Endowed Scholarships

Hastings College offers many endowed scholarships.
Endowed Scholarships

Each year, Hastings College awards more than 200 scholarships from our endowment.  These scholarships are awarded based on varying criteria, including academic major, extracurricular involvement, academic achievement, and others.

Without the financial assistance these scholarships provide, many students would be unable to pay for and continue their education at Hastings College.  The college and the students who are selected to receive this support are indebted to the many alumni and friends of the college who have given so generously to establish these funds. Thank you!

Included below is a list of endowed scholarships, with links to more information when available.

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Don C. Aabel Accounting Scholarship
Established by Jo'Ann (Rose) Aabel in honor of her husband and former professor, Don Aabel, this scholarship is to be awarded to a student studying business administration or professional accounting.

Jo'Ann (Rose) Aabel English/Journalism Scholarship
Established by Jo'Ann (Rose) Aabel for students majoring in English or journalism.

Gene and Shirley Aabel Scholarship
Established by the Aabel family commemorating the time Gene and Shirley Aabel spent at Hastings College.  To be awarded to an outstanding student with financial need.

Irene Auble Abernethy Endowed Scholarship
Established by Irene (Auble) Abernethy.  Preference will be given to students from Ord and Grand Island, Nebraska, majoring in English, history, music, or political science.

Marguerite Adcock Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used for needy students who show academic promise.

Gilbert Adrian Biology Scholarship
Established by friends and alumni of Hastings College to honor former Professor of Biology, Dr. Gilbert Adrian.  To be awarded to a student studying in the area of field biology.

John and Jean Aiken Scholarship for Cultural Understanding
Preference shall be given to a student studying in the areas of international culture or the humanities.  Scholarship may be renewed by maintaining a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Clara Altman Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used for needy students maintaining a minimum 2.0 GPA and working part-time to support themselves.

Marlys J. Anderson Scholarship
Income to be used to fund a scholarship for a physically disabled student who is active in the Hastings College community.

Dr. Ronald and Margaret Anderson Scholarship
First preference should be given to a student who is a member of the Columbus Federated Church and is majoring in pre–medicine or science. 

Dorothy Reed Steen Armstrong Scholarship
Income from this fund is used to fund scholarships to needy students who have demonstrated a commitment to Christian education, or who are very active in religious programs on campus.

George J. Armstrong Memorial Scholarship
First preference should be given to Grand Island, Nebraska, students from the First Presbyterian Church.

Roy and Marie Arp Scholarships
Awarded to deserving students with financial need.

Tom Asbury Memorial Golf Scholarship
Established by the Asbury family in memory of Tom Asbury.  To be awarded to a student-athlete participating in the men’s golf program.

Dr. Lowell and Fern Ashby Scholarship
This fund was established to assist needy students who have demonstrated outstanding academic and personal accomplishment.

Lyle and Annetta Ashby Scholarship
Income from this fund is to be awarded to needy education majors.

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Roger C. and Norma J. Babcock Scholarship
Established by the Babcock family for a junior majoring in teacher education, the scholarship is to be used for the student recipient's junior and senior years.

Tamara Babcock Endowed Scholarship
Established by family and friends to honor the life of Tamara Babcock.  Awarded to a student interested in pursuing a career in public policy, public health, or public administration.

Dan Baird Memorial Scholarship
To be awarded to students with financial need from Clay County, Nebraska, with preference to students from Clay Center, Nebraska, who are involved in athletics.

George Bancroft Memorial Scholarship
Income to be used for Presbyterian students with financial need.

Barnason-Soundy Academic Scholarship
Established by A.J. and Cathy Soundy, income from this fund is used to award scholarships to needy students from the Webster County/Blue Hill area.

David and Maruta Barnhouse Scholarship
Established by David and Maruta Barnhouse, income is to be used to fund scholarships for needy students majoring in sociology or economics.

David and Maruta Barnhouse Endowed Christian Ministries Scholarship
Income to be used to fund scholarships for full-time students either majoring or minoring in Christian ministries who demonstrate financial need.

Barrett Family Scholarship
Established by Helen and Harold Barrett, income is to be used for a deserving student from the Lexington, Nebraska, area.

Honorable William E. Barrett Scholarship
Income is to be used for students from the Nebraska Third District who have demonstrated financial need, major in political science or history, and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Jerry Bean Endowed Scholarship
Established by friends and alumni of Hastings College to honor Jerry Bean.  The scholarship is awarded to students participating in track and field.

Lorne and Gwen Foote Beck Memorial Scholarship Fund
The income from this fund is to be awarded to an upperclass student from Nebraska with financial need and majoring in a pre-health profession.

Elizabeth and Dale Behrens Endowed Scholarship
Established in memory of former professor, Dr. Liz Behrens, by her husband, Dale, as well as family, friends, former students, and colleagues.  To be awarded to a top mathematics and/or computer science major for his/her junior and senior years.

Belknap/Dowlin Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used for incoming students, especially those not receiving special skills scholarships.

V. Whittenburger Belknap Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used for needy and worthy students.

Virginia Belknap Scholarship
Established by Virginia Belknap for students studying elementary education.

Jo A. and Judith Beran Scholarship for Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics
Awarded to a junior majoring in chemistry, mathematics, or physics for use during their senior year of college.

John N. Bergstrom Scholarship Fund
Income is to be used for children of Presbyterian ministers.

Velma A. Biddle Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a deserving student with financial need.

Christina Lutze-Bishop Scholarship
Awarded to female students pursuing business degrees with intent of having a career in public service.

Dr. Dale Black Memorial Scholarship
Established by friends, family, and alumni to honor former professor, Dr. Dale Black.  The scholarship is awarded to students participating in forensics.

Hermine H. Blood Scholarship
Funded through the estate of Hermine H. Blood, income is used to fund the academic scholarships of economics majors.

