Scholarship and Award Honorees

These scholarships have been established by generous supporters of Union College to increase access to education and honor high-achieving students. The students listed below received the funds as part of their total guaranteed merit award. We are currently in the process of updating the 2019-2020 scholarship and awards list. Thank you for your patience.

Students do not apply directly for these awards, but are selected to recognize their achievements. Students who wish to learn about how scholarships finance their education should instead see https://ucollege.edu/financial#scholarships. Donor awards may be used for tuition fees, room and board.

Thank you to all of those who contribute to both these named scholarships and to general scholarships through gifts to Union College. Union's students are forever grateful for your continued support. 

Notes

(MFHE) The Midwest Foundation for Higher Education provides scholarship support for the exclusive benefit of Union College students.

(CINCF)
The Council of Independent Nebraska Colleges Foundation provides scholarship funds for a consortium of private colleges in Nebraska.

  • 2018-2019
  • 2019-2020

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Business Scholarship

Presented to a senior business major who has achieved high academic standards, exhibited strong leadership skills, shown commitment to the SDA church and denominational employment, and demonstrated a personal interest in healthcare and the Adventist Health System. While students from the Mid-America Union will receive preference, all qualified students will be considered.

To Be Selected

$1,000

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Nursing Scholarship

Presented to a senior nursing major who has achieved high academic standards, exhibited strong leadership skills, and shown a commitment to healthcare and the Adventist Health System. While students from the Mid-America Union will receive preference, all qualified students will be considered,

To Be Selected

$1,000

Gary Affolter Math and Science Teaching Award

Presented to junior or senior secondary education majors who meet the requirements to teach math and/or science at the high school level. The recipient of this award must exhibit exceptional creativity in their teaching methods as this was a hallmark of Gary Affolter's teaching career.

To Be Selected

$200

M. L. Andreasen and Vesta Andreasen-Jensen Memorial Scholarship

Presented to junior or senior theology and/or music majors taking at least 12 semester hours with minimum 3.250 GPAs. The recipients must show leadership ability, true interest in and concern for others, and demonstrate a positive outlook with well-defined goals.

To Be Selected 

$2,500

Alexis Reid

$1,125

Bruce Bacon Organ Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student who is interested in taking organ lessons.

Jovan Cross

$725

Julia Ann Bang Memorial Fund (MFHE)

Presented to juniors and seniors (with consideration given to freshmen and sophomores) in high academic standing. Recipients must demonstrate honesty, dedication, and strong work ethics, along with financial need.

Rayna Williams

$1,427

Bank of the West (CINCF)

Presented to a resident of Nebraska in good academic standing who demonstrates financial need.

To Be Selected


Joy and Grover Barker Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a junior or senior accounting major with a minimum 3.500 GPA who demonstrates ability and intent to pass the CPA exam. The recipient must be of good moral and behavioral standing, demonstrate a strong work ethic, and display academic and community leadership.

Max Bromme

$1,325

Dr. Melvin and Muriel Beltz Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student who is studying in the area of theology or medicine with priority given to someone interested in promoting the SDA health message. The recipient must be in good academic standing, be actively involved in campus and community activities, and demonstrate financial need and a strong work ethic by contributing to his/her tuition.

Sara Beaudoin

$1,875

Christian Guevara

$1,875

Cheyenne Manley

$1,875

Matthew Mundal

$1,875

Esther Pervis

$1,875

Michelle Vietz

$1,875

Delbert and Jeannette Berbohm President’s Discretionary Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who show promise of success in their area of study, exhibit a commitment to high Christian standards, and demonstrate special financial need. The president of Union College chooses the recipients of this scholarship.

Elaine Monzalvo

$2,250

Peter N Berbohm Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who show promise of success in their area of study, exhibit a commitment to high Christian standards, and demonstrate special financial need. The president of Union College chooses the recipients of this scholarship.

Enoc Teron

$675

Dalrie and Joan Berg Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who are pursuing careers in theology or osteopathy and demonstrate financial need and a strong work ethic by contributing to tuition. The recipients must be in good moral and behavioral standing with qualities of honesty, integrity and trustworthiness. The recipients must also show satisfactory academic progress within their majors.

Adreana Ward

$2,100

Arthur and Liliane Bergman Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who show promise of success in their area of study and demonstrate high Christian standards. The recipients must exhibit a strong work ethic by contributing to their educational expenses.

Sara Beaudoin

$950

The Mardian J. Blair Family Scholarship for Health Care Management (MFHE)

Presented to a student majoring in business administration with an interest in health care administration, nursing with an interest in nursing administration, or the physician assistant program. The recipient must have a minimum 3.500 GPA within his/her major and a minimum 3.250 GPA overall. The recipient must also demonstrate leadership ability, high moral character, and a commitment to the Seventh-day Adventist church.

Brandon Kelly

$1,500

Heather Hallowell

$1,500

Fred and Rosie Bloom Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student who shows satisfactory academic progress within his/her chosen major. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and a strong work ethic by working a minimum of 12 hours per week to contribute to his/her tuition.

Olivia McAuliffe

$2,000

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (CINCF)

Presented to a resident of Nebraska in good academic standing with a minimum 3.000 GPA who demonstrates financial need.

To Be Selected


Edith Breashears Nursing Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a junior or senior nursing student with a 3.000 GPA or above who displays good moral and behavioral values. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and strong work habits.

Matthew Zacharias

$175

Brinker Family Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a non-traditional student demonstrating financial need. The recipient must be actively involved in campus and community activities and demonstrate loyalty to the religious principles of Union College.

Angenita Pierre Louis

$1,750

Dean Bob and Mary Ann Britain Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student pursuing a career as a college or academy dean who is in good social and academic standing. A student pursuing a degree in education or theology will also be considered. The recipient must demonstrate financial need.

Brian Garcia

$500

Brunswick Nursing Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a nursing student who has financial need, demonstrates personal commitment to professional excellence, and exhibits outstanding clinical skills.

Rachaell Abbott

$225

Dr. Lee Buddy Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student pursuing a career in education, religion or history. The recipient must be goal oriented, demonstrate a strong work ethic and academic progress within his/her major.

Amber Fellers

$950

Christopher Burton, M.D. Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student who demonstrates satisfactory academic progress within a healthcare related field. The recipient must maintain a 3.000 GPA and possess a strong work ethic. The recipient should be involved in and supportive of campus and community activities.

Greg Epperson

$725

Nicollette Netz

$725

To Be Selected

$725

Shirley Burton Scholarship Fund

Presented to students in good academic standing pursing a communication degree.

To Be Selected

$1,000

Buxton-Smith Nursing Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a nursing major who demonstrates financial need.

Andrea Fernandez

$1,025

Jean Carlson Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who have minimum 3.300 GPAs or above. The recipients must be involved in campus and/or community activities. First preference is given to upper classmen with consideration given to freshmen and sophomores.

Nathanael Mena Mijangos

$450

Howard J. Cash Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a junior or senior with a minimum 2.500 GPA who has financial need. The recipient must demonstrate a strong work ethic, be in good moral and behavioral standing, and have the personal qualities of honesty, integrity, trustworthiness and gentleness.

