Holly M. Bunn and Gregory D. Swenson Scholarship

The Bunn-Swenson Scholarship is funded by and endowment established in 1989 as a permanent expression of the affection of family and friends for Gustavus students Holly and Greg, who lives were taken uring their respective freshman and sophomore years when their automobile was struck by a drunk driver. The receipient is selected by the Bunn and Swenson families upon the recommendation of the Dean of Students on the basis of scholarship, significant activities, and service to the College. This scholarship is not tied to a particular field of study, although recipients should be of sophomore standing or above. It is intended that the recipients of this scholarship be involved in student life in leadership roles through student government or other campus organizations, including writing for student publications. It is desired that factors such as appreciation of community and sensitivity to racial or other personal injustices also be taken into consideration in selecting scholarship awardees.

  • Requirements
    • Current first year, sophomore, or junior standing (rising sophomore, junior, or senior)
  • Preferred Qualifications
    • Campus leadership in student government, student organizations, and/or writing for student publications
    • Appreciation of community
    • Sensitivity to racial or other personal injustices
    • Preference is given to candidates with financial need

Nominations are due February 22, 2019. Please use the button below to complete a nomination.

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