Mr. and Mrs. William Bonnewell Memorial Scholarship
Income may be used for any needy and worthy students.

Marvin Bostrom Piano Scholarship
Established by Kathryn M. Bostrom, income from this fund will be used to award scholarships to worthy students studying piano.

Frank and Norma Boyd Endowed Scholarship
Funded by the Boyd Family of Hastings, Nebraska, this scholarship is available to students from rural Nebraska majoring in science or business.  A 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for renewal of this scholarship.

William H. "Skip" Boyer Endowed Journalism Scholarship
Established by friends and family members to honor Skip Boyer.  To be awarded to students majoring in journalism.

Clement F. Bridenhagen History Scholarship
Awarded at Honors Convocation by the History Department. Students must be history majors.

Ivan T. Brown Scholarship
The income from this fund will be used for needy students desiring to enter the Evangelical Christian ministry.  If there are no students pursuing that career, the income will be used for any deserving student.  The scholarship is funded by a gift from Ivan Brown, 1945 Hastings College alumnus.

Lucille G. Brown Scholarship
Established by the estate of Lucille G. Brown, income is to be used to fund academic scholarships for needy students.

Harriett Denney Bryan Scholarship
Income may be used for students planning on entering the Christian ministry.

Bucknell Memorial Scholarship
Established in honor of Howard, Bernice, and Donald Bucknell.  Income is to be used for deserving students.

Ken and Linda Bunnell Scholarship
Established by Ken and Linda Bunnell, income will be used for students interested in pursuing ministry or teaching.

 

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Edward and Dorothy Carlson Scholarship
Awarded to a Nebraska high school graduate, with preference shown to students with great financial need, as well as high scholastic achievement and potential. 

Christensen Family Scholarship
Funded by the Christensen family.  Awarded to a student majoring in physical or life science, or related fields.

Fern L. Classen Endowed Scholarship
Established to assist students, especially education majors who have physical or learning disabilities, or students studying special education.

John McNamara Connolly Scholarship
Funded by a gift from Mr. and Mrs. Gary Duncan of Hastings, Nebraska, income from this fund is used to award scholarships to students of Hastings College participating in the Twenty-Two Plus program.

Edward B. Cosgriff Memorial Scholarship
Income may be used for any deserving student.

Barbara Kindscher Cowgill Academic Scholarship
Established to fund further education for Nebraska youth.

David and Margaret Culnan Memorial Scholarship
Funds are awarded to needy students who maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

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Gladys and Vernon Davis Scholarship
Income from this fund is to be awarded to worthy students.

Dearborn-McIntire-Cumming Scholarship
Income may be used for any deserving student on the forensics team.

Harold R. Decker Memorial Football Scholarship
Established by Mr. Decker's wife Beverly, '50 with the encouragement of their children.  Income to be used to award to an outstanding Bronco football player from a rural Nebraska community with demonstrated financial need.

Celinda Mounts Devish Endowed Scholarship
Established on occasion the golden wedding anniversary of Celinda and her husband, Ronald.  Income may be used for any graduate from Alliance, Nebraska. 

Stephanie Michael Diederichs Art Scholarship
Established by Dorothy Michael, income from this fund is to be used to fund scholarships for students pursuing an academic major or minor in art.

Jackson Dinsdale Art Scholarship Fund
Established by Sid and Dawn Dinsdale, this scholarship fund will be awarded to art students, as determined by the chair of the Art Department and the Scholarship Committee.

Beverly Claus Dismukes and Arthur Dismukes Music Scholarship
Established by Beverly and Arthur Dismukes, funds from this scholarship will be awarded to needy music majors from Lincoln County, Nebraska.

Brendon Roger Doerr Endowed Scholarship
Established by the Robert Doerr family of Grand Island, Nebraska, this fund is used to award scholarships to student-athletes participating on the golf team and intending to major in one of the areas of communication arts, business, and economics.

Doerr/Kramer/Behrens Accounting Scholarship
Established by former student Ron Dickinson to show appreciation for his college professors.  This scholarship is to be awarded to a student from a rural background with financial need and strong potential for a career in accounting.

Professor Roger Doerr Excellence Scholarship
Established by William Wallace, income from this fund is to be used to award to a student majoring in a program currently offered by the Department of Business and Economics.

John Richard Donaldson Memorial Scholarship
Income is for students who have a serious outlook and who have established a good reputation on campus.

Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Dressler Memorial Scholarship
First preference is for students interested in majoring in religion.

Robert and Logusta Dutcher Scholarship
Funded by Logusta (Heizer) Dutcher, the income is to be used to fund scholarships to needy students interested in pursuing a career in medicine or the health professions. Students must demonstrate outstanding academic and personal accomplishment.

Daniel N. Duvick/Gilbert Adrian Scholarship
This program, established by Mrs. Selma Duvick in honor of her son, Daniel Duvick, and Dr. Gilbert Adrian, funds scholarships for biology majors.

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Einspahr Family Scholarship
Scholarships from this fund will be used to assist students who major in professional accounting.

Edith Harrison Epp Memorial Scholarship
Income may be used to fund a scholarship for any worthy student.

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Francis E. Ferguson Memorial Scholarship
Established by the Bradley Foundation and family of Francis Ferguson, former member of the Hastings College Board of Trustees.  Income is to be used for deserving students selected by the Hastings College Scholarship Committee.

T.A. Filipi Student Aid Fund
To be awarded to students with demonstrated financial need.

Firth Memorial Scholarship
Established from the estate of Jane H. Firth, this scholarship will be awarded to a worthy student.

Bessie E. Foote Memorial Scholarship
Income may be used for any needy and worthy student.

T.J. Foote Memorial Scholarship
Established in the memory of Terence Joseph Foote, infant son of Hastings College alumni Dana and Donovan Foote.  Awarded to upperclassmen majoring in pre-medicine and demonstrating strong leadership skills.

