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Ypsilanti, MI 48197
The Bonine, Barr, Loppnow, Marshall and Whyte Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students based on a combination of criteria which include: personal statement, financial need, and grade point average. Please note that you only need to complete one set of the application procedures below in order to be considered for the Bonine, Barr, Loppnow, Marshall and Whyte scholarships.
The Frederick Lane III Scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Rick Lane who taught as a part-time instructor in EMU's MSW program. He taught research courses and in the Services to Children and Families concentration. It was his wish before he died in 2001 that a scholarship in his name would be awarded to an MSW student in the Services to Children and Families concentration at Eastern Michigan University.
The Roy Watts Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students based on the following criteria: personal statement about commitment to human justice and statement about financial need.
The Wolverine/Wollack Human Services Scholarship is awarded based on financial need and academic achievement. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply for this scholarship, providing they meet the grade point average requirement (requires 3.0 GPA for undergraduates and 3.7 GPA for graduates). Preference will be given to applicants with affiliation to Wolverine/Wollack Human Services, but this award will not be restricted to such candidates.
Social Work Bridges to Doctorate Program is to facilitate the transition of diverse and underrepresented students in Master's degree programs in Social Work into PhD programs for doctoral training in health disparities research. The program is funded by the National Instititutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences.
The UM Social Work/Nursing Bridges to the Doctorate Program provides 12 students from Eastern Michigan University and California State University, Los Angeles with academic preparation and skills that will facilitate transition into and successful completion of PhD programs that support behavioral sciences and health disparities research. While completing their Master’s degree, “Bridges” students are involved in a Summer Research Program at the University of Michigan, mentored research projects at their home institution, and preparation for the GRE.
Eastern Michigan University offers a variety of other scholarship opportunities. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid for further information.