Lorraine Missling Scholarship

Departments: Business Communication Categories: Business | Business Communication
Amount A variable number of awards up to $4,300. Total amount available is $4,300.
Availability Annually
Eligibility Criteria This scholarship provides three types of awards:

The first is the Lorraine Missling Business Communication Award. There is a total amount of $1,000 awarded annually. These awards are split between the recipients deemed most worthy by the Business Communications faculty.

Criteria for this award:
  • Recipients must be enrolled at UW-Eau Claire. 
  • Recipients are chosen based on their performance in Business Writing, Business Presentations, and Business Communications classes.
The second award is the Lorraine Missling Future Business Leaders Association (FBLA) Scholarship. This scholarship offers two awards of $300 each, with a total amount available of $600. This scholarship is awarded by a selection committee composed of:
  • Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) state advisor or a representative as selected by the PBL Executive Board.
  • FBLA state advisor or a representative as selected by the FBLA Executive Board.
Criteria for this award:
  • Recipient must currently be a member of Wisconsin Future Business Leaders Association (FBLA).
  • Must be of senior standing at the secondary level.
    • Preference may be given to a business education major, but it is not required.
Application Procedure For the Business Communication Award; faculty from the Business Communication program will nomiate students. For the FBLA Scholarship; each local FBLA may submit one application to the Scholarship Administrator at the UW-Eau Claire Foundation office and to Wisconsin's state FBLA office.
Application Deadline For the FBLA Schoalrship; the completed application form must be postmarked no later than January 1 of the year that the scholarship will be presented.
Selection Procedure

For the Business Communication Award; candidates will be reviewed by a selection committee of the Business Communications faculty members.

For the FBLA Scholarship:

  • Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) state advisor or a representative as selected by the PBL Executive Board.
  • FBLA state advisor or a representative as selected by the FBLA Executive Board.

 

Selection Deadline April 15 for the FBLA Scholarship.
Notification

For the Business Communications Award, the chair of the Business Communications program will fill out and submit a scholarship award form to the Financial Aid office.

For the FBLA Scholarship:
Payment of the scholarship will be made after written verification of the recipient's successful completion of first semester coursework. Verification should be sent to the Scholarship Administrator at the UW-Eau Claire Foundation, who will send a written payment request to the UW-Eau Claire Financial Aid office.

For students not enrolled at UW-Eau Claire, the Scholarship Administrator will send the scholarship payment to the university the student is attending.

Thank You A thank-you note should be sent to Alvera Peterson in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation office. Ms. Peterson is the sister of the late Dr. Missling.