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Lee and Esther Sanford Hench Memorial Scholarship

(contingent upon funding)

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

  • Be a continuing junior or senior Journalism, Print Journalism, Broadcast Journalism or Advertising major

  • Have applied for a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the FAFSA must indicate financial need

  • Exhibit scholarship and/or potential in journalism and/or advertising

Professor Lee O. Hench was a member of the UW-Eau Claire faculty from 1949 to 1964 and is credited with a significant role in developing the undergraduate journalism program.  In 1984, he established this scholarship in memory of his wife.  In 1991, UW-Eau Claire alumni and students of Professor Hench collaborated with his family to include Lee Hench in the scholarship name.