MENOMONIE, WI - Scholarships valued at more than $760,000 were awarded to 380 University of Wisconsin-Stout students this year through the Stout University Foundation.

From Baldwin, Katelyn Dobson, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Margaret Harper Scholarship and Jane Rosenthal Endowed Scholarship; Goodman Family Endowed Scholarship.

Elmwood students include Kaitlyn Lee, Dietetics, Clara Jahn Lubs and Mary Lubs Thomsen Endowed Scholarship and Cheryl Kruschke Endowed Scholarship

The students received the awards Sept. 15 during a scholarship reception on campus. Many scholarship donors and members of the board of directors also attended to personally present the awards to the recipients.

Established in 1963, the Stout University Foundation Scholarship Program has helped more than 8,700 students receive a college education. Through the financial support of alumni, parents, faculty and staff, and friends of the university, the program has awarded more than $11.5 million over the years.

UW-Stout, Wisconsin's Polytechnic University has 48 undergraduate majors and 23 graduate programs, including one doctoral degree. UW-Stout, established in 1891, prides itself on the success of its students in the workplace, with an employment rate at or above 97 percent for recent graduates. The university received the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality award in 2001.

Enrollment for the fall term is estimated at more than 9,600.