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Scholarships

Unless noted on the application form, all scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year are due by February 13, 2015. Please deliver to the CAS Dean's Office at 214 Pray-Harrold. For more information contact the Dean's Office at 734.487.4344

Graduate Scholarships

Bob Holkeboer Symposium/Graduate Research Fair Scholarship Download Application

The recipient is a past presenter at the Undergraduate Symposium and an undergraduate member of the Honors College. Minimum 3.5 GPA required.

Donald M. Loppnow Endowed Graduate Research Fair Scholarship Download Application

The recipient is a graduate student and past presenter at Graduate Research Fair. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Stonewall Scholarship (Graduate) Download Application

The recipient is a graduate student who demonstrates leadership and/or involvement in organizations, activities or issues that promote a positive gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender environment. Neither application for nor acceptance of this scholarship indicates the sexual or gender orientation of the applicant. Applicant must be a graduate student with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, at least 12 credit hours completed, and be enrolled full time (6 hours for GA's, 8 for all others) in both semesters of the upcoming academic year.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Adelson-NSDAR Scholarship Download Application
The recipient must be a female Native-American student with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Richard Albrecht Memorial Scholarship Download Application
The recipient must have a declared major in the College of Arts and Sciences, demonstrate involvement in extracurricular EMU or community activities and preferably be a graduate of a Livingston County high school.
Melvin and Hazel Cant Scholarship Download Application
The recipient must have a declared major in the College of Arts and Sciences and demonstrate an interest and desire to work in the teaching profession. At the time of the award, the recipient must have a minimum GPA of 2.5, be enrolled for at least part-time and demonstrate financial need.
Lerner Family Scholarship in Jewish Studies Applications due March 1
The recipient is an outstanding undergraduate student who presented on a topic connected with Jewish Studies at the Undergraduate Symposium during the current academic year. Applications should include (1) a description of the Symposium project; (2) a statement about how the Symposium project contributes to our knowledge of Jewish peoplehood; (3) a resume/vita; and (4) a letter of support from the faculty sponsor. Please send application to martin.shichtman@emich.edu.
College of Arts & Sciences Endowed Scholarship Download Application
The recipient must have a declared major in the College of Arts and Sciences, at least 12 credit hours taken at EMU and have a minimum GPA of 3.5.
Evans-Strand Diversity Award Download Application
The recipient chosen will be one that has made significant contributions to advancing the understanding and furthering the acceptance of diversity at EMU.
Carl D. & Peggy G. Pursell Scholarship Download Application
The recipient must have an undergraduate major within the College of Arts and Sciences and an overall GPA of 3.0 with 3.4 in their major. Eligibility requires that the student must be carrying at least 12 credit hours, have completed at least 30 credit hours and demonstrate leadership skills through community service or involvement in extracurricular activities at EMU.
Gregory W. Stevens Scholarship Download Application
The recipient must have a declared major in one of the following departments: Communication, Media and Theatre Arts; History and Philosophy; or Political Science. Minimum 3.0 GPA and involvement in community- or school-based extracurricular activities are required.
Stonewall Scholarship (Undergraduate) Download Application
The recipients are students that demonstrate leadership and/or involvement in organizations, activities or issues that promote a positive gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender environment. Neither application for nor acceptance of this scholarship indicates the sexual or gender orientation of the applicant. Applicant must be an undergraduate or Second Bachelors student with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75, at least 60 credit hours completed and be enrolled at least 12 credits for the upcoming academic year.
Warren Scholarship Download Application
The recipients must be undergraduate, have an overall GPA of 3.0 with 3.4 in their major, and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have completed 60 hours at the time of application and must be carrying at least 12 credit hours at EMU.

Undergraduate Symposium Scholarships

All Symposium-related scholarships require students to present at the current year Undergraduate Symposium prior to application. For information regarding the Symposium and its related scholarships, visit the Undergraduate Symposium website. You may also contact Wendy Kivi (wkivi@emich.edu) at 734.487.3198 for further information on these scholarships and deadlines. 

 Bruce K. Nelson Scholarship

     This scholarship alternates between the Undergraduate Symposium and the Graduate Research Fair. The recipient                      must be a student presenter at the current year's event, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and attend EMU full-time. 

John W. Porter Student Research Excellence Scholarship

     The recipient must be a student presernt at the current year's Undergraduate Symposium in an art-related discipline within CAS, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and attend EMU as a full-time undergraduate student.

Donald M. Loppnow Endowed Student Research Scholarship

     The recipient must be a student presenter at the current year's Undergraduate Symposium with a demonstrated commitment to research, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and attend EMU as a full-time undergraduate student.

Dr. Irving A. Clark Endowment

     The recipient must be a student presenter at the current year's Undergraduate Symposium, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and attend EMU as a full-time undergraduate student. 

