Scholarship funds

Jerome T. Beskar Memorial Scholarship awarded to a female UWRF junior or senior majoring in journalism with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and with a financial need.

Terry G. Fiedler Scholarship awarded to a junior or senior journalism major.

George P. Crist Memorial Scholarship awarded to an outstanding student majoring in journalism.

Denis P. Hickey Memorial Scholarship awarded to a student who has satisfactorily completed 60 or more credits, is in the upper 1/3 of the class who shows evidence of leadership capabilities through active participation in school, church, or community, and be satisfactorily progressing toward a degree as determined by the adviser.

Helen Kuyper Evans Scholarship awarded to a female member of the Student Voice staff.

The Lucien Day and Clare Murphy Parlin Scholarship awarded to a senior in journalism who intends to pursue a career in news reporting and had a demonstrated concern for the public welfare through extra-curricular activities. Preference will be given to those with special interest in politics, environmental, and/or social justice issues.

Hudson Star Observer Scholarship

Lola Prine Memorial Scholarship

Red Wing Republican Eagle Scholarship

Pat Petricka Memorial Scholarship sponsored by the River Falls Journal

M. Wayne & Marian Wolfe Journalism Scholarship awarded by the UWRF Journalism Department to an outstanding journalism student.

Earl V. Chapin Journalism Scholarship awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior journalism major with a GPA of 3.0 or above and must have demonstrated a financial need.

Journalism Freshman Scholarship one scholarship for $500 awarded to a current freshman who writes the most compelling essay on the role of journalism in a democratic society. Essay must be double-spaced between 400-500 words. Applicant may not have more than 30 credits on their DAR as of January 1, 2009.

Foundation fund

Journalism Department Foundation. Contributions to this account may be used to help fund events, correspondence and activities for journalism students and alumni. To all of you who have contributed to the Journalism Department over the last years, we thank you for your generosity.

Giving procedures and forms

The Foundation (Alumni) Office accepts gifts by Check, Visa, Master Card, American Express,Securities or Bequests. More information and ways to give

ONLINE giving: Select other and designate your gift in the box provided on the form

If you have questions or would like additional information on giving opportunities to support UW-River Falls, please contact the UWRF Foundation.

UW-River Falls Foundation
410 South Third Street
River Falls, WI 54022

Thank you for your support!


Contact Us

Journalism Office
310 North Hall
715-425-3169 phone
715-425-0658 fax

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