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2017 

Recipients Listed Alphabetically

Tyus Adkins
Coralville, IA

William Prochaska Endowed Scholarship
The William (Bill) Prochaska Endowed Scholarship is awarded annually to a student entering their junior year majoring in Physical Education and Coaching.  The student must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.  The scholarship will be used toward the students’ junior year expenses at UIU.  Mr. Prochaska (Coach Pro) and his family have given this scholarship in honor of his 50 year affiliation with UIU as an alum, coach, athletic director and faculty member.

Ashley Althoff
Volga, IA

Charles G. Bell Scholarship in Art
This award was established by Charles Bell, class of 1967, to be awarded annually to a deserving student majoring in art.

Jacquelyn Arbegast
Sheffield, IA

Bruce I. Campbell Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is available to a UIU student with a preference for graduates of the Rudd, Rockford, Marble Rock and Nora Springs Rock Falls school districts who are Floyd County residents and who demonstrate a financial need. Preference will also be given to students interested in pursuing a teaching and/or coaching career in smaller schools in Iowa or the Midwest and who are first generation college students or whose parents have minimal college backgrounds.

Lucille Dickman Scholarship
Given by Milo Maltbie, class of 1892, in honor of his niece, Lucille, class of 1922, 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.

Bridget Babcock
Kent, WA

School of Business Dean's Award - Savings Bond
This scholarship is awarded to a student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. In addition, a qualification essay of 200-250 words is required of each candidate. The School of Business Faculty will be responsible for the selection of the recipient based upon the essay responses.

Maria Babcock
West Des Moines, IA

Martha M. Moeller Scholarship
Funded by the Henry George Mackintosh Foundation, in honor of Martha Moeller, who attended UIU as a student in the 1890's. The scholarship is awarded to a student in good standing pursuing a degree in the Teacher Education Program with a preference given to a junior, senior or graduate level status.

Brittney Backes
Edgewood, IA

Warren W. Morgan Scholarship for Business Majors
Established after the death of Charles Morgan, class of 1942 and former member of the Upper Iowa University Board of Trustees, this scholarship is awarded annually.

Rebecca Bailey
Iowa City, IA

Lucille Dickman Scholarship
Given by Milo Maltbie, class of 1892, in honor of his niece, Lucille, class of 1922, 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.

Isaac Barrett
Denver, IA

Eischeid Athletic Scholarship
This scholarship is named in honor of legendary UIU Football Coach and Hall of Famer, Everett “Eb” Eischeid. The scholarship is to be awarded annually to a football student-athlete who is meeting NCAA progress toward degree requirements.

Zach Barrick
Minneapolis, MN

John William Dickman Endowed Scholarship
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, class of 1888, who served as a professor, dean, business officer, trustee and president of Upper Iowa University.

Lisa Beatty
Monona, IA

Foster Cass Foundation Student Scholarship
Foster Cass ’41 established this scholarship in honor of his parents, Rev. Frank W. Cass and Carrie Jackley Cass, and family members who are UIU alumni: Edward J. Cass ’38, Marjorie Swales Cass ’39 and Betty Cass Hersey ’43. The Cass family was the University’s neighbor for many years, and there is a plaque commemorating the location on Union Street. Mr. Cass had a distinguished career in public education in Iowa and California. The scholarship is primarily intended for high school graduates from North Fayette, Elkader or Maquoketa Valley high schools or the greater northeast Iowa area.

Vence Beches
Deridder, LA

Lucille Dickman Scholarship
Given by Milo Maltbie, class of 1892, in honor of his niece, Lucille, class of 1922, 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.

Sarah Benson
Minong, WI

The John William Dickman Prize
The John William Dickman Prize, founded by Mrs. Adella Maltbie Dickman in memory of her husband and former president of the University, is awarded annually to the 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.

Chad Bergmeier
Hudson, IA

Clark/Bowen Endowed Scholarship
Since 1973, Upper Iowa University has seen remarkable growth in the correspondence program, which today includes online, distance learning, and self-paced programs that have offered flexible learning to thousands of students worldwide. This scholarship was created by UIU in honor of Dr. Charles B. Clark and Roger Bowen. This scholarship will be awarded to an academically eligible recipient currently enrolled in a self-paced, online, or distance learning program and chosen by the Honors and Awards Committee. The recipient will be eligible to retain the scholarship while learning at Upper Iowa University. Help us honor these two pioneers in Upper Iowa University’s illustrious history with the creation of a scholarship in their names.

Ashley Beringer
Worthington, IA

The Hoyt R. & Winifred Appelman Young Scholarship Fund
This scholarship fund was established from the estate of Winifred A. Young, to be used for tuition grants to deserving students of the University.

The Perry Scholarship for Excellence in Teaching
This scholarship is awarded to a student of at least sophomore standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The student must be majoring in Education with aspirations of becoming an educator. It is also the Donor's intent to split the contribution into two $1,000 scholarships; awarded to one female student and one male student meeting the listed criteria.

Sean Bernier
Burnsville, MN

School of Business Dean's Award - Savings Bond
This scholarship is awarded to a student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. In addition, a qualification essay of 200-250 words is required of each candidate. The School of Business Faculty will be responsible for the selection of the recipient based upon the essay responses.

Joy Boehmer
New Hampton, IA

Helen J. Monserud Scholarship in Sociology
The Helen J. Monserud Scholarship in Sociology was established for a deserving student majoring in sociology. Dr. Monserud taught at Upper Iowa University from 1948-1971. This scholarship will be matched by Pamela Spear Bul;at who was both a student of and teaching assistant for Helen Monserud.

Ashley Brady
Central City, IA

Thomas Parker Goebel and Helen Goebel Scholarship
This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing their studies in science, given by Thomas Parker Goebel and the late Helen Goebel.

