Donor Funded Scholarships


A.W. Asmuth Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established by the A.W. Asmuth Foundation in honor of Trustee Emeritus A. W. Asmuth, this scholarship for students in the Saint Clare Center’s Saturday Institute for Lay Ministries is currently supported by Trustee Emeritus Cliff Asmuth and Jane Asmuth
 
Mother Bartholomew Endowed Scholarship
Need-based support for students enrolled in religious studies or special education

Walter Berghammer Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
Unrestricted scholarship support provided by Tom Berghammer and Dick & Suzie Berghammer in honor of Tom’s and Dick’s father
 
Clotilda Brielmaier Art Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for an art student

Dr. Philip and Maxine Brich Scholarship 
Need-based scholarship for students pursing a bachelor’s degree in education established by Ann C. Brich, ’67, in memory of her parents
 
Lorraine and Pat Brody Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established by late Trustee Emeritus Pat Brody for students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences 
 
O.W. Carpenter Endowed Scholarship/Carpenter Scholars
Scholarship support for business students and education students with an interest in science/math, respectively, provided by Carol A. Carpenter
 
David and Ruth S. Coleman Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship for students enrolled in the Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Sciences
 
Patrick and Anna Cudahy Endowed Scholarship
Need-based scholarship for a full-time sophomore or junior

JP Cullen Foundation Scholarship
Need-based scholarship for full-time undergraduate students
 
Mary Davin Dunn, ’68, Endowed Scholarship
Need-based scholarship support to graduate students in the College of Education and Leadership established by Michael Dunn, ’68, in honor of his wife whom he met while they were pursuing their master’s degree in reading and language arts

Mary Domer, ’75, Scholarship 
Need-based scholarship for students in the College of Education and Leadership with first preference to graduates of a Milwaukee public high school and second preference to students pursuing a master’s degree in Urban Education or Urban Special Education
 
Durtka World Citizen Education Endowment Fund 
International student scholarship support provided by Drs. Sharon (Landergott) Durtka, ’59, ’08, and Alexander Durtka ’08 
 
Elaine M. Dyer, ’85, and Sarah M. Dyer, ’13, Scholarship
Need-based scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled in either the Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Sciences or the College of Education and Leadership
 
Esenberg Student-Athlete Scholarship
Scholarship for students who participate in intercollegiate athletics established by Randy Esenberg/Total Cleaning Systems
 
Sr. Julitta Fisch, OSF, Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship support for students pursuing a reading certificate or licensure or graduate students in the College of Education and Leadership with a first preference for Milwaukee Public Schools teachers established by Bettyann Brugger, ’68, ’73, ’01

Dr. Robert Flahive Family Endowed Scholarship
Need-based scholarship support for students in religious studies/church ministry
 
Flahive Franciscan Values Scholarship Fund
Scholarship support for student participants in the Franciscan Servant Scholars program funded, in part, by William and Jill Maslowski and the late Ralph and Carol Jansen
 
Mark and Louise Gessner Endowed Scholarship Fund
Need-based scholarship established by Paul T. Gessner, ’97, ’03, in honor of his parents, for undergraduate students over the age of 22
 
Michael Gilson Endowed Scholarship
Need-based scholarship for an English major
 
Jerome Gilson Endowed Scholarship
Need-based scholarship for a business major with a preference for a woman with stated entrepreneurial goals
 
Mary Gilson Endowed Scholarship
Need-based scholarship for a history major
 
Diana, ’80, and Leonard Goldstein Scholarship
Need-based scholarship for students graduating from The Piney Woods School in Piney Woods, Mississippi, or Milwaukee Public Schools
 
Monsignor Graham Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship support for an undergraduate student pursing a liberal arts degree
 
Rajean M. Kanter, ’85, Endowed Scholarship Fund
Need-based scholarship for students who have participated in or are planning to participate in a university-sponsored international experience
 
Gladys Kent Endowed Scholarship
Need-based scholarship for incoming freshman or transfer students
 
Brian King, ’88, Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students majoring in Communication Arts
 
Kohler Foundation Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship support for freshmen or transfer students
 
Audrey Komarek Endowed Scholarship
Need-based scholarship for students in nursing or religious studies

Catherine (Murray) Kronschnabel, ’59, and Robert J. Kronschnabel Endowed Scholarship Fund
Need-based scholarship with a preference for a student majoring in art
 
Frank and Mary Larscheid Family Endowed Scholarship
Need-based scholarship with a preference for a student majoring in art
 
Judy, ’96, and Dan Linsley Scholarship
Need-based scholarship for students aged 25 or older pursuing a bachelor’s degree.
 