Dr. Mel Foote Academic Scholarship
Income is to be used for outstanding students interested in pursuing a career in medicine.

Ellen Halbgewachs Formsma Memorial Scholarship
Established by family and friends to honor the life of Ellen (Halbgewachs) Formsma, a 1992 Hastings College graduate and former Assistant Director of Admissions, who lost her battle with cancer at an early age.  The scholarship is to be awarded to worthy students.

Dr. Fredrick Fouts Memorial Scholarship
Established through the estate of Mrs. Wilma E. Fouts in memory of her husband, Frederick, who was a long-time member of the Hastings College Board of Trustees.  The scholarship is to be used for pre-medicine students of high scholastic standing.

Duane Freeman Memorial Scholarship
Established by the family of Duane Freeman to honor the life and career of a long-time teacher and administrator at Hastings High School.  Scholarship awarded to a junior teacher education major for his or her senior year.

Friend Family Academic Scholarship
Established by Mr. and Mrs. Dick Friend of Hastings, Nebraska, this scholarship is awarded to any worthy student.

Richard E. Froyd Endowed Scholarship
Established by Karen (Froyd) Cunningham and the estate of Richard E. Froyd.  Preference will be given to students majoring in English or theatre.

Dr. Hayes and Ruth Fuhr Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used to fund a scholarship for an outstanding music major selected by the chair of the Music Department.

Future Coaches Fund
Established by Dennis and Sherry White, the fund is awarded in the form of an annual stipend to a graduate student participating in Hastings College's MAT program and helping coach.

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Curtis and Mabel Galt Memorial Scholarship
Established by Alan and Wanda Galt to assist needy students majoring in pre–medicine studies.

Sara Jane Gardner Memorial Scholarship in English and History
Established by Dr. Charles Gardner and Dr. Phillip Dudley in memory of Sara Jane Gardner, long-time faculty member in the History and English Departments. This scholarship is awarded at Honors Convocation to worthy English and/or history majors.

Elaine D. (Schaap) Gendron Endowed Scholarship
Established from the estate of Elaine Gendron and awarded to promising incoming students from Colorado.

Brad Gillham Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established by friends, family, and teammates in memory of 1993 graduate, Brad Gillham.  This scholarship is to be awarded to a baseball player that emulates Brad’s spirit and leadership.

Golden Grad Class of 1956 Scholarship
Established by the class of 1956 in honor of its 50-year graduation celebration.  The scholarship is to be awarded to students in need.

Golden Years Legacy Scholarship
Funding for this award comes from an accumulation of Golden Grad class gifts.  The scholarship is to be awarded to students in need.

Dr. Robert K. Gray Scholarship
Income is to be used for students majoring in communications.

The Gretzinger Memorial Scholarship
First preference should be given to students desiring to enter the ministry.

Darrel and Wilma Grothen Academic Scholarship
Funded by Darrel and Wilma Grothen, funds from this scholarship will be awarded to students who are involved in extracurricular activities and demonstrate a high level of personal accomplishments, either in school, church, or community.

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John and Lila Haas Scholarship
Used to fund scholarships for worthy students.

Eloise S. Hajek Scholarship
The income earned on this scholarship is used to fund academic scholarships for students majoring in pre-medicine.

Betty J. Hamburger Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established by her family and long-time college supporter, Carmichael Construction.  This scholarship is to be awarded to a worthy graduate of an Adams County, Nebraska, high school who demonstrates financial need.

Edward C. Hansen Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used for students with high financial need, along with a serious desire to continue his/her education.

Floyd A. Hansen Memorial Scholarship
Income should be used for above-average students having demonstrated financial need.

Mary A. Hanson Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to either a sociology or psychology major with minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrated financial need.

Chaplain COL Roger D.M. Harano Scholarship
Established by Audrey (Harano) Parigi.  Income from this fund is to be awarded to a student studying the areas related to theology and religion, or a student with a Christian ministry minor.

Corwin J. and Dorthea Hargleroad Scholarship
Income is to be used for an outstanding student majoring in education.

Alice Nadine (Coates) Harris Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a female student from Nebraska majoring in teacher education or obtaining a Master of Arts in teaching in library science with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Robert Harwick English Scholarship
Established by former students and colleagues in memory of the late Dr. Robert Harwick, this scholarship is to be awarded to a student majoring in English with a record of strong academic performance.

Marianne Graham Hawkins Art Scholarship
Established by Fred and Marianne (Graham) Hawkins, this scholarship is awarded to students majoring in and interested in pursuing a career in art.

Viola C. Haynie Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used for students having to support themselves.

Gerald E. Hazelrigg Scholarship
Established by Paula Hazelrigg to honor her late husband, Dr. Gerald Hazelrigg.  Any needy student experiencing an unexpected family crisis, loss, or other special circumstance may receive this scholarship for a period of up to two semesters.

Hearst Endowed Scholarship in Teacher Education
Funded by a gift from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, this scholarship is awarded to worthy students in Teacher Education.

Kevin Heineman Memorial Scholarship
Established by the family of Kevin Heineman, former forensics coach at Hastings College, income from this fund is used to award scholarships to promising forensics students.  Award may be renewed up to four years.

Herbek Family Scholarship
Income to be used to provide scholarship aid to a student-athlete with extraordinary financial need who has made a significant contribution to the team.  First preference is given to a student participating in football. 

Ethel and Louis Hicks Scholarship
Income is to be used for students demonstrating high financial need.

Louis and Edith Hoffman Scholarship
Established by Charles E. Hoffman, class of '35, to honor his parents, income is used to fund scholarships for students from the state of Nebraska.

Hattie and Elvina Holling Scholarship
Income is to be used to fund scholarships for needy and worthy students from Wood River, Nebraska.

Andrew Holt Scholarship
Established by Don Holt, preference is given to students participating in men's golf.  Minimum 2.7 GPA required for renewal.