Robert Neely Endowed Scholarship for the Undergraduate Symposium

     The recipient must be a student presenter at the current year's Undergraduate Symposium, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and attend EMU as a full-time undergraduate student.

Dale and Gloria Heydlauff Undergraduate Symposium Student Excellence Scholarship

     The recipient must be a student presenter at the current year's Undergraduate Symposium, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and attend EMU as a full-time undergraduate student. Also requires a demonstrated commitment to community service with priority to Symposium participant with travel abroad experience or global studies focus. 

Bette Warren and Sally McCracken Endowed Scholarship for the Symposium

     The recipient must be a student presenter at the current year's undergraduate Symposium representing either mathematics, or communication, media & theater arts, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and attend EMU as a full-time undergraduate student.

Ronald W. Collins Scholarship
The recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA and have participated in the Undergraduate Symposium in a previous year as well as the current year.
Undergraduate Symposium Silver Anniversary Scholarship Series
The recipient must be a student presenter at the current year's Undergraduate Symposium, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and attend EMU as a full-time undergraduate student.
Barry A. Fish Scholarship
The recipient must be a student presenter at the current year's Undergraduate Symposium. In addition, eligibility requires at least a 3.0 GPA, a declared major or minor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and attendance as a full-time undergraduate student.
Elwood John C. Kureth Scholarship
The recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student with a declared major or minor in the College of Arts and Sciences, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be a presenter at the current year's Undergraduate Symposium.
University Fellowship Award for Symposium Participants
The recipient must be a student presenter at the current year's Undergraduate Symposium. In addition, eligibility requires completion of an undergraduate degree by August of that year, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, application and admission to a graduate degree program at Eastern Michigan University and enrollment as an EMU graduate student for the following fall.

Department Scholarships

Please contact the departments directly for information regarding their scholarships and deadlines.

Art -- Phone: 734.487.1268

  • Aprill Memorial Scholarship
  • Dennis Baggaley Memorial Endowment
  • Byron Bakalis Scholarship
  • Sandra Braun and Sharon Harrison Art Travel Endowed Scholarship
  • Barbara E. Scott Brundage Scholarship
  • Kingsley Calkins Endowed Scholarship
  • Iris Ann Cody Scholarship
  • Helen I. Kuehn Scholarship
  • Dorothy Lamming Scholarship
  • Judy Loeb Scholarship
  • Lucie Ann McCall
  • J & J Morris Endowed Sculpture Studio Fund
  • Oren/Sarosik Fine Arts Scholarship
  • Adnee Palmer Pearson Scholarship
  • Arthur Rockall Scholarship
  • Anne Taubitz Townsend Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Emil & Juanita Weddige Scholarship
  • Ellen Wilt Endowed Scholarship

Biology -- Phone: 734.487.4242

  • Fred C. and Ford R. Bryan Scholarship for Teaching
  • Richard A. Giles Botany Scholarship
  • Mary Goddard Scholarship
  • Meta Hellwig Scholarship
  • Bert Johnson Scholarship
  • Stephen and Christine Liu Endowed Scholarship
  • Minnie Neary Scholarship
  • Grace E. Wertenberger Scholarship

Chemistry -- Phone: 734.487.0106

  • Perry S. Brundage Scholarship
  • Collins Endowed Scholarship in Chemistry
  • Martin and Antoinette Gorski Radio and Nuclear Chemistry Scholarship
  • Sandra J. Lobbestael Scholarship
  • Elva Mae Nicholson Organic Chemistry Endowed Scholarship
  • Bert W. Peet Award
  • Donald B. Phillips Memorial Scholarship
  • Ronald M. Scott Memorial Scholarship
  • John M. Sullivan Memorial Research Initiation Scholarship

Communication, Media, and Theatre Arts -- Phone: 734.487.3131

  • Dennis Beagen Endowed Scholarship
  • George P. Bird Endowed Scholarship
  • Gail W. Compton Scholarship
  • Dramatic Arts Scholarship
  • Mark S. Gallup Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Nancy Ford and Gretchen Cryer Theatre Scholarship
  • Ann Thompson Hubbell Theatre Scholarship
  • Worth H. Kramer Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Helen I. Kuehn Freshperson Scholarship
  • Dr. Everett L. Marshall Forensics Scholarship
  • Frederick B. McKay Forensics Scholarship
  • Julia Catherine Niswender Endowed TWIN Scholarship
  • Dr. John W. Porter Endowed Scholarship
  • John W. Sattler Participation Scholarship
  • Harold E. Sponberg Scholarship
  • Robert Edward Taylor Scholarship
  • Daniel L. Vice Participation Scholarship
  • Parker Zellers Scholarship

Computer Science -- Phone: 734.487.1063

  • Charlie Jones Memorial Scholarship
  • Finlan Computer Science Scholarship

Economics -- Phone: 734.487.3395

  • Bruce C. Gockerman Scholarship
  • Gary E. Murg Scholarship

English Language and Literature -- Phone: 734.487.4220

  • JNT English Literature Endowed Scholarship
  • Mariam Turbin Scholarship
  • Irene Little Wallace Scholarship

