Eastern Michigan University


Application Form

The on-line scholarship application form is now available.


Susan M. Burson Endowed Scholarship
  • Dietetics major.
  • Junior or senior.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Selection based upon scholarly performance and leadership potential.
  • Financial need may be determining factor between equally qualified candidates.
Dietetics Expendable Scholarship
  • Student in Dietetics or Nutrition
  • Based on need and merit
Cleo Jackson Kaltz Memorial Scholarship

A Lincoln Health Care Foundation Scholarship for undergraduate or graduate students in Dietetics and Human Nutrition who are interested in prevention/treatment of atherosclerotic heart disease and hypertension through dietary modification.

The Paul and Anna Peng Child Research Endowed Scholarship

Funding for a student studying in the area of child nutrition research.

Anna Women's Infants and Children Nutrition Research Expendable Scholarship
  • Chinese student.
  • Graduate level in the Human Nutrition Program.
  • Women and Children Nutrition or Women and Children Healthcare program.
  • Minimum of Undergraduate GPA of 3.0

Health Administration

Laurie M. Staples Scholarship
  • Health Administration major.
  • Awarded based on either financial need or scholarly potential.
Richard Douglass and William Lavery Endowed Scholarship
  • HLAD majoring student who demonstrates academic quality and a hunger for learning.
  • Preference given to student athlete, military veteran or first time in college after the age of 25.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.2 with at least 60 credit hours for an undergraduate student.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 for a graduate student.
  • 2 letters of recommendation highlighting maturity, civic/humanitarian commitment and leadership.
  • Letter of recommendation from current or recent instructor expressing student's classroom leadership and attitude toward learning.
  • Essay describing future plans with a degree in Health Administration.

Clinical Lab Sciences

Dennis Deskins Memorial Scholarship
  • Student in Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program.
  • 3.0 GPA.
  • Financial Need.

Aging Studies

Edna Gates Endowed Scholarship

A student in the Dementia certificate program, identified by the faculty as having need and demonstrating special ability with such patients OR a student providing music, art or other quality-of-life therapies to patients at one of the Dementia Care program sites.

Helen A. Grzadinski Endowed Scholarship
  • To provide scholarship support for students who are in the Graduate Certificate for Dementia Care Program.
  • Preference should be given to graduate students with a Nursing degree.
  • Must have a 2.75 GPA.
  • Can apply for fall and winter until certificate completion.
  • Preference also to students who are from Southeast MI.
  • Scholarship can be renewed until completion of Certificate as long as all other criteria are met.
Emma Stevens Memorial Expendable Scholarship in Aging Studies
  • A student with good academic standing and who holds a passion for working in the area of dementia, Alzheimer's care or gerontology.
Sarah Weiner Graf Memorial
  • Non-Scholarship Criteria: For the benefit of the College of Health and Human Services-the program in gerontology and dementia or any subsequent name the Univeristy may designate for the area or outgrowths of this area. This endowment will help improve the quality of life for persons with dementia by providing funds to support group activities, music therapy and other cultural art therapies for dimentia patients.
  • Scholarship Criteria: College of Health and Human Services student in the program who is coordinating such activities or a cultural arts student who is providing a therapy (such as music therapy).
Mary M. Schroder, R.N.
  • Patience, compassion and an appreciation in the roles of music and spiritualism should be considered (as evidenced by candidate's interactions with clients). To the extent possible, scholarship may be used to encourage men, minorities, and younger people to enter this field.
  • May receive more than once.
  • Awarded by Dean of College of Health and Human Services in conjunction with appropriate faculty.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy Scholarship
  • Student in Occupational Therapy Program.
  • Awarded on basis of need or merit.
  • To assist with tuition, fees, books, fieldwork placements, attendance at professional conferences (or similar needs).
  • Student identified by OT faculty.
Frances Herrick Swailes Endowed Scholarship
  • Occupational Therapy major.
  • Successfully completed the first professional semester.
  • Made a significant contribution to the Occupational Therapy Department (example: serve on committees, student bodies, elected student representatives).
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA at time of application.
Ingerson Memorial Scholarship
  • Occupational Therapy major.
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA.
Jane M. Walker Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Good academic standing in the Occupational Therapy program.
  • Student must possess financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid.
W. K. Kellogg Foundation Scholarship
  • Occupational Therapy major.
  • Not renewable.
  • Selection based on scholarship and leadership.
  • Completed a minimum of one semester on campus.
  • Successfully completed at least one course in Occupational Therapy.
Pauline N. Craver Scholarship
  • Students in Occupational Therapy Program.
  • Financial need.
  • Recipient identified by program faculty.
Doris Fredericka Rosenbusch Endowed Scholarship
  • Student in the Occupational Therapy Program.
  • Junior or Senior.
  • Preference given to American-born individuals/citizens with priority given to Michigan residents.
  • Financial need as determined by the Department of Occupational Therapy.
OT Emeritus Faculty Endowed Scholarship
  • Awarded to an OT student to partially pay for Level II fieldwork tuition.
  • Must demonstrate financial need according to Financial Aid Office.
  • Must write a brief essay detailing his/her learning expectations and goals for Level II fieldwork.

College of Health and Human Services Scholarships

Dr. Everett & Mrs. Helen Marshall Endowed Scholarship
  • Undergraduate student majoring in disciplines within the College of Health and Human Services.
  • Students must be in good academic standing.
CHHS Annual Scholarship
  • College of Health and Human Services Major.
  • In good academic standing.
Blue Care Network of SE Michigan / Wade McCree Scholarship
  • 3.0 high school GPA and 2.5 EMU GPA Average.
  • Students must come from the Detroit Public Schools or other urban public school system.
  • All the rest of the criteria would fall under the Wade McCree criteria.
Maxine & Donald Barr

Any student in good standing within the College of Health and Human Services.

John & Lois Porter CHHS Presidential Departmental
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Junior or senior student majoring in one of the health disciplines in the College of Health and Human Services.
  • Financial need.
  • Selection based on scholarly performance and leadership potential.
Flossie Harris Whyte "21" Scholarship

Academically qualified and needy junior or senior enrolled in the following courses:

  • Dietetics,
  • Health Administration,
  • Medical Technology,
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology,
  • Nursing, or
  • Occupational Therapy.
Dr. Maurice & Virginia Landers

Must be a CHHS Major.

The School of Health Sciences is part of the College of Health & Human Services, 303 Everett L. Marshall Building, 734.487.0077