John and Hilde Bacharach Scholarships

Departments: College of Nursing and Health Sciences | Languages Categories: German | Nursing
Amount Two awards of $500.
Availability Available
Eligibility Criteria

Scholarships are available as follows: one award for a German major or minor in the department of languages, and one award to a nursing major with an emphasis on community health or public health in order to foster the optimum achievement of health, safety and well being for the general or specific populations.

The nursing award can be given to a student to acquire materials needed to achieve a class-related project in the area of community health; or a for a student involved in student/faculty collaborative research; or to attend a professional conference, seminar or other educational opportunity in the public health field.

Financial need may be a consideration.

Scholarship recipients must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to be considered for the respective award.

Application Procedure

For students in the department of languages, applications are available at the department office. A signed hard copy of the completed application must be submitted to the departments chair's office.

College of Nursing application prodecure is as follows:

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: 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 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
Application Deadline The languages scholarship application is due the first Tuesday in March.
Selection Procedure Selection will be made by the respective scholarship committees
Selection Deadline The nursing recipient will be selected before the Nursing Scholarship Dinner.
Notification The chair of the department of Languages will notify the recipient by letter.
Special Notes

Dr. Hilde Bacharach began her teaching career at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire as a faculty assistant in German in 1962 and concluded her career as a professor Emerita in foreign languages in 1985.

John Bacharach was the director of the city-county Health Department in Eau Claire from 1960 to 1987, where he offered practical experiences for nursing students. He taught the first classes in public health at UW-Eau Claire.

Thank You The recipients should send a letter of appreciation to Hilde Bacharach and send it in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.