Aksana Buster

$675

Claude and Carol Chan International Scholarship (MFHE)

The recipient must be an international student who is a sophomore or higher in class standing with a minimum 3.000 GPA. The recipient must show satisfactory progress within his/her chosen major and demonstrate financial need.

Hadassha Tofilau

$1,250

Asa Christensen Pre-Law Scholarship

Presented to a pre-law student who is in good academic standing and demonstrates financial need.

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s)


Eunice V. Christensen Scholarship

Presented to non-music majors interested in taking vocal lessons. Recipients must be of good moral and behavioral standing with high Christian values. Students must also have minimum 3.000 GPAs and demonstrate financial need.

Jacqueline Flores

$625

Max N. and Elsie May Christianson Scholarship

Presented to a deserving student in good academic standing.

Nicholas Hutchings

$300

Max Christianson Business and Computer Science Scholars (MFHE)

Presented to business and computer science majors who have completed at least 92 semester hours toward a baccalaureate degree. Recipients must have a GPA of 3.660 or above within their major and be involved in activities such as volunteer service and other on- and off-campus extracurricular activities to develop leadership qualities. Recipients must work 8-10 hrs/wk during the academic school year and complete full-time summer work in a career-related position between their junior and senior years, preferably at an Adventist healthcare institution.

To Be Selected

$500

To Be Selected

$500

To Be Selected

$500

Max Christianson Division of Business and Computer Science Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to business and computer science majors with preference to those with strong math backgrounds who are scholarly role models and will strengthen the academic standing of the Division of Business and Computer Science. Recipients must have a minimum 3.000 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Students should also contribute to tuition by working 10-12 hrs/wk during the school year as well as summer employment. Recipients must show strong Christian commitment, be active in extracurricular activities, possess leadership skills, and have a strong desire to pursue their full education at Union.

Sophomores

Daniel Pervis

$1,000

Hunter Crown

$650

Juniors

Samuel Resz

$1,000

To Be Selected

$1,000

To Be Selected

$1,000

Seniors

Aaron Beaudoin

$1,000

Max Bromme

$1,000

Katie Buxton

$1,000

Chrissy Gaban

$1,000

Caleb Haakenson

$1,000

Max Miller

$1,000

Christian Popesku

$1,000

Robin Stecker

$1,000

Tanner Toay

$1,000

Max Christianson Nursing Scholars (MFHE)

Presented to nursing majors who have completed at least 92 semester hours toward a baccalaureate degree. Recipients must have a GPA of 3.600 or above and be involved in activities such as volunteer service and other on- and off-campus extracurricular activities to develop leadership qualities. Recipients must work 8-10 hrs/wk during the academic school year and complete full-time summer work in a career-related position between their junior and senior years, preferably at an Adventist healthcare institution.

Elliot Amick

December 2019 Graduate

$500

Tanner Hennen

December 2019 Graduate

$500

Kayla Miller

December 2019 Graduate

$500

To Be Selected

May 2020 Graduate

$500

To Be Selected

May 2020 Graduate

$500

To Be Selected

May 2020 Graduate

$500

Max Christianson Division of Nursing Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to nursing majors who are scholarly role models and will strengthen the academic standing of the nursing program. Recipients must have a minimum 3.000 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Vera Osipenko

$1,150

Elliot Amick

$1,100

Faith Armstrong

$1,100

Kenedy Biltoft

$1,100

Brianna Bohaty

$1,100

Reanna Crane

$1,100

Greg Epperson

$1,100

Kirsten Garrison

$1,100

Tanner Hennen

$1,100

Nathan Kathol

$1,100

Kayla Miller

$1,100

CIC Scholarship Challenge Grant (CINCF)

Awarded to students of second-year status or higher. This program/project has been funded through a Scholarship Challenge Grant from the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC).

Nicole Togatorop

$2,000

Naifou Meafou

$1,300

Genesis Barahona

$1,000

Magdalena Ditgen

$1,000

Andrea Fernandez

$1,000

Christian Guevara

$1,000

Cesar Lowrance

$1,000

Enoc Teron

$1,000

Hadassha Tofilau

$1,000

Rachel Torres

$1,000

Kiana Tuilaepa

$1,000

Wallace and Lucile Claridge Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to junior or senior theology or education majors, with preference to education majors intending to teach in church school, who have a minimum 2.500 GPA. The recipients must demonstrate financial need and a commitment to the Seventh-day Adventist church.

Owen Urmacher

$625

Nathanael Mena Mijangos

$500

Harold V Clark Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student based on financial need.

To Be Selected

$2,275

Genesis Barahona

$2,000

Class of ’51 Golden Anniversary Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student maintaining a 2.000 GPA or higher who is in good social and academic standing.

Genesis Barahona

$750

Class of '58 Golden Anniversary Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student who is involved and supportive of campus and community activities. Students who demonstrate financial need or academic excellence will be given preference.

Sandy Elizondo

$900

Class of ’62 Endowed Scholarship

Presented to a full-time student in good academic standing who works at least 12 hours or more per week and displays good moral values.

Jennie Mendoza

$1,225

Class of ’67 Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students of good academic and moral standing. Students must demonstrate financial need and responsibility by contributing toward tuition.

Nikcoly Togatorop

$1,300

Grace Duffield-Shaffer Cowdrick Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to an education major with a 3.000 GPA or above who shows promise of success as a teacher. The recipient must demonstrate financial need, have a warm, outgoing personality, and show a commitment to the SDA church.

Annabelle Harper

$275

Ella Johnson-Crandall Scholarship

Presented to a member of the SDA church who shows promise of academic success and is in good social standing. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and responsibility by contributing toward tuition.

Natasha Gibson

$625

Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Memorial Foundation Scholarship (CINCF)

The recipient must be a resident of Nebraska, with first preference given to residents of Douglas, Washington, Sarpy or Saunders counties. The student must demonstrate financial need and be in good academic standing.

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s)


Lauda-Culver Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student who is studying in the area of religion or who has an eventual goal of a professional career in the field of medicine. The recipient must exhibit a strong commitment to God and to the Seventh-day Adventist faith. He/she must also show satisfactory academic progress within a chosen major and demonstrate a strong work ethic and financial need.

Elyssa Petrik

$1,000

Cheyenne Manley

$550

Dalrymple-Smith Academic Achievement Award (MFHE)

Presented to high achieving students with either a 4.000 or very high GPA.

Juliet Bromme

$2,775

Jillian Dean

$2,775

Becca Denniston

$2,775

Robin Stecker

$2,775

To Be Selected

$2,775

Annabell L. Dart-Day Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student who possesses honesty, dedication, and a strong work ethic. The recipient must be in good social and academic standing and demonstrate financial need. The student must maintain a minimum 2.500 GPA.

Aaron Schilk

$1,000

Degering Scholarship

Presented to a student in excellent academic standing with good moral and behavioral values. The recipient must demonstrate financial need.

To Be Selected

$2,925

Everett and Opal Dick Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students preparing for the teaching profession with preference given to history majors. The recipient must be in good academic and social standing.