Kari Brannen
Des Moines, IA

Lucille Dickman Scholarship
Given by Milo Maltbie, class of 1892, in honor of his niece, Lucille, class of 1922, 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.

Jerricho Braun
Saint Charles, MN

Belknap Baker Family Scholarship
Established by Genevieve Belknap Baker, class of 1936, in honor of her husband, Carleton Baker, class of 1934, and the Belknap and Baker families. Fifteen members of the Belknap and Baker families graduated from Upper Iowa University from 1865 to 1991 over 125 years. Genevieve attended Upper Iowa University on a full scholarship offered by Mrs. John Dickman, widow of John Dickman, president of Upper Iowa University.

Ashley Brock
Severance, CO

Thomas Parker Goebel and Helen Goebel Scholarship
This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing their studies in science, given by Thomas Parker Goebel and the late Helen Goebel.

Katie Ann Brooks
Manchester, IA

Beulah Combs Thompson Scholarship
To honor outstanding students in the arts or humanities, this scholarship was established in memory of Beulah Combs Thompson, class of 1913. It is awarded annually as partial tuition.

Samuel Broome
Denver, IA

Lloyd Pleggenkuhle Memorial Scholarship
Established to honor the memory of Lloyd Pleggenkuhle, class of 1936 and former Trustee, this scholarship is awarded to a worthy student from the northeast Iowa area.

Molly Brougham
Moline, IL

John Rippe Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2000 in memory of Dr. John Rippe, class of 1928 and longtime member of the Board of Trustees. 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.

Haley Burgess
West Des Moines, IA

William F. and LaVonne I. Gutches Student Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed through the trust of La Vonne I. Gutches in memory of her husband, William F. Gutches, class of 1929 and an outstanding athlete at UIU, who went on to be a successful coach and athletic director. The award is to be given to a deserving student majoring in education or physical education and can be renewed if the recipient meets the established criteria.

Christina Buxton
Waterloo, IA

Michael David Selgelid Memorial Scholarship
In memory of their son, Michael David, Dr. and Mrs. O. C. Selgelid established this scholarship with funds raised through the efforts of their friends and Doc Dorman’s “Old Time Peacocks.” Dr. Selgelid, class of 1931 and an organizer of Doc Dorman’s Old Time Peacocks, was also a former Upper Iowa University Trustee.

Matthew Campbell
Hawkeye, IA

Alpha Nu Omega Association Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student member of the Alpha Nu Omega fraternity who is completing their junior year, to be used for their senior year at Upper Iowa University.

Adam Cannon
Westgate, IA

Lew Churbuck Scholarship
This award is made to a deserving student who chooses to pursue a career in the biological sciences after being inspired through instruction by Upper Iowa biology faculty.

Heidi Clement
Milwaukee, WI

Linda Haines Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Linda Haines, former Upper Iowa University associate vice president for Academic Extension, to support annual scholarships to deserving students enrolled in the Academic Extension program at Upper Iowa University.

Madison Corkery
Rowley, IA

Emma Meiners-Emerson/Alice Emerson-Hart Scholarship for Excellence in Teaching English
This scholarship is awarded to a student with a GPA of 3.75 or higher and majoring in English who is also a native of northeast Iowa.

Brett Cornforth
Rochester, MN

Pande Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence A. Pande, Jr., president of Professional Food-Service Management, Inc. (PFM). Upper Iowa University was the first food service account for PFM. The scholarship is awarded each year to deserving students.

Science Faculty Recognition Award
Science faculty created this award to honor the most outstanding science strudent for the academic year.

Torre Curran
Elkader, IA

Irma K. Ledgerwood Endowed Scholarship
This award, given in memory of Irma Ledgerwood, class of 1922, is made to a rising junior who has completed at least half of the course work leading to a degree in communications.

Jacob Dale
Hastings, MN

Faculty Appreciation Endowed Scholarship
This award, sponsored by alumni Dr. Richard Tesoriero, Dr. Donald Foley and Dr. Kurt Wood, 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.

Michael Dickason
Lansing, KS

Babcock Scholarship
The estate of Mary E. Babcock provided for these scholarships to honor the memory of Quintus C. Babcock, who settled in Fayette in 1857 and became one of Upper Iowa’s very first students.

Hannah Dotter
Minneapolis, MN

Environmental Leadership Scholarship
The Environmental Leadership Scholarship received its first donation in 2008 and was first awarded in 2015. The scholarship is awarded to a new or returning student with demonstrated career interest in environmental sustainability and solutions. Preference is given to students majoring in Environmental Science.

Madison Doyle
Rock Island, IL

CRC Press Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award
The award goes to the outstanding freshman student in Chemistry as chosen by the division

Dr. J. M. and Zinita Dickman Murphy Scholarship
Established in honor of Dr. J. M. Murphy, a former Upper Iowa University Trustee, and Zinita Dickman Murphy, class of 1918, this scholarship is given to an academically deserving student.

The Herz Scholarship Fund
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.

Thomas Parker Goebel and Helen Goebel Scholarship
This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing their studies in science, given by Thomas Parker Goebel and the late Helen Goebel.

Erin Drahozal
Cedar Rapids, IA

Dr. Louise P. Herring Scholarship
This scholarship, provided by Dr. Louise Herring, English professor at Upper Iowa University from 1966-1974, 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.

Ethan DuCharme
Caledonia, MN

The John and Reta Coleman Achievement in Science Award
The John and Reta Coleman Achievement in Science Award was established by Dr. Richard W. Coleman, former professor of biology, in memory of his parents, John and Reta Coleman. The recipient of this award has been selected for his/her achievement in science determined by the science faculty.

Mary Eaton
Cedar Rapids, IA

Lucille Dickman Scholarship
Given by Milo Maltbie, class of 1892, in honor of his niece, Lucille, class of 1922, 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.

