In 1995, Theodor (Ted) L. Jacobsen ’42, signed the following guidelines for The World War II Memorial Scholarship on behalf of those Luther College men and women who served in World War II and in special tribute to those alumni who gave their lives for their country.
This scholarship is awarded each year to qualified students who can show evidence of need for financial assistance, with preference given to those students who are direct descendants of Luther graduates who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II.
THE WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
In memory of those Luther College men and women who served in World War II, and in special tribute to those who give their lives for their country in the war, and in recognition of the value of educational opportunities in a Christian environment, and in appreciation of the quality of the academic program provided by Luther College, and with the realization that many qualified students will continue to need financial assistance,
The men and women who attended Luther College during World War II hereby establish and fund an endowment account that shall be known as The World War II Memorial Scholarship at Luther College, Decorah, Iowa.
The fund shall be managed by Luther College in accordance with the following directives:
THE ALUMNI VETERANS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Luther College has a higher calling--to help students connect faith with learning, freedom with responsibility, and life's work with service. In recognition of this mission, The Luther College Alumni Veterans Association Scholarship has been established to honor those alumni who have served our country in the United States Military and to provide much needed scholarship assistance to Luther College students who are military veterans or who may be currently serving in a U.S. Reserve or National Guard Unit.
All gifts for this endowed scholarship will be gratefully received by Luther College and shall be managed and controlled exclusively by the college in accordance with the following directives:
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