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Endowed Scholarships

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Dr. L.G. Abrahamson and Family Memorial and Scholarship. A request by Agnes W. Abrahamson in memory of her father, Dr. L.G. Abrahamson, noted clergyman, editor of the Swedish Newspaper and founder of Augustana Hospital. Unrestricted with preference given to Quad-Cities students.

Acomb Foundation Scholarship in Art. Funded by the Acomb Foundation to provide assistance to out-standing senior studio art majors for their senior exhibits.

Edwin R. and Ruth H. Adland Scholarship. Established by Edwin R. Adland from a charitable bequest in his will. To be awarded based on financial need.

George and Virginia Aigner Scholarship in Business and Economics. Established by Dr. and Mrs. Aigner to provide financial aid for students majoring in business or economics.

The Robert E. Ainsworth Scholarship. Established by gifts from Robert E. Ainsworth, Class of 1952. Awarded to worthy students in need of financial assistance, with preference given to students majoring in business administration or accounting.

Richard and Marilyn Alberding Scholarship. Established through the generosity of Richard, a member of the Class of 1953, and Marilyn Alberding. Awarded to juniors or seniors majoring in business administration and who have demonstrated academic ability (3.25 on a 4.0 scale).

Norah Helen Alsterlund Scholarship. Established by a gift from the estate of Miss Norah Helen Alsterlund, a friend of Augustana. Miss Alsterlund grew up in the Quad Cities and went on to such illustrious posts as a writer for Cosmopolitan, private secretary for Amelia Earhart, and as an employee for the U.S. State Department. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Alumni Scholarship. A gift of the Alumni Association of Augustana College. Awarded to currently enrolled students.

American Daughters of Sweden Scholarship. Granted by the Chicago Chapter of the American Daughters of Sweden, and awarded to young women of Swedish descent and high scholastic achievement who will take up up work in the Swedish language and/or literature in the Scandinavian Department.

Dr. and Mrs. G.K. Andeen Scholarship. Established by Dr. (former Professor of Religion) and Mrs. (Augustana graduate) Kenneth Andeen. Unrestricted with preference to students preparing for Christian service.

O.F. Ander Scholarship. Funded by gifts from Dr. O.F. Ander, former professor of history; members of the history faculty, and former students. Awarded annually to students majoring in history.

Andersen Foundation Scholarship. Established by the partners and employees of Arthur Andersen & Company and the Arthur Andersen & Company Foundation. Awarded to accounting majors recommended by the department chair.

Anderson Swedo Science Education Scholarship. A merit-based scholarship established by Susan E. Anderson Swedo, M.D. and Gregory J. Swedo, M.D. to help fund the educational pursuits of junior or senior students majoring in biology or chemistry. Preference will be given to outstanding students who plan on pursuing careers in scientific research or medicine. The scholarship is open to men and women of high ethical and moral character who have demonstrated superior knowledge in the biological and/or chemical sciences.

Arthur T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends in memory of Arthur T. Anderson, a basketball standout at Augustana from 1935 to 1939. Awarded on the basis of financial need with preference given to business administration majors.

Bertil Gottfrid and Lorraine Ossian Anderson Scholarship. Established by Dr. Louise Anderson in memory of her parents. To be awarded to a student selected by the department of biology in recognition of academic achievement and potential for a career in biology without regard to financial need.

Charlotte and Dale Anderson Memorial Scholarship. Established by Christine Anderson Petty, Class of 1974, and Gregory Petty, Class of 1969, to honor Christine's parents. The scholarship will support full-time female students with proven financial need with preference given to those from a rural or small community who have an interest in or are majoring in history, English or Swedish. Students enrolled in the pre-law program or who plan to attend law school are not eligible for this scholarship.

Franklin J. Anderson Memorial Scholarship. Established by an alumnus, Carl Anders Bengtson, Class of 1938 in tribute to his classmate and close friend. At outbreak of World War II, Anderson interrupted his postgraduate studies to enlist in the Air Corps. He became a pilot, assigned to the Pacific Theater, and was an early casualty of the war when his plane disappeared over New Guinea in December, 1942. For advanced geology majors.

I.M. Anderson Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends of Dr. Isaac Morene Anderson, Professor of Greek Language and Literature at Augustana from 1904 to 1944. The scholarship is unrestricted.

Rev. Joseph A. Anderson Memorial Scholarship. Established by an estate gift from Lydia L. Anderson (Class of 1923) in the memory of her father (Class of 1888). Awarded to worthy students, with preference to students with an interest in humanities, mathematics or theology.

Ronald B. Anderson '56 and Nancy Wolfe Anderson '56 Scholarship. Established by Ronald B. Anderson '56 in appreciation for his Augustana experience. Unrestricted.

Dr. Roy and Lyona Anderson Memorial Scholarship. Established through an estate gift of Dr. Anderson. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Samuel L. Anderson Memorial Scholarship. Established by a bequest from the estate of Samuel L. Anderson, a member of the College Board of Directors from 1972 to 1980. To be awarded annually on the basis of academic achievement to a student majoring in business administration or economics.

The Andreen Family Scholarship. Given by Juliamarie Andreen Grilly in recognition of a long-time family presence and involvement with Augustana, particularly that of her grandfather, Dr. Gustav Andreen, who was president of the College from 1901 until 1935. Awarded to full-time students with a grade-point average of 3.0 or its equivalent and who have a proven financial need.

Dr. Raynor N. and Dagmar F. Appell Scholarship. Established through their estate, this scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Raynor Appell, class of 1948 and his wife Dagmar. Raynor valued his Augustana education highly, supporting and advocating for his alma mater throughout his life. He served as a member of the Alumni Board from 1975-1977. He and Dagmar cherished their various pet dogs and were tireless advocates for the humane treatment of animals. Scholarships awarded with a preference for merit awards to outstanding students pursuing a career in veterinary medicine.

William H. and Jean Soady Appier Family Scholarship. Established by gifts from William and Jean Appier in appreciation for the continuing influence of Augustana in their lives. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. Awards will be made in alternate years to students majoring in geology and the fine arts.

The Appleton Family Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends of Glenn W. Appleton (a 1946 graduate of Augustana). To be awarded annually on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

George B. and Catherine Arbaugh Family Scholarship. Established in memory of Dr. George B. Arbaugh and Mrs. Arbaugh by members of their family. Dr. Arbaugh was a member of the faculty from 1947 to 1974 and was dean of the college from 1947 to 1967. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with preference given to majors in philosophy.

The Arthur and Ruth Aronson Family Scholarship. Established by family and friends of Arthur (Class of 1941) and Ruth Aronson. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to students majoring in business administration or education.

Augustana Campus Church Scholarship. Established by a gift from the former Augustana Campus Church to provide financial assistance for students from Asia, Africa, Central and South America, and for minority students from the United States. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Augustana Friends Scholarship. Established in 1954 through bequests from and gifts in memory of many alumni and friends of Augustana. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Augustana Synod Centennial Scholarship. Established by gifts received through the Augustana Lutheran Church Centennial Fund in 1943-44. Awarded to students who are members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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Carl E. Bagge Scholarship Fund. Established by friends of Carl E. Bagge, a 1949 graduate of Augustana. Restricted to students participating in debate or forensics.

Ina M. Banks Scholarship. Established by a bequest from the estate of Ina M. Banks. To be awarded with preference given to students of demonstrated ability in creative writing.

Tim Bauer Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends in memory of Tim Bauer. To be awarded annually, with preference given to graduates of Rock Island High School.

James M. Beckman '80 Memorial Scholarship. Established by Jim's father, Carl, a member of the Class of 1952. To be awarded annually to students who are contributing to their own college expenses. Preference given to students from Arrowhead Ranch or majoring in accounting.

Peter T. and Lydia V. Beckman Scholarship. Established by Dr. Peter T. Beckman, class of 1949, and Lydia Larsen Beckman, class of 1947. To be awarded to students majoring in disciplines in the humanities.

David and Lucy Beckstrom Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of these long-time Augustana employees, by Becky and Earl Swanson. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with preference given to students with an interest in music.

C. Felix and Mary Ann Bengtson Scholarship. Established by a gift from C. Felix Bengtson, a member of the Class of 1926, and his wife, Mary Ann. Awarded annually.

John and Kay (Lundeen) Bengston Scholarship. Established by Kay (Class of 1965) and John (Class of 1960) Bengston in honor of the ELCA Lutheran Office for Governmental Affairs' advocacy efforts with and on behalf of low-income and vulnerable people. The scholarship is to assist low-income students with high levels of financial need.

Elfie I. Benson Memorial Music Scholarship. Established by Hilvie Ostrow in memory of her mother. Elfie I. Benson was gifted as an organist, singer and piano teacher. She bequeathed her deep love of music to her daughter, Hilvie Ostrow, and son, Philip Benson, an Augustana alumnus. Mrs. Benson was the wife of the last full-time president of the Augustana Lutheran Church, Dr. Oscar Benson. The scholarship is to be awarded annually to gifted music students.

Ragnar Benson Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Ragnar Benson through gifts from his son, Raymond L. Benson. Designated for Lutheran students from the Greater Chicago area.

Peter William Benzon Mathematical Scholarship Fund. Established through an estate gift from Mr. Benzon's son, Harold Magnus Benzon. To be awarded to a worthy student studying math.

Carl and Agnes Bergendoff Scholarship. Established by a gift from these friends of Augustana College. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to members of Faith Lutheran Church, Glen Ellyn.

Carl August Bergendoff Scholarship. A gift from Mr. R.N. Bergendoff in memory of his late father and mother who instilled in their children a confidence in Christian higher education and a love for Augustana. Awarded to students who in person and performance exemplify the ideals of Augustana.

Conrad Bergendoff Scholarship. Initiated through gifts of the Augustana faculty and staff in the spring of 1962, honoring Dr. Conrad Bergendoff, president of Augustana College from 1935 to 1962. Awarded to students of significant promise and accomplishment.

Vincent and Gladys Bergman Family Scholarship. Established by Vincent (Class of 1937) and Gladys Bergman in recognition of their long relationship with Augustana. The scholarship is unrestricted.

Mabel J. Bergquist Trust. Scholarship assistance to worthy students.

Bergstrom Manufacturing Company Charitable Foundation Scholarship. Created through gifts from the Bergstrom Manufacturing Company Charitable Foundation of Rockford, Illinois. Scholarships are unrestricted.

The David and Bess Berquist Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends of David Berquist (a member of the Class of 1917) and his wife. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Beta Omega Sigma Academic Leadership Scholarship. Established by alumni of the Beta Omega Sigma fraternity. Awarded to active members of the fraternity with the highest grade point average.

J.K. Billman, Jr. Scholarship. Established by Dr. James K. Billman, Jr., a friend of Augustana College. To be awarded on the basis of financial need.

Shirley Nordstrom Binney Scholarship. Established in memory of this 1943 graduate by her three children, Barbara Logan, Susan Maynard and William Binney, Jr. To provide recognition and financial assistance to full-time students enrolled or planning to enroll at Augustana College who have a proven need for funds to meet their necessary college expenses. First preference given to students in preprofessional programs in the health professions.

D.A. Bjornson Debate Scholarship. Established by Chris '78 and Laura Beckman '79 Bjornson to honor Chris' mother, Dorothy A. Koch Bjornson, class of 1950, who served the college as a speech instructor and registrar for over twenty years. D.A. was the first woman ever to reach the final round of the national debate tournament in 1950. To be awarded annually to students on the basis of academic achievement and/or financial need with preference given to students involved in the debate program or at the recommendation of the debate adviser.

Edward M. Blakely Scholarship. Established by Edward M. Blakely in honor of his former professor, Louise Cervin. Scholarships available to students majoring in Music Performance-Piano.

Willard Jerome and Ursula Sandgathe Blix Scholarship. Established by Gregor W. Blix M.D., '81 and John Thomas Blix, '86 and their sister Petra M. Blix, Ph.D. in loving tribute of their parents. Scholarship is awarded to junior or senior students majoring in either accounting or chemistry. Selection is based on financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA.

Miriam M. Blomquist Memorial Scholarship. Established by a gift from the Estate of Miriam M. Blomquist, a 1936 alumna of Augustana College. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement or financial need.

Al W. Bloom Scholarship. A gift from Al W. Bloom, Class of 1910, of Omaha, Nebraska, a member of the Board of Directors of Augustana College from 1937 to 1947. Awarded to students who exemplify the Christian ideals of Augustana and give greatest promise of usefulness in church and state.

Oscar F. and Josephine Bohman Scholarship. Established by Pastor and Mrs. Oscar Bohman. To be awarded to worthy students who are members of ELCA congregations, with first consideration given to members of the congregations Pastor Bohman served during his more than 50 years of Christian ministry.

Robert C. and Jean K. (Siefken) Boling Scholarship. Established by Andrew and Deborah Boling to honor Andrew's parents. Preference will be given to students from Riverdale, Illinois School District.

Dorothy C. Boos Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Dorothy C. Boos by her husband John, Class of 1952. Awarded annually on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Jayne Elizabeth Carlson Borden and Robert H. Borden Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Jayne Elizabeth Carlson Borden (Class of 1951) and Robert H. Borden (Class of 1950) by their family and friends. Awarded to a member in good standing of an Evangelical Lutheran Church in America congregation, who is preparing for a career in teaching (grades K-3) or in service to the ELCA. Preference given to students from Rockford, Illinois.

