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Gordon F. Morrison

The Myrl Bernadine Kremer Camp Horseshoe Scholarship was established in 1963 by Gordon F. Morrison in honor of his mother, Myrl Bernadine Kremer. Gordon was director of Camp Horseshoe, and was brought to the position by the founder of Camp Horseshoe, Doc H. Gordon...

Graham Sisters Scholarship

Graham Sisters Scholarship

The Graham Sisters Scholarship was established in 2012 by Dr. Cynthia Graham. Dr. Graham, a Distance Learning Center faculty member in the communicating arts program at UW-Superior, wanted to assist students financially as well. “It’s very important to me to give...

Gulland Scholarship

Gulland Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1998 by the Gulland family. Scholarship criteria: For a student who was enrolled in the Upward Bound program, and graduated from one of the following counties in Northeast Minnesota or Northwest Wisconsin: Aitkin, Carlton, Cook,...

Gustav and Marianne Frye

Gus and Marianne Frye

Gus and Marianne Frye established the Gus Frye Scholarship in 1985, and Marianne established the Gus and Marianne Frye Business Administration Scholarship in 2008 in memory of Gus. Gus and Marianne were professors at UW- Superior, with Marianne teaching business...

Hans Bredahl Scholarship

Hans Bredahl Scholarship

Hans Bredahl was an alumnus of UW-Superior who wished to create an endowed scholarship through his estate. When he passed away in 1998 at the age of 99, the scholarship was established. Scholarship criteria: For a full-time student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 majoring...

Elsie Hanson

Hanson-Hulbert Mathematics Scholarship

The Hanson-Hulbert Mathematics scholarship was established in 1975 by Elise Hanson Hulbert and Charles Hulbert. Elise graduated from the university in 1929, and taught in Owen, Wisconsin after graduation. She met and married Charles, who taught science and became a...


Harold P. and Mary Jean Hanson Scholarship

Harold met Mary Jean (Stevenson) in a physics laboratory on campus in 1941 and she became the love of his life. They were married for 68 years, until her passing in May of 2012. Harold said they would often take part in campus events together while at Superior. “We...

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Henry R. W. Knudsen Scholarship

The Henry R. W. Knudsen scholarship was established in 1974 by family members. Scholarship criteria: For students of academic merit, preferably incoming freshmen.

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Hermanson Scholarship

The Hermanson scholarship was established in 1985 in memory of alumna Aune Hermanson Kettunen. Scholarship criteria: For a freshman female who is a resident of rural Douglas County and is ranked in the upper 25th percentile of her high school graduating class.


Hester Kyllo Scholarship

Scholarship criteria: Annual scholarship awarded to a student pursuing a library science minor or library science certification.


Intermodal Association of North America

The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) is North America’s leading industry trade association representing the combined interests of the intermodal freight industry. IANA’s membership roster of over 1,000 corporate members includes railroads — Class I,...

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Jamar Company Scholarship

The Jamar Company Scholarship was established in 2013. At Jamar, giving back is fundamental to who they are as individuals and as a company. They value their commitment to each other and their role in the community. In 1906, Walker Jamar Sr. arrived in Duluth with...


Jan Kuldau Memorial Scholarship

The Jan Kuldau Memorial scholarship was established in 1998 by the faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the psychology department at UW-Superior. Kuldau was coordinator of school psychology at UW-Superior and taught psychology for 30 years. Kuldau started teaching...


J. Edgar Hoover Scholarship

The J. Edgar Hoover Scholarship was established on behalf of George Baxtrum, a former member of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI, and also a graduate of UW-Superior from the class of 1943. Mr. John Edgar Hoover entered duty with the United States...

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Jeremy and Tamalyn Meller

Jeremy and Tamalyn Meller established the Superior Strong Scholarship in 2020 to support Twin Ports (Superior, WI and Duluth, MN) area students that are studying in an area of local need. Jeremy is originally from Superior, WI, and earned a business degree from...