To Be Selected

Gregory Ratter

$3,725

$3,500

Judson N. Durrant Memorial Music Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a sophomore or junior voice and/or piano major with a minimum 3.250 GPA. The recipient should be identified by instructors as one with great potential for success in his/her chosen area of music. The recipient must also exhibit solid spiritual values and his/her music should reflect that quality. The student must also demonstrate financial need and work to contribute toward tuition.

Alexandre Brutus

$500

Roy Eckerman Religion Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who are planning careers in denominational work. Recipients must demonstrate good social and academic standing.

To Be Selected

$1,625

Education Quest Foundation Scholarship

Presented to undergraduate Nebraska students who demonstrate financial need.

To Be Selected


Virgil Eihusen Scholar (CINCF)

Presented to a student who is a resident of Nebraska. The student must be a business major with entrepreneurship qualities. He/she must be in good academic standing and in need of financial assistance.

Angela Pastor Valer

$218.70

June and Charles Ekstedt Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to nursing students in memory of June and Charles Ekstedt.

Rachaell Abbott

$1,900

Christian Guevara

$1,900

Elliot Amick

$1,850

Faith Armstrong

$1,850

Destaney Bohlender

$1,850

Greg Epperson

$1,850

Tanner Hennen

$1,850

Kayla Miller

$1,850

Wilfred and Mildred Emery Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to pre-med majors with a minimum 2.500 GPA. Preference given to students in junior or senior class standing. Recipients must show strong work ethic and demonstrate financial need.

Hadassha Tofilau

$2,175

John R. Engen Award in the Chemical Sciences

Preference given to a junior or senior chemistry major who has taken or is currently taking Instrumental Analysis. Biology majors will also be considered who are taking Instrumental Analysis.

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s)


Mary Evard Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a sophomore, junior or senior with a minimum 3.000 GPA. The recipient must show satisfactory academic progress within the field of elementary education, demonstrate financial need, and show a strong work ethic by working to contribute to his/her tuition. The recipient must also be actively involved in campus and community activities.

Joslyn Lewis

$1,575

Rene Evard Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who demonstrate strong scholastic ability and financial need. Primary consideration may be given to students showing promise for contributions in the fields of science and mathematics.

Division of Business and Computer Science

Michael Kern

$350

Division of Fine Arts

Hannah Gregg

$350

Division of Human Development

Olivia McAuliffe

$350

Division of Humanities

Matthew Martinez

$350

Division of Nursing

Angie Onyangore

$350

Division of Religion

Irishura Gidioni

$350

Division of Science and Mathematics

Sara Beaudoin

$1,500

Dayana Luna

$1,500

Mira Ball

$350

EMES

Alea Juhl

$350

PA Program

Kailin McClung

$350

Wadia Farag Art Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to an art major of sophomore class standing or above. The recipient should demonstrate academic promise by maintaining a 3.000 GPA or above and possess a Christian character shown by high morals and service to others. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and financial responsibility by working.

Ashley Cloutier

$1,125

Shafeek and Wadia Farag Education Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to an education major of sophomore class standing or above who possesses a Christian character demonstrated by high moral principles and service to others. The recipient should also demonstrate academic promise by maintaining a 3.500 GPA or above and demonstrate financial need and responsibility by working.

Rachel Hammond

$725

Shafeek and Wadia Farag International Student Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student in the ESL program who has completed a minimum of one semester at Union College and demonstrates financial need and responsibility by working. The recipient should show academic promise by exhibiting strong scholastic progress and should possess high moral character, principles, and a willingness to serve others.

To Be Selected

$725

Shafeek and Wadia Farag Physician Assistant Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student of at least sophomore status enrolled in the physician assistant program who shows academic promise by maintaining a 3.500 GPA or above. The recipient should possess a Christian character by exhibiting solid values and service to others. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and responsibility by working to contribute to his/her education.

Morgan Johnson

$675

Ferguson Office Management/Business Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a sophomore or junior office management or business major from the Mid-America Union with a 2.500 GPA or above. He/she should demonstrate good moral and behavioral values, have financial need, and demonstrate strong work habits. The recipient must be a full-time student working a minimum of 12 hrs/wk.

Thomas Charles

$500

The Pearle Francis Finigan Foundation Awards

Presented to music majors who maintain 3.000 GPAs or above. They must consistently present excellent performances that are well prepared and executed. Fine Arts division faculty will recommend their nominations to the scholarship committee.

Eric Carlson

$4,000

Alexis Reid

$3,500

Alex Armstrong

$2,500

Mary K. Fleming Nursing Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to nursing students who are in good academic standing. 

Presented to students in upcoming year(s)


Nicole Fogg Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Presented to junior or senior nursing majors who maintain 2.500 GPAs or above. The recipients must demonstrate a personal and committed interest in health care and display the potential for excellent nursing skills.

To Be Selected

$1,000

Barry Forbes Business and Computer Science Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who are studying in the area of business administration or computer science. 

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s) 


Robert Forbes Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students exhibiting leadership skills in campus organizations as evidenced by membership in clubs, athletic programs, music groups, or participation in intramural sports, etc. Recipients must demonstrate strong work ethics by working a minimum of 12 hrs/wk, and have completed 25 credit hours at Union College. The recipients must also possess strong moral characters as evidenced by volunteer service or participation in activities that help set a positive spiritual atmosphere on campus.

Angenita Pierre-Louis

$950

Fund Fifty Seven for Student Scholarship (MFHE)

The purpose of this scholarship fund is to support students as most needed, whether it be for financial need or academic merit.

Dimitri Henderson

$1,225

G.E.B. Memorial Music Scholarship

Presented to outstanding piano and/or organ students who show dedication and commitment to the development and use of this ability. This scholarship is given in memory of Inabelle Groth, her parents and grandparents, and the Groth, Eno, and Block families of College View.

Isabelle Brutus

$1,350

LaVonne E. Gibb Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a communications major with emphasis in public relations and/or journalism. Recipient must be committed to an internship junior/senior year, maintain minimum 3.250 GPA, and demonstrate strong work ethic.

Alaysha Harris

$1,725

Elsie Gibbs Memorial Educators Scholarship

Presented to outstanding education majors with potential for innovative approaches to teaching English Education or Language Arts. Financial need is taken into consideration.

Ashley Bower

$225

Arthur and Irene Hagele Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students majoring in science or mathematics. Students majoring in mathematics or mathematics education may be given priority. Recipients must demonstrate good scholastic ability (minimum GPA of 3.000) and/or financial need.

To Be Selected

$1,025

Elaine Hagele Division of Business Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student majoring in business with a minimum 3.000 GPA who exhibits a strong work ethic as demonstrated by working at least 10 hours per week. The recipient should display an active involvement in campus activities.

Maxwell Jones

$725

Culpepper Hagen Scholarship

Presented to a student studying English/communications who displays high Christian standards, shows scholastic ability, and demonstrates financial need.

Diana Celaya

$550

Elmer and Leona Hagen Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students, with preference given to those studying theology, who show promise for successful pastoral careers. The recipients must be sophomores or higher in class standing with a minimum 2.500 GPA. The recipients must exhibit good work and study habits as well as demonstrate financial need.

Sein Win

$250

The Hampton Family Foundation

Recipient must be majoring in the Division of Science and Mathematics and have financial need.

