Henry Lippold Fellowship Fund

Departments: Communication and Journalism Categories: Communication and Journalism
Amount One award of $1,100.
Availability Annually
Eligibility Criteria Awarded to a continuing sophomore or junior with a declared major or minor in journalism. Candidates must have demonstrated a commitment to the broadcast news field. This fellowship consists of the scholarship funds and a three week mentoring/shadowing in the news department at KSTP-TV in Minneapolis-St. Paul during winter break.
Application Procedure Go to the Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network. Complete the Communication and Journalism Scholarship Application.
Selection Procedure The Communication and Journalism Scholarship Committee will select the recipient.
Selection Deadline Early to mid-April.

The chair of the department will send notification to the recipient.

The winner is expected to attend the Communication and Journalism Student Excellence Recognition Reception held the last day of spring classes.

Special Notes

Professor Henry Lippold's life and career represent the classic bridge between the academic and the broadcast industry. He received a BS in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a MS in journalism from Northwestern University.

Lippold taught broadcast journalism for a total of 43 years. From 1959 to 1972 he taught at the University of Illinois and was news director and anchor at the University's television station, WILL-TV. He established the broadcast journalism sequence at the UW-Eau Claire, teaching from 1972 to 2001.

In June 2002, he was inducted into the Wisconsin Broadcasters Hall of Fame. His commercial TV news career includes: anchor/reporter at WMT-AM/TV, Cedar Rapids, Iowa and WEAU-TV, Eau Claire. He began in radio in 1947 at WOSH, Oshkosh and later worked at WIBU, Poynette; WHA, Madison; WAXX/WAYY, Eau Claire; and WLS, Chicago.

Thank You A letter of gratitude addressed to Professor Henry Lippold should be submitted directly to the department program associate.