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Lake Superior State University

Scholarships

Scholarship criteria is reviewed each year and subject to change. Scholarships are described here as awarded for 2011-12.

Incoming Freshmen (In-State)

Eligibility is automatically evaluated by the Financial Aid Office for all students admitted by March 1st for the following academic year.

All recipients in this section are selected by the Financial Aid Committee and may choose any degree curriculum offered by the University. Students must be U.S. citizens and current graduates of an accredited Michigan high school.

Scholarships are awarded based on a point scale that is approved annually by the Financial Aid Committee. Fifty percent weight is given to the overall high school GPA and 50 percent is based on the highest ACT composite score received by March 1.

All renewable scholarships are based on the recipient meeting the University’s scholarship renewal criteria.

Laker Gold Scholarship
Value: Full tuition up to 17 credits inclusive of other LSSU awards, renewable.  Up to three scholarships will be awarded each year through the Laker Gold Competition.
Criteria: must meet Board of Trustees Distinguished Scholarship criteria, must have applied for admission no later than December 1st of senior year of high school, must be invited to attend annual competition and respond by invitation due date.

Board of Trustees Distinguished Scholarship
Value: up to $8000 per year ($5000 + $3000 if Room & Board) — renewable
Criteria: merit based; Michigan resident; minimum points 186 (example: 3.80 GPA and 28 ACT)

Board of Trustees Academic Excellence Scholarship
Value: up to $5000 per year ($3000 + $2000 if Room & Board) — renewable
Criteria: merit based; Michigan resident; 161.5-185.99 points (example: 3.50 GPA and 24 ACT)

Board of Trustees Academic Recognition Scholarship
Value: up to $3000 per year ($2000 + $1000 if Room & Board) — renewable
Criteria: merit based; Michigan resident; 137.5-161.49 points (example: 3.30 GPA and 21 ACT)

Incoming Freshmen (Out-of-State and Foreign)

Eligibility is determined by the Financial Aid Office for all students admitted by March 1st for the following academic year.

All recipients in this section are selected by the Financial Aid Committee and may choose any degree curriculum offered by the University. Students must be current graduates of high schools outside of Michigan and Ontario.

All renewable scholarships are based on the recipient meeting the University’s scholarship renewal criteria.

Board of Trustees’ Laker USA Scholarship
Value: the difference between out-of-state and in-state tuition — renewable
Criteria: merit based; U.S. students scoring 24 or higher ACT or 3.0 GPA, or who graduate in the top 20% of their graduating class
Note: this scholarship may be combined with other LSSU scholarships.

Board of Trustees United States and Foreign Distinguished Scholarship
Value: up to $4,000 per year ($2000 + $2000 if Room & Board) — renewable
Criteria: merit based; minimum 3.7 GPA and 28 ACT

Board of Trustees United States and Foreign Academic Scholarship
Value: up to $3000 per year ($2000 + $1000 if Room & Board) — renewable
Criteria: merit based; minimum 3.5 GPA and 25 ACT

Incoming Freshmen (Ontario)

Board of Trustees Ontario Distinguished Scholarship
Value: up to $4000 per year ($2000 + $2000 if Room & Board) — renewable
Criteria: merit based; Ontario resident; graduate of an Ontario high school; minimum 3.8 GPA (equated)

Board of Trustees Ontario Honors Scholarship
Value: up to $2000 per year ($1000 + $1000 if Room & Board) — renewable
Criteria: merit based; Ontario resident; graduate of an Ontario high school; minimum 3.5 GPA (equated)

Board of Trustees Ontario Achievement Scholarship
Value: $1,000 per year – renewable
Criteria: merit based; Ontario resident; graduate of an Ontario high school; minimum 3.3 GPA (equated)

Board of Trustees Ontario Award
Value: $1000 for first year only
Criteria: merit based; Ontario resident; graduate of an Ontario high school; minimum 3.0 GPA (equated)

Transfer Students

Eligibility is determined by the Financial Aid Office for all students admitted by April 15th for the following fall semester or December 1st for spring semester.  All recipients in this section are selected by the Financial Aid Committee and may choose any degree curriculum offered by the University.

