Wolfarth, Donald L. & Geraldine T.
Variable number, total awards of $3,200AVAILABLE:
Applicant must be a continuing sophomore, junior, or senior student with a major in Communication and an emphasis in Organizational Communication, Communication Studies, or Public Communication. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.25. Applicant should have actively participated in programs, activities and/or work related to the communication field. Applicant should have demonstrated excellence in public speaking.APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
The application is available at www.uwec.edu/cj/scholarships.htm.APPLICATION DEADLINE:
First Friday in AprilSELECTION PROCEDURE:
The Department of Communication and Journalism Scholarship Committee will select the recipient.SELECTION DEADLINE:
Early to mid-AprilNOTIFICATION:
The Chair of the Department of Communication and Journalism will send notification to the recipient and complete and submit a “Scholarship Award Form” to the Financial Aid Office. The winner of this award is expected to attend the Department of Communication and Journalism Student Excellence Recognition Reception held the last day of spring classes.SPECIAL NOTES:
Donald L. Wolfarth held a teaching position in the Speech Department at UW-Eau Claire from 1967 until his retirement in 1988. He was active as a judge in the various high school and college debate and forensics events held at UW- Eau Claire. Before his UW-Eau Claire teaching position, he studied with the American Institute of Parliamentarian. In 1969, he created the parliamentary procedure course previously offered in that department with his great expertise in this area. Professor Wolfarth’s department chair said of him: “Don was outstanding as a scholar, teacher and colleague. But he was extraordinary as a friend.” A letter of gratitude addressed to the family of Donald and Geraldine Wolfarth should be submitted to the Department of Communication and Journalism Department program assistant.
Office of Financial Aid - Schofield 115 - (715)836-3373
Updated: May 18, 2013