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Sharon A. Schoeneck Christian Women's Leadership Scholarship

The Sharon A. Schoeneck Christian Women's Leadership Scholarship has been created by the beneficence of Sharon A. Schoeneck, an alumna of Wisconsin Lutheran College, to acknowledge, encourage, and promote the tremendous talents of our young Christian women. This $5,000 scholarship is awarded yearly to a full-time senior female student at Wisconsin Lutheran College.


Selection Criteria

The recipient of the Sharon A. Schoeneck Christian Women's Leadership Scholarship will:

  • have shown a personal life that is guided by Christian principles,
  • have demonstrated leadership qualities through volunteer activities on the campus, in church, and in the community,
  • have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA at mid-semester of junior year,
  • have been a Wisconsin Lutheran College student for at least two years,
  • attend monthly Christian Women's Leadership Circle Board meetings on campus as an honorary lifetime member of the CWLC, and
  • speak at a CWLC event on how receiving this scholarship has impacted her personally.

Schoeneck Scholarship Recipients

  • 2022 Recipients:
    Jenna Bednar, McKenna Ely, Elise Meier
  • 2021 Recipients:
    Nicole Buiter '22, Jessica Kuula '21
  • 2020 Recipient:
    Anna (Grepo) Gross '21
  • 2019 Recipients:
    Michelle Boldt '20, Emily (Frey) Schriefer '20
  • 2018 Recipients: 
    Helen (Joyce) Fietzer '19, Samantha Paton '19
  • 2017 Recipient:
    Chloe Harbach '18
  • 2016 Recipient:
    Emma (Poetter) Dryden '17
  • 2015 Recipients:
    Sydney Giovinazzo '17, Sierra (Tackett) Day '16
  • 2014 Recipient:
    Rebecca Guagliardo '15
  • 2013 Recipient:
    Arlensiu (Novelli) Garcia-Novelli '14
  • 2012 Recipient:
    Tierney Gill '14
  • 2011 Recipient:
    Elise (Henrich) Gross '12
  • 2010 Recipient:
    Elizabeth (Duncan) Buskirk '11
  • 2009 Recipient:
    Jacqueline (Gardner) Van Hemert '10
  • 2008 Recipients:
    Ruth (Brown) Sobeck '09, Olivia (Monday) Bruss '09
  • 2007 Recipient:
    Bethany (Windschitl) Shiels '08