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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.

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.

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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