Nicholas Engelhardt
Elkader, IA

Lloyd Pleggenkuhle Memorial Scholarship
Established to honor the memory of Lloyd Pleggenkuhle, class of 1936 and former Trustee, this scholarship is awarded to a worthy student from the northeast Iowa area.

Tyleah Ervin
Wilton, IA

Linda Haines Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Linda Haines, former Upper Iowa University associate vice president for Academic Extension, to support annual scholarships to deserving students enrolled in the Academic Extension program at Upper Iowa University.

Margaret Fontaine
Lawton, OK

Military Family Fund
This award is made to either a veteran or a spouse or dependent of a veteran & a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.

Emily Frank
Elizabeth, IL

Science Faculty Recognition Award
Science faculty created this award to honor the most outstanding science strudent for the academic year.

Thomas Parker Goebel and Helen Goebel Scholarship
This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing their studies in science, given by Thomas Parker Goebel and the late Helen Goebel.

Caitlyn Freese
Dumont, IA

Irene Humphrey Anderson Scholarship in English
Established by Irene Humphry Anderson, an alumna, class of 1934, this scholarship is awarded to a deserving student majoring in English.

Megan Gavin
Fayette, IA

The Herz Scholarship Fund
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.

Jamie Gehling
Grand Meadow, MN

Jacob D. Burling Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who has an agriculture background and interest, with preference given to a student majoring in an area with an Agriculture emphasis. The student must have a minimum GPA of 2.7.

Toni Lynn Gibbs
Conrad, IA

Dr. Louise P. Herring Scholarship
This scholarship, provided by Dr. Louise Herring, English professor at Upper Iowa University from 1966-1974, 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.

Dane Gillespie
Fountain, MN

Dr. Larry Seals Scholarship
This scholarship is given by Dr. Larry Seals ’86 and recognizes a scholar athlete of sophomore status with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who is majoring in communications, with preference given to those with a journalism emphasis. If there are no eligible student athletes who meet the criteria, the award may be made to any student of sophomore status meeting the criteria.

Michala Goodwin
New Hampton, IA

William R. Cook Scholarship
This award, funded by an annual gift with matching funds from William R. Cook, class of 1965 and a member of Upper Iowa’s Board of Trustees, is given to an outstanding junior majoring in accounting. Preference is given to students from northeast Iowa.

Tyshae Grayer
Chicago, IL

Ron Crooker Facilities Endowed Scholarship
The Ron Crooker Facilities Endowed Scholarship be established as an endowed fund from the Donor’s gift(s) to be used by Upper Iowa University to support one or more annual scholarships to deserving students in good academic standing who have worked in the UIU Facilities & Management Department and who show interest in pursuing a career in facilities management. Recommendation for recipients will be made by the Facilities Management team.

Jennifer Greif
Cedar Rapids, IA

Science Faculty Recognition Award
Science faculty created this award to honor the most outstanding science strudent for the academic year.

Teresa Hageman
Hawkeye, IA

Carlton W. Knight and Maxine R. Knight Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship pays tribute to Carlton W. Knight and Maxine R. Knight, proprietors of the former Knight Hardware, located on Fayette’s main street from 1900-1965. The annual award is intended for an incoming student. In establishing the scholarship, son Dr. Kip, class of 1962, and Eileen Knight stipulated the award shall provide financial assistance to a deserving individual from within the customer base or ‘trade area’ served by the family-owned and operated Knight’s Hardware with preference given to students who have participated in extracurricular activities, worked in the family business or family farm to ‘support or enhance their family standard of living’ and who have demonstrated a commitment to community service.

Zalea Hamblin
Worthington, MN

Phi Beta Delta Association Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student member of the Phi Beta Delta sorority who is completing their junior year, to be used for their senior year at Upper Iowa University.

Zory Hamblin
Worthington, MN

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participants (LSAMP)
Upper Iowa University is a member of the Iowa Illinois Nebraska STEM Partnership for Innovation in Research and Education (IINSPIRE), which brings together 16 community colleges, colleges and universities to broaden the participation of underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions in our region. Established under the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program and administered by the National Science Foundation, grant funding is designated for direct support of eligible UIU students, who are awarded on a competitive basis that includes consideration of academic achievements, research activities, and professional development.

Adam Hansen
Waukon, IA

Dr. Gary McVicker Scholarship
This scholarship for deserving students pursuing a major in natural sciences was established by Dr. Catherine McVicker in honor of her husband, Dr. Gary McVicker, class of ’63. Preference is given to graduates of Boone (Iowa) High School, and the scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to qualify.

Breanna Heichert
Andover, MN

William Prochaska Endowed Scholarship
The William (Bill) Prochaska Endowed Scholarship is awarded annually to a student entering their junior year majoring in Physical Education and Coaching.  The student must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.  The scholarship will be used toward the students’ junior year expenses at UIU.  Mr. Prochaska (Coach Pro) and his family have given this scholarship in honor of his 50 year affiliation with UIU as an alum, coach, athletic director and faculty member.

Chad Henrichs
Urbandale, IA

Margaret Share Kerfoot Scholarship
Established in memory of Margaret Share Kerfoot by her son, Harold L. Kerfoot, class of 1924, this scholarship is to be awarded to a student of outstanding character and who has an academic record for the freshman year among the top five percent.

Tessa Herron

Andres Education Scholarship
Established through a lead gift by Betty R. Andres, class of 1946, and matching funds from education alumni, this scholarship honors the contributions Betty and the late William A. Andres, class of 1948, have made to Upper Iowa University. This scholarship is awarded to a sophomore education student for use in the junior year. The scholarship is renewable for the student’s senior year if the criteria are still met.

