Departmental Scholarships 

These departmental scholarships are given to stu­dents in the spring of the year to be applied toward the coming school year. Students are selected by the faculty and the Financial Aid ­Committee. Applications are distributed by the Office of Fi­nancial Aid each fall. Further informa­tion may be obtained from the Office of Fi­nancial Aid.

Abens Family Scholarship

This scholarship is given annually to a stu­dent majoring in biblical and theological studies who wishes to be effective as a lay person in a profession of his or her choice. The recipi­ent must be at least a junior, maintain at least a 3.0 GPA, and be recommended by a professor in his/her major. This is not a need-based scholarship. (EAA002)

Accenture Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a junior majoring in computer science, mathematics, physics, business, or economics who is interested in a career in business and technology consulting. (EAA007)

Accounting and Business Encouragement Scholarship

This scholarship is given to an upperclassman of good scholastic standing who exhibits a strong Christian commitment, without regard to financial need, and who is majoring in business, economics, or accounting. (EAA004)

Paul and Laura Ackerman Family Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is given annually to a Bethel student whose parent is in full-time Christian ministry, demonstrates financial need, and maintains a cumulative 3.0 GPA. The scholarship is renewable provided the recipient meets the criteria and is making satisfactory progress toward graduation. It is given out of gratitude for the positive influence Bethel has had on the Ackermans’ extended family. (EAA003)

Theodore J. Adams Memorial Endowment

This award is a memorial to Theodore Adams, a business entrepreneur whose strength of faith and character were evident in all he did and in the relationships on which his family and business were built. College of Arts & Sciences students in financial need are eligible. (EAA222)

Alumni Math Scholarship

This scholarship is given to a College of Arts & ­Sciences sophomore who is a math major and shows promise. (EAA005)

Anderson-McJunkin Family Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students in need of financial assistance for their undergraduate education who have demonstrated a commitment to spiritual growth and community service. (EAA006)

Anna Anderson Memorial Scholarship

An annual scholar­ship is given from the estate of Anna Anderson of Tope­ka, Kansas, to a student of good scholastic standing who evi­dences leadership in cam­pus activities. (EAA008)

B. Laverne Anderson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is given in memory of Laverne ­Anderson to children of Converge Worldwide (BGC) missionaries who are attending Bethel University. (EAA011)

Charlotte Anderson Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to nursing majors who demonstrate financial need. (EAA009)

Dr. and Mrs. Karl W. Anderson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is established in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Karl W. Anderson and is awarded to ­pre-medical students at Bethel University. (EAA010)

Ralph H. Anderson Engineering Scholarship

This scholarship, given to honor Ralph H. Anderson, is awarded to new or returning students pursuing the study of engineering and/or applied physics in the College of Arts & Sciences at Bethel University. The recipient of this scholarship will honor Anderson’s memory by pursuing excellence, following Christ, and living out Christian faith. Anderson, a disabled veteran of World War II and a resident of Chicago, overcame many obstacles, trusted Christ, and provided amply for his family and many charities. He would encourage those receiving scholarships from the endowment to learn, grow, and serve in the name of Christ. (EAA236)

Thomas K. Anderson Memorial Scholarship

Established in memory of Thomas Kirk Anderson (C’73) by his family, this scholarship is awarded to business majors, based upon financial need, with preference for one female and one male recipient annually. (EAA012)

Anthropology and Sociology Achievement Award

This scholarship is given to a worthy Bethel University College of Arts & Sciences student in the Department of Anthropology, Sociology, and Reconciliation Studies who is either a sophomore or junior, has a strong academic achievement in the department (3.0 GPA or above), participates in departmental activities, and has the potential for Christian achievement and service after graduation. (EAA230)

Arlander Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for students who demonstrate financial need and who have demonstrated initiative in earning a portion of their college expenses. The students must also have high academic standing and a Christian purpose. (EAA014)

Robert and Violet Atkins Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is in memory of Robert and Violet Atkins and is given to students majoring in nursing who demonstrate need and Christian character. (EAA266)

J. O. and Clara M. Backlund Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Linnea M. Backlund in memory of her parents, J. O. and Clara M. Backlund. This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students selected by the scholarship committee. (EAB015)

Reverend William G. and Ruth J. Backlund Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a deserving student making acceptable academic and career preparation progress while exhibiting a high level of Christian character and leadership. (EAB016)

Gordon Bear Memorial Social Work Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in social work. Preference is given for a student who demonstrates financial need. (EAB017)

August F. and Ella M. Becker Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is given in memory of August and Ella Becker to undergraduate students who are actively growing and maturing in their walk and commitment to Jesus Christ. Preference is given to students (a) from small communities in the Dakotas and Nebraska, or (b) who are active members of a Baptist church (or churches with doctrines, ordinances, and practices similar to Baptist). (EAB018)

Lawrence and Audrey Berglund Scholarship

These scholarships are given annually to qualified students who demonstrate both academic achievement and financial need. (EAB019)

Violet Bergquist Spanish Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a Spanish major who will teach Spanish or will use it in missionary work in a Spanish-speaking country. (EAB020)

Margo Bergstrom Memorial Scholarship

This award is given through the Temple Bap­tist Church of Portland, Oregon. Usual­ly it is given to a student who demonstrates financial need, is from the church’s congrega­tion, and is recom­mended by Temple Baptist Church. On occa­sion, it may be given to a student from elsewhere. (EAB002)

Fred and Retha Berndt Scholarship

In honor of Fred and Retha Berndt, this scholarship is given to worthy College of Arts & Sciences students who are studying to become teachers. (EAB256)

Terence W. Berntson Scholarship

In memory of Bethel alumnus Terence W. Berntson (C’76), this scholarship is given to worthy Bethel students in the College of Arts & Sciences who demonstrate financial need and who are studying anthropology or history. (EAB022)

Hazel and George Berquist Memorial ­Scholar­ship

This scholarship is provided in memory of this loving, generous couple to provide assistance to undergraduate and seminary students from the Midwestern states of the United States (excluding Minnesota). The students must be members of a Converge Worldwide (BGC) church and demonstrate financial need. (EAB021)

Bethel Golf Scholarship

This scholarship was endowed through funds raised through the Bethel Golf Classic and is awarded to students who demonstrate financial need regardless of their major. (EAG069)

Bethel University Scholarship Endowment (CAS)

This scholarship is awarded to Bethel University students in the College of Arts & Sciences who demonstrate financial need. (EAB001)

Donald C. and Jo G. Bishop Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is awarded to business and economics majors who are at least in their sophomore year. (EAB024)

David M. and Sadie L. Blomberg Missionary Scholarship Fund

In recognition of the important contribution that students from missionary families make to Bethel University, the Blomberg Missionary Scholarship Fund provides an annual award of at least $200 to all Bethel ­University students who are children of missionaries and spent the majority of their high school years outside of the United States. This award is made without regard to financial need. (EAB031)

David M. and Sadie L. Blomberg Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students from various churches within the Converge MidAmerica District. (EABLOM)

Merilyn Blomgren Memorial Scholarship

An annual scholarship established in mem­ory of ­Merilyn Blomgren by her family and friends is awarded to a student who dem­on­strates aca­demic achievement. (EAB025)

