John L. and Linda D. Bohnel Scholarship Fund

Linda and John Bohnel were an average couple. They worked hard, saved as much as they could, and strived to be kind and generous to others. Having no children, Linda had a strong desire to leave a legacy. She was an early investor in Upswing, an organization that aims to increase student retention in college.

Recipient must be a first generation college student with financial need. The recipient must be attending an college or university that partners with upswing- a list of current partners can be found here:

Supplemental Questions
  1. Will you be attending a college/university that partners with Upswing? See list here
  2. If yes, which school will you be attending?