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Endowed Funds

*SSIRC = Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center


Ahlstrom-Guest Geography Endowment

Aigner Foundation Scholarship

Alpha Sigma Xi Academic Leadership Award

Alumni Departmental Assistantship Award

Ander Endowment for Immigration and Scandinavian Books

O. Fritiof and Ruth E. Ander Faculty Award

Floyd and Louise Anderson Fund for Excellence in Religious Studies

Established by Sharon L. Anderson Telleen '68 (daughter), Barbara R. Anderson Lindquist '71 (daughter), Katherine Telleen Stebe (granddaughter), Paul Telleen (grandson), Anders Lindquist '04 (grandson), Britt Lindquist Simonson (granddaughter), and in memory of Floyd and Louise Anderson. The award is given to a student in the junior year, selected by Religion Department faculty for recognition of excellence in religious studies (as measured and defined by the faculty).

Dr. Roy and Lyona Anderson Library Fund

Ruth Allison Anderson Playwright Award

Arnell World Languages Fund

Augustana Center for Vocational Reflection

Augustana College Band and Choir Touring Endowment

Augustana Endowment Society Theatre Fund

Augustana Student Research Fund


E.F. Bartholomew Fund

Donald E. Baustian Scholarship

Harold Bell Endowed Internship

Earl M. Bengtson Fund for Athletics

Eric M. Bengtson '04 Fund in Computer Science

Gertrude E. Bergendoff Arboretum Fund

Robert Berntsen Family Endowed Fund

Beta Omega Sigma Academic Leadership Award

Blanche Bohatka Communication Sciences and Disorders Fund

Wenzel and Marilyn Bohman Endowed Fund for Physics

Harriet Borg Scholarship

Ruth Erickson Brodahl House on the Hill Endowment Fund

Michael K. Broehl Endowment for the Reading and Writing Center

Earl R. Brolander - SSIRC*

Craig and Annette Burlingame Bolt Scholarship


Ann Blair Campagna Fund for Geology

Center for the Study of the Christian Millennium

Chi Alpha Pi Academic Leadership Award

Chi Omega Gamma Academic Leadership Award

Kurt Christoffel Fund

Class of 1968 Presidential Initiatives Fund

Cornbelt Running Club Endowment

CSD Student Research Award

Ellwood F. Curtis Family Lectureship in Public Affairs


Kenneth V. Dahl, Sr. International Fund

Delta Chi Theta Academic Leadership Award

Delta Omega Nu Academic Leadership Award

Dow Chemical-Chemistry Fund


Erick and Kerstine Eck Travel Fund

Megan Gresholdt Eckardt Fund

Rudolph Edmund Award for Geology Field Studies

Education Department Award

Clarence M. and Margaret G. Erickson 100-Year Fund

Edwin Erickson Summer Research Award

Dr. John H. Erickson Fund

Stanley Erikson Lectureship

C.E. Esbjorn Memorial Peace Fund

Ernest and Mary Belle Espelie Special Collections Fund


Field Stations Fund

First Generation Student Support Fund

Flambo Endowment for the Performing Arts in Music

Freistat Fellowships for Summer Language Study

Fryxell Museum Endowment

Roald H. Fryxell Memorial Geology Endowment

Fulkerson Family Endowment for the Library


Gamma Alpha Beta Academic Leadership Award

Gamma Alpha Beta Fraternity Learning Opportunities Fund

Gause-Leak Endowment for Athletics

Gerry and Morris M. Geifman Endowment in Judaica

Juliamarie Andreen Grilly Academic Venture Fund

Dr. Paul and Patricia Guehler Biochemistry Lab Fund

Brent Gustafson Student-Faculty Collaborative Research Fund for Geography. Established by Brent Gustafson '70, the fund will provide supplementary funds for undergraduate students to enjoy high-impact, collaborative scholarship research experiences, and will be administered by the Department of Geography.


Edward Hamming Endowment for Geography Materials

Hayes Accounting Professional Preparation Fund. Established by Forrest D. Hayes '54 through a gift from his estate. This fund shall provide program funding for the professional networking and career/internship fairs or similar activities of the Accounting Department at Augustana College

The Reynold and Johnnie Gause Leak Holmén Endowment for the Visual Arts

James D. and Carol H. Horstmann Endowed Academic Venture Fund

Humanities Endowment


Institute for Leadership and Service Endowment


Harold T. and Violet M. Jaeke Awards

Harry S.B. Johnson Classics Endowment

Katherine Johnson Academic Resources Fund


Lenny Kallis Sportsmanship Award

Kindschuh Family Oratorio Fund

Louise Lage Kirtland Academic Resources Fund

R. Eustice Klein Music Endowment

Kathleen Koski Endowment for the Augustana Center for Speech, Language, and Hearing