Gust and Dagny Bohlin Memorial Education Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded in memory of Gust and Dagny Bohlin to Bethel University students who demonstrate financial need and who are preparing to become teachers. (EAB023)

Mable Elsie and Ernest Eugene Bonar Voice Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by Alson Toavs in memory of his maternal grandfather and grandmother. It is awarded to a junior or senior vocal major to assist with the cost of lessons. (EAB026)

Dr. John D. Bower Social Work Leadership Scholarship

This endowed scholarship is established in honor of Dr. John D. Bower, chair of the Bethel social work department from 1978-2005. It is primarily funded by longtime friends Dr. J. Richard and Karen Burton along with alumni and friends of Bethel’s social work program. Recipients will be chosen based on their good standing in the social work program and their interest in developing leadership skills. Dr. Bower’s varied accomplishments and recognitions include initial CSWE Accreditation of the Social Work Program, president of the National Association of Social Work (NASW-MN Chapter), and Social Worker of the Year. (EAB242)

Ray I. and Genevieve Brace Scholarship

An annual scholarship is given to a student already accepted into medical school. It may also be given to a stu­dent who by all indica­tions will be accept­ed into medical school. The funds are to be used toward Bethel tuition and fees. (EAB030)

Kenneth and Ruth Brown Memorial Music Scholarship

This scholarship is given in memory of Kenneth and Ruth Brown to College of Arts & Sciences students taking private music lessons who demonstrate financial need. (EAB248)

Brushaber Leadership Awards

Given in recognition of Ralph E. and Marie C. Brushaber for their lifelong interest in young people and education, this scholarship is given to assist worthy Bethel University students in the College of Arts & Sciences who demonstrate financial need, show high academic potential, demonstrate leadership capacity, give evidence of serious reflective Christian commitment, and who are involved in their local church. Incoming students are given priority and the scholarship is renewable if criteria continue to be met. (EAB253)

Ralph and Marie Brushaber Memorial Scholarship

These awards are given to students in a Bethel music ensemble who show high promise of future leadership and service and who give evidence of vital faith in Jesus Christ. The students must also demonstrate financial need. (EAB027, EAB032)

Rev. C. Walter and Jeanette Bunger Scholarship for Innovation

This award is given in honor of Rev. C. Walter and Jeanette Bunger. Walter, a BGC minister, taught his son to question life and be objective—creating in him a spirit of inquisitiveness and innovation. The recipients of this award will be those who are inquisitive and demonstrate a capacity for innovation to promote research-mindedness and objective thinking. It is not limited to any particular discipline; majors may be in the arts, sciences, theology, or other academic majors. (641221)

Barbara Burton Memorial Scholarship

This annual scholarship is given in loving memory of Barbara Burton’s life by her friends and family to the top senior chemistry major, regardless of financial need. (EAB028)

Edith and James Calhoun Memorial Schol­arship

These scholarships are available to reduce loan debt for Bethel University students who are pre­paring for missionary service. (EAC033)

Bert H. and Bernice Carlson Memorial Scholarship

Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 are given annually to qualified history or political science majors who demonstrate both academic achieve­ment and financial need. The scholarship is given out of Bert Carlson’s love for Bethel and his desire that stu­dents grow intellectually and spiritually. (EAC034)

The Rev. and Mrs. C.A. Carlson Memorial Scholarships

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students chosen by the scholar­ship committee. (EAC035)

C. Emanuel Carlson Memorial Scholarship

An annual scholarship has been established as a memorial to the life and work of Dr. Emanuel Carlson—dean of Bethel College from 1945 to 1954, professor of history and political science at Bethel Academy and Col­lege from 1928 to 1954, and ex­ecutive secre­tary of the Baptist Joint Com­mittee on Public Affairs from 1954 to 1971—and as an encour­agement to worthy students to pursue academ­ic excellence in service to God and mankind. (EAC036)

E. W. Ceder Memorial Fund for Music Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to worthy  students studying music in the College of Arts & Sciences at Bethel University who demonstrate need. (EAC038)

Central Baptist Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Central Baptist Church of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to provide incentive and assistance for qualified College of Arts & Sciences students from the church. (EAC005)

Chemistry Student Award Endowment

This scholarship is awarded to students who are majoring in chemistry. (EAC006)

Dorothy Christison Memorial Nursing Schol­arship

This scholarship was established by the estate of ­Dorothy Christison for the purpose of funding a scholarship for qualified persons enrolled in the nursing program at Bethel University. (EAC041)

Karen and Don Ciske Nursing Scholarship

The fund was established in memory of Cleo ­Atkinson, mother of retired Bethel nursing professor Karen Ciske. This scholarship is awarded to worthy students in the College of Arts & Sciences who demonstrate financial need and who are enrolled in the Department of Nursing. (EAC203)

Class of ’58 Scholarship

This award is presented on behalf of the Class of 1958 as an outward display of their loyalty, interest in educating young people, and continued devotion to the cause of Christ. An award is given to students in the College of Arts & Sciences who demonstrate financial need. (EAC215)

Class of ’63 Scholarship

This scholarship is given to a deserving Bethel ­University College of Arts & Sciences student. (EAC044)

Class of ’64 Scholarship

This award is presented on behalf of the members of the Bethel University Class of ’64 to an upperclassman (sophomore to senior) who has demonstrated scholarship excellence, leadership excellence, ­Christian service involvement, and a financial need. The student selection is made by the Bethel ­Scholarship Committee. (EAC042)

Class of 1970 Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by the Class of 1970 and is awarded to Bethel University College of Arts & Sciences students who demonstrate need. (EAC233)

Class of ’76 Award

The Class of ’76 presents this annual award to a chem­istry student who models Christian commit­ment, integrity, academic excellence, perseverance, a positive spirit, and mutual support. (EAC040)

Coca-Cola and Bethel Campus Store Scholarship

This scholarship was established by The Coca-Cola Company and the Bethel Campus Store. It is awarded to a student with financial need who comes from a single-parent family. (EAC046)

Communication Scholarship

This annual scholarship was established to encourage communication studies majors. It is awarded to two seniors majoring in communication studies, regard­less of their need. (EAC179)

Community Life Scholarship

An annual scholarship is awarded to stu­dents who have contributed significantly to the cam­pus through planning and partici­pating in activities to strengthen campus spiritual life. (EAC167)

Donald M. Constable Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is in memory of Donald M. Constable and is given to worthy junior or senior Bethel University students in the College of Arts & Sciences who major in business, with a preference for those with an emphasis first in finance, then in accounting. Students must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to qualify. Students must demonstrate financial need. (EAC225)

Royden S. and Fern M. Dane Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was given in memory of Royden S. and Fern M. Dane and financed by their estate. The Dane Fund is to supply one or more scholarships for eligible students. (EAD047)

Deubener Juenemann Students of Color Scholarship

This scholarship is given by the Deubener Juenemann Foundation to undergraduate students of color who demonstrate financial need. (EAJ103)

Walter H. and Lydia Deubener Memorial Scholarships

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate stu­dents selected by the scholarship commit­tee. (EAD048)

