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South Wisconsin District

Scholarships available from South Wisconsin District

There are two types of scholarships available from the South Wisconsin District LWML. Deadlines for the scholarships are found on the Events page. Directions can be found on the Scholarship Applications.

TLC Scholarship

The Love of Christ Scholarship (Scholarship Fund) is to provide financial assistance to attend district LWML events. Established in 1998 to assist women in South Wisconsin District who wish to attend district retreats and conventions. Limited number of scholarships are available for each event (ten $100 scholarships per retreat and thirty $100 scholarships for District Convention, every other year). Scholarships are used toward registration first and various other expense for the event. Scholarships are considered on an individual basis and a new application must be submitted for each event. Confidentiality of all applicants, including those awarded scholarships, is a high priority. Deadlines for each event will be announced on the website and only applications received by the deadline will be considered.

TLC Scholarship Resources

Female Church Worker's Scholarship

The Female Church Worker Scholarship Committee is accepting scholarship applications for the 2020-2021 academic year. These grants are funded by the individual members of the LWML-South Wisconsin District through a percentage of Fall Retreat and Winter Getaway offerings, special gifts and interest on our funds. To be eligible, a woman must be a resident of South Wisconsin District enrolled in one of our synodical institutions preparing for full time church work in a called position. Applications are available on our website, lwml-swd.org, by January 1st of each year and all application materials must be submitted by the following April 30th to be considered. Please join us in praying for these and all of our young people preparing for a life of service in the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. To God be the Glory! Serving gladly, Scholarship Committee Lori Henkes, Jana Hoffmann, Lois Schwarten, Bretta Speck and Sarah Barkley, chair.

Female Church Worker's Scholarship Resources

Female Church Worker's Scholarship Scholarship Winners

Tessa Bidinger

Tessa Bidinger

Tessa is a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Cascade, WI and a Junior at Concordia University Wisconsin, in the Director of Church Ministries/Lay Ministries program. In her spare time, she enjoys participating in choir, working with the altar guild and serving as a substitute organist. Tessa looks forward to serving others and her Lord as a Director of Church Ministries. She has been active in LWML and joyfully intends to stay connected.

Rachel Osell

Rachel Osell

Rachel is a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in West Allis, WI and a Sophomore at Concordia University Wisconsin, majoring in Secondary Education. She is active in sports and music, has served in Campus Ministries and tutors at the high school level. Rachel looks forward to spreading the goods news of Christ to future generations through teaching and inspiring others as her Lutheran school teachers have inspired her.

Katherine Van Dellen

Katherine Van Dellen

Katherine is a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Wauwatosa, WI and a Sophomore at Concordia University Ann Arbor, majoring in Secondary Education. While a freshman at CUAA, Katherine was instrumental in organizing an event to raise awareness regarding human trafficking. She has served on mission trips to Kazakhstan and participated in LWML events through the years with her mother. She hopes to eventually serve others by teaching in a special education classroom.

Katarina Hinck

Katarina Hinck

Katarina is a member of First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg, WI and a Freshman at Concordia University, Wisconsin, majoring in Early Childhood Education. In addition to her involvement in music, sports, 4-H, and youth group, Katarina’s high school activities included working for her church’s after-school and summer child care programs, teaching VBS and Sunday School and attending a mission trip to Ghana, Africa. Katarina experienced the love, dedication and caring of her own Lutheran school teachers and looks forward to sharing those qualities with students in her own classroom one day.