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Ferris offers a wide variety of scholarship opportunities to its students. To access the full list of opportunities and to submit your application, use either of the two links below as appropriate.


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: If you are an admitted student (you have a MyFSU user name and password) please follow these instructions to submit your applications: Log in to MyFSU > Student tab > Financial Aid quick link > select MyScholarships in the Scholarships portlet.

» Ferris Statewide Adult Learner Life Changing Scholarship: This scholarship will be awarded to the first 25 newly admitted students who meet the scholarship criteria of being and submit all application materials.

» Ferris Statewide and Online Endowed Scholarship: All students enrolled in an off-campus or online undergraduate program for at least three Ferris credit hours are eligible to apply.

» Ferris Statewide Freshman Achievement Scholarship: This scholarship will be automatically awarded to the first 25 newly admitted students who meet the scholarship criteria for the new aid year. Students eligible must have a high school grade point average of 3.7 or higher, and an ACT composite score of 26 or higher or an SAT combined math and reading score of 1170 or higher.

» Ferris Statewide Transfer Achievement Scholarship: This scholarship will be automatically awarded to the first 75 newly admitted students who meet the scholarship criteria for the new aid year. Students eligible must have a minimum of 24 accepted transfer credit hours and a minimum cumulative transfer grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

» Builders Exchange of Grand Rapids and Western Michigan Endowed Scholarship: The scholarship shall be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Construction Technology & Management and/or Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration.

» FSU- GR Digital Animation and Game Design Endowed Scholarship: A scholarship will be awarded to a Ferris Grand Rapids student majoring in Digital Animation and Game Design, to be used exclusively for educational expenses.

» Digital Media Software Engineering Student Scholarship: A scholarship will be awarded to a Ferris student majoring in Digital Media Software Engineering, to be used exclusively for educational expenses.

» Gregory Dreuth Memorial Endowed Scholarship: Applicants for the scholarship must be fully matriculated students in good standing with the University who have completed a minimum of 47 credits of academic work and is enrolled in the Food Service/Hospitality Management program or a program that will lead to a degree, associate’s degree or certificate in the programs.

» College of Education Alumni Board Scholarship: The College of Education and Human Services Alumni Board annually offers four scholarships for which students apply. Members of the Alumni Board evaluate student applications on the basis of their academic records, leadership potential, service to Ferris State University, and written essays.

» Ferris/GRCC Assist Scholarship: A scholarship will be awarded to a full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate student enrolled with both Ferris State University and Grand Rapids Community College.

» W. S. Garrison Endowed Scholarship: Applicants must be currently enrolled and in good standing with the University, be a Food Service Management or Hospitality Management major and have completed at least 47 credit hours, but less than 148 credit hours.

» Grand Rapids Endowed Student Scholarship: A scholarship will be awarded to a Ferris student admitted to any Grand Rapids program, full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate student, to be used exclusively for educational expenses.

» Kenneth Hoexum Endowed Scholarship: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students of junior standing enrolled in a College of Business program who has demonstrated a high level of scholastic achievement. Preference will be given to students from the Greater Grand Rapids, MI area.

» Industrial Technology & Management Student Scholarship: A scholarship will be awarded to a Ferris student majoring in Industrial Technology and Management, to be used exclusively for educational expenses.

» Minnie Mould Marsh Endowed Scholarship: Applicants shall be at least junior standing enrolled in the College of Business on a full-time or part-time basis. Applicants must have maintained a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA, have participated in campus and/or community related extracurricular activities and demonstrated leadership potential, evidenced by award, recognition or participation.

» Molecular Diagnostics Annual Scholarship: A scholarship will be awarded to a Ferris student majoring in Molecular Diagnostics and attending classes at the Grand Rapids campus, to be used exclusively for educational expenses.

» Dr. W. Marlene O'Hara Scholarship

» Paul Winfred Owens Memorial Book Scholarship: Applicants shall be full and/or part-time undergraduate students majoring in Social Work, with a minimum 2.75 GPA at the time of application.

» Bernie Powers Memorial Annual Scholarship: This scholarship shall be awarded to either full or part-time undergraduate student(s) majoring in Accounting, CIS or Digital Media Software Engineering programs at Ferris State University or any of Ferris State University’s off-campus locations and be an Eagle Scout.

» Millard J. and Ida Quinlan Scholarship: Mr. Millard Quinlan and his sister, Ida, were Michigan teachers for over thirty years. In recognition of their excellence in teaching, the Quinlan Scholarship funds up to 25% of tuition and other educational related expenses to academically successful students from Luce, Mackinaw, and Chippewa Counties.

» The Roberta Teahen Scholarship: Students wishing to be considered for this scholarship must be admitted to and enrolled at a Ferris State University Statewide (off-campus) location for at least 5 credit hours.

» Scott D. Whitener Memorial, Dean’s Excellence in Education Scholarship: Dr. Whitener, the former Dean of the College of Education, was known throughout Michigan for his commitment to students, innovation, and excellence. He was very active and engaged throughout his career to ensure that Ferris State University students succeed. This scholarship honors the late Dr. Whitener and supports students who demonstrate achievement and leadership.

 

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