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Fund List

Madison College Foundation's vision is to help students achieve their career dreams. Use the fund list to support students in the programs of your choice. Or contact the Foundation to discuss opening a new one.

Title and Purpose of Funds

All-College

Forward Fund - Annual funding of scholarships, Innovation Grants, and programs
Foundation Endowment - Builds the permanent assets of the Foundation for grants and scholarships
Alumni Association Scholarships open to all program students
Cremer Student Assistance - Emergency assistance for all students
Douglas Redsten Memorial - Scholarships open to all program students
Essie Gulley Scott Memorial - Scholarships assisting students of color
Family-Based ISA Scholarship - Scholarships for students of color 
Institutional Aesthetics Committee - Purchasing of artwork and other campus beautification measures
Institutional Research Support Fund - Institutional Research enhancement
Maria de Refugio Valtierra Scholarship - Scholarships open to all program students
AFT Local 243 - Scholarships open to all program students
Retirees Association - College activities and programs of the association
Staff Development Fund - Faculty and staff development
Technical Excellence Scholarship - Recruitment and retention scholarships for new students 
Way To Go Scholarships - Scholarships for students who are single parents

Agriscience and Technologies

Biotechnology - Biotechnology scholarships
Business Technology - Business Technology scholarships
Cathy Jacobson Memorial Scholarship - Architectural Technician scholarships
Court Conference Reporting - Scholarships, student assistance and program enhancement
Dorothy Bradley Memorial - Veterinary Technician student assistance and program enhancement
Electron Microscopy Club - Electron Microscopy scholarships and program enhancement
Fay Prestegard Fund - Administrative Assistant scholarships 
Information Technology Student Assistance - Student assistance 
IT Networking - IT-Networking scholarships and program enhancements
Lloyd Larson Memorial Scholarship - Veterinary Technician scholarships
Mechanical Design - Mechanical Design scholarships and program enhancement
Ronald J Ripp Memorial Survey Scholarship - Civil Engineering/Surveying scholarships
Tools for Tomorrow Tools for Tomorrow program enhancement 
Women in IT - Scholarships for women in IT programs

Arts and Sciences 

Arts and Sciences - Liberal Arts Transfer scholarships and program enhancement
Chemistry and Engineering Majors’ Scholarship - Chemistry and Engineering scholarships
Jim Bauknecht Memorial Scholarship - Scholarships open to all program students
MESA Energy Independence Fund - Madison College Environmental Sustainability Alliance program enhancement
Microbiology Fund - Microbiology student grant assistance
Music Fund - Music scholarships and program enhancement
Performing Arts - Performing Arts program enhancement
Dr. Blair and Dr. Joy McMillan Science Scholarship - Liberal arts transfer for intended science and engineering majors

Business and Applied Arts 

Art Department Student Assistance - Art Department scholarships and program enhancement
Barber & Cosmetology - Barber & Cosmetology scholarships and program enhancement
Business Scholarships - Business students in any program
Culinary, Baking/Pastry Arts - Culinary, Baking/Pastry Arts scholarships and program enhancement
Fashion Marketing Student Assistance - Scholarships and other student assistance
Frances Moritz Marketing Fund - Marketing related scholarships and program enhancement
Grace Argall Memorial - Business scholarships
Hotel & Restaurant Management - Hotel & Restaurant Management scholarships and program enhancement
Insurance & Risk Management Certificate

Interior Design Student Assistance - Interior Design scholarships and program enhancement
Madison Area Paralegal Association Scholarship - Paralegal scholarships
Marcia Larson Memorial Scholarship - Graphic Art scholarships
O. Lee Wambold Scholarship - Marketing scholarships
Photography - Photography scholarships
Thaddeus Leech Recreation Management Fund - Recreation Services student assistance
Robert L. Sutton Memorial - Business scholarships
Roger Kasper Memorial Scholarship - Hospitality Management scholarships
Winfried Guenther Memorial - Graphic Art, Visual Communications or Photography

Academic Advancement 

CPAAC Student Assistance -  Basic and remedial skills books and testing fees 
J & N Scholarship - Scholarships for HSED and GED completers
Robert & Ruby Julian GED Scholarships - Scholarships for GED completers

