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Mathematics and Science

The George Baalson Memorial Scholarship, to be awarded to qualified students in science who can show evidence of need for financial assistance.

The Karen Christine Beck Memorial Scholarship in Mathematics, established by her parents, for qualified junior or senior women majoring in mathematics.

The Clifford O. Berg Scholarship in Environmental Biology, established by Clifford O. Berg in memory of his late wife, parents, family, and parents-in-law, and awarded to students of environmental biology.

The Cory L. Braun Memorial Scholarship, to be awarded to qualified students majoring in Math with a GPA of 3.25 or above.

The John G. and Mildred Breiland Endowed Scholarship Fund, provides for scholarships to students majoring in mathematics, physics or chemistry who can show evidence of outstanding academic achievement and potential for successfully doing graduate work in their chosen fields. (Established by Dr. John G. and Mildred Breiland.)

The Karl O. Borge Burger King Corporation Scholarship, established by the Burger King Corporation in recognition of the academic and athletic achievements of Karl Borge ’96, to be awarded to qualified students with financial need, with preference given to students who are majoring in biology or chemistry.

The Adrian M. Docken Endowed Fund for Chemistry, established by friends and grateful students in honor of Adrian M. Docken’s contribution to chemistry education, to be awarded to senior chemistry majors.

The Erling H. Dyrstad Scholarship in Mathematics, established by James and Anne Maree Bay in memory of their stepfather, Erling Dyrstad ‘29, who dedicated himself to young people as an educator for more than 40 years. The scholarship is designated to upperclass students who wish to become mathematics teachers and can show need for financial assistance.

The Dr. Herman E. Ellingson Scholarship Fund, established by Dinniemaud Ellingson, to be awarded to students majoring in mathematics or physics on the basis of high academic achievement and need.

The Emerson Family Endowed Scholarship, established in memory of Ward H. and Gladys C. Emerson, Norman H. and Elizabeth M. Emerson and Patricia Ann Emerson, to provide scholarships to qualified junior students in mathematics.

The Espelie Family Endowed Scholarship, established by the Espelie family in memory of Dr. M. Solveig Espelie, for worthy students majoring in mathematics who can show evidence of financial need.

The Michael T. Feldmann Burger King Corporation Scholarship, established by the Burger King Corporation in recognition of the academic and athletic achievements of Michael Feldmann ’98, to be awarded to qualified chemistry, physics, or math students with need for financial assistance with preference given to students from Alburnett High School or from a small town.

The Jim Field Scholarship, established in recognition of the significant influence Professors Herbert Rebassoo, Emil Miller, Orlando “Pip” Qualley, and Coach Hamlet “Pete” Peterson had on the value of Jim Field’s Luther experience. To be awarded to qualified students with financial need with preference given to students majoring in mathematics, computer science and education.

The Spencer A. Gedestad Scholarship shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance, with preference given to those majoring in the field of science.

The Elizabeth A. Hacker Scholarship, established by family and friends to celebrate Elizabeth A. Hacker’s more than thirty years of teaching young people and her association with Luther College as a graduate. Awards shall be made to junior or senior students who show talent and promise in science education, with financial need not a basis for selection.

The Paul G. and Hazel H. Hoel Scholarship in Mathematics and Science, established to assist outstanding sophomore or junior students majoring in mathematics, chemistry, or physics.

The Iverson Scholarship, established by Vernon C. and Mary Ellen Iverson, to be awarded to qualified students majoring in mathematics, biology, chemistry, or physics who can show evidence of need for financial assistance.

The Robert S. Jacobsen Scholarship, established by the friends and family of Robert S. Jacobsen in recognition of his forty-nine years of teaching at Luther College. Recipients shall be students who can show evidence of need for financial assistance and are participating in programs of study leading to majors in mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology, or computer science.

The John L. Jones Scholarship, established by Robert and Eric Jones in memory of their father, to be awarded to qualified Iowa students with demonstrated financial need majoring in Computer Science or Mathematics, who have grown up on an Iowa farm or in an Iowa farming community, with first preference given to students from Garnavillo or Clayton County, Iowa.  If no Computer Science or Mathematics majors, then to student with interest in Choral Music. 

The Stephen E. and Susan L. Kraabel Actuarial Scholarship, to be awarded to students who have successfully completed an actuarial exam sponsored by the Society of Actuaries or the Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries.

The David and Julie Larson Scholarship, established by David and Julie Larson to be awarded to upper-class students based on academic merit without regard to financial need. Preference shall be given to students from the Rochester, Minnesota area majoring in biology and interested in a medical or health-related profession.

The Reginald D. Laursen Mathematics Scholarship, established by Lee and Marsha (Weckwerth) Olch for students majoring in the sciences who can show evidence of need for financial assistance.

The David O. Lomen Scholarship in Mathematics and Science, established in honor of David O. Lomen, to be awarded to an outstanding student(s) majoring in mathematics or the sciences for their senior year.