Charles Edward Borg Memorial Scholarship. A gift from Mrs. Elin J. Borg in memory of Charles Edward Borg. Awarded annually on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to students from Iowa.

Orlynn K. Bosse Scholarship. Established through a bequest from the estate of Orlynn K. Bosse (Class of 1952). Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Bowman-Swanson Scholarship in English. Established in honor of Agnes S. Bowman and Lois J. Swanson by their children, Janice Bowman and Gerald Swanson. Awards to be based on academic achievement and given to students majoring in English.

Keith and Eileen Bradley Scholarship. Established by an estate plan gift from these friends of Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Josephine A. Brandt Memorial Scholarship. Established by Josephine A. Brandt, Class of 1944, through an estate plan gift. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Harry and Bertha Breithaupt and Harlan and Edna Heitzman Scholarship. Established through gifts from Harlan and Edna Heitzman and their family. Awarded to students attaining a grade-point level of 2.0 or above and working 12 or more hours per semester of work study.

F. Verna Brennan Memorial Scholarship. Established by a gift from the estate of Mrs. Brennan (Augustana parent and friend). Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with first consideration given to students pursuing a career in the health care profession.

Timothy L. Bridge Critical Thinking Scholarship. Established by Dr. Timothy Bridge, class of 1970, in honor of his parents, Ardath and Gaylord Bridge, and in recognition that the critical thinking skills imparted through an Augustana education greatly contributed to his success in life.

Brodeen Family Scholarship. Established by Rev. Dr. Eugene Brodeen, Class of 1950, and Mrs. Elizabeth (née Munson) Brodeen, Class of 1951, to recognize four consecutive generations of Brodeen family presence at Augustana College. To be awarded to a Lutheran student from the eastern United States, where the Rev. Dr. Brodeen served as Bishop of the New England Synod of the ELCA.

The V. Eugene and Ruby J. Broman Scholarship. Established by them in appreciation for the education received at Augustana. Awarded to deserving chemistry and foreign language students.

Brunell Family Scholarship. Established by the Brunell family. Awarded annually with preference given to members of Bethlehem Lutheran Church (Chicago) and Faith Lutheran Church (Glen Ellyn), or graduates of Emil G. Hirsch High School (Chicago).

Otto and Marjorie Buhmann Memorial Scholarship. Established through an estate gift from Marjorie Farb Buhmann, class of 1939. To be awarded as a music scholarship with preference given to students studying piano or organ.

Marjorie Baumgarten Burkland Scholarship. Established by Mrs. Burkland (Class of 1941) in appreciation for education received at Augustana. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to students majoring in English, speech communication or speech pathology.

Elmer and Beatrice Burtard Scholarship. Established by Teresa B. Kamphaus, Class of 1983, in recognition of her loving parents Elmer and Beatrice Burtard who sacrificed so much in order for Teresa to have the Augustana experience. To be awarded to students demonstrating high financial need, with preference accorded to students from rural communities.

Leo J. and Luella F. Bushey Scholarship. Established by A. Scott Bushey, Class of 1952, in memory of his parents. To be awarded to full-time students who have financial need and are in good stsanding.

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Winifred Erickson Calvert and Henry Hardy Calvert Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Winifred Erickson Calvert and Henry Hardy Calvert by their children. For students majoring in elementary or secondary education. Awarded annually to a first-year student, and renewable annually, upon recommendation of the Department of Education. Financial need is not a qualifying consideration.

Anne L. and A. Wallace Carlson Family Scholarship. Established by the family of Anne L. (Carlson) Carlson, who attended Augustana in the early 1940s, and A. Wallace Carlson. It is the intent of the donors that this scholarship be awarded to students for whom financial aid is essential in order to permit their attending Augustana College.

Darrell W. Carlson Memorial Scholarship. Established by a gift of life insurance from the Rev. Darrell W. Carlson of Tacoma, WA, a 1950 graduate of Augustana, and by additional gifts from family and friends. Awarded annually with preference given to a student from outside the State of Illinois, entering their third or fourth year of study, and pursuing pre-professional studies. Recipients must maintain a yearly college grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 grading scale and actively involved in extracurricular activities.

Inar A. and Selma W. Carlson Memorial Scholarship. Established through a bequest from the estate of Inar A. Carlson, Class of 1922, and from gifts in memory of Selma Westerlin Carlson, Class of 1921. Unrestricted.

John Matthew and Carol Josephine Carlson Accounting Scholarship. Established by Carol J. Carlson in memory of her husband, John Matthew Carlson, who began working at Deere and Company at the age of 16 during the Great Depression, took night courses at Augustana College following his service in the United States Army in World War II, and retired from Deere and Company after a 47-year career. Awarded to students who are majoring in accounting.

Robert E. and Marjorie J. Carlson Family Scholarship. For students majoring in sociology, social work or speech communication. Recipients to be selected on merit.

The Carlstrand Family Scholarship. Established by gifts from Ms. Susan Carlstrand. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Carter Family Scholarship. Established by Steve and Lisa Carter in grateful recognition of the education Brad '06 and Becky (Hanson) '05 Carter received at Augustana. The scholarship is unrestricted and given with the intent that the Augustana experience continues to be enriched by students with diverse backgrounds, interests and talents.

Roy J. Carver Scholarship. Established with funds from the Roy J. Carver Trust, Muscatine, Iowa. Awarded to students who have demonstrated commitments to excellence, quality and leadership and who show capacity for college work at a high level of accomplishment. Preference is given to applicants from western Illinois and eastern Iowa.

Roy J. Carver Logos Scholarship. Established with funds from the Roy J. Carver Trust, Muscatine, Iowa. Awarded to high-achieving students who participate in Logos, Augustana's science honors program. Recipients of the scholarship are designated as Roy J. Carver Honors Scholars.

Sherry Garthus Centanni Endowed Scholarship. Established Sherry Garthus Centanni '73, in gratitude for her Augustana College education. Preference for students majoring in elementary education.

Dean Dora Cervin Memorial Scholarship. Established by Virginia Penniston Wheeler, Class of 1943, in memory of Dean Cervin (Dean of Women from 1937 to 1946). To be awarded to a worthy student with financial need.

Dr. Donald T. and Signe (Nelson) Chamberlin Memorial Scholarship. Established in honor of Dr. and Mrs. Donald T. Chamberlin. To be awarded to a good medical student studying to be a doctor or planning a career in medical research.

The Nelson and Christine Chester Scholarship. Established by Joanne E. (Milton) Kendall, Class of 1952, and her husband, John. Awarded to students showing academic promise and accomplishment, studying in English or education.

Chi Omega Gamma Academic Leadership Scholarship. Established by alumni of the Chi Omega Gamma sorority. Awarded to active members of the sorority with the highest grade-point average.

Ralph and Mary Cram Scholarship. Established by Dr. Ralph Cram '51 in memory of his wife, Mary Cram and in honor of his Augustana education. Preference shall be given to students majoring in biology or chemistry with an interest in pursuing a career in the healthcare profession and who maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and have demonstrated financial need.

The Christensen Family Scholarship. Established by Dean O. Christensen, Class of 1954, and members of his family. This scholarship is restricted to students with financial need who graduated from high school in either Platte County, Nebraska, or Henry County, Illinois. In addition, students must be contributing to their own tuition and related expenses.

Christian Family Values Scholarship. To be awarded to students with financial need who are active members of a Christian congregation or parish or who are involved in Augustana's Christian campus ministries, with preference given to juniors or seniors who are preseminary students. Recommendations from the campus pastors and Center for Vocational Reflection staff will be considered. Established in honor of our parents, in memory of our grandparents, and in thankful celebration of Christian family values.

Henrietta I. Clark Scholarship. A gift from the estate of Irene Ochs in memory of her sister, who taught in the Department of Economics at Augustana from 1923 to 1957. Awarded to students who major in economics.

The Class of 1940 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1940's 50th reunion. To be awarded annually to a worthy student with financial need.

The Class of 1944 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1944's 50th reunion. To be awarded annually to a worthy student with financial need.

The Class of 1945 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1945's 50th reunion. To be awarded annually to a worthy student with financial need.

The Class of 1947 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1947's 50th reunion. To be awarded annually to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1950 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1950's 50th reunion. To be awarded annually to a worthy student with financial need.

The Class of 1951 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1951's 50th reunion. To be awarded annually to a worthy student with financial need.

The Class of 1952 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1952's 40th reunion. To be awarded annually to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1953 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1953's 40th reunion. To be awarded annually to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1954 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1954's 40th reunion. To be awarded annually to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1955 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1955's 40th reunion. To be awarded annually to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1956 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1956's 40th reunion. To be awarded annually to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1957 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1957's 40th reunion. To be awarded annually to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1960 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1960's 40th reunion. To be awarded annually to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1962 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1962's 40th reunion. To be awarded annually to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1963 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1963's 40th reunion.  To be awarded annually to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1964 Scholarship. To be awarded to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1965 Scholarship. To be awarded to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1966 Scholarship. To be awarded to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1968 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1968's 25th reunion. To be awarded to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1970 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1970's 25th reunion. To be awarded to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1978 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1978's 25th reunion. To be awarded to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1982 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1982's 10th reunion. To be awarded to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1983 Scholarship. Established on the occasion of the Class of 1983's 10th reunion.  To be awarded to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1987 Scholarship. Established by members of the Class of 1987 through a senior class pledge program. To be awarded to current students who are children of Augustana alumni.

The Class of 1988 Scholarship. Established by members of the Class of 1988 through a senior class pledge program. To be awarded to current students who are children of Augustana alumni.

The Class of 1992 Scholarship. Established by members of the Class of 1992 through a senior class pledge program. To be awarded to current students who are children of Augustana alumni.

The Class of 1994 Scholarship. Established by members of the Class of 1994 through a senior class pledge program. To be awarded to current students who are children of Augustana alumni.

The Class of 1997 Scholarship. Established by members of the Class of 1997 through a senior class pledge program. To be awarded annually to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1998 Scholarship. To be awarded to worthy students with financial need.

The Class of 1999 Windows to the World Scholarship. Established by members of the Class of 1999 through a senior class pledge program. Awarded to students who require financial assistance in order to participate in a foreign study program.

The Class of 2000 Scholarship. Established by members of the Class of 2000 through a senior class pledge program. To assist students involved in learning opportunities outside of the typical classroom experience.

The Class of 2002 Scholarship. Established by members of the Class of 2002 through a senior class pledge program.

The Class of 2003 Scholarship. Established by members of the Class of 2003 through a senior class pledge program.

The Class of 2004 Scholarship. Established by members of the Class of 2004 through a senior class pledge program.

The Class of 2005 Scholarship. Established by members of the Class of 2005 through a senior class pledge program.

The Class of 2006 Scholarship. Established by members of the Class of 2006 through a senior pledge program. To be awarded to a senior based on academic achievement, financial need, and involvement in the Augustana community.

Ingemann Clausen Memorial Scholarship. Established by a generous bequest from Mr. Clausen (a friend of Augustana). Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Clicker and Marcella Good Neighbor Scholarship. Established by Drs. Jane Borelli and Glenn Nelson, in joyful recognition of and appreciation for two feline examples of neighborliness, Clicker & Marcella. To be awarded with preference to students who have worked to promote a good quality of life for their Rock Island neighbors.

Collinson Family Scholarship. Established by gifts from members of the Collinson family in recognition of their long relationship with Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Robert and Charlotte Harvey Coultas Scholarship. Established by Charlotte Harvey Coultas, Class of 1941, and her husband, Robert M. Coultas, Class of 1940, in recognition of their Augustana educations. To be awarded to students majoring in and planning to pursue a career in teaching English.

Marjorie Hallgren Crowder Memorial Scholarship. Established by Marilyn Crowder-Wile (Class of 1983) in memory of her mother. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with first consideration given to speech/language pathology and special education majors.

Audrey Cumming Scholarship. Established by Mrs. Audrey (Larson) Cumming, a 1948 graduate of Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with preference given to students majoring in elementary education or pre-med.

Anna M. Curtis Memorial Scholarship. Established by an estate plan gift from Mrs. Curtis, a friend of Augustana. To be awarded to worthy students with financial need from Henry County, Illinois.

Brenda Barnes and Czajka Family Scholarship. Established by their daughters to recognize the role their parents Walter and Wanda Czajka played in their daughters' education. In memory of sisters Andra Czajka and Brenda (Czajka) Barnes and in honor of Brenda's deep and abiding love of Augustana College and its mission to offer a challenging education that develops qualities of mind, spirit and body necessary for a rewarding life of leadership and service in a diverse and changing world. To be awarded to worthy students who demonstrate financial need.

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Arthur E. and Dorothy E. Dahl Leadership Scholarship. Established by their sons, John A. Dahl '68 and Robert A. Dahl '74, with funds from the Arthur E. Dahl and Dorothy E. Dahl Charitable Trust. Awarded to seniors based on academic achievement and demonstrated leadership in co- and extra-curricular programs.

Grace Moyer Daley Scholarship Fund. To be awarded to Christian students who exemplify intellectual and moral excellence, and who are preparing for vocations in the church, education, physical therapy or medicine. Preference will be given to students preparing for foreign missions within their vocations.

Dr. Donald C. and Lois Davis Scholarship. Established by students, family and friends of Dr. Davis (Class of 1947 and faculty member 1950-1988). To be awarded annually to a deserving junior or senior student majoring in speech-language pathology.

Doris and Victor Day Scholarship. Established by the Day Foundation in recognition of the Days' commitment to the community and human needs. Income to be awarded annually to students from the Quad Cities based upon their financial need.

