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Scholarships and Grants

Scholarships

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.

Scholarship Recipients

Marquette University

  • 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

Grants

Funds donated to the Endowment support journalism-related programs and activities.

  • High School Grants
  • Harold Gauer Professional Development Fund for College Students

Corporate Sponsors

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