Transfer scholarships are normally renewable for a second year, provided the recipient meets the University’s scholarship renewal criteria.

The eligible student must be entering LSSU for the first time directly from another college (students sitting out more than one semester are not eligible for scholarship consideration) as a full-time student. Awards are based on the cumulative GPA earned at all schools prior to start of the first LSSU semester, with a minimum of 24 earned college credits and a maximum of 90 attempted college credits at any combination of other accredited schools.

If the transfer student has less than 24 earned credits at time of admission (prior to April 15th), official transcripts are required by July 1st for scholarship consideration for the following academic year.

*Students who have taken LSSU classes prior to admission as a full-time student (such as transfer students from Sault College), must have earned a minimum LSSU cumulative GPA comparable to the minimum needed for the transfer scholarship.

For example, a student with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 from another college, must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 from LSSU for any credits taken as a dual-enrolled student to qualify for the Academic Excellence Transfer Scholarship.

Board of Trustees Distinguished Transfer Scholarship
Value: up to $5,000 per year ($3,000 + $2,000 if Room & Board) — renewable for second year
Criteria: merit based; earned cumulative GPA of 3.8 or higher

Board of Trustees Academic Excellence Transfer Scholarship
Value: up to $3,500 per year ($2,000 + $1,500 if Room & Board) — renewable for second year
Criteria: merit based; earned cumulative GPA of 3.5-3.79

Board of Trustees Academic Honors Transfer Scholarship
Value: up to $2,000 per year ($1,000 + $1,000 if Room & Board) — renewable for second year
Criteria: merit based; earned cumulative GPA of 3.3-3.49

ΦΘK (Phi Theta Kappa) Scholarship
Value: $1,000 per year — renewable for second year
Criteria: must be a certified member of Phi Theta Kappa; earned cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
*Student must submit proof of membership before beginning attendance at LSSU.

Laker USA Transfer Scholarship
Value: the difference between out-of-state and in-state tuition – renewable
Criteria: merit based; U.S. students transferring from another U.S. college with a minimum 3.3 GPA and 24 earned credits.

Additional Scholarships for Incoming Students

The Financial Aid Office may consider incoming students for these scholarships if they are admitted by March 1st for the following academic year. Some endowed and academic department awards may be made earlier and it is to the student’s advantage to apply for admission earlier than March 1st. These scholarships may replace and/or upgrade other LSSU scholarships. Students may choose any degree program to be considered for these scholarships unless specifically listed in the scholarship description.

Students must meet the University’s scholarship renewal criteria to maintain these scholarships.

449th Bombardment Wing Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; entering freshmen that have graduated from high schools in Chippewa, Luce or Mackinac County

Guy Adda Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; preference is given to applicants from Southeastern Lower Michigan; based on GPA and ACT scores

William Ayers Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: must be a Sault Area High School graduate
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee upon recommendation of the Sault Area High School Faculty Honor Committee

Richard Blankenbaker Memorial Award
Value: variable up to full tuition — renewable
Criteria: need based; preference is given to graduates of DeTour High School or a DeTour mailing address

Leah Marie Bollin Memorial Award
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: This award is intended to help a student who has epilepsy and is making satisfactory progress toward his/her educational goals. A minimum cumulative 2.00 GPA is required. Preference will be given to a student with demonstrated financial need. Students with other seizure disorders will also be considered. Interested students must complete a questionnaire and provide three letters of recommendation.
Selected by: recommendation of a committee of representatives from the LSSU faculty, Disability Services, Counseling Center and the Bollin family.

