Scholarships and Endowments

All Funds

Academic Excellence Scholarship Endowment

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: This fund was established as a part of the 1996-97 University Employee Drive and has been an option for employee giving each year since. The majority of the funds have been gifted by employees of the University. Recipients of this scholarship are new or continuing students who meet certain academic criteria.

John D. and Lucy A. Arendt Travel Abroad Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: Study Abroad Participant

Description: John and Lucy Arendt are proud UW-Green Bay alumni, employees and advocates. Both John and Lucy earned their bachelor's degrees and master's degrees from UW-Green Bay - John in 1988 and 2012 and Lucy in 1987 and 1990. Continuing their commitment to the University, Lucy currently serves as the Associate Dean of the College of Professional Studies and the Director of the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business, while John is the Associate Director of the Environmental Management & Business Institute. They established this scholarship to encourage students to enhance their education at UW-Green Bay through a travel abroad experience.

Athletic Endowment (non-membership fund)

Discipline: Athletics | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Created to support general operations in Athletics.

Frederick E. Baer Professorship in Business

Discipline: Faculty - Business (broad-field) | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Established in 2005 by longtime University supporters Frederick and Patricia Baer, this gift provides assistance to a faculty member working in the broad-field area of business.

Patricia W. Baer Professorship in Education

Discipline: Faculty - Education | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Established in 2005 by longtime University supporters Frederick and Patricia Baer, this gift will provide assistance to a faculty member working in education.

Baylake Bank Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Baylake Bank has been serving Northeast Wisconsin since 1876 and has demonstrated a deep commitment to helping their community. Recognizing the impact of UW-Green Bay and its alumni on the local community, Baylake has a long-standing friendship with the University and continues to be recognized for its outstanding and sustained contributions. At the time that this endowment was created, two notable UW-Green Bay alumni serving on the Baylake Bank leadership team were instrumental in establishing this scholarship: Rob Cera ‘84, President and CEO, and Paul Northway ‘90, Regional President.

Lois Beisel Phuture Phoenix Scholarship Fund

Discipline: Phuture Phoenix | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Daniel and Lois Beisel established this scholarship in 2005. Long-time supporters of UW-Green Bay through the Founders Association, Dan served on the organization's board of directors from 1973 through 1984. He retired as publisher of the Green Bay Press Gazette in 1980 when it was acquired by Gannett Co. of Rochester, NY. Both he and Lois have been incredibly active in their support of education in Northeast Wisconsin. Dan passed away on November 3, 2009.

Harold and Edna Bickford Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: Liberal Arts | Student: Continuing

Description: Harold and Edna Bickford demonstrated community involvement and giving as part of their family's life. Help was given when needed, and help was given cheerfully. Also recognizing the value of higher education, Harold and Edna supported their four children through college and graduate school. In their memory, this scholarship was established in 2013 by their daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Bob Bush. Carol and Bob have carried on Harold and Edna's legacy of enthusiastic community service. From the example set forth by her parents, Carol and Bob have touched countless lives in Green Bay through their tireless community leadership and activism. Accordingly, this scholarship will benefit a student who gives of their time and talent through community service and volunteerism.

John P. Blair Endowed Chair in Communication

Discipline: Faculty - Communication | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Established in 2003, this gift from Dorothy Blair and the Blair Foundation honors the nationally prominent role the late John Blair played in the radio and television advertising industry.

Dan and Penny Bollom Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: Freshman

Description: Created in 2007, the Dan and Penny Bollom Scholarship works to provide assistance to an incoming freshman who has a strong academic background and demonstrates significant financial need. Dan and Penny Bollom are lifelong residents of De Pere, Wis. Dan Bollom is the former President, CEO and Chairman of Wisconsin Public Service where he was credited with creating a new company culture where employees became much more active in WPS. He was a 40-year employee of WPS.

Julie Brickley Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: Continuing

Description: UW-Green Bay Associate Professor Emerita Joan Thron and Professor Emeritus E. Michael Thron established this scholarship fund in 2007 in memory of their good friend and former colleague, Professor Julie Brickley. Dr. Brickley passed away in 1998. The recipient of this scholarship will be a full-time continuing student with sophomore status, who is in good academic standing, and demonstrates a significant interest in writing as a way of learning and sharing knowledge.

Margaret Nelson Bubolz Scholarship

Discipline: Fine Arts and Humanities | Student: Continuing

Description: Ms. Frances Bubolz established the Margaret Nelson Bubolz Scholarship in 1989 in honor of her mother who graduated from UW-Oshkosh at the age of 65. This scholarship is awarded to continuing UW-Green Bay students in the fine arts or humanities programs.

George and Eleanor Burridge Fund for the Performing Arts

Discipline: Performing Arts | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Created in 2008 through a planned gift from George and Eleanor Burridge, this scholarship provides financial assistance for the performing arts.

Frank Byrne Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: Urban and Regional Analysis | Student: Continuing

Description: The Frank Byrne Memorial Scholarship was established in 1977 in memory of the former UW-Green Bay professor and geologist. Consideration is given to students who are majoring in urban and regional analysis and who may require assistance to help defray the cost of field work and research.

Carillon Knoll Fund

Discipline: Weidner Memorial Carillon | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Gifts to the Carillon Knoll fund provide funding for preservation and enhancements to the area surrounding the Weidner Memorial Carillon. This fund was established in 2010 by Jim Madigan in memory of his late wife, Doris Madigan. Doris was a community leader who received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from UW-Green Bay.

James Casperson Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: Environmental Sciences | Student: Continuing

Description: Harvey and Dorothy Casperson established this scholarship in 1979 in memory of their son, James Casperson, a former UW-Green Bay student. The scholarship benefits upper division students with a declared major in the environmental science discipline.

Chancellor's Achievement Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Initiated by former Chancellor Mark Perkins in 2001, the scholarship will be awarded to students who have excelled academically and have demonstrated strong leadership qualities. The scholarship continues to be enriched by proceeds generated by the annual Chancellor's Scholarship Dinner.

Chancellor's Scholarship for Musical Excellence

Discipline: Music | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Established by the UW-Green Bay music faculty in 2005, this scholarship is awarded to students who have declared a major in music, excelled academically and musically, and demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities.

David Christensen Memorial Award

Discipline: Counseling and Health Center | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Created in 1985 to honor former Counseling and Student Development Center Director David Christensen, this award provides financial assistance to students in need of counseling, medical care, equipment, and other areas.

Austin E. Cofrin Professorship in Management

Discipline: Faculty - Management (broad-field) | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Established in 2005 by Dr. David and Mary Ann Cofrin in memory of Dr. Cofrin's father, this professorship provides assistance to faculty specializing in the area of management.

Barbara Hauxhurst Cofrin Graduate Assistantship

Discipline: Graduate Programs | Student: Graduate

Description: This fund, honoring the late sister-in-law of Dr. David and Mary Ann Cofrin, provides financial support for graduate assistantships at UW-Green Bay.

Barbara Hauxhurst Cofrin Professorship of Natural Sciences

Discipline: Faculty - Natural Sciences | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Dr. David and Mary Ann Cofrin established this award in 1985 in memory of their sister-in-law, the late Mrs. John Cofrin.

Concerned Hearts Club Nursing Scholarship

Discipline: Nursing | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Established in 2006, the Concerned Hearts Club Nursing Scholarship works to provide scholarship assistance to students enrolled in the Nursing program. The Concerned Hearts Club is a volunteer organization located at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay. Concerned Heart members have experienced cardiac procedures first hand. Having had that experience, they are able to offer support and reassurance to the patients and their families. All members, including many since the formation of the club, are a living testimony to being concerned about their hearts and living new lives.

Bradford L. Cook Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: Environmental Science or Biology | Student: Continuing

Description: Established by Dr. and Mrs. Robert Cook in 1993 in memory of their late son, Brad, this scholarship is available to upper division students who have declared a major in environmental science or biology. Dr. Robert Cook is a retired UW-Green Bay faculty member.

Coryl Crandall Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: Humanistic Studies, Arts and Visual Design, or Individual Major | Student: Continuing

Description: The life and contributions of Professor Coryl Crandall were honored by his family and friends with the establishment of this scholarship in 1978. Awards are made to students majoring in humanistic studies, communication and the arts, or an individual major program.

Bernie and Alyce Dahlin Family Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: Business Administration, Accounting, or Education | Student: New and Continuing

Description: After decades of strong support to UW-Green Bay, Bernie and Alyce Dahlin have helped to transform the University through their contributions to Phoenix Athletics, the Weidner Center, the Founders Association, and the Phuture Phoenix program. Bernie and Alyce were awarded the Chancellor's Award, the University's highest community honor, in 2007. This scholarship endowment that was established in 2013 is yet another testament to their commitment to UW-Green Bay students. Bernie is also known as a businessman with a vision — he purchased the Nichols Paper Product Company in 1982 and serves as its President and CEO over 30 years later.

David L. Damkoehler Art Scholarship

Discipline: Visual Arts | Student: Continuing - Northeast Wisconsin

Description: Established in 1998, the David L. Damkoehler Art Scholarship benefits continuing students in the visual arts program at UW-Green Bay. Mr. Damkoehler, who died in 1983, is the founder of Damkoehler Chemical and Paper Inc., Oconto, Wis. His son, David Jr., is a retired professor of art at UW-Green Bay. Scholarships are awarded to students who graduated from high schools in the Wisconsin counties of Brown, Door, Forest, Marinette, Oconto, or Shawano.

Edna Walter Damkoehler Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: Design Arts | Student: Continuing

Description: The Damkoehler family established a design scholarship in memory of Edna Walter Damkoehler, who died in 2011. David and Edna Damkoehler founded Damkoehler Chemical and Paper, Inc., Oconto, Wisconsin. Their son David Jr. is a retired Professor of Art at UW-Green Bay and his wife, Toni Damkoehler is currently an Associate Professor of Graphic Design.

Edna Walter Damkoehler was a charter member of the Founders Association and an enthusiastic supporter of UW-Green Bay. She took numerous German courses with Dr. W. Werner Prange and always took a full schedule of Learning In Retirement courses. Her license plate was "UWGB4U". In 1998 the Damkoehler family established a visual art scholarship in memory of her husband, David L. Damkoehler, who died in 1983.

Daniel Schulz Endowed Scholarship in Accounting

Discipline: Accounting | Student: Continuing

Description: This scholarship endowment was established by UW-Green Bay graduates Daniel Schulz '05 and Casie Rindfleisch-Schulz '06 to benefit students in the accounting program. Danny was a double major in accounting and business administration, and Casie was a double major in human development and psychology. During their time as students at UWGB, both Danny and Casie were very active in a wide array of campus student groups and organizations. Together, they started funding annual student scholarships in 2010, and in 2013, Danny was honored with the Alumni Association’s Outstanding Recent Alumni Award.

Thomas E. Daniels Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: English or Modern Languages | Student: Continuing

Description: Thomas E. Daniels was a professor of literature at UW-Green Bay until his death in 1980. This scholarship was created in his memory by family and friends. Recipients of this scholarship must demonstrate a record of high academic achievement and have a declared major in English or modern languages.

