Out-of-State Students
Admitted for Fall 2015 - Spring 2016


Ferris State University is pleased to offer the Great Lakes Scholarship to full-time, out-of-state students who reside in the following Great Lakes states or province:

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Ohio
  • Wisconsin
  • Ontario, Canada


The Great Lakes Scholarship allows students from the designated Great Lakes area who enroll full-time in undergraduate programs at the Big Rapids main campus $5,000 per year, for a total four-year value of up to $20,000.

BULLDOG AWARD - $5,000 per year

Not from the Great Lakes area? We want you to be a Bulldog as well! If you are a full-time, undergraduate, out-of-state U.S. citizen from any of the 45 United States not eligible for the Great Lakes Scholarship listed above, you will receive the Bulldog Award valued at $5,000 per year, or $20,000 for four years. 


For more information, please click here for Great Lakes Scholarship and/or Bulldog Award Grant Frequently Asked Questions.