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The Accenture Scholarship, established through contributions from alumni and friends of Luther College along with matching gifts from the Arthur Andersen Foundation, to be awarded to a junior student majoring in computer science, MIS, management, economics, or mathematics.

The John and Rose Marie Chell Family Scholarship shall be awarded to students in need of financial assistance with preference given to students majoring in religion or social work or who are pursuing a career in a human service area.

The Gene Flom Calgaard Scholarship, established by Ron and Gene Calgaard to be awarded to an outstanding student planning a career as an elementary teacher.

The Robert H. Davis History Scholarship, established by Edward Dosh in honor of Professor Robert Davis to be awarded to entering first-year students of high academic promise who intend to major in history.

The Kathryn J. Engebretson Memorial Scholarship, to be awarded to qualified students who can show evidence of financial need, who are majoring in business.

The Malcolm J. and Maybelle Estrem Scholarship Fund, established to honor Joseph O. Estrem, 1885, to be awarded to upperclass students majoring in business.

The Osul T. Haaland Scholarship, established by C. Carlyle Haaland and Mary R. Kittelsland Haaland in memory of the Rev. Osul T. Haaland. To be awarded to upper-class students with financial need and with outstanding academic ability and character who are majoring in either history or the classics and are planning a career in education or the ministry.

The Marion O. Hall Scholarship in finance and related subjects, established by Lowell and Rodney Hall in memory of their father, to be awarded to students having financial need and who show high academic achievement.

The Kirk Harbaugh Accounting Scholarship, established by classmates and friends of Kirk Harbaugh ’78 to be awarded to juniors and seniors majoring in accounting who can show evidence of need for financial assistance.

The Adrian S. Helgeson Scholarship in Accounting, made available by Adrian Helgeson ’41, managing partner in the CPA firm bearing his name in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to be awarded to senior accounting majors exhibiting academic excellence and financial need, and having an expressed interest in a career of public accounting.

The Jeld-Wen Foundation Scholarship, established by the Jeld-Wen Foundation, to be awarded to first-year students majoring in business or economics who show evidence of need for financial assistance. Preference is given to students from communities in Iowa where a Jeld-Wen facility is located. This scholarship is awarded with an annual grant and will not be awarded in years when funds are not available.

The Don Kemp Memorial Social Work Scholarship, established to recognize the contributions of Don Kemp, director of the Luther College social work program from 1978-1997, to be awarded to a social work major who best embodies the mission and objectives of the Social Work program with personal qualities of commitment, initiative, and service.

The Philip H. and Jodi L. (Anderson) Kruger Memorial Scholarship, established in memory of Phil and Jodi’s involvement and areas of study at Luther College, to be awarded to a qualified student based upon high academic achievement and majoring in either accounting or management, with additional preference for students involved in study-away programs. 

The Scott D. Leith Memorial Scholarship, estabished by Judy Parker-Leith and Don and Joyce Leith in memory of Judy’s husband and Don and Joyce’s son Scott ’86. To be awarded to upper-class students from Wisconsin majoring in business or political science who can show need for financial assistance. (Recipients must submit an essay about their Luther College experience and how it is preparing them to become productive members of society.)

The Melvin and Ethel Martinson Scholarship, established in memory of Melvin and Ethel Martinson in recognition of their service through ministry as lay persons in the Lutheran Church, to be awarded to upper class students majoring in elementary education with need for financial assistance.

The John H. Monson Endowed Fund for International Education, established in honor of John Monson in recognition of his distinguished career in international education, to be awarded to students pursuing a major or minor in education with an interest in international teaching.

The Erling Naeseth Memorial Scholarship, established by the friends and family of Erling Naeseth, to be awarded to students who can show evidence of financial need and are majoring in economics or business management.

The Glenn I. Nelson Endowed Scholarship shall be awarded to qualified students with first preference given to students majoring in social sciences.

The Charles H. Norby Scholarship, established by the Norby family in memory of their brother Charles H. Norby ’30, gold star veteran of World War II, to be awarded to outstanding history students.

The Emery O. Nordness Memorial Award for Business, established by Alan R. and Sally J. Brudos, to be awarded to students entering their senior year, majoring in the area of business, economics, management and accounting who demonstrate and maintain an active interest in the arts.

The Ronald D. Olson Endowed Scholarship for European History, to be awarded to qualified students of ancient, medieval or modern European history, who can show evidence of need for financial assistance.

The Wayne C. Paulson Memorial Scholarship, established by Martha Paulson in loving memory of her husband Wayne ’65, to be awarded to students who can show evidence of need for financial assistance, with preference given to minority students or students majoring in sociology.

The Pearson Memorial Scholarship, to be awarded to students majoring in the business area and showing evidence of financial need.

The Alvin S. and Velma Renaas Endowed Scholarship, to be awarded to worthy students who demonstrate a need for financial assistance and have majors in the field of finance and related subjects.

The Wm. P. Ronan Scholarship, established to provide scholarships to worthy and deserving students who demonstrate a need for financial assistance and have majors in the field of finance and related subjects.

The Robert L. Rosholt Scholarship in Political Science, established by Robert and Lucille Rosholt, to be awarded to students in need of financial assistance with preference given to students majoring in political science.

The Rudolf-Whitters Accounting Scholarship, established in recognition of the mentor-student relationship between Professor Uwe Rudolf and Joe Whitters ’80. This scholarship is to be awarded to a promising accounting major enrolling in the first semester of intermediate Accounting and selected by current accounting faculty members.

The Tom Schmidt Business Management Scholarship was established to honor Tom Schidmt, Associate Professor of Economics, Accounting and Management from 1977-1988. The scholarships shall be awarded to a full time management major approaching the completion of their junior year and will be selected by a committee comprised of the full-time management faculty in the department of economics and business. The student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a demonstrated record of student scholarship, career development, or leadership activities.

The Schultz Family Scholarship was established by Jack and Helen Schultz to be used to fund scholarships for incoming and returning students pursuing a major in economics, accounting or management.

The Jack L., Helen K., Jay Arthur and James Allen Schultz Family Scholarship, established by Jack L. and Helen K. Schultz, and awarded to students majoring in economics, accounting, and management.

The William G. Seabold Scholarship, established by the Seabold Charitable Trust, to be awarded to business students of high academic standing.

The Jessa Kay Slostad Memorial Scholarship was established in honor of Jessa's courageous spirit and her concern for others who knew her during her lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis, to be awarded to students who show need of financial assistance and who are majoring in social work and who may also may be eligible for programs provided by student support services.

The Bennett A. and E. Oneida Talle Memorial Award for Business, to be awarded to students entering their junior and senior years; majoring in the area of business, economics, management, and accounting; and demonstrating outstanding academic ability.

The William L. and Sandra M. Tews Scholarship, established by William ’59 and Sandra Tews to be awarded to students from southeast Wisconsin who are majoring in business and who can show evidence of need for financial assistance.

The Walter E. S. Will Scholarship in Computer Science, established in honor of Dr. Walter E. S. Will, Professor of Computer Science, to be awarded to qualified students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year who are majoring in Computer Science.

The James and Helen Wooster Scholarship, established by Helen Wooster and Sally Richardson for students majoring in economics, accounting, or management.