Nursing

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The Abbey Jean Almelien Banh Scholarship, established with gifts from family and friends to honor the life of Abbey Jean Almelien Banh '01, to be awarded to qualified students from Iowa, majoring in nursing with demonstrated need for financial assistance.

The Bentdahl Award for Excellence in Nursing, established by Ann Bentdahl '85 and Roger Smith, shall be awarded to nursing students of junior or senior standing, who wish to pursue a January or June nursing internship in the Twin Cities area, with preference given to students who carry out their internship within the Allina Health system. A maximum of ten awards will be made per academic year.

The Roger D. and Carol J. Berg Scholarship, established through the estate of Roger and Carol Berg, shall be awarded to qualified students who can show evidence of need for financial assistance, with first preference given to nursing students and students participating in Luther's music activities.

The Karen Brubakken Scholarship in Nursing, established by Karen Brubakken '73, shall be awarded to a qualified student with demonstrated need for financial assistance with preference given to students in the nursing program.

The Cross Family Fund for Excellence in Nursing, established by Bert S. and Bernice Cross, awarded to academically qualified students who are majoring in nursing.

The Bernice Fischer Cross and Bert S. Cross Perpetual Endowment for the Luther College Mayo Nursing Program and Health Sciences Program, established to honor the life and memory of Bernice Fischer Cross and the distinguished career of Bert S. Cross. This endowment is to be used for equal-share assistance for the Luther College nursing students enrolled in the curriculum provided in the Mayo Medical Center in Rochester, Minnesota (presently the junior academic year).

The Ellerman Endowed Scholarship in Nursing, established by Alvida C. Hale and Lillian E. Ellerman of Owatonna, Minnesota, shall be awarded to students majoring in Nursing with preference given to students who have demonstrated financial need.

The Jolene Elmore Nursing Scholarship, established by Dennis and Jolene Elmore, shall be awarded to students who can show evidence of financial need with first preference given to students majoring in nursing.

The Anne L. Ersig Scholarship in Nursing, established by Nathan '98 and Anne Ersig, shall be awarded to qualified students with a demonstrated need for financial assistance who have been accepted into the nursing program. First preference shall be given to students in the TRIO Achievement Program (or similar student support program), and/or to underprivileged students (first-generation, low-income, diverse or underrepresented backgrounds, etc.).

The James S. and Judith L. Fogdall Scholarship, established by Jim '64 and Judy (Larson) Fogdall '65, shall be awarded to qualified third or fourth year students who have a demonstrated need for financial assistance. Preference shall be given to students pursuing a degree in nursing or education.

The George and Virginia Freund Scholarship, established in memory of George and Virginia Freund by Jerry Freund and Ann Highum, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance who are majoring in nursing, health science, or pre-medicine.

The Helene Furst Endowed Scholarship, established by Helene (Rowe) Furst '48, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance. Preference shall be given to students who work in Preus Library, or who major in education or nursing.

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 Lester and Helen Hetager Scholarship, established through the estate of Lester '39 and Helen Hetager, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance with a first preference for students from South Dakota, Colorado, Missouri, or Lincoln County, Minnesota, and a second preference for students planning a career in medicine, pharmacy, or nursing.

The Johnson-Grimm Family Scholarship, established by Maryln (Johnson) Grimm '50, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance. Preference shall be given to students majoring in nursing.

The Darlene (Peterson) Jones and Robert B. Jones Scholarship Fund, established by Darlene (Peterson) '55 and Robert Jones, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance, with preference given to students majoring in the visual arts, elementary education, or nursing.

The Ruth M. Lunde Nursing Scholarship, established through the estate of Ruth Lunde '49, shall be awarded to qualified students who can show evidence of need for financial assistance, with preference given to junior or senior students majoring in nursing.

The Emersyn Ann Mullen Memorial Scholarship in Nursing, established by Paul '79 and C. Elise (Barton) Mullen '80 in recognition of and appreciation for the tremendous improvements being made in neonatal care, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance, with preference given to students in the nursing program.

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 Karl H. and Anna B. Nordgaard Endowed Nursing Scholarship, established by Karl Nordgaard '25, the first director of admissions for Luther College in memory of his wife, Anna, a nurse by profession. The scholarship shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance majoring in nursing. Preference shall be given to minority and/or non-traditional students.

The Karl H. and Anna B. Nordgaard Memorial Nursing Award, established by Karlyn (Nordgaard) '55 and John Cross in honor of Karl '25 and Anna Nordgaard, shall be awarded to a senior nursing student who has demonstrated high standards of excellence in nursing studies and has a demonstrated need for financial assistance.

The Gudrun Lyngaas Osmundson Scholarship for Excellence in Nursing, established through the estate of Connie L. Osmundson '71 in memory of her mother, Gudrun Lyngaas Osmundson. The scholarship shall be awarded to qualified students with a demonstrated need for financial assistance, with academic excellence, majoring in nursing.

The Rose and Burton Oyen Nursing/Health Care Scholarship, established by Duane Oyen '66 in honor of his parents, Rose and Burton Oyen, shall be awarded to qualified students who can show evidence of need for financial assistance. First preference shall be given to junior or senior students majoring in nursing. If none available, preference shall be given to students who are considering a health care career.

The Esther E. Porter Scholarship, established by Arlene K. Leslie in memory of her aunt, Esther Porter, shall be awarded to qualified students who can show evidence of need for financial assistance. Preference shall be given to students majoring in nursing or interested in pursuing a career in a medical or health related profession.

The Marjorie Olney Running Memorial Scholarship, established by Orville Running in loving memory of his wife, Marjorie Lorraine Olney Running (1909-1969), shall be awarded to qualified students majoring in nursing.

The Catherine H. Ruosch Scholarship in Nursing, 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 nursing. Preference shall be given to students who do not have access to the higher levels of merit-based awards.

The Jean A. Sorenson Scholarship, established by Beatrice S. Huseby in honor of her niece, Jean Sorenson '74, shall be awarded to qualified students who can show evidence of need for financial assistance. Preference shall be given to students majoring in the field of education with intentions of becoming classroom teachers, or to students who are pursuing healthcare professions, to include pre-medicine, nursing, physical therapy, and pharmacy.

The Mark and Roxann Steine Scholarship in Pre-Medicine and Nursing, established by Mark and Roxanne Steine, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance, with preference given to students studying pre-medicine or nursing.

The Donna Story/Karl Jacobsen Nursing Scholarship, established by Karl Jacobsen '72, shall be awarded to qualified students majoring in nursing with demonstrated need for financial assistance.

The Vaaler Family Scholarship, established by Thomas '62 and Juanita Vaaler, shall be awarded to qualified students with demonstrated need for financial assistance. Preference shall be given to students majoring in education or nursing who participate in one or more Luther College music organizations.

The Dr. Lisa M. (Newcomer) '81 and Mark C. Vail Nursing Scholarship, established by Lisa (Newcomer) '81 and Mark Vail, shall be awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior nursing major with a 3.0 or higher grade point average, recognized leadership qualities in campus activities or the Luther Student Nurses Association, and with demonstrated need for financial assistance.

The John A. and Carol M. Witt Scholarship, established by John '57 and Carol Witt, shall be awarded to qualified students who can show evidence of need for financial assistance. Awards shall be divided equally between students majoring nursing and students majoring in business management.