P. Joann (Womble) Dehring Memorial Scholarship
Established through an estate gift plan by Mrs. Dehring. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to students majoring in the fields of music or science.

John C. Deisenroth Memorial Scholarship. Established by Luella Jones Deisenroth (Class of 1936) in memory of her husband. To be awarded annually on the basis of academic achievement to students majoring in science or mathematics.

Delta Chi Theta Academic Leadership Scholarship. Established by alumni of the Delta Chi Theta sorority. Awarded to active members of the sorority with the highest grade-point average. 

Delta Omega Nu Academic Leadership Scholarship. Established by alumni of the Delta Omega Nu fraternity. Awarded to active members of the fraternity with the highest grade-point average.

Dixon Family Scholarship. Established by family and friends in memory of Patrick Dixon '92 and his mother, Joanne Dixon. To be awarded to students with financial need who are members of a choir at Augustana.

George "Pops" Duhlstine Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends in honor of Mr. Duhlstine, athletic trainer and equipment manager at Augustana for twenty years. To be awarded to needy students from the Quad Cities with preference given to students majoring in business administration or accounting. 

Brian C. Dunkel Memorial Scholarship. Established by Virginia Dunkel in memory of her son, Brian Dunkel, a 1988 graduate of Augustana College. Annual award based on academic achievement and financial need with preference given to students majoring in chemistry.

Joyce and George Duvall Scholarship. Established by Mr. and Mrs. Duvall to be awarded to worthy students majoring in business or economics.

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The Carl and Mary Jane Eck Scholarship. Established through a bequest from Carl E.R. Eck, Class of 1959. To be awarded annually, with first consideration given to students preparing for Christian ministry.

Erick and Kerstine Eck Scholarship. Established by Carl and Dale Eck in honor of their parents who emigrated from Sweden in the 1920s. Since the scholarship is intended to promote Augustana's Swedish heritage, earnings from the fund will be used to support students' academic pursuits in Sweden.

Doris Swanson Edmund Scholarship. Established in tribute to Doris Swanson Edmund (Class of 1935) by members of her family. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to students majoring in education who have a demonstrated interest in early childhood education.

Paul and Marilyn Edstrom Scholarship. Established by these graduates (Classes of 1938 and 1944) in appreciation for their Augustana education.  Awarded to worthy students with first preference given to student(s) studying music or speech therapy.

Janan Effland Memorial Scholarship. Established through an estate plan gift from Janan Effland, Class of 1951 and member of the Augustana faculty from 1967 to 1990. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with preference given to a students involved with intramural athletics.

Taylor Ehlers Memorial Scholarship. Established by Karen Gruden in memory of her daughter, Taylor Ehlers, Class of 2004. To be awarded on the basis of financial need to a member of the Kappa Tau sorority.

Loryann M. Eis Scholarship in Math/Science Education. Established by a gift from Miss Loryann M. Eis, Class of 1960. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with first consideration given to students planning on careers in math or science education.

Albert L. Eliason Chemistry Scholarship. Awarded annually to the junior chemistry major judged to have the most outstanding academic achievement and potential for a career in chemistry.

The Scott Elsberg Memorial Scholarship. Established by friends and family of Scott Elsberg (Class of 1980). Awarded on the basis of academic achievement.

Leonard N. and Albertine M. Engnell Memorial Scholarship. Established through the estate of Leonard N. Engnell, Class of 1956, and in memory of his wife, Albertine. Awarded to students who are majoring in mathematics.

Donald and June (Freitag) Engstrom Family Scholarship. Established in appreciation of the education received at Augustana College. To be awarded annually without restriction.

Entrepreneurial Leadership Scholarship. Established by members of the Augustana Web Guild to support future student leaders. Scholarships available to students interested in entrepreneurship, professional development, and experiential learning. Preference shall be given to Augustana Web Guild leaders.

Clara Erickson Beckman Memorial Scholarship
Established by Betsey Brodahl (Class of 1944) in memory of her Aunt Clara. To be awarded annually to a non-traditional student; that is, one who did not enter college immediately following high school. Preference will be given to female students.

The Clarence M. and Margaret Erickson Family Scholarship. Established by Clarence and Margaret Erickson for students who demonstrate financial need and/or students of great promise or accomplishment.

Knut E. Erickson Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Dr. Knut E. Erickson, vice president and treasurer of the college from 1939 to 1961. Unrestricted with preference given to students from Rock Island and the west side of Chicago.

Harry E. and Lenice C. Merrill Eskritt Memorial Scholarship. Established by members of the Eskritt family to honor the lives of Harry E. and Lenice Merrill Eskritt.  Recipients shall be non-traditional students who demonstrate financial need.  For purposes of this scholarship, non-traditional students are considered to be those individuals who were unable to attend college in a pattern typical of most students due to family or other obligations.

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Scholarship. Funded by the consolidation of scholarships created by organizations of the former Augustana Lutheran Church and Lutheran Church in America. To be awarded annually to students who are members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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Faith Lutheran Church Scholarship. Established by members of Faith Lutheran Church , Glen Ellyn, Illinois. To be awarded to Lutheran students with financial need with consideration given to members of Faith Lutheran Church of Glen Ellyn.

Edward E. Falberg Memorial Scholarship. Established through the estate of Edward E. Falberg, a member of the Class of 1930, who went on to a distinguished career in analytical chemistry. Awarded annually to worthy students who are majoring in chemistry.

Gerald H. Falder Memorial Scholarship. Established through an estate gift from Mr. Falder. To be awarded to worthy students with financial need.

Clifford Fenwick Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends in memory of Clifford Fenwick. To be awarded, upon recommendation of the Psychology Department, to an outstanding psychology major, preferably a sophomore.

Owen B. and Lorraine M. Fess Family Scholarship. For students majoring in chemistry or mathematics.

Muriel Fick Memorial Scholarship in Music. Established by Muriel A. Fick, friend of Augustana, in loving tribute of music. Scholarship is awarded to students of musical ability from the Quad City region.

James L. Fischer Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of James L. Fischer, an alumnus of Augustana, by his parents and friends. Awarded to students majoring in Spanish or biology.

Lois Davies Fleege Memorial Scholarship. Established by the Laverne L. Fleege family in memory of Lois Davies Fleege, Class of 1945. To be awarded to students majoring in speech and language pathology.

Frank and Jane Folwell Scholarship. Established by these special friends of Augustana to provide financial assistance to worthy students with first preference given to students from the Iowa Quad Cities.

Reverend and Mrs. Reuben H. Ford Scholarship. Established by a gift from the Ford estate.  To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Foss Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Claude Foss, Professor of History and Economics at Augustana, by an estate gift from Doris Klein Campbell (Class of 1930) and memorial gifts from family and friends. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to students studying to become history teachers.

Frankenberg Scholarship. Established by Beverly Frankenberg (Class of '53) in appreciation for education and lasting friendships at Augustana. Awarded to a junior or senior on the basis of demonstrated academic achievement (3.0 gpa) and participation in co-curricular activities.

Carl V. and Eva L. Freberg (Scholarship) Fund. A bequest by Eva L. Freberg. Awarded to a worthy student with preference given to candidates in the field of nursing.

Clifford and Helen Fredberg Family Scholarship. Established by the Fredbergs, 1925 graduates of Augustana. To be awarded to worthy students, with preference given to premedical students.

Dr. Leslie Willard Freeman Memorial Scholarship. A bequest by Mrs. Margaret Freeman in memory of her husband. Awarded annually to an outstanding graduating senior in the biological sciences. Recipient to be chosen by the faculty. Purpose of the scholarship is to recognize academic excellence instead of financial need.

William and Elizabeth Frey Scholarship. To be awarded to worthy students attending Augustana College.

Fridhem Lodge Scholarship. Established by members of the Fridhem Lodge-International Order of Good Templars. To be awarded to a student who practices abstinence from alcohol and drugs, is of Scandinavian heritage, is a graduate of an Illinois Quad City High School , and has a proven interest in a life following Christian ideals. The recipient will also be a sophomore, junior or senior with a solid record of academic achievement and demonstrated financial need.

Friends of the College Scholarship. Established through bequests from and gifts in memory of many alumni and friends of Augustana. To be awarded to worthy students with financial need.

Carl, Lucile and Richard Fryxell Scholarship. Established in tribute to these friends of Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

John B. Fryxell Memorial Scholarship. Established by friends of John Birger Fryxell '53, who met accidental death on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 1953 , at the University of Illinois where he was doing graduate work. Awarded to one or more students interested in the causes to which John was especially devoted: good government, interracial and international understanding.

Regina Holmén Fryxell Scholarship. Established by family and friends of Mrs. Fryxell in recognition of her contribution to music within the college and the Church. To be awarded annually to students studying music, with preference given to students of Scandinavian heritage.

Regina Holmén Fryxell Scholarship in Organ. Established in honor of Regina Holmén Fryxell '22. To be awarded to students in music, with preference given to students studying organ.

Roald H. Fryxell Memorial Scholarship. Honors an alumnus, '56, who was a professor at Washington State University until his accidental death on May 18, 1974 . His field investigations in geology led to important contributions, among them the discovery of ancient Marmes Man and techniques adopted by NASA for the cataloging of specimens collected on the moon. Awarded to students majoring in geology.

Robert E. Fryxell Scholarship. Established by Dr. Robert E. Fryxell, a 1944 graduate of Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with preference being given to students majoring in either the natural sciences, music, or preparing for fulltime careers in service to the Lutheran Church.

C. Don and Bertha E. Fuelscher Memorial Scholarship. Established through an estate gift from the Fuelschers. To be awarded to worthy students with financial need.

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Debra J. Gammon Scholarship. Established by Debra J. Gammon, class of 1978. The scholarship is to be awarded based on financial need with preference given to students enrolling at Augustana College and majoring in Accounting.

Leland and Gladys Gabrielson Memorial Scholarship. Established with estate gifts from these friends of Augustana.

Thomas E. Gahl Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends of Thomas E. Gahl, a sociology major and 1969 graduate of Augustana. Awarded annually with preference given to students majoring in sociology. In addition, scholarship recipients must be involved in at least one extra-curricular activity and maintain a 2.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 grading scale. Where possible, the scholarship will be awarded to members of the Beta Omega Sigma social fraternity who also meet the above guidelines.

S. James Galley Scholarship. Established by former students, present students and friends to recognize James Galley's twenty-five years of teaching at Augustana. To be awarded to students majoring in accounting.

Gamma Alpha Beta Academic Leadership Scholarship. Established by alumni of the Gamma Alpha Beta fraternity. Awarded to active members of the fraternity with the highest grade-point average.

Marvin L. and Marian H. Gassman Scholarship. Established by gifts from these graduates (Classes of 1933 and 1932) in appreciation for education received at Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with first consideration given to students from Iowa.

Gerry and Morris M. Geifman Scholarship. Awarded to a student of Jewish religion/ethnicity.

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church Scholarship. Established by members of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Downers Grove, Illinois. To be awarded annually to Lutheran students with financial need with consideration to be given to members of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church of Downers Grove.

Herbert L. and Alta K. Glynn Memorial Scholarship. Established by lifetime gifts from Herbert L. Glynn and increased by a bequest from his estate. Designated for a student pursuing a degree program in music, including a positive interest in vocal training and choral conducting.

Richard K. Glynn Memorial Scholarship in Business Administration. Established by family and friends of Richard Glynn in recognition of his career in marketing. Annual awards are to be made on the recommendation of the Department of Business Administration.

Alice and Richard Godfrey Scholarship. Established by Alice and Richard Godfrey '76, a member of the college's Board of Trustees. Scholarships available to students majoring in political science with a focus on pre-law, or majoring in environmental studies. Preference shall be given to students participating on the Augustana College Debate Team.

Adeline H. Goodman Scholarship. A bequest by Adeline H. Goodman. Awarded to a student of piano.

Grace Lutheran Church Scholarship. Established by members of Grace Lutheran Church, LaGrange, Illinois. Awarded annually to Lutheran students on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. Preference will be given to members of Grace Lutheran Church of LaGrange or to students from the Near West Conference of the Metropolitan Chicago Synod of the ELCA.

Richard M. Greenhalgh Memorial Scholarship. Established by members of the Greenhalgh Weiss families, this scholarship will be awarded to women who have a grade point average between 2.75 and 3.25 on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be given to women who are orientation leaders.

Peter G. Grevas Memorial Scholarship. Established by a gift from Dr. and Mrs. Theodore Grevas. To be awarded to English majors with preference for students interested in careers in journalism.

Jonathan C. Grice Memorial Scholarship. Established by an estate plan gift from Jonathan C. Grice, Class of 1966. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with first consideration given to students majoring in accounting or business.

Patricia Grimm Scholarship. Established by Patricia Grimm, Class of 1970, in appreciation for education received at Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with first preference given to students majoring in accounting from the Iowa Quad Cities.

Paul and Patricia (Nellans) Guehler Chemistry Scholarship. Established by Paul and Patricia (Nellans) Guehler, both members of the Class of 1960. Scholarships available to sophomores, juniors and seniors majoring in chemistry or biochemistry who have demonstrated financial need and have achieved positive academic records.

Carl A. E. and Mayta Gustafson Scholarship. Established by estate plan gifts from Carl, Class of 1925, and Mayta Gustafson. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Ruby Jo Gustofson Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends to honor the life of Ruby Jo Gustofson, a 1963 graduate of Augustana College. Awards are restricted to juniors or seniors majoring or minoring in music. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.