Virginia Holyoke-McKeag Memorial Scholarship 
Established by the family of Ginny Holyoke, income is to be used to provide a scholarship to an upperclass student who has demonstrated academic excellence in political science and economics, who is a campus leader, and who is committed to law and/or public service.

Virginia Holyoke-McKeag Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Academics and Service
To be awarded at Honors Convocation and to be called the Virginia Holyoke-McKeag Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Academics and Service.  Additional, smaller scholarships will be awarded to upperclass students majoring in political science and/or economics.

Johnny Hopp Baseball Scholarship
Income from this fund to be used to fund a scholarship for a member of the Hastings College baseball or softball team.  Fund established in memory of Johnny Hopp, former major league player for the Yankees, Cardinals, and Braves.

Arthur E. and Margaret E. Hughes Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used for students of good scholarship, high moral standards, and in need of financial assistance.

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Clarence George Jackson Scholarship
Established by Clarence Jim Jackson, income from the fund is used to fund scholarships for students majoring in physics, mathematics, or computer science.  Preference will be given to students from California, Wyoming, or Nebraska.

Don Jackson Transfer Scholarship 
Established by Donald E. Jackson, 1970 graduate and current Hastings College President, first preference will be given to a transfer student from Mid-Plains Community College (McCook campus), second preference to any transfer student interested in athletic training and/or pre-physical therapy, and third preference to any transfer student.

Harry R. James Physics Scholarship
Income is to be used for students majoring in physics as selected by the chairman of the Physics Department.

Betty Lou H. Jelinek Endowed Scholarship
Established to provide financial assistance for a Presbyterian student, with preference given to those from Fremont, NE, who demonstrate financial need.

Dr. James Johnson Music Scholarship
Established to honor the life of a long-time Hastings College music professor and Hastings Symphony Orchestra conductor, Dr. James Johnson.  Awarded to a music major who is active in band, choir, and/or an orchestra member.

Loren E. and Dorothy F. Johnson Academic Scholarship
Established to honor the memory of Loren E. and Dorothy Johnson.  To be awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior with a 3.5 GPA or higher.

Pearl Johnson Academic Scholarship
Income is to be used to provide one scholarship to an incoming first-year student of Clay County, Nebraska.  The recipient must major in music or education, and should be involved in community service and/or local church activities.  The scholarship is renewable with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Robert L. and Harriett M. Johnson Family Scholarship
To be awarded to an incoming first-year student with financial need, established in honor of the Johnson family.

Marie and Jack Johnston Memorial Scholarship
Established by Marie and Jack Johnston to recognize academically talented and needy students with an interest in science.

Rogene Mohnike Johnston Scholarship
Established by Robert and Rogene Johnston, income from the fund will be used to fund an academic scholarship for a sophomore, junior, or senior maintaining a 4.0 GPA.

Helen and Lloyd Jones Scholarship
The income from this fund is to be used to award academic scholarships to needy students.

Helen and Lloyd Jones Theatre Scholarship
Funded by Lloyd S. and Helen M. Jones, funds from this scholarship will be awarded to students who intend to be active participants in the Hastings College theatre arts program.

Dr. Phillip and Dr. Kay Jordan Endowed History Scholarship
Awarded to a student majoring in history who has completed his or her first year of undergraduate studies, and who has demonstrated academic excellence.

Tom and Eleanor Jorgenson Endowed Scholarship
Funded by Tom and Eleanor Jorgenson, this scholarship is given primarily to students from Wyoming.

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Kalinski-Riley Endowed Scholarship
When awarding funds, preference will be given to international students pursuing a major in business administration or economics.

Benjamin and Cora M. Kemp Scholarship
Income is to be used for academically gifted students.

John T. Kerns Endowed Scholarship
Given in memory of John T. Kerns.  Income is used primarily to support students from Dundy, Hitchcock, Chase, and Hayes counties in Nebraska.

Kessler Christian Ministry Scholarship
To be awarded to selected students in the Center for Vocation, Faith, and Service program.

Ruth Kessler Academic Scholarship
Established by the Women's Association of the Hastings First Presbyterian Church to honor Mrs. Ruth Kessler, income may be used for any worthy student.

Peter Kiewit Foundation Scholarships
Income will be used to fund scholarships for academically talented students from Nebraska.  

JoAnn and Herbert Klemmer, M.D., Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to the top junior preparing for medical school with majors in either psychobiology or biopsychology as identified by the Health Professions Committee of Hastings College.

JoAnn and Herbert Klemmer, M.D. Mentoring Fund
Designed to give pre-med students the opportunity to meet with physicians about the profession, medical school, and the application process, and to fund some of the MCAT.

JoAnn and Herbert Klemmer, M.D. Fund for Student Travel and Enhanced Learning
Awarded based on a student proposal likely to further educational, academic, and social goals and development, and that suits the student's academic program and the college's mission.

Knappenberger Family Scholarship
Funded from the estate of Howard W. and Elisabeth Elm, this scholarship is to provide funding for needy students of a minority race. 

Knappenberger Fund for Student Travel and Experiential Learning
Established in honor of Jack and Elisabeth Knappenberger by their children: Joe '64, Peg '66, and Katherine '69.  Awards to be given for those who wish to travel internationally or engage in off-campus opportunities outside their realm of experience.

Jim Kokesh (KHAS) Scholarship
Funded by the gifts from KHAS Radio and Ak-Sar-Ben.  Income is to be used to fund scholarships for students entering their senior year.  Recipients must have demonstrated outstanding and sustained contribution to community/collegiate communications.  Awarded at Honors Convocation.

Grant Koontz Merit Prize
Established by Florence Koontz, in honor of her husband, Grant Koontz, this award is given to a junior with a high academic rank majoring in either physics or mathematics.

Dr. James and Margaret Koontz Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a Nebraska student majoring in teacher education.  Dr. James Koontz was a long-time member of the Education Department at Hastings College.