James and Jean Boult Scholarship
Value: variable – renewable
Criteria: merit based; graduate from Sault Area High School; major in Recreation Studies

Kurt and Mary Brammer Scholarship
Value: full tuition — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; high school seniors, transfer students or LSSU students who apply after earning 26 LSSU credits; awards to high school seniors are based on ACT and GPA scores

C. Eugene Chang International Studies Scholarship
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: must be in good academic standing; minimum cumulative 2.50 GPA is required. Not available to U.S. or Canadian citizens. Student must have graduated from a foreign high school and not be a recipient of an LSSU scholarship.

Sam Cohodas Endowed Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; awarded annually to Michigan Upper Peninsula high school seniors based on GPA and ACT scores, character and leadership.

Robert Considine Community Scholarship
Value: Full tuition up to 17 credits – renewable
Two scholarships will be awarded each year.
Criteria: merit based; must be graduate of Rudyard High School; major in any program in Colleges of Business & Professional Studies, Health Professions and Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics; must be admitted by March 1 for the next academic year; 3.3 GPA or higher; 21 ACT or higher; preference given to those with demonstrated financial need (FAFSA on file); if there are no eligible Rudyard High School graduates, then a graduate of a Chippewa County high school may be considered.

Angela Coullard Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; graduating Sault Area High School senior who has participated in at least 2 seasons of an SAHS athletic program; minimum 3.0 GPA
Selected by: recommendation of the Sault Area High School Athletic Department

Michael Della-Moretta Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; preference given to Upper Peninsula residents
Curriculum: biological science

Elizabeth (Betsy) Demaray Business Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; first preference given to students who are residents of Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula, non-traditional students who have history of participation in community services
Curriculum: business
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Business

Sam Dubow Memorial Scholarship
Value: $300 — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; graduating Sault Area High School senior; leadership demonstration; community/school involvement
Selected by: recommendation by the Sault Area High School Faculty Honors Committee

Frank Fazi Endowed Scholarship
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; awarded to incoming freshman with a minimum 3.0 GPA and a graduate of an Eastern Upper Peninsula high school
Curriculum: business and/or economics

Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship
Value: variable – renewable
Criteria: merit based; incoming freshmen or current students; major in Fine Arts

First National Bank of St. Ignace Endowed Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; preference is given to graduates of LaSalle High School of St. Ignace and selection is based on GPA and ACT scores

H. Thayer Fletcher Distinguished Scholarship
Value: full tuition — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; Michigan or Canadian residents; meet distinguished scholarship criteria

Rosa Grout Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; selection based on high school GPA and ACT scores
Curriculum: engineering, engineering technology, mathematics, computer and mathematical science or lab science major

Dennis Hardt Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; student’s high school GPA and ACT scores will be the prime selection criteria; current LSSU students must have earned at least 26 LSSU credits with a minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: electrical engineering

Philip A. Hart Memorial Scholarship
Value: full tuition — renewable
Criteria: seniors of Michigan high schools or graduates of Michigan community colleges planning to attend LSSU for the first time; minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Candidates will be required to submit their applications with formal essays detailing their values, goals and public service experience. Essays should attempt to answer this question: “How have my activities thus far related to the goals and the ideals of Senator Hart?” Candidates will also be required to submit two letters of recommendation from individuals acquainted with their leadership and/or public service activities. Deadline for receipt of all application materials is published annually.

Sven V. Heikkinen Engineering Scholarship
Value: $500 – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based;  must be majoring in the engineering field
Selected by: recommendation from the Engineering Faculty

Frank and Gladys Hoholik Scholarship
Value: variable up to full tuition — renewable
Criteria: need based; may be entering freshmen, transfer students or currently enrolled students who have completed 26 credits at LSSU

David R. and Patricia L. Hubbard Award
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; may be awarded to entering freshmen, transfer students or currently enrolled students who have completed 26 credits at LSSU

Roberts P. and Ella B. Hudson Foundation Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; new freshman or transfer student admitted by April 1 for the following academic year; minimum 3.0 GPA, must be a graduate from a Chippewa County high school

