Scholarships

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that the following students have been awarded CAS scholarships for the 2022-23 academic year. We congratulate these students on their records of academic achievement and community leadership.

Ava Leahy
Anne Leach
Erin Crnkovich
Derek Berger
Heather Evans
Odia Kaba
Maliyah McGowan
Eva Long
Karley Misek 
Jessica Kwek
Coreena Forstner
Rachel English
Ava Robbins
Emily Alaniz
Eric Marion
Hailee Hull
Marcus Mendez-Gibson
Nicholas Hart
Leah Saunders
Abby Siegel
Jennifer Bennett
Kristina Sweet
Casey Miller

The College is also happy to award Undergraduate Symposium scholarships for 2022-23 to the following students in recognition of their excellent research and creative projects:

Cassandra Anderson
Tristan Burk
Erin Crnkovich
Kaitlyn Dorey
Sophia Emmi
Coreena Forstner
Maya Gaynier
Amber Haley
Cole Heien
Odia Kaba
Brendon Kaniecki
Madison Lambert
Konrad Lautenschlager
Olivia Robinson
Art Schupbach
Camryn Smith
Jacklyn Staffeld

Applications for 2023-24 CAS undergraduate scholarships will be accepted through this site in late fall 2022 and early winter 2023.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Adelson-NSDAR Scholarship (Undergraduate or Graduate)

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

Richard Albrecht Memorial Scholarship

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

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

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.

College of Arts and Sciences Endowed Scholarship

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. 

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

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

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

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

Gregory W. Stevens Scholarship

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)

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.

Francis R. Warren Scholarship

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

Adelson-NSDAR Scholarship (Undergraduate or Graduate)

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

Bob Holkeboer Symposium/Graduate Research Conference Scholarship

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.

Apply for this award through the Graduate School

Donald M. Loppnow Endowed Graduate Research Conference Scholarship

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

Apply for this award through the Graduate School

Stonewall Scholarship (Graduate or Undergraduate)

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.

  • 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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