Donald Leo Netzer Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Donald Netzer’s sister, Lanore A. Netzer, and her husband, Glen G. Eye. Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at the Oshkosh campus with a strong desire to continue their education. Preference will be given to graduate students and full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate students must plan to student teach in the 2021-2022 academic year and must have a declared major in 1) secondary education in the areas of natural science, social science, geography, geology, or biology or 2) elementary education with a minor in elementary science or elementary social science. Graduate students must have an emphasis in natural science, social science, geography, geology, biology, elementary science, or elementary social science. All applicants must have completed courses in conservation, environmental education, and/or ecology, or the equivalent of these courses. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Financial need based on an essay will be considered, but will not be the dominant criterion in the selection process. Other contributions to the University (excluding athletics) will be considered. This award will be split evenly between the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters. If the recipient is not enrolled in the spring semester, the second installment will be forfeited.

College of Education & Human Services, Graduate Award, Oshkosh Campus, Teaching and Learning, Undergraduate Award
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you completed at least one course in one of the following: conservation, environmental education, or ecology?
  2. Please submit a statement describing your involvement in UW Oshkosh extracurricular activities, including dates of involvement and any leadership positions held. See help text for considerations.
  3. Please submit a statement describing your financial need.
  4. Please provide the name and email of your methods instructor who has agreed to serve as a reference to support your application. Your reference must comment on your campus and community involvement. This must be a different reference than provided on the Education Application.