Lillian Devine Memorial Biblical and Theological Studies Scholarship

This scholarship is to be given annually to deserv­ing junior and senior students of good scholarship who demonstrate interest and profi­cien­cy in biblical and theological studies and who are preparing for full-time Christian work. (EAD049)

Dwyer Nursing Endowment

In recognition of William and Ruth Dwyer’s interest in encouraging nursing as a professional career and through gifts from the Banner Health System, this fund awards worthy students who are pursuing a career in nursing. First preference is given to incoming students, then to continuing students. (EAD050)

Donald A. and Nadine F. Dye Scholarship

Awarded in honor of Donald and Nadine Dye to students with financial need who regularly attend a Converge Worldwide (BGC) church. (EAD219)

Esther V. Eastlund Memorial Scholarship

Each year a scholarship is given from the estate of Esther V. Eastlund to a worthy stu­dent studying for the ministry or for mission­ary work. (EAE051)

Sagrid E. Edman Undergraduate Nursing Scholarship

Established in honor of Dr. Edman, founding chair of the Bethel University nursing program in 1981 and chair of the Department of Nursing until her retirement in 1997, the fund assists worthy nursing students in the undergraduate nursing program. Selected by the nursing faculty, recipients are seniors who best exemplify excellence in clinical nursing practice, Christian care, and compassion; demonstrate leadership potential; and rank high academically. (EAE052)

Edwall Music Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship is awarded to a music major who is majoring in either voice or an instrument and who demonstrates financial need. (EAE053)

Elementary Education Encouragement Scholarship

This scholarship is given to an upperclassman who is majoring in elementary education without regard to financial need. The recipient must be in good scholastic standing and exhibit a strong Christian commitment. (EAE054)

Reuben and Ethel Englund Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship is given annually in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Englund by their children. The recipient is to be a musician, with prefer­ence given to a string per­former. (EAE056)

Amy M. Erickson Memorial Scholarships

These scholarships are given in memory of Amy M. Erickson to undergraduate students selected by the scholarship committee. (EAE057)

Dorothy Erickson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student selected by the scholarship committee who demonstrates financial need. (EAE058)

Fair Family Scholarship

The Fair Family Scholarship is awarded in recognition of Christian stewardship to a full-time college sophomore whose cumulative GPA is 3.0 or higher and who demonstrates active involvement in church activities. Preference is given to pre-seminarians pursuing a vocation in the pastorate, missions, or youth ministry. The scholarship is renewable for up to two years provided the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. (EAF060)

Colleen M. Feldman Psychology Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass students in the College of Arts & Sciences who are majoring in psychology and maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0. (EAF151)

David Maynard Frost Scholarship

The fund makes awards to students from single-family homes who demonstrate financial need, with preference given to dependents of widows and widowers. Awards of $1,000 may be renewed for students maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher. (EAF066)

Garven Family Fund Scholarship

This scholarship fund, established by David and Gayle Garven, provides three student scholarships. The Family Fund provides scholarships of $1,000 each to an incoming freshman, a provisional student, and an incoming minority student. The Jeffrey D. Garven Memorial Fund provides an award of $1,000 to a male sophomore or junior who has shown signs of spiritual maturity at Bethel and who places a high priority on Christian growth. First priority would go to a student from Minnetonka High School or a lacrosse player. (EAG063)

Geis Family College of Arts & Sciences ­Scholarship

Two scholarships are awarded to full-time Bethel University students who show high promise of future leadership and service and exhibit evidence of a strong Christian faith. Each recipient must be at least a sophomore in the year the scholarship is received and must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA unless other outstanding attributes are considered worthy of making an exception to this criterion. The scholarship is renewable provided the recipient meets the scholarship criteria and is making satisfactory progress toward graduation.­­ (EAG003)

Bonnie E. Goodwin Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is given to honor the memory of ­Bonnie Goodwin and to assist undergraduate students in great financial need. (EAG070)

Lester R. and Esther M. Granlund Encour­agement Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior of good scholastic standing with strong Christian commitment, regardless of financial need. (EAG071)

Gloria Grayum Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a nursing student who is preparing for mental health service, is in need of financial assistance, and has a GPA of 2.5 or above. (EAG072)

James B. and Christina Z. Green Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is given to full-or part-time Bethel University students in the College of Arts & Sciences who demonstrate need, maintain a 2.5 GPA, and are an employee, retiree, spouse, parent, sibling, direct descendant, or stepchild of an employee or retiree of Kemps LLC. One award per year will be given. (EAG261)

Gruez Physics Scholarship

Recipients of this scholarship are selected by the faculty of the Department of Physics and must be en­rolled in a calculus-based physics or pre-engi­neering program at Bethel. Candidates must also be involved in at least one extracurricular activity that is NOT direct­ly connected to physics, mathematics, or com­puters (e.g., per­forming arts, athletics, service projects, etc.). Up to three scholarships are awarded each year. (EAG073)

Charles and Marilyn Gustafson Nursing Scholar­ship

This annual scholarship is awarded to a deserving nursing student. (EAG075)

J. Alfred Gustafson Memorial Scholarship

An annual award is given from the estate of Mabel T. Danielson, J. Alfred Gustafson’s daughter, as an en­couragement to a worthy student. (EAG074)

Margaret-Rose Guthrie Memorial Scholarship

This is an annual scholarship established in memory of Margaret-Rose Guthrie by family and friends. The recipient will be at least a junior who demonstrates scholastic ability, expresses an interest in service to others (not necessarily in a Christian field), and is a member of a Baptist affiliation. (EAG076)

Sara Haile-Selassie Scholarship

In recognition of a woman of color who overcame great difficulties in coming to America and then pursuing with excellence an education in the sciences at Bethel, this scholarship will be awarded to students of color and international students at Bethel University who are pursuing a degree in the sciences. (EAH077)

Truman and Verna Halvorsen Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students who are preparing for careers in Christian ministry or education, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need. (EAH078)

Ralph E. and Mary J. Hammond Scholarship

As an example of their commitment and generosity to serve both the College of Arts & Sciences and Bethel Seminary, professor Mary Hammond and her late husband professor Ralph Hammond give this scholarship to assist students in financial need at both schools. Previously two separate scholarships, this is awarded to College of Arts & Sciences students planning to teach in the public school system in even years and Bethel Seminary students planning to work in ministry in odd years. (EAH001)

Irene Hanwell Memorial Nursing Scholarships

Two annual scholarships are given from the estate of Irene Hanwell to nurs­ing stu­dents prepar­ing for Christian mission service who demonstrate financial need. (EAH080)

Irene Hanwell Memorial Scholarship

This annual scholarship is given in mem­ory of Irene Hanwell by Mrs. Millie Hanwell to a student whose life exemplifies a sincere Christian commit­ment and who demonstrates financial need. (EAH081)

Leonard and Doris Hasselblad Memorial Scholarship

This award is given by the family of Leon­ard O. Hasselblad of San Jose, California, to per­petuate his long-standing relationship with Bethel University and to furth­er his desire to help young people secure an evangelical Christian educa­tion. (EAH082)

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship Fund

This scholar­ship has been funded by the Hearst Foundation with the intention of providing scholarship funds for students with financial need who intend to reside in the United States after completing their studies. (EAH085, EAH086)

