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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. CLICK HERE for more information.
  • 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.
  • Whitney Gould Scholarship, in honor of the late Milwaukee Journal and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorial writer and architecture critic who also was an influential journalist at The Capital Times, to UW-Madison students.
  • Eric Miller PantherVision Scholarship, in memory of the late photojournalist Eric J. Miller and his outstanding commitment to excellence in the use of visual technology for journalistic story telling. CLICK HERE for more information.

Students should contact the journalism advisor at each university for application details.

Scholarship Recipients

Marquette University

2020-2021 Andrew Amouzou
2019-2020 Jack H. Ryan
2017-2018 Sophie Bolich, Sean Bush, Jennifer L Fischer, Catherine Petralia

UW-Milwaukee

2020-2021 Margaret Tews
2019-2020 Matthew Cade
2019-2020 Kaitlyn Herzog
2017-2018 Hailey McLaughlin

UW-Madison

2019-2020 Samuel Buisman
2018-2019 Lucas Johnson
2017-2018 Andrew Bahl

Grants

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

  • Harold Gauer Professional Development Fund

Corporate Sponsors

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