Mature individuals who formerly attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire without graduating and returned to complete their degrees are eligible to apply for this scholarship award. Recipients must have financial need and have a FAFSA on file with the Financial Aid Office and should have had an above-average scholastic record when they first attended the University.APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Application forms are available online at www.uwec.edu/NSS/scholarships/index.htm or from Nontraditional Student Services (NSS), Schofield 226, 715- 836-3259.APPLICATION DEADLINE: Third Monday in April
Recipients will be selected on the basis of financial need by the NSS adviser in cooperation with the Financial Aid Office.SELECTION DEADLINE: Mid June
Recipients will be sent official notification by the Nontraditional Student Services Office. NSS will complete and send a Scholarship Award Form to the Financial Aid Office.SPECIAL NOTES:
It is required that the recipient sends a letter of appreciation to Jeanne Lazor c/o UWEC Foundation Office. As the principal grows, this scholarship will increase in $200 increments. This scholarship is in memory of Lyla Flagler, who began as a faculty member at Eau Claire Normal in 1918. She taught Latin and Domestic Science. In 1940, she organized Sigma Gamma Zeta, a unique group of older women students who had either returned for further study after an absence from the classroom or who starting college for the first time. In March 1943, Mrs. Flagler assisted other faculty in training Army Air Force Cadets in medical training in addition to her normal responsibilities. Her husband, Lawrence A. Flagler, was a distinguished corporate executive and international businessman, who attended Eau Claire Normal. Mrs. Flagler was an exceptionally well- educated woman. She arrived at Eau Claire Normal with a teaching certificate from Stevens Point Normal and left in 1952 with the following credentials: University of Chicago Certificate, University of Wisconsin Certificate, University of Minnesota, B.S. and M.S. in Biological Sciences.
Office of Financial Aid - Schofield 115 - (715)836-3373
Updated: December 7, 2013