Graydon Held Memorial Scholarship

An annual scholarship is granted to a quali­fied student demonstrating an interest and profi­cien­cy in business education and meet­ing estab­lished criteria of need and achieve­ment. This award is given in honor of Graydon Held, who served as comptroller at Bethel University from 1968 until his death in 1978. (EAH083)

Sheloa Hanson Hillman Memorial Scholarship

Two scholarships are given in memory of Sheloa ­Hanson Hillman ’74 by her family and friends. These scholarships are awarded to two female students who exhibit godly character and a competitive spirit. (EAH084)

Edith Holm and Lydia Holm Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship from the estates of Edith Holm and Lydia Holm is for students who demonstrate financial need and who have demonstrated initiative in earning a portion of their college expenses. The students must also have high academic standing and a Christian purpose. (EAH087)

Edna V. Holm Nursing Scholarship

Two scholarships will be awarded each year to nursing students contemplating missionary service and showing financial need. These scholarships are given in memory of Edna V. Holm, who graduat­ed in 1929 from Mounds Midway School of Nursing and served as a missionary with her husband in Assam, India, and Ethiopia. (EAH088)

Lydia Holm Scholarship Fund

An endowment established from the estate of Lydia Holm in appreciation of Bethel’s mission of excellence and Christian ministry, the fund is available to worthy students attending the College of Arts & Sciences at Bethel University. (EAH089)

Ralph T. and Karla Calais Holman Chemistry Endowment

The Ralph T. and Karla Calais Holman Chemistry Endowment is given to worthy Bethel University students in the College of Arts & Sciences who demonstrate need. First preference will be given to incoming students with a minimum ACT score of 27 (or comparable SAT score) and an interest in majoring in chemistry. The scholarship is renewable if students maintain a 3.3 GPA and continue to major in chemistry. (EAH252)

Lynn Cherie Hummel Memorial Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship was established in mem­ory of the life of Lynn Cherie Hummel, who died while she was a nursing student at Bethel. It is awarded annually to a promis­ing and dedicat­ed junior nursing student based on faculty recommenda­tion. (EAH090)

Fred and Ellen Jacobson Scholarship Fund

Established by Betty Jacobson in honor of her parents, awards are made to worthy students in the College of Arts & Sciences who are enrolled in the department of nursing or are pursuing a pre-medicine degree. The students must also demonstrate financial need. (EAJ091)

Jacol Computer Science Encouragement Award

This scholarship is given to deserving computer science students selected by the department faculty. (EAJ092)

John and Elaine Jahnke Scholarship for Children of Missionaries

This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate financial need and who have acquired their basic education in schools of a foreign country and/or who have been home-schooled. Recipients’ parents must be duly appointed career missionaries. (Short-term service does not qualify.) This does not include staff members of local churches and parachurch organizations. (EAJ094)

Thelma Jahnke Memorial Scholarship

An annual scholarship is given in memory of Thelma Jahnke to a junior or senior nursing student who demonstrates financial need. (EAJ093)

Janke Memorial Scholarship

An annual scholarship of $500 is provided by friends of the Janke family for an upper-level student majoring in history or political science. The recipient is nomi­nated by the faculty from the two departments. (EAJ095)

Albert H. and Edythe M. Jensen Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established to per­petuate the influence of Mr. and Mrs. Albert H. Jensen and as a memorial also to Joanne Jensen Trettien, a former Bethel student. It is to provide financial aid and encouragement to Bethel University students who show profi­ciency in music and meet the estab­lished require­ments of need and academic achieve­ment. (EAJ096)

Doris Ruth Johnson Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is awarded to worthy students in the College of Arts & Sciences with proven leadership skills who demonstrate financial need. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and exhibit Christian character and a well-rounded balance of scholarship, work, service, and worship. (EAJ206)

Elizabeth Tobey Johnson Scholarship for Nursing Education

An annual scholarship is given in memory of ­Elizabeth Tobey Johnson by her child­ren to a junior or senior nursing student who shows a strong aptitude for patient care. (EAJ097)

James E. and Louella K. Johnson History Scholarship

This scholarship was established to perpetuate the influence of James E. Johnson and to provide financial aid and encouragement to a Bethel University history student who has indicated financial need and excellence in scholar­ship. (EAJ098)

Lawrence Robert Johnson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is established as a memorial to Lawrence Johnson, a husband, father, and successful businessman, by his family that dearly loved him and miss him. Students in the College of Arts & Sciences majoring in history are eligible, with preference to those planning to teach in secondary education or attend seminary. (EAJ224)

Linda Ostrom Johnson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is given to a Bethel University ­student who has been accepted into the ele­men­tary ­education major. Preference should be given to ­Minnesota residents from the east-central areas around Cambridge or Mora. (EAJ101)

Russell W. and Margaret Johnson Scholarship

An annual award given by alumnus William Slivka, Class of 1953, in recognition of Russell W. Johnson, biology professor at Bethel from 1951-1976, who excelled as a teacher and influenced the lives and careers of many students. It is to be awarded to the most promising junior who is a pre-medical student. (EAJ100)

Ardys Jordan Memorial Music Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a junior ­College of Arts & Sciences student who is studying music at Bethel University. Preference is given to a student from North Dakota. Award can be given again for the senior year if the student continues his or her program and makes acceptable academic progress. (EAJ201)

Janice Turnblom Jorgensen Memorial Schol­arship

This scholarship, given by the husband of Janice ­Turnblom, was originally established at Mounds ­Midway School of Nursing of which Mrs. Jorgensen was a graduate. The scholarship was transferred to Bethel University in 1993. Grants are given to Bethel nursing program students planning employment in the nursing home field upon graduation. (EAJ102)

Fred W. Julius Scholarship

This scholarship is given to a Bethel University ­College of Arts & Sciences student who is studying either science or biblical and theological studies. (EAJ104)

Gladys Kleinsasser Memorial Scholarship for Medical Mission

This scholarship is awarded to any undergraduate upperclass student with a 2.5 GPA or higher, who has an intention and/or career goal of medical missions. (EAK108)

Harland and Pauline Knight Family Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to sophomores, juniors, or seniors majoring in the field of education with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.75. (EAK106)

Jeff Koenigsberg Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is established in loving memory of Jeff, who died of cancer in 1996 at the age of 13. It is intended to be awarded to a promising art student with financial need, who demonstrates exceptional and genuine talent, in recognition of Jeff’s unique personality, creative nature, and promising artistic ability. This scholarship is intended for returning students majoring in visual arts, upon the recommendation and confirmation of the art department faculty, as an encouragement to students to develop their God-given gifts within a Christian environment. (EAK109)

Gunnar Kronholm Business Scholarship

In honor of former banker, Bethel administrator, and adjunct faculty member Gunnar Kronholm, whose life exemplified faithful Christian service and ethical business practice, this scholarship is awarded to students majoring in business in the College of Arts & Sciences. (EAK110)

C. Richard Lane Multicultural Stu­dent Memorial Scholarship

This gift has been given to encourage multi­cul­tural students in all areas of their college life. The award is given to multi­cultural stu­dents with financial need and demonstrated qualities of leadership and character. (EAL117)

