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Agnes Dahl Memorial Scholarship

Agnes Dahl Memorial Scholarship

Born in 1921, Agnes Dahl lived in and loved the Hawthorne-Superior area. She made her lifelong career and many friendships through the First National Bank of Superior, known as M&I Bank for many years and now BMO Harris today, retiring in 1983. Through a generous...

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Alpha Psi Omega

The Alpha Psi Omega is a National Honorary Theatre Society and is the largest national honor society in America. The Alpha Psi Omega Scholarship is given to a student showing proficiency in drama or other speech areas, but the society has a long and rich history of...

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André Anderson

André Anderson established the Audacious Adventurer Scholarship with the UW-Superior Foundation at the end of 2018 to support driven UW-Superior students pursue travel study dreams and goals. His reasons were based on his experiences growing up and at...


Andy Borg VFW Scholarship

Andy Borg, an alumnus of UW-Superior, contributed both to his campus community and his country. He was one of the scoring leaders of the UWS men’s basketball team and he was also a basketball official. After his studies and his time served for his country, he went on...

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Ann Kimmes Memorial Scholarship

The Ann Kimmes Memorial scholarship fund was established in 1984 by her family and friends. Scholarship criteria: For students majoring in music with an emphasis on voice or violin.

Arrowhead Fly Fishers Conservation Scholarship

Arrowhead Fly Fishers Conservation Scholarship

Scholarship criteria: For a junior or senior student who has been accepted into a Biology major with demonstrated focus on ecology, aquatic biology, or fishery science, and has a 3.0 GPA or higher.

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Art and Betty Amys Scholarship

Established in 2012 by family members, the Art and Betty Amys Scholarship was created to honor and recognize Art’s passion for the transportation industry. Art owned several trucking companies in Superior during his career while Betty stayed home to raise their...

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Bernice C. Anderson

Bernice Clemens Anderson, a devoted teacher, described herself as “an educator who wants to contribute to quality education in any way I can”. After attending a three year training course at the Superior Normal School, she earned her equivalent of a teaching degree. ...

Big Time Jazz Orchestra Scholarship

Big Time Jazz Orchestra Scholarship

The Big Time Jazz Orchestra is a nationally acclaimed, locally stationed jazz orchestra that performs both classic standards and original compositions all over the area. They love to promote big band jazz music and provide opportunities to educate the youth of the...

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Canadian National Railway

The Canadian National Railway (CN) encourages academic development of students in the Transportation and Logistics management major who have an interest in exploring the rail industry, and to better serve the rail industry by supporting future rail industry...


Carl and Marion Jacobson

Marion Jacobson established the Carl and Marion Jacobson Scholarship in 1996 in memory of her late husband Carl, who was very interested in mechanics and always wanted to go to engineering school but never did. The scholarship is granted to prepare students planning...


Carl H. Daley Scholarship

The Carl H. Daley Scholarship was established in 1986 by UW-Superior alumni Roger and Jane Nelson and Wallace and Mary Daley DeBruyne. Carl H. Daley attended Superior Normal School from 1908 to 1913. He was active in athletics, serving as captain of both the football...

Caroline Erickson

Caroline Erickson

The Caroline Erickson Scholarship was established in 1965 by Mrs. Erickson’s children, in hopes that her work for the cause of education will never cease. Caroline Erickson was a Swedish immigrant who came to Superior, WI in 1901, and had a profound appreciation for...

Chemistry Alumni Scholarship

Chemistry Alumni Scholarship

The Chemistry Alumni Scholarship is made possible through support from UW-Superior chemistry and physics alumni, faculty, and friends. Since November 2012, these generous donors have purchased elements, particles, and even a compound of their choosing from the Super...

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Chemistry Department Faculty and Staff

The Chemistry Department Scholarship was established in 1975 by Dr. Howard Thomas, Dr. Ronald Roubal and other members of the Natural Sciences faculty and staff, who wished to assist students in the chemistry program. This scholarship opportunity continues to provide...

Clough and Mabelle Gates

Clough and Mabelle Gates

Mabelle Favell Gates was born in 1876 in rural Missouri, and moved to the Superior area in 1891. Mabelle was active throughout her life in natural sciences, bird study, and gardening. She and Clough Gates married in Superior in 1904, and lived for the rest of their...