Robert M. Hunt Memorial Scholarship
Value: up to one-half tuition and fees — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; Sault Area High School graduate who is a well-rounded student and demonstrates leadership skills and dedication to his/her community; minimum 2.0 GPA
Note: If an eligible high school senior is not available, the scholarship may be awarded to an LSSU student that graduated from Sault Area High School with at least 26 earned LSSU credits and meets the eligibility requirements. This scholarship may not be awarded in conjunction with or in place of an athletic scholarship.
Selected by: recommendation of the Sault Area High School Faculty Honors Committee

Huizenga Engineering Scholarship
Value: variable – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; 3.30 GPA and 24 ACT minimum; demonstrated interest in career in engineering and technology; major in engineering or engineering technology.
Selected by: School of Engineering and Technology

Neil and Dolly Isham Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; must be a Michigan resident
Curriculum: any major in the College of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences

Lawrence Roy Jacobson and Dorothy M. Bell Engineering Scholarship
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: need based; must be a Sault Area High School graduate
Curriculum: engineering
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Engineering and Technology

John Kalesky Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; based on high school GPA and ACT scores; may be granted to current LSSU students with at least 26 earned LSSU credits and a minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: geology

C. Ernest Kemp Endowed Scholarship
Value: variable — minimum $600 — renewable
Criteria: merit based; based on high school GPA and ACT scores; may be granted to current LSSU students with at least 26 earned LSSU credits and a minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: geology

George and Virginia Lahodny Endowment Scholarship
Value: minimum $500 — renewable
Criteria: merit based; based on high school GPA and ACT scores; may also be granted to current

Larson-Prohazka Scholarship

Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; based on GPA and ACT scores; preference will be given to students from the Upper Peninsula with a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher; graduate of an Upper Peninsula high school that the student attended for at least three years; may be awarded to current LSSU students with at least 26 earned LSSU credits if an eligible high school student is not available

LSSU Foundation Endowed Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; for Michigan resident or non-resident students; available to high school seniors, community college graduates and LSSU students who are enrolled full time with at least 26 earned LSSU credits; selection is based on GPA and ACT scores

LSSU Robotics Scholarship
Value: variable- renewable for sophomore year
Criteria: merit based; 3.30 GPA and 24 ACT minimum, demonstrated interest in robotics specialty curriculum and experience as a participant in robotics competitions or summer camps; major in engineering or engineering technology.
Selected by: School of Engineering and Technology

LSSU Support Staff Award (ESP)
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: full-time student in good standing; minimum cumulative 2.00 GPA is required. Must be either the child or grandchild of a participating union employee or retiree or be sponsored by a participating employee. Preference will be given to a student with demonstrated financial need. Interested students must submit a biographical essay
Selected by: recommendation by the LSSU Support Staff Award Committee

John Lehman Chemistry Scholarship
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; preference given to student with demonstrated financial need if two or more applicants are judged to have equal potential; special application letter and essay required; if incoming freshman is not available, the award may be given to sophomores or juniors or to students who previously received the award
Curriculum: chemistry or environmental chemistry
Selected by: recommendation of the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences

Dr. Louis Lukenda Family Endowment
Value: variable – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; freshmen or new transfer student; graduate of an Ontario, Canada high school; preference to students with demonstrated financial need, such as OSAP; preference to applicants majoring in health care or education; preference to students participating in an LSSU athletic program.
Selected by: LSSU faculty selection committee

Dr. Louis and Mae Lukenda Scholarship
Value: $4,000 each – non-renewable
Criteria; merit based; freshmen or new transfer or current LSSU student; graduate of an Ontario, Canada high school; preference to students with demonstrated financial need, such as OSAP; preference to applicants majoring in health care or education; preference to students participating in an LSSU athletic program.