The Gustus Family Scholarship. Established in memory of Reuel T. Gustus by members of his family. To be awarded to worthy students with financial need, with preference given to students studying business-related subjects.

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The Forrest A. Hainline, Jr. Memorial Scholarship. Established to honor the life of Forrest A. Hainline, Jr., a graduate of the Class of 1940. Awards made on the basis of need, with preference given to students with an interest in debate and/or public speaking.

Dag Hammarskjöld and Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Scholarship. Awards made on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with preference given to students interested in world peace and majoring in political science.

Dr. Edward Hamming Memorial Scholarship. Established by the family, friends, faculty colleagues and former students of Dr. Edward Hamming, Professor of Geography at Augustana. Awarded annually to a student or students on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with preference given to geography majors.

Alvina (Al) Hansen Scholarship. Established in honor of Alvina (Al) Hansen, and in recognition of the two decades of education provided by the Red Shoes Pre-Kindergarten program under the leadership of Al Hansen. This scholarship is designated for students majoring in elementary education.

Frederick and Rachel Hansen Memorial Scholarship. Established through an estate plan gift from Mr. and Mrs. Hansen. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Ralph W. Hansen Scholarship. Established on the occasion of Ralph's 25th year at the college. Awarded each year to a junior psychology major who has shown outstanding interest, ability and motivation in pursuing the study of psychology per recommendation by the Department of Psychology.

Thomas F. and Wanda W. Hanson Scholarship. Established by the Reverend Dr. Thomas, a member of the Board of Trustees, and Wanda Hanson. To be awarded to a junior or senior majoring in English. Recommendations will be made by the Chair of the English Department based on academic achievement and merit without regard to financial need.

Ruth Harris Memorial Scholarship. Established by a gift from the estate of Della Ruth Harris (Class of 1915). Awarded annually to needy and deserving students.

Stanley and Bernice Harris Memorial Scholarship. Established by the estate of Stanley and Bernice Harris. To provide partial scholarships for worthy students as selected by the Deans of the College.

Ruth Anne Erickson Hartman Scholarship. Established by Ruth Anne Erickson Hartman in grateful recognition of her Augustana education and experience, with preference given to those students intending to major in mathematics; with further preference to students transferring from Black Hawk College or in the alternative, any other Illinois community college.

Nils and Patricia Tillberg Hasselmo Scholarship. Established by Dr. and Mrs. Nils Hasselmo (Classes of 1957 and 1952). To be awarded annually to students on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with preference given to students taking courses in Scandinavian studies.

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship. Established by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. To be awarded on the basis of financial need to students of low income and students of underrepresented populations, with a preference for students who intend to permanently reside in the United States after completion of their studies.

Donald J. and Louise Taylor Heath Family Scholarship. Established by gifts from Donald and Louise Heath (Class of 1953). To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Heeren Family Scholarship. Established by Mr. and Mrs. Heeren, long-time friends of Augustana. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Hegg Family Scholarship. Established by alumni members of the Hegg Family in appreciation for education received at Augustana and in memory of Bonnie Hegg Campbell. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with preference given to music majors.

Amy Helpenstell Scholarship. Established by Amy Helpenstell (Class of 1992). Awarded to Quad-City area students with demonstrated financial need, with first preference to English or foreign language majors.

Franz and Esta Helpenstell Scholarship. Established by these special friends of Augustana, and to be awarded annually on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with first consideration given to graduates of Rock Island High School.

Jack R. and Annette H. Henderson Scholarship. Established by these long-time friends, in appreciation of the college's contributions. This scholarship will be awarded to students for whom financial aid is essential for them to attend Augustana College, with preference for those preparing for a career in an engineering field or the sciences.

John B. and Rosemarie Hendren Endowed Scholarship. Established to provide assistance to promising young students with strong records of academic achievement and majoring in music.

Thomas F. Hibbard Memorial Scholarship. In memory of Thomas F. Hibbard, Professor of Music, 1950-77. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with first preference to students majoring in music who have an interest in taking instruction in violin.

Diane Gustafson Hill Endowed Scholarship. Established by Diane Gustafson Hill '66 in thanksgiving for her Augustana experience. Preference for high-performing students majoring in communication sciences and disorders who plan a career as a speech-language pathologist.

Joseph M. Hoare Scholarship in Geology. Honors an alumnus, Class of 1942, whose entire professional career of 37 years was spent in studying the rugged terrain of Alaska for the U.S. Geological Survey. He mapped and reported on the geology of 66,000 square miles (about 10% of Alaska, equivalent to the area of Washington State), a unique achievement. For advanced geology majors.

Violet M. Hofflund Scholarship. Established by a bequest from the estate of Violet M. Hofflund. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with first consideration given to speech pathology majors.

Kenneth '62 and Marilyn '62 Hofstetter Scholarship. Established by Dr. Kenneth and Marilyn J. Hofstetter, both Class of 1962, in honor of their education at Augustana College. Preference for students majoring in STEM disciplines.

Paul Franklin and Louise Anderson Hoglund Scholarship. Established by Louise Anderson Hoglund in memory of her husband, Paul F. Hoglund. Scholarships are unrestricted.

Nels and Dorothy Hokanson Memorial Scholarship. Established by a bequest from the estate of Nels (Class of 1933) and Dorothy Hokanson. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Martin J. Holcomb Memorial Scholarship. Established by former students and friends in memory of "Prof" Holcomb, Professor of Speech and Debate Coach, 1932-1969. To provide scholarships for communication sciences and disorders majors and debaters.

J.A. and Amelia Holmén Family Scholarship. Established in memory of J.A. (Class of 1884) and Amelia Holmén. Preference shall be given to students who intend to pursue a career in the Christian ministry, or who intend to pursue a career or graduate study in organ or church music. If there are no such students in a given year, the scholarship shall be awarded to music students.

Reynold and Betty Holmen Scholarship. Established by members of the Holmen family in tribute to Reynold (Class of 1936) and Betty Holmen. First preference shall be to students majoring in chemistry.

Gaynell and Dale Holmgrain Scholarship. Established by Gaynell and Dale Holmgrain. To be awarded to worthy students at Augustana.

David P. and Eleanor K. Hopley Family Scholarship. Established by David, class of 1954, and Eleanor Knott, class of 1956, Hopley. To be awarded annually to accounting majors who demonstrate financial need.

Dr. C. Leland Horberg Scholarship. Established in memory of Dr. C. Leland Horberg. To be awarded to a junior or senior student majoring in geology.

Kurt J. Horberg Family Scholarship. Established by gifts from Kurt Horberg (Class of 1974 and member of the Board of Trustees). To be awarded annually to a student with an interest in law, philosophy, religion or medicine.

Judge Robert J. Horberg Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends in memory of Judge Robert J. Horberg, Class of 1934. Award to be made annually to a junior or senior student with preference for those enrolled in a pre-law course. If such applicants are not available, business administration or political science majors will be selected.

Howard A. and Bessie (Smith) Hubbell Scholarship. Established by Lyle and Jean (Hubbell) Peterson in memory of her grandparents. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to students majoring in history, English or music.

Ann Hutchinson Scholarship. Established by Ann Hutchinson, Class of 1973, in recognition and appreciation of her parents, her Augustana education and the need to provide scholarship opportunities to worthy students. Preference shall be given to students who are from states other than Illinois and Iowa, particularly students from inner city areas of large metropolitan centers, in the interest of promoting diversity among the student body.

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Sharon L. Helgason Iiames Scholarship. Established by Sharon L. Helgason Iiames, class of 1966, in recognition of her Augustana education. To be awarded with preference given to women who are studying or are intending to study math or science.

Immanuel Women's Home Association Scholarship. A gift from the Chicago association which also gave funds for Immanuel Hall, to assist women students who plan careers in Christian world service. Awards may be renewed each year until a master's degree is earned.

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Anna Hofflund Jackson Scholarship. Established by a bequest from the estate of Anna Hofflund Jackson. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with first consideration given to elementary education majors.

Donald D. Jackson Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Donald Jackson by his wife Jean. Awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior student majoring in music education or music, having a primary emphasis in instrumental music.

Lorraine (Byttner) and Earl Jensen Scholarship. Established in honor of parents who sacrificed greatly so that both their children could earn degrees at Augustana College. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement, with preference given to students who are working toward becoming members of the first generation of their families to earn the baccalaureate degree.

Dr. Ronald F. Jesson Scholarship Fund in Piano. Funded by friends and former students in honor of Dr. Ronald Jesson, Professor Emeritus of Music. Awarded to music majors whose principal instrument is piano.

Ann L. Johnson Memorial Scholarship. Established by memorial gifts from family and friends. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Barbara A. Johnson Memorial Scholarship. Established in the memory of Barbara A. Johnson (Class of 1950) by her sister Frances L. Johnson (Class of 1944). To be awarded annually to worthy students with financial need.

Barbara Josephine Johnson Memorial Scholarship. Established by George '58 and Patricia Johnson '58 Olson in memory of her sister. Awarded annually with preference given to students majoring in the humanities.

B. Ben and Gertrude M. (Swanson) Johnson Family Scholarship. Established by B. Ben and Gertrude M. Johnson (Classes of 1949 and 1950) in appreciation of education received at Augustana. To be awarded to a worthy student from an ELCA congregation on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

C. Howard Johnson Memorial Scholarship. To provide scholarships for disadvantaged youth from the inner city.

Dr. Charles G. Johnson Scholarship in Geology. Established by family and friends in memory of a distinguished 1935 graduate and geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey from 1943 until his accidental death in 1969. Most of this period, Dr. Johnson directed federal scientific programs abroad, throughout the Pacific from Japan to Antarctica. He was awarded the Medal of Freedom and honored by the naming of the Charles Johnson Nunatak in Antarctica. Awarded to junior and senior geology majors with financial need who are preparing for graduate work.

Edna B. and P. Arthur Johnson Memorial Scholarship. Established by Philip A., Paul E., and Helen A. Johnson in honor of their parents. The scholarship is unrestricted.

Evelyn L. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund. A gift from Mr. and Mrs. Mauritz W. Johnson in memory of Evelyn L. Johnson, Class of 1953, secretary to the former Dean of the College, Dr. George B. Arbaugh. Unrestricted.

Florence Watson Johnson Scholarship. A bequest from the estate of Florence Watson Johnson. Awarded to needy students interested in scientific studies.

Gladys M. Johnson Memorial Scholarship. Established by a bequest from the estate of Gladys M. Johnson (Class of 1923). To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with first consideration to students majoring in English.

Harold A. and Helen S. Johnson Scholarship. Established by Mrs. Johnson in memory of Mr. Harold A. Johnson. Annual awards to be made on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with preference given to physically handicapped students.

Lowell N. Johnson Foundation Scholarship. Established by the Lowell N. Johnson Foundation, friend of the college, with a bequest from his estate. To be awarded on the basis of financial need with preference given to students from Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties in Illinois, and Scott County in Iowa.

Mark Scott Johnson Memorial Scholarship. Established by Dr. and Mrs. Donald A. Johnson, 1953 and 1956, in memory of Mark, who died during his junior year at Augustana. To be awarded annually to a junior member of the Augustana Choir who exemplifies the high ideals that guided Mark's life. Award may be renewed for the senior year. Financial need to be considered but not the final guideline in selection of a worthy student.

Rutcherd M. and Marie L. Johnson Memorial Scholarship. Given in memory of Rutcherd and Marie Johnson by their children and friends. 

Scott Alden Johnson Memorial Scholarship. Funded by the family, friends, clients and employees of Scott Alden Johnson '75 on the occasion of his premature death in a 1994 plane crash. Established to honor Scott's entrepreneurial spirit, passion for justice and compassionate tolerance. Annual recommendations to be made by the Chairs of the Business Administration and Speech Communication Departments.

Johnston and Youngren Family Scholarship. Established by Bruce, Class of 1951, and Nancy Johnston in tribute to their parents, Martin and Eva Johnston and James and Maude Youngren. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

C. Theodore and Linnea Johnston Scholarship. Established with estate plan funding from the Johnstons (Classes of 1929 and 1932). Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Dr. Larry P. Jones Scholarship. Established through the estate of Dr. Larry P. Jones '67. Recipients of this scholarship shall be students who have demonstrated financial need, are in good academic standing, and are majoring in biology or pre-medicine.

Walter K. Jonson Memorial Scholarship. Established by the family of Walter K. Jonson, a 1938 alumnus of Augustana. Unrestricted.

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Fred A. Kahlke Scholarship. Established by gifts from the Fred A. Kahlke Charity Trust. Awarded annually with preference given to young men who need financial assistance for their college education.

Irvin Kaighin Scholarship. Established in 1992 by the Kaighins, Irvin (1954). To be awarded annually to worthy students with financial need.

Ernest and Marilyn Charles Karlstrom Scholarship. Established by Ernie and Marilyn Karlstrom in recognition of the role Augustana College has played in their lives and in the Karlstrom family. Special dedication is made to parents Reverend Otto R. and Alva Carlson Karlstrom who founded the Lutheran Compass Mission in Seattle, Washington 1920 to the present. To be awarded annually on the basis of academic achievement to a student majoring in biology or the fine and performing arts.

The Reverend Ragnar A. and Leona L. Liljedahl Kastman Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Ragnar A. and Leona L. Liljedahl Kastman, both 1933 graduates of Augustana. Awarded annually with preference given to students majoring in music education.

