Architecture & Facility Management Program Scholarships

Below are scholarships available to students enrolled in Architecture & Facility Management Programs at Ferris State University. Please apply for all that you qualify for.

Ferris Scholarship Application ~ All in one, University wide application for students. Please click here (then sign in and fill the application out) It will display all the scholarships you qualify for.


Harry Larson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship amount varies annually 
Divided equally between fall and spring semester 

  • Full-time junior or senior enrolled in Facility Management program 
  • Financial need is considered* 
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Additional Requirements:  Preference given to Facility Management and Construction Management students who demonstrate enthusiasm and participation in the program.


James B. Shane Architectural Technology Scholarship
Scholarship amount varies annually
Divided equally between fall and spring semester  

  • Full time student enrolled in Architectural Technology program 
  • Minimum GPA of 3.2
  • Financial need is not considered
  • Additional criteria: Must be enrolled in ARCH 102 for spring semester of first or second year.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and participation in the Architectural Technology Program.


Russell and Avis Gerber Scholarship Endowment
Scholarship amount varies annually
Divided equally between fall and spring semester
  • Must be a full-time sophomore and/or junior student majoring in the Architectural Technology program progressing toward a BS in Architecture and Sustainability or BA in Interior Design
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Financial need is considered*
  • Additional criteria: Demonstrated motivation to succeed in the classroom and in his/her career through participation in program events and student associations


Staples Facility Solutions Annual Scholarship 
Divided equally between fall and spring semester
  • Must be a full-time sophomore, junior or senior student enrolled in the Facility Management program
  • Financial need is considered*
  • No other requirements


*As determined by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid

Program contact:  Diane Nagelkirk, 231-591-3100 

Outside Architecture & Facility Management Scholarships 

Outside scholarships are not managed by Ferris State University. However, it is our intent to make students aware of additional funding opportunities. If you have questions regarding a scholarship listed below, please contact their administrator directly.


ACEC of Michigan Scholarship Opportunity

AIA Grand Rapids Student Scholarship

Association of State Dam Safety Officials Scholarship (click here)

Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Grand Rapids Chapter,
Grand Rapids website

International Facility Management Association

Midwest Roofing Contractors Association, Inc.

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Grand Rapids Chapter