Carol R. De Groot Scholarship

Discipline: Environmental Science | Student: New or Continuing

Description: Established in 2009 by UW-Green Bay graduate and instructor Carol R. De Groot, this scholarship provides financial assistance to UW-Green Bay students interested in environmental studies.

Dean's Fund for the area of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Discipline: Liberal Arts and Sciences | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Gifts are designated for the area of greatest need within their area, as determined by the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

John M. Dederich "Johnny D" Veterans Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: Armed Forces Veteran | Student: New or Continuing

Description: John was a decorated war veteran and served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1963 to 1966. After losing both legs in the Vietnam War, John's spirit for life did not waiver. He became a proud alumnus of UW-Green Bay in 1973 and later served as manager of the Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena for 30 years. Dederich was a major advocate for veterans' causes and, as president of Friends of Brown County Veterans Inc., was instrumental in having the monument erected near the Arena in 2003. He was well known to many on campus and especially Phoenix Athletics for his leadership of the Arena. John passed away unexpectedly in 2010 but continues to inspire those who knew him. This scholarship was established in his memory by the Green Bay Chapter of Wings Over Wisconsin, a nonprofit conservation organization dedicated to natural resource preservation and education through youth and community involvement.

Dean's Fund for the area of Professional and Graduate Studies

Discipline: Professional and Graduate Studies | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Gifts are designated for the area of greatest need within their area, as determined by the Dean of the College of Professional and Graduate Studies.

Dean's Fund for the area of Student Affairs

Discipline: General | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Gifts are designated for the area of greatest need within their area, as determined by the Dean of Students.

Margo Delahaut Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New - Green Bay East High School Graduate

Description: This scholarship was established by Tim and Janice Tierney in 1977 in memory of their close friend, Margo Delahaut. This scholarship will be awarded to incoming freshmen who graduated from Green Bay East High School in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need. Tim and Janice are Green Bay East High School alumni, and Tim graduated from UW-Green Bay in 1982.

Jerry Dell Memorial Fund

Discipline: General | Student: Continuing

Description: Established in 2007 in memory of former UW-Green Bay faculty member Jerry Dell, this fund will provide stipends to UW-Green Bay students to uniquely enrich or add an interdisciplinary component to their educational experience.

Ronald A. Dhuey Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: Education | Student: Continuing

Description: Mrs. Sharon Dhuey established this scholarship in 2000 in honor of her late husband, Ronald A. Dhuey, UW-Green Bay's first registrar who retired from the University in 1994. This scholarship is awarded to continuing students who have been admitted to the education program. In addition, students will have demonstrated leadership skills and evidence of community and/or campus involvement.

Craig and Karen Dickman Annual Scholarship for Veterans

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Craig '82 and Karen Dickman established this annual scholarship 2013 to support active-military students or Veterans and their goal of achieving a degree from UW-Green Bay. Craig is a visionary entrepreneur and business executive. He founded the company Breakthrough Fuel in 2005, and the organization continues to develop innovative ways of helping their customers address mobile energy and energy information management needs. Craig has served his alma mater through his appointment in 2011 to the UW-Green Bay Foundation Board of Directors and Chancellor's Council of Trustees.

Pat Duescher Endowed Scholarship for Women's Basketball

Discipline: Athletics | Student: New and Continuing Student-Athlete

Description: When describing Pat Duescher, "avid women's basketball fan" just isn't adequate. Pat has gone beyond the cheering section to support the UW-Green Bay women's basketball team. She is a long-time President of the Phoenix Fast Break Club — the volunteer booster organization dedicated to fundraising for the women's basketball program. From leading their fundraising efforts, coordinating fan busses, organizing golf outings and more, Pat is a valued and respected leader and volunteer for the women's basketball program. She established this scholarship endowment in 2012 and it serves as an added testament of her support for the student athletes at UW-Green Bay. She retired from a long and respected career at Schreiber Foods in 2012 and looks forward to continuing her commitment to the women's basketball team.

Albert Einstein/Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: This scholarship, created by Drs. Kumar and Sivu Kangayappan, is awarded to upper division students who have successfully completed at least one significant research project or who have demonstrated the potential for research. Dr. Kumar Kangayappan is a professor of urban and regional studies at UW-Green Bay and Dr. Sivu Kangayappan is a physician.

EOP Book Scholarship

Discipline: EOP | Student: EOP Student

Description: The fund was initiated in 1999. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who is registered in the Equal Opportunity Program, is in good academic standing and has demonstrated a clear financial need (as determined by the EOP program standards).

Louis O. Erdmann Memorial Scholarship for Theatre

Discipline: Theatre | Student: Continuing

Description: The Louis O. Erdmann Memorial Scholarship for Theatre was established in 1996 by family and friends of the late UW-Green Bay faculty member and former chair of the theatre department. Erdmann was nationally recognized for his accomplishments in theatre production at UW-Green Bay and Kent State University. His wife and theatre partner, Eugenia, is a professor emerita in theatre at UW-Green Bay. The Erdmann Scholarship is awarded to a continuing student who maintains a balance of classroom and production excellence, with the ability to work in a variety of production areas as a true generalist in honor of Lou Erdmann's impressive and varied career in theatre.

Larry and Kayleen Ferguson Phuture Phoenix Scholarship

Discipline: Phuture Phoenix | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Established in 2011, this scholarship supports students who have participated in the UW-Green Bay Phuture Phoenix program. Larry, a retired CEO of Schreiber Foods, and his wife Kayleen are passionate supporters of the arts and education in Northeast Wisconsin. Larry currently serves as a member of the UW-Green Bay Chancellor's Council of Trustees.

Ken and Paula Fleurant Annual Scholarship

Discipline: Human Development or Nursing | Student: Continuing

Description: This scholarship was established in 2006 and currently supports students majoring in Human Development or Nursing. Professor Fleurant was awarded the title Professor Emeritus in spring of 2006. A member of the UW-Green Bay faculty since 1970, he taught in the French and humanistic studies academic units. Ken's wife Paula earned her undergraduate degree from UW-Green Bay in 1975 and her master's from UW-Green Bay in 1986. Her career focused on the healthcare industry and included assignments at St. Mary's Hospital and St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. Paula was also recognized as a Distinguished Alumni Award recipient in 2009 by the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association.

Susan Finco and Ed Kralovec Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: Engineering Technology | Student: Transfer and Continuing

Description: Committed to promoting education and giving back to their community, Susan Finco and Edward Kralovec established this endowed scholarship in 2013. Susan is the owner and president of Leonard & Finco Public Relations, Inc. in Green Bay and has supported UW-Green Bay through her service on the Chancellor's Council of Trustees and by frequently providing her marketing and branding expertise for campus initiatives. Ed is an electrical engineering instructor at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, and together Ed and Susan volunteer their time with numerous organizations throughout Green Bay.

Philip Flynn and LoisGrace Golde Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: Business | Student: Continuing

Description: This scholarship was established in 2012 by Philip Flynn and LoisGrace Golde. Philip Flynn joined Associated Banc-Corp, based in Green Bay, as President and CEO in 2009. He came to Green Bay from an executive position with Union Bank in San Francisco and brought with him three decades of experience in the financial services industry. Flynn earned a liberal arts degree from Claremont McKenna College in California. By accepting the invitation to serve on the UW-Green Bay Foundation Board of Directors in 2011, he continues a pattern of Associated Bank involvement that has included corporate and individual support since the institution’s founding. Philip's wife, LoisGrace Golde, also has decades of experience in the financial services industry and serves the Green Bay community through her service on the Board of Directors for the Meyer Theatre, the Advisory Board for the Women's Fund of Greater Green Bay, and the Board of the Green Bay East High School Fine Arts Institute.

Founders Association Unrestricted Fund

Discipline: N/A | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Fifty percent of gifts to this fund are set aside for student scholarships, with the other fifty percent designated for the area of greatest need, as determined by the Provost's office.

Frankenthal Professorship

Discipline: Faculty - General | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Established by the Frankenthal family in 1980, this named professorship honors husband and father, the late Siegfried Frankenthal. The Frankenthal family owned and operated Packerland Packing Company until the family business was sold in 1978.

Terry and Kris Fulwiler Phuture Phoenix Scholarship

Discipline: Phuture Phoenix | Student: New and Continuing

Description: The Terry and Kris Fulwiler Phuture Phoenix Scholarship was established in April 2011. This annual scholarship is intended for the benefit of new or continuing students who have been participants in the Phuture Phoenix program and demonstrate financial need. Terry currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer at WS Packaging.

Bidwell K. and Mary H. Gage Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: The Bidwell K. Gage Memorial Scholarship was established in 1985 by the Gage family to recognize new or continuing students of high academic achievement. Mr. Gage was a charter member and the first president of the UW-Green Bay Founders Association.

Henrietta Gallagher Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New or Continuing

Description: The Henrietta Gallagher Scholarship was established in 1996 from a significant gift by Henrietta Gallagher. Henrietta Gallagher was a former teacher, a strong advocate, and an active participant in lifelong learning. She taught English at Green Bay East High School and was also a librarian. Mrs. Gallagher received the UW-Green Bay Chancellor's Award in the spring of 1996. Recipients of this scholarship are new or continuing students of high academic achievement. The scholarship award was expanded in 2006-07 to include students pursuing graduate nursing classes at UW-Green Bay.

Tony Galt Student International Travel Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: Continuing

Description: This scholarship was created in 2006 by Janice and Alex Galt and with the support of many of Tony Galt's friends. Tony Galt, professor of social change and development and anthropology chair at UW-Green Bay, died Dec. 10, 2005 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Robert L. Ganyard Library Endowment

Discipline: Cofrin Library | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Established in 2009, this endowment fund was created by Debra Ann Reilly, M.D., Associate Professor for the Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Medical Director of the NHS Burn Center, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha. Dr. Reilly established the fund in honor of her late father. Debra's brother is UW-Green Bay Professor, Dr. Clifton Ganyard. This endowment will provide discretionary funds to support the mission of the David A. Cofrin Library.

German Program Study Abroad Scholarship

Discipline: German | Student: Continuing

Description: Established in 2005, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students majoring in German who intend to study abroad.

GLBT Scholarship Fund

Discipline: General | Student: Continuing

Description: Established in 2008, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who have shown a demonstrable record or strong potential in support of GLBT activism and/or research.

Global Citizenship Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: Continuing

Description: This scholarship was established by UW-Green Bay Professor Katia Levintova and fellow staff members in 2011 and is designated to assist a student participating in a short-term study abroad trip (2-3 weeks in duration).

Beth and Richard Gochnauer Phuture Phoenix Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: Phuture Phoenix | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Beth Gochnauer was a member of UW-Green Bay’’s Board of Visitors, a forerunner to today’s Council of Trustees, from 1974 through 1982. She and her husband then left the area to pursue career opportunities that took them to Milwaukee, Arizona and California before returning to the Midwest. Beth Gochnauer is chairperson of the Gochnauer Family Foundation. Among her philanthropic interests are education, the Children’s Home and Aid Society of Chicago, and micro-lending as a way to foster development in impoverished nations and regions. She is a graduate of the Northwestern University college of arts and sciences. She joined the Board of Directors of the UW-Green Bay Foundation in 2011.