Judith A. Katz Memorial Scholarship. Established by a gift from the estate of Ms. Katz. The scholarship is to be awarded on the basis of merit rather than financial need to a student in good standing who is majoring or minoring in theatre.

Katz Family Scholarship. Established by gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Isador Katz and other members of the Katz family. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

W.H. and Margaret Kempiners Leadership Scholarship. Established by William L. Kempiners, class of 1964, in honor of his parents, to recognize students who undertake leadership roles in campus organizations at Augustana College. To be awarded on the basis of financial need with preference given to those students participating in an international experience.

The Hugh C. and Louise Lage Kirtland Scholarship. To be awarded to worthy students, with preference given those preparing for a career in the information and library field, or, secondarily, those preparing for a career in the fields of engineering and the sciences.

August W. Kjellstrand Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established initially by Mrs. Floyd Peterson (Eva Kjellstrand) in memory of her father, a former principal of the Academy and Christianity professor at Augustana. To be awarded annually to students on the basis of demonstrated academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to a physically handicapped student.

Paul and Lois (Kemp) Klimstra Family Scholarship. Established by these 1955 graduates in appreciation for education received at Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to students majoring in chemistry or English.

Dr. Millicent L. Knight Scholarship. Established by Millicent L. Knight '82, in appreciation of her Augustana education. To be awarded on the basis of financial need with preference given first to students of African American descent and then to students of under-served minority populations.

Austin E. Knowlton Scholarship. Established from the estate of this friend of Augustana. Awarded to non-Illinois and non-Iowa students on the basis of academic achievement and/or financial need with preference given to students from Ohio.

Lowell and Marilyn Bjork Kramme Endowed Scholarship 
Established by Lowell and Marilyn Bjork '67 Kramme, in recognition of the lifelong value of an Augustana education.

Alma M. Axelson Kronholm Memorial Scholarship. A gift from the Alfhild J. Axelson Trust. Awards are to assist student nurses who attend Augustana. If no such applicants are available, awards may be granted to students enrolled in any health-related educational program at Augustana.

Theodore and Dorothy Krueger Scholarship. Established in memory of Dorothy McFetridge Krueger by her husband, Theodore Krueger. Annual awards to be made with preference given to students planning to enter elementary school teaching or to major in English.

Robert J. and Ann Louise (Ek) Krug Scholarship. Established by Ann Louise Krug, family and friends. To be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement with preference given to students planning careers in the health field.

Mr. and Mrs. Edwin C. Krumsieg Scholarship. A gift from Mr. and Mrs. Krumsieg to provide loans or scholarship awards to students in need of financial assistance.

Albert G. Kullberg Scholarship. A gift from Albert G. Kullberg of Bay City, Michigan. Awards to be made to students preparing for the Lutheran ministry who need financial assistance in attaining that goal.

Vivan Kunze Endowed Scholarship. Established through a gift from the estate of Vivan Kunze (Class of 1927). To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Kurth-Frost Scholarship. Established by family members and awarded annually to an outstanding student who demonstrates academic ability (3.25 on a 4.0 scale) and is in need of financial assistance.

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Gary K. Laatsch Memorial Scholarship. Established in loving memory of Gary Laatsch (class of 1976) by his wife, Cathy Will Laatsch (class of 1979) and their children, Lindsay (class of 2009), Glenn, and Owen. Additional gift given by the Chicago law firm of Pavalon, Gifford & Laatsch in tribute of their law partner. Awarded annually on the basis of academic excellence and financial need with preference given to students of high ethical and moral character involved in debate, majoring in pre-law, or pursuing a profession in law.

Deborah Lynne LaCroix Memorial Scholarship. Established by the LaCroix family in memory of Debbie, who died in an automobile accident Nov. 6, 1971, during her senior year at Augustana. In continuing recognition of her love and concern for the handicapped, this scholarship is awarded to students pursuing a career in special education.

Gary and Christine LaCroix Family Scholarship. Established by Gary '67 and Christine LaCroix, in memory of his parents Kenneth and Helen LaCroix, and also in appreciation of the role Augustana has played in their lives. Preference for students majoring in the social sciences.

Harriet Nelson LaGrelius Chi Omega Gamma Scholarship. Established by Abbot W. LaGrelius in memory of his wife, Harriet L. Nelson LaGrelius. To be awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior member of the Chi Omega Gamma sorority with the highest cumulative grade-point average.

Marion Crawford LaGrelius Memorial Scholarship. Established by Abbott W. LaGrelius in memory of his wife, Marion A. Crawford LaGrelius. To be awarded to female choir members that show academic progress and who have financial need.

Marlette Swenson Larsen Endowed Scholarship. Established by Marlette Swenson Larsen '64, in recognition of her Augustana education. Preference for students majoring in the sciences.

Arthur G. (Brownie) and May Larson Memorial Scholarship. Established by a gift from Mr. Larson's estate (Class of 1922). Awarded annually to worthy students, with first consideration given to students of Swedish heritage from Rockford, Illinois.

Professor K.G. Larson Memorial Scholarship. Established by a former student in honor of Prof. Larson, first chairman of the physics department. To be awarded annually to science majors on the basis of academic achievement and/or financial need.

Russel and Gloria Larson Family Scholarship. Established by Russel Larson, a former member of Augustana College Board of Directors (1974-82), and his wife, Gloria. Awarded on the basis of financial need to students majoring in communication sciences and disorders or speech pathology.

Zachary and Kristin Larson Scholarship. Established by Zachary, Class of 2001, and Kristin Larson, in recognition of Zachary's Augustana education and with gratitude for the values instilled during their formative years in the Quad Cities. Preference for students who are graduates of Central High School of Davenport, Iowa or a Quad City high school.

Martin John O. Laure Scholarship. Established in honor of Martin John O. Laure by a bequest from the estate of his daughters Esther and Linnea. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Nelson and Dorathea Leclair Memorial Scholarship. Established by a testamentary gift from Nelson and Dorathea Leclair in recognition of their love and support of the mission of Augustana College. To be awarded on the basis of financial need to Music majors, with preference given to those students majoring in Voice.

The LeVander Scholarship. Created by an appreciative student and supported by loyal friends and family in honor of these distinguished members of the college family: Theodor, Professor of Speech, 1933-1977 and Barbara, Director of Alumni Relations, 1959-1979. To provide scholarships for majors in speech communication.

Dr. Leroy Liljedahl and Eleanor Liljedahl Snyder Memorial Scholarship. Given in memory of Dr. Liljedahl, a member of the College Board of Directors for 15 years and its president from 1968 to 1971. Awarded to students from Rockford, Illinois, on the basis of demonstrated academic ability and financial need.

Alice Christine Lindberg Memorial Scholarship. Established by friends and members of the Lindberg family. To be awarded to worthy students on the basis of academic achievement. First preference given to students from Springfield, Illinois, and thereafter students generally.

Breta H. Lindberg Memorial Scholarship. Established by members of the Lindberg family and friends to honor the life of Breta H. Lindberg, Class of 1982. To be awarded to students majoring in elementary education, with preference given to students from outside the states of Illinois and Iowa.

Charles David Lindberg Scholarship. Established by The Austin E. Knowlton Foundation. To be awarded to students who participate in the debate program.

Jane Anderson Lindberg Scholarship. Established through gifts from family and friends in memory of Jane Anderson Lindberg (Class of 1956). Through her dedication to the teaching and performance of music, Mrs. Lindberg inspired the love of music in children, youth and adults for nearly 40 years. Awarded with first preference for students majoring in vocal music.

Marian Joan Lindberg Scholarship. Established by The Austin E. Knowlton Foundation. To be awarded to students who are majoring in music.

Dr. and Mrs. S.A. Lindholme Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Dr. and Mrs. S.A. Lindholme. Scholarship to be awarded to needy students pursuing a course in divinity or careers within the Lutheran Church.

The Reverend Ralph R. and Marion (Gustafson) Lindquist Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends in memory of The Rev. Ralph R. and Marion Gustafson Lindquist of St. Paul, Minnesota. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence and financial need with preference given to students from Minnesota.

Ruth S. Lindstrom Memorial Scholarship. Established with an estate gift from this friend of Augustana.

Merry Loring Memorial Scholarship. A bequest from the estate of Miss Merry Loring. Awarded to needy and worthy students in the fields of speech therapy, psychology or psychotherapy.

Lucken Geology Scholarship. Established by John E. and Mary Thorson Lucken, both members of the class of 1962, in recognition of their and other family members' Augustana education. To be awarded to geology majors on the basis of academic merit with some consideration given to financial need if circumstances dictate.

Anne Catherine Greve Lund Memorial Scholarship. Established by Dr. Wendell L. Lund '27 in loving memory of his wife, Anne Catherine Lund '26, who taught physical education at Augustana from 1923 to 1933. Awards to be made annually with preference given to women, particularly those majoring in physical education. Special consideration will be given those requiring financial assistance.

Arthur B. Lundahl Scholarship. Established by family and friends of Mr. Lundahl. Awarded annually to worthy student(s) on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

George and Esther Lundberg Scholarship. A gift from Dr. and Mrs. George Lundberg. Awarded to students preparing for social service. Preference to pre-medical students.

Malvin and Lorraine Lundeen Family Scholarship. Established in tribute to these graduates of Augustana (Classes of 1925 and 1922) in recognition of their work with the college and the Church. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Brynolf F. Lundholm Music Scholarship. Funded by friends and former students in honor of Brynolf Lundholm, Professor Emeritus of Music, who taught at Augustana College from 1931 until 1977. To be awarded to students studying piano at Augustana.

Kathryn E. Lundquist Memorial Scholarship. Established by a bequest from Miss Lundquist, a 1942 graduate of Augustana, to provide financial aid to students. Preference will be given to those students entering Christian service vocations or education.

Ruth L. and Amos T. Lundquist Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Amos and Ruth Lundquist. Awarded to a student pursuing a career in Christian service, with preference given to chaplaincy in the military service.

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Dr. J.P. Magnusson Memorial Scholarship. Established by family, friends and students of Dr. Magnusson, who served as head of the Science Department and as head of the Chemistry Department from 1906 to 1946. Awarded annually to chemistry majors on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

E.L. and Louise Manning Endowed Scholarship. Established by gifts from Dr. and Mrs. Manning, good friends of Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with first consideration given to students majoring in geology.

Scott Douglas Mason Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Scott Douglas Mason by his parents, Perry and Marjorie Mason. Awarded annually to students of instrumental music.

Mauritzson Memorial Scholarship. Established by family members in memory of Jules G. Mauritzson, former dean of Augustana and professor of Swedish. Awarded to students from Sweden studying at Augustana.

William A. and Sadie R. McPhail Scholarship Fund. A bequest from the William and Sadie R. McPhail Charitable Trust for students residing in Winnebago County or the Northern Illinois area.

Cletus and Helen Melchior Scholarship Fund. Established by a bequest from the estate of Cletus Melchior, an adjunct professor at Augustana. To be awarded to worthy students, with preference given to graduates of Rock Island High School and Alleman High School.

Emma L. Melin Scholarship. To be awarded to a junior or senior woman preparing for the teaching profession. May be given as a grant or loan.

Chris R. Meskan Endowed Scholarship. Established through the Burger King College Football Scholarship Program to recognize the academic and athletic achievements of Chris R. Meskan, Class of 1999. To be awarded annually to students who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Messiah Lutheran Church, Constantine, Michigan Scholarship Fund. Established by members of Messiah Lutheran Church, Constantine, Michigan. Providing scholarship awards to ELCA Lutheran students demonstrating academic excellence, with preference given to members of Messiah Lutheran Church, Constantine, Michigan.

Chad Meyer Scholarship. Established by speech communication majors supporting Chad Meyer, Professor Emeritus. Awarded to a worthy junior or senior majoring in speech communication. Candidates recommended by the Department of Speech Communication.

Velma Dollie Milam Memorial Scholarship. Established with an estate gift from this friend of Augustana College.

Allen F. and Florence Miller Family Scholarship. Established by Allen F. Miller, Jr., a 1938 graduate of Augustana, to provide financial aid to worthy students with financial need.

Bruce R. Milligan Scholarship. Established by this 1978 graduate in appreciation for education received at Augustana. Awarded to an economics major on the basis of academic achievement upon recommendation of the Department Chair.

Milnarik Family Scholarship. Established in 1991 by Dr. Marshall Milnarik, and Bruce M. and Jean Milnarik Turnmire (1969 graduate) in memory of Florence Galvin Milnarik, to provide financial assistance to worthy students, with preference given to students majoring in music education with principal emphasis in voice.

Arthur A. Milton Memorial Scholarship. Established by the family of Arthur (Bus) Milton (1940 graduate). Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to students majoring in geology.

Arthur Anderson Milton Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends in memory of Arthur Anderson Milton, who for a number of years served on the college faculty. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

The Minority Student Scholarship Fund. Established by alumni, students and friends of Augustana College. Awarded annually to worthy students on the basis of financial need, with preference given to minority students.

Janice Moeller Scholarship. Established by Janice Moeller, a 1931 graduate of Augustana. To be awarded annually to a junior or senior on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Robert W. and Janet C. (Anderson) Moffitt Scholarship. Established by Robert, Class of 1960, and Janet, Class of 1959, in memory of their parents. Preference given to students majoring in either business administration or education.

Walter and Agnes Mogler Memorial Scholarship. Established through an estate plan gift from these Rock Island friends of Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Moline Rotary Endowed Scholarship. Established by a gift from the Rotary Club of Moline, Illinois. Recipients of the scholarship are nominated by the Board of Directors of the Club and must be academically admissible at Augustana. Financial need is not to be a qualifying consideration.

