Endowment funds provide scholarship money to students selected by three universities:
- Don Walker Scholarship, in honor of the late Milwaukee Journal and Journal Sentinel reporter and editor, to Marquette University and UW-Milwaukee students.
- Ray Kenney Scholarship, in honor of the late Milwaukee Journal and Milwaukee Sentinel reporter and business editor, to Marquette University students.
- Albert and Francie Silverman Scholarship, in honor of the late Mr. Silverman, a businessman and Milwaukee Press Club supporter, to UW-Milwaukee students.
- The Badger Scholarship, to UW-Madison students.
Students should contact the journalism advisor at each university for application details.
- 2016-2017 Sean Blashe
- 2015-2016 Paula Tews
- 2014-2015 Lily Stanicek
- 2013-2014 Kathryn Cutinello, Erin Caughey
- 2012-2013 Melanie Pawlyszyn
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
- 2016-2017 Dwayne Lee
- 2015-2016 William Bott
- 2014-2015 Brett Kihlmire
- 2013-2014 Srijan Sen
- 2012-2013 Steve Garrison
- 2011-2012 Callie Koller
- 2010-2011 Taylor Thompson
- 2009-2010 Matthew Sliker
University of Wisconsin-Madison
- 2016-2017 Laura Schmitt
- 2015-2016 Haloren Mellendorf
- 2014-2015 Abigail Becker
- 2013-2014 Trevor W. Block, Allegra Dimperio, Lydia E. Statz
Funds donated to the Endowment support journalism-related programs and activities.
- High School Grants
- Harold Gauer Professional Development Fund for College Students