Carlin R. Kranjc Memorial Scholarship
Established by Chris Kranjc in memory of his brother, this award is presented to a junior majoring in psychology with an interest in professional counseling or treating those with a mental illness.

Gertrude E. Kremer Scholarship
Recipients must be full-time students at Hastings College pursuing a degree in elementary education, secondary education, or a healthcare field.

Bernice Keith Krieger Scholarship
Preference should be given to female students in their sophomore year expecting to be teachers.

Christine Krieger Academic Scholarship
Income will be used to fund scholarships for worthy students.

Kully Scholarship
Funded by Dr. Robert Kully of Alhambra, California, income is used to fund scholarships for junior and senior speech majors with at least a 2.85 GPA.

Rev. W.F. Kuykendall Memorial Scholarship
Income used to further the education of deserving ministerial students.

Rev. Joseph Kyle Memorial Scholarship
Income is for excellent students with demonstrated need.  First preference should be given to history majors.

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Hal Lainson Memorial Scholarship
Created by the Lainson family in memory of Mr. Hal Lainson, a 1934 graduate and past chairman of the Board of Trustees.  This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding first-year Nebraska  student intending to major in English, literature, or history.

Dr. Ralph Lamb Memorial Scholarship
Established in honor of Dr. Lamb who chaired the Economics Department for several years.  Income should be used for business and economics students.

Donald and Candace Lambie Scholarship
Established by Donald and Candace (Packard) Lambie, income from this fund will be used to award scholarships to needy students, with preference given to accounting majors.

Dr. Arnold and Luella Langenberg Scholarship
Established by the estate of Dr. Arnold and Luella Langenberg, funds are to be used to provide scholarship assistance to Presbyterian students who will be entering a church vocation.

Bill Langford Memorial Violin Scholarship
Established by Nancy Langford in memory of her husband, Bill, funds are to be used to provide scholarship assistance to any junior majoring in music, with an emphasis in violin.

Art and Eunice Langvardt English Scholarship
Established by Dr. Art and Eunice Langvardt, income from this fund will be used to award scholarships to students pursuing a major in English.

Art and Eunice Langvardt Humanities Scholarship
Established by Mr. Thomas Creigh, Jr. to honor Dean Emeritus Art Langvardt and his wife, Eunice.  Income is to be used for students majoring in the humanities as selected by the humanities division and the scholarship committee.

Alice T. Lanning Scholarship
Established by the Mary Lanning Hospital Trust in memory of Alice T. and W. H. Lanning.  Income is to be used for students majoring in a medical-related field who exhibit financial need.

Larry L. Larsen Memorial Scholarship
Established by Jolene Larsen in memory of her husband, this scholarship is to be awarded to a worthy student of junior status majoring in English.  Recipient must demonstrate financial need.

Lorenz and Margaret Lassen Scholarship
Given to students who are U.S. Military Veterans, currently serving in the National Guard, or planning on joining the military.

Edgar Leafdale Memorial Scholarship
Income to be used to fund scholarships for students interested in international relations.

Grace Riley Leinart Scholarship
Awarded to students, without regard to chosen field of study, based upon a combination of academic performance and financial need.

The George E. and Kathryn Lemen Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used for Nebraska students who are communicant members of a Presbyterian church.

Bernette Lind Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used for a Nebraska resident who is a first-year student and communicant member of a Presbyterian church.

Gladys Lisco Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used for students preparing for the ministry or related areas.

Professor Darrel Lloyd Minority Student Scholarship
Preference will be given to minority students pursuing a career in education who intend to be certified in a K-12 curriculum.

Rev. Kenneth and Alice Locke Family Scholarship
Preference given to a junior planning to attend seminary following graduation.

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Jessica E. Madsen Memorial Scholarship
Established by friends, family and teammates of Jessica Madsen.  This scholarship is to be awarded to a student-athlete participating in softball.

Marshall Scholarship
Established to provide financial assistance to needy and deserving students.

Marguerite Marshall Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used to fund a scholarship for any worthy student.

Alice and Jack Marvel Endowed Scholarship
Established by the family and awarded to a junior for outstanding commitment to the liberal arts.  Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Donald E. Mason Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund was established by family and friends of Rev. Mason, a 1956 alumnus, Presbyterian minister, and ecumenical leader.  This award goes to a student exemplifying a generous spirit of service to others.

Joseph A. and Mary Finch Matter Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used for students majoring in the liberal arts.

Dr.Frederick H. Mattes Chemistry Achievement Award
Awarded to an outstanding first-year student enrolled in chemistry courses.

Coach Wendell Maupin Endowed Football Scholarship
Established by players, alumni, and friends to honor Coach Wendell Maupin.  To be awarded to a student-athlete participating in football.

McClelland Family Scholarship
Income is to be used to provide scholarships to students making normal progress toward a four-year degree.  The scholarship may be renewed on an annual basis.

Athea McClelland Music Scholarship
Funded by the estate of Althea McClelland, income from this fund will be used to fund the music scholarship program at Hastings College.

Stella McClintock Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used to fund scholarships for outstanding students in need of financial aid.

Mary Ashby McCormick Scholarship
Income to be used to fund the academic scholarship of music majors.

Robert Bruce McCown Scholarship
Established by Hale and Helen McCown, income from the fund will be used to award scholarships to students majoring in science or mathematics.

H.K. McDill Memorial Scholarship
Priority should be given to outstanding students pursuing a mathematics or science major.

Dr. Neil and Enola McDonald Scholarship
When awarding scholarships from this fund, the scholarship committee will give first preference to students from Hall County, Nebraska, and specifically, Wood River, Nebraska, residents.

McDougal Family Scholarship
Funded by O.J. McDougal family of Hastings, Nebraska, to honor their son Jim, the income generated from this fund is to be used to fund scholarships for worthy, needy students from Hastings.