Thomas C. and Mollie P. Montgomery Memorial Scholarship Fund. Established by Mrs. Thomas C. Montgomery in memory of her husband. Awards to be made annually, upon approval of the president and department heads, to students who exhibit academic achievement, integrity and disciplined effort in the pursuit of careers in the fields of economics and business administration.

Ronald L. Moore Memorial Scholarship in Piano. Established by family, friends and former students of Dr. Ronald L. Moore, a member of the Augustana College music faculty from 1965 to 1987. Awarded upon recommendation of the Department of Music to students studying piano who have an interest in accompanying.

Ralph and Gertrude (Roth) Morgan Scholarship in Music. Established through an estate plan gift from these graduates of Augustana. To be awarded on the basis of musical ability and academic achievement.

Richard W. and Ruth Marie Motz Scholarship. Established by Dick and Ruth in appreciation for the meaningful influence of Augustana in their family and community lives. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need to graduates of Rock Island High School who will be majoring in business or education.

The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. Edwin Munson Memorial Scholarship. Established by Elizabeth Munson Brodeen and Bishop Eugene Brodeen in memory of the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Edwin Munson, Classes of 1924 and 1925, respectively. Dr. Munson was an instructor at both Augustana College and the Augustana Seminary, an author, and Pastor of St. John's Lutheran Church in Rock Island. To be awarded to Lutheran students who are either studying organ or preparing to enter the seminary.

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Henriette C.K. Naeseth Memorial Scholarship. Established by former students and friends of Dr. Naeseth, a member of the English Department faculty from 1934 to 1969. To be awarded annually to an English major on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. 

Nathanson Applied Lesson Award. Established by Louise Nathanson, having taught piano in the Music Department for over 25 years, in recognition and appreciation of her music colleagues, her students, and her family.The Award is credited toward the student's applied music fees at Augustana.

The Nelson-Lindvall Memorial Scholarship. Established by Marian P. Nelson Lindvall and C. Mauritz Lindvall in memory of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gustav J. Nelson and Mr. and Mrs. Carl E. Lindvall. Awarded annually on the basis of academic ability and financial need.

Nelson Brothers Scholarship. A bequest by Arnold, Albert and Gilbert Nelson. Preference given to students from Southwestern Iowa.

Rev. Alfred and Mrs. Ida Nelson Memorial Scholarship. Established by Mr. and Mrs. J. Adam Reinemund (Classes of 1911 and 1913) in memory of Mrs. Reinemund's parents, Rev. Alfred and Mrs. Ida Nelson. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

C. Oliver Nelson Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Mr. Nelson (Class of 1931) by his family. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Carl B. Nelson Memorial Scholarship. Established through a gift from the estate of Carl B. Nelson. To be awarded to students majoring in music education.

Carl Edward and Signe Wilhelmina Nelson Family Scholarship. Established by members of the Nelson family in memory of their parents. Annual awards based on academic achievement and financial need.

Carl O. and Edith W. Nelson Scholarship. Established by Carl O. Nelson (Class of 1940) in appreciation of education received at Augustana.  Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with first preference given to students preparing to become ordained ministers in the Lutheran Church.

Caroline Kerstin Nelson Scholarship. Established by a gift from Caroline Kerstin Nelson, a 1951 graduate of Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to students preparing for allied health careers.

Clarence H. Nelson Scholarship. Established with an estate gift from this 1932 graduate.

Dr. Harry E. Nelson Scholarship. Established by friends and family of Dr. Harry E. Nelson, a 1935 Augustana College graduate and a member of the College's faculty from 1946 until 1988. To be awarded to a worthy student in the field of mathematics, as recommended by the mathematics department.

J. Slaten Nelson Memorial Scholarship. Established by the parents of J. Slaten Nelson '74, Mr. and Mrs. James S. Nelson, and Susan Nelson Abrams '76 (sister) in 1979, to encourage students of good character to complete their Augustana education. Awarded to students majoring in business, based upon financial need and proven academic excellence (3.0 minimum GPA).

Lawrence R. and Myrtle A. Nelson Scholarship Fund. Established by the Nelson Family through a trust provision and direct gifts. To be awarded annually to students with demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

Milford J. Nelson Pre-Dental Scholarship. Established by members of the Rock Island District Dental Society in honor of their colleague and mentor, Dr. Milford J. Nelson, Class of 1931. To be awarded to pre-dental students, with preference given to students from the Rock Island District.

Theodore P. and Eleanor L. Nelson Family Leadership Award. To be presented to sophomore, junior, or senior students who best exemplify the highest qualities of leadership as demonstrated by their roles in significant aspects of campus and community life. The recipients must have maintained a 3.0 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent.

Lt. Thomas R. Nelson Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends. To be awarded to a worthy student of Swedish heritage.

Nelson/Paulson Scholarship. Established by Avis Nelson Paulson, Class of 1963, in honor of her father, J.L. Milton Nelson, Class of 1930, and her husband Ross E. Paulson, Professor Emeritus of History. To be awarded to students with financial need, with preference given to students studying religion and /or history, especially those students who are interested in the ministry or college teaching and who have plans to attend seminary or graduate school.

Jack and Bernice Newkirk Scholarship. Established by these friends of Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to students from Rockford, Illinois who are pursuing a career in the health profession.

Nichols-Homeshield Scholarship. Established through the generosity of Nichols-Homeshield, to be awarded annually with preference for students who are residents of the Quad Cities.

Evelyn E. Nicholson Endowed Scholarship. Established by Evelyn E. Nicholson, Class of 1950, in recognition of her Augustana education and to provide scholarship assistance to non-traditional students.

The Petrus and Vendla Nilsson Scholarship. Established by Gunnar P. (Class of 1967) and Janet L. Nilsson, in honor of his parents. To be awarded annually to a graduate of the Chicago Public Schools, who maintains a minimum grade-point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and is involved in extra-curricular activities.

Carol A. Nolte Scholarship. Established by the congregation of St. Andrew's Lutheran Church of Los Angeles to honor their pastor, Carol Nolte, upon her retirement. They chose this in recognition of her outstanding experience at Augustana as well as the impact of her ministry in the congregation, across the Lutheran Church and in the ecumenical community. To be awarded on the basis of financial need with preference given to students majoring in English or music.

The Nordgren Family Scholarship. Established by family and friends of Vincent, Eugene, and Maurice Nordgren, graduates of Augustana. To be awarded to worthy students on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Professor Oscar L. and Emily Nordstrom Memorial Scholarship. Awarded annually on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to pre-law students or those majoring in business administration.

Nyberg Family Scholarship. Established by Ronald A., Class of 1975, Robert K., Class of 1981, and Nancy, Class of 1977, Ytterberg in honor of their parents. This scholarship is unrestricted.

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Charlotte J. Odman Scholarship. Established with a bequest from this 1938 graduate. Charlotte credited Augustana College, her Lutheran Swedish heritage, and her faith with her ability to excel in her life's work and to contribute both during her life and through her estate to the community, her college and her church. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement.

John Theodore Ottoson Olander Memorial Scholarship. Established by Carl and Doris Simpson Christofferson (Class of 1956) in memory of Carl's grandfather, Reverend Olander (Class of 1886). Awarded on the basis of financial need, with preference given to students of Scandinavian descent.

Anna M. Oleson Memorial Scholarship. Established by a bequest from the estate of Anna M. Oleson. Awarded to students preparing for the ministry.

Florence M. Ollson Memorial Music Scholarship. Established by the Florence M. Ollson estate. To be awarded to a worthy music student.

The Margaret Olmsted Memorial Scholarship. Established through the estate of Margaret Olmsted, Class of 1915, Professor Emerita of Classics and Mathematics. To be awarded to worthy students, with preference to those majoring in mathematics, or in Classics with an emphasis in Latin.

Andrew Olson Memorial Scholarship. Established by Dr. and Mrs. Richard C. Anderson in memory of Dr. Anderson's grandfather, Andrew Olson, a Swedish immigrant who came to America in the 1880s. To be awarded to worthy students with financial need.

Arthur Olaf Mauritz Olson and Elsie Rundquist Olson Endowed Scholarship. Established with a gift from Elsie R. Olson. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic potential to students studying music. Preference given to students who are of the Lutheran faith and/or to students actively engaged in the study of Scandinavian heritage, culture or language.

Charles A. and Harriet S. Olson Scholarship. Established through gifts from Harriet S. Olson. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Gideon C. Olson Memorial Scholarship
Established by a bequest from Myrtle M. Olson honoring her father, a clergyman, to provide annual awards to students, with preference given to those preparing for the ministry.

Irene W. Olson Scholarship Fund. In honor of a native Chicago Lutheran, a member of the American Daughters of Sweden. Awarded to a student from Illinois with preference given to those majoring in music.

Mary Olson Memorial Scholarship. Established with a bequest from this 1943 graduate.

Oscar and Ellen Olson Memorial Scholarship. Established by Harold O. Olson in memory of his parents to encourage dedicated young Lutherans to enter the ministry. Awarded to a junior or senior student who is seriously pursuing studies leading towards a career as pastor of a Lutheran congregation. Ability, aptitude and dedication to a career as a pastor are to be considered in granting the award.

Thor Morton Olsson Jr. Memorial Scholarship. Established by Mrs. Patricia Olsson in her husband's memory. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with preference given to students majoring in chemistry.

The Omicron Sigma Omicron Alumni Association Scholarship. Established by members of the Omicron Sigma Omicron Alumni Association. The scholarship recognizes outstanding academic success by active members in the fraternity.

Omron Foundation Scholarship in Engineering. Established by the Omron Foundation Inc., whose mission includes supporting engineering educational efforts to help prepare youth to become the excellent engineers of tomorrow. Recipients shall be majoring in engineering, engineering physics, or studying a pre-engineering track.

One in Mission Scholarship. Established through gifts to the One in Mission program of the former Lutheran Church in America. Funds will primarily be used to match qualifying congregational grants to students, and also to provide assistance to other worthy students with financial need.

Robert and Blenda Ontiveros Scholarship. Established by Augustana Trustee Robert Ontiveros and Blenda Ontiveros, to make excellence in higher education attainable and affordable and to encourage a diverse student population. Preference for students of underrepresented populations and/or Hispanic heritage.

Cheryl and Dale Owen Scholarship. Established by Cheryl and Dale '99 Owen, in recognition of the role Augustana College has played in their lives. Scholarships are unrestricted, with preference for non-traditional students and/or students who are spouses or children of Augustana employees.

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Wilbur and Amy Palmquist Scholarship. Established by Dr. Wilbur N. and Amy I. (Anderson) Palmquist, Class of 1919. Dr. Palmquist served as a member of the Augustana Board of Directors from 1940 to 1958. Awarded on recommendation of the Department of Religion to worthy students preparing for service in the Church.

Clifford and Lucille Patterson Scholarship. Established by the Pattersons; Clifford was a 1926 graduate of Augustana. To be awarded annually, preferably to minority students preparing for Christian service.

Lillian Ewers Paulson Scholarship. Established with a bequest from this friend of Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need to students majoring in the natural sciences or mathematics.

The Betty Peal Memorial Scholarship. Established in loving memory of Betty Peal (Class of 1946) by her husband Bill Peal (Class of 1954). To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with first preference given to graduates of Moline High School.

Vernon and Mary Jane (Nelson) Pearson Family Scholarship. Established by Vernon (Class of 1946) and Mary Jane (Class of 1940) Pearson. To be awarded annually without restriction.

Dr. Victor R. Pearson Memorial Scholarship. Established by his children in honor of their father, a Professor of Religion at Augustana. Awarded to worthy students preparing for the Christian ministry or social work on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

The Reverend Dr. Johan Pearson Scholarship. Established by Dr. Walter L. Youngquist in memory of the Reverend Dr. Johan Pearson, a graduate of both Augustana College and the Augustana Seminary. Four year scholarships available to students preparing for ministry.

Dr. Roy Victor Peel Memorial Scholarship. Established by the family and friends of Dr. Roy V. Peel, a distinguished teacher and scholar, political scientist and Lutheran churchman. Awarded to students pursuing careers in the teaching of political science or in government service.

Javier Perez Memorial Scholarship. Established in the memory of Javier Perez '97 in grateful recognition for the education he received at Augustana College. This scholarship will be awarded to students who meet any of the following criteria: first-generation college student; dual language student; a member of the LatinX student organization; a member of Delta Omega Nu fraternity; a student who is a sophomore, junior or senior who has need of funding to remain enrolled at the college.

Carl W. Petersen Scholarship. Established with an estate gift from this friend of Augustana. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement.

Ralph and Dorothy Petersen Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends in memory of these Augustana graduates (Classes of 1943 and 1944). Awarded on the basis of academic achievement, with consideration given to students who have an interest in music.

Carl E.T. and Agnes (Holmén) Peterson Scholarship. Established by members of the Holmén family in tribute to Carl E.T. and Agnes Holmén Peterson (Class of 1925). Awarded to students majoring in sociology (with preference given to those with an interest in geriatrics).

Caroline Peterson Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Caroline Peterson from funds provided by the Clarke Swanson Trust. To be awarded to worthy students engaged in the study of pipe organ and piano music.

