Willard and Carol Korn Scholarship

Departments: College of Nursing and Health Sciences | Information Systems Categories: Information Systems | Nursing
Amount One award of $300.

Annually-rotates between Nursing and Information Systems.

The 2015-16 award is determined by Information Systems.
The 2016-17 award is determined by Nursing.

Eligibility Criteria

Awarded alternately each year between the department of information systems and the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. On odd number years, an outstanding student majoring in information systems will be selected in the spring and receive the scholarship the fall of that same year. On even number years, an outstanding nursing major will be selected.

The specific criterion for selection by each follows:

For IS, the recipient must be a full-time student when applying and receiving the award who has been admitted to the College of Business, has a cumulative and major GPA of at least 3.0, and has completed at least 90 credits by the end of the receiving semester. Other considerations include past academic record, work experience, extracurricular activities and future plans. The recipient must show financial need as required by the UW-Eau Claire Foundation's scholarship award standards

For the nursing award, the recipient must be enrolled in one of the programs offered through the College of Nursing and Health Sciences and the recipient must show financial need as required by the UW-Eau Claire Foundation's scholarship award standards. The student must have at least a 3.0 GPA have demonstrated promise as a future nursing professional.

Application Procedure To be considered for scholarships from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, you must be an admitted nursing student and meet any additional criteria as stated by the scholarships. In order to apply, please follow this link to the Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network:  http://uwec.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com. This is an online scholarship application site managed by the UW-Eau Claire Foundation. Once you have entered the site, follow the directions below:
  • Use your UW-Eau Claire credentials (your UW-Eau Claire User Name and Password) to log-in to the site
  • Navigate to the College of Nursing Scholarship Application
    • This single application allows you to apply for all Nursing scholarships for which you are eligible
  • After you have submitted your completed application, please look for an email communication from scholarships@uwec.edu or Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network explaining your next steps
  • In April, if you have been awarded scholarships, you will receive an email from this same address which will direct you to go back to the Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network to review your scholarship(s)
  • You will also receive a letter from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences announcing any scholarships you have been awarded
Selection Procedure

The IS Scholarship Committee will make the selection for their department.

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences Scholarship Committee will select the nursing recipient.

Selection Deadline

IS deadline is the third Friday in March.

Nursing selection will be made before the annual nursing scholarship dinner in late spring.


Notification will be sent to recipients by the IS Scholarship Committee chair.

Notification for the Nursing recipient will be sent by the Dean of the College of Nursing.

Special Notes This scholarship was established in 2007 by Willard (Bill) and Carol Korn. Bill taught at UW-Eau Claire for more than 30 years. Carol received her nursing degree from UW-Eau Claire in 1979. Both have been active in the community and University over the years.
Thank You Recipients are expected to send thank you notes to Willard and Carol Korn in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.