Tessa Herron
Antigo, WI

Charles Morgan Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mr. Warren W. Morgan, alumnus and area businessman through a bequest in his will. The scholarship is awarded annually to students majoring in business with a preference for students residing in Fayette County or northeast Iowa. The recipient must be a junior who has completed at least half of the required program of studies. The scholarship is renewable for the student’s senior year if the criteria are still met.

Dustin Hoefs
Horicon, WI

School of Business Dean's Award - Savings Bond
This scholarship is awarded to a student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. In addition, a qualification essay of 200-250 words is required of each candidate. The School of Business Faculty will be responsible for the selection of the recipient based upon the essay responses.

Leah Holman
Reinbeck, IA

Mary Kimball Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a rising junior with a major in accounting and a GPA of 3.5 or above. The scholarship would be renewable for the same student in their senior year if they maintain the 3.5 GPA scholarship. If there are no eligible accounting majors, a business administration major can be considered.

Gabriella Holmes
Algona, IA

Faculty Appreciation Endowed Scholarship
This award, sponsored by alumni Dr. Richard Tesoriero, Dr. Donald Foley and Dr. Kurt Wood, 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.

Jacob Hoth
Sumner, IA

Northeast Iowa Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Established in 1997, this endowed scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students from the northeast Iowa area, with preference given to students from Oelwein.

Jessica Hupp
Cedar Rapids, IA

The Mrs. Richard Otley Improvement Award
This scholarship is awarded to a man and woman in the sophomore class who have made the greatest progress or improvement during the year. The award is based on improvement in scholastic performance.

Garrett Johnston
Linden, IA

American Legion of Iowa Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is provided at Upper Iowa University in support of military families on behalf of the American Legion of Iowa Foundation with the assistance of Post 339 in Fayette. The scholarship is awarded to a veteran, spouse of a veteran or a dependent child of a veteran and a residence of Iowa. Upper Iowa University has a long history of supporting the military and is recognized as a military-friendly university.

Dakota Jones
Ackley, IA

Distinguished Student in the Computer Sciences
This plaque is given to students with outstanding academic achievement in Information Technology. The scholarship was established to also recognize Information Technology students who are actively involved in community service and committed to professionalism, integrity and developing effective interpersonal communication capabilities.

Stacie Jones
West Des Moines, IA

Clark/Bowen Endowed Scholarship
Since 1973, Upper Iowa University has seen remarkable growth in the correspondence program, which today includes online, distance learning, and self-paced programs that have offered flexible learning to thousands of students worldwide. This scholarship was created by UIU in honor of Dr. Charles B. Clark and Roger Bowen. This scholarship will be awarded to an academically eligible recipient currently enrolled in a self-paced, online, or distance learning program and chosen by the Honors and Awards Committee. The recipient will be eligible to retain the scholarship while learning at Upper Iowa University. Help us honor these two pioneers in Upper Iowa University’s illustrious history with the creation of a scholarship in their names.

Andria Kakacek
Solon, IA

The Paul and Margaret Pickett Scholarship
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. Dr. Paul Pickett was professor of education from 1953 to 1975 and appreciated the importance of mathematics in one’s overall learning.

Tammy Kalt
Janesville, WI

Babcock Scholarship
The estate of Mary E. Babcock provided for these scholarships to honor the memory of Quintus C. Babcock, who settled in Fayette in 1857 and became one of Upper Iowa’s very first students.

Emily Kisch
Elgin, IL

Dr. G.C. Baker Memorial Scholarship in Science
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.

Luke Kloft
Dubuque, IA

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 School of Science and Mathematics.

Kelly Korntved
Janesville, WI

"Paul "Spike" & Merriam Kelly Scholarship"
Established by friends of Spike and Merriam Kelly, both of the class of 1924, this award is given annually to a worthy student.

Kelci Krull
Clarksville, IA

American Legion of Iowa Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is provided at Upper Iowa University in support of military families on behalf of the American Legion of Iowa Foundation with the assistance of Post 339 in Fayette. The scholarship is awarded to a veteran, spouse of a veteran or a dependent child of a veteran and a residence of Iowa. Upper Iowa University has a long history of supporting the military and is recognized as a military-friendly university.

Jessica Nicole Kruse
Hiawatha, IA

William F. and LaVonne I. Gutches Student Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed through the trust of La Vonne I. Gutches in memory of her husband, William F. Gutches, class of 1929 and an outstanding athlete at UIU, who went on to be a successful coach and athletic director. The award is to be given to a deserving student majoring in physical education and can be renewed if the recipient meets the established criteria.

Ashley Larson
Sumner, IA

William R. Cook Scholarship
This award, funded by an annual gift with matching funds from William R. Cook, class of 1965 and a member of Upper Iowa’s Board of Trustees, is given to an outstanding junior majoring in accounting. Preference is given to students from northeast Iowa.

Aubrey Lasche
Solon, IA

Thomas Parker Goebel and Helen Goebel Scholarship
This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing their studies in science, given by Thomas Parker Goebel and the late Helen Goebel.

Alison Leuchtenmacher
Elgin, IA

Northeast Iowa Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Established in 1997, this endowed scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students from the northeast Iowa area, with preference given to students from Oelwein.

Ralph Kauten Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman from the West Central (Maynard, Iowa), North Fayette (West Union, Iowa) or Valley (Elgin, Iowa) school districts. The scholarship is renewable if the student continues to maintain the academic criteria.

Llani Main
Omaha, NE

Stivers Leadership Scholarship
Established by Louise Stivers Scott, in memory of her parents, B. Robert (Circuit Judge) and Joan (President of Sue Bennett College) Stivers. Faculty and staff nominate students based on demonstrated qualities of honesty, integrity and leadership.

Katelyn McDermott
Waterloo, IA

Caudle-Holmes Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Verda (Caudle) Holmes, class of 1934, for her husband, Leland (Les) Holmes, class of 1933, his parents, Charles and Anna Holmes, and her parents, Jesse and Rose Caudle.

