Microbiology Scholarships

The Department of Microbiology offers eight scholarships, totaling over $5500, to Microbiology majors and Clinical Laboratory Science students each year. Previous years Scholarship awardees are listed below.

Scholarship Requirements Amount
UW-L Microbiology Scholarship Microbiology major; Sophomore, Junior, or Senior $500
Walter Winfrey Memorial Microbiology Scholarship Microbiology major; Junior or Senior with a gpa of at least 3.25 $1000
Robert Burns Medical Microbiology Scholarship Microbiology major; Junior or Senior; must have taken Pathogenic microbiology and have a gpa of at least 3.25 $800
Microbiology Public Health Scholarship Microbiology major; must demonstrate interest in Immunology or Public Health and have a gpa of at least 3.25 $500
Larry Trammell Microbiology Prep Room Scholarship Microbiology major; must have worked in the microbiology prep room for at least one year $500
Allen Nelson Mycology Scholarship Microbiology or Biology major; Junior or Senior; must have taken at least one mycology course and/or done research in mycology $500
Grace Smith Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship Clinical Laboratory Science major; Junior or Senior $500

Microbiology majors are also eligible for many other Science and Health Scholarships as well as General University Scholarships. The application process for these scholarships, as well as the microbiology scholarships listed above, are coordinated by the UW-L Foundation. They have an on-line system for searching and applying for scholarships. Check out this FAQ document if you have any questions.

Scholarship Awardees

2013 Awardees

UW-L Microbiology Scholarship
Angela Romportl
Walter Winfrey Memorial Microbiology Scholarship
Megan Holman Kristin Zimmerman
Robert Burns Medical Microbiology Scholarship
Kathryn Nygaard
Microbiology Public Health Scholarship
Amy Baker
Larry Trammell Microbiology Prep Room Scholarship
Emma Baker
Allen Nelson Mycology Scholarship
Brian Manske
Grace Smith Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship
Deanna Schultz
Ernie Micek Scholarship in Microbiology
Brandon Dunk

2012 Awardees

UW-L Microbiology Scholarship
Sydney Lomnes
Walter Winfrey Memorial Microbiology Scholarship
Jeff Rosenwinkel
Robert Burns Medical Microbiology Scholarship
Laura Stolp
Microbiology Public Health Scholarship
Sara Medina-Bielski
Larry Trammell Microbiology Prep Room Scholarship
Tanya Larsen
Allen Nelson Mycology Scholarship
no recipient
Grace Smith Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship
Crystal Stundahl

2011 Awardees

UW-L Microbiology Scholarship
Danielle Cloutier
Walter Winfrey Memorial Microbiology Scholarship
Nissa Fredrich
Carrie Stanek
Robert Burns Medical Microbiology Scholarship
Aubree Thelen
Microbiology Public Health Scholarship
Tanya Larsen
Larry Trammell Microbiology Prep Room Scholarship
Stephanie Frisch
Allen Nelson Mycology Scholarship
no recipient
Grace Smith Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship
Kaitlin Achsel

2010 Awardees

UW-L Microbiology Scholarship
Tanya Larsen
Walter Winfrey Memorial Microbiology Scholarship
Daniel Bellehumeur
Robert Burns Medical Microbiology Scholarship
Rachel Ignasiak
Microbiology Public Health Scholarship
Matthew Zuberbuehler
Larry Trammell Microbiology Prep Room Scholarship
Philip Strandwitz
Allen Nelson Mycology Scholarship
Jeremy Knoble
Grace Smith Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship
Lisa Borchardt

2009 Awardees

UW-L Microbiology Scholarship
Karl Krogman
Walter Winfrey Memorial Microbiology Scholarship
Rebecca Polanowski
Robert Burns Medical Microbiology Scholarship
Valerie Zander
Microbiology Public Health Scholarship
Tara Weiler
Larry Trammell Microbiology Prep Room Scholarship
Angela Tydrich
Allen Nelson Mycology Scholarship
Andrew Hart
Grace Smith Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship
Cara Tolliver

2008 Awardees

UW-L Microbiology Scholarship
Tara Weiler
Walter Winfrey Memorial Microbiology Scholarship