To Be Selected

$2,000

Ardery and Ellen Hardt Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a resident of Minnesota who demonstrates financial need and has a minimum 3.000 GPA. The student must possess the following characteristics: honesty, dedication and a strong work ethic.

Mira Ball

$1,300

Emanuel and Carolyn Harr Memorial Scholarship

Presented to a junior or senior nursing student with a minimum 3.000 GPA in nursing courses.

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s)


Olson and Hartman Family Endowed Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students studying in the Divisions of Human Development and/or Religion with preference to students studying English education or religion (consideration given to elementary education or history education majors). The recipients must maintain a minimum 3.000 GPA and demonstrate a commitment to serving the Seventh-day Adventist church and their community. Preference is given to students from the Mid-America Union.

Cassandra Carr

$900

Ben and Lucile Hassenpflug Ministerial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a senior ministerial student who demonstrates financial need.

Sein Win

$750

Health and Human Performance Professional Development Award

Presented to students demonstrating a commitment to physical fitness as evidenced in involvement in a personal fitness program, intramural activities, campus athletics or by volunteering in the field. Preference is given to juniors or seniors in good academic standing. This award will include payment of registration and travel expenses for the recipient to attend a professional conference in the field of health and human performance.

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s)


Health Science/Education Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student majoring in one of the following: education, health sciences or one of the pre-professional medical areas. The recipient must be at least a sophomore with a minimum 3.000 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and work to contribute toward tuition.

Holly Buell

$1,000

Krista Patefield

$525

Mira Ball

$500

Leslie Lopez

$500

Charles and Naoma Henkelmann Scholarship Fund (MFHE)

Presented to students who show promise of success in their chosen area of study and demonstrate a commitment to high Christian standards. The recipients must demonstrate financial need.

Mikaal Ellis

$1,625

Alexis Reid

$1,500

Charles and Naoma Hopkins Henkelmann Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a music major with high Christian values who has demonstrated strong musicianship, leadership and scholastic qualities. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and show promise as a contributing musician to the Adventist system.

Isabelle Brutus

$725

Charles and Naoma Hopkins Henkelmann Nursing Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student who has been admitted to the nursing program. The recipient must be a junior or senior who is in good social and academic standing. He/she must demonstrate a positive attitude toward learning and show promise of future contributions to nursing and society.

Brenda Torres

$500

Dale and Wilma Hepker Social Work Award

Presented to a social work major in good academic standing. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and not be eligible for subsidy benefits. Recipient must be involved in and show outstanding characteristics in volunteer activities, outside of class assignments, in one of the following areas: community service, leadership or mentorship.

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s)


H.H. and Betty J Hill Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to student in the Division of Religion or an in the Physician Assistant Studies Program. Recipient must have a strong commitment to the Seventh-day Adventist Church, its doctrines, ideals, standards, and must demonstrate spiritual leadership. The recipient must also demonstrate financial need and maintain at least a 2.200 GPA.

Irishura Gidioni

$725

Eric Morris

$700

Betty Hilliard Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student who shows promise of success in his/her area of study and demonstrates a commitment to high Christian standards. The recipient must demonstrate financial need.

Mikaal Ellis

$700

Kenneth Holland Scholarship

Presented to students from North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota. Recipients must be journalism and/or communication majors. The recipients should maintain a minimum 3.000 GPA and work a minimum of 10 hours per week to contribute to tuition.

To Be Selected


Wayne and Harriet Hooper Music Fund (MFHE)

Presented to students who are actively involved in one or more music performance groups such as band, chorale, orchestra, small groups, etc. Preference is given to music majors.

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s)


Hub of Harmony (MFHE)

Presented to American minority students who have a minimum 2.500 GPA or above and contribute to their tuition costs.

Alona Jackson


$425


Joe and Bonnie Hunt Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student who shows promise of success, exhibits commitment to high Christian standards, and demonstrates a strong work ethic while maintaining a minimum 2.750 GPA.

Aksana Buster

$1,200

International Friends Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to full-time international students, with preference to students who have completed a minimum of one semester at Union College. Recipients must exhibit strong academic progress, have high moral characters/principles and show a willingness to serve others. The students must also have a good work ethic and demonstrate financial need. Priority is given to students not eligible for federal financial aid.

Dayana Luna

$1,300

O.M. Jeffrey Memorial Scholarship

Presented to students in good moral and academic standing at the junior class level or above with preference given to residents of northeast Nebraska.

Wesley Rodriguez-Diep

$1,050

Alexander Wredberg

$1,050

To Be Selected

$700

Jensen-Fike Family Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students studying in the area of education, English or fine arts, with preference given to elementary education majors.

Savanna Arthur

$1,425

Clarence and Dolores Johnson Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student who shows satisfactory academic progress within his/her major and is actively involved in campus and community activities. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and a strong work ethic by contributing to tuition.

Jennie Mendoza

$975

Cleo and Shirley Frick Johnson Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students showing promise in business and/or healthcare.

Lauren Shields

$750

Dr. Norman J. Johnson Memorial Fund (MFHE)

Presented to students who are planning careers in denominational work and are committed to the SDA church. The recipients should be actively involved in campus and community activities. Students should demonstrate financial need, high moral, ethical and behavioral standards, and be in good academic standing.

Eli Isaac Fuentes

$1,700

Rudolph and Elsie Ortner Johnson Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students in good social and academic standing. Recipients must have a good work ethic, financial need and maintain a minimum 2.750 GPA.

Victoria Beltran

$3,835

Jordan Finn

$3,835

Olivia McAuliffe

$3,835

Jennie Mendoza

$3,835

Aaron Schilk

$3,835

Volney E. and Lila Hall Johnson Memorial Scholarship

Presented to nursing students, with preference to those from the Wichita, Kansas area, who demonstrate financial need.

Matthew Zacharias

$1,300

Elmer and Sarah Jordan Endowed Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who are pursuing medical degrees.

Abigail Beaven

$2,425

Lauren Shields

$2,400

Kafrouni-Durrant Nursing Scholarship

Presented to a junior or senior with a 3.000 GPA or above who displays good moral and behavioral values and is an active member of the Nursing Student Association. Financial need is also a consideration.

Kayla Miller

$475

Ishak Hanna Kafrouni Memorial Scholarship

Presented to a sophomore or junior theology major taking at least 12 credit hours per semester with a minimum 3.250 GPA. The recipient must demonstrate leadership ability, be involved in witnessing to others, and have well-defined goals based on a true interest in and concern for others.

Adreana Ward

$550

Kaufmann-Cummings Foundation Scholarship (CINCF)

Presented to a Nebraska resident with a cumulative GPA of 3.000 or above who has demonstrated financial need and is in good social standing. First preference given to students from Hall County, NE.

To Be Selected

$1,000

Kawasaki Motors Mfg. Corp USA Scholarship (CINCF)

The recipient must be a full-time sophomore or higher in class standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.000. Selection is not based on financial need. Recipients must be U.S. citizens and residents of Nebraska. First preference given to students who are studying engineering and second preference to students majoring in business, finance, or other areas related to the manufacturing field.