Masons of Michigan Bethel Lodge #358 Scholarship
Value:  $500 or more – non-renewable
Criteria:  merit based; resident of Michigan; must be a child, step-child or grandchild of a member of a Lodge under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Michigan; preference to students with financial need.

School of Mathematics and Computer Science Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; based on high school GPA and ACT scores
Curriculum: computer and math science, or math secondary education

Tony McLain Student Leadership Scholarship
Value: $1200 – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; must have a minimum GPA of 3.25; must have graduated from one of the following high schools: Mason County Central High School, Thornapple Kellogg, Carsonville-Port Sanilac, Superior Central or Sault Area High School; must demonstrate  leadership by participation in athletics, student council, community service; preference will be given to those with financial need.

Bill Munsell Endowed Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; graduate of a Chippewa, Luce or Mackinac County public high school; based on GPA and ACT scores

James C. and Melissa H. Myers Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; selection based on high school GPA and ACT scores; minimum 3.0 GPA

Leslie O’Polka Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: need based; graduate of DeTour High School; may be granted to current LSSU student with at least 26 earned LSSU credits if a high school senior is not eligible

Chase and Stella Osborn Endowed Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; based on GPA and ACT scores

John D. Peacock Award
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; must have part-time employment while attending LSSU; minimum 2.0 GPA

Frank and Marion Pingatore Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; Sault Area High School graduate; based on GPA and ACT scores; may be granted to current LSSU students with at least 26 earned LSSU credits and a minimum 3.0 GPA, if a Sault Area High School graduate is not available.

Precision Edge Surgical Products Company Community Scholarship
Value: $2500 – renewable for sophomore year
Criteria: merit based; must be a graduate of a Chippewa County high school; preference given to graduates of Sault Area High School; must have financial need.

Kelsey Raffaele Memorial Scholarship
Value: $500 or higher – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; new freshmen graduate from Sault Area High School; Preference to students who are members of the Business Professionals of America Organization (BPA); if no eligible candidate then a SAHS graduate majoring in computer science or any business program may be considered.
Selected by: Sault Area High School Academic Awards Committee

Ross N. Roe Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; must be enrolled at least half time (six or more credits); incoming freshmen students must have a 2.5 or higher GPA; continuing students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; applicants must also be a volunteer in regard to the I-500 Snowmobile Race or a member of the volunteer’s family
Selected by: recommendation of the I-500 Snowmobile Committee

C.G. “Sandy” Sanderson Endowed Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; graduates of an Upper Peninsula high school; based on GPA and ACT scores

Sault/Loretto High School Scholarship
Value: $500 — renewable
Criteria: merit based; graduates of Sault Area High School; selection is based on GPA and ACT scores; if a graduating senior is not available, the scholarship may be awarded to a current LSSU student who is a Sault Area High School graduate.

Dr. Kenneth J. Shouldice Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; enrolled at least half-time at the main campus or regional location; incoming freshmen must have a 3.0 or higher high school GPA; currently enrolled LSSU students with at least 26 earned LSSU credits and minimum 3.0 GPA

Charles Snyder Engineering & Technology Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; minimum 3.0 GPA and 22 ACT for freshmen or transfer.
Curriculum: engineering or engineering technology
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Engineering and Technology

Judson “Bucky” Swart Soo Lions Club Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; graduate of a Chippewa, Luce or Mackinac County high school
Note: If there is not an eligible candidate from Chippewa, Luce or Mackinac County, a candidate from the Eastern Upper Peninsula may be considered. In the event a graduating senior is not available for the scholarship, it may be awarded to a current LSSU student who is a graduate of a high school in Chippewa, Luce or Mackinac County
Curriculum: business and/or economics

Earl and Minnie Walker Endowment Scholarship
Value: variable — up to full tuition — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based

Izaak Walton League of America Lock City Chapter Endowed Scholarship
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; graduate of Sault Area High School; minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: fisheries and wildlife management

William “Bud” and Gretchen Weber Scholarship
Value: $500 — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; preference given to those with demonstrated volunteerism who graduated from Sault Area High School

