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March 11, 2009

COB Scholarship Committee Accepting Applications

The College of Business Scholarship Committee has more than $15,000 in scholarships to award to UW-Eau Claire College of Business students for the 2009-10 academic year.

The committee will accept applications for the following scholarships starting Tuesday, March 10, 2009:

Applications are available for download here. Paper applications are also available in the rack outside the COB Academic Affairs Office in Schneider 117A. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 4:00 pm.

Students may submit completed applications to Chris Gessner by email at or by fax at (715) 836-4014. Applications can also be dropped off at her office in Schneider 117A. Applications will be reviewed by the COB Scholarship Committee from mid April to early May. Scholarship recipients will be announced prior to the end of the spring semester. Questions, contact Gretchen Hutterli, Chair, COB Scholarship Committee by email at or (715) 836-5930

* This year, applications for the Lands' End scholarship and employment opportunities may be sent directly to the company's corporate headquarters. The scholarship is open to students who are pursing careers in finance, management, marketing, merchandising, retail or design; who have a minimum GPA of 3.0; and who have an interest in pursing internships or employment with Lands' End. The application deadline is May 29, 2009. Scholarship recipients will be named by September 1, 2009.

To apply for the scholarship, students must submit the following:

  • A resume which includes academic achievements, GPA and extra-curricular activities that relate to your field of interest.
  • A one-page typed cover letter essay which details your career objective, short and long-term goals and career interest in Lands' End
  • A letter of recommendation from a professor or employer that details your studies and work experience related to the retail industry

Materials may be submitted as a PDF or Word document and may be e-mailed to or mailed to the following address below:

Lands' End
Attn: Corporate Giving Scholarship Program
5 Lands' End Lane
Dodgeville, WI 53595