The Huseby-Luckner Scholarship, established in honor of Robert Luckner, Doris (Nebeck) Luckner Huseby, and Morris Huseby to be awarded to students pursuing a degree in mathematics or a career in the ministry.

The Kenneth A. Lueder Scholarship in Mathematics, to be awarded to students who have declared majors in mathematics and who are enrolled in upper division courses in mathematics.

The Luther College Science Scholarship, established by the George I. Alden Trust in tribute to Mr. Alden’s science background to provide scholarships to students majoring in the sciences who can show evidence of need for financial assistance.

The Emil C. Miller Endowed Fund for Physics, established to honor Emil C. Miller and his contribution to physics education, to be awarded to students studying physics.

The Anne Lee Moilien Memorial Scholarship, to be awarded to students majoring in mathematics who have maintained a grade point of 2.5 or higher and who can show evidence of need for financial assistance.

The Jerrold L. Moilien Scholarship, established to provide scholarships to students majoring in mathematics with a financial need and a grade point of 2.5 or higher. If none are available, preference shall be given to students majoring in physics or chemistry.

The David Theodore Nelson Memorial Scholarship, established in recognition of the 42 years of service to Luther College by David Theodore Nelson, to be awarded to qualified students majoring in mathematics, who can show evidence of need for financial assistance.

The Stephen W. and Kari M. Noltner Scholarship, established by Stephen and Kari Noltner to provide scholarships for a junior taking physical chemistry to encourage the recipient to fully enjoy all the activities of college life during a very difficult year.

The Oscar L. Olson Memorial Scholarship, to be awarded to students who can show evidence of need for financial assistance and who have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or higher. First preference shall be given to mathematics majors, with second preference to physics or chemistry majors.

The Outstanding Women in Math and Statistics Scholarship, to be awarded to upper-class women majoring in mathematics who exhibit academic excellence and a strong work ethic, with preference given to those interested in graduate study or a career in statistics.

The Herbert J. Rebassoo Scholarship, established in recognition of the service of the late Dr. Herbert J. Rebassoo, formerly professor of mathematics at the college, to be awarded to mathematics or science majors.

The Irving L. Riveland Science Scholarship, to be awarded to worthy junior or senior American students, having financial need and pursuing science majors.

The Daniel & Marilyn Rivers Mathematics Scholarship to be awarded to students of good academic standing with demonstrated need for financial assistance, with preference given to a junior or senior majoring in mathematics who has serious interest in completing a graduate degree in that field.

The Roslien Family Scholarship in Natural History, established by David ’59 and Joy Roslien and their daughter Jennifer ’85 to provide scholarships for qualified students who have a work-study assignment in the vertebrate section of the Sherman Hoslett Museum of Natural History. If none qualify, the award may be given to work-study students in the invertebrate zoology or botany sections of the museum.

The William P. Sihler Memorial Scholarship, established in recognition of fifty years of service and dedication to Luther College by William “Billy” Sihler to provide scholarships to students majoring in mathematics with financial need and a grade point of 2.5 or higher. If none qualify, second preference shall be given to students majoring in physics or chemistry.

The Floyd S. and Mary Lou Sollien Natural History Scholarship, to be awarded to qualified students who can show evidence of financial need, with preference given to biology majors with an interest in natural history.

The Carleton A. Sperati Memorial Scholarship, to be awarded to qualified chemistry majors who are participating in some music organization on campus, with first preference given to chemistry majors who are members of the Luther College Concert Band.

The Carl W. Strom Memorial Scholarship, established in recognition of the service and dedication to Luther College by Carl W. Strom in his role as faculty member and registrar, to be awarded to qualified students majoring in mathematics who can show evidence of need for financial assistance and who have maintained a grade point average of 2.50 or higher. If none qualify, preference shall be given to students majoring in physics or chemistry.

The Ryan Stroschein Computer Science Achievement Scholarship, to be awarded to an outstanding junior student majoring in computer science, recognizes a well-rounded person excelling in computer science as well as cocurricular activities or study within other departments.

The Martin H. Studier Memorial Scholarship, established in memory of Martin Studier ’39 by his wife, Eleanor Studier, to be awarded to students majoring in science who can show evidence of need for financial assistance.

The Merriam H. Trytten Memorial Scholarship, to be awarded to worthy junior or senior students of high overall achievement majoring in mathematics, physics, and/or computer science.

The Walter E. S. Will Scholarship in Computer Science, established by Bradley Miller and Kent Lee in honor of Walter Will and his career as a teacher and mentor for Luther students who majored in Mathematics and Computer Science.  This scholarship is to be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance in their sophomore, junior or senior year who are majoring in Computer Science.

The Xie Scholarship for Math, to be awarded to first-year international students, underrepresented minorities (African American, American Indian, Hispanic), and women who intend to major in mathematics and who can show evidence of need for financial assistance.