Dr. Darel and Kathleen McFerren Endowed History, English, and Religion Scholarship Fund
Established by family, alumni, and friends to honor former professor, Darel McFerren.  Income from the fund is to be awarded to a student majoring in history or religion.

Waldean C. McIntire Scholarship
An estate gift designated to establish scholarships for worthy students studying biological sciences.

Richard and Carolyn McKenzie Music Scholarship
Awarded to worthy students through the Music Department.

Richard and Carolyn McKenzie Vocation and Values Scholarship
Awarded to students through the Vocations and Values Program.

Bart Mears Memorial Scholarship
Established by the parents of Bart Mears in his memory.  Priority should be given to outstanding students participating in cross country or track.

Jessie Gasch Metcalf Scholarship
Income will be used to fund academic scholarships for worthy students.

Ruth Walter Meyer Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a qualified senior elementary education major who is committed to enrolling in the Hastings College MAT program.

Doris M. Miller Scholarship
Income is to be used for students majoring in English or music.

Robert and Irene Seavey Moore Scholarship
An estate gift to establish funding for needy students, as deemed appropriate by the college administration.

Frank E. and Doris S. Morhart Scholarship
Established by Doris Morhart, the income from this fund will be used to establish a scholarship awarded to a deserving music major.

Colonel Frank and Margaret Moses Scholarship
Income from this fund is used to award academic scholarships to needy students.

Moss Family Scholarship
Established by Glen A. and Fred J. Moss.  When awarding funds, preference will be given to residents of Lancaster County, Nebraska, and Crawford County, Pennsylvania, majoring in business or accounting.

Mountford Music Scholarship
Income is to be used for an outstanding music major.

Mountford/Wherry Music Scholarship
Established by John and Bernie Wherry and Miriam Mountford.  When awarding funds, preference will be given to music majors.

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Alice M. and Grace E. Neale Memorial Scholarship
First preference should be given to a person from the Fort Calhoun, Nebraska, area.

Dr. Mabel Gray Newburn Scholarship
Established by Miss Vera L. Newburn in memory of her mother. The income is to be used for women majoring in communications.

David E. Northrop Academic Scholarship
Income is to be used for a student from Hastings, Nebraska.

Robert Nuquist Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used for needy students.

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Gordon Ohlsson Scholarship
Established to honor the life and music career of Gordon Ohlsson.  To be awarded by the music department to a promising musician.

Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska Academic Leadership Scholarship
Established by the Omaha World-Herald and awarded to a deserving student from Nebraska or eastern Iowa.  Recipient is determined by the scholarship committee.

Helen Orr Endowed Scholarship
Established by Helen Orr, an alumna and lifelong contributor to the College, this scholarship is awarded to deserving students with financial need.

Osborne Legacy Scholarship for TeamMates
Established by the Dr. Tom Osborne family.  First preference shall be given to mentees of the TeamMates Program who display high motivation for success and have demonstrated financial need.

Osborne Legacy Scholarship for Rodeo
Income is to be used for students involved with rodeo.

Nicole J. Osborne Memorial Scholarship
Established by Mr. and Mrs. James Osborne in memory of their daughter, Nicole, a Hastings College student. Income is to be used to provide a scholarship in the fall term to a junior majoring in communication arts with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  The scholarship is renewable, provided the minimum GPA requirement is met.

Mary Ramaekers Otterpohl Scholarship
Established by The Grace O. and Harry D. Riley Foundation with preference given to exceptional students from Randolph, Lindsay, and Shickley, Nebraska.

Owen Family Scholarship
Established by Mr. Robert Owen, income will be used to fund a scholarship for a worthy student from Nebraska.

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Bertha L. Pankratz Scholarship
Established through the estate of Bertha Pankratz; this scholarship is to be awarded to students studying any area in the sciences.

Patterson Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used for an outstanding mathematics student.

Jerry Pauley Memorial Scholarship
Created by Mr. and Mrs. Bud Pauley in memory of their son, Jerry.  Income is to be used to fund scholarships for students with financial need and good academic standing.

Pershing Family Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a deserving student with financial need. 

Joe and Jan Petty Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to students with high academic achievement and leadership skills.

Rosa O. Peterson Scholarship
Income should be used for needy students.

Gregory L. Plock, M.D., Memorial Scholarship
Established by the family of Gregory L. Plock, class of '83.  Income is to be used to provide one scholarship to a senior student with a minimum 3.5 GPA, who is committed to pursuing a career in investigational neuroscience.

Beulah M. Potter Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established by Roger and Iris Nunley, income is to be awarded to a student majoring in either history and/or English.

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Rafferty-Rownd Travel Abroad Scholarship
Established by Dr. Charles and Mary Babcock in honor of their grandmothers.  The income is used to provide funding for students to travel abroad.

Randolph Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established by Pat and Mary Jo Randolph for graduates of Hastings St. Cecilia High School.  Students must be involved in outside activities, or work part-time and have demonstrated financial need.

Homer C. & Gesiena S. Rector Endowed Scholarship
Funded by the family of Homer ('35) and Gesiena ('34) Rector.  The income from this fund will be used to fund scholarships for international students.

Tom and Delores Reeves Academic Scholarship
Funded by friends of Dr. Thomas Reeves, the 12th President of Hastings College, and his wife Delores.  Income is to be used to fund scholarships for outstanding students in need of financial aid.

Jonathon Reiber Soccer/Scholar Scholarship
Established by Douglas and Judy Reiber, in memory of their son, Jonathon.  The income will be used to fund scholarships for a student participating in intercollegiate soccer at Hastings College.

Gail Jennings Reichert Scholarship
Income will be used to generate scholarships for needy students from Thayer County, Nebraska, pursuing a degree in education.

Ken Rhodus Endowed Scholarship for Women's Basketball
Awarded in the recruiting and/or retention of student-athletes by the women's basketball coach, with the approval of the Athletic Director.