Loughlin Family Endowed Scholarship
Need-based scholarship with a preference for veterans or those currently serving in the military, an immediate family member of a veteran or service member, or a student majoring in criminal justice
 
Eileen (Faxel) Mahoney Endowed Scholarship in memory of Vincent K. Meehan
Need-based scholarship with preference for a junior or senior
 
Military Order of the Purpose Heart Endowed Scholarship
Need-based scholarship with first preference for Purple Heart recipients or a descendant, otherwise to go to a nursing student
 
Marie C. Morgan Endowed Scholarship Fund
Need-based scholarship established by Catherine (Morgan) Tierney, ’69, in memory of her mother 
 
Nancy Noeske Scholarship
An estate gift from Trustee Emerita Nancy Noeske for College of Education and Leadership scholarships
 
Northwestern Mutual Scholarship 
Need-based scholarship for under-represented undergraduate students
 
Barbara F. (Chapman) Palmer, ’70, ’76, Study Abroad Scholarship
Need-based scholarship for students in the College of Education and Leadership studying internationally
 
Sister Justine Peter, ’50, OSF Endowed Scholarship Fund
Scholarship with a first preference for students majoring in history established by Dorothy F. Schroeder, ’65, with additional support from alumni and friends 
 
Ron Phelps, ’93, Scholarship for Military Veterans and Families
Need-based, undergraduate scholarship with first preference to military veterans and families
 
Sr. Michealla Poellman, ’46, ’59, Scholarship
Need-based scholarship, established by John Lutz, ’76, for under-represented students in the College of Education and Leadership
 
Monsignor Harold O. Prudell Endowed Scholarship
Intended to support worthy students who may not qualify for other grants
 
Betty Riley ’52 Endowed Scholarship Fund
Need-based scholarship for students from Kenosha County
 
Dr. Judith Russell, ’11, and Howard Bornstein Scholarship
Need-based scholarship for students enrolled in the College of Education and Leadership doctoral programs
 
Sr. Mary Lea Schneider, OSF, Endowed Scholarship
Need-based scholarship for a full-time sophomore or junior
 
Sensient Technologies Endowed Scholarship
Merit scholarship for sophomores, juniors or seniors showing great potential
 
The Rita M. (Gresback) Shor, ’69, and Steven M. Shor Scholarship
Scholarship for students majoring in science, math, technology, health sciences, nursing or education (who intend to teach science)  
 
SMA Heritage Endowed Scholarship
Need-based scholarship in honor of the faculty, staff and alumnae of St. Mary’s Academy with a preference for students who live in the St. Francis, Bay View, Cudahy area who have graduated from a Catholic high school established by an anonymous donor.
 
Ann Michele Smith Scholarship
Need-based scholarship, established by Felicia Rosland-Reindl, ’83, in memory of her sister, for students in the Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Sciences with first preference for students in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program
 
Wendy Stewart Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for nursing students with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher established by John and Lynn Stewart in memory of their daughter Wendy Stewart

Rosemary Walsh Hinkfuss, ’54, Endowed Scholarship

Need-based undergraduate scholarship for history or education students established by the Hinkfuss family

Marcelline M. (Dzibinski) Weinsheim, ’57, Scholarship
Need-based scholarship with first preference for students from historically Polish neighborhoods including South Milwaukee, St. Francis, Cudahy, Oak Creek or West Allis
 
Wigchers Family/Zilber Ltd. Scholarship
Scholarship support for students from St. Joan Antida High School in Milwaukee who participated in Boys and Girls Club programs
 

Scholarships are expendable, unless noted. Expendable scholarships are established with a minimum gift commitment of $5,000 per year for five years. The scholarship expires at the end of five years unless the donor wishes to renew. Endowed scholarships remain active in perpetuity — along with the name attached to the scholarship fund. The principal is invested and a scholarship amount, calculated based on investment earnings, is awarded each year. New endowed scholarships require a minimum gift commitment of $50,000, payable over five years if necessary.

 

Santa Chiara Fund

The Santa Chiara Fund, established on the occasion of the 90thbirthday of Sr. Camille Kleibhan, OSF, and in honor of the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi, provides need-based scholarship support. The following donors have made leadership gift commitments to this fund.
 
Costigan Family Foundation (Trustee Emeritus Al Costigan, ’13, and Anita Costigan)
Family of Selma Crivello
Chris Doerr
Trustee Emeritus James and Mary Donnelly 
Erica P. John Fund
Trustee Dr. Mary, ’07, and Ted Kellner
Trustee Emerita Anne Klisurich
Trustee Emeritus Jim and Dottie Loughlin
Trustee Emeritus P. Michael, ’09, and Lorelle K. Mahoney 
Trustee Emeritus William and Maureen Michaels
Northwestern Mutual Foundation 
A.O. Smith Foundation
 

African American Leadership Program

The following donors have made leadership gift commitments to provide scholarship support to students enrolled in this program.
 
Associated Bank
Brewers Community Foundation
Legacy Foundation of The Greater Milwaukee Foundation
Bader Philanthropies, Inc. 
Johnson Controls Foundation
Walter and Olive Stiemke Fund of The Greater Milwaukee Foundation
Juliet Tomaski Fund of The Greater Milwaukee Foundation
Lynde Uihlein/Brico Fund
 

Student Support

In support of services necessary for students (and those who serve students) to achieve academic and career success.
 
Academic Support/Student Success Center Fund
Established by an anonymous donor in support of professional development for Student Success Center staff and for technology upgrades
 
Leadership, Development, Reflection and Service Fund (LDRS)
The LDRS program serves students who are first-generation college students, students of under-represented groups and/or from lower socio-economic families. Funds provided, in part, by Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation and the Kelben Foundation.
 
Great Lakes Career Ready Internship Program
This grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation, along with support from the Enroth Family Fundand Palmer Foundation, enables students to obtain paid internship experiences.