Green Bay Media Scholarship

Discipline: Media - General | Student: Continuing

Description: This scholarship was created in 2006 by UW-Green Bay alumni Caroline Campshure Sampson and Christopher Sampson in memory of their fathers, Theodore J. Campshure and Allen E. Sampson. Ted Campshure was a photographer and photoengraver for the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Al Sampson was a photographer, reporter and sports anchor with WBAY TV-2 and WLUK TV-11. Sampson passed away in August 2002, Campshure in August 2006. Coincidentally, both men covered the hometown Green Bay Packers. During the 1940s, Campshure captured shots of Curly Lambeau and NFL game action at old City Stadium. In the 1960s, Sampson worked the press box as co-host of “The Vince Lombardi Show” and play-by-play voice of Packers pre-season football.

Jeremy Green Family Scholarship

Discipline: Medicine | Student: Continuing

Description: Dr. Jeremy and Elizabeth Green, long-time friends of the University, established this scholarship in 2006. The Greens are among a small group of donors who have annually supported UW-Green Bay since its inception in 1969. The scholarship will be awarded to a full-time upperclassman, who is in good academic standing and who has declared intent to pursue a professional career in the medical field.

Hagemeister Family Art Scholarship

Discipline: Studio and Visual Arts | Student: New or Continuing

Description: Annelies Karon Hagemeister and Kristina Karon Hagemeister established this scholarship in 2006 in memory of their father, Henry F. Hagemeister III, grandmother Charlotte Nelson Hagemeister, and in honor of their mother Karon (Eltgroth Hagemeister) Winzenz, UW-Green Bay Professor Emerita. The recipients of this scholarship can be new or continuing full-time students, who are in good academic standing, have a declared major in the studio/visual arts, and have demonstrated financial need.

Carol Hammerle Scholarship

Discipline: Athletics | Student: New or Continuing

Description: Created in 2009 by friends of former women's basketball coach Carol Hammerle, this scholarship will benefit female student-athletes. Carol served head coach of the women's basketball program for many years and is enshrined in the Phoenix Hall of Fame for her efforts.

Philip J. Hendrickson Business Scholarship

Discipline: Business | Student: Continuing

Description: Betsy Hendrickson established this scholarship in 2007 in honor of her husband, Philip, for the benefit of students who declare a major in business administration, accounting or related fields. Phil and Betsy have been friends of the University for many years. They created the Philip J. and Elizabeth B. Hendrickson Professorship in 1987, and have generously supported the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, Kress Events Center, Founders Association, Phoenix Fund and more. Betsy earned a master's degree from UW-Green Bay in environmental arts and sciences in 1979. Student recipients must be continuing full-time students in the business program, in good academic standing, demonstrate a financial need, and provide documentation of leadership skills and experiences.

Philip J. and Elizabeth B. Hendrickson Professorship for Business

Discipline: Faculty - Business (broad-field) | Student: Not Applicable

Description: A gift from the Hendrickson's established this professorship in 1987. Mr. Hendrickson is a former president and CEO of KI. Mrs. Hendrickson, active in community philanthropy and civic causes, earned her master's degree at UW-Green Bay.

Hugh and Mary J. Higley Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: UW-Marinette Students

Description: The Higleys established this scholarship in 1985 to support students who transfer from UW-Marinette to UW-Green Bay, and who display educational achievement and promise. Candidates are recommended by a scholarship committee at UW-Marinette. The late Mr. Higley was the owner of Interstate Welding Sales Company, Marinette.

Patricia M. Hinckley Scholarship in Athletics

Discipline: Athletics | Student: Continuing

Description: Dr. James and Patricia Hinckley created this scholarship in September, 2008, with Dr. Hinckley's intent being that the scholarship be named for his wife only. The Hinckley's have been long-time supporters of UW-Green Bay and most specifically of its intercollegiate athletics program. Dr. Hinckley has been the orthopedic surgeon for the UW-Green Bay Department of Intercollegiate Athletics for more than 30 years. He was inducted into the UW-Green Bay Athletics Hall of Fame in 1999 for meritorious achievement. Patricia Hinckley was a long-time teacher in the Howard-Suamico School District.

Alvina A. Hintz Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: Students Registered with the Office of Disability Services

Description: Cecilia Hintz, a former staff member at UW-Green Bay and 1986 graduate of the University, established this scholarship in memory of her mother Alvina, who had a great love and respect for education. The recipient(s) must be a physically challenged full-time or part-time undergraduate student registered with the campus Office of Disability Services (preference given to hearing-impaired students), demonstrate a financial need, and must be enrolled as a returning adult/non-traditional student (traditional students acceptable if no returning adult/non-traditional students meet the criteria).

Laura Hollingsworth Scholarship in Communication

Discipline: Communication | Student: Continuing

Description: Established in 2011, this annual scholarship will benefit students majoring in Communication. A 1989 UW-Green Bay graduate with a degree in Communication Processes, Laura Hollingsworth has gone on to an award-winning career in journalism. For her efforts, she was honored in 2011 by the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association with the Distinguished Alumni Award.

Alfred O. and Phyllis E. Holz Environmental Award

Discipline: Environmental Science | Student: Not Applicable

Description: The Alfred O. and Phyllis E. Holz Environmental Award Fund was created in spring 2008 with a gift from the estate of Phyllis Holz. The fund was established to support the Environmental Science program at UW-Green Bay, with the donor specifying that the funds are to be used to provide field and/or laboratory research equipment needed for the study of plants or animals. Phyllis was a 1932 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and served as a business education teacher at a number of Wisconsin high schools. Phyllis passed away on October 31, 2007. Alfred was a lecturer at UW-Green Bay in the early-1970s. A photographer and graphic artist by trade, he had worked to develop a course in audio-visual techniques relating to environmental interpretation. Alfred was teaching this course at UW-Green Bay when he died in March 1976.

Alfred O. and Phyllis E. Holz Scholarship

Discipline: Environmental Science | Student: Continuing

Description: The Alfred O. and Phyllis E. Holz Scholarship was established in 2008 through a bequest gift to support students majoring in Environmental Science. Phyllis was a 1932 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and served as a business education teacher at a number of Wisconsin high schools. Phyllis passed away on October 31, 2007. Alfred was a lecturer at UW-Green Bay in the early-1970s. A photographer and graphic artist by trade, he had worked to develop a course in audio-visual techniques relating to environmental interpretation. Alfred was teaching this course at UW-Green Bay when he died in March 1976.

Patricia L. Hoppe Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: Adult Degree | Student: Adult Degree

Description: This scholarship was established in 2000 to honor Patricia (Trish) Hoppe, a student who passed away in 2000 from cancer. She enrolled in UW-Green Bay's Extended Degree Program in 1998 while living in West Bend and working for the president of a finance firm. She graduated with a perfect 4.0 gpa and was a great ambassador of the Extended Degree Program. While providing strong emotional support for two friends who were battling cancer, Patricia was diagnosed herself. This scholarship assists highly motivated students who are enrolled in the Adult Degree Programs (formerly Extended Degree).

Bonnie M. and Fergus P. Hughes Annual Scholarship

Discipline: Human Development/Psychology | Student: Continuing, Human Development or Psychology Major

Description: The Bonnie M. and Fergus P. Hughes Annual Scholarship was created in November of 2007 to assist students majoring in Human Development and/or Psychology. Fergus Hughes began his career at UW-Green Bay in 1972 as a faculty member in human development and psychology. In 2004, Professor Hughes moved from the classroom to serve as Interim Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences until his retirement in 2007. Bonnie Hughes, a 1974 UW-Green Bay graduate, has been active in campus and community activities, including service on the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association Board of Directors.

Arda Ishkhanian Summer Art Studio Camp Annual Award

Discipline: Art | Student: Summer Camp Attendee

Description: Arda Ishkhanian (1957-2013) was an artist and popular longtime Summer Art Studio Camp instructor at UW-Green Bay. Of Armenian descent, she was born in Egypt and attended high school in Beirut, Lebanon before immigrating to America in the late 1970s. She graduated from California College of Arts with a BFA in Film and Video, and then continued her studies in Interactive Multimedia at San Francisco State University and received her BA in Art Education from the University of Iowa. As a teacher, she shared her passion for the Arts with her students and loved to share her world experiences and introduce students to the art of other cultures. This scholarship was established in her memory to help students attend the Summer Art Studio Camps.

Humana Annual Scholarship

Discipline: Business or Accounting | Student: Continuing

Description: In 2011, Humana and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay began to discuss ways to enhance their partnership. Humana is the largest employer in Brown County and strives to be the employer of choice for UW-Green Bay students at the time of graduation. Humana is very involved with the students, faculty, and staff, and the organization knows that the students who graduate from UW-Green Bay are high caliber students ready to contribute when they enter the work place. This scholarship signifies the continued community partnership between Humana and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and will benefit students in the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business with a record of high academic achievement.

Lovell Ives Jazz Scholarship

Discipline: Music | Student: Continuing

Description: Established in 1985 by music department faculty, this program awards annual scholarships to students who perform for jazz ensemble or vocal jazz ensemble and exhibit a high quality of jazz skills, including improvisation.

Wayne Jaeckel Scholarship

Discipline: Music | Student: Continuing

Description: This memorial scholarship was established by the family and friends of former University of Wisconsin-Green Bay music department teacher Wayne Jaeckel. The scholarship shall be awarded to a student who is deemed an excellent performer who is proficient on both saxophone and clarinet.

Herbert Fisk Johnson Professorship in Environmental Science

Discipline: Faculty - Environmental Studies | Student: Not Applicable

Description: This award was established in 1985 by Samuel C. Johnson and his wife Imogene in honor of Samuel's father. Herbert Fisk Johnson was the grandson of Samuel Curtis Johnson, founder of the Johnson Wax Company.

Mildred T. Jorgenson Scholarship

Discipline: Women's Basketball | Student: Student Athlete

Description: This scholarship was established in 1999 with a gift from the estate of Mildred T. Jorgenson. She was a resident of Green Bay who established a trust to provide support to the UW-Green Bay women's basketball program and other area non-profit entities. The recipient is a member of the UW-Green Bay women's basketball team who is in good academic standing.

Anni Kacynski Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: Music | Student: Continuing

Description: This scholarship was established in loving memory of Anni Kacynski. Anni's life was a testimony to the the power and joy of art. Through color, shape and harmony, Anni was able to translate, inspire and share the beauty of life she so loved. Although she battled cancer for years, Anni did not allow it to shadow or define her. Her most beautiful, lasting creation was living life to the fullest, and the joy she inspired by doing so.

