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 UWL Foundation Scholarships applicable to graduate students in the Health Professions Dept.

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

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)

Medical Dosimetry Fund

The UW-La Crosse Foundation has established a fund for the Medical Dosimetry Program.  The purpose of this fund is for faculty development and teaching enhancement, academic program promotion and enrichment, and various other means to support the program and its students. The program initiates an annual campaign to solicit donations from alumni, vendors, professionals, and the community.  Interested donors can contact the program director for more information regarding the fund and the tax-exempt information.

The following list includes individuals, organizations, or companies that have donated to the Medical Dosimetry Fund. The program officials are very thankful for the generous contributions and their support for the program and its students, medical dosimetry education, and the radiation oncology profession.  Please click on the links available to learn more about these contributors.