Dennison, John C. Memorial
AMOUNT: Two awards at $5,500 each, $11,000 total.
This scholarship will be awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior student admitted to the College of Business who comes from a ‘disadvantaged’ background. The first award will be made to an accounting student with financial need. The second award will be made to a College of Business student with financial need who is majoring in a business area other than accounting. Students must be admitted to the College of Business when the award is disbursed. A student may not receive the scholarship more than once.APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
For Accounting: Contact the Department of Accounting and Finance for application information. For COB: Submit the following to the COB Scholarship Committee: 1)completed application form, available from the COB; 2)campus copy of transcript; 3)resume; 4)evidence of financial need as demonstrated by the FAFSA; 5)short essay introducing self, explaining personal and professional goals, and how the scholarship award will impact the applicant’s college experience/financial situation. An incomplete application packet will disqualify a student from scholarship consideration.APPLICATION DEADLINE:
For Accounting: As determined by the Department of Accounting and Finance Scholarship Committee. For COB: Contact the College of Business for more information.SELECTION PROCEDURE:
For Accounting: The Department of Accounting and Finance Scholarship Committee will select the recipient. For COB: The COB Scholarship Committee will select the recipient.SELECTION DEADLINE:
For both Accounting and COB: before the end of spring semester.NOTIFICATION:
For both Accounting and COB: Each scholarship committee will notify their recipient in writing and submit a Scholarship Award Form to the Financial Aid Office.SPECIAL NOTES:
This scholarship fund was established by a gift from the Estate of John Dennison. Mr. Dennison graduated from UW-Eau Claire in 1972 with a major in Accounting and minor in Economics. He had a distinguished career working in the healthcare industry as a business officer for hospitals. His last job was as Chief Financial Officer of Sherman Hospital in Elgin, IL. Mr. Dennison died on December 14, 2008, at the age of 60. Recipient should send a letter of thanks to Stephen Dennison in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation Office, Schofield 214. Stephen Dennison is John Dennison’s brother.
Office of Financial Aid - Schofield 115 - (715)836-3373
Updated: December 5, 2013