||One award of $4,700.
| Eligibility Criteria
||First priority is given to students who are U.S. service veterans with a science education major in biology, chemistry or physics and planning to teach after graduation. If no veteran in need of financial assistance is available, a direct family member with financial need (spouse, child or grandchild) of a veteran shall be considered to be eligible to apply for the scholarship. If no science education majors with the veteran connections qualify, any major in biology, chemistry or physics who is a veteran or direct family member of a veteran with financial need should be considered. Students should have a major GPA of at least 3.0 or above.
| Application Procedure
For all applicants, go to the Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network. If you are a Teacher Education major, complete the Teacher Education Scholarship Application. If you are not a Teacher Education major, complete the application appropriate for your major. If you are majoring in Biology, Chemistry, or Phyiscs and Astronomy, there are mechanisms in place to ensure your consideration for this award.
| Selection Procedure
||Recipients will be selected by a group consisting of a representative from each of the departmental Scholarship Committees. Applications will be evaluated both in terms of their academic merit and their compatibility with award eligibility criteria.
| Selection Deadline
||On or about April 1.
||The office of the associate dean of Education and Human Sciences will notify the recipient by letter. The recipient will be invited to participate in the College of Education and Human Sciences awards ceremony each spring.
| Special Notes
||The late Charlotte Grinsel had to interrupt her education. After serving in the Armed Forces during WWII, she was able to complete her education under the GI Bill. Upon completion of her degree, she served as a science teacher in several local schools. She created this scholarship to encourage students to follow a career in science teaching.
| Thank You
||The recipient should write a letter of thanks to Ralph and Norma Marking, and forward it to the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.