Scholarships and Awards 2018-2019

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.

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 www.ucollege.edu/donorscholarships. 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. Our 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.

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.

Meredith Lovell

$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.

Sein Win

$2,500

Alex Armstrong

$1,175

Bruce Bacon Organ Scholarship (MFHE)

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

Alexis Reid

$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.

Lacey Axelson

$1,375

Bank of the West (CINCF)

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

Makenzie Crumbliss

$770

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.

Robin Stecker

$1,300​

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.

Abigail Beaven

$2,190

Jessica Lindbeck

$2,190

Kaitlin McArthur

$2,190

Jeffery Pike

$2,190

TJ Wagenknecht

$2,190

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.

Alan Garcia

$2,225​

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.

Nathanael Torres

$525

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.

Faith Armstrong

$2,075

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.

Sarah Pope

$1,500

Morgan Mecklenburg

$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

$1,950

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.

Nicole Hamilton

$375

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.

Dana Girard

$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

$1,700

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.

Jonathan Daniel

$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.

Ashley Beck

$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.

Rachel Hammond

$925

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.

Ethan Griffith

$1,925

Shirley Burton Scholarship Fund

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

Danica Eylenstein

$1,000

Buxton-Smith Nursing Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a nursing major who demonstrates financial need.

Kathryn Kruzich

$875

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.

Kaytlyn Sizemore

$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.

Daisy Muga

$1,200

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.

Jovan Cross

$700

Max N. and Elsie May Christianson Scholarship

Presented to a deserving student in good academic standing.

Nicholas Hutchings

$325

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.

Braden Bruce

$500

Cameron Cizek

$500

James Clague

$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

Torie Palmer

$1,000

Mathew Russel

$1,000

Juniors

Max Bromme

$1,000

Katie Buxton

$1,000

Chrissy Gaban

$1,000

Caleb Haakenson

$1,000

Max Miller

$1,000

Robin Stecker

$1,000

Seniors

Rebecca Ackah

$1,000

Aaron Beaudoin

$1,000

Braden Bruce

$1,000

Makayla Carlson

$1,000

Cameron Cizek

$1,000

James Clague

$1,000

Tyler Dean

$1,000

Sobhy Fahmy

$1,000

Gabriel Flechas

$1,000

Madison Huffman

$1,000

Morgan Mecklenburg

$1,000

Sean O'Brien

$1,000

Jonathan Deemer

$1,000

Yeimy Rodriguez

$500

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.

Nyatony Tap 

December 2018 Graduate

$500

Estelle Landa

December 2018 Graduate

$500

Thomas Wagenknecht

December 2018 Graduate

$500

To Be Selected

May 2019 Graduate

$500

To Be Selected

May 2019 Graduate

$500

To Be Selected

May 2019 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.

Edward Onyangore

$2,575

Heather Downey

$2,400

Courtney Fast

$2,400

Brooklynn Forde

$2,400

Nicole Garcia

$2,400

Jeremy Janke

$2,400

Sara Pope

$2,400

Morgan Vega

$2,400

Anthony Waworoendeng

$2,400

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.

Stacy Adams

$1,375

Harold V Clark Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a student based on financial need.

Elisa Salazar

$2,100

Roxanna Vasques

$2,100

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

$725

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.

Yeimy Rodriguez

$413

Sandy Elizondo

$412

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.

Rebecca Phillips

$1,250

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.

Shawna Ansari

$1,225

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.

Savanna Arthur

$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.

Alyssa Lambrecht

$650

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.

Anthony Waworoendeng

$1,525

Dalrymple-Smith Academic Achievement Award (MFHE)

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

Faith Anderson

$2,550

Nicholas Hutchings

$2,550

Sara Pope

$2,550

Robin Stecker

$2,550

Michelle Vietz

$2,550

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.

Alan Garcia

$1,000

Degering Scholarship

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

Aawhan Rana

$3,000

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.

