Eastern Michigan University

Scholarships

Application Form

The on-line scholarship application deadline was March 15, 2015.

Scholarships

Edith M. Gentner Memorial Scholarship
  • Undergraduate Student in the Social Work program.
  • Has lost a parent or sibling to cancer or has a parent or sibling currently fighting cancer.
  • If no such student qualifies as a recipient under these criteria, then the scholarship shall be awarded to a student who has expressed a desire to work with at-risk teens and has demonstrated this through class work, field placement or work experience.
Donald Loppnow Endowed Scholarship
  • Undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Possesses qualities such as: commitment to social work program missions, leadership abilities, and/or outstanding scholarly achievement.
  • May consider financial need.
Leroy Watts Endowed Scholarship

Established scholarship in memory of Roy Watts for a student in social work with preference to a BSW candidate with a commitment to human justice, selected per criteria of social work selection committee.

Robert E. Wollack & Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Graduate student in Social Work with concentration in adolescents and families.
  • Preference given to minority males. 3.0 minimum GPA.
  • Financial need.
  • Ideal candidate should have professional social work experience and have demonstrated exceptional ability working with male minority adolescents.
Wolverine Human Services
  • Undergraduate or graduate.
  • Social Work major. At least part-time student.
  • Financial need.
  • Undergraduate= 3.30 GPA. Graduate= 3.70 GPA.
  • Preference given to male, minority students.
  • Preference given to Wolverine Human Services: employees or members of their immediate family; students who have accepted an offer of employment or are serving an internship at Wolverine Human Services with intent of employment.
Frederick Lane III Scholarship
  • MSW student in the Family & Children's Services concentration
  • Student with financial need as demonstrated by a FAFSA on file with EMU's Financial Aid office
  • Essay to show creativity and innovation in pursuing social justice for children and families to be reviewed by the Social Work Scholarship Committee
  • When there is more than one applicant, the Social Work Scholarship Committee will carefully analyze the student essay to select the most applicable scholarship recipient
Social Work Alumni Association
  • A declared 300 Level Social Work student, either MSW or BSW.
  • Financial need determined by the Office of Financial Aid.
  • GPA minimum 3.25.
  • Applicants must submit a written essay that shows demonstrated commitment to serving people consistent with the EMU Social Work mission statement (500 word limit).

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 Social Work is part of the College of Health & Human Services, 303 Everett L. Marshall Building, 734.487.0077