Drs. Kumar and Sivu Kangayappan Family Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: After serving UW-Green Bay for over four decades as a professor in Urban and Regional Studies, Dr. Kumar Kangayappan earned the honor of the University's most senior faculty member. Over his tenure at UW-Green Bay, Kumar and his wife, Sivu, have exemplified what it means to be University advocates and avid supporters of higher education. Beyond the classroom, Kumar serves on the Founders Association Board of Directors, and together Kumar and Sivu established two scholarship endowments at UW-Green Bay - this one in their names and another one honoring Albert Einstein and Mahatma Gandhi. They have also established endowed scholarships at Silver Lake College and University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc, as well as two scholarships abroad - in Coimbatore and Erode in India.

Micheal Kazar Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: Art | Student: Continuing

Description: The Michael Kazar Memorial Scholarship for Art was established in 1993 by Adeline Kazar in memory of her late husband, Michael, who was professor emeritus in the art department at UW-Green Bay. Scholarship recipients are recommended by the art faculty.

Kendle Family Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: Business | Student: Continuing

Description: Paul and Colleen Kendle established this fund as an annual scholarship in 2011 and converted it to an endowment in 2013. Paul and Colleen have been long time supporters of UW-Green Bay academics and athletics. Paul is the Area President for Wells Fargo Bank in Green Bay and also served on the Founders Association Board of Directors from 1995-2010. Recipients will be business administration majors of at least junior status, in good academic standing and demonstrate a strong record of activity outside the classroom in areas such as community service and volunteerism.

Sally and Bernie Killoran Education Scholarship

Discipline: Education | Student: Continuing

Description: Sally and Bernie Killoran, long-time friends of UW-Green Bay established this scholarship in 2007. The recipient(s) of this scholarship must be of upper classman status, have been accepted into the education program, must be in excellent academic standing, and have demonstrated scholastic and practical excellence in both classroom and out-of-classroom settings.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Cesar Chavez Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Created in 2009, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Cesar Chavez Scholarship will benefit undergraduate students at UW-Green Bay who have graduated from a high school in Northeast Wisconsin and who are a member of a diverse audience.

Mark King Endowed Golf Scholarship

Discipline: Men or Women’s Golf | Student: Continuing

Description: Mark King is an illustrious UW-Green Bay alumnus. A Green Bay native and 1981 graduate with a degree in Business Administration, he is currently the President and CEO of TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company. He continues to be an advocate of his alma mater through his service on the UW-Green Bay Foundation Board of Directors, his sponsorship of the annual TaylorMade-adidas Pro-Am golf tournament to benefit the Athletics department, and his visits back to campus to speak at events and inspire students.

Anne Kok Scholarship for Social Work

Discipline: Social Work | Student: Continuing

Description: This fund was established by Paul Kok in memory of his wife Anne, who was tragically killed in an automobile accident in the spring of 2008. Anne was the director of the UW-Green Bay Social Work program and friend to all at the University. The scholarship will be awarded to continuing full-time undergraduate student majoring in social work or related field, pursuing an academic-sponsored international learning experience, or is a student at the University of Jordan seeking enrollment at UW-Green Bay. All applicants must be in good academic standing.

Lucy Krchma Education Scholarship

Discipline: Education | Student: Continuing

Description: The Lucy Krchma Education Scholarship was created in 1986 by the Krchma family and friends of the family. Lucy was a teacher for 50 years and taught in Madison and in the Luxemburg-Casco area. This scholarship is intended to recognize and assist students in the education program who have achieved a record of academic excellence. Evidence of past and current leadership activities and community service, particularly of an educational nature, is considered in the awarding of this scholarship.

Billie Kress Phuture Phoenix Scholarship

Discipline: Phuture Phoenix | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Created in 2008 by longtime University supporter Irene (Billie) Kress, this scholarship will provide financial assistance to new and continuing students who have participated in the Phuture Phoenix program.

Bruce La Plante Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: Information Sciences and Computing Sciences | Student: Continuing

Description: Established in 2009 in memory of former UW-Green Bay faculty member Bruce la Plante, this scholarship benefits students involved in the Computer Science or Information Science disciplines.

Joseph and Mac LaForce Business Scholarship

Discipline: Business | Student: Continuing (Brown County)

Description: Eleanor (Mac) LaForce created the Joseph and Mac LaForce Business Scholarship in memory of her husband who passed away in 2007. Joseph LaForce was the founder of LaForce Inc., the Green Bay-based distributor of doors, frames, and related hardware. What started as a small local hardware supplier, has grown to include six offices throughout the Midwest with approximately 400 employees. Recipients of the scholarship will be selected by the UW-Green Bay Business Department Scholarship Committee. Awardees must be full-time students majoring in business administration or a related field, be Brown County residents, have reached junior status and be in good academic standing.

Nanette M. Nelson and Douglas P. Landwehr Annual Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: The sponsors of the Nanette M. Nelson and Douglas P. Landwehr Annual Scholarship are lifelong residents of Green Bay. Nanette is a longtime member of the UW-Green Bay Founders Association and, as Executive Vice President of the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, has an ongoing interest in improving the educational attainment of our local workforce. Douglas is a 2002 MS graduate of UW-Green Bay in Administrative Science. He is a faculty member of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and works with GED and HSED candidates.

Steven and Maureen Lapacz Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: Freshman

Description: University of Wisconsin-Green Bay graduates Steven and Maureen Lapacz established this scholarship in February of 1998. Steven and Maureen are Green Bay residents who want to help provide a UW-Green Bay education to young people who may not otherwise be able to afford it. Recipients of this scholarship must also have average academic ability, but possess a strong desire to learn and have a history of providing public service.

Bill and Pat Larsen Endowed Phuture Phoenix Scholarship

Discipline: Phuture Phoenix | Student: Freshman

Description: This scholarship was established by Bill and Pat Larsen based on their strong belief in the need for education. They have been supporters and advocates for the Phuture Phoenix Program since it began in 2004. The Larsens believe in the need for strong role models for young students to better enable them to dream of a future for themselves and how to make these dreams a reality. Bill was founder and CEO of Computech Resources, a technology and consulting firm. Prior to working for IBM for 25 years, Pat taught elementary school for 7 years. Pat is a member of the UWGB Founders Association Board.

Learning in Retirement Program Endowment

Discipline: LIR | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Established in 2008, contributions to this fund help support the UW-Green Bay Learning in Retirement program.

Althea Steele Lederer Scholarship

Discipline: Art or Journalism | Student: Continuing

Description: The Althea Steele Lederer Scholarship was established in 1979 by Albert Lederer in memory of his late wife, Althea. Mrs. Lederer studied journalism and worked professionally as a newspaper writer and editor until illness forced her to retire. This scholarship is awarded to a continuing student majoring in art or journalism.

Jon (Jack) A. LeDuc Endowed Scholarship Honoring Ralph Staudenmaier

Discipline: General | Student: Transfer student from UW-Marinette

Description: Jack LeDuc established this scholarship in 2013 to support students who transfer from UW-Marinette to UW-Green Bay. The scholarship honors Ralph Staudenmaier, businessman and Democratic Party leader from Marinette. Ralph became LeDuc's greatest contributor and mentor in LeDuc's 1972 U.S. Congress campaign and benefactor as LeDuc struggled to build radio station WJLW-FM 95.9. While both were longtime Democratic Party leaders, they believed in the creed that answers lay not just in partisan politics but in "Common Sense" and history as Thomas Paine wrote in 1776. They also believed that improving education for those in financial need was our greatest investment in the future for a prosperous and peaceful United States of America. Staudenmaier's education never got far beyond 8th grade, but his love for helping others and continuous learning inspired LeDuc. Without Ralph's help years ago, this endowment could never have been accomplished. It is the donors hope that those who benefit from these scholarships will one day after graduation create their own scholarships or contribute to this fund assisting others in need.

LeMieux Chapel Fund

Discipline: LeMieux Chapel | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Created in 2006, this fund helps support and maintain the LeMieux Chapel situated on the UW-Green Bay arboretum trail.

Janet and Charles Lieb Phuture Phoenix Scholarship

Discipline: Phuture Phoenix | Student: New and Continuing

Description: This scholarship was created in 2008 by longtime University supporters Janet '93 and Charles Lieb. This scholarship will benefit students in the Phuture Phoenix program.

Herb and Marie Liebmann Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: Engineering Technology or Pre-Engineering | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Herb and Marie Liebmann grew up in what is now the East side of Green Bay and raised six children within five miles of UW-Green Bay. While neither Herb nor Marie was able to attend college, they both had high regard for education and the educational process. Herb was a self-taught professional engineer and Marie strongly encouraged her children in their pursuit of educational excellence. Several of their children and grandchildren have earned Bachelor's and post-graduate degrees. Two of their sons, Jim and Rick, hold engineering degrees from Michigan Technological University. And more than 40 years ago the Liebmanns "adopted" two UW-Green Bay Professors from India, helping them to become acclimated to Wisconsin and to their new positions. Those two Professors, Dr. Ganga Nair and Dr. Kumar Kangayappan, devoted their entire academic careers to the students of UW-Green Bay, and they remain close friends of the Donor to this day (noting sadly the death of Dr. Nair in 2010). Finally, another child (Bill) of Herb and Marie is a UW-Green Bay graduate and is presently a Judge in California. With that background, and after Herb's death in 2007, Marie decided to fund the Herb and Marie Liebmann Endowed Scholarship Fund to assist worthy engineering and/or engineering technology students in achieving their educational goals.

Madigan Family Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing - Brown, Kewaunee and Door Counties

Description: James and Doris Madigan established the Madigan Family Scholarship in 1995. Mr. Madigan is the founder, past president/CEO and current chairman of the board of Feeco International. Doris, A 1983 UW-Green Bay alumna, was a passionate supporter of education. This scholarship is awarded to students from Brown, Kewaunee, or Door counties who show strong academic promise.

Lise Lotte Gammeltoft Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: Humanistic Studies | Student: Continuing

Description: Lise Lotte Gammeltoft is a true friend and community advocate for UW-Green Bay. Her areas of support include the Weidner Center, the Phoenix Fund and academic programs. She has donated her time through service on the Phoenix Fund Board of Directors and as a founding committee member for the popular lecture series After Thoughts. Beyond UW-Green Bay, Lise's activism in the community is especially committed to supporting the arts, women's issues and the economically disadvantaged. She obtained her B.A. from Goucher College, graduate degree from the London School of Economics, and J.D. from UW-Madison. After a career as a respected attorney, she retired from active practice in 2009.

Robert H. Maier Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: Continuing

Description: The Robert H. Maier Memorial Scholarship was established by Jane A. Maier in 2006 in memory of her late husband, Robert, who was UW-Green Bay's first vice chancellor in 1967 (and was the University's second employee). Robert also served in various administrative positions and on the science and environmental change, and public and environmental faculties; before leaving in 1979 to become vice chancellor at East Carolina University. The scholarship will be awarded to a full-time continuing student in good academic standing who has demonstrated financial need.

Kathy Majewski Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing - Pulaski High School Graduates

Description: The Kathy Majewski Memorial Scholarship was established by Jim and Mary Lou Majewski and their family. While a student at UW-Green Bay, Kathy was the victim of a tragic and senseless murder. Her family established the award as a tribute to Kathy's love for UW-Green Bay. Scholarships are awarded to students from Pulaski High School who have met specific academic criteria.

