Jensen Family Engineering Diversity Scholarship

The mission of the Jensen Family Engineering Diversity Scholarship is to support female students of color pursuing a degree within the College of Engineering, who are expected to graduate in 2 years or fewer (between Spring 2022 and Spring 2023).

Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must be/have:

  • A continuing undergraduate student pursuing a major in the College of Engineering at UW-Madison
  • Expecting to graduate within 2 years (by no later than Spring 2023)
  • A U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

How to Apply
To be considered for this scholarship, College of Engineering students must log into the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH) using their NetID and password and apply by completing the College of Engineering – Enrolled Undergraduate Application. This application will remain open from March 1 through April 30, 2021. Awarding decisions will be made over the summer.

Selection Criteria
Preference will be given to students who identify as women of color.

Award Information
One continuing student in the College of Engineering is selected each year to receive an award of $5,000 annually until graduation (total value of this award cannot exceed $10,000 per recipient).

Donor Information
Mike Jensen ‘73 and Mary Jensen created this scholarship. Mike majored in Chemical Engineering at UW-Madison and is Senior Partner at Innovation Leadership. He is also a Senior Consultant at the Cincinnati Consulting Consortium, a company providing support for business planning and management growth. He previously spent 34 years at Procter & Gamble, and was most recently the Vice President of Research and Development. Mary Jensen graduated with an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Nebraska in 1974. She is a Senior Consultant at the Cincinnati Consulting Consortium. Her consulting clients have included organizations such as Samsung, Manitowoc Crane, and Nestle-Purina. She previously worked at Procter & Gamble for 23 years, serving in roles including Director of Paper and Director of Feminine Care.

Award
$5,000
Organizations
College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Diversity Affairs Office
Deadline
04/30/2021