Amber Fellers

$1,000

Eli Katsuren

$1,000

Nicholas Lawrence

$1,000

Gregory Ratter

$1,000

Alexis Reid

$1,000

Joshua Reinoehl

$1,000

Kourtney Shoemaker

$1,000

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.

Christianna Nesmith

$500

Roy Eckerman Religion Scholarship (MFHE)

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

Jason Woll

$1,600

Education Quest Foundation Scholarship

Presented to undergraduate Nebraska students who demonstrate financial need.

Cherene Al-Hamidawi

$750

Trace Jensen

$750

Amber Jordan

$500

Julian Lopez

$500

Roxi Peterson

$500

Cody Hagen

$300

Shirley Kala

$300

Maria Kercher

$300

Samantha Klein

$300

Nyasunday Koung

$300

Vera Osipenko

$300

Mackenzie Reed

$300

Loraine Smallfoot

$300

Alex Trevino

$300

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

$220.42

June and Charles Ekstedt Scholarship (MFHE)

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

Madison Corominas

$3,600

Jessica Martinez

$3,600

Holly Oman

$3,600

Nyatony Tap

$3,600

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.

Guila Medrano

$2,125

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.

Candance Nieveen

$1,525

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

Makayla Carlson

$400

Division of Fine Arts

Nicholas Morrison

$400

Division of Human Development

Meredith Lovell

$400

Division of Humanities

Katherine Turk

$400

Division of Nursing

Wei Wang

$500

Division of Religion

Martin Gomez

$400

Division of Science and Mathematics

Michael Cabrera

$1,100

James Clague

$1,100

Erynn Johnson

$1,100

EMES

DJ Henderson

$400

PA Program

Kelli Poplau

$400

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.

Chandler Ashton

$1,100

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.

Valerie Pettey

$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.

Sobhy Fahmy

$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.

Michelle Vietz

$700

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.

Trevor Pike

$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.

Alexis Reid

$4,000

Tiffany Palar

$3,000

Christia Wright

$3,000

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.

Sara Pope

$1,000

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.

Faith Armstrong

$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.

Adrianna Duehrssen

$1,150

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.

Autumn Mott

$1,625

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.

Katherine Turk

$250

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.

Meredith Lovell

$1,000

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.

Chrissy Gaban

$625

Culpepper Hagen Scholarship

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

Alaysha Harris

$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.

Nathanael Mena Mijangos

$275

The Hampton Family Foundation

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

Joshua Reyes-Meiring

$1,000

Joel Shetler

$1,000

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.

Tracii Vang

$1,275

Emanuel and Carolyn Harr Memorial Scholarship

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

Adriana Hilbers

$1,000

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.

Nicholas Lawrence

$850

Ben and Lucile Hassenpflug Ministerial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to a senior ministerial student who demonstrates financial need.

Angel Pereira

$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.

Arianna Shay

$1,325

Leslie Lopez

$1,000

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.

Alexis Reid

$1,050

Alan Garcia

$1,000

Tiffany Palar

$1,000

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.

Alexis Reid

$700

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.

Edward Onyangore

$2,000

Heather Downey

$1,050

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.

Jose Miguel Marin

$1,400

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

$675

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.

Ashley Bower

Greg Ratter

$1,000

$1,000

Hub of Harmony (MFHE)

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

Denford Musvosvi

Alona Jackson

$213

$212

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.

Victoria Beltran

$1,175

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

$1,275

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.

Honoria Carriger

$1,275

Gregory Ratter

$1,100

Tiffany Palar

$775

Nellie and Ed Jensen Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students studying education with preference given to elementary education majors. The recipients must maintain cumulative 3.000 GPAs or above and be sophomores or higher in class standing. Recipients must demonstrate financial need and responsibility by working.

Joslyn Lewis

$1,325

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.

Roxanna Vasques

$975

Cleo and Shirley Frick Johnson Scholarship (MFHE)

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

Justin Boutwell

$725

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.

Martin Gomez

$1,650

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.