Construction, Manufacturing, Apprenticeships & Transportation

Auto Body Equipment Fund - Auto Body equipment enhancement
Automotive Technology/Technician - Auto Tech scholarships
Capital Chapter Industrial Maintenance Institute - Industrial Maintenance scholarships
Diesel & Heavy Equipment - Diesel program scholarships and promotion
Ken Roh Scholarship - Motorcycle, Marine, and Outdoor Power Products scholarhips
Machine Tool Technician Scholarship - Machine Tool Technician scholarships and program enhancement
Shane O’Donnell Apprenticeship Promotion - -Apprenticeship awareness
Skills USA - Skills USA competition entry fees
Juckem Welding Scholarships - Welding scholarships
Wood Technics - Cabinet Making/Millwork and Construction/Remodeling scholarships

Health and Safety 

Dental Assistant Program - Dental Assistant scholarships
Ethel B. Strycker Memorial Scholarship - Nursing scholarships
Gladys Mickelson Memorial Scholarship - Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician scholarships
Governor Tommy G. Thompson Healthcare Scholarship - Health program scholarships
Marilyn Rinehart Nursing Scholarship - Nursing scholarships
Optometric Technical Assistance - Optometric Technician program support
Pfaffenbach Memorial  - Dental Hygiene scholarships
Practical Nursing Program - Practical Nursing scholarships
Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapist scholarships and program enhancement
Richard Infield Memorial - Dental Hygiene scholarships
Rose Dickenson Emergency CLT Student Assistance - Clinical Laboratory Technician scholarships
Russell E. Dresser Memorial - Health Occupation scholarships
Sherri Waletzko Scholarship Fund - Truax Student Nurse Association member scholarships

Human and Protective Services 

James Boness Memorial - Fire Protection students
Laubengayer Family Memorial Scholarship - Protective Services scholarship
Police Science Student Association - Police Science student assistance
Protective Services - Protective Services scholarships
Roger Brigson Memorial - Police Science scholarships

Student Development

Athletics - General assistance for Athletics
Bean Counters - Scholarships for work-study students in Financial Resources
Child and Family Center - Scholarships for child care for Truax & Downtown students
Devi Bhargava Memorial - Scholarships for students with disabilities
Erik Bjork Memorial Crisis Intervention Fund - Assistance for staff development in crisis intervention
Ethnic Minority Educational Support and Enrichment - Support educational and outreach activities
Global Education Fund - Supports students and activities related to increasing global awareness
Learn to Learn Camp - Supports annual Learning to Learn Camp
Library Development - General assistance for library developments
Native American Student Assistance - Assistance for Native American students
Phi Theta Kappa - General assistance for student organization Phi Theta Kappa
Santa's Wish List - Purchases presents for children of low-income Madison College students
Student Life - Support for special Student Life projects
United Asian Student Association - Support for the United Asian Student Association

East Regional Center — Fort Atkinson & Watertown 

Bernyce Dougherty Memorial Scholarship - Fort Atkinson resident enrolled at any Madison College Campus
Campus Initiative - Campus project support at Fort Atkinson and Watertown
Cliff Moldenhauer Technology Fund - New technology initiatives at Watertown campus
Fort Atkinson Campus Initiative - Campus scholarships, student assistance and special projects
Practical Nursing Assistance - Practical Nursing students at the Fort Atkinson Campus
Student Assistance - Watertown student scholarships and emergency assistance
Watertown Book Fund - Assistance for students purchasing Books
Watertown “Shorts in November” - Eddie Bailey Memorial Scholarship
Watertown Staff Scholarship - Scholarships funded by faculty and staff members

North Regional Center — Portage & Reedsburg 

Arlan VandeWater Memorial - Reedsburg student scholarships
Campus Initiative - Campus project support at Portage and Reedsburg
Cynthia Tierney Nursing Endowment Nursing scholarships
HSED/GED Scholarship - HSED/GED completers enrolled at Madison College-Reedsburg
Nan Pelton-Schmieder Memorial - Reedsburg A.D.N. nursing scholarships
Zach Peterson HSED/GED Test Fund - HSED/GED student assistance at Portage