Madison Meier
Cedar Rapids, IA

Andres Education Scholarship
Established through a lead gift by Betty R. Andres, class of 1946, and matching funds from education alumni, this scholarship honors the contributions Betty and the late William A. Andres, class of 1948, have made to Upper Iowa University. This scholarship is awarded to a sophomore education student for use in the junior year. The scholarship is renewable for the student’s senior year if the criteria are still met.

J. Paul & Sharroll Richards Scholarship
This scholarship was established by J. Paul and Sharroll Richards to be given to one or more deserving students pursuing teacher licensure at the elementary or secondary level. Eligible recipients must be a native of Iowa, Minnesota or Wisconsin and must be a student-athlete participating in a sport that hosts events a the Fayette campus. Preference will be given to a student with interest in becoming a certified coach.

Thea Meyer
Waukon, IA

Emma Meiners-Emerson/Alice Emerson-Hart Scholarship for Excellence in Teaching Elementary Education
This scholarship is awarded to a student with a GPA of 3.75 or higher and majoring in Elementary Education who is also a native of northeast Iowa.

Gabrielle Mohs
Fredericksburg, IA

Northeast Iowa Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Established in 1997, this endowed scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students from the northeast Iowa area, with preference given to students from Oelwein.

Tehra Moore
Webster City, IA

Extended University Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to deserving students from the Academic Extension. Students are awarded based on grade point average and number of credit hours completed with Upper Iowa.

Cory Mullins
West Des Moines, IA

Zecha-McCauley Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Gerald McCauley, class of 1961 and a former member of the Board of Trustees, and Dr. Allen Zecha, an entrepreneur and friend of the University, to honor a second-year business student with an interest in international business. The student who receives this scholarship must have a 3.5 or higher grade point average, good leadership qualities and good character.

Erik Murry
Columbus Junction, IA

William F. Baker Science Memorial Award
The William F. Baker Science Memorial Award was established in 1953 by the William F. Baker family. The memorial provides for one or two prizes each year for the best herbarium collection by a student.

Cody Nelson
Greene, IA

Beecher Beal and Bertha Beal Roberts/Thomas R. Roberts Student Scholarship
Dr. Mary Margaret Roberts, Col. Lucile M. Roberts and Mrs. Ruth E. Roberts Peacock estab-lished the Beecher Beal and Bertha Beal Roberts/Thomas R. Roberts Student Scholarship in memory of their uncle, Beecher B. Beal, class of 1907, and their parents, Bertha (Beal) Roberts, class of 1907, and Thomas R. Roberts, class of 1905. This is an annual award for one or more students pursuing a career in education, ministry, social work, medicine or nursing. Students must also have earned a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have a record of extracurricular involvement, with preference given to students residing in Butler or Floyd County, Iowa. The award is renewable if the recipient continues to meet the criteria.

Shannon Nix
Plato, MN

Lucille Dickman Scholarship
Given by Milo Maltbie, class of 1892, in honor of his niece, Lucille, class of 1922, 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.

Joshua Norris
Huxley, IA

Drs. Eugene E. and Mildred Everts Garbee Award
This award was created by memorials honoring Dr. Eugene E. Garbee, Upper Iowa University’s fifteenth president, and his wife, Dr. Mildred Everts Garbee. Dr. Eugene Garbee was president of Upper Iowa from 1952 to 1970.

Joshua Norris

Thomas Parker Goebel and Helen Goebel Scholarship
This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing their studies in science, given by Thomas Parker Goebel and the late Helen Goebel.

Jack O'Callaghan
Chicago, IL

Distinguished Student in the Computer Sciences
This plaque is given to students with outstanding academic achievement in Information Technology. The scholarship was established to also recognize Information Technology students who are actively involved in community service and committed to professionalism, integrity and developing effective interpersonal communication capabilities.

Samantha Ofstad
Hurley, WI

Mike McCready Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2000 to honor Mike McCready, former head wrestling coach and 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.

Teri Ott
Cross Plains, WI

Military Family Fund
This award is made to either a veteran or a spouse or dependent of a veteran & a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.

Sally Paczosa
wheeling , il

Tri-State Alumni Chapter Scholarship
This scholarship shall be awarded to a student who resides in the Tri-State Alumni Chapter region which includes Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Washington D.C. The student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Georgeen Paisley
Bronx, NY

Susan Angeline Collins Memorial Scholarship
This award is sponsored in recognition of the spirit and achievements of Susan Angeline Collins, daughter of slaves, missionary in Africa for 33 years and Upper Iowa’s first African-American female student. The scholarship is awarded to an African-American woman majoring in some field of liberal arts, based on both scholastic and extracurricular achievement.

Daniel Peters
Chicago, IL

The William G. Wilcox Memorial Scholarship
This award is given by former Registrar Lois Wilcox to honor the memory of her husband, who was college chaplain and professor of religion, philosophy and history at Upper Iowa University. The award is given to a freshman with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Troy Pichon
New Orleans, LA

"Paul "Spike" & Merriam Kelly Scholarship"
Established by friends of Spike and Merriam Kelly, both of the class of 1924, this award is given annually to a worthy student.

Sydney Pirillo
Oelwein, IA

The Brooke Kerns Endowed Scholarship
To honor the memory of Brooke Kerns, athletic training program director and assistant professor of athletic training, the Kerns family established an endowed scholarship because Brooke thought so much of her students. This scholarship is to be awarded to a deserving student majoring in athletic training. Only if there is not an athletic training major at Upper Iowa University the scholarship will be awarded to an education major. The scholarship will be awarded to a student completing his/her sophomore or junior year to be used for his/her junior or senior year at Upper Iowa University. The student must have a grade point average of 3.25 or above.

