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Two $1,000 awards to students from State of Illinois with farm backgrounds and strong academic and leadership performance. One or more scholarships of varying amounts awarded to Illinois resident juniors and seniors in the College based on academic merit and financial need and who have an interest in biotechnology and/or water resources and conservation. Funds provided in honor of Mr. Markunas who received degrees in 1937 and 1940 from the College of Agriculture. One or more scholarships of varying amounts given yearly to student(s) majoring in one of these areas: Consumer Economics and Finance; Human Nutrition; Dietetics; Human Development and Family Studies or Hospitality Management. Funds provided by Mrs. Mansperger, a Home Economics graduate of the University of Illinois and her husband. Scholarship(s) awarded to junior and senior level student(s) majoring in one of these areas: Consumer Economics and Finance; Human Nutrition; Dietetics; Human Development and Family Studies or Hospitality Management. Priority given to students with interests in household equipment or energy. Funding provided by the Mamer family in honor of four Mamer home economists. One yearly $500 scholarship to a graduate of a high school in Christian County. Selection based on academic merit, leadership, good citizenship, motivation, and commitment to an agricultural career. Funds in memory of Mr. Lowis, a 1925 graduate who farmed in Christian County (Walnut Lake Farms) for many years. One or more scholarships to students from Mason or Pike Counties. The scholarship honors Albert Liehr, a 1952 graduate of the College of Agriculture, who taught vocational agriculture for many years, and his career also included being a Superintendent of two different school districts. Funds provided by his son, Dan Liehr, a 1973 graduate of the College of Agriculture. One $500 annual award in memory of Mr. Lewis who was a high school agriculture teacher for a total of 38 years in Cornell, Illinois, and later in Hampshire, Illinois. Scholarship established in the estate of his wife, Trude Ruff Lewis. One $500 award to a junior or senior in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. Varying number of scholarships provided in the estate of Glenna Lamkin, a Foods and Nutrition faculty member and Extension Specialist in the College of Agriculture from 1930-1969. Scholarships available to undergraduate students enrolled in one of the following: Consumer Economics and Finance, Dietetics, Human Nutrition, Human Development and Family Studies or Hospitality Management. Freshmen in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences with financial need and promise of making a contribution to agriculture in Illinois. At least one-third of annual income shall be awarded to student or students from Marshall and Putnam Counties. Balance may be awarded to students residing elsewhere in Illinois. Varying amounts.

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