Management Women Inc. Scholarship

Discipline: General (Female Only) | Student: New or Continuing

Description: Management Women, Inc. is a membership organization in Green Bay which seeks to promote an environment of self-growth, support and development of current and future professional women. Their membership includes professional, involved women who represent a balance of the many talents management requires. Management Women, Inc. awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships directly to women seeking post-secondary education before establishing an endowed scholarship at UW-Green Bay.

Steven and Janelle Maricque Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: Freshman

Description: Steve '78 and Janelle '82 Maricque established this scholarship in 2013 after a long history of annual giving to their alma mater. As first-generation college graduates they recognize the value and importance of education and the need to provide students with financial resources to realize their educational goals. Steve is President of the Bellin Health Foundation and Janelle serves as the Advisor and Career Services Coordinator at Bellin College. Together the couple gives generously to the Green Bay Community, and this scholarship endowment will support incoming freshman from Northeastern Wisconsin.

William and Kathleen Matchefts Annual Scholarship

Discipline: General (Female Only) | Student:Continuing

Description:As two proud alumni, Bill and Kathy Matchefts have supported the University for over 20 years. Bill graduated in 1987 with a degree in Psychology and Human Development and currently serves as the Principal of St. Mary's Catholic School in Luxemburg, Wisconsin. Kathy returned to college to complete the Adult Degree program in 1999 and is now retired from Humana after 21 years of successful service. As former returning adult students, Bill and Kathy developed a sincere appreciation for that "second chance opportunity" to attain a college education. In establishing this scholarship, their intent is to give a helping hand to a UW-Green Bay student who is trying his/her hardest and will benefit from this gift.

Matter Memorial Scholarship Recognizing Promise in Psychological Science

Discipline: Psychology | Student: Continuing

Description: Dr. Chuck Matter, who passed away in 2011, served UW-Green Bay with distinction as an Associate Professor of Psychology and as the chairperson of the program for many years. He was responsible for mentoring many students who went on to excel in doctoral programs in psychology, as well as medical and professional schools. As a way of recognizing his dedication to undergraduate students and the field of psychology, his family has created a scholarship specifically designed to support an outstanding psychology major who plans to pursue graduate studies after finishing his or her work at UW-Green Bay.

H. Weldon McGee Environmental Program Discretionary Fund

Discipline: Environmental Studies | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Gifts to this account will help fund various environmental initiatives at UW-Green Bay.

Memorial Garden Fund

Discipline: Memorial Garden | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Created in 2010 near the University Union, the Memorial Garden was created for students, faculty, alumni and staff to plant a flower in remembrance of deceased loved ones. The garden is promoted by the students of AMF, a student-led grief support group.

Jack and Engrid Meng Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing - Northeast Wisconsin

Description: Jack Meng, former president and CEO of Schreiber Foods, Inc., and his wife, Engrid, established this scholarship in 1990 because of their strong belief in the value of higher education. This scholarship is awarded to students from Northeast Wisconsin who show strong academic promise.

Robert T. Meyer and Betty Rose Meyer Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Betty Rose Meyer established this scholarship in 1995 in memory of her husband, Robert T. Meyer, a prominent Green Bay businessman. Mrs. Meyer is a strong advocate of higher education and is supportive of numerous charities in Northeast Wisconsin. Recipients of this scholarship must be residents of Northeast Wisconsin and display strong leadership skills and motivation for learning.

Moose Lodge Rod and Gun Club Scholarship

Discipline: Natural and Applied Sciences | Student: Continuing

Description: Established in 2003, this scholarship will provide financial assistance to students in the Natural and Applied Sciences area who have an interest in water quality, soil conservation or wildlife. This annual scholarship is funded through the generosity of the Moose Lodge Rod and Gun Club of Green Bay.

Morgan/Macaluso Family Endowed Scholarship in Natural Sciences

Discipline: Natural and Applied Sciences | Student: Continuing

Description: Mike and Gloria Morgan established this scholarship in 2012 in memory of their parents — Lewis and Ruth Morgan, George and Helen Macaluso — who strongly supported their undergraduate education. Gloria particularly wishes to remember her father, George. who had to leave school to help support his mother and sisters. Nevertheless, he remained an active adult learner throughout his 95 years. Dr. Morgan was a founding member of the Biology and Environmental Science programs in which he taught for 37 years. Gloria Morgan founded and taught a preschool program for 24 years. The scholarship is awarded to full-time students who are majoring in one of the natural sciences, with preference given to botany, ecology or field biology students who are of at least junior status at the time of application. Student must have an internship, field station or other proven field experience initiatives tied to botany, field ecology or closely related fields. Preference will be given to students who have a proven record of volunteering for the betterment of mankind.

Sidney and Ruth Morris Scholarship

Discipline: Pre-Architecture | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Sol H. Morris established this scholarship in 1983 in memory of his brother Sidney (designer and developer of Green Bay's Port Plaza Mall) and his wife, Ruth. The scholarship is awarded to students in the pre-architecture field.

Craig A. Mueller Phuture Phoenix Scholarship

Discipline: Phuture Phoenix | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Craig Mueller, a 1971 UW-Green Bay graduate who passed away in 2007, created the Phuture Phoenix Scholarship in his name that same year. He is the first individual alumnus who has established a $1 million planned gift for UW-Green Bay. Craig was an accomplished pilot who experienced a tragic accident on an airport ramp that nearly took his life, but despite suffering from numerous life-threatening injuries, still had an optimism and passion for life which he displayed through his generosity to others. The scholarship is awarded to students based on the scholarship selection criteria of the Phuture Phoenix Program.

Craig A. Mueller Scholarship for Arts and Visual Design and Communications

Discipline: Communications and Arts and Visual Design | Student: Continuing

Description: Craig Mueller, a 1971 UW-Green Bay graduate who passed away in 2007, created this scholarship in his name that same year. He is the first individual alumnus who has established a $1 million planned gift for UW-Green Bay. Craig was an accomplished pilot who experienced a tragic accident on an airport ramp that nearly took his life, but despite suffering from life-threatening injuries, used his optimism and passion for life which he displayed through his generosity to others. This scholarship will benefit students in the Communications and Arts and Visual Design areas.

Roxanne M. and Ted C. Murray Midwest Academy Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: Freshman

Description: Established in 2010 by University supporters Roxanne and Ted Murray, this scholarship will provide financial assistance to students who graduate from the Midwest Academy of Keokuk, Iowa. Recipients must have excelled academically and have demonstrated leadership qualities.

Roxanne M. and Ted C. Murray Women's Basketball Scholarship

Discipline: Women's Basketball | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Established in 2010, this scholarship will provide financial assistance to a student on the UW-Green Bay women's basketball team who graduated from a Wisconsin high school and who excels academically. Generous support for this award is made possible through Roxanne and Ted Murray.

Music Faculty Scholarship

Discipline: Music | Student: Continuing

Description: The Music Faculty Scholarship was established in 1990 with a gift from the nieces and nephews of Ruth M. Berger. Mrs. Berger had a high regard for education and was a strong patron of the arts. Recipients of this scholarship are continuing students who have made outstanding contributions to the music program.

Ganga and Elizabeth Nair Endowed Scholarship for Natural Sciences

Discipline: Natural and Applied Sciences | Student: Continuing

Description: Elizabeth Nair established this scholarship in 2010 in memory of her husband, Prof. Ganga Nair. Prof. Nair, a founding faculty member of UW-Green Bay, taught Plant-Forest Pathology, Mycology and Conservation of Natural Resources on a global level for 40 years. He was a world traveler, world-renowned scientist and world class advocate for forest preservation. The scholarship is awarded to full time students who are majoring in one of the natural sciences and demonstrate a strong commitment to conservation. Preference is given to students with interest in Plant- and Forest Pathology or in Mycology. The applicants should be undergraduates with junior or senior standing and have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.3.

Natural and Applied Science Endowment

Discipline: Natural and Applied Sciences | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Established by faculty from the NAS area to provide resources to be used as scholarships or other awards as determined by the NAS department.

Kay and Jim Nelson Annual Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: After graduating from UW-Green Bay in 1978, Dr. Kay Nelson earned a Master of Science degree in Business from Hampton University and a Doctorate in Management Information Systems from The University of Texas at Austin. She is a first generation college student in her family.  Her professional experience is equally impressive - she has extensive international management experience with organizations such as Proctor & Gamble, Apple Computer and NATO.  Her research has been with major companies including Boeing, Ford, IBM, and Cardinal Health. To add to these accolades, she was awarded the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award in 2000 - one of the highest honors for a new faculty member. She is currently employed by Southern Illinois University Carbondale as a Full Professor of Management Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, and Management.  Dr. Jim Nelson is also a faculty member in Management Information systems at SIUC. Recognizing the high percentage of students at UW-Green Bay who are the first in their family to attend college, their scholarship is awarded to first-generation college students.

Jay and Barbara Nick Family Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: Freshman

Description: Jay and Barb '83 Nick are very proud of UW-Green Bay and established this scholarship in 2013 to give back to Barbara's alma mater. As a student at UW-Green Bay in 1981, Barb was looking at job postings on a campus bulletin board and ultimately landed a job at Wisconsin Public Service (WPSC) as a technical writer. While working at WPSC, Barb continued taking classes at UWGB and worked as a writing skills lab assistant under Professor Don Larmouth. Barb credits Professor Larmouth with enhancing and developing her technical writing skills. During her thirty-plus year career, Barb progressed through the ranks at WPSC/Integrys, and as of 2013 held the position of President for Minnesota Energy Resources Corporation and Michigan Gas Utilities Corporation. Jay retired from WPSC/Integrys as Manager of Applied Technology. He is a graduate of UW-Madison '75 with a BS degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Together they have a blended family of six children, all UW-Madison graduates. This scholarship endowment will pass along the opportunity for a quality education to students from Northeastern Wisconsin.

Lorraine M. Noll Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Discipline: Nursing | Student: Continuing

Description: The family of Lorraine M. Noll created this scholarship in her memory to recognize her contributions to, and leadership for, the Nursing Program at UW-Green Bay. Her children and their spouses, Andrew and Lisa Noll, Joseph and Sally Noll, Robert and Amy Noll and Sarah (Noll) and Don Geiger, chose to create a memorial scholarship in the summer of 2008.

Northeast Wisconsin Engineering Scholarship

Discipline: Pre-Engineering | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Frederick and Patricia Baer established this scholarship in 1987. Mr. Baer, who passed away in 2006, served as the president of Paper Converting Machine Company, Green Bay. Mrs. Baer remains a special friend of the University. L.G. Wood Hall, an academic building on campus, is named after Mrs. Baer's father who played a key role in bringing the University to Northeastern Wisconsin. The scholarship is awarded to full-time, first- and second-year students who are registered in the pre-engineering program, meet specific course requirements and are in excellent academic standing.

