Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work

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ANTHROPOLOGY

The R. Clark Mallam Memorial Scholarship in Anthropology, established by alumni, faculty, and friends of Professor Mallam, who served with distinction as a member of the Anthropology Program from 1969-1986. The scholarship shall be awarded to qualified students majoring in anthropology with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students will be selected by members of the anthropology program.

SOCIOLOGY

The Reverend Mark A. Anderson Sociology Scholarship, established by Mark Anderson '85, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance who are majoring in sociology.

The Ms. Endowed Scholarship, established by an anonymous donor through generous support of the sociology program, shall be awarded to qualified students based upon financial need and/or exceptional academic performance. The award is given to students who have a major or minor in sociology.

The Glenn I. Nelson Endowed Scholarship, established by Glenn Nelson, professor emeritus of sociology, and Mary Jane Borelli, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance with first preference given to students majoring in the social sciences.

The Nervig-Ziemer Family Scholarship, established by Rolfe '70 and Mary (Ziemer) Nervig '70, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance. Consideration will be given to minority students and students who are majoring in sociology or social work.

The Wayne C. Paulson Memorial Scholarship, established by Martha (Hovde) Paulson '64 in memory of her husband Wayne Paulson '65, shall be awarded to qualified students who can show evidence of need for financial assistance. Preference shall be given to minority students or students majoring in sociology.

The Sociologists of the Future Scholarship, established by Mark Wardell '68 in recognition that sociology represents one of the most vital perspectives among the sciences for understanding the complex workings of human behavior, globally and locally. The scholarship shall be awarded to qualified sophomores, juniors, or seniors majoring in sociology without regard to financial need. The students must show strong academic potential and have an expressed desire to contribute meaningfully to sociology as a discipline. The typical recipient will have earned a cumulative GPA in sociology of 3.25, though the sociology faculty may find reason to award to others as deemed qualified. 

SOCIAL WORK

The Catlin-Totten Family Scholarship, established by Joan (Catlin) '63 and David Totten, to be awarded to students from Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, or if none enrolled, to students who intend to pursue a degree in social work.

The Catlin-Totten Study Away Scholarship, established by Joan (Catlin) '63 and David Totten, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance to be used for a study-away experience. Preference shall be given to students majoring in Social Work. This fund is meant to support credit-based study away opportunities related to the social work major, including required field experience courses, and may be used for both US-based and non-US based programs.

The John and Rose Marie Chell Family Scholarship, established by John and Rose Chell, 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 Dorothy I. Haugen Memorial Scholarship, established through a bequest in her Last Will and Testament, to be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance, with preference given to students from Trempealeau and Jackson Counties, Wisconsin, who are preparing for a career in education, medicine, nursing, ministry or social services.

The Engebret Nelson (Sebo) Hong Scholarship, established by Anna Hong in memory of her father who graduated in 1871, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance, with preference given to students who are residents of Norway who desire to prepare themselves for careers in teaching, government service, business, social services, performing arts, law or medicine.

The Don Kemp Memorial Social Work Scholarship, established by the Kemp family in recognition of the contributions of Don Kemp, director of the social work program from 1978-1997 and to honor Don's memory as husband, father, teacher, and social justice activist before his untimely death on March 4, 2003. The scholarship shall 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 recipient is chosen by the faculty of the social work program.

The Munson/Nowland Scholarship, established by Christi (Munson) Nowland '80 and Jonathan Nowland '83, shall be awarded to qualified students majoring in social work or English with a demonstrated need for financial assistance.

The Charles Alden Neitzel Scholarship, established by Sandee (Neitzel) '87 and Jon Joppa '85 as a lasting remembrance of the joyous and welcoming spirit of Charles Alden Neitzel, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated financial need who intend to major in a helping profession, e.g. social work or nursing.

The Nervig-Ziemer Family Scholarship, established by Rolfe '70 and Mary (Ziemer) Nervig '70, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance. Consideration will be given to minority students and students who are majoring in sociology or social work.

The Paulsen Family Scholarship, established in recognition of the lives of Erik F. Paulsen, Marilyn M. (Stabo) Paulsen, and Lisa M. Paulsen. Erik F. Paulsen was a Norwegian citizen who studied economics and was very passionate about Norwegian culture. In 1950, he married Marilyn M. Stabo in Decorah, whose grandfather, Dr. Trond N. Stabo helped to establish Luther College and served as the college physician for two decades. Their daughter, Lisa '77, studied social work at Luther. The scholarship shall be awarded to qualified students majoring in social work, economics, or education, and minoring in Nordic/Norwegian studies, with the selection based on academic merit in consultation with the faculty of those departments.

The Pamela and Gregory Roe Family Scholarship, established by Pamela (Pogrant) '92 and Gregory Roe '94, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance, with first preference to those entering a helping profession, such as social work, psychology, nursing, or medicine.

The Rev. Dale and Catherine Ruosch Scholarship in Social Work, established by Rev. Dale '62 and Catherine Ruosch, shall be awarded to qualified students with a demonstrated need for financial assistance who are majoring in social work related fields, or who have an interest in social ministry as a career. Preference shall be given to students who do not have access to the higher levels of merit-based awards.

The Jessa Kay Slostad Memorial Scholarship, established by family and friends of Jessa Kay Slostad '03 to honor her courageous spirit and her concern for others who were privileged to know her during her lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis. The scholarship shall be awarded to qualified students who can show evidence of need for financial assistance. Preference shall be given to students majoring in social work and who may also be eligible for programs provided by Student Support Services.

The Gerald A. and Susan Kosche Vallem Scholarship in Social Work, established by Gerald '65 and Susan (Kosche) Vallem '66, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance, with preference given to students pursuing a major in social work.