della Maltbie Dickman in memory of her husband and former president of the University, is awarded annually to the two seniors who have made the best four-year records. The choice is made by vote of the faculty on the Rhodes scholarship basis, which includes scholarship, character, leadership and general accomplishments.
Lucille Dickman Scholarship (1995)
Given by Milo Maltbie in honor of his niece, Lucille, daughter of his sister, Adella Maltbie Dickman, and John W. Dickman, this scholarship is awarded to academically deserving students with a 2.5 grade point average or better.
Faculty Appreciation Scholarship given by Tesoriero, Foley and Wood (1993)
This award is made to an outstanding sophomore who is majoring in biology and chemistry, and if no double major is available, then biology or chemistry, favoring prechiropractic. The award is applied to the student's junior year financial aid package at Upper Iowa University. Prospective award recipients are recommended to the Honors and Awards Committee by the senior faculty member in the biology department and the chemistry department.
John and Honorine Falb Family Scholarship (1996)
This scholarship was established in memory of John and Honorine Falb. The family chose this as a fitting memorial that would demonstrate the affection and loyalty the Falb family has held for Upper Iowa University. The scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior music student for two years. The third year the fund is used to underwrite the cost of a guest performer or a music workshop.
Fayette Chamber of Commerce Award
This annual award in the form of a savings bond is presented by the Fayette Chamber of Commerce to a promising graduating business student who has made a contribution to the community of Fayette. Selection of the recipient is made by the Upper Iowa University business faculty.
Drs. Eugene E. and Mildred Everts Garbee Award (1968)
Originally established by memorial gifts to Harry Q. Everts, the fund was combined with memorials to Mildred Everts Garbee and Eugene E. Garbee. The scholarship is awarded annually.
Dean Gill Computer Award
This award is given anonymously to a deserving freshman student.
Blanche Cole Gloss Memorial Scholarship (1988)
Because of her family's long association with Upper Iowa University, Blanche Cole Gloss established this scholarship to be given to a deserving student.
Thomas Parker Goebel and Helen Goebel Scholarship (1993)
This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing their studies in science, given by Thomas Parker Goebel and the late Helen Goebel.
The Dr. Austin J. Goldsmith Book Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a deserving student majoring in biology, chemistry or mathematics with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, who is intending to pursue graduate studies toward an M.D., M.S. or Ph.D degree in the future. The scholarship is to be used toward the purchase of books for classes during the next academic year. The scholarship recipient will be chosen by the faculty of the Division of Science and Mathematics.
Dr. Louise P. Herring Scholarship (1984)
This scholarship is awarded annually to a student completing the sophomore year, to be selected by the English faculty on the basis of exemplary scholarship and sound character. Normally the scholarship is applied in equal portions to the student's tuition during the junior and senior years.
Herz Scholarship (1930)
Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Herz of Lead, South Dakota, established this scholarship. It is awarded annually by vote of the faculty to the sophomore student who has made the best record for the preceding two years, the selection being made on the basis of scholarship. The award is applied to the winner's tuition during the junior year at Upper Iowa, one-half of the amount each semester.
Iowa Society of CPAs Outstanding Accounting Major Award
Each year the Iowa Society of CPAs recognizes universities in Iowa and their outstanding accounting students. These awards are based on senior students with GPAs at or near 4.0.
Mrs. Ina Johnson Memorial Scholarship (1978)
The recipient of this annual award is a deserving student in the biology field, selected by the awards committee and the head of the biology department.
Paul "Spike" and Merriam Kelly Scholarship (1987)
Established by friends of Spike and Merriam Kelly, the award is given annually to a worthy student.
Margaret Share Kerfoot Scholarship (1960)
Established in memory of Margaret Share Kerfoot, this scholarship is to be awarded to a worthy student of exemplary Christian character and who has an academic record for the freshman year among the top five percent.
Irma K. Ledgerwood Endowed Scholarship (1997)
This award is made to a rising junior who has completed at least half of the course work leading to a degree in communications.
L. J. Lyons Scholarship in Biology
To recognize the dedicated service of L. J. Lyons, former professor of biology, this scholarship is awarded to a student with emphasis in the biological sciences.
Ruth Manuta Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is given in memory of Ruth Manuta, class of 1987, by her husband, David Manuta, in honor of her great love and appreciation of learning. It is awarded to deserving women students of nontraditional college age who are natives of northeast Iowa.
This award has been established by Dr. C. R. Marshall, former professor of management, to recognize an outstanding graduating senior majoring in a field of business.
Mike McCready Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2000 to honor Mike McCready, head wrestling coach and former athletic director at Upper Iowa University. This scholarship is awarded annually to a physical education major with a grade point average of 2.5 or above.
Joe Menges Scholarship in Business Administration (1959)
To recognize and encourage outstanding scholarship in business administration, the late Joe Menges, trustee, provided for this award as a tuition scholarship, given annually to a student who has shown exceptional promise in the field of business.
Upper Iowa University Grace Meyer Scholarship (1992)
These scholarships to honor Grace Meyer, Professor Emerita of English, are awarded annually at the end of the sophomore or junior year to students in the humanities based upon character, need and scholarship.
Helen J. Monserud Scholarship in Sociology (1977)
This scholarship was established for a deserving student majoring in sociology.