Sarah Pisney
Cresco, IA

Baldwin Memorial Award in Art
This award was established by art students at Upper Iowa University in memory of Thomas E. Baldwin, class of 1963. An inscribed plaque is awarded annually to the outstanding senior in art.

Kimberly Pizano
Bettendorf, IA

William F. and LaVonne I. Gutches Student Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed through the trust of La Vonne I. Gutches in memory of her husband, William F. Gutches, class of 1929 and an outstanding athlete at UIU, who went on to be a successful coach and athletic director. The award is to be given to a deserving student majoring in physical education and can be renewed if the recipient meets the established criteria.

Linda Pollock
Dunkerton, IA

Sodexo Campus Services Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the University’s former dining service provider to recognize deserving students for academic standards, and is also based on financial need.

Tammy Pomplun
Evansville, WI

Ruth Manuta Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is given in memory of Ruth Manuta, class of 1987, by her husband, David Manuta, a former professor of chemistry, in honor of Ruth’s great love and appreciation of learning. It is awarded to deserving women students of nontraditional college age who are natives of northeast Iowa.

Laurie Post
Fayette, IA

Ivadell Brause Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Education
This scholarship was established in memory of Ivadell Brause, class of 1921 and former professor of English at Upper Iowa University. The awards are given annually to students majoring in education, with preference given to students from Fayette County.

Northeast Iowa Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Established in 1997, this endowed scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students from the northeast Iowa area, with preference given to students from Oelwein.

Brittany Quigley
Waverly, IA

The Stuart and Roberta Dunkel Annual Scholarship
This award is given by Stuart ’64 and Roberta Dunkel to a student with a GPA of 3.2 or higher who is majoring in education and will begin student teaching in the fall or spring semester of the next academic year. Preference is given to students who plan to work in the United States or for a United States entity after graduation. The cash award is to be used by the student for related expenses such as travel or other living expenses. If there are no eligible students in education, a student may be selected first from the business disciplines, and next from the field of math or one of the natural science disciplines, commencing an internship during the next academic year.

Madelaine Quistgaard
Bloomington, IL

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participants (LSAMP)
Upper Iowa University is a member of the Iowa Illinois Nebraska STEM Partnership for Innovation in Research and Education (IINSPIRE), which brings together 16 community colleges, colleges and universities to broaden the participation of underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions in our region. Established under the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program and administered by the National Science Foundation, grant funding is designated for direct support of eligible UIU students, who are awarded on a competitive basis that includes consideration of academic achievements, research activities, and professional development.

Student Leadership Award
The Student Leadership Award is provided to a student who exhibits leadership and initiative in either the Peacocks Technology and Gaming Club and/or the Student Veterans Club.

Luis Daniel Ravelo Herrera
Fayette, IA

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participants (LSAMP)
Upper Iowa University is a member of the Iowa Illinois Nebraska STEM Partnership for Innovation in Research and Education (IINSPIRE), which brings together 16 community colleges, colleges and universities to broaden the participation of underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions in our region. Established under the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program and administered by the National Science Foundation, grant funding is designated for direct support of eligible UIU students, who are awarded on a competitive basis that includes consideration of academic achievements, research activities, and professional development.

Brenda Redepenning
Madison, WI

Ruth Manuta Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is given in memory of Ruth Manuta, class of 1987, by her husband, David Manuta, a former professor of chemistry, in honor of Ruth’s great love and appreciation of learning. It is awarded to deserving women students of nontraditional college age who are natives of northeast Iowa.

Andrew Robertson
Manchester, IA

Raymond Demming Scholarship
To recognize the dedicated service of Raymond Deming, a former professor of mathematics and astronomy from 1922 to 1953, this scholarship is awarded to a student showing excellence in mathematics.

Alexandra Roby
Rosemount, MN

William F. and LaVonne I. Gutches Student Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed through the trust of La Vonne I. Gutches in memory of her husband, William F. Gutches, class of 1929 and an outstanding athlete at UIU, who went on to be a successful coach and athletic director. The award is to be given to a deserving student majoring in physical education and can be renewed if the recipient meets the established criteria.

Monica Rohe
Onalaska, WI

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.

Ashley Rosenstiel
Oelwein, IA

The Pam Whitmore Scholarship for Excellence in Student Teaching
Pam Whitmore, Class of 1965, taught for five years in Wisconsin Public Schools, 30 years with the Department of Defense Overseas Schools, and four years with Upper Iowa University as an assistant professor in the department of education. Pam supervised student teachers while at Upper Iowa and became a strong supporter of student teachers. Because of her strong support and love for her students, she and her husband, Fred Koch, are giving a cash award to a student with a GPA of 3.75 or higher who will be student teaching beginning in the fall or spring semester of the next academic year. The scholarship will be given to a student majoring in education.

Zachary Royston
Le Roy, MN

J. Paul & Sharroll Richards Scholarship
This scholarship was established by J. Paul and Sharroll Richards to be given to one or more deserving students pursuing teacher licensure at the elementary or secondary level. Eligible recipients must be a native of Iowa, Minnesota or Wisconsin and must be a student-athlete participating in a sport that hosts events a the Fayette campus. Preference will be given to a student with interest in becoming a certified coach.

Joe & Janet (Olson) Brady Scholarship
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, class of 1941, 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.

Nicole Sanders
Madison, WI

Babcock Scholarship
The estate of Mary E. Babcock provided for these scholarships to honor the memory of Quintus C. Babcock, who settled in Fayette in 1857 and became one of Upper Iowa’s very first students.