Dr. Charles E. Richards Leadership Fund
income used for service-learning opportunities and leadership training for students involved in Center for Vocation, Faith, & Service.

Rice-Fullerton Scholarship
Income will be used to fund academic scholarships for needy students from the state of Nebraska.

Malcolm G. Rippeteau Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established by Virginia Rippeteau, funds from this scholarship will be awarded to students pursuing a degree in communication arts.

George T. and Marjorie M. Robertson Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to worthy students from North Platte, Nebraska.

Francis C. and Ava M. Robinson Scholarship
Established by Ava Robinson and Ora Mintling, funds will be used to award an academic scholarship to a junior or senior.

Ralph R. Ross Scholarship
Income to be used for needy and worthy students.

James and Alyce Tanton Rudden Scholarship Fund
Awarded to a religion major with demonstrated financial need.  The recipient should be involved in service to others through campus activities and volunteerism.

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Sachtleben-Throckmorton Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established by former students of Drs. Sachtleben and Throckmorton.  The scholarship is awarded to upperclass students majoring in the sciences or mathematics.

Lola Samelson Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used for music majors selected by the chair of the Department of Music.

Robert L. and Susan K. Schalock Endowed Scholarship
Awarded in honor of Dr. Robert and Susan Schalock, former professors of psychology and physical education.  the scholarship is awarded to students majoring in psychology, special education, or physical education.

Schantz Science Achievement Scholarship
Established by Chris Schantz, income will be used to award scholarships, with preference being given to students pursuing a major in physics or pre–engineering.

Warren and Margaret Scharf Endowed Scholarship in Music
Established In 2006 by the Scharf Reunion Alumni Choir to honor and recognize Warren and Maggie for their tradition and passion of music.

Ed and Bertha Schnase Scholarship
Funded by the Larry Schnase family of Hastings, Nebraska, this scholarship is used to fund scholarships for needy, academically gifted students from Adams County, Nebraska.

Ted and Lori Schroeder Family Scholarship
Established by Ted and Lori Schroeder, this scholarship is awarded to a Hastings College junior and used for senior year, with preference given to a defensive end or running back on the football team.

Ervin and Dorothy Schulz Scholarship
Funded from the estate of Ervin and Dorothy Schulz, scholarships from this fund shall be awarded to students from Adams, Webster, and Hall Counties in Nebraska.  First preference shall be given to students whose parents are farmers.

Matthew John Schuster Memorial Scholarship
Funded by Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Schuster of Steinhauer, Nebraska, to recognize their son, Matthew, who was killed in an automobile accident prior to his first year at Hastings College.  Income is used to fund scholarships for music majors.

James Scott Stubblefield Scholarship
Established from the estate of Gertrude Stubblefield.  To be awarded to students studying religion and/or pursuing a course in ministry.

Walter Scott Leadership Scholarship 
Income is to be used for students demonstrating outstanding leadership potential.

Robert and Mona Searby Scholarships
Established through the estate of Robert and Mona Searby.  To be awarded to outstanding students with demonstrated financial need, and used to fund scholarships within the Vocation and Values Program.

Fred A. Seaton Academic Scholarship
Income should be used for communication majors.

Earl H. and Christina J. Sharp Scholarship
Income is to be used for good students having demonstrated financial need and who have completed at least one year of college.

John and Janie Shell Endowed Scholarship
Established by John and Janie Shell.  The income from this fund is to be awarded to students majoring in the pre-ministerial area with financial need.

Cora Shepardson Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used to assist worthy students in acquiring a higher education.

Harrold Shiffler Scholarship
Established by Dee Shiffler to honor her late husband Harrold "Hal" Shiffler, long-time theatre professor at Hastings College. Preference will be given to needy students pursuing a major in theatre, or students who are active participants in the theatre program.

Ruth D. Shoemaker Scholarship
Income is to be used for music students of stringed instruments.

Wendell Showalter Biology Scholarship
Funded by Dr. Showalter's former students, this scholarship is awarded at Honors Convocation by the biology faculty to an outstanding biology major.

Charles D. Skaats Scholarship
Income is to be used for needy students.

John Spady Memorial Scholarship
Established by Mrs. John Spady in memory of her husband.  Income is to be used for a needy student residing with his or her parents in Hastings, Nebraska.

Louise Coe Spire Endowed Scholarship
Established by Jessie (Spire) Carlson and Ruth (Spire) Small and awarded to a first-year student majoring in music with demonstrated financial need.

James Standley Endowed Scholarship
Funds from this endowment are used to provide scholarship assistance to students majoring in mathematics or computer science.

Herman and Ed Stein Scholarship
Owners of Stein Brothers Store in downtown Hastings, Herman and Ed established this fund to support scholarships for business majors.

Charles Stone Memorial Scholarship in Music
Income is to be used for outstanding students majoring in music as selected by the Music Department faculty.

Dr. M. Robert Stoner Endowed Scholarship Fund
Income is to be used to benefit students majoring in chemistry, mathematics, or physics, and demonstrating financial need.

Dr. Denny Storer Political Science Scholarship
Established by alumni to honor political science professor, Dr. Denny Storer.  To be awarded to a student studying political science.

Dwayne and Cindy Strasheim Scholarship
Established in honor of Dr. Dwayne Strasheim, this scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior English major intending to pursue post-graduate studies in English.

Betty Jean Swab Memorial Scholarship
Preference should be given to students interested in the health professions.

Dr. A.P. Synhorst Memorial Scholarship
First preference should be given to students who are members of the Grand Island First Presbyterian Church, or who are preparing for the medical profession.

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Shirley (Wiederspan) Taylor Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This fund provides scholarship assistance to needy students majoring in biology or education.

Gaylen D. Taylor Endowed Scholarship
This fund provides scholarship assistance to needy students majoring in biology or education.