Tuyisenge Dina

$5,500

Alan Garcia

$2,750

Jordan Finn

$2,750

Nicole Garcia

$2,750

Olivia McAuliffe

$2,750

Aaron Schilk

$2,750

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.

Courtney Fast

$1,250

Elmer and Sarah Jordan Endowed Scholarship (MFHE)

Presented to students who are pursuing medical degrees.

Noah Ford

$1,700

Christian Boyko

$1,500

Sarah Beaudoin

$1,500

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.

Jeremy Janke

$500

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.

Lydia Svoboda

$575

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.

Kleyton Rossi

$1,000

Kessily Rossi

$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.

Eric Brasuell

$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.

Kaia Carlson

$500

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.

Robert Leslie

$1,650

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.

David Choi

$1,000

Kendra Ward

$1,000

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.

Danae Stoner

$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.

Autumn Mott

$625

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.

Geovanna De Almeida

$1,600

Alys Seay

$1,500

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.

Janae Schumacher

$2,850

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.

Denford Musvosvi

$525

Kelsey Bailey

$525

William Dale Leech Award

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

Ashley Morrow

$750

Erynn Johnson

$350

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.

Nathanael Mena Mijangos

$975

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.

Courtney Fast

$1,050

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.

Hosanna Newton

$2,375

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.

Christian Popesku

$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.

Caroline Guchu

$1,700

Matthew Zacharias

$1,700

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.

Sara Pope

$1,100

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

$1,175

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.

Kasondra Reel

$1,125

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

$1,100

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.

Natasha Williams-Nassar

$1,600

Alex Armstrong

$1,600

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)


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.

Nyambeki Matoke

$1,975

Kaytlyn Sizemore

$1,975

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.

Angel Pereira

$3,675

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.

Debbie Nyakondo

$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.

Sobhy Fahmy

$1,650

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

$1,725

Yeimy Rodriguez

$863

Cole Yeager

$862

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.

Setheesh Moturi

$2,000

Robert Leslie

$1,275

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.

Amber Fellers

$1,675

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.

Stephanie Pflugrad

$1,425

Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship

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

Sobhy Fahmy

$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.

Jessica Martinez

$1,075

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.

Dylan Parsons

$1,063

Braden Bruce

$1,062

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.

Shawna Ansari

$2,000

Ysabelle Fernando

$2,000

Masatoshi Isa

$2,000

Alexandra Irvine

$2,000

Elaine Monzalvo

$2,000

Nikcoly Togatorop

$2,000

Angela Pastor Valer

$2,000

Faith Anderson

$1,500

Ysabel Deborah

$1,500

Andrea Fernandez

$1,500

Courtney Gentry

$1,500

Dayana Luna

$1,500

Olivia McAuliffe

$1,500

Enoc Teron

$1,500

Veena Tharayil

$1,500

Areli Merodio Resendiz

$1,000

Addis Bogale

$1,000

Alston Sibuea

$1,000

Edward Barboza

$1,000

Martin Gomez

$1,000

Hosanna Newton

$1,000

Adreana Ward

$1,000

Lensa Yohaness Olana

$500

Sobhy Fahmy 

$500

Lydia Hwang

$500

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.

Stacy Adams

$250

Vanessa Caylor

$250

Annabelle Harper

$250

Valerie Pettey

$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.

Kyle Rushold

$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.

Brian Garcia

$1,475

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.

Joshua Reinoehl

$2,425

Alexandra Irvine

$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.

Kimberly Palit

$1,000

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.

Kaylin Tatsuyama

$2,350

Chad Vietz

$2,325

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

$2,750

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.

Aaron Beaudoin

$1,325

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.

Ethan Sieber

$1,225

Leslie Diaz

$1,225

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.

Rebecca Phillips

$2,375

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.

Kourtney Shoemaker

$1,475

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.

Yeimy Rodriguez

$500

Elizabeth Reedy

$500

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.

