Whether it's the death of a parent, unemployment due to poor health
or a reduction in wages related to job loss, more students than ever are
hurting financially and applying for special financial aid
consideration. Through the special consideration process, Ferris'
Financial Aid staff hear the woes of students who are unsure of how they
will make ends meet to begin, or continue, their education. These
students need to supplement their financial aid package in order to
In order to help these struggling students, the Ferris
community has rallied around one of its founding principles:
Opportunity, Woodbridge N. and Helen Gillespie Ferris built the
institution today known as Ferris State University on the premise that
education should be accessible for everyone.