To Be Selected

$1,400

Charles B Keeling Selfless Service Award

Presented to a PA student who has served (or had a family member serve) in the armed forces, in law enforcement, as a fire fighter or as a first responder. The student must submit a 1-2 page written synopsis of what it means to put selfless service above personal interests with specific references to personal or family member experiences. Within the writing, the student should illustrate how the values of selfless services will be applied as a future PA and leader within the community.

To Be Selected


H.L. and Alma Keene Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students studying business administration, accounting or financial management. Students majoring in computer science will also be considered. Recipients must be committed to the Seventh-day Adventist Church, its doctrines, ideals, standards and demonstrate spiritual leadership. Recipients must maintain at least 2.200 GPAs.

Elizabeth Daniels

$1,400

John Kerbs Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who show promise of success in their area of study, exhibit a commitment to high Christian standards, and demonstrate special financial need. The president of Union College chooses the recipients of this scholarship.

Dayana Luna

$2,050

David and Carol Killion Nursing Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a junior or senior nursing student with a minimum 3.000 GPA. The recipient must demonstrate financial need.

Jocelyn Kendrick

$425

William and Jacque Kuehl Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a sophomore or higher in class standing with a 2.500 GPA or above. Freshmen will be considered. The recipient must show satisfactory progress within his/her chosen major, be actively involved in campus/community activities, and demonstrate financial need and a strong work ethic by contributing to his/her educational expenses.

To Be Selected

$600

Dr. Robert and Teresa Laing Health Science Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a sophomore or higher in class standing who exhibits solid Christian values and is majoring in the area of health science. The recipient must show satisfactory academic progress within his/her chosen major with a minimum 3.000 GPA. Preference will be given to a student who has participated in medical service during an overseas mission trip. The recipient must demonstrate financial need.

Katelyn Espinoza

$1,625

Nathan Kathol

$1,625

Frank and Nellie Corliss Lake Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to sophomores or higher in class standing with a 3.000 GPA or above. Priority will be given to students who come from rural or small town backgrounds. The recipients must demonstrate financial need and display good moral and behavioral values.

Amber Jordan

$2,900

Jerome and Ramona Larsen Lang Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a sophomore or higher in class standing who is majoring in business. The recipient should be involved in SIFE and have a minimum 2.500 GPA. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and a strong work ethic by contributing toward tuition.

Eric Daniels

$1,150

William Dale Leech Award

Presented to encourage the development of additional interest in science and mathematics.

To Be Selected

To Be Selected

$750 (first place)

$350 (second place)

Charles Leffler Family Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a junior or senior education major in good social and academic standing who demonstrates financial need.

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s)


Charles R. Leffler Scholarship

Presented to a junior or senior theology major actively preparing for the ministry who is in good social and academic standing. The recipient must also demonstrate financial need.

Jose Miguel Marin

$1,025

Charles and Hermine Leffler Nursing Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a nursing major. Preference to a recipient who is a sophomore or higher in class standing. The recipient must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need.

Hannah Kern

$1,100

Earl and Vada Leonhardt Math Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student studying in the Division of Science and Mathematics who demonstrates financial need and a strong work ethic. The student should be involved in and supportive of campus and community activities.

To Be Selected

$2,000

Eric Carlson

$750

Lincoln Management Society Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a business major with a minimum 3.000 GPA. The recipient must be a sophomore or higher in class standing.

Naifou Meafou

$675

Polly Lindsey Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to recipients who show satisfactory progress within their chosen majors, demonstrate financial need and a strong work ethic by contributing to tuition, and are actively involved in campus and community activities.

Matthew Zacharias

$3,475

Isabel Lovell Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a promising student who has financial need and is willing to work for his/her tuition. The recipient must display high Christian values. Students from South Dakota will be given preference.

Trevor Pike

$775

Henry A. Lund Strength of Mind and Character Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a science/math, nursing, or PA major. Preference will be given to pre-dental or biology majors.

Kourtney White

$1,125

Daniel Lynn Choral and Vocal Music Award (MFHE)

Presented to a junior or senior choral and/or vocal music major with a minimum 3.250 GPA. The recipient must be identified by instructors as one with great potential for success in his/her chosen area of music by demonstrating strong musicianship, leadership and scholastic achievements. Secondary consideration may be given to a sophomore choral and/or vocal major; and next, to any music education major, sophomore or higher in class standing, who meets the requirements.

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s)


Donald H. Madison Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who are studying in the Division of Religion who possess leadership qualities. The recipients should exemplify strong Christian characters by their positive relationships with others.

Martin Gomez

$1,200

Ron and Stephanie Mahlo in Honor of Calvin and LaRue Mahlo Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a junior or senior with a minimum 3.000 GPA who shows satisfactory progress within the nursing program. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and a strong work ethic by contributing to tuition and also be supportive of campus and community activities.

David Choi

$1,150

Mahoney-Hill Charitable Fund Trust

Presented to a student in good accademic standing who demonstrates financial need. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 3.000 and be a full-time student.

Scholarship Selection in Upcoming Year(s)


Myrl and Beth Manley Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student in good academic standing who demonstrates financial need and a strong work ethic by contributing to tuition. The student must show satisfactory progress within his/her chosen major and display good moral and behavioral standards, including honesty, integrity, trustworthiness and gentleness.

Aksana Buster

$1,125

George M. Mathews Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to junior or senior fine arts or humanities majors, with preference given to students in good academic standing and deserving of financial assistance.

Brittanie Galloway

$1,625

Angela Herrera

$1,625

Ophelia Maurmann Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who show satisfactory academic progress and demonstrate financial need. The recipients must also exhibit strong work ethic by contributing to educational expenses and be actively involved in campus and community activities.

Piettra De Almeida

$2,025

Cesar Grijalva

$2,025

Robert Leslie

$2,025

Daniel and Ruth McAdams Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students planning careers in denominational work. Students must be actively involved in campus and community activities and be in good social and academic standing. The recipients must demonstrate financial need and possess the characteristics of integrity, enthusiasm and a sincere caring attitude toward people. The recipients must also be committed to the SDA church and demonstrate high moral, ethical and behavioral standards.

Nathanael Mena Mijangos

$3,775

Ruby McArthur Memorial Nursing Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a junior or senior nursing major in good social and academic standing. The recipient must demonstrate financial need, display a positive attitude toward learning, and show promise of future contributions to nursing and society.

Victoria Welch

$650

Jim McClelland International Student Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a full-time international student including those from American protectorates. Preference given to candidates who have completed a minimum of one semester. Recipients must be in good academic standing, demonstrate financial need and a strong work ethic. Recipients must possess high moral character, principles and demonstrate willingness to serve others.

Beshoy Fakhry

$875

Avery and Arline McTaggart Dick Union College Scholarship Fund (MFHE)

Presented to students who have successfully completed at least 24 college credit hours at Union College and have a 2.500 GPA or above. The recipients must be members in good standing and show commitment to the Seventh-day Adventist church and the service of others. The students must also be frugal and conservative in financial management, exhibit good work ethics, and demonstrate financial need.

Robin Stecker

$2,000

Cole Yeager

$1,575

The Jesse Lee Merth Music Scholarship Award

Presented to a student who is majoring in music or music education. The recipient must maintain a minimum 3.000 GPA and demonstrate financial need, which may include lack of parental support.

