Annetta Marie Jackson Memorial Scholarship
Professor Herbert L. Jackson found the perfect way to pay lasting tribute to a beloved daughter. He created the Annetta Marie Jackson Memorial Scholarship Fund in 1986 in memory of his oldest daughter, who died of a stroke in 1971.
The fund provides two annual scholarships—one in the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and the other in the School of Music. The awards are based on student excellence and professional promise.
Professor Jackson chose to help students studying medicine and music because those were his areas of greatest interest. He was an emeritus professor in radiology at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. Also, he was an expert organist. For more than 10 years, he used his spare time to build a pipe organ. Upon completion, the organ was a focal point of his Iowa City home.
The Jackson scholarships have made a difference for many students since the fund was established. Many recipients have said they will remember Professor Jackson’s generosity as they embark on their careers.
By establishing the fund, Professor Jackson became a member of The Presidents Club, the University of Iowa’s highest honor club for its most generous contributors. Professor Jackson died in February 2003.
Congratulations on receiving the Annetta Marie Jackson Memorial Scholarship