Kayla Schwarck
Parkersburg, IA

Beecher Beal and Bertha Beal Roberts/Thomas R. Roberts Student Scholarship
Dr. Mary Margaret Roberts, Col. Lucile M. Roberts and Mrs. Ruth E. Roberts Peacock estab-lished the Beecher Beal and Bertha Beal Roberts/Thomas R. Roberts Student Scholarship in memory of their uncle, Beecher B. Beal, class of 1907, and their parents, Bertha (Beal) Roberts, class of 1907, and Thomas R. Roberts, class of 1905. This is an annual award for one or more students pursuing a career in education, ministry, social work, medicine or nursing. Students must also have earned a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have a record of extracurricular involvement, with preference given to students residing in Butler or Floyd County, Iowa. The award is renewable if the recipient continues to meet the criteria.

Logan Schweinefus
Ossian, IA

Andres Business Scholarship
Established through a lead gift by Betty R. Andres, class of 1946, and matching funds from business alumni, this scholarship honors the late William A. Andres, class of 1948, and the Andres family’s contributions to Upper Iowa University. William A. Andres was CEO of the Dayton/Hudson Corporation, now the Target Corporation. This scholarship is awarded to a sophomore business student for use in the junior year. The scholarship is renewable for the student’s senior year if the criteria are still met.

Abigail Scullin
West Union, IA

Csomay Endowed Scholarship
The Csomay Endowed Scholarship was established in 2009 by Upper Iowa University alumnae Barbara R. Csomay ’46. It is intended to support student scholarly pursuits and high academic standards.

Abigail Scullin

Thomas Parker Goebel and Helen Goebel Scholarship
This scholarship is for students interested in pursuing their studies in science, given by Thomas Parker Goebel and the late Helen Goebel.

Keary Secor
Cedar Falls, IA

The Mrs. Richard Otley Improvement Award
This scholarship is awarded to a man and woman in the sophomore class who have made the greatest progress or improvement during the year. The award is based on improvement in scholastic performance.

Samantha Shafranski
Stevens Point, WI

Dr. J.D. Parker and Nellie K. Parker Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mrs. Eleanor Parker Fox, class of 1926, and Dr. Robert L. Fox, class of 1928, in memory and in honor of Mrs. Fox’s parents. The Parker and Fox families have a long association with Upper Iowa University, going back to the early years of the University’s history. 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.

Neil "Mitch" Silberstein
Solon, IA

Arneson Family Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a deserving student involved in the following activities: Intercollegiate athletics, and or a university club or organization. A further donor criterion requires that the recipient is a rising senior with a minimum GPA of 3.2 with preference given to the student that has a high level of attendance at a variety of university sporting events.

Michael Sparkman
Mico, TX

Science Faculty Recognition Award
Science faculty created this award to honor the most outstanding science strudent for the academic year.

Adrienne Staton
Quasqueton, IA

Ample Gaarden (Westgaard & Ampe) Family Scholarship
This scholarship shall be awarded to a deserving student involved in the following activities: Intercollegiate athletics, and or a university club or organization. A further donor criterion requires that the recipient is a rising senior with a minimum GPA of 3.2 with preference given to the student that has a high level of attendance at a variety of university sporting events

Arneson Family Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a deserving student involved in the following activities: Intercollegiate athletics, and or a university club or organization. A further donor criterion requires that the recipient is a rising senior with a minimum GPA of 3.2 with preference given to the student that has a high level of attendance at a variety of university sporting events.

Forrest Streigle
Sigourney, IA

Science Faculty Recognition Award
Science faculty created this award to honor the most outstanding science strudent for the academic year.

Omeiza Suleman
Rockford, IL

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participants (LSAMP)
Upper Iowa University is a member of the Iowa Illinois Nebraska STEM Partnership for Innovation in Research and Education (IINSPIRE), which brings together 16 community colleges, colleges and universities to broaden the participation of underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions in our region. Established under the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program and administered by the National Science Foundation, grant funding is designated for direct support of eligible UIU students, who are awarded on a competitive basis that includes consideration of academic achievements, research activities, and professional development.

McCoy Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Martha Weatherspoon
The McCoy Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Martha Weatherspoon was established in 2016 by LaVerne McCoy, class of 1998 in honor of her mother Martha Weatherspoon. This scholarship is awarded to deserving students representing ethnic minority populations at the Fayette Campus.

Broderick Summerville
Brown Deer, WI

LaVerne McCoy Scholarship
The Laverne McCoy Scholarship is given to deserving students representing ethnic minority populations at the UIU-Milwaukee Center.

Andre Sylvester
Denham Springs, LA

Babcock Scholarship
The estate of Mary E. Babcock provided for these scholarships to honor the memory of Quintus C. Babcock, who settled in Fayette in 1857 and became one of Upper Iowa’s very first students.

Julia Szepieniec
Eau Claire, WI

Mrs. Ina Johnson Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship in memory of Mrs. Ina Johnson was created by her son, Ted, a former trustee of Upper Iowa University, and his family. 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.

Jameson Taylor
Fayette, IA

Science Faculty Recognition Award
Science faculty created this award to honor the most outstanding science strudent for the academic year.

Kelia Taylor
Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University Grace Meyer Scholarship
This scholarship to honor Grace Meyer, Professor of English from 1943-1974, is awarded annually at the end of the sophomore or junior year to students in the humanities based upon character, need and scholarship.

Tanner Thompson
Forest City, IA

Zecha-McCauley Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Gerald McCauley, class of 1961 and a former member of the Board of Trustees, and Dr. Allen Zecha, an entrepreneur and friend of the University, to honor a second-year business student with an interest in international business. The student who receives this scholarship must have a 3.5 or higher grade point average, good leadership qualities and good character.

Crystal Thumma
Arlington, IA

Northeast Iowa Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Established in 1997, this endowed scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students from the northeast Iowa area, with preference given to students from Oelwein.