Rholan E. Larson Scholarship

In memory of Rholan E. Larson, this scholarship is given to worthy Bethel University College of Arts & Sciences students who demonstrate financial need. (EAL246)

John A. and Ethel M. Lee Journalism Schol­arship

An annual scholarship is given to a student who shows interest and proficiency in jour­nal­ism and has financial need. Proceeds from the Martin Erickson Memorial Scholarship partially fund this scholarship. (EAL107)

Emily L. Lewis Scholarship

The fund awards worthy students who demonstrate financial need, with preference given to those pursuing a teaching career. (EAL112)

Harold and Gertrude Lidbom Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Harold and Gertrude Lidbom, this scholarship is given to students in the College of Arts and Sciences who demonstrate financial need. (EAL114)

Harry Nels and Jeannette Lindberg Scholarship

This scholarship is given by the family of Harry Nels and Jeanette Lindberg to honor their commitment to Christ. It is given to worthy College of Arts & Sciences students who demonstrate financial need. (EAL240)

Dwight Lindbloom Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to education majors in good standing who anticipate a career in public education teach­ing. (EAL115)

Janet M. Lindquist M.D. Scholarship Fund

The Janet M. Lindquist, MD Scholarship Fund is to be awarded to worthy college of arts and sciences students at Bethel University who are pursuing a professional career in medicine and demonstrate financial need. (EAL269)

David and Richard Lissner Memorial Scholarship

An annual scholarship is given in memory of David Lissner, former president of the Bethel Foundation, and in memory of his son, Richard Lissner, to a student who demonstrates financial need, with preference given to a student from a rural area. (EAL116)

James R. Lonn Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student who has a 2.0 GPA or above and who demonstrates finan­cial need. (EAL118)

Margaret Magnuson Scholarship

Established by Dr. Warren Magnuson in memory of his wife in appreciation for kindness and care shown to her by the staff of Friendship Village of Bloomington, Minn., the scholarship is awarded to students pursuing nursing or related caring professions who have been/are/desire to be employed by Friendship Village of Bloomington. (EAM120)

Pearl B. Magnuson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need, in remembrance of the life of Pearl Magnuson. (EAM121)

Wilbur and Ruth Marker Music Scholarship

The scholarship is available to a worthy music student in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences who demonstrates financial need. (EAM122)

Katie Marriott Scholarships

Awards are made annually to undergraduate music students (preferably members of a Bethel ­instrumental ensemble) and to nursing students with financial need and Christian character. (EAM123, EAM124)

James and Norma Mason Speech Scholarship

This award is given annually to a deserv­ing upper-division student in the area of speech. (EAM125)

Harold and Winifred McClure Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is given to worthy College of Arts & Sciences students who demonstrate financial need. (EAM245)

Dr. Ruth Eckert McComb Memorial Schol­arship

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate upperclassman who demonstrates financial need and who has excel­lent aca­dem­ic perfor­mance along with a deep commit­ment to Christ and His ser­vice. (EAM126)

Garvin and Lynne N. McGettrick Music Scholarship

This endowment is given by Garvin and Lynne McGettrick in memory of Lynne’s parents to provide private music lessons for students of evident Christian commitment, musical ability, and financial need. (EAN138)

Elizabeth C. Miller Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is given to worthy Bethel University students in the College of Arts & Sciences who are admitted in the Fresh Start Program and are committed Christ-followers. Its purpose is to encourage and inspire a worthy student’s journey towards success. (EAM262)

Minnesota Multicultural Student Endowment Fund

This award is given to promote educational opportunities for Minnesota multicultural students who demonstrate financial need. The funds in this endowment are provided by the St. Paul Companies. (EAM128, EAM129)

Minnesota Private College Fund Scholarships 

The Minnesota Private College Fund provides approximately 20 annual scholarships for Bethel ­University students. These scholarships are funded by the generous donations of private businesses and foundations, such as Access & Equity Pooled Scholarship Fund, Buuck Family Foundation Scholarship, Cargill Diversity Scholarship, Cargill Access & Equity Scholarship, Cargill Galileo Scholarship, Carlson Foundation Scholarship, Galileo Pooled Scholarship, B.C. ­Gamble and P.W. Foundation Scholarship, Graco Foundation Scholarship, Medtronic Foundation Scholarship, Meslow First-Generation ­Scholarship, Minnesota Scholars Fund, Securian Foundation Scholarship, Tennant Company Diversity Scholarship, UPS Foundation Scholarship, Wells Fargo Foundation Scholarship, and Xcel Energy ­Foundation ­Scholarship. Recipients are selected by the Office of Financial Aid from eligible financial aid applicants.

Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants Endowed Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is given to an accounting major (Junior or Senior) who intends to sit for the CPA exam, maintains a 3.25 GPA or higher and demonstrates financial need. (EAM265)

Minority Student Endowment Fund

This award is given out of concern for pro­moting educational opportunities for worthy minority students who demonstrate financial need. The funds for this endow­ment are made available in memory of Pamela Baltz, Sabina Gustafson, and Berta Osbeck. (EAM130)

Missionaries’ and Pastors’ Dependents Schol­ar­ship

These scholarships are awarded to dependents of missionaries and pastors who demonstrate financial need and academic ­potential. (EAM131, EAM132)

JoAnn Moberg Memorial/Friends of Bethel Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is given in honor of the memory of JoAnn Moberg’s life of dedication to God, family, and ministry through nursing to junior or senior nursing students who demonstrate financial need as well as academic excellence and service to Christ. It is funded by ­family, friends, and the Friends of Bethel. (Formerly known as the Bethel Auxiliary, FOB was a group of volunteers who met regularly to pray for Bethel and provide student scholarships and faculty grants.) JoAnn’s life was marked by Christian love, a humble spirit, and academic excellence. JoAnn was an FOB member since its founding in 1991. (EAM133)

Oliver Mogck Vocal Scholarship

This scholarship is given in honor of Oliver Mogck and his career training and guiding students in voice instruction as the chair of the Bethel Department of Music. An award will be given to assist worthy undergraduate vocal students in the College of Arts & Sciences. (EAM210)

John and Dorothy Morley College Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is intended to assist College of Arts & Sciences students who exhibit financial need. (EAM217)

Mary Jo Monson/Mounds-Midway School of Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is for worthy students enrolled in the undergraduate nursing program of Bethel University who demonstrate a servant’s spirit, are in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or above, and demonstrate financial need. (EAM254)

Mounds Midway Nursing Scholarships

Five scholarships are awarded annually to incoming freshmen who intend to major in nursing and who demonstrate financial need. These scholarships are renewable for the sophomore, junior, and senior years, provided the recipient remains a nursing student in good standing and continues to demonstrate need. This scholarship is intended to continue the fine tradition of educating Christian nurses who began at the Mounds Mid­way School of Nursing under the sponsorship of the ­Baptist Hospital Fund. (EAM141, EAM143)

Mounds Midway School of Nursing Memorial Scholarship

Established by alumni of Mounds Midway School of Nursing in honor and in memory of its students and faculty, the fund is used to assist worthy Bethel University undergraduate nursing students who demonstrate financial need. (EAM145)

James R. Mullins Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of James R. Mullins ‘69 to assist any students who demonstrate financial need. (EAM134)

