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Conner Spectator Excellence and Promise Award

(contingent upon funding)

In order to be considered for this scholarship, the applicant must meet all of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be a continuing Spectator staff member with at least one semester of experience and returning to UW-Eau Claire in the fall

  • Up-and-coming students who show great potential and a desire to work on The Spectator in the future

  • Special consideration will be given to younger staff members showing promise and commitment to future work on The Spectator

  • The award is in recognition of excellence at The Spectator

If you would like to be considered for this scholarship, contact the Editors-In-Chief of The Spectator and/or The Spectator faculty advisor.

Spectator alumni established the Gerald Conner Award forSpectator Excellence in January 2001.  

Gerald Conner was an assistant professor of journalism and adviser and consultant to The Spectator from 1981 to 2000.  This scholarship recognizes Conner’s dedication to the school newspaper and its staff. Like Conner, this scholarship offers a helping hand to young journalism students. This scholarship will be awarded to up-and-coming students who show great potential and a desire to work on the paper in the future. The award is in recognition of excellence at The Spectator. 

Excellence. Our Measure. Our Motto. Our Goal.