Rebecca Polanowski
Audreyona Chavez

Robert Burns Medical Microbiology Scholarship
Sarah Krueger
Microbiology Public Health Scholarship
Cara Tolliver
Larry Trammell Microbiology Prep Room Scholarship
Lauren Zangl
Allen Nelson Mycology Scholarship
Dan Hamilton
Grace Smith Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship
Ami Vanden Oever

2007 Awardees

UW-L Microbiology Scholarship
Thaddeus Wontor
Walter Winfrey Memorial Microbiology Scholarship
Robert Burns Medical Microbiology Scholarship
Theresa Majeski
Microbiology Public Health Scholarship
Larry Trammell Microbiology Prep Room Scholarship
Nolan Hietpas
Allen Nelson Mycology Scholarship
Mallory Lamberson
Grace Smith Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship

2006 Awardees

UW-L Microbiology Scholarship
Theresa Majeski
Walter Winfrey Memorial Microbiology Scholarship
Rebecca Polanowski
Robert Burns Medical Microbiology Scholarship
Michelle Schweitzer
Microbiology Public Health Scholarship
Larry Trammell Microbiology Prep Room Scholarship
Lauren Zangl
Allen Nelson Mycology Scholarship
Mallory Lamberson
Grace Smith Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship

2005 Awardees

UW-L Microbiology Scholarship
Tabitha Keene
Walter Winfrey Memorial Microbiology Scholarship
Robert Burns Medical Microbiology Scholarship
Julie Wellnitz
Microbiology Public Health Scholarship
Larry Trammell Microbiology Prep Room Scholarship
Brittany Jensen
Allen Nelson Mycology Scholarship
Bernadette O'Reilly
Grace Smith Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship

2004 Awardees

UW-L Microbiology Scholarship
Marisa Comstock
Walter Winfrey Memorial Microbiology Scholarship
Robert Burns Medical Microbiology Scholarship
Matthew McFarlane
Microbiology Public Health Scholarship
Larry Trammell Microbiology Prep Room Scholarship
Colleen Zophy
Allen Nelson Mycology Scholarship
Bernadette O'Reilly
Grace Smith Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship

2003 Awardees

UW-L Microbiology Scholarship
Amie Gunderson
Walter Winfrey Memorial Microbiology Scholarship
Robert Burns Medical Microbiology Scholarship
Katie Hausman
Microbiology Public Health Scholarship
Larry Trammell Microbiology Prep Room Scholarship
Michael Bruzas
Allen Nelson Mycology Scholarship
Jonathon Palmer
Grace Smith Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship

2002 Awardees

UW-L Microbiology Scholarship
Allyn Spear
Walter Winfrey Memorial Microbiology Scholarship
Robert Burns Medical Microbiology Scholarship
Todd Lynch
Microbiology Public Health Scholarship
Larry Trammell Microbiology Prep Room Scholarship
Robert Walchak
Allen Nelson Mycology Scholarship
Matthew Schwenke
Grace Smith Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship

2001 Awardees

UW-L Microbiology Scholarship
Heather Einborn
Walter Winfrey Memorial Microbiology Scholarship
Robert Burns Medical Microbiology Scholarship
Eric Grube
Allen Nelson Mycology Scholarship
Jennifer Boland
Grace Smith Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship

2000 Awardees

UW-L Microbiology Scholarship
Joseph Anderson
Walter Winfrey Memorial Microbiology Scholarship
Robert Burns Medical Microbiology Scholarship
Katie Hunt
Allen Nelson Mycology Scholarship
Jenny Gall
Grace Smith Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship

1999 Awardees

UW-L Microbiology Scholarship
Matthew Palmer
Walter Winfrey Memorial Microbiology Scholarship
Robert Burns Medical Microbiology Scholarship
Amy Green
Allen Nelson Mycology Scholarship
Jennifer Kleman
Grace Smith Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship

UW-L Microbiology Scholarship Awardees prior to 1999-2000

Jennifer Daniel
1998
Lindsay Dunnum
1997
Tracey Grimek
1996
Jerome Trimert
1995
Todd Clark
1994
Robert Antonie
1993
Amy Schultz
1992
Paul Molling
1991
Josie Murphy
1990
Teri Montevideo
1989



For more information about the Microbiology major, contact:
Dr. S.N. Rajagopal, Chair
Department of Microbiology