Academic Success Partnerships Scholarships

Brotherhood and Sisterhood Scholarships 

  • Berman Scholarship  

    The Mandell and Madeleine Berman Foundation made a commitment to Eastern Michigan University (EMU) and the students of Detroit by establishing an additional scholarship for undergraduate students in their early college years. The scholarship allows students to concentrate on their studies and achieve their educational goals by alleviating financial obstacles.

    The Berman Scholarship awards eligible students up to $500. Additionally, students must be in good academic standing and meet the following criteria:

    1. Recipient must reside in the city of Detroit or graduated from a high school located in the city of Detroit
    2. Recipient must be a full-time student enrolled as a sophomore or junior.
    3. Recipient must demonstrate financial need through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
    4. Recipient must have no outstanding student account balance.
      • Priority is given to students with a cumulative 2.0 – 3.0 GPA who typically do not qualify for merit-based aid.
  • Douglas Family Brotherhood and Sisterhood Scholarship
    The Douglas Family Brotherhood & Sisterhood Scholarship awards eligible students up to $1,000 for one academic year. Additionally, students must be in good academic standing and meet the following criteria:
    • Priority is given to students registered full time (at least 12 credit hours).
    • Priority is given to students with a cumulative 2.0 – 3.0 GPA who typically do not qualify for merit-based aid.
  • Snoddy Entrepreneurial Scholarship (COB)

    The Anthony L. Snoddy Entrepreneurial Scholarship awards eligible students up to $500 for one academic year. Additionally, students must be in good academic standing and meet the following criteria:

    1. Recipient must demonstrate financial need through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
    2. Recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.1.
    3. Recipient must be a full-time student enrolled in the College of Business as a sophomore, junior or senior.
    4. Donor wishes to meet the recipient on an annual basis.
  • Snoddy Scholarship (CET)
    The Anthony L. Snoddy Scholarship awards eligible students up to $500 for one academic year. Additionally, students must be in good academic standing and meet the following criteria:
    1. Recipient must demonstrate financial need through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
    2. Recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.1.
    3. Recipient must be a full-time student enrolled in the College of Technology as a sophomore, junior or senior.
    4. Donor wishes to meet the recipient on an annual basis.

Required Essay for Brotherhood and Sisterhood Scholarships

An essay is required to apply for each of the Brotherhood and Sisterhood scholarships. Prepare an essay with proper format, grammar, and mechanics as it is taken into consideration during the application review process.

Essay Rubric [PDF]

Write an essay (500-word maximum) and include the following:

  1. Describe your academic goals.
  2. Describe barriers, if any, to persistence.
  3. Respond to one of the following prompts:  
    • In what ways do you help create an inclusive environment in your community?
    • How has mentorship impacted you along your collegiate journey?
    • In what ways do you plan on using your experience and knowledge to help guide others?

*Priority is given to students who participate in the ASP Scholarship 101 Writing Workshop (when offered). 

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MICUP-BEAT Scholarship

To support transfer students’ hard work and dedication, and increase the affordability of their time at EMU, MICUP-BEAT is offering a one-time, three-credit tuition waiver for qualifying students.

In order to be considered for the MICUP-BEAT Scholarship, students must:

  • Be a transfer student.
  • Meet SAP requirements.
  • Be a State of Michigan resident.
  • Become a MICUP-BEAT participant.
    • Complete the cohort application and be accepted into the MICUP-BEAT program.
    • Actively engage in the MICUP-BEAT Canvas course shell.
    • Participate in the programming of Academic Success Partnerships, department in which MICUP-BEAT is housed.
    • Meet with an academic success coach at Academic Success Partnerships once a month during your first academic year at EMU.
  • Earn 30 credits in 12 months at Eastern Michigan University, with a 2.5 or higher GPA.
    • You can complete your credits as you desire, but here are some suggestions:
      • 15 credits in the Fall, 15 credits in Winter (and vice versa)
      • 12 credits in the Fall, 12 credits in Winter, and six credits in the Summer

 

Road to Completion Scholarship

The Mandell and Madeleine Berman Foundation made a commitment to Eastern Michigan University (EMU) and the students of Detroit by establishing the Road to Completion (R2C) Scholarship. The scholarship is designed to encourage undergraduate students who are near graduation but require additional support to complete their degree.  It allows students to concentrate on their studies and achieve their educational goals by alleviating financial obstacles.

"No one starts taking courses at a university with the intention of not getting their degree," Bill Berman said. "But sometimes there are so many obstacles to overcome, it can be difficult to continue. We set up this scholarship to encourage students to finish what they started, to get their degree and pursue their dreams."

The R2C Scholarship awards eligible students up to $5,000 for one academic year. Additionally, students must be in good academic standing and meet the following criteria:

  • Graduated from a high school located in the city of Detroit or reside in the city of Detroit
  • Be of senior status, graduating within two semesters
  • Have a minimum of 95 undergraduate credits
  • Demonstrate financial need through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Have no outstanding student account balance

*Priority is given to students who demonstrate the following:

  • Students returning to complete a degree
  • Students registered full time (at least 12 credit hours)
  • Students who participate in ASP Scholarship 101 Writing Workshop
  • Students with a cumulative GPA of 2.0–3.0 GPA (who typically do not qualify for merit-based aid)

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