Rev. Philipp L. H. Lehmann & Elenore F. A. Lehmann married in 1913 and were blessed with four children: Arnold and Winfred Lehmann, Doris Lehmann Urban, and Ruth Lehmann Bentley. Philipp Lehmann served the Lord in the public ministry in the WELS. His wife, Elenore (nee Grosnick), was an excellent support to his ministry. The scholarship was established in their honor by their son, Dr. Winfred P. Lehmann. Originally established for Northwestern College in 1963, it resided at Luther Prep School after the amalgamation until 2003, when Winfred Lehmann moved it to MLC.
Scholarship winners are first-year preseminary students who are active in the music program of Martin Luther College and who have financial need. Renewable.