Raymond and Esther Jorgenson Mullins ­Memorial Scholarship Fund

In memory of Raymond and Esther Jorgenson ­Mullins, this scholarship will be awarded to ­worthy Bethel University students in the College of Arts & Sciences who demonstrate financial need. (EAM135)

Vera Narregang Piano Scholarship

This scholarship was established in appreciation of Vera Narregang and is awarded annually to an outstanding piano emphasis music major upon the recommen­dation of the faculty of the Department of Music. (EAN136)

Nels A. and Irene M. Nelson Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is given in memory of Nels and Irene Nelson to worthy Bethel University students in the College of Arts & Sciences who demonstrate need. Preference given to students who participate in extra-curricular athletics. (EAN264)

Stephen F. Nelson Memorial Scholarship

Established in memory of Bethel alumnus Stephen Nelson who taught high school physics and had a business career at Honeywell, this fund is to encourage future generations to honor and glorify God as they pursue their studies at Bethel and their careers. (EAN144)

Nontraditional Age Scholarship

An annual award is made to enable a student of nontraditional age who would otherwise lack sufficient funds to attend Bethel University. (EAN140)

Edwin G. and Lillian E. Nordell Memorial Scholarship Fund

Ed and Lillian Nordell were committed to the Lord and to Christian education. Because of this, their children have honored them with this scholarship to assist worthy Bethel University College of Arts & Sciences students who demonstrate financial need. (EAN231)

John Nordquist Memorial Music Scholar­ship

This music scholarship is awarded to a serious performer whose aim is to glorify God through his or her art. (EAN142)

Gertrude Nyborg Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship has been given in memory of Miss Gertrude Nyborg by Mrs. Carl A. Schultz of Meriden, Connecticut. The recipi­ent must have a cumulative GPA of 3.6 or better. (EAN146)

Marvin T. Nystrom Scholarship Endowment

This annual scholarship is awarded to a deserving student who demonstrates financial need without designa­tion of any particular discipline. The recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and be a U.S. citizen. The award is made to a student who will be a junior during the first year of the award, and will be renewed during his or her senior year if the student continues to meet the above requirements. (EAN147)

Marilyn Olsen/Class of 1965 Scholarship

In memory of Marilyn Olsen ’65, this scholarship is given to female students of Bethel University’s College of Arts & Sciences. (EAO204)

Dr. Olaf S. Olsen Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is given to worthy Bethel University College of Arts & Sciences students who are majoring in history and demonstrate need. (EAO260)

Lloyd M. and Elsie B. Olson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship should be awarded to worthy Bethel University students in the College of Arts & Sciences from Forest City, Iowa. First consideration will be given to first-year students who demonstrate financial need. The award may be renewed after the first year. (EAO148)

Pamela G. Olson Mathematics/Physics Scholarship

The fund was established to assist worthy Bethel University students who demonstrate financial need and who are majoring in mathematics or physics in the College of Arts & Sciences. The award is available to undergraduates and is renewable if an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher is maintained. (EAO200)

Karl A. Olsson Memorial Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to Bethel University students enrolled in the nursing program. (EA0149)

Oscar E. and Mary Ostling Memorial Scholarship

Awards are granted to worthy Bethel undergraduate students in memory of Oscar and Mary Ostling, Swedish immigrants and active members of Salem Baptist Church of Chicago. The Ostlings were involved in establishing the world mission board of the Baptist General Conference and with women’s ministries of the conference. (EAO151)

Ruth M. Palmquist Scholarship

A scholarship is given from the estate of Mrs. Jennie Thornburg Jennings for a female student needing financial assistance. (EAP152)

David A. Parod Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is set up to assist worthy Bethel ­University students in the College of Arts & Sciences who demonstrate financial need, maintain a GPA of at least 2.0, and exhibit godly character and a competitive spirit outside the classroom. (EAP153)

Muriel Paulson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to any Bethel University student working toward a degree in Christian education. The recipient must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. (EAP154)

Leroy and Twyla Pederson Scholarship

This scholarship is given to a worthy junior or senior in the College of Arts & Sciences who is majoring in mathematics/computer science and has a GPA of 3.0 or better. First preference is to a student who is a dependent of pastors or missionaries. (EAP249)

Pepsi-Cola Company and Bethel Campus Store Scholarship

Established with funding from the Pepsi-Cola Company, this scholarship is awarded to a student with financial need who comes from a single-parent home. (EAP155)

Thomas A. Perkins Memorial Music Scholarship

This scholarship is given to assist worthy music majors who demonstrate financial need. (EAP156)

Bertha Petersen Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by an ­en­dowment from Bertha Petersen’s estate to assist worthy students. An annual award is made to a student who has a 3.6 cum­ula­tive GPA. (EAP157)

Peterson/Krohnolm Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available to worthy Bethel University College of Arts & Sciences students who are majoring in nursing or modern world languages and demonstrate financial need. (EAP239)

Bob Peterson Business Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a freshman who demonstrates financial need and who intends to major in business, participates in extracurricular activities, demonstrates spiritual leadership, ranks in the upper third of his or her high school class, and has a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Renewable for up to three years if recipient is a business major, involved in extracurricular activities, has a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, and demonstrates leadership in campus ministry activities. It may be awarded to a sophomore or junior business major who demonstrates financial need and meets the above criteria, upon recommendation of faculty or staff (if freshman not available). (EAP158)

Doraine Peterson Business Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a freshman who demonstrates financial need, has declared an interest to major in business, and who maintains extracurricular participation in music. The recipient should demonstrate spiritual leadership, be involved in campus activities, and have a 3.2 GPA while in high school. The scholarship may be awarded to an upperclassman if a freshman candidate is not available. This scholarship is renewable for up to three years if the student continues to meet the above listed qualifications and maintains a 3.0 overall GPA. (EAP159)

R. W. Peterson Scholarship in Physics

This scholarship is awarded to a Bethel University student in the College of Arts & Sciences who is an exceptional physics or engineering major with financial need while in the process of completing both semesters of General Physics I and II. The student will be chosen by full-time physics faculty members as based on Physics I and Physics II academic records in conjunction with recommendations of the instructor(s) of these classes. In addition to written exam performance, the student’s passion for physics and engineering, lab project excellence, potential for undergraduate research at Bethel, and likelihood of future graduate work may impact the instructor’s recommendations. (EAP235)

Sena Petry Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student selected by the scholarship commit­tee. (EAP160)

Esther Phillips Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is in honor of the life and nursing service of Mrs. Esther Zak Phillips. It shall be used to assist worthy nursing students who demonstrate financial need. (EAP229)

Virginia E. and Susan J. Port Memorial Scholar­ship

This scholarship is given annually by Dr. Wilbert Port in memory of his wife, Virginia, and his daugh­ter, Susan. Susan graduated from Bethel in 1975 and was a member of the Bethel Choir. This award is given to a member of the Bethel Choir who is in need of financial assistance. (EAP161)

Danielle Joy Pound Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship honors the life of Danielle Joy Pound whose life was cut short on May 17, 2008, in a car accident just days from completing her junior year at Bethel. Danielle enjoyed life and lived it to the fullest. Her caring, outgoing personality and love for Jesus will be remembered by all who knew her. The award goes to a College of Arts & Sciences student with financial need. (EAP223)

