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Howard J. Brown Scholarship

The 2021 Howard J. Brown Scholarship Recipient

Isabella Ricker, a junior at UW-Madison majoring in Legal Studies, Political Science and Gender and Women’s Studies, has been selected to receive the 2021 Howard J. Brown Scholarship – a $2,500 award.

Ms. Ricker wants to pursue a career in the legal field so that she is able to “promote gender employment equity as a lawyer or by designing public policy related to family leave, harassment, pay inequity and hiring discrimination.”


Scholarship Criteria

To be eligible for the Howard J. Brown Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a resident of Kenosha County.
  • Be an undergraduate who has completed at least one year of study at an accredited college/university located in the state of Wisconsin.
  • Have a minimum 3.5 grade point average (GPA) out of 4.0.
  • NOTE: All academic majors can apply.

    More About the Scholarship Fund

    The Howard J. Brown Scholarship fund was established by the Foundation in 2019 to honor the late Howard J. Brown, former publisher of the Kenosha News and long-time member of the Kenosha Community Foundation Board of Directors.

    The one-year scholarships were established “for the benefit of students that meet criteria with regard to need and scholastic or professional promise.”

    Howard J Brown Scholarship