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Jim and Diane Klungness Scholarship

The Jim and Diane Klungness Scholarship was established in 2012 by James Klungness, a UW-Superior alumnus who graduated in 1964, and his wife Diane. Scholarship criteria: For incoming freshman students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and financial need.


Jim Dan Hill

Dr. Jim Dan Hill was president of the University of Wisconsin-Superior from 1931 to 1964. Upon his retirement, a scholarship was establish in his name and later the Jim Dan Hill Library was named in his honor. Dr. Hill served as a U.S Army officer in both World War I...


Jim Grittner Ceramics Scholarship

The Jim Grittner Ceramics scholarship was established in 2013 by the faculty emeritus. Scholarship criteria: For students in their second, third, or fourth academic year who are majoring in art and show promise and commitment to pottery.

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Joe Long's Friends

The Joe Long Leadership Scholarship was established in 1968 by the Superior State University (now UW-Superior) by a student committee under the support of the Student Government and SSU Foundation (now the UW-Superior Foundation). This was done to honor Joe after his...

John Bloom Davis Scholarship

John Bloom Davis Scholarship

The John Bloom Davis Scholarship was established in 2002 by Ms. Laura Davis. Her husband John was a professor in the Math and Computer Science department at UW-Superior. John passed away in February of 2002. Scholarship criteria: For a student in computer science or...

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John Hennessy Scholarship

John A. Hennessy is a 1950 alum of UW-Superior. After graduating he briefly taught at nearby schools until he was drafted in 1951 to serve in the Korean War. After two years of service he was honorably discharged and began a long career in finances and banking. Mr....


John P. and Alice Guckin

The John P. Guckin Memorial scholarship was established in 1979 by his wife, Alice. Dr. Guckin was an Associate Prof. in the Education department and director of audio visual aids at UW-Superior. He passed away in 1978. Dr. Guckin graduated from Pennsylvania State...

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Johnson Open Scholarship

The Johnson Open Scholarship Fund was established to assist Native American UW-Superior students with their education. The funds for the scholarship were generated from the annual Johnson Open Golf Tournament, lead by UW-Superior faculty member Gary W....

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Judy Weisbrot Memorial Scholarship

The Judy Weisbrot Memorial Scholarship was established in 2015 by alumnus Richard Weisbrot, class of 1970. Judy passed away in 2014, and Richard knew a scholarship at his alma mater would be the best way to honor her. Scholarship criteria: For students intending to...

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Katz Family

The Katz Family scholarship was established in 1990 by Dr. Al Katz and his family. Dr. Katz began his remarkable career at the University of Wisconsin – Superior in 1966. Revered as a superb classroom teacher, Al lived the values of learning and service as he...

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Kenneth Johnson Music Scholarship

The Kenneth Johnson Music scholarship was established in 2009 upon the passing of Mr. Johnson. Mr. Johnson was a generous supporter of the music program at UW-Superior, and named the Foundation the sole beneficiary for his life insurance policy. Mr. Johnson was a...

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Kevin Griepentrog Memorial FMA Scholarship

Kevin Griepentrog, class of 2013, passed away unexpectedly in 2014. He was very active on and off campus. He was a sprinter and team captain for the UW-Superior Track and Field team and he served as the president of the Financial Management Association (FMA). Kevin...


Kruk-Guckin-Petersen Family and Friends

Named for Arthur Kruk, John Guckin, and Len Petersen, the Kruk-Guckin-Petersen scholarship was established in 1983 by UW-Superior professor Len Peterson and the families of professors Kruk and Guckin.


Lake Superior Research Institute

The Lake Superior Research Institute (LSRI), formerly the Center for Lake Superior Environmental Studies, was created in 1967 and formally recognized by the UW Board of Regents in 1969. Its mission includes environmental research, environmental education, and public...


Lambda Sigma Lambda Scholarship

The Lambda Sigma Lambda scholarship was established in 2005 by the Lambda Sigma Lambda and Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority alumni and friends. In 1914, forty-five young women in the Superior State Normal School’s two-year college course formed the Lambda Sigma Literary...