President’s Scholarship

Formerly known as the Pooled Endowment Scholarship, the President’s Scholarship is awarded to top scholars in the College of Arts & Sciences at Bethel University. This is a non-need-based scholarship. (EAP162)

Professor’s Restaurant Scholarship

This scholarship is set up to assist worthy Bethel University students in the College of Arts & Sciences who have demonstrated exemplary Christian character, who have made a constructive contribution to campus life and who are making academic progress. Students must also demonstrate need. (EAP163)

Kari Rasmussen Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is given in memory of Kari Rasmussen, an alum who loved her time at Bethel and contributed much to the music department. It is given to students who show financial need and are juniors or seniors taking private music lessons at Bethel, with preference given to wind symphony members. (EAR232)

Reader’s Digest Foundation Scholarship

Four annual scholarships are awarded from a fund provided by Reader’s Digest to students with superior academic standing who demonstrate financial need. (EAR165)

Dr. James A. Reynhout Scholarship in Biology

This scholarship is named after James K. Reynhout, who served for 28 years as professor of biological sciences. In honor of his parents, who were lifelong missionaries, the award is given to College of Arts & Sciences junior and senior biology and pre-med students who plan to be involved in missions nationally or internationally. (EAR209)

Edgar and Doris Ritchie Scholarship in Humanities

This scholarship is established in honor of the parents of Daniel Ritchie, professor of English, who founded Bethel’s humanities program in 2002. It is awarded to a student who has finished the humanities program and has demonstrated a commitment to liberal arts education in the service of Christ. (EAR259)

Harold and Velma Rixe Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is given in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Rixe to undergraduate students selected by the scholarship committee. (EAR164)

Robertson Family Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established in recognition of Ervin H. Robertson to assist Bethel University College of Arts & Sciences students pursuing careers in health sciences, education, or ministry. Students must demonstrate financial need. (EAR247)

Rocky Mountain Scholarship

An annual award is given to a student who repre­sents the Rocky Mountain Baptist Con­fer­ence area, possesses leadership potential in terms of Christian character, and demon­strates financial need. In the event no student from the Rocky Mountain area qualifies, it may be given to a student from anoth­er area. The award may be granted to one student or may be divided among two or more. (EAR168)

Betty Royer Memorial Piano Scholarship

This scholarship was established in appreciation of Betty Royer. It is awarded annually to an outstand­ing piano-emphasis music major upon the recom­mendation of the faculty of the Department of Music. (EAR172)

Betty Royer Memorial Voice Scholarship

This scholarship was established in appre­ciation of Betty Royer. It is awarded annual­ly to an outstand­ing voice-emphasis music major upon the recom­mendation of the faculty of the Department of ­Music. (EAR169)

Emily Grace Rudolph Scholarship Fund

This scholarship honors the life of Emily Rudolph, a 2005 College of Arts & Sciences nursing graduate who passed away on December 31, 2007. Her life was remarkable and was characterized by her service in the inner-city, orphanages, homeless shelters, and public health clinics with which she volunteered. This award goes to College of Arts & Sciences nursing students who have financial need and are involved in a cross-cultural experience. (EAR218)

Bernard A. and Winnie L. Rust Christian Ministry Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to an undergraduate student preparing for Christian minis­try. (EAR170)

Bernard A. and Winnie L. Rust Music Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to an undergraduate student majoring or minoring in music. (EAR171)

Alice L. Ryan Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is given in memory of Alice L. Ryan, her love for God, and commitment to students. It is given to students in the College of Arts & Sciences in the elementary education degree program who demonstrate financial need. (EAR208)

Marie Salmonson Scholarship Fund

Marie Salmonson was an honor student and graduate of Bethel Academy, Class of 1929. She faithfully supported Bethel University and her home church, Emmanuel Baptist (Mora, Minnesota), all her life. Her life ended in 2010 just two weeks short of her 99th birthday. A tireless, dedicated servant, she served as county auditor of Kanabec County for 37 years and in various capacities in her church for more than 51 years. She was a careful investor and left a legacy that will live on in the lives of the Bethel students who benefit from the scholarship that bears her name. It is awarded to worthy College of Arts & Sciences ­students who demonstrate financial need. (EAS238)

Dr. Russell and Inez Sather Scholarship for Ele­mentary Education

This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in elementary education. Recipients must be recom­mended by the faculty and maintain a 3.0 or better GPA. Preference will be given first to students from Polk, Red Lake, Marshall, Pennington, Norman, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, and Clearwater counties in Minnesota. Awarding will commence in the sophomore year and continue through the senior year. (EAS173)

Dr. Russell and Inez Sather Scholarship for the Health Sciences

This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in a healthcare professional program. Recipients must be recom­mended by the faculty and maintain a 3.0 or better GPA. Preference will be given first to students from Polk, Red Lake, Marshall, Pennington, Norman, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, and Clearwater counties in Minnesota. Awarding will commence in the sophomore year and contin­ue through the senior year. (EAS175)

Lucille M. Saxon Scholarship in Missions

This scholarship is awarded annually to an upper­classman who has indicated serious interest in a missions career and is exhibiting interest through success in appro­pri­ate course work and missions-related extracurricular activities.­ (EAS174)

Susan K. Saxon/Mounds Midway School of Nursing Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is in memory of Susan K. Saxon, a graduate of the Mounds Midway School of Nursing, in recognition of her interest in caring for coronary patients and her devotion to the cause of Christ. An annual scholarship is awarded to College of Arts & Sciences nursing students who are interested in pursuing a career in coronary nursing and demonstrate financial need. (EAS213)

Senior Class Royal Legacy Scholarship Endowment

This scholarship is given by students of the senior class—past, present, and future—to be a blessing to fellow Royals and welcome them into this community of believers. An award is given to full-time freshmen or incoming transfer students in the College of Arts & Sciences who have financial need. (EAR214)

Myrtle M. Shaver Memorial Nursing Scholarships

Several scholarships are awarded annually to Bethel University students working toward a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. (EAS176)

Eunice Singfeldt Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is given in memory of Eunice Singfeldt to Bethel University students in the College of Arts & Sciences who demonstrate need. (EAS263)

C. Howard Smith Music Scholarship Endowment

This scholarship is in honor of C. Howard Smith, professor of music at Bethel University, who was dedicated to music education and the integration of music and spiritual life. This scholarship is awarded to music majors with a preference to students who exhibit a balance of scholarship, musical ability, and service. This is renewable if recipient maintains an overall GPA of 3.3. (EAS177)

W. Robert Smith Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student of any concentration or vocational goal who expresses serious interest in serving in a leadership capacity in an evangelical Chris­tian church. This award is in honor of Dr. W. Robert Smith who was an intern pastor at Trinity Bible Church in Phoenix, Arizona. The recipient shall be at least a junior, attain and main­tain at least a 3.0 GPA, demonstrate need, give evidence of future success, and be recom­mended by the major profes­sor and depart­ment instructional personnel. (EAS178)

