Scholarships

Unless otherwise noted on the application form, all scholarships for the 2022–2023 academic year are due by February 14, 2022. Click on the link below each application to apply. For more information contact the Dean's Office at 734.487.4344. 

Undergraduate Scholarships

Adelson-NSDAR Scholarship

Online Application

The recipient must be a female Native-American student with a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Richard Albrecht Memorial Scholarship

Online 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

Online 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

Online Application

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 [email protected].

College of Arts and Sciences Endowed Scholarship

Online 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. 

Fred W. Johnson Endowed Scholarship

Online Application

This Endowed Scholarship is provided to provide merit scholarships to junior and senior level students in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Father Bernard J. O'Connor Endowed Scholarship in Civic Engagement

Online Application

The recipient chosen must have earned a minimum GPA of 3.20 and have successfully completed at least 18 credit hours at EMU. Students may be from any area of study as long as the chosen program of coursework highlights citizenship issues. Students must also possess a verifiable record of excellence in their contribution to this theme within their program of study as well as in co-curricular and/or extra-curricular activities. 

Carl D. and Peggy G. Pursell Scholarship

Online 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.

Reed Family Endowed Scholarship for STEM

 Online Application

The recipients must have financial need and be pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering or math.

Gregory W. Stevens Scholarship

Online 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 or Graduate)

Online Application

The recipients are undergraduate or graduate students who 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. Applications are due February 28, 2022.

Warren Scholarship

Online 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.

Graduate Scholarships

Bob Holkeboer Symposium/Graduate Research Conference Scholarship

Online Application

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

Donald M. Loppnow Endowed Graduate Research Conference Scholarship

Online Application

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

Stonewall Scholarship (Graduate or Undergraduate)

Online Application

The recipients are graduate or undergraduate students who demonstrate leadership and or involvement in organizations, activities or issues at EMU or the surrounding community that promote a positive environment for LGBTQ+ students and community members. Neither application nor acceptance of this scholarship indicates the sexual or gender orientation of the applicant. Applications are due February 28, 2022.

  • Undergraduate Symposium Scholarships

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    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 Amy Bearinger ([email protected]) 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 presenter 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 and School Scholarships

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  • Other Scholarships

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     The Office of Financial Aid lists other scholarship awards.

  

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