A total of 24 UW-Madison nontraditional and returning adult students will be honored April 24 with scholarships having a total value of $70,000.
Students, families, friends, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the awards reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Union South. The reception and the scholarships are coordinated by UW-Madison Continuing Studies, Adult Career and Special Student Services.
The two students who will be honored with Outstanding Undergraduate Returning Adult Student Awards this year are Janet Moore of McFarland, a double major in art and environmental studies; and Jessie Otradovec of Madison who is a triple major in physics, mathematics, and astronomy.
This award recognizes returning adult undergraduates for their exceptional determination, perseverance, and contributions to the community.
Four award finalists also will receive financial awards. They are: Jacek Kraszewski, Margarita Northrop, Daniel Ramirez, and Debra Westby, Nine additional nominees will be recognized.
The following will be awarded scholarships specifically designated for nontraditional and returning adult students:
Alma Baron Second Chance for Women Scholarship
American Association of University Women−Madison Branch Scholarship
Joe Corry and Barbara Weston Corry Scholarship
Stuart Daily Seeds of Learning Scholarship
Nancy W. Denney Memorial Scholarship
Bernice D. Kuney Scholarship
PLATO (Participatory Learning and Teaching Organization) Scholarship
University League Scholarship
Cynthia McCreary Holbrook Youmans University League Scholarship
Bernard Osher Reentry Scholarship
Dustin Bolduan Dustin Mason
Jonathan Cain Lawrence Muffuh
Pavels Curins Tara Rossman
Jessica Evans Daniel Stien
Billie Kelsey Anthony Ward
For more information about UW-Madison Continuing Studies’ services for returning adult and other nontraditional students, click here.