A.J. and Merle Theobald Scholarship
Established through an estate gift, the income from this scholarship is to be used for worthy students.

T-L Irrigation/LeRoy W. and Jean E. Thom Scholarship for Business  
Scholarships are awarded to students with an interest in a business-related major.

T-L Irrigation/LeRoy W. and Jean E. Thom Scholarship for Continuing Religious Education 
Income is to be used for needy students involved in the Vocation and Values Program.

Thompson-Leer Scholarship
This scholarship fund is in memory of Stanley T. Leer, Sarah K. Leer, Flora Thompson, and Clyde Thompson, and provides grants for the benefit of students with financial need.

Richard and Dorothy Tickler/Exxon Mobil Academic Scholarship
Awarded to an incoming first-year student with financial need and planning to major in chemistry.

Tage and Ruth Topp Scholarship
Created by Mrs. Ruth Topp of Hastings, Nebraska, income is to be used to fund scholarships for worthy individuals.

Thomasina W. Trout Scholarship
Funded through the estate of Thomasina W. Trout, income is to be used to fund scholarships for worthy individuals.

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Frederick "Skip" Udlock Memorial Scholarship
Funded by the friends and family of Frederick "Skip" Udlock, income from this fund will be used to award scholarships to worthy individuals.

Udlock-Wachob Memorial Christian Education Scholarship
Income is to be used for a student interested in entering the ministry.

Dee and Charles Uerling Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used for a worthy student selected by the Hastings Public Schools Board.

George W. and Fleta E. Underhill Endowed Scholarship Fund in Music
Established to honor Dr. Millard H. Cates, this scholarship benefits incoming freshmen, with preference given to students majoring in music.

Monroe H. Usher Endowed Scholarship
Created by Mr. Doug Usher of Los Altos, California, income to be used to fund scholarships for needy Nebraska students from a farming family.

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Elmer B. Van Horn History Scholarship
Income to be used to fund scholarships for outstanding upperclass history students.  Awarded by the History Department annually at Honors Convocation.

Irene Parker VanKirk Scholarship
Income is to be used to provide one scholarship for a senior at Madison High School matriculating at Hastings College in the year following his/her graduation.

Mr. & Mrs. Fred Venhauer Memorial Scholarship
Income may be used for any Hastings College student, as selected by the administration.

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Wallace/Merrill/Wichman Accounting Scholarship
Scholarships for students majoring in accounting.

Louise C. Walter Memorial Scholarship
Funded by the family of Louise C. Walter, longtime Professor of Education at Hastings College.  Income to be used to fund a scholarship for an elementary education major.  Recipients selected by the Hastings College Scholarship Committee and the chair of the Education Department.

Wayne Presbyterian Church Scholarship
Established by the Wayne Presbyterian Church in Wayne, Nebraska, to provide scholarship aid to members attending Hastings College.

Homer and Esther Wehrman Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used for a deserving student from a rural area of Nebraska.

John R. and Marguerite B. Weingart Scholarship Fund
Income to be used for worthy and needy students.

William R. Welton Physics Scholarship
Income is to be used for worthy students majoring in physics.

Edmund E. and Leila E. Werner Scholarship
Income is to be used for any deserving student.

Dr. Frank E. Weyer Memorial Scholarship
Established by Thomas Creigh, Jr. and other friends to honor Dr. Frank E. Weyer, who served as the Academic Dean of Hastings College for more than 40 years.  Income may be used for all needy and worthy students.

Dorothy Weyer Creigh History Scholarship
Established by Thomas Creigh, Jr. to honor his late wife, Dorothy.  Income from this fund is to be used to fund scholarships for history majors.

Geneva Wheeler Memorial Scholarship Fund
The income from this fund is to be used at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee to assist any worthy student.

H.A. Wigton Scholarship
Income from this fund will be used to fund scholarships for worthy individuals.

N. Elaine Wilcox Endowed Scholarship
Established through the estate of Elaine Wilcox, income is to be used to provide financial support to worthy students.

Loren and Roberta Wilhoft Scholarship
Income is to be used to fund scholarships for outstanding students majoring in science.

Dave and Jean Wilke Endowed Scholarship Fund
The scholarship will be awarded to any student who demonstrates financial need, as determined by the Scholarship Committee of Hastings College.

Harold E. Willey Memorial Scholarship
Income is to be used to fund scholarships for students who are children of Nebraska farmers and ranchers maintaining at least a 3.0 GPA, and who have demonstrated financial need.

Laurence Williams Memorial Scholarship
Income is for a worthy student from the state of Nebraska.

Rick Wilson Memorial Scholarship
Established by D. Lloyd Wilson in memory of his son, Rick.  Income is to be used to provide scholarships for deserving students maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA from Nebraska or Colorado.  Special consideration should be given to students from Cozad, Gothenburg, Lexington, and surrounding communities in Dawson County, Nebraska.

Women's Club of Hastings
Income is to be used for worthy students selected by the Hastings College Scholarship Committee.

John and Helen Woodworth Scholarship
Income from this fund will be used to award scholarships to needy students pursuing a major in mathematics or computer science.

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Dee Yost Memorial Scholarship
Established by family, friends, colleagues, and alumni to honor Dee Yost.  To be awarded to a student studying library science or English.

Dr. John and June Yost Scholarship
Income is to be used to fund a scholarship for a student who is majoring in the biological or physical sciences and participating in athletics.

Yung-Hunter Scholarship Fund
Established from the estate of William Hunter and Huldah (Yung) Hunter.  Income designated for scholarships in the Vocation and Values Program.

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Wilbert and Merle Zangger Educational Scholarship
First preference is for foreign students interested in majoring in education.

Irene K. and Frederick H. Zook Scholarship
In honor of Irene and Frederic, members of the Hastings College class of 1941.  This scholarship is awarded to a student preparing for a career in education, with preference given to a student majoring in the field of English.

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