Hank Skoglund Scholarship for the Humanities

The Hank Skoglund Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Hank Skoglund, Professor of Philosophy at North Central College from 1966 to 1982, by supporting the study of the Humanities through an annual scholarship. This award is granted to an undergraduate student majoring in the Humanities who exhibits distinguished academic performance.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Current, full-time North Central students
  • Sophomore, junior, or senior status as of the upcoming fall semester
  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Applicants must major in Philosophy, Religious Studies, History, Literature, Humanities, and/or minor in History of Ideas
  • An essay is required

This scholarship is not automatically renewable.

Hank Skoglund Scholarship for Humanities
Supplemental Questions
  1. Of the following list of majors/minor encompassing the Humanities, which are you pursuing? (Please check all that apply)
  2. List the Humanities Courses you have taken.
  3. Please explain any special circumstances (i.e., academic, family, financial, etc.) you wish to share with the scholarship review committee.
  4. List any honors, scholarships, and recognitions you have received in college.
  5. Please provide an essay (300-400 words) responding to ONE of the following questions: How has the experience of being a college student studying the Humanities changed your life? - OR - How have your life goals changed as a result of your studies in the Humanities?