Northeast Wisconsin Oncology Nursing Society

Discipline: Nursing | Student: Continuing

Description: The Northeast Wisconsin Chapter of Oncology Nurses Society is a part of a national organization comprised of more than 33,000 registered nurses and other healthcare providers dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, research and administration in oncology nursing. It's also the largest professional oncology association in the world. This scholarship, created in 2006, provides scholarship support to students majoring in Nursing.

Ronald and Suzette Pfeifer Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: Fine Arts | Student: Phuture Phoenix participant from Green Bay East High School Institute for the Fine Arts

Description: Ron and Suzy Pfeifer, long-time supporters of UW-Green Bay academics and athletics, established this scholarship endowment in 2012. Ron is a lawyer in Green Bay and joined the Founders Association Board of Directors in 2012. Suzy works as the Director of Marketing & Fund Development for Encompass Early Education and Child Care. Suzy also served UW-Green Bay as the Director of Major Gifts in University Advancement prior to joining Encompass. She has been recognized a community member who has generously assisted in the advancement of women and has devoted significant time and energy to Green Bay community development.

Anonymous Phuture Phoenix Scholarship

Discipline: Phuture Phoenix | Student: New and Continuing

Description: The Anonymous Phuture Phoenix Scholarship was established in 2009. The fund provides scholarship and tuition assistance to students who have participated in some aspect of the Phuture Phoenix program.

Phuture Phoenix Philanthropists

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing - Phuture Phoenix Graduates

Description: Gifts to this fund will support scholarships at UW-Green Bay for students who have successfully completed their K-12 education with the help of the Phuture Phoenix program. (Please note, contributions to this fund do not include membership benefits.)

Piano Scholarship

Discipline: Music | Student: New and Continuing

Description: The Northeast Wisconsin Piano Teachers Association started this fund to provide scholarships to students at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay who excel at playing piano.

Edward and Cecelia Plass Farm Scholarship

Discipline: Phuture Phoenix | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Established in 2010, the Edward and Cecelia Plass Farm Scholarship was created to support students who have a strong academic record, an appreciation for the effort required to achieve a baccalaureate degree, and a passion for higher education. The scholarship was established by LeRoy and Edith Rogers of Ontonagon, MI, in recognition of Edith's parents.

Point Sauble Wetland Endowment

Discipline: Point Sauble | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Established in 1999, this fund supports projects and studies dealing with the operation and preservation of the Point Sauble Wetland area.

Prast Family Scholarship

Discipline: Business Administration | Student: Continuing

Description: This scholarship was established in 2008 by former UW-Green Bay Founders Association President Jim Prast. The scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students who have graduated from a high school in Northeastern Wisconsin and demonstrate financial need. The recipient must be pursuing a degree in business administration and a minor in the liberal arts.

Ralph C. Pratt Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: Music (Instrument) | Student: Continuing

Description: Sylvia Pratt established this scholarship in 2002 in memory of her father, Ralph Pratt. Mr. Pratt was a student at UW-Green Bay before it became a four-year campus. He was a life-long musician and a devotee of the University's Jazz Festival. The scholarship is awarded to full-time students who are pursuing an instrumental (versus vocal) music degree by obtaining either a bachelor of music degree (with a major or minor in music education or music performance), or a bachelor of art degree (with a major or minor in applied music or jazz studies).

Carlton and Geraldine Pressey Memorial Award

Discipline: Nursing | Student: Continuing

Description: Established in 2004 by Diane Glasser in honor of her parents, this scholarship benefits high-achieving BSN-LINC/National Nursing students.

William F. Prevetti Scholarship

Discipline: Visual Arts | Student: Continuing

Description: Karen Prevetti Kersten established this scholarship in 1985 in memory of her late husband, William F. Prevetti, who served as professor of art at the UW-Green Bay. He was also the University's first art curator. Recipients of this scholarship are students who demonstrate exceptional talent and are recommended by the chair of the University's visual arts program.

Professional Development Fund for Academic Staff

Discipline: Academic Staff - General | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Provides professional development funding for UW-Green Bay Academic Staff members.

Professional Development Fund for Classified Staff Endowment

Discipline: Classified Staff - General | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Provides gifts to the Classified Staff Endowment Fund, with earnings used for professional development funding for UW-Green Bay Classified Staff members.

Professional Development Fund for Faculty

Discipline: Faculty - General | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Provides professional development funding for UW-Green Bay Faculty.

Public and Environmental Affairs Scholarship

Discipline: Public and Environmental Affairs | Student: Continuing

Description: Created in 2008 by faculty members from the Public and Environmental Affairs area, the scholarship benefits high-achieving students majoring in Public and Environmental Affairs.

Tim Quigley Art Scholarship

Discipline: Arts Management | Student: Continuing

Description: Established in 2010, the Tim Quigley Art Scholarship provides financial assistance to a student majoring or minoring in Arts Management at UW-Green Bay. This award recognizes the contributions of Tim Quigley, a longtime staff member at UW-Green Bay, responsible for Bayfest and other campus/community endeavors.

Sergeant Leo A. Remondini, Jr. Memorial Annual Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Sergeant Leo A. Remondini Jr. was born and raised in Caspian, Michigan. He followed a family legacy of serving in the Armed Forces and served two tours to the Republic of Korea and then served in the Vietnam War.  While on an operation in Quang Nam Sector, Republic of Vietnam on January 3, 1966, Leo was mortally wounded. Due to his heroism on that date, Sergeant Remondini was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, the nation's Secord Highest Award for bravery. This scholarship was established by Leo's brother, Thomas, in 2012.  Thomas is a former United States Army Staff Sergeant who too served in the Republic of Vietnam and is a UW-Green Bay alumnus.

Sharon J. Resch Endowed Scholarship for Fine Arts

Discipline: Music | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Sharon Resch is a devoted community activist and philanthropist, touching many humanitarian efforts in the Green Bay area. Among the many causes that have benefited from Sharon's support is the Fine Arts Institute at Green Bay East High School. Sharon's own passion and talent for the fine arts earned her a dance scholarship at the age of 11 and from there she earned impressive roles with a professional touring group, roles with the Chicago Opera Ballet and on Broadway in New York City. She spent time acting and choreographing in Los Angeles before moving to Green Bay with her husband, Dick Resch. Her influence on the Green Bay fine arts community is expansive, and she continues her outreach with this endowed scholarship that benefits graduates of the Fine Arts Institute at Green Bay East High School who continue their studies at UW-Green Bay.

Richardson Jazz Scholarship

Discipline: Music - Jazz | Student: Continuing

Description: David Richardson established this scholarship in memory of his brother, Charles, who passed away as a result of cancer. Charles Richardson was a Sheboygan area businessman who had a love for the saxophone and jazz music. He was a good friend of John Salerno, an associate professor of music at UW-Green Bay. The scholarship is awarded annually to students who play saxophone, are registered and perform for jazz ensemble, and are recommended by the music department faculty. The corpus of this scholarship was developed primarily from gifts from friends of the UW-Green Bay jazz program.

Ginny and Jack Riopelle Phuture Phoenix Scholarship

Discipline: Phuture Phoenix | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Established in 2008 by longtime University supporters Jack and Ginny Riopelle, this scholarship will benefit students in the Phuture Phoenix program.

Donna Ritch Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: Freshman

Description: Donna Ritch has been a long time faculty member at UW-Green Bay in the Human Biology and Biology programs. In 2007 she became Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Science. This endowed scholarship, established in 2013, is provided to a first year student who has graduated from a high school in the northeastern Wisconsin area.

John and Anne Rose Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing - Wisconsin Only

Description: This scholarship was established in 1997 by Betty Rose Meyer in memory of her parents, John and Anne Rose. John Rose was credited with saving the banking industry in Green Bay during the crash of 1929. He then successfully guided the local financial and business communities through the turbulent early years of the Great Depression. Mr. Rose built what was then Kellogg Bank into what is now Associated Bank of Green Bay. His leadership is credited with helping build a strong foundation for Northeast Wisconsin's growth and development. Anne Rose did much to enhance the area's quality of life through her civic and volunteer involvement. The scholarship is awarded to students from Wisconsin who have displayed leadership skills and a strong motivation for learning.

Meredith B. and John M. Rose Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Meredith and John Rose established in 1985 what was then the University's single largest scholarship. Mr. Rose, who passed away in 2003, served as president of Associated Bank (formerly Kellogg Bank) for many years and provided leadership in the financial community for downtown Green Bay redevelopment, countywide infrastructure improvements, and public education. One of the campus' academic buildings bears the name of John M. Rose (Rose Hall) in recognition of his work on behalf of the campus and community. Mrs. Rose was a strong advocate and volunteer for Planned Parenthood and had been involved with the organization since its beginning. The scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen who graduated in the top ten percent of their class and continuing students of sophomore status or greater who are in high academic standing.

Ben J. and Joyce Rosenberg Professorship

Discipline: Faculty - General | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Gary Rosenberg and Barbara Rosenberg Shure established this award in memory of their parents, Ben J. and Joyce Rosenberg. The Rosenbergs were longtime residents of Green Bay and initiated philanthropic support for UW-Green Bay as early as 1967.

Paul and Thea Sager Scholarship in Memory of Edward W. Weidner

Discipline: Natural and Applied Sciences | Student: Continuing

Description: This scholarship was established by Professor Emeritus Paul and Professor Emerita Thea Sager. The Sagers are retired from UW-Green Bay. Paul was a professor in the Natural and Applied Sciences area and Thea in Human Biology. The scholarship is awarded to continuing students at UW-Green Bay who have demonstrated excellence in a student research project or research paper that has been entered in the Academic Awards symposium and who has a minimum grade point average of 3.0. The recipient will be chosen by the faculty members of the Biodiversity Committee.

Sandmire Scholarship

Discipline: Medicine | Student: Continuing

Description: The Herbert F. and Crystal J. Sandmire Scholarship was established in 1987. Dr. Sandmire is a doctor of obstetrics and gynecology. Mrs. Sandmire, a 1980 UW-Green Bay graduate, has been an active member of the community and the Brown County Medical Society Auxiliary. She also served on the University's Founders Association Board of Directors. The scholarship is awarded to continuing students who intend to pursue a career in medicine.

Denise Scheberle Annual Scholarship

Discipline: Political Science | Student: Continuing

Description: Beloved by students and faculty alike, Denise Scheberle exemplifies teaching at its best, most sincere and passionate. As a winner of Founders Association, UW System and national teaching and community outreach awards, Denise serves as an inspiration for academic excellence and civic engagement, both qualities that are central to the political science department at UW-Green Bay. This award will recognize and celebrate her commitment to our campus and, most importantly, to our students.

Walter and Gertrude Scherf Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing - Northeast Wisconsin

Description: Walter and Gertrude Scherf established this scholarship in 1976. Mr. Scherf was a well-respected Green Bay area businessman. Recipients of this scholarship are high school graduates from Brown County or Northeast Wisconsin.

Schmitt Park Neighborhood Association Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Created in 2010 by members of the Schmitt Park Neighborhood Association, this fund supports students attending UW-Green Bay from the Schmitt Park area.

