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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.

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.

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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