To Be Selected

$1,000

Autumn Miller Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to sophomores or higher in class standing with a minimum 2.500 GPA. The recipients must show satisfactory academic progress within their chosen majors and demonstrate financial need and a strong work ethic by contributing to their tuition.

To Be Selected

$3,350

L. Lorraine Mickelson Miller Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to an education major who shows satisfactory academic progress. The student must demonstrate financial need and a strong work ethic. The student must be involved in and supportive of campus and community activities.

Ivy Arreguin

$1,800

Marcelline Moon Scholarship Fund (MFHE)

Presented to a student who shows satisfactory academic progress within a chosen major. The student must demonstrate financial need and be involved in and supportive of campus and community activities.

Edward Barboza

$1,475

Robert and Leona Murray Music Award

Presented to a fine arts major with preference given to students who play the harpsichord or organ. Recipients must be kind, compassionate, friendly, respectful, and helpful to their classmates. Recipients must have a minimum 3.000 GPA and must demonstrate financial need and a strong work ethic.

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s)


Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship

Presented to a senior accounting major demonstrating academic excellence, professionalism and financial need.

Robin Stecker

$1,500

Nursing Class of 1959 Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student with a declared major of nursing who maintains a 3.25 GPA and is in good standing.

Shawna Ansari

$700

Samuel and Gladys Ortner Johnson Scholarship Fund (MFHE)

Presented to a junior or senior with a minimum 3.000 GPA, with preference given to business majors. Students must demonstrate financial need and be involved in and supportive of campus and community activities.

To Be Selected

$2,175

Walter Page Science and Mathematics Excellence Award

Presented to a student pursuing a degree within the Division of Science and Mathematics maintaining a minimum 3.000 GPA. First preference will be given to a freshman who exhibits outstanding initiative: by helping fellow students or professors in the classroom (this may include tutoring classmates without pay), by requesting opportunities to exceed academic requirements, and/or by demonstrating dedication to their academic journey and an overall willingness to serve others. If no freshman meets the above criteria, sophomores, juniors and seniors will be considered. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and must not be eligible for education subsidy benefits.

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s)


Alfred Pancake Scholarship

Presented to students in good academic standing who demonstrate financial need.

Edward Barboza

Ricarte Fernandez

Dayana Luna

Agnes Marbun

Elaine Monzalvo

Angela Pastor

$2,000

$2,000

$2,000

$2,000

$2,000

$1,000

Dr. Billie Jean Peckham and Dr. D.J. Mayberry Elementary Education Award (MFHE)

Presented to incoming freshmen and graduating seniors. Preference will be given to students who graduate from public high schools. Students receiving this award will be recognized at the annual dedication service. Students must demonstrate academic progress and show promise of success as elementary education teachers. Recipients must show a commitment to serving the SDA church and his/her community by intending to teach for the denomination. Students must also show a strong work ethic by contributing to his/her educational expenses and be involved and supportive of campus and community activities.

To Be Selected

To Be Selected

To Be Selected

To Be Selected

$250

$250

$250

$250

Margaret L. Pederson-Jantze Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to sophomore or junior business education majors carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester, preferably from the MAUC. Recipients should exhibit scholastic achievement and the potential to become good teachers. Students must demonstrate financial need.

To Be Selected

$950

Jack and Shirley Pester Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to sophomore or junior business education majors carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester, preferably from the MAUC. Recipients should exhibit scholastic achievement and the potential to become good teachers. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Marveen Gentillon

$1,650

Crawford and Gloria Pierce Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students in good academic standing with a minimum 2.500 GPA who display good moral and behavioral values and demonstrate financial need.

Marveen Gentillon

$2,575

Joshua Reinoehl

$2,400

Pinnacle Bank Scholar (CINCF)

Presented to a student who is in good academic and social standing. The recipient must also demonstrate financial need.

To Be Selected


Dr. Charles Plumb Science Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to chemistry majors, though students pursuing degrees in science related fields will also be considered. Recipients must maintain a 3.000 GPA or above, demonstrate financial need and exhibit responsibility by working.

Kristen Reese

$1,600

Kaylin Tatsuyama

$1,600

Chad Vietz

$1,600

James L. Pogue Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to junior or senior theology majors with a 3.000 GPA or above who show leadership ability, are of good moral standing, and demonstrate financial need.

Martin Gomez

$2,000

Jeffery Pike

$875

Jerry and Sheila Pogue Physician Assistant Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to juniors or seniors enrolled in the physician assistant program who maintain a minimum 3.000 GPA. The recipients must demonstrate leadership ability and financial need.

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s)


Lola Jane Pogue Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a junior or senior majoring in the Division of Business and Computer Science with a minimum 3.000 GPA. The student must show leadership ability, be of good moral standing, and demonstrate financial need.

Francisco Campos

$1,400

Oliver and Barbara Pogue Science and Math Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to juniors or seniors in the Division of Science and Mathematics with minimum 3.000 GPA. The students must demonstrate financial need and exhibit a strong work ethic as well as be actively involved on campus and in the community.

To Be Selected

$2,000

Leslie Lopez

$925

Oliver and Barbara Pogue Teaching Learning Center Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who receives instruction from the Teaching Learning Center. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and show a strong work ethic by contributing to educational expenses. The student must be actively involved or supportive of campus and community activities.

McKenna Biorn

$2,825

Oliver and Barbara Pogue Education Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students from the junior or senior class with minimum 3.000 GPAs. Recipients must be pursuing degrees in education and demonstrate financial need. The students must have strong work ethics and must be actively involved or supportive of campus and community activities.

Mira Ball

$1,875

Evelyn Poly President’s Discretionary Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who show promise of success in their areas of study, exhibit commitment to high Christian standards, and demonstrate special financial need. The president of Union College chooses the recipients of this scholarship.

Katherine Reyes

$1,175

President’s Discretionary Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students working far more than average to contribute to tuition. The president of Union College chooses the recipients of this scholarship.

Irishura Gidioni

$775

Professional Business Achievement Scholarship

Presented to business majors with a minimum 3.250 GPA. The recipients must demonstrate financial need.

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s)

Public High School Scholarship

Presented to a public high school graduate who is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree and who is willing to earn $1,500 during the school year.

Ramsey Mesnard

$150

Quivey-Bay State Foundation Scholarship (CINCF)

Presented to Nebraska residents in good academic and social standing with a cumulative 3.000 GPA or above.

Nicole Hamilton

$1,735

Ellsworth Reile Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a sophomore or higher in class standing with a minimum 2.500 GPA. Freshmen with satisfactory secondary school grades and test scores will be considered. The recipient must contribute to his/her educational expenses.

Andrea Fernandez

$900

Harry and Darlene Reile Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student who demonstrates satisfactory progress within his/her chosen major. The recipient must demonstrate financial need, a strong work ethic, and be actively involved in campus and community activities.

Alyssa Lambrecht

$875

Rein Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a sophomore or higher in class standing who is pursuing a degree in business/computer science or a math-related field with a minimum 3.400 GPA. The recipient must demonstrate a strong work ethic by contributing to tuition and be actively involved in campus and community activities.

Joseph Peden

$525

Rich and Lynnet Reiner Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a junior or higher in class standing who is pursuing a degree in business or English with a minimum 3.000 GPA. The recipient should demonstrate a strong work ethic by contributing to tuition and education costs. The recipient should also be involved and supportive of campus and community activities.