Kailyn Tielbar
Farmersburg, IA

School of Business Dean's Award - Savings Bond
This scholarship is awarded to a student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. In addition, a qualification essay of 200-250 words is required of each candidate. The School of Business Faculty will be responsible for the selection of the recipient based upon the essay responses.

Jalen Tranbarger
Sumner, IA

Northeast Iowa Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Established in 1997, this endowed scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students from the northeast Iowa area, with preference given to students from Oelwein.

The Perry Scholarship for Excellence in Teaching
This scholarship is awarded to a student of at least sophomore standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The student must be majoring in Education with aspirations of becoming an educator. It is also the Donor's intent to split the contribution into two $1,000 scholarships; awarded to one female student and one male student meeting the listed criteria.

Brooke Tripp
Oelwein, IA

Ivadell Brause Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Education
This scholarship was established in memory of Ivadell Brause, class of 1921 and former professor of English at Upper Iowa University. The awards are given annually to students majoring in education, with preference given to students from Fayette County.

Margaret (Hall) Moore Endowed Scholarship
Established in memory of Margaret (Hall) Moore, class of 1940, this scholarship is awarded to a deserving single mother who continues to have responsibility for her children while seeking to complete a college degree. This scholarship has been supplemented by $500 this year thanks to the generosity of Don McGuire, Class of ’63.

Northeast Iowa Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Established in 1997, this endowed scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students from the northeast Iowa area, with preference given to students from Oelwein.

Austin Vaughn
Garwin, IA

Andres Business Scholarship
Established through a lead gift by Betty R. Andres, class of 1946, and matching funds from business alumni, this scholarship honors the late William A. Andres, class of 1948, and the Andres family’s contributions to Upper Iowa University. William A. Andres was CEO of the Dayton/Hudson Corporation, now the Target Corporation. This scholarship is awarded to a sophomore business student for use in the junior year. The scholarship is renewable for the student’s senior year if the criteria are still met.

William R. Cook Scholarship
This award, funded by an annual gift with matching funds from William R. Cook, class of 1965 and a member of Upper Iowa’s Board of Trustees, is given to an outstanding junior majoring in accounting. Preference is given to students from northeast Iowa.

Jesse Vizzini
Cedar Rapids, IA

Joe Menges Scholarship in Business Administration
To recognize and encourage outstanding scholarship in business administration, the late Joe Menges, a former trustee, provided for this award as a tuition scholarship, given annually to a student who has shown exceptional promise in the field of business.

Melanie Vobora
Prairie Du Sac, WI

Blanche Cole Gloss Memorial Scholarship
Because of her family's long association with Upper Iowa University, this scholarship was established in memory of Blanche Cole Gloss, Class of 1904, to be given to a deserving student.

Kyle Wilkinson
Vinton, IA

Science Faculty Recognition Award
Science faculty created this award to honor the most outstanding science strudent for the academic year.

Anna Winter
Rochester, MN

Edward L. Paine and Gertrude Pease Paine Scholarship
Established in memory of Edward L. Paine, class of 1932 and a career math teacher, and Gertrude Pease Paine, class of 1935, this scholarship is awarded to a student in the math/science field.

Jill Wolf
Epworth, IA

Pande Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence A. Pande, Jr., president of Professional Food-Service Management, Inc. (PFM). Upper Iowa University was the first food service account for PFM. The scholarship is awarded each year to deserving students.

Scott and Bobbi Lebin Endowed Scholarship
This Scholarship was established as an annual award to be used by Upper Iowa University to support one annual scholarship to a deserving student majoring in education.  The award shall be renewable to any recipient, so long as the recipient continues to qualify under the specified criteria.

The Excellence in Education Scholarship
This award is made to a deserving student who has been admitted to the Teacher Education program, junior or senior status, with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. The intent of this scholarship is to assist a student who possesses the qualities of an effective teacher. This scholarship recipient is chosen by the faculty of the Andres School of Education.

Lauren Wombles
Bloomington, IL

Belknap Baker Family Scholarship
Established by Genevieve Belknap Baker, class of 1936, in honor of her husband, Carleton Baker, class of 1934, and the Belknap and Baker families. Fifteen members of the Belknap and Baker families graduated from Upper Iowa University from 1865 to 1991 over 125 years. Genevieve attended Upper Iowa University on a full scholarship offered by Mrs. John Dickman, widow of John Dickman, president of Upper Iowa University.

Zecha-McCauley Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Gerald McCauley, class of 1961 and a former member of the Board of Trustees, and Dr. Allen Zecha, an entrepreneur and friend of the University, to honor a second-year business student with an interest in international business. The student who receives this scholarship must have a 3.5 or higher grade point average, good leadership qualities and good character.

Cassidy Zeilbeck
Fridley, MN

John P. Winston Sr. Memorial Fund for the Study of Ethics
This scholarship opportunity is made possible by the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) and honors John P. Winston, Sr., a former corporate secretary of the NADA. The scholarship is awarded to the winner(s) of an ethics essay competition held annually at Upper Iowa University.

Erik Zorrilla
Miami, FL

Florida Alumni Chapter Scholarship
The scholarship shall be awarded to a student who resides in the state of Florida. The student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participants (LSAMP)
Upper Iowa University is a member of the Iowa Illinois Nebraska STEM Partnership for Innovation in Research and Education (IINSPIRE), which brings together 16 community colleges, colleges and universities to broaden the participation of underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions in our region. Established under the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program and administered by the National Science Foundation, grant funding is designated for direct support of eligible UIU students, who are awarded on a competitive basis that includes consideration of academic achievements, research activities, and professional development.

Abigail Zuehike
Fairmont, MN

The William G. Wilcox Memorial Scholarship
This award is given by former Registrar Lois Wilcox to honor the memory of her husband, who was college chaplain and professor of religion, philosophy and history at Upper Iowa University. The award is given to a freshman with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

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