Coach Leo DiMarco's Athletes

Coach Leo DiMarco graduated from Superior State Teachers College in 1931 and went on to serve as an instructor, coach and Athletic Director at Superior State, known today as UW-Superior. His players liked to call him an equal opportunity coach because he gave...

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Denise Smith/Gay Knutson Scholarship

The Denise Smith/Gay Knutson scholarship was first established in 1976 by UW-Superior professor Dr. Lydia Thering, in honor of Denise Smith. Gay Knutson’s name was added to the scholarship in 1988. Scholarship criteria: For a full-time female student majoring in...

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Donald and Laura Carroll

Donald S. and Laura Carroll lived in Superior, WI. Donald worked as a motor vehicle operator for the UW-Superior grounds crew and Carroll was a dedicated homemaker. Both always desired to attend college, but decided they did not have the funds or time to do so....


Donald and Ruthanna Davidson Botany Research Scholarship

The Donald and Ruthanna Davidson Botany Research Scholarship was established in 2005 by Mr. and Mrs. Davidson. Mr. Davidson enjoyed teaching and research, sharing his love of plants with students and faculty and those in the community. He taught for 43 years, over 41...

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Dorcas MacPhail Johnson Scholarship

The Dorcas MacPhail Johnson scholarship was established in 1998 by Mrs. Johnson, in memory of her late husband. Scholarship criteria: For incoming freshman students majoring in teacher education and having a minimum GPA of 3.0.


Dorothy and George Gott Scholarship

The Dorothy and George Gott scholarship was established in 2013 by Mr. George Gott. Mr. Gott has a passion for poetry and is always grateful for the chance to share his work with the campus community, hoping to be an inspiration to other young writers. He is a...

Dorothy McKay Anderson Scholarship

Dorothy McKay Anderson Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Dorothy McKay Anderson by her husband, Rudolph E. Anderson. Scholarship criteria: For students in fine arts (art, music, speech) or English letters, preferably a graduate of a Superior or Duluth high school.

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Douglas County Association for Home and Community Education

This Melinda Boswell Scholarship was founded by Douglas County Association for Home and Community Education (DCAHCE), in memory of Melinda Boswell, an outstanding DCAHCE member, wife and mother and served as county treasurer of DCAHCE. The Wisconsin Association for...

Doyle Scholarship for History Excellence

Doyle Scholarship for History Excellence

The Doyle Scholarship for History Excellence was established in 2010 by Dr. Edward and Mrs. Rebecca Doyle. Dr. Doyle is a 1971 graduate of UW-Superior, and majored in history. Scholarship criteria: For students majoring in history who are at least in their...

Dr. and Mrs. Ross Stagner

Dr. and Mrs. Ross Stagner

In memory of Professor emeritus Dr. Ross Stagner and Margaret Wieland Stagner, poet, relatives established a memorial scholarship fund at UW-Superior. This fund provides scholarships to three UW-Superior students: an undergraduate senior studying psychology, a...

Dr. and Mrs. Virgil M. Everson Scholarship

Dr. and Mrs. Virgil M. Everson Scholarship

The Dr. and Mrs. Virgil M. Everson Scholarship was established in 2013 by their son, Douglas Everson, to honor his parents – Virgil and Virginia Everson. Doug, class of 1979, wanted a meaningful way to give back to his alma mater. Doug graduated with a degree in...


Dr. and Mrs. Wasyl Halich Scholarship

The Dr. and Mrs. Wasyl Halich scholarship was established in 1989 by professor emeritus Dr. Halich. Born in the Ukraine, Dr. Halich was a longtime Superior resident and one of the founders of the UW-Superior Foundation. He began his career at the university in 1940...

Dr. Anne Rock

Dr. Ann Rock

Dr. Ann Rock was born and raised in Superior, WI, attended Cathedral High School, and graduated magna cum laude from UW-Superior. She attended medical school in Madison, earning a MD in 1975. In 1982, Dr. Rock became the first female Ob-Gyn in the Twin Ports (Duluth,...

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Dr. Beth Gilbert Academic Excellence Music Scholarship

The Dr. Beth Gilbert Academic Excellence Music Scholarship was established in 2013 by the UW-Superior faculty member and music department chair. Dr. Gilbert is a native of northwest Iowa. After high school graduation, she attended the University of Northern Iowa to...