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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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