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  • How you can help

    This campaign was designed to give everyone a chance to support students at UW-L. 
    Gifts of all sizes can truly make a difference!
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    Will be pooled with other gifts to award annually or to build an endowment.


    Can be pooled with other gifts to award annually or to build an endowment, or we can award a scholarship bearing the name of your choice.


    Minimum gift of $25,000 (can be pledged over five years) will award a scholarship bearing the name of your choice in perpetuity.


    Any level, just designate for scholarships, list what purpose you would like and work with us to document it.


    To make a gift, please submit your 
    UW-L Scholarship Campaign Pledge Card [pdf]
    or contact us directly (online giving opportunities coming soon):

    Greg Reichert

    Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    p. 608.785.8672  |  m. 608.797.2136

    Mary Ann Gerrard

    Foundation President
    p. 608.785.8496

    Jeff Meyer

    Senior Development Officer
    p. 608.785.8502  |  m. 608.799.3367

    Matt Kelliher

    Development Officer
    p. 608.785.5326 | m. 608.516.6316

    Jay Scott

    Development Officer
    m. 262.424.7940

  • Need-based scholarships Merit-based scholarships Donor-selected scholarships
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  • Keeley story
    “These scholarships have come at a time right when I’m finding myself on the edge of knowing I can’t possibly work any harder and something has to give in order to keep going. This money could be a real means to ensure I can still get to school and finish something I have worked so hard for.” 

    — Keeley McConaughey, English major, emphasis in Rhetoric and Writing, Spanish minor — enrolled since 2009 — GPA 3.68 — dean’s list.

    1. The William Hyde Scholarship for English 
    2. The Jean Foss & Norene Smith Organization for Campus Women (OCW) Scholarship 
    3. The Gund Family Scholarship

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