Karen Spector Scholarship Fund in Dietetics

The Karen Spector Scholarship Fund in Dietetics was established through the University of Wisconsin Foundation in memory of Karen Rae Spector. Also developed in memory of Karen Spector is the Karen Spector Reading Room.

Eligibility Criteria

Awarded to junior or senior students in CALS majoring in Nutrition and Dietetics who exhibit creativity, enthusiasm, imagination, self-initiative and independence. Minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. The Department of Nutritional Science nominates students for this award.

Past Karen Spector Scholarship Recipients

2014 Danielle Felber (North Potomac, MD)
2013 Kali Deans (Naperville, IL)
2012 Brianne Gohlke (Janesville, WI)
2011 Madeline Martini (Mundelein, IL)
2010 Karen Peterson-Lienau (Mazomanie, WI)
2008 Kara Gunderson (Spring Valley, WI)
2007 Ashley Huser (Junction City, WI)
2006 Katrina Zenker (Neenah, WI)
2005 Alicia Birr (Two Rivers, WI)
2004 Maria Anne Propp (Verona, WI)
2003 Kristin King (Wisconsin Rapids, WI)
2002 Megan Dennis (Fond du Lac, WI)
2001 Kristine Laack (West Allis, WI)
2000 Alison Jean Ackerman (Monroe, WI)
1999 Kelly Marie Laschkewitsch (Stewartville, MN)
1998 Michelle Ann Richter (Fond du Lac, WI)
1997 Amy Ruth Radke (Cedarburg, WI)
1996 Neha N. Patani (Fond du Lac, WI)
1995 Tracy Blake Husting (Glendale, WI)
1994 Julie Kathleen Kramer (New Berlin, WI)
1993 Jacquelyn Ann Gelman (Great Falls, VA)
1992 Brenda Sue Schiessl (Milwaukee, WI)
1991 William G. Kingsbury-Paredes (Madison, WI)
1990 Susan L. Ruuehla (Bovey, MN)
1989 Charlene Joy Koppa (Wausau, WI)
1988 Carla Sue Crosby (Jefferson, WI)

To make a donation:

To make a gift in memory of Karen to the Karen Spector Memorial Scholarship Fund, please send your gift to the address below. Please indicate Fund No.12043151 in the correspondence.

UW Foundation – Karen Spector Memorial Scholarship Fund
U.S. Bank Lockbox
P.O. Box 78807
Milwaukee, WI 53278-0807

Alternatively, you may make a gift online with through the UW Foundation page.

For more information, contact:

Richard Eisenstein
(608) 262-5830
eisenste@nutrisci.wisc.edu