Scholarships offered through professional organizations

The AAMD Foundation
The AAMD Education & Research Foundation will enhance cancer care and quality of life for patients receiving radiation therapy by promoting the critical role of the medical dosimetrist in the cancer community through support and advancement of education and independent research for medical dosimetrists.  The Foundation supports the advancement of education for Medical Dosimetrists annually.

ASRT Education & Research Foundation
The ASRT Education and Research Foundation is the world’s leading source of charitable funding for the education, professional development and advancement of students and professionals in medical imaging and radiation therapy.  The ASRT Foundation annually awards tens of thousands of dollars in scholarships and grants

General UW-L Foundation Scholarships applicable to HP Dept grad students

 UW-L Alumni Association Membership Committee Alumni Network Scholarships ($1,000)
Applicant/Recipient must be a UW-L alum who is also a member of the UW-L Alumni Association; or a child, grandchild, sibling, niece or nephew of a UW-L alum who is also a member of the UW-L Alumni Association

UW-L Alumni Association Scholarship ($1,000)
UW-L alum or child or grandchild of an alum

American Association of University Women Scholarship ($1,000)
Established by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to recognize academic excellence.
(The criteria describes undergraduates recipients but a health professions graduate student with a compelling story has received this in the past.)

Jean L. Foss & Norene A. Smith Organization for Campus Women (OCW) Scholarship ($1,000)
Established by the OCW in 1985 to assist non-traditional women students.

Gund Family Scholarship (at least $500/ may be renewable)
Established by the Gund family which is an old established family in La Crosse to support students at UW-L.

Robert Jed Huff Memorial Scholarship (at least $500)
Established by William and Marilyn Huff Nieckarz. Fund is established in memory of Marilyn's son, who attended UW-La Crosse.

Col. Edwin L. Overholt, M.D., Family Scholarship for Wisconsin Veterans Fund ($1,000)
This scholarship was established in 2010 by the Overholt Family in honor and memory of their father, Dr. Edwin L. Overholt.
(This unique scholarship is specifically targeted for WI veterans enrolled in a program related to a healthcare)

Rotary Works Foundation Scholarship ($1,000)
This award is for area high school graduates funded by a grant from the Rotary Works Foundation.
(This scholarship criteria includes "graduate of Central, Logan, Aquinas, Onalaska, Holmen, West Salem, Luther or La Crescent high schools")

Teamsters Brewery Workers/Local 695 Scholarship ($200)
Established to provide financial assistance to sons and daughters of Local 1081 members.

Donald P. Weber Veterans Memorial Scholarship ($1,000) 
Established in 2008 by Donald J. and Roxanne Weber of La Crosse, Wisconsin, in honor of Don's father, Donald P. Weber. Both Weber men are veterans of the Armed Forces with Donald P. serving in WWII and Donald J. in Vietnam. American Veterans have selflessly protected and defended us through the years. Without them, we would not be able to enjoy the freedoms we have today. This fund was established to support Wisconsin veterans who want to attend a UW System institution of higher learning. For 2010-11, there will be ten, $1,000 scholarships. Deadline to apply is May 15.

For further information regarding UW-L Foundation scholarships please visit UW-L Foundation

Additional Scholarships

Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS)
Promote diversity among health profession students and practitioners by providing scholarship funding for disadvantaged students and minorities enrolled in health professions and nursing programs. Approximately $46 million is available to support 400 awards.

Wisconsin Paralyzed Veterans of America
Scholarships Available from the Paralyzed Veterans of America ($500 to $1000)

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