(contingent upon funding)
In order to apply for this scholarship, the applicant must meet all of the following eligibility criteria:
- Be a continuing Spectator advertising or business management staff member or a staffer who has carried "editor" in his/her job title
- Demonstrates excellence and dedication and have made major contributions to the success of The Spectator
- Demonstrates the qualities of ambition, leadership, and professionalism
- The recipient of this award is expected to apply and continue on The Spectator staff in the fall
This award honors Mr. Bill Haupt, a UW-Eau Claire journalism graduate, former editor and publisher of the Lodi Enterprise, and the originator and driving force behind the establishment and implementation of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s “Partner” Program. A letter of gratitude addressed to Mr. Bill Haupt should be submitted directly to the Department of Communication and Journalism academic department associate.