Makenzie Crumbliss

$175

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

$2,818.75

Olga Robles

$2,818.75

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.

Elizabeth Bearden

$875

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.

Ivette Mendoza

$825

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.

Ashton Fisher

$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.

Ashley Bower

$1,425

Jonathan Daniel

$1,425

Daniel Velez

$1,425

Breanna Junghans

$1,425

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.

Sean O'Brien

$950

Oscar and Goldie Reinke Memorial Scholarship (MFHE)

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

Judith Grey

$2,725

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.

Nathanael Torres

$1,375

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.

Madison Huffman

$1,950

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.

Sara Beaudoin

$2,975

Jeremy Janke

$2,000

Ethel Blakeway Robinson Nursing Scholarship

Presented to a worthy or very promising student nurse.

Adriana Hilbers

$950

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.

Jennie Mendoza

$2,050

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.

Morgan Gasseling

$1,250

Edward Onyangore

$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.

Owen Uhrmacher

$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.

Branden Watson

$1,250

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.

Dan Cabrera

$1,050

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.

Annette Reeves

$500

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.

Tiffany Dryden

$975

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.

Joshua Reyes-Mering

$2,000

Erika Villegas

$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

$625

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.

Kimberly Palit

$1,075

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

$500

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.

Ashley Cloutier

$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.

Elly Petrik

$1,300

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

$425

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.

Lindsey Nieves

$538

Kacie Medina

$537

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

$1,650

Jamie Casebolt Sturm Memorial Scholarship

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

Faith Anderson

$1,000

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.

Clare Maier

$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

$2,600

Jasper Onyangore

$2,600

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.

Daisy Alvarez

$2,575

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.

Isabelle Brutus

$450

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.

Natalie Hamilton

$1,000

Melissa Ratter

$1,000

Melissa Ratter

$1,000

Natasha Nasser

$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.

Aksana Buster

$575

UPS Foundation Scholarship Grant (CINCF)

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

Martin Gomez

$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.

Stephanie Pflugrad​​​​

$2,150

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.

Lydia Flemming

$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.

James Gilley

$675

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.

Gregory Ratter

$1,100

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.

Robert Leslie

$2,525

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.

Nathanael Mena Mijangos

$1,000

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.

Crystal Lin

$1,725

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.

Tony Cerino

$2,137

Natalie Colindres

$1,425

Beshoy Fakhry

$1,425

Nathanael Torres

$1,425

Denford Musvosvi

$713

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

$675

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.

Brandon Rickard

$2,825

Trevor Pike

$2,000

Madeleine Temple

$1,000

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.

Stephanie Pflugrad

$2,350

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.

Branden Watson

$1,000

The Woody Scholarship Fund 

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

Angela Herrera

$7,000

Jeremy Janke

$7,000

Mayra Andrade

$4,000

Olivia McAuliffe

$4,000

Brycen Nelson

$4,000

Angela Pastor Valer

$3,000

Andrew Reed

$3,000

Nickolas Engquist

$2,000

Courtney Fast

$2,000

Brittany Fast

$2,000

Julian Lopez

$2,000

Gabrielle Mendoza

$2,000

Maurissa Pena

$2,000

Esperanza Perez

$2,000

Isabella Sandoval

$2,000

Lydia Svoboda

$2,000

Heidi Swoger

$2,000

Jonathan Zacharias

$2,000

Matthew Zacharias

$2,000

Honoria Carriger

$1,000

Victoria Covel

$1,000

Alyssa Lambrecht

$1,000

Adrian Lessley

$1,000

Kessily Rossi

$1,000

Tabitha Staehr

$1,000

Kleyton Rossi

$500

Abigail Svoboda

$500

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

Mira Ball

$2,000

Natalie Hamilton

$2,000

Victoria Nichols

$2,000

Sara Pope

$2,000

Matthew Reinoehl

$2,000

Sierra Tobing

$2,000

Esther Pervis

$1,825

Stephanie Pflugrad

$1,000