E. Dorothy Peterson (Miss Pete, Class of 1920) and Joan Bye Eggspuehler Memorial Scholarship. Established by Mr. Jack Eggspuehler (Class of 1952) and his wife Joan and sons Jay B., Pete R. and Brad L., in memory of this special Rock Island High School teacher. Awarded to students who have an interest in speech communication with first preference given to Rock Island High School graduates.

Elof and Martha (Hasselquist) Peterson Scholarship. Established by these 1934 graduates in appreciation for education received at Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Dr. Floyd D. and Eva (Kjellstrand) Peterson Scholarship. Established by Floyd and Eva (Class of 1931) Peterson. To be awarded to worthy students on the basis of demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

Gustaf A. and Alina G. Peterson Scholarship. Established by a gift from the estate of Alina Godehn Peterson, a friend of Augustana College. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement to seniors who are also involved in extra-curricular activities.

Laura Fulton Peterson Memorial Scholarship. A bequest from Mabel Mae Fulton in memory of her daughter. Income to be used annually for the education of deserving students from Henry County, Illinois.

Marian Peterson Memorial Scholarship. Established by an estate plan gift from this friend of Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to students participating in the music program.

Oliver E. Peterson Memorial Scholarship. Established through the estate of Oliver E. Peterson. This scholarship will be awarded to students who are studying voice.

Reverend Dr. Ordell W. Peterson and Dorothy Mae Simpson Peterson Scholarship. Established by Reverend Dr. Ordell W. Peterson, class of 1941, and Dorothy Mae Simpson Peterson, class of 1945, in recognition of their Augustana education. To be awarded on the basis of financial need with preference given to those studying or intending to study music and further preference given to those studying or intending to study piano.

Roger W. and Elise H. Peterson Family Scholarship. Established by gifts from the Peterson family. To be awarded annually to students with financial need.

Roy W. and Lillian J. Peterson Scholarship. Established by a gift from the estate of Roy W. and Lillian J. Peterson. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Virginia A. Peterson Memorial Scholarship. A gift from the estate of Virginia Peterson designated for a deserving woman student with a good scholastic record in high school who needs financial assistance to enable her to attend Augustana College.

Walter and Mollie Pfaff Scholarship. Established in memory of the Pfaffs from the Walter and Mollie Pfaff Trust administered by the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Centralia, Illinois. To be awarded to a worthy student from Central Illinois.

Roy J. Phelps Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends of Roy J. Phelps II, Class of 1975. To be awarded annually with preference given to a vocal music student who has evidenced performing ability.

Phi Omega Phi Academic Leadership Scholarship. Established by alumni of the Phi Omega Phi fraternity. Awarded to active members of the fraternity with the highest grade-point average.

Phi Rho Academic Leadership Scholarship. Established by alumni of the Phi Rho sorority. Awarded to active members of the sorority with the highest grade-point average.

Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Potter and J.W. Potter, Jr. Scholarship. A gift of the J.W. Potter Company in memory of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Potter and John W. Potter, Jr., members of the family who owned and published The Rock Island Argus from 1882 to 1986. Awarded to students from the Quad-Cities and Western Illinois. Preference is given to former carriers for The Argus. The scholarships shall not be less than $100 for each student and may be renewed annually in the case of any recipient.

The Raymond and Judith Preissner Scholarship. Established by Raymond and Judith Preissner. To be awarded to Lutheran students of good character and academic achievement who need financial assistance. Renewable with the maintenance of a 3.0 grade point on a 4.0 grading scale.

Lenora Purdy Scholarship. Established by this 1936 graduate in appreciation for education received at Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to women majoring in education.

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Rhea Bollman Quail Memorial Scholarship. Established by friends to honor a former teacher of music at the college. Awarded annually to a student majoring in voice, who is recommended by the Department of Music.

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Readers Digest Foundation Scholarship. A gift from the Readers Digest Foundation. To be awarded to students with superior academic records who show exceptional leadership promise.

Jean Brooks and Lois Juliana Johnson Reeves Scholarship. Established by Douglas B. Reeves in honor of his parents, Jean Brooks Reeves '46 and Lois Juliana Johnson Reeves '44, and in recognition of the life-changing impact of their Augustana education.

The Annette Regos Memorial Scholarship. Established by classmates and friends of Annette Regos, a member of the Class of 1982. To be awarded to worthy students with financial need, with preference given to students majoring in English or pre-medicine.

Donald A. and Erana E. Retz Scholarship. Established by Dr. Richard D. Retz, Class of 1958, and Dr. Konrad C. Retz, Class of 1974, in honor of their parents. Awarded annually with first consideration given to a senior student preparing for a career as a physician (Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy). The award is based on academic achievement and on demonstrated financial need; however, financial need will not necessarily be the primary determinant.

Gail Richard Scholarship. Established by Gail Richard '76, in recognition of her Augustana education. Preference for students majoring in communication sciences and disorders who are involved in extra-curricular activities.

The Eli William Roderick Memorial Scholarship. Established in 1993 in memory of Eli William Roderick, infant son of William J. '85 and Lori Ridlbauer '86 Roderick. To be awarded to Augustana students with financial need, with preference given to those who are first generation college students.

Thomas L. and Joan D. Roets Family Scholarship. Awarded annually to an accounting major who demonstrates financial need.

Glenn L. Rogers Memorial Scholarship. Established by a bequest from the estate of Glenn L. Rogers. Awarded annually to students with financial need.

The Fred and Ruth Rolf Family Scholarship. Established by gifts in memory of Fred J. Rolf and gifts from the Fred (Class of 1932) and Ruth (Class of 1939) Rolf Family. Annual awards are unrestricted, with first consideration given to chemistry majors.

John H. and Irma M. Romans Memorial Scholarship. Established by John C. Romans and his sons, Steven, a 1981 graduate of Augustana, Frank, John T., Gregory, and Jeffrey, to honor the lives of John's parents. Recipients must demonstrate financial need and be in good academic standing. Preference will be given to students planning a career in elementary or secondary education.

Dr. and Mrs. E. E. Ryden Memorial Scholarship. Established by the Ryden children in memory of their parents. Awarded every other year to students with financial need who are pre-theological majors or who are studying organ.

Richard E. Ryden Memorial Scholarship. Established by Dr. and Mrs. E. E. Ryden in memory of their son, Richard Edward Ryden, who died in 1929 at the age of 10. Dr. Ryden was a member of the Augustana Board of Directors for 22 years from 1938 to 1960 and was its chairman for 16 years. Awarded to students with need who are preparing for service in the Lutheran Church.

Johan M. Rydman Memorial Scholarship. Established by John and Ruth Elliott in memory of her father, a graduate of Augustana Seminary. The scholarship is unrestricted.

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Robert and Mary Sackville Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of her parents by Frances Sackville Brunner (Class of 1933). To be awarded annually to worthy students on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Bertil and Lozetta Sandin Scholarship. Established by Bertil and Lozetta Sandin to encourage continuation of the historical relationship between Sweden and Augustana College. Awarded to students who live in Sweden and are Swedish citizens.

Robert V. Sandstrom Family Scholarship. Established by an estate plan gift from Robert V. Sandstrom, Class of 1931. Awarded annually to a worthy student with first consideration given to a student majoring in chemistry.

The Sandway Family Scholarship. Established by family and friends to honor the lives of Karl Martin "Marty" Sandway, Class of 1964, and Beulah Sandway Whyte, Class of 1965. Preference given to students who graduated from Rock Island High School.

Ingve and Cathryn Satterberg Scholarship. Established by Ingve Satterberg (Class of 1951) in appreciation for education received at Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

John E. and Dorothy Schalk Memorial Scholarship. To provide financial assistance to a student in the field of elementary education with preference given to students from Davenport.

Martin and Louisa Schaus Memorial Scholarship. Established by Dr. and Mrs. C.W. Sorensen in memory or her parents. Dr. Sorensen was president of Augustana College from 1962 to 1975. The scholarship is awarded without restriction.

Dr. Albert and Mary Wilson Schersten Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends of these 1911 and 1912 Augustana graduates. Dr. Schersten was a member of the Augustana faculty from 1919-1958 and served as chair of the sociology and political science departments. Awarded with preference given to students majoring in sociology or political science.

The Clifford and Mary (Bunny) Scheuerman Scholarship. Established in memory of Mary E. (Bunny) Scheuerman by her husband Clifford Scheuerman. For the purpose of establishing a scholarship for Rock Island County area students who demonstrate financial need, with consideration given to a student of outstanding academic ability.

Lavina and Lyle Schlaf Scholarship. Established by family members in memory of Lavina and Lyle Schlaf. To be awarded to Augustana students with financial need.

Rodger L. Schlaf Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Rodger (Class of 1962) by his wife Anne. To be awarded on the basis of demonstrated academic achievement and financial need with preference given to students majoring in chemistry or biology.

Lloyd and Olive Schwiebert Fine Arts Scholarship. Established by Lloyd (Class of 1934) and Olive Schwiebert. Awarded annually on the basis of academic achievement and financial need to one or more students majoring in the fine arts, specifically and exclusively drama, music and art. To be paid with full benefits every year and to be distributed so that each area of study receives all assistance once every three years.

The Arlene Scott Memorial Scholarship. A bequest from the estate of Arlene Scott, Class of 1932. Awarded annually to worthy students on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

The Serenius Family Scholarship. Established in memory of Reverend and Mrs. Adolf Serenius and Dr. C. Arnold Serenius by family and friends. Annual awards to give preference to students planning to enter Christian service.

Howard and Faye Shippee Scholarship. Established by these friends of Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Shoemaker Scholarship. Established by gifts from Ruth E. and Thomas M. Shoemaker. Awarded to students majoring in natural science or music.

John H. and Florence Siefken Memorial Scholarship. Established by John H. Siefken, Jr., in memory of his parents. Preference will be given to graduates of United Township High School of East Moline, Illinois. If no candidates are available in the above category, graduates of other Illinois Quad-City high schools will be considered.

Alan W. Sievers Memorial Scholarship. To provide financial assistance to students majoring in accounting.

Sigma Pi Delta Academic Leadership Scholarship. Established by alumni of the Sigma Pi Delta sorority. Awarded to active members of the sorority with the highest grade-point average.

Ingrid Johnson Simpson Memorial Scholarship. Established by George Simpson, Class of 1950, in memory of his wife, Ingrid Johnson, Class of 1952, Simpson. To be awarded annually to sophomore, junior or senior students majoring or minoring in Scandinavian. If there are no such students in a given year, the income shall be used that year to provide financial assistance to Augustana students attending Augustana's Summer School in Sweden program.

Lowell V. and Sidney E. Simpson Memorial Scholarship. Established by Donald (Class of 1955) and Juliann Simpson (Class of 1958) Roos, in memory of her parents. Her father served on the Augustana College faculty from 1920 to 1958. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with first consideration given to students majoring in psychology.

Burton and Barbara Skelley Family Scholarship. To be awarded on the basis of financial need to students majoring in music.

Edith Bower Skinner Scholarship. Established by a gift from Edith B. Skinner, an English major and a 1951 graduate of Augustana. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated academic achievement with preference given to students majoring in English. If such applications are unavailable, humanities majors will be selected.

Marilyn I. Smilie Scholarship. Established by Marilyn I. Smilie '67, in appreciation for her Augustana education and in support of women pursuing vocations in the sciences. Preference for female students majoring or minoring in chemistry, biochemistry or the natural sciences, based on academic achievement. 

Aaron Patrick Smith Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends in loving memory of Aaron P. Smith, Class of 2002. To be awarded to students with financial need, with preference given to students from singleparent households.

Clarence and Edna Sorensen Scholarship. Established by President and Mrs. C.W. Sorensen in memory of James C. and Anna M. Sorensen, parents of C.W. Sorensen. Awarded to outstanding students with preference for those who depend largely on their own resources and who are enrolled in a pre-medical program.

Marion (Brown) and Robert Sorg Scholarship. Established by Marion (Class of 1934) and Robert Sorg in recognition of their long time relationship with Augustana. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference to Quad City students planning on a business career.

Elaine Idstrom '50 and John Spellmeyer '50 Scholarship. Established by Mrs. Elaine Idstrom Spellmeyer and Dr. John Spellmeyer, both Class of 1950, in honor of their education at Augustana College. Preference given to students with financial need who live at home and reside in the geographic local area.

Vera J. Spencer Memorial Scholarship. Established by a gift from the estate of Mrs. Spencer, a parent and friend of Augustana. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to students studying music.

The Robert W. and Hazle A. Spera Scholarship Awards. Established through the generosity of Robert and Hazle Spera out of their concern for advancement of the healing arts, both in the animal world and in human society. First priority for the awards, which are to be based on financial need and made in an amount up to the cost of annual tuition and fees, shall be given to qualified students pursuing a career in veterinary medicine. In the event that there are no such students or that funds available exceed such student requirements, the funds shall be awarded to qualified students pursuing a career in human medicine, with particular attention given to those interested in the cause and cure of cancer.

Roger Spitznas Memorial Scholarship. Established by his brother in memory of Professor Spitznas, faculty member in the Department of Geology at Augustana. Awarded to geology majors.

Eva I. Spurgeon Memorial Scholarship. Established by a gift from the estate of Eva I. Spurgeon, Class of 1952. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with first consideration to students majoring in education with plans to teach in elementary schools.

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Washington, Illinois, Scholarship. Established by members of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Washington, Illinois. To be awarded annually to Lutheran students with financial need, consideration to be given to members of St. Mark's Lutheran Church of Washington.

Afton L. Stanley Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Mr. Afton L. Stanley by gifts from his family. Awarded annually with preference given to qualified minority students.