Geology and Geography --Phone: 734.487.0218

  • Michael D. Brown Historic Preservation Scholarship
  • Marilyn Larson Jacob Historic Preservation Scholarship
  • Mark Jefferson Scholarship
  • The Robert Ward Urban & Regional Planning Program Scholarship

History and Philosophy -- Phone: 734.487.1018

  • Richard Henry "Hank" Abbott Scholarship
  • Elizabeth S. Adams Endowed Scholarship
  • Esther Walker Barnard Scholarship
  • Fred J. Ericson Scholarship
  • Friends of History and Philosophy Scholarship
  • Richard Davis Goff Scholarship
  • Marilyn R. Hill Scholarship
  • Neil McLarty Scholarship
  • George Rhodes Scholarship
  • Elizabeth Warren Scholarship
  • George R. York Scholarship
  • Sophia Philosophy Scholarship

Mathematics -- Phone: 734.487.1444

  • Dr. Donald A. Buckeye Scholarship
  • Doc. M. Mathematics Scholarship
  • James L. Eisele Scholarship
  • Carl M. Erikson Scholarship
  • Hilton G. Falahee Scholarship
  • Bradley M. Harris Scholarship
  • Mabel Jarvis Leib Scholarship
  • Sandra J. Lobbestael Scholarship
  • Thomas H. Stark Scholarship

Music and Dance -- Phone: 734.487.4380

  • Dr. Earl L. & Charlotte S. Baker Scholarship
  • O. Blaine Ballard Scholarship
  • Band Scholarship
  • Barbara Elizabeth Scott Brundage Scholarship
  • Jessie Dillman Scholarship
  • EMU Trumpet Studio Scholarship
  • Fitch/Meretta Scholarship
  • Marius E. Fossenkemper Scholarship
  • Erich Goldschmidt Scholarship
  • Gurt-Kaslow Scholarship
  • Linda Hemmelgarn Scholarship
  • Barbara E. & Elaine Jacobson Scholarship
  • Dorothy James Scholarship
  • Dr. Harlow E. Laing & Leela Linder Laing Scholarship
  • Carl Lindegren Scholarship
  • Elisabeth Morgan and Dave Woike Endowed Scholarship
  • Barry Manilow Scholarship
  • Mason/Rigsby Organ Scholarship
  • Haydan Morgan Scholarship
  • Lisa & Mary Newell Scholarship
  • Alberta Blanche Mullen Scholarship
  • Marian & Fred Olmstead Scholarship
  • Mary F. Phipps Scholarship
  • James E. Pietrzak Scholarship
  • Alfio Pignotti Scholarship
  • Janice Rasmussen Scholarship
  • Joseph Remington Scholarship
  • Leonard Riccinto Music Memorial Scholarship
  • Daisy V. Riley Scholarship
  • Fred Shure and Robert Farrell Collegium Musicum String Endowed Scholarship
  • Grace M. Sponberg Scholarship
  • Al Townsend Scholarship
  • Thomas Tyra Scholarship
  • Juanita Weddige Scholarship

Physics and Astronomy -- Phone: 734.487.4144

  • Floyd Leib Scholarship
  • Harry L. Smith Scholarship
  • Mark Daniel Trochet Scholarship
  • Crystal L. Tucker Scholarship
  • Kenneth & Rosemarie Williams Scholarship

Political Science -- Phone: 734.487.3113

  • John Barson Fellowship
  • James H. Brickley Scholarship
  • Richard Fierens Memorial Scholarship
  • David Hortin Scholarship
  • Robert O. McWilliams Scholarship
  • Father Bernard O'Connor Scholarship
  • Joe Ohren Student Internship Fund
  • Political Science Study Abroad Scholarship
  • Symposium Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Psychology -- Phone: 734.487.1155

  • Robert Anderson Scholarship
  • Everett Marshall Psychology Scholarship
  • Androulla Youssef Scholarship

Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology -- Phone: 734.487.0012

  • Patrick C. Easto Endowed Scholarship
  • Helena A. Grzadzinski Dementia Care Education Endowed Scholarship
  • J. Hall and L. Washington Scholarship
  • Marilyn of Monroe Scholarship
  • Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology Scholarship

Women's and Gender Studies -- Phone: 734.487.1177

  • Distinguished Leaders of Women's Studies Endowed Scholarship

World Languages -- Phone: 734.487.0130

  • R. Clyde Ford Scholarship
  • Florentine O. and Egbert R. Isbell Scholarship
  • John Hubbard Scholarship
  • Paul Adam Kozma Scholarship
  • J. Henry Owens Scholarship
  • Marie Schulz Rohde Memorial Scholarship

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