Schober Family Endowed Scholarship for Business

Discipline: Business Administration | Student: Continuing

Description: Established in 2013 by Thomas L. Schober and Suzan Schober Murray, this scholarship represents a strong belief in higher education, a deep appreciation for the University campus property and the family's commitment to the University's mission in this community. Suzan received an M.S. degree from UW-Green Bay in 1991. Tom's deceased father, Leonard Max Schober, was a well-known architect who designed several buildings in the UW-System. Tom served on the UW-Green Bay Founders Association Board of Directors for over 10 years. This scholarship will benefit students enrolled in the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business who are majoring in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources Management.

Schott Family Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: Music | Student: Continuing

Description: This scholarship was established in 2003 in memory of Joseph Schott; five years later it was rededicated to memorialize Gloria Schott. Today it stands as a tribute to loving parents and the memory of a dear brother, Terry – a UW-Green Bay Hall of Famer. The family continues to support the scholarship, reflecting their commitment to higher education and love for music. The eligible recipient must be of junior/senior status, in good academic standing, and with a major in music – preference is given to those who play the clarinet.

Casie Rindfleisch-Schulz Scholarship in Psychology and Human Development

Discipline: Psychology and Human Development | Student: Continuing

Description: Casie Rindfleisch-Schulz and her husband Danny Schulz established this annual scholarship in 2011 to benefit students in the Human Development and Psychology programs. Casie graduated from UW-Green Bay in May of 2006 with a double major in Human Development and Psychology. Active on campus, Casie graduated Summa Cum Laude and earned Distinction in the Major. Danny graduated from UW-Green Bay in December of 2005 with a double major in Accounting and Business Administration. While an undergraduate, Danny was active on campus with numerous student groups, including the Student Ambassadors.

Daniel Schulz Scholarship in Accounting

Discipline: Accounting | Student: Continuing

Description: Daniel (Danny) Schulz and his wife Casie Rindfleisch-Schulz established this annual scholarship in 2011 to benefit students in the Accounting program. Danny graduated from UW-Green Bay in December of 2005 with a double major in Accounting and Business Administration. While an undergraduate, Danny was very active on campus with numerous student groups, including the Student Ambassadors. Casie graduated from UW-Green Bay in May of 2006 with a double major in Human Development and Psychology. Also active on campus, Casie graduated Summa Cum Laude and earned Distinction in the Major. The scholarship is awarded to full-time students who are majoring in Accounting.

Daniel Schulz Scholarship in Business

Discipline: Business Administration | Student: Continuing

Description: Daniel (Danny) Schulz and his wife Casie Rindfleisch-Schulz established this annual scholarship in 2011 to benefit students in the Business Administration program. Danny graduated from UW-Green Bay in December of 2005 with a double major in Accounting and Business Administration. While an undergraduate, Danny was very active on campus with numerous student groups, including the Student Ambassadors. Casie graduated from UW-Green Bay in May of 2006 with a double major in Human Development and Psychology. Also active on campus, Casie graduated Summa Cum Laude and earned Distinction in the Major. The scholarship is awarded to full-time students who are majoring in Business Administration.

Science and Math Scholarship

Discipline: Natural and Applied Sciences | Student: Continuing

Description: This scholarship was created by, and is sustained by, faculty members of the Natural and Applied Sciences area of the UW-Green Bay.

Second Gear of the University League Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: Continuing

Description: The Second Gear was a small consignment and retail operation located near the Garden Cafe that dedicated a portion of proceeds to the store. When Second Gear closed, the University League was dissolved. The balance of funds in the organization's account was gifted to create an endowment to provide an annual scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to a continuing full-time student who has proven financial need as defined by the Federal Need Analysis System.

Nancy Sell Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: Pre-Engineering, Chemistry or Physics | Student: Continuing

Description: This scholarship was established in 1982 by Nancy Sell, who served as professor in natural and applied sciences at UW-Green Bay. Ms. Sell passed away in 1996. The scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students at UW-Green Bay who are in high academic standing, and who have declared a major in pre-engineering, or a major or minor in chemistry or physics.

Ismail Shariff Endowment

Discipline: Urban and Regional Studies | Student: Continuing

Description: Named in honor of UW-Green Bay faculty member, Dr. Ismail Shariff, this award will go to junior and senior students majoring in Urban and Regional Studies who have an interest in economic development. One of the original faculty members hired at UW-Green Bay, Dr. Shariff retired from teaching in 2011.

Cyndie Shepard Phuture Phoenix Scholarship

Discipline: Phuture Phoenix | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Created in 2008 to honor former University First Lady Cyndie Shepard, this scholarship will provide financial assistance to new and continuing students who have participated in the Phuture Phoenix program.

Cyndie and Bruce Shepard Phuture Phoenix Scholarship

Discipline: Phuture Phoenix | Student: New and Continuing

Description: As a parting gift upon completion of his seven year tenure as chancellor at UW-Green Bay, Bruce and Cyndie Shepard made a gift to create the Cyndie and Bruce Shepard Phuture Phoenix Scholarship Endowment Fund at the university. The gift was announced by the couple at the community-wide thank you celebration that was held on June 20, 2007.

Irene M. Shewalter Scholarship in Theatre

Discipline: Theatre | Student: Continuing

Description: Created in 2008 through an estate gift from the late Irene Shewalter, this scholarship will benefit students in the Theatre program. Irene Shewalter retired from UW-Green Bay in 1978 after 25 years of service in the state of Wisconsin and passed away in 2008.

Spangenberg/Bohm Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: Student-athlete

Description: Pam and Rich Spangenberg created this scholarship in memoriam of Pam's parents, Velora and Harry Bohm. Pam and Rich were long time staff members at UW-Green Bay. They have been and continue to be Phoenix fans. In appreciation of the vast hours of athletic enjoyment, this scholarship is intended for student-athletes who are committed to their sport and their academic pursuits.

ST Paper Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Established in 2011, the ST Paper Scholarship benefits new and continuing students from Brown, Florence, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto or Shawano counties who have a strong record of academic success. This annual scholarship was created through the generous support of Mr. Sahil Tak, vice president of ST Paper, LLC of Oconto Falls.

Ralph R. Stein Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: Communications | Student: Continuing

Description: The Ralph R. Stein Memorial Scholarship was established in 1988 by Charles and Charlotte Alpert in memory of Ralph R. Stein, a cousin and very special friend of Mr. Alpert. This scholarship is available to continuing students in the broad field of communications.

Gerald L. Stone and Ursula Delworth Social Justice Annual Scholarship

Discipline: Demonstrated commitment to multiculturism and diversity
Student:
Continuing (including transfer students)

Description: This scholarship was established in 2013 to recognize the late Professors Stone and Delworth, both of whom were nationally known for their research and leadership in the field of counseling psychology and for their work in multiculturalism. They touched many lives as respected professors and academic mentors, as university counseling center directors and clinicians, and as authors, journal editors, and former Presidents of the American Psychological Association's Society of Counseling Psychology. In those different roles they both advocated for and made significant contributions to the enhancement of multicultural research, the promotion of multicultural competence in professionals, and the overall diversification of the field of psychology and its knowledge base. They were also both personally and professionally dedicated to issues of social justice. This scholarship is open to applicants from all undergraduate programs, as well as undeclared majors, because it is intended to recognize students from across the university who share that commitment to diversity and social justice.

Students in Free Enterprise Endowment Fund

Discipline: SIFE | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Established in 2006, this endowment fund provides financial support to UW-Green Bay's award-winning Students in Free Enterprise program.

Dr. Donel Sullivan Scholarship

Discipline: Human Biology | Student: Continuing

Description: Created in 1993, this scholarship honors the memory and service of Dr. Donel Sullivan M.D., who practiced general medicine for more than 40 years in Green Bay. He died at the age of 74 in 1989.

Barbara Sydow Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: Nursing | Student: Continuing

Description: This scholarship was created in 2009 in memory of former UW-Green Bay staff member Barbara Sydow. Barb began her University career as a financial specialist in the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences Office in 2003, before becoming an academic department associate with the nursing program in 2005, where she continued to work until shortly before her death. The scholarship will be awarded to students in the Professional Program in Nursing who have demonstrated a record of service to the community. Students in the degree-completion program are, typically, registered nurses who hold associate degrees or nursing diplomas and are seeking to complete their bachelor's degrees.

Sahil and Rupa Tak Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student:New and Continuing

Description:Sahil Tak is a native of the Washington, D.C. area and studied finance and information technology at Boston College, where he received his bachelor’s degree in 1999. He worked in finance in New York City until 2007 when he relocated to Oconto Falls with his family’s investment in a century-old tissue mill. Renamed ST Paper LLC, the mill now produces parent rolls that are sold to tissue and napkin converters. Revitalized as one of Oconto County’s largest employers, the company has earned positive attention for a variety of green initiatives including the company’s efficient processing of recycled waste paper. Tak says the company’s emphasis on philanthropy is in keeping with the overall aim of restoring the paper company not only as a leading manufacturer but as a valued, community-conscious corporate citizen.

In 2011, Tak and ST Paper created an annual scholarship fund to benefit students from the six-county area north and northwest of Green Bay where most of the company’s employees, friends and neighbors reside. In 2012, Tak and ST Paper established this endowment fund in the name of Sahil and his wife, Rupa.

Tax Executives Institute-Northeast Wisconsin Chapter Scholarship

Discipline: Business or Accounting | Student: Continuing

Description: The Tax Executives Institute-Northeast Wisconsin Chapter established an annual scholarship in the winter of 2005 to recognize students in the Business Administration area who are studying accounting, particularly those with an interest in taxation.

Theatre First Nighters

Discipline: Theatre | Student: New and Continuing

Description: This fund was established by the Theatre First Nighters organization, which is the fundraising constituent group for the theatre program at UW-Green Bay. The majority of revenue generated by the organization is used to fund scholarships.

Toft Point Stewardship Fund

Discipline: Toft Point | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Contributions to this fund help support the Toft Point natural area.

Oliver and Margaret Trampe Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing - Milwaukee

Description: The Oliver and Margaret Trampe Scholarship was established in 1975 by prominent Milwaukee businessman, Oliver Trampe, and his wife, Margaret. Mr. and Mrs. Trampe are now deceased, but their generosity continues to benefit students at UW-Green Bay. Recipients of this scholarship come to UW-Green Bay from the Milwaukee area and have demonstrated high academic excellence.

U.S. Oil/Schmidt Family Foundation Phuture Phoenix Scholarship

Discipline: Phuture Phoenix | Student: New and Continuing

Description: The U.S. Oil/Schmidt Family Foundation Phuture Phoenix Scholarship was established in March of 2011 to benefit students involved in the UW-Green Bay Phuture Phoenix program. Founded in Appleton, Wis., in 1985, the U.S. Oil/Schmidt Family Foundation, Inc. supports programs and organizations that offer opportunities to the disadvantaged, improve the quality of people's lives, and strengthen communities.

University Education Endowment

Discipline: N/A | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Created as part of the 1996-97 Employee Drive , this endowment fund provides supplemental funds to meet general University operating expenses, as determined in the campus planning and budgeting process.

University Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Discipline: General | Student: First-Year Students

Description: The University Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of deceased University employees and friends, and is comprised of various memorial scholarships. The University Memorial Scholarship includes funds established in memory of Arthur Atkisson, Nancy Datan, Dennis Girard, Abe Shepard, Al Swinerton and Hans Van Beek. Recipients of this scholarship are new freshmen who have demonstrated high academic achievement.

University Union Endowment Fund

Discipline: University Union | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Established in 2006, this fund provides resources to be used for scholarships or other areas of need for the University Union.

University Village Housing Inc. (UVHI)/Residence Life Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: University Village Housing Inc. (UVHI) is a private, non-profit group that issues bonds to finance and develop UW-Green Bay campus housing. Those bonds in turn, are paid off with student rent. UVHI is funding this scholarship to improve the opportunities, success rates, and retention for students while attending UW-Green Bay.

UW Credit Union Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Established in 2008 by the UW Credit Union, this award provides financial assistance to high-achieving students who demonstrate financial need.

UW-Green Bay Advancement Endowment

Discipline: University Advancement | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Contributions are used to support the activities of the University Advancement division.

UW-Green Bay Alumni Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Initiated by Richard Chernick in 2002, this scholarship will recognize full-time, undergraduate students who have a high record of achievement in the classroom, as well as active engagement in the community. Rick is a 1974 graduate of UW-Green Bay and received the Alumni Association's Distinguished Alumni Award in 1992. The scholarship is being funded by previous distinguished alumni award recipients and other graduates of the University.

UW-Green Bay Lecture Series

Discipline: General | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Gifts to this fund are used to support various lecture series program at UW-Green Bay.

UW-Green Bay Memorial Garden

Discipline: Memorial Garden | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Gifts designated to this fund will be used for the upkeep and expansion of the UW-Green Bay Memorial Garden.

UW-Green Bay Retirees Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: Continuing

Description: Created in 2001, this scholarship is made possible through contributions by UW-Green Bay retirees.

Van's Lumber and Custom Builders, Inc. Student-Athlete Scholarship

Discipline: Athletics | Student: Continuing

Description: Kurt VandenHouten, the President of Van's Lumber of Dycksville, Wis., and his family created the Van's Lumber and Custom Builders, Inc. Student-Athlete Scholarship Fund in 2008. Long-time supporters of the UW-Green Bay Intercollegiate Athletics Program, the scholarship was created to provide support to men's and women's basketball players who are upperclassmen and who display strong leadership skills.

Veteran's Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: Armed Forces Veteran (or family connection)

Description: This scholarship was initiated by Joel Halversen, a 1977 graduate, and established in 1999 by UW-Green Bay alumni and veterans of the United States armed forces as a veteran-to-veteran effort in support of higher education at the University. It is awarded to students who have served or are currently serving in the United States armed forces, or students who are dependents of a veteran who died or was disabled during military service.

Vice Chancellor's Fund for Business and Finance

Discipline: Business and Finance | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Gifts are designated for the area of greatest need within their area, as determined by the Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance.

Alison and Nickolas Walker Annual Scholarship in Music

Discipline: Music | Student: Continuing

Description: This scholarship was established in 2011 by Alison (Van Duyse) Walker, a 1989 UW-Green Bay graduate who has a passion for music and performing arts. The recipient must be pursuing a degree in music and preference is given to those who have an interest in vocal performance or musical theatre.

Byron L. Walter Family Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Friends and family established this scholarship in 1981 in memory of Byron and Minnie Walter, and their daughter, Arlene. Mr. Walter was a successful Green Bay businessman who was involved in the founding of Paper Converting Machine Company. Two residence halls on the University campus have been dedicated in memory of Byron and Arlene Walter. The scholarship is awarded to either new or continuing students who have demonstrated leadership skills and maintain high academic achievement.

Weidner Center Endowment (non-membership fund)

Discipline: Weidner Center | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Established to support general operating expenses for the Edward Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.

Edward W. Weidner Carillon Fund

Discipline: Weidner Memorial Carillon | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Erected in 2009, the Edward W. Weidner Memorial Carillon serves to honor the memory of Dr. Weidner, UW-Green Bay's first chancellor. Dr. Weidner led the University from his appointment as its first employee in 1966 through his retirement as chancellor in 1986. He remained in Green Bay and was a driving force on behalf of various University and community initiatives. A carillon, those close to him say, was part of his long-term wish list for the campus he founded. Gifts to this fund help preserve the Weidner Memorial Carillon and the surrounding spaces.

Weidner Family Endowment Fund

Discipline: Multiple | Student: Multiple

Description: The Weidner Family Endowment was established in the late 1990s by the late Chancellor Emeritus Edward W. Weidner. This endowment has a noticeable impact at UW-Green Bay by providing funding for five designated program areas within the University: Intercollegiate Athletics, Music, Theatre, Dance and the Chancellor's Office.

Gary Weidner Memorial Scholarship

Discipline: Men's and Women's Basketball | Student: Student Athlete

Description: This scholarship was established in 2003 by family and friends of Gary Weidner, the son of UW-Green Bay's founding chancellor, Edward Weidner. Gary was a long-time friend of the University and an avid supporter of Division I athletics. The scholarship is awarded to students in the men's and women's basketball programs.

Gary R. Weidner Phuture Phoenix Scholarship

Discipline: Phuture Phoenix | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Created to honor the late Gary Weidner, this scholarship will provide financial assistance to new and continuing students who have participated in the Phuture Phoenix program.

Jean B. Weidner Scholarship

Discipline: Social Work | Student: Continuing

Description: The Jean B. Weidner Scholarship in Social Work was established in 1991 by Dr. Edward and Jean Weidner. Dr. Weidner was the founding chancellor of UW-Green Bay who passed away in 2007. Jean Weidner, who passed away 10 years earlier, was a highly respected social worker. Recipients of this scholarship must demonstrate potential for making a positive contribution to the social work profession.

Marjorie M. Weidner Staff Development Fund

Discipline: Classified Staff - General | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Established in 1998 by former UW-Green Bay employee and friend Marjorie Weidner, this award provides financial assistance for professional development to academic and clerical staff at UW-Green Bay.

Tim and Maryanne Weyenberg Phuture Phoenix Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: Phuture Phoenix | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Tim and Maryanne Weyenberg have been strong supporters and advocates for the Phuture Phoenix Program since its inception. Their commitment to the expansion, improvement and overall development of the program has been demonstrated through their service on the Advisory Board, their financial contributions, and their service as volunteers. Tim is the current President and CEO of The Foth Companies, a consulting, engineering, science and construction services firm in Green Bay. Maryanne is a community activist in Green Bay.

Larry L. Weyers Phuture Phoenix Scholarship

Discipline: Phuture Phoenix | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Created from a gift by the Wisconsin Public Service Foundation, this scholarship will provide 31 scholarships over five years to financially support students attending UW-Green Bay. The UW-Green Bay Phuture Phoenix program is a University/community enterprise inspiring at-risk, underprivileged youth to attend college. Larry Weyers, who has held multiple leadership positions with WPS, has a long record of support for education. Specifically, a few of the initiatives benefiting from his generosity include UW-Green Bay Institute for Learning Partnership, Weidner Center for Performing Arts, Phoenix Fund, Founders Association, the Campaign for UW-Green Bay, research grants and the Phuture Phoenix program.

Rolfe E. White Scholarship

Discipline: Social Work | Student: Continuing

Description: This scholarship was established in 1999 by Dr. Rolfe E. White, who served as professor at UW-Green Bay from 1969 until his retirement in 1998. Dr. White's community service has consistently been on behalf of low-income residents in Brown County. He was instrumental in founding the NEW Community Clinic and is past chair of the Task Force for the Homeless. This scholarship is to assist future social workers who show interest in working with people affected by poverty and related issues.

Wipfli Endowed Scholarship in Accounting

Discipline: Accounting | Student: Continuing

Description: The Wipfli Endowed Scholarship in Accounting will provide financial assistance to UW-Green Bay students who are pursuing a degree in Accounting. Wipfli LLP serves businesses of various sizes, from large public and private companies, to closely held family-owned businesses. Their services include helping clients streamline processes, improve performance, leverage the right technology, and increase financial success. This scholarship is funded through the Wipfli Foundation Inc.

Wochos Family Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: Freshman

Description: Robert Wochos, M.D. and his wife, Judith, long-time residents of the Green Bay area, received their degrees from UW-Madison. Their son, Scott, took classes at newly formed UW-Green Bay in 1970 while attending Green Bay East High School. He subsequently practiced law in Green Bay and served on the UWGB Founders Board and Council of Trustees. His sisters, Lisa and Sally, are both UW graduates with strong ties to Green Bay, where Sally resides. The entire Wochos family are life-long supporters of higher education and proud to be associated with UWGB.

Barth and Mary Jo Wolf Family Endowed Scholarship

Discipline: General | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Both Barth and Mary Jo are alumni of UW-Green Bay and establishing this endowed scholarship is a way for them to give back to the institution from which they both graduated. Barth graduated in 1979 with a degree in Social Change and Development. He obtained his law degree from UW-Madison in 1984. He worked for 25 years at Integrys Energy Group and its predecessor companies, WPS Resources and Wisconsin Public Service. He retired as Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary. Mary Jo earned a degree in Human Development and taught elementary and pre-school for over 20 years in the parochial school system.

Ruby Wolverton Nursing Scholarship

Discipline: Nursing | Student: New and Continuing

Description: This annual scholarship was established in 2007 by Sherri Underwood RN BSN, a 2006 graduate of UW-Green Bay. She created this scholarship in memory of her great aunt who was dedicated to lifelong nursing. Students receiving this award must be enrolled in the Nursing program and have a strong academic record.

Women's and Gender Studies Scholarship

Discipline: Women's and Gender Studies | Student: Continuing

Description: Established in 2008, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students studying in the Women's and Gender Studies program.

Elizabeth Eleanor Wyngaard Scholarship

Discipline: Adult Degree | Student: Adult Degree

Description: This scholarship was established in 1997 by the family and friends of Elizabeth (Betsy) Wyngaard. Betsy was a student in the Extended Degree program at UW-Green Bay, but a sudden illness ended her life before she could complete her degree. This scholarship helps students in the Adult Degree Programs seeking a renewed opportunity to achieve their life goals.

Karl Zehms Accounting Scholarship

Discipline: Accounting | Student: Continuing

Description: Created in 2008, this scholarship honors former UW-Green Bay business and accounting professor, Karl Zehms. Students receiving this scholarship will be accounting majors with a GPA of at least 3.0.

Paul D. Ziemer Scholarship

Discipline: Music | Student: New and Continuing

Description: Initiated by Dudley D. Birder and friends in 1995, the majority of the principal used to fund this scholarship was derived from a community-wide concert to commemorate the life of Paul Ziemer. Mr. Ziemer, former president and CEO of Wisconsin Public Service, was a highly respected community leader and strong patron of the performing arts. The fund is awarded to vocal students who demonstrate genuine financial need.