Laura Stapleton Memorial Scholarship. Established by Carl and Donna Stapleton, parents of Laura, Class of 1987, in loving memory of her cherished friendships and outstanding education at Augustana, to provide scholarship assistance to a member of the Delta Chi Theta sorority.

The State Farm Scholarship. Established by State Farm Mutual Insurance Company. It is to be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement with a preference for students of underrepresented populations who are majoring or planning to major in education.

Lily and Lloyd Stoltenberg Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends in memory of Lloyd and Lily Johnson Stoltenberg. Annual awards to students who in person and performance exemplify the ideals of Augustana.

Elizabeth Thackrey Stromquist Memorial Scholarship. Established by Shelton, Ann, Christopher, Matthew Stromquist, Laura Brueck and Mary M. Mullin in memory of Elizabeth Thackrey Stromquist, class of 2001, in recognition of her love for Augustana College and her aspiration to pursue a career in elementary education. To be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement with preference given to seniors majoring in elementary education and in the final year of their curriculum.

Herbert H. Sudbrook Memorial Scholarship. Established by family members in memory of Mr. Sudbrook. To be awarded annually to students on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Sundelius-Swanson Family Scholarship. Established by family and friends in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert A. Sundelius and Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Swanson. To be awarded to a student with financial need who is majoring in geology.

Don and Martha Sundquist Scholarship. Established by Don and Martha Sundquist (Classes of 1957 and 1959), in appreciation for education received at Augustana. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Hilda Emelia Sutherland Scholarship. Established through a bequest from her husband, Carl R. Sutherland. Assistance to students in pre-divinity and pre-medical fields.

Albert A. Swanson Scholarship. A bequest by Albert A. Swanson, Moline, Illinois. Unrestricted.

Carroll and Betty (Marker) Swanson Scholarship. Established by these two graduates (Classes of 1937 and 1938) in appreciation for their Augustana education. Annual awards based on academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to students majoring in biology.

David W. Swanson Scholarship. Established through an estate gift by David W. Swanson, Class of 1953. To be awarded with a preference for Lutheran students who are of high academic standing.

Frederick J. Swanson Music Scholarship. Established by Dr. Frederick J. Swanson, Class of 1931, who was the founder of the Moline Boys Choir. The awards are to be made annually, with preference given to prospective music teachers.

Harold E. and Louise Lage Swanson Scholarship. For students majoring in business administration. Awards based on academic achievement and potential for a business career. Nominee to be recommended by the Department of Business Administration.

Marjorie L. Swanson Memorial Scholarship. Established by a gift from the estate of Marjorie L. Swanson (Class of 1960). To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to students majoring in music or religion (preseminary).

Nels Swanson and Emma Swanson Memorial Scholarship. Established by the Clarke Swanson Trust in memory of Nels Swanson and Emma Swanson for the purpose of providing a scholarship or scholarships for worthy students engaged in studies of voice at Augustana.

Reverend Reuben T. and Darlene M. Swanson Scholarship. Established by the donors in gratitude for the educational opportunities provided them (Class of 1947). To be used to reward students for superior academic achievement.

Richard A. and Lorian M. Swanson Family Scholarship. Established by Richard and Lorian Sundelius Swanson, both class of 1954. To be awarded to minority students with financial need.

Samuel J. Swanson and Clara Beacham Swanson Scholarship. For qualified Augustana College students. Financial need is the primary but not the only consideration.

Vern A. Swanson and The Rev. Dr. Barbara J. Melaas-Swanson Memorial Scholarship. Established by Janet. W. Swanson in memory of both her husband, Vern A. Swanson '54 and her daughter-in-law, The Rev. Dr. Barbara J. Melaas-Swanson, who served as assistant professor of religion and liberal studies at Augustana College.

Vernon E. and Audrey J. Swanson Memorial Scholarship. Established by family and friends of Vernon E. (Class of 1944) and Audrey J. (Class of 1946) Swanson. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need to students majoring in geology.

Joseph A. Sward Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Joseph Sward, member of the Class of 1940. Awarded annually to deserving students.

Everett P. Swenson Memorial Scholarship. To provide assistance to worthy students preparing for world mission, serving in some relationship to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Lyal and Birger Swenson Scholarship. A gift from Dr. and Mrs. Birger Swenson. Awarded to worthy students who depend largely on their own resources to finance an education.

The Reverend G. Sigfrid and Minnie E. Swensson Memorial Scholarship. Established by the Swensson children in memory of their parents. To be awarded to students with proven need for assistance, proven willingness to work, proven scholarship record, proven interest in the Christian way of life.

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Bernard Taylor Scholarship in Voice. Established by a gift from an anonymous donor in honor of Mr. Taylor. Awarded annually to junior and senior music majors concentrating in voice.

Ruth Holmén Taylor Award in Voice. Established by former students and friends of Ruth Holmén Taylor. To be awarded to students in music education and voice instruction.

Frank and Carla (Reynolds) Telleen Scholarship. Established by Frank, Class of 1939 and Carla, Class of 1950, Telleen. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with first consideration given to students with an interest in journalism.

Emily S. Thomson Scholarship. A bequest from the estate of Emily S. Thomson. Unrestricted.

Thrivent Scholarship for Lutheran Students. Established by a grant from Lutheran Brotherhood, which later through a merger became Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, a fraternal benefit society based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Earnings from the fund provide scholarships for Lutheran students.

Leroy F. and Helen V. Thummel Scholarship. Established by Leroy Thummel to recognize the role Augustana College played in the education of several members of the Thummel family. To be awarded to juniors and seniors who are majoring (or minoring) in music. Preference will be given to students who are also members of the Augustana College Choir.

Isabelle G. Till Endowed Scholarship Fund. Awarded to any full-time student in any course of study with the following criteria being used to determine the recipients, (1) academic excellence (3.5 grade average for the prior year, or better, on a 4.0 point system) and (2) financial need.

Walter and Bertha Tillberg Memorial Scholarship. Established by the Tillberg family in memory of their parents who served Trinity Lutheran Church in Moline, Illinois, as pastor and support staff for 44 years. To be awarded annually to Lutheran students on the basis of academic ability and financial need.

Hellen and Walter Tiller Educational Scholarship. Established by a bequest from Walter J. Tiller, of Rock Island, Illinois, to provide financial assistance to enable the recipients to further their educational opportunities at Augustana College.

Thomas and Carole Tingle Family Scholarship. Established by Thomas and Patricia '80 Tingle, William and Amy Tingle, and Terrance and Peggy '87 Tingle, in loving memory of their parents, Thomas '62 and Carole Tingle. Thomas majored in chemistry at Augustana and Carole Tingle worked at Augustana in nursing instruction. Thomas played football at Augustana, and was inducted into the Tribe of Vikings Hall of Fame in 1982.  Through this scholarship the Tingle family honors their parents' Augustana heritage and encourages Rock Island students experience the life-changing gift of an Augustana education. Award preference for students from Rock Island, Illinois who are majoring in the sciences or pre-nursing.

Tracy Scholarship. Established by Karen Tracy Sutherland, Class of 1964. Funds will be designated for students who demonstrate financial need, with preference given to students majoring in mathematics and/or computer science.

Donna Jean Joneson Trethewey Scholarship. Established by Rev. Jack (Class of 1950) and Donna (Class of 1947) Trethewey. To be awarded with a preference for Christian students majoring in education.

Trinity Lutheran Church-Moline-Ericsson School Scholarship. To provide financial aid to students attending Augustana who are graduates of Ericsson School.

Daniel and Linda Tsui Scholarship. Funded through gifts from these Augustana alumni to provide assistance to international students from non-Western countries who have financial need.

Robert and Norma Tunberg Scholarship. Established by the families of Jeff and Jon Tunberg in honor of their parents. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with preference given to students with active involvement in Christian outreach and service in any Christian ministry including Young Life, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

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Robert B. Van Buren Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of her husband by Ernestine Van Buren. Mr. Van Buren was the first geology major at Augustana College, graduating in 1929. Preference will be given to students majoring in geology.

Henry and Alice Veld Scholarship. Established in tribute to Henry Veld (founder of the Augustana Choir) and his wife, Alice. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with first preference to students involved in choral music.

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Clarence and Agnes Wahlstrom Memorial Scholarship. To be awarded annually to students with financial need with consideration given to members of Trinity Lutheran Church, Moline, Illinois.

The Dale S. Wahlstrom Endowed Scholarship. Established through the generosity of Dale Wahlstrom, who attended Augustana and maintained a lifelong interest in the college. To be awarded annually to worthy students with financial need.

Dale S. Wahlstrom Memorial Scholarship. Established by a gift from the estate of Dale S. Wahlstrom (Class of 1941). To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need to graduates of Moline (Illinois) High School, with preference given to students who were involved in high school extra-curricular activities.

Eric H. and Ruth V. Wahlstrom Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of Eric Wahlstrom (Class of 1919) and Ruth Wahlstrom (Class of 1924). Awarded annually to worthy students with preference given to a pre-theological student, a student preparing for special missionary service or an international student from the overseas church.

Arthur A. Wald and Marilyn Wald Laros Scholarship. Established in memory of Dr. Arthur A. Wald, Professor Emeritus of Swedish and former Dean of the College, by his daughter, Marilyn Wald Laros '51, loyal alumna and former member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors. The scholarship is unrestricted.

Alvin M. Walgren Schholarship. Established by Alvin Walgren (Class of 1936). To be awarded to worthy students on the basis of financial need and academic achievement.

Axel Wallin Memorial Scholarship. Established by a gift from the estate of Doris Klein Campbell (Class of 1930), a former student of Professor Wallin. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with preference given to students majoring in education.

Larned A. Waterman Memorial Scholarship. Established by a bequest from the estate of Larned A. Waterman, a member of the College Board of Directors from 1972-80, and gifts from his family. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Erwin Weber Scholarship Fund. Awarded to students of German studying in Germany.

Miriam A. Weeks Memorial Scholarship. Established by a bequest from the estate of Miriam A. Weeks. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with first consideration to students majoring in history or the fine arts.

The Werner Family Scholarship. Established by members of the Chicago-area Werner family: Irene M., Class of 1937; Evert E., Class of 1938, and Edith Lindquist Werner; Thelma Werner Crane, Class of 1950; Martha Crane Scheidler, Class of 1973; and Sharon Werner Schmeltzer, Class of 1965. Funds awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Florence C. and John E. Wertz Scholarship. Established through a gift from Florence Wertz, Class of 1944. Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need with preference given to communication sciences and disorders majors.

Granger and Helen Westberg Scholarship. Established by Dr. and Mrs. Westberg (Class of 1935). To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Western Chance Scholarship. Established through the generosity of Western Chance, Inc. To be awarded annually to students who are residents of the Quad Cities.

The Westman Family Scholarship. Established by Alvin and Marilyn Westman (Class of 1953). To be awarded to students in their junior or senior year who have maintained a 3.25 grade-point average and have been significantly involved in co-curricular activities on the campus.

Augusta C. Westphal Scholarship in Music. Established by Augusta Westphal, a friend of Augustana. To be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement, to students studying music or participating in music programs at Augustana.

Wheelan-Pressly Scholarship. Established by Robert Wheelan and Steven Pressly. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

F.B. White Memorial Scholarship. Established by Mrs. F.B. White in memory of her husband. Awarded to deserving students on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

Trevor and Margaret Will Scholarship. Established by Trevor (Class of 1975) and Margaret Johnson (Class of 1974) Will. To be awarded to students with financial need, with preference given to students who are majoring in education.

Lewis B. Wilson Memorial Scholarship. Established through gifts by family and friends in memory of Lewis B. Wilson, who attended Augustana College from 1917 to 1919. Awards made to students based on academic merit, with preference given to graduates of Rock Island High School.

The Bertil G. and Beatrice M. Winstrom Scholarship. Established by Bertil G. and Beatrice M. Winstrom. To be awarded to qualified persons from Sweden who wish to pursue serious academic studies at Augustana College, with preference given to qualified members of the Vasa Order of America in Sweden. If awarded to a person for more than one year, at least a 3.0 grade-point average shall be required for an annual renewal. Income from this fund may also be used to cover expenses of a Swedish person to guest lecture at Augustana College on Swedish-related subjects.

Clarence F. and Edna A. Wittenstrom Memorial Scholarship. Established by gifts from family members in memory of Clarence and Edna Wittenstrom (Class of 1928). Awarded to students enrolled in a program of professional career preparation, preferably law, medicine or ministry.

Clifford R. and Lois M. Wood Scholarship. Established by gifts from Clifford Wood (Class of 1956) in memory of Lois Wood (Class of 1957). Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to students majoring in biology or English.

World War II Era Classes Endowed Scholarship. Initiated by a challenge gift from Roger (Class of 1949) and Elise Peterson and established through the benevolence of more than 300 alumni and friends. To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.

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Marguerite J. Young Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to students on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. Unrestricted.

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Benedict and Donna Zobrist Scholarship. Established by Karl Zobrist '71 in loving memory of his parents Dr. Benedict K. '47 and Donna Anderson '48 Zobrist, and in thanksgiving for their family's Augustana experiences. Preference for students who are majoring or intend to major in history, political science, English or the humanities in general.

Lila A. Zobrist Memorial Scholarship. Established by Karl Zobrist, a 1971 alumnus of Augustana, in memory of his grandmother. Restricted to a student studying piano, although the student need not be majoring in music. To be awarded annually to students without regard to financial need.