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Scholarships

 

  • CORE Scholarship

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    At the Center of Race & Ethnicity (CORE), we understand that one of the most important forms of support for students of color, as it relates to retention and graduation, is funding for tuition/housing. If you are in need of financial support to pay your e-bill balance submit an application.

    The amount awarded will be based on the student's individual need and the amount of funding remaining. This application will be reviewed weekly until funds are exhausted.

    Requirements:

    • Have an EMU cumulative GPA of 2.25 or higher
    • Be an active EMU student enrolled in at least one of the past four semesters (priority may be given to students who are returning to complete a degree)
    • Demonstrate high financial need through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

    Apply Online

    Please note: filling out this form does not guarantee full financial assistance. If you have any questions, please reach out to DCI Coordinator at [email protected].

  • Gregory People’s Scholarship

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    The Gregory Peoples Degree Completion Scholarship, named after EMU's former Dean and retired University Ombudsman, was created to assist minoritized students who are in financial need to graduate from Eastern Michigan University. This is a scholarship that honors and acknowledges Dr. People's many years of service as well as provide EMU students in the process of completing an undergraduate degree with the much needed support to achieve their educational goals.

    The recipient(s) will receive a one-time scholarship up to $500. If you have any questions, please email CORE at [email protected].

    Requirements:

    • Have successfully completed at least 85 undergraduate credit hours
    • Have an EMU cumulative GPA of 2.25 or higher
    • Have declared a major
    • Be an active EMU student enrolled in at least one of the past four semesters (preference may be given to students who are returning to complete a degree)
    • Demonstrate high financial need through the 2019-20 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

    Apply Online

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Scholarship

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    Application deadline is mid-November of every year. See application for updated info.

    The purpose of the Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Award is to recognize an Eastern Michigan University student who has demonstrated: A commitment to promoting respect and improving the quality of life for all people consistent with the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service to Eastern Michigan University and/or the southeastern Michigan community.

    The Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship is made possible through an endowment fund. The recipient(s) will be honored at the Martin Luther King, Jr. President’s Luncheon in January. The $1,000 scholarship will be credited to the recipient's student account for the winter semester.

    Individual students may submit their own application or be nominated by another individual or group. In either case, all of the following are required:

    • A completed Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Scholarship Award Application.
    • An essay of no more than two type written pages discussing the nominee's achievements and qualifications. One letter of support from an Eastern Michigan University faculty or staff member.
    • Full time enrollment at Eastern Michigan University (exception allowed for April graduating seniors).
    • Be in good academic and judicial standing with the University.

    Apply now.

  • Carlos "El Jefe" Falcon Endowed Scholarship

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    Application deadline is usually in September.

    Requirements: GPA minimum of 2.5. EMU student who demonstrates student leadership by: a) Involvement in Hispanic/Latino community or student organization. b) Involvement in student government or other EMU leadership activity. c) Priority will be given to Hispanic/Latino community/student organization involvement.

    Find the application here.

  • EMU Latino Alumni Chapter Endowed Scholarship

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    Applications are usually open until sometime in September. Winners will be notified by October.

    Must be an undergraduate or graduate student, minimum of 25 credit hours, at EMU enrolled full-time. Enrolled in at least 12 credit hours for undergraduates, and 8 credit hours for graduates. Must have an EMU cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher. Must submit a completed application and a 500 word essay describing involvement in the Latinx community and or/university cultural activities/services.

    Provide 1-2 letters of recommendation from faculty or community members describing community service.

    Find the application here.

  • Roy Casanova Endowed Scholarship

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    Application deadline is September ??.

    Requirements: GPA minimum of 2.5. Awarded to EMU student who demonstrates student leadership by a) involvement in Hispanic/Latino community or student organization, or b) involvement in student government or other EMU leadership activity. (Priority will be given to Hispanic/Latino community/student organization involvement).

    Find the application here.

Please note: This scholarship list is not exhaustive. You can look for more scholarships on EMU’s Scholarship Search Database.

 

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