Robert and Lila are both alumni (1942 and 1940 respectively) of the University of Wisconsin—Madison. Their children have established this scholarship in memory of their parents who would like to encourage involvement in the developing world. Robert was trained as a mechanical engineer and Lila was a practicing social worker.
This scholarship is intended for undergraduate EWB-UW Madison students who have put forth an extraordinary contribution to EWB-UW projects, fulfilling the mission of our organization. Successful nominees will have demonstrated excellence in service or outreach through commitment to their work, which demonstrates achievement during the 2008 calendar year. This may include outstanding research or work done in development, education, or leadership.
The form can be found here: Nomination Form
The deadline to submit your nomination to firstname.lastname@example.org is March 1st, 2009.