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College of Liberal Arts Scholarships

The WSU Foundation will offer a number of scholarships to students majoring in the College of Liberal Arts and CLA departments. Apply through the WSU Foundation website or through the appropriate department website. Not all scholarships are awarded yearly; consult the appropriate department for guidelines.

General questions? Contact us at CLA@winona.edu.

Eric Barr Scholarship

This scholarship award is for any full-time senior undergraduate student with a major in the College of Liberal Arts with a minimum GPA of 2.75 who has demonstrated unmet financial need.

College of Liberal Arts Scholarship

This scholarship award is for any full- or part-time junior or senior declared major in the College of Liberal Arts with a minimum GPA of 2.5 who has demonstrated unmet financial need. Two scholarships will be awarded for the 2018-19 academic year.

Connell-Christensen Scholarship

This scholarship award is for any full-time Senior undergraduate student with a major program of Criminal Justice, Psychology, or Sociology with a minimum GPA of 2.5 who has demonstrated unmet financial need.

Richard Coughlin Scholarship

This scholarship award is for any full-time undergraduate student with a major in the College of Liberal Arts with a minimum GPA of 3.5 who has demonstrated unmet financial need.

Gordon Elliott Scholarship

This scholarship award is for any full-time undergraduate student with a major in the College of Liberal Arts who has demonstrated unmet financial need.

Charles F. & Mary Jane Neal Scholarship

This scholarship award is for any full-time undergraduate student with a major in the College of Liberal Arts who has demonstrated unmet financial need.

Zamboni Family Scholarship

This scholarship award is for any full-time Sophomore, Junior, or Senior undergraduate student with a major program of Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Individualized Studies, Paralegal, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology or Women’s Studies and a minimum GPA of 2.5 who has demonstrated unmet financial need.

Apply through WSU Foundation website.

  • Ruth Severud Fish Scholarship
  • E.L. King Scholarship
  • Leone J. & Thomas E. Mauszycki Art Scholarship
  • Floretta M. Murray Scholarship
  • Judy Schlawin Art Scholarship
  • Max Weber Scholarship
  • Maynard & Dorothy Weber Scholarship
  • Winona National Bank Scholarship

Apply through WSU Foundation website; more information available on the Communication Studies Scholarship website.

  • Frederick & Dina Derocher Communication Studies Mentorship Scholarship
  • Gary Evans Scholarship

Apply through WSU Foundation website; more information available on the English Scholarships website.

  • Sylvia Bremer Memorial Scholarship
  • Cornwell Family Scholarship
  • Marion J. Dereen Scholarship
  • Thomas Leuchtenberg Scholarship (alternates yearly with THAD major award)
  • Augusta Nelson Memorial Scholarship
  • James W. Nichols & Ann Eljenholm Nichols Scholarship
  • Darlene Radsek Scholarship
  • Leslie & Gladys Sanford (King) Scholarship

Apply through WSU Foundation website; more information available on the History Scholarships website.

  • Dean Emanuel Scholarship in History & Legal Studies
  • Isaac Bera Memorial Scholarship
  • Frederick A. and Marie Jederman Scholarship
  • Marvin & Muriel Palecek Scholarship
  • Norman & Clare Sobiesk History Scholarship

Apply through WSU Foundation website; more information available on the Legal Studies Scholarships website.

  • Henry Memorial Scholarship
  • Paralegal Alumni Scholarship
  • Peterson Scholarship

Apply through WSU Foundation website.

  • Adolph Bremer Scholarship
  • Courtney Colton Family Mass Communication Scholarship
  • Todd Copeman Memorial Scholarship
  • Paul Corrigan Scholarship
  • John & Jacquelyn Gosse Scholarship
  • Thomas E. Grier Scholarship
  • Journalism Faculty Award
  • Brian Krans Scholarship
  • Dean Allyn Lanz Award
  • Jane Vivian Madsen Scholarship
  • Mass Communication Scholarship Endowment
  • The Slug Award
  • Elaine Vivian Scholarship
  • Harold Vivian Scholarship
  • John Vivian Scholarship for parents
  • John N. Weis Scholarship
  • Winona Daily News Scholarship
  • Don Cramer Scholarship

Apply directly through the Music Department; more information available on the Music Scholarships website.

  • Carlis M. Anderson Scholarship
  • Agnes Bard Scholarship
  • Barbara & Bob DuFresne Music Education Scholarship
  • Emil Guenther Scholarship
  • Hal Leonard Corporation Scholarship in honor of Edstroms, Busdickers & families
  • Fred & Mary Heyer Scholarship
  • Bob Hungerford Music Scholarship
  • Sharon & Howard Kaste Music Scholarship
  • Gertrude Kohner Scholarship
  • Bill & Brother William Koutsky Music Scholarship
  • Richmond McCluer Violin Scholarship
  • Music Department Scholarship
  • Music Honor Band Scholarship
  • Jim & Clara Ramsdell Scholarship
  • Joshua Carl Rumpca, Memorial Scholarship
  • Helen (Wadewitz) Sonneman Memorial Scholarship
  • Don & Gladys Stedman Scholarship
  • Erich Stumpf Memorial Community Service Scholarship in Music/Art
  • Rita Zbylicki Sullivan Music Scholarship
  • David R. & Vivian A. Sunleaf Scholarship
  • US Bank Scholarship
  • Winona National Bank Fine Arts Scholarship
  • Linda A. Wood Scholarship

Apply through WSU Foundation website; more information available on the Political Science Scholarship website.

  • Terry Lierman Scholarship
  • John J. & Jeanine S. McShea Political Science Scholarship

Apply directly through the Psychology Department; more information available on the Psychology Scholarship website.

  • Ardis Serafin Psychology/Biology Scholarship (award alternates yearly between these two departments)
  • Kerry Williams Memorial Scholarship

Apply through WSU Foundation website.

  • Anna & John Bowers Scholarship (Criminal Justice/Corrections)
  • Ervin G. & John D. Bublitz Scholarship for Sociology/Criminal Justice
  • Lorraine N. Cieminski Scholarship
  • Connell-Christensen Sociology & Psychology Scholarship
  • Ted Foss Scholarship (Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement)
  • Friends of Ted Foss Memorial Scholarship (Criminal Justice)
  • George A. Hajicek Scholarship
  • John & Lorraine Lombardi Scholarship
  • James W. & Mildred K. McCabe Scholarship (Criminal Justice)
  • Jennifer Nesler/ACJA Scholarship (Criminal Justice)
  • James & Celine Norman Memorial Scholarship (Criminal Justice)
  • Hosea Perry Scholarship
  • James R. & Nancy M. Reynolds Scholarship (Sociology or Criminal Justice)
  • Sociology Endowed Scholarship
  • Windsor Financial Group Scholarship

Apply directly through the Theatre and Dance Department; more information is available on the THAD website.

  • Bill and Brother William Koutsky Theatre & Dance Scholarship (one for THAD majors or minors; one for dance minors)
  • Thomas Leuchtenberg Theatre & Dance Scholarship (alternates yearly with English major award)
  • Henry A. Marsh Scholarship
  • Jacque Reidelberger Scholarship
  • Winona National Bank Fine Arts Scholarship