David Denney

$3,000

Cesar Grijalva

$1,500

To Be Selected

$1,500

Dennis and Patsy Reinke Academic Achievement Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who exhibit strong academic performance in their area of study with GPAs of at least 3.600. Preference is given to residents of North or South Dakota.

Ashley Cloutier

$950

Oscar and Goldie Reinke Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a business or science major with a minimum 3.25 GPA. 

Trevor Pike

$2,825

Sam and Helen Renk Memorial Endowment (MFHE)

Presented to a junior with a minimum 2.8 GPA. Student shows satisfactory academic progress within the Division of Business and Computer Science. Student also demonstrates financial need and shows strong work ethic by contributing to educational expenses. Student is also involved in campus and community activities.

Daniel Velez

$1,400

Elwyn and Hedi Rexinger Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to full-time students showing academic progress. Recipients must demonstrate a strong work ethic by contributing to educational expenses and be involved in/supportive of campus and community activities.

Rylee Peterson

$2,025

Edgar and Frances Reynolds Foundation Scholar (CINCF)

Presented to a legal resident of Nebraska with preference to a resident of Hall County. The recipient must be in good academic standing and in need of financial assistance.

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s)


Evelyn and Frank Rice Scholarship

Presented to Missouri residents who display good moral and behavioral standards, maintain good academic rank, and demonstrate financial need.

Christian Popesku

$3,300

To Be Selected

$3,300

Ethel Blakeway Robinson Nursing Scholarship

Presented to a worthy or very promising student nurse.

Amber Jordan

$975

Neil and Marie Rowland Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student enrolled full time who has a strong work ethic by contributing to his or her tuition. Recipient must be involved and supportive of campus and community activities.

Ritchmy Richard

$2,075

The Ed and Britta Rusk Graduation Award (MFHE)

Presented to graduating seniors who demonstrate a strong work ethic and contribute to their tuition. The awards will help recipients clear their accounts and receive transcripts, enabling them to pursue ongoing education and career opportunities. Recipients must show satisfactory academic progress with a minimum 3.000 GPA.

To Be Selected

$1,250

To Be Selected

$1,250

Cree and Mildred Sandefur Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students studying theology who show promise for successful pastoral careers. The recipients must be sophomores or higher in class standing with a minimum 2.500 GPA, who exhibit good work and study habits and demonstrate financial need.

Sein Win

$1,225

Saxton Theology Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a theology major actively preparing for the ministry. The student must be in good social and academic standing, demonstrate financial need, and display a strong work ethic by contributing to his/her tuition.

Adreana Ward

$1,325

Don Schlegel Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students with an interest in math or science with first preference to students who graduated from College View Academy. Preference will also be given to freshmen and sophomore students who show academic progress within their chosen majors.

Nathan Watson

$1,225

Bret Everett Schlisner Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who demonstrate a commitment to physical fitness as evidenced by involvement in a personal fitness program, intramural activities or campus athletics. The recipients must demonstrate financial need.

Abigal Moreno

$525

Marguerite L. Schubert by Calvin Lorenz Nursing Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to junior or senior nursing students with a 3.330 GPA or above. They must display good moral and behavioral values and demonstrate financial need and strong work habits.

Sierra Tobing

$1,000

Mark and Marjorie Seacrest Scholarship

Presented to a student who is accepted into the international rescue and relief program. This scholarship is renewable and may first be awarded during the sophomore class year. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and maintain at least a 3.000 GPA.

Jordyn Hammond

Kiera Mason

Joshua Reyes-Mering

$1,000

$1,000

$1,000

The Shawnee Mission Health Business Scholarship

Presented to a senior business major who has achieved high academic standards, exhibited strong leadership skills, shown a commitment to the SDA church and denominational employment, and demonstrated a personal interest in healthcare and the Adventist Health System. While students from the Mid-America Union will receive preference, all qualified students are considered.

Braden Bruce

$1,000

The Shawnee Mission Health Nursing Scholarship

Presented to a senior nursing major who has achieved high academic standards, exhibited strong leadership skills, and shown a commitment to healthcare and the Adventist Health System. While students from the Mid-America Union will receive preference, all qualified students will be considered.

Edward Onyangore

$1,000

Jacob R. and Genevieve Dunn Siebenlist Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to Kansas or Oklahoma residents who display good moral and behavioral values, demonstrate financial need and are promising students with a minimum 2.500 GPA.

Jeffrey Juarez

$1,000

Bob Smith Student Missionary Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student who has returned from a term of service in the mission field to complete his or her education. The recipient must show promise of success and demonstrate a commitment to high Christian standards. The recipient must exhibit a strong work ethic and maintain a minimum 2.750 GPA.

Madison Kamarad

$1,175

Don Smith Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student who is of good moral and behavioral standing and demonstrates personal qualities of honesty, integrity, trustworthiness and gentleness. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and exhibit a strong work ethic by contributing to his/her tuition. The recipient must show satisfactory academic progress within his/her chosen major.

Dayana Luna

$475

Jo Anne D. Smith Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student majoring in the visual arts who demonstrates evidence of good scholastic ability. The recipient should demonstrate financial need.

Britni Conrad

$250

The Henry L. and Bernice G. W. Speh Scholarship Fund (MFHE)

Presented to students whose parents are members of the Sioux Falls Seventh-day Adventist Church who display good academic, moral and social standing.

Elyssa Petrik

$1,325

Kent Stahly Excellence in Finance Award

Presented to students with top grades, based on percentages, in Investments (course FNCE332). The cash award is for the recipient to use in making personal financial Investments of his/her choosing.

To Be Selected

$1,000

Mrs. Cecil Statser Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to an exemplary student, preferably from the Mid-America Union, who demonstrates good moral and behavioral values and strong work habits. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and be currently enrolled with a minimum of nine credit hours.

Andrea Fernandez

$450

Gerdes, Jenkins, Stokos Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to elementary education or secondary education majors with minimum 2.500 GPAs. If there are no students who fit the above criteria, the scholarship(s) will be presented to students with a declared major in the Division of Human Development.

Agnes Marbun

$1,125

Stricker Woolford Scholarship Fund (MFHE)

Presented to a student who shows satisfactory academic progress and exhibits a strong work ethic. The student must demonstrate financial need.

Jovan Cross

$1,725

Ron and E'Lise Stump Volleyball Scholarship Award

Presented to an elementary education major who is a player on the Union College volleyball team and needs additional financial assistance to fund their education. Next consideration will be given to a nursing major who is a player on the volleyball team and needs additional financial assistance to fund their education. Last consideration will be given to students from any academic division who play on the volleyball team and need additional financial assistance to fund their education. The scholarship committee, in cooperation with the volleyball coach, will select a student who fits the above criteria.

Kaylin Bogue

$1,000

Jamie Casebolt Sturm Memorial Scholarship

Presented to a student who demonstrates a strong work ethic by contributing toward education expenses.

To Be Selected

Charles and Carlos Swanson Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student who demonstrates financial need and maintains a minimum 2.500 GPA. While the scholarship is available to all students, those who demonstrate promise for contributions in the nursing field are given priority.

