Alfred Reschke Scholarship

The Alfred Reschke Social Science Scholarship supports outstanding undergraduate students in the Department of Sociology at UW-Madison. Up to four scholarships will be awarded annually.

The Reschke Scholarship honors the late Alfred Reschke, a former student and assistant in the Sociology Department at UW-Madison. It was endowed by a generous bequest from his wife, Luvella K. Reschke.

Eligibility Criteria
Open to Sociology majors who plan to graduate from UW-Madison during the next Academic Year: December 2019, May 2020, or August 2020.

Selection Criteria
Students must demonstrate outstanding academic performance at UW-Madison. According to the terms of the bequest, preference is given to students whose future plans include teaching or working in the social sciences, social services, or the ministry.

Conditions of Award
Students must provide a short statement of purpose and a sample of written work performed in a UW-Madison Sociology course.

Award
Varies
Organizations
Department of Sociology
Deadline
03/25/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you plan to graduate in the next Academic Year? (December 2019, May 2020, or August 2020)
  2. Statement of Purpose: please describe how your study of sociology has helped you to better understand the world; discuss your future plans, including whether your plans include teaching or working in the social sciences, in social services, or in the ministry. Please limit yourself to 1000 words, and use one of these formats: PDF, Word, or Rich Text.
  3. Please upload a copy of a writing sample completed in a Sociology class at UW-Madison. Be sure to indicate the course number and title, and the semester the class was taken. Please use one of these formats: PDF, Word, or Rich Text.