Margaret (Hall) Moore Endowed Scholarship (1996)
Established in memory of Margaret (Hall) Moore, this scholarship is awarded to a deserving single mother who continues to have responsibility for her children while seeking to complete a college degree.
Charles Morgan Scholarship (1988)
Established after the death of Charles Morgan, former member of the Upper Iowa University Board of Trustees, this scholarship is awarded annually.
Dr. J. M. and Zinita Dickman Murphy Scholarship (1995)
Established in honor of J. M. and Zinita Dickman Murphy, this scholarship is given to an academically deserving student.
Northeast Iowa Scholarship (1997)
Established in 1997, this endowed scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students from the northeast Iowa area.
Mrs. Richard Otley Improvement Award (1963)
This scholarship is to be awarded to a man and woman in the sophomore class who have made the greatest progress or improvement during the year.
Outstanding Student in Criminology
An inscribed plaque is awarded annually to the outstanding student in criminology.
Outstanding Student in Human Services
An inscribed plaque is awarded annually to the outstanding student in human services.
Outstanding Student in Psychology
An inscribed plaque is awarded annually to the outstanding student in psychology.
Outstanding Student in Sociology
An inscribed plaque is awarded annually to the outstanding student in sociology.
Edward L. Paine and Gertrude Pease Paine Scholarship (1996)
Established in memory of Edward L. Paine, '32, and Gertrude Pease Paine, '35, this scholarship is awarded to a student in the math/science field.
Pande Scholarship (1990)
These scholarships are awarded each year to deserving students.
Dr. J. D. Parker and Nellie K. Parker Scholarship (1968)
This scholarship was established by Mrs. Eleanor Parker Fox and Dr. Robert L. Fox in memory and in honor of Mrs. Fox's parents. The scholarship is given annually to a third-year student who has exceptionally high grades in the biological sciences and is recommended by the science faculty.
The Paul and Margaret Pickett Scholarship (1997)
The Paul and Margaret Pickett Scholarship is awarded to a recipient who is currently enrolled in, or has successfully completed, courses in calculus or advanced mathematics.
Lloyd Pleggenkuhle Memorial Scholarship (1990)
Established to honor the memory of Lloyd Pleggenkuhle, these scholarships are awarded to worthy students from the northeast Iowa area.
Presidential Scholarships are awarded to students who were originally accepted to Upper Iowa University with a high school or transfer GPA of 3.8 or above. The scholarship is renewable if the student maintains a GPA of 3.8 or above, and is currently available on a renewal basis only.
John Rippe Scholarship (2000)
This scholarship was established in 2000 in memory of Dr. John Rippe, class of '28. This scholarship is given annually to a student from Minnesota with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, who is well-rounded and actively involved in community and school activities. If there are no eligible students from Minnesota, a student from Iowa may be chosen.
Science Faculty Recognition Award
The Division of Science and Mathematics created this award to honor the most outstanding science student for the academic year. The recipient receives a plaque for this honor.
Michael David Selgelid Memorial Scholarship (1989)
In memory of their son, Michael David, Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Selgelid established this scholarship with funds raised through the efforts of their friends and Doc Dorman's "Old Time Peacocks."
Sodexho Campus Services Scholarship
These scholarships are awarded each year to deserving students.
Stivers Leadership Scholarship (2003)
Established by Louise Stivers Scott in honor of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. Robert Stivers, for the influence they have had on her life and work with students at Upper Iowa University. To be given annually to a rising sophomore, junior or senior with a minimum grade point average of 2.25. Faculty and staff will nominate students based on demonstrated qualities of honesty, integrity and leadership. The Honors and Awards Committee will select the recipient from the nominees.
Beulah Combs Thompson Scholarship (1972)
To honor outstanding students in music, this scholarship was established in memory of Beulah Combs Thompson. It is awarded annually as partial tuition.
Upper Iowa University Student Leadership Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1997 by the Upper Iowa University Student Government to recognize and encourage student leaders on the Fayette Campus. Student leaders are nominated by the students and selected by the Honors and Awards Committee.
Awarded through the Iowa College Foundation (ICF) to Iowa students from its member institutions, this scholarship is supported through a special educational endowment funded by the UPS Foundation and administered by the Foundation for Independent Higher Education. These scholarships are part of the total commitment from UPS to ensure that tomorrow's leaders get every possible opportunity to succeed.
Virgil Welch Scholarship in Education
Established to recognize the dedicated service of Virgil Welch, former professor of religious education, this scholarship is awarded to a student in education with an interest in religious education.
The Hoyt R. & Winifred Appelman Young Scholarship (1993)
This scholarship fund was established from the estate of Winifred A. Young, to be used for tuition grants to deserving students of the University.
Zecha-McCauley Scholarship (2003)
This scholarship was established by Gerald McCauley '61 and Dr. Allen Zecha to honor a second-year business student with an interest in international business. The student who receives this scholarship must have a 3.0 or higher grade point average, good leadership qualities and good character.
Academic Extension Scholarships
(Listed alphabetically by Center)
This scholarship is awarded to a deserving student from each Academic Extension learning center/program. Students are awarded based on grade point average, number of credit hours completed with Upper Iowa University and original essay.
Des Moines Center
Fort Leavenworth Center
Fort Polk Center
Fort Riley Center
Prairie du Chien Center