Marsha M (Zuehlke) Steffen Class of 1969 Nursing Scholarship

Departments: College of Nursing and Health Sciences Categories: Nursing | Wisconsin Residents - Specific Areas
Amount One award of $700.
Availability Annually
Eligibility Criteria

The recipient must be accepted as a full-time student in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences traditional bachelor of science in nursing program and have financial need based on the FAFSA. Recipient must demonstrate good motivation and commitment to the nursing profession.

First preference would be a graduate of Eau Claire Memorial High School, second preference would be a graduate from a high school in the City of Eau Claire, third preference would be a graduate from a high school in Eau Claire County, and fourth preference would be a graduate from a high school in the State of Wisconsin.

This award may be renewed up to two years provided the recipient maintains a 3.2 GPA.

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 Nursing Scholarship Committee will review applications and select the recipient.
Selection Deadline Prior to the nursing scholarship dinner.
Special Notes This scholarship was established in 2009 by Marsha (Zuehlke) and Robert Steffen. Marsha graduated from UW-Eau Claire in 1969 with a BSN in nursing and is a retired nurse clinician from the University Health Service at UW-Madison. Robert graduated from UW-Eau Claire in 1968 with a degree in business administration and is a retired administrator from the IT department at UW-Madison.
Thank You Recipient should send a letter of thanks to Marsha and Robert Steffen and forward it to the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.