Samantha Klein

$475

Emanuel Tebelius Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students in good social and academic standing who exhibit strong work habits by contributing to their educational expenses. The recipients must be full-time students who demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to North Dakota residents.

Angie Onyangore

$2,725

To Be Selected

$2,725

Jerome and Jane Thayer Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student who is in good academic standing and works at least 10 hours per week. The recipient will demonstrate Christian values.

Tabitha Flemin

$2,875

Louis Thayer Music Scholarship in Honor of Joan Thayer (MFHE)

Presented to a student who is actively involved in the music program. The recipient must show exceptional potential and display a positive attitude toward developing his/her musical talent. The student must also demonstrate a strong work ethic.

Alexis Reid

$475

Timothy Christian Leadership Award

Presented to juniors and seniors who anticipate careers as ministers for the SDA church. The recipient must be in good social and academic standing and demonstrate financial need.

Martin Gomez

$1,500

Union College Board of Trustees Writing Awards

The writing awards were created to emphasize the importance of written communication to the success of all students and to recognize excellence in writing in all disciplines at Union College. They are presented to students who submit written entries during second semester in the categories of First-Year Research Writing, Upper-Division Research Writing, Expository Writing, and Creative Writing. Awards are determined by committee each year.

To Be Selected

$1,000

To Be Selected

$1,000

To Be Selected

$1,000

To Be Selected

$1,000

Union College Business Excellence Award

Presented to a business major with a 3.000 GPA or above. The recipient must demonstrate outstanding characteristics in one or more of the following: work ethic, internship experience, leadership on campus and/or community service. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and must not eligible for educational subsidy benefits.

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s)


Union College Tribute Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student who shows promise of success and demonstrates a commitment to high Christian standards. The recipient must demonstrate financial need.

Rachel Marpaung

$575

UPS Foundation Scholarship Grant (CINCF)

Presented to a student who is in a good academic standing and demonstrates financial need.

To Be Selected

$3,000

Richard V. Vinglas Scholarship

Presented to students who are committed to the Seventh-day Adventist church, show promise of success in a secondary teaching career, and have completed a minimum of 45 semester credit hours with a 2.500 GPA or above. Students must also demonstrate integrity, enthusiasm and a sincere caring attitude toward people.

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s)


Ellen and Emma Vogel Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students with high Christian, ethical, moral, behavioral and academic standards. Recipients must demonstrate financial need and have shown themselves to be financially responsible.

To Be Selected 

$2,175

Jonathan C. Walker Memorial Scholarship

Presented to a dedicated Christian who lives out Biblical principles in all aspects of his/her life. He or she must be a service-oriented person who is known and respected on campus as someone who focuses on others. The recipient should be active in church-related community outreach and have an appreciation for nature.

Eugene Carle

$500

Steven Warren Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a junior or senior business administration major with a minimum 3.250 GPA. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and be actively involved in campus and community activities. First preference will be given to students with a finance emphasis, followed by an emphasis in accounting.

Nathanael Torres

$700

Jay Camron Washam Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student studying in the Division of Humanities, with preference given to students majoring in history. The recipient must demonstrate outstanding academic abilities and display good character and integrity. Financial need is a consideration but will not overrule a love for learning and academic ability.

Gianna Starr

$1,150

Lowell and Viola Welch Scholarship Fund (MFHE)

Presented to students who demonstrate financial need and academic ability, together with personal drive, to achieve goals. The recipients must give evidence of having or desiring life missions and career goals for God and mankind.

To Be Selected

$2,625

The Weniger Fellows Student Scholarship Fund

The Charles E. Weniger Society for Excellence exists to sustain the memory of the legacy of Dr. Charles Weniger, a man committed to excellence in conviction and deportment. As a highly respected professor of rhetoric, preaching, and public speaking whose life matched his words, he was an exemplary role model dedicated to service his students, his church, and society at large. The Weniger Fellows Students Scholarship Fund is established to apprise undergraduate students attending accredited North American Seventh-day Adventist colleges and universities of the historical Weniger legacy, and to challenge them to emulate these qualities of excellence in all aspects of their life. Recipients of the scholarship will have demonstrated excellence in all of the following areas: spirituality, academics, civic service, and leadership.

Scholarship selection in upcoming year(s)


The Auber Westphal Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a full-time international student with preference given to a student from Southeast Asia and the Orient. The recipient must be a major in the Division of Health Sciences with a minimum 3.000 GPA. He/she must work consistently on campus throughout the year. Preference is given to upperclassmen, although freshmen and sophomore students are still eligible.

Salem Ndaissala

Summer Nguyen

$1,000

$825

Ruth M. Whitfield International Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to international students enrolled in ESL or regular Union College classes. Preference given to students who demonstrate financial need and exhibit a strong work ethic.

To Be Selected

$1,465

To Be Selected

$1,465

To Be Selected

$1,465

Antonio Cerino

$1,465

Areli Merodio Resendiz

$1,465

Alex A. Widicker Scholarship Endowment (MFHE)

Presented to a junior or senior in the education program with a 3.000 GPA or above who shows promise of success.

Hannah Miraglia

$700

Alex and Sophie Widicker Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student from the geographic boundaries of the Dakota Conference and must maintain a minimum 3.000 GPA. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and show a strong work ethic by contributing to his/her educational expenses. The student should be involved in and supportive of campus and community activities.

Trevor Pike

$2,975

Tanner Toay

$2,975

Leo Widicker Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student from North Dakota who demonstrates a strong work ethic by contributing to tuition and is involved in campus and community activities. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and show satisfactory progress within his/her major.

Tanner Toay

$2,425

Lydia B. Widicker Scholarship Endowment (MFHE)

Presented to a sophomore or higher in class standing who maintains a minimum 2.500 GPA. Freshmen with grades and test scores indicating success in college will also be considered. The recipient must demonstrate satisfactory academic progress and financial need.

Olivia McAuliffe

$700

The David L. Wiltse Union College Scholarship Fund (MFHE)

Presented to students who are from the Iowa/Missouri Conference, preferably majoring in theology. Consideration will be given to students majoring in education, pre-medicine, computer science or nursing. Recipients must be in good academic standing and show commitment to the Seventh-day Adventist church. They must also be known to be frugal and conservative in financial management and demonstrate this capability. Recipients must be of sophomore class standing or above with a minimum 3.000 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and display a strong work ethic by contributing to educational expenses.

Irishura Gidioni

$1,025

The Woody Scholarship Fund 

Presented to students from Kansas and Nebraska who display exemplary characters and demonstrate academic promise.

Scholarship selection in progress


Esther Rochambeau Youngs Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who are sophomores or higher in class standing who maintain a 2.500 GPA or above. The recipients must be in good academic standing, actively involved in campus and community activities, and demonstrate financial need. The recipients must also demonstrate a strong work ethic by contributing to tuition.

Shawna Ansari

$2,000

Eric Carlson

$1,900

Ricarte Fernandez

$1,900

Gabrielle Gibson

$1,900

Natasha Gibson

$1,900

Natalie Hamilton

$1,900

Robert Philpott

$1,900

Joshua Reinoehl

$1,900

Sierra Tobing

$1,900

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