Alumni Legacy Scholars
The Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship recognizes academic achievements and leadership potential in students whose parent, sibling or grandparent is a Ferris State University graduate.


Purpose:  

The Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship recognizes academic achievements and leadership potential in students whose parent(s), sibling(s) or grandparent(s) is a Ferris State University Alumna(us). For purposes of this scholarship, an alumna(us) is defined as someone who attended Ferris State and received a certificate or diploma.
 

Scholarship Amount and Duration:

The scholarship is a one-time award that can be up to $2,000 and will be presented in two equal increments for two consecutive semesters. The student must be enrolled full-time and be making satisfactory degree progress.

Conditions of Eligibility:

To be considered for this competitive scholarship a student must:
  1. Be the child, sibling  or grandchild of a Ferris Alumna(us).
  2. Have a 2.75 cumulative Grade Point Average.
  3. Have successfully completed a minimum of two full-time semesters. Please note:   
    • Students seeking an associate degree must have completed 30 hours at the end of spring semester.
    • Students seeking a bachelor's degree must have completed 56 hours at the end of spring semester.
    • Preference will be give to students in their final year at FSU.
  4. Submit this application including an essay describing personal career goals and the role a Ferris State degree will play in the achievement of these goals.
  5. Submit a letter from the Ferris State University alumna(us) parent describing the effect their educational experiences at Ferris had on their life or professional career.
  6. Submit the attached recommendation by a Ferris Faculty or Staff person.
  7. Have not received this scholarship award previously.
Important dates for the 2014-2015 academic year:
  • Application posted online:  Mid to late January
  • May 2, 2014 – Application deadline.
  • July 2014 – Scholarship recipients are selected and announced.
  • September 2014 - Legacy Luncheon honoring recipients.
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