Student Assistance Fund in Memory of Sarah W. Lardner

Russel and Gloria Larson Family Student and Faculty Research Fund

Larry Scott Scandinavian Studies Fund

Helen E. Lilja-SSIRC*

Excellence in Liberal Arts Endowed Fund

Gene Long '55 Memorial Scholarship

Lucken Field Geology Endowment

The Lundeen Fund for Biological Science


Herbert C. Madison-SSIRC*

Marian Magnuson-SSIRC*

Dr. David C. Markward Fund for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Established by David C. Markward '71. This fund shall provide support for the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts of the college, with earnings to be used at the discretion of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to support that office's programs and initiatives

Math Department Endowment

Math Student Engagement Fund

Marian McCallum Academic Resources Fund

Matt and Mindy McSparin Sports Business Internship Award

Cletus Melchior History Endowment

Barbara Anderson Miller Award in Creative Writing

Blair G. Mills Endowment

Moline-Mahaffey Fund

Rev. Ragnar and Heloise Moline Endowment

Robert L. Moore Fund for Sports

Nancy Salen Mueller Theatre Exploration Award


Dr. Harry E. Nelson Lectureship

Harry E. and Lillian H. Nelson Mathematics Endowment

Milford J. Nelson-SSIRC*

Evelyn E. Nicholson Academic Venture Fund

Leota Norton Endowment


Olsson Research Award-SSIRC*


Dorothy Parkander Writers Endowment

Jeff Patneau Fund

Mel Peterson Planetarium Fund

Phi Omega Phi Academic Leadership Award

Phi Rho Academic Leadership Award

Lawrence J. Plym - SSIRC*

Psychology Research Fund


Jean Brooks Reeves and Lois Juliana Johnson Reeves Fund for Music

Rho Nu Delta Academic Leadership Award

Roloff Family Scholarship for Augustana Education Students

Lawrence H. Roys Endowment

Russell Construction Endowed Scholarship


Robert C. "Bob" Saenger '56 Memorial Scholarship

Schalk Lectureship in Political Science

Erick Schonstedt Technology Fund

Geraldine Wallin Sickler Award

Sigma Kappa Tau Academic Leadership Award

Sigma Pi Delta Academic Leadership Award

Roger O. Smith Endowment for Business

Vicki L. Sommer Women's and Gender Studies Fund

Lewis Stone Lectureship in Psychology

Stone Lectureship in Judaism

Richard A. Swanson Fund for Spiritual Exploration. This fund shall provide support for the students involved in campus ministries and spiritual formation activities of the college. The college chaplain and director of spiritual formation, or their successor, shall determine the use of the proceeds on an annual basis, with a preference for providing faith formation or exploration activities to students. Established by Dr. Thomas Tredway, president emeritus of Augustana College, in honor of his longtime friend Richard "Swanie" Swanson, former campus pastor

Florence R. Swanson Music Endowment

Birger and Lyal Swenson-SSIRC*

Lyal Swenson Estate-SSIRC*


Tallgrass Capital Endowment for Economics

Telleen Fund for Student Experiences

Terence Fund for Classics

Terhune Family Fund

Richard Thomas Memorial Scholarship

Richard Thomas Research Stipend Endowment

Alfred and Geraldine Towner Library Endowment


Viking Memorial Athletic Fund


Dr. J.E. Wallace Wallin Endowment


John E. Warme Field Trip Fund

Leland and Marie Watson Library Endowment

Leila Anseen Webster and Steven Boone Webster Vocal Performance Award

Paul A. Williams Endowment-Golf Program

Women's Studies Endowment

Dave Wrath Sports Marketing Internship. Established by donors and the college to honor Dave Wrath upon his retirement from Augustana College after serving more than 40 years in the Athletic Department as Assistant Director and Sports Information Director

Cynthia Roseman Wright and Ramil Carter Wright Fund. Established by Cynthia Roseman Wright and Ramil Carter Wright for the study and preservation of the Carlson-Johnson-Olson Family Collection held in the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center

Frank and Barbara Wright Observer Award for Excellence in Journalism

Frank and Barbara Wright Research Fund

WVIK Endowment


Youngberg Fund for Publishing. Established Richard Arnell and Daniel Diller '82 in honor of Dr. Karin Youngberg '58, a longtime professor of English and Founder of East Hall Press, who dedicated much of her time as a faculty member to preparing students for careers in publishing. This fund shall provide program funding for the East Hall Press and publishing activities at Augustana College.

*SSIRC = Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center