Communication Studies

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The Kenneth L. Berger Endowed Scholarship, established by Gerald '48 and Ethel Amundson, to honor Kenneth L. Berger's leadership and impact on the department of speech at Luther College from 1941 to 1957. The scholarship shall be awarded to qualified students who can show evidence of financial assistance, who are majoring in speech or communications.

The Paul D. Borge Memorial Scholarship, established in memory of Paul Borge '47 by his wife Fern to be awarded to students majoring in communications or are pre-seminary students who can show evidence of need for financial assistance and who have maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

The Frederick W. Moen Communications Scholarship, established by the Moen and Reinhart families as a memorial to Fred '41, whose journalistic career with the Associate Press spanned 38 years. The scholarship shall be awarded to students majoring in communications or English who can show evidence of need for financial assistance.

The Steven R. and Susan E. Sorenson Scholarship, established by Steven '72 and Susan Sorenson, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance. Preference shall be given to students from Wisconsin who have an interest in communications and journalism, which may also include work experience with the campus newspaper, the college news bureau, and/or the college radio station.

The Harold and Lucille Svanoe Scholarship, established by Harold and Lucille Svanoe. Dr. Svanoe's prime interest, during his twenty years as a dedicated Luther professor, was the teaching of speech and public communication to the students enrolled in his classes. Lucille was an educator in the Decorah public schools for eighteen years, and also served as a mentor and model for Luther College students completing their training to become teachers. The scholarship shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated interest and ability in speech communication and give promise of success in teaching in the elementary schools or in other professions demanding more than usual skill in public speaking.

The Mary E. Clegg Vanderwalker Memorial Scholarship, established by Earl Vanderwalker '41 in memory of his wife Mary, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance majoring in communications.