Wilbur and Pearl Sorley College Scholarship

This scholarship honors Wilbur and Pearl Sorley who both graduated from Bethel Seminary and served the Lord as missionaries to India. It was their desire to assist worthy and needy students who are committed to giving their lives to share the good news of Jesus Christ. (EAS227)

Spirit of Unity Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students of minority heritage who demonstrate financial need and are from the United States. Preference is given to Minnesota residents. The award is renewable if overall GPA of 2.5 or higher is maintained. (EAS202)

Bill and Becky Ann Stewart Scholarship

An annual scholarship is provided by Bill and Becky Ann Stewart for students who desire to enter a Christian field of en­deavor or who wish to be effective in spreading the word of Christ as lay persons in a profession of their choice. (EAS180)

Mr. and Mrs. Sidney L. Stolte Scholarship

This scholarship is given annually in mem­ory of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney L. Stolte to a senior who has shown leadership, character, and scho­lastic achievement and is prepar­ing to serve God in world missions. (EAS181)

Student Senate Scholarship

Funded by the College of Arts & Sciences Student Senate, this annual award is given to a student who has rendered outstanding service to the Bethel Student Government. The recipient must have a 2.5 GPA or better and may not be a current Senate member. (EAS008)

Elvira M. Svard Scholarship

The fund awards worthy students who demonstrate financial need and who are pursuing a teaching career. (EAS182)

Grace Ann Larson Swanson Scholarship

This scholarship is given in memory of Grace Ann Larson Swanson to assist worthy Bethel University CAS students who demonstrate need and are pursuing a professional career in elementary education. Preference is given to students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. (EAS258)

Theatre Arts and Visual Arts Scholarship

This award is given to worthy and needy College of Arts & Sciences students who are majoring in theatre arts and are planning to use these talents in Christian ministry. Leslie M. Funk established this scholarship to help assist college students and to help the cause of Christ though Bethel University. (EAT220)

Theatre Arts Endowed Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is awarded by the Department of Theatre Arts faculty to encourage outstanding drama students. (EAT211)

Larry Tilleskjor Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is given to worthy Bethel University College of Arts & Sciences students who are pursuing a degree in chemistry with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need. (EAT205)

Ron Tschetter/Dain Rauscher Scholarship

Established in honor of Ron Tschetter by the Dain Rauscher Foundation for his years of service, the fund awards worthy junior and senior students who are pursuing a career in business. Qualified applicants will be required to demonstrate financial need. (EAT183)

Ralph E. Twite Memorial Scholarship

Two annual scholarships are awarded to third- or fourth-year students in music and business (one scholarship in each area). Recipients must be the top students in their major. (EAT184, EAT185)

Urban Youth Leadership Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is awarded to worthy Bethel University students with financial need wo qualify as ACT-SIX participants or are among the underserved populatins in the urban Twin Cities area. (EAU270)

Astrid and Ray Van Hoy College Scholarship

This scholarship is in honor of Astrid and Ray Van Hoy. Astrid held a long-standing appreciation for caring and capable ministers of the gospel. It was through her careful savings that this scholarship has been made possible to College of Arts & Sciences students who have financial need and are preparing for pastoral ministry. It was her hope that this scholarship would enable recipients to study at Bethel and pursue God’s call to the pastorate. (EAV228)

Frank J. and Eileen J. Voth Scholarship

This fund is established in honor of the ministry of Frank and Eileen Voth with deep gratitude to God for His provision throughout their life together. Awards are given to children of Converge Worldwide (BGC) pastors or missionaries who show academic promise and who demonstrate financial need. (EAV186)

Wallendorf Scholarship Endowment

This scholarship has been established by Paul ­Wallendorf ’26 in loving memory of his wife, Helen, and his daughter, Barbara. It is awarded annually to students who demonstrate financial need with a cumula­tive GPA of at least 3.6. (EAW187)

Robert Weaver Scholarship

In honor of Dr. Weaver’s 26 years of service to the University, the intended spirit of this endowment is to award a deserving student who has, by process of scholarship and application, and in consultation with the Business faculty, demonstrated a passion for the furtherance of the virtues of peace, justice, equality, and the ability to view the world from the perspective of those who are themselves most in need; this within the context of a Small Business education. The candidate for this award must be: an upper-classman; majoring in Business with preference for those in the entrepreneur program; demonstrating a passion for use of their gifts to those in need.

Maurice and Germaine Wessman Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded in memory of Maurice (Duff) Wessman and Germaine (Gerry) Wessman who loved the Lord and His Bethel with all their hearts. This scholarship is awarded to College of Arts & Sciences international students. (EAW190)

Wheelock Parkway Baptist Church Memorial Scholarship

Upon the dissolution of the Wheelock Park­way Baptist Church, it was decid­ed to estab­lish a scholarship fund to assist Bethel University students who demonstrate Christian commit­ment and character, maintain aca­demic achievement, and demonstrate financial need. (EAW191)

Bill and Ruth Widen Memorial Scholarship

An annual scholarship is given to a female student with ultimate plans for missionary nursing or other missionary service. (EAW196)

Helen E. Widen Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student select­ed by the scholarship committee who demonstrates financial need. (EAW194)

Margaret E. Widen Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded in memory of Margaret E. Widen to a Bethel University student. (EAW195)

Mildred M. Widen Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded in memory of Mildred M. Widen to a Bethel University student. (EAW197)

Wilmot Road Baptist Church Scholarship

Upon the dissolution of the Wilmot Road Baptist Church, its members decided to establish a scholar­ship fund to assist Bethel University students. (EAW198)

Alfred J. and Rosalie Wingblade Scholarship

A scholarship is given as a mem­orial to Alfred and Rosalie Wingblade’s 42 years of service to Bethel. A.J. Wingblade served as princi­pal of Bethel Academy begin­ning in 1907 and as profes­sor of Greek and Christian educa­tion at Bethel College. The award is given to a promising student who has dem­onstrated apti­tude for the use of the Greek language in New Testament studies. (EAW199)

Fern Worm, Lynne Petersen Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is given in memory of Fern A. Worm, who worked as chief nurse for Whirl­pool in St. Paul, Minn., for 29 years. It is awarded to a Bethel ­University upperclassman majoring in nursing. (EAW192)

David F. and Vicki D. Ylkanen Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is given by the Ylkanens, recognizing their lifelong interest in young people and education. It is awarded to students majoring in business, communication, education, or nursing who demonstrate financial need and whose Christian faith and witness are evident. (EAY207)

Financial Aid Programs

Financial aid comes in two categories: gift aid (grants and scholarships) and self-help aid (loans and student employment).

A scholarship is a gift given in recognition of academic achievement; special talents; or contribution to church, school, or community. Visit bethel.edu/undergrad/financial-aid/types/scholarships for additional information.

A grant is a gift given usually on the basis of financial need. Visit bethel.edu/undergrad/financial-aid/types/grants for additional information about federal, state, and Bethel programs.

A loan must be repaid. Student loan programs allow you to borrow money at low interest rates to help pay for your education. Visit bethel.edu/undergrad/financial-aid/types/loans for additional information.

Student employment allows a student to earn a portion of his/her college expenses by working a part-time job on campus or in an off-campus community service position. Visit bethel.edu/undergrad/financial-aid/types/student-employment for additional information.