Lottie, Florence and Dorothy Weinreich Memorial Scholarship
Value: $1000 — renewable
Criteria: merit based; preference given to graduates of an EUP high school

Harold Weiss Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; minimum high school 3.0 GPA; Michigan resident
Curriculum: criminal justice

Eugene Welch Endowment Scholarship
Value: variable — up to full tuition and books; renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; must be a resident of Michigan

W. Gordon and Adela J. Wilman Scholarship
Value: $1,000 — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; must be a graduate of Sault Area High School; if there are no eligible SAHS candidates, a student who is a graduate from a Chippewa County high school may be considered
Curriculum: education

Current Students

Students that did not receive a scholarship upon entering LSSU may compete for one of these scholarships. Scholarship “sign up” periods are held each year for available scholarships. Students can sign up for open scholarships each October and February at the Financial Aid webpage or in the department making the selection.

All recipients in this section are selected by the Financial Aid Committee (unless otherwise stated) and may choose any degree curriculum offered by the University (unless otherwise stated).
All current student scholarships require a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and 26 earned LSSU credits (unless otherwise stated). Students who are selected must be making normal satisfactory progress toward a degree and should not exceed 124 earned credits, except for fifth-year teaching internships.

Scholarships selected by academic departments can usually be combined with other LSSU scholarships, provided the total award does not exceed the cost of tuition and fees. Academic department scholarships are typically awarded in the spring semester for the following academic year.

All renewable scholarships are based on the recipient meeting the University’s scholarship renewal criteria.

Any Curriculum

LSSU Achievement Scholarship
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; must have earned at least 26 LSSU credits; preference will be given to students who are not current recipients of any LSSU scholarship and who have demonstrated scholastic achievement and/or GPA improvement during their LSSU experience.
Selected by: Retention Committee

Mary R. Gray Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; must have earned at least 26 LSSU credits, preference will be given to non-traditional students (out of high school at least one year before college)

Crystal L. Housding Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; must have graduated from an Emmet County high school; preference given to students with financial need; preference given to students who demonstrate volunteer involvement and leadership skills.

Laker Student Leader Scholarship
Value: $1,000 — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; must have earned at least 56 credits at LSSU
Selected by: nominations from LSSU faculty and staff with recommendation by the selection committee

Thomas J. O’Neil Memorial Scholarship
Value: $1000 — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; resident of Eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan; earned at least 26 LSSU credits, minimum 3.0 GPA
Note: If there is not an eligible candidate from the EUP, Michigan residents may be considered
Curriculum: human services preferred, teaching may be considered
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Sault Ste. Marie Business and Professional Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: student who has returned to college after at least a two-year interruption and who has established a college cumulative GPA of 3.0 after two semesters of study; restricted to applicants from Chippewa, Mackinac or Luce County

Edward C. and Hazel L. Stephenson Foundation Scholarship
Value: up to $3000 per year, non-renewable;
Criteria: merit based; minimum 3.0 GPA; must be a full-time student; earned at least 26 LSSU credits; graduated from Michigan high school or the Great Lakes region; preference given to those who have overcome disabilities or other hardships in attaining his/her level of academic achievement

William “Bud” and Gretchen Weber Scholarship
Value: $500 — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; preference given to those with demonstrated volunteerism who graduated from Sault Area High School

Arts and Letters

Marion Strahl Boyer Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable up to two years
Criteria: merit and need based; first preference will be given to a student from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan; non-traditional student preferred or must be at least a junior (56 credits earned); minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: English or pursuing a teaching degree with an English minor
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Carl and Bernitta Burtt Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; resident of Michigan; preference to residents of Eastern Upper Peninsula
Curriculum: arts and letters or social sciences
Selected by: recommendation of the College of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences

Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship
Value: variable
Criteria: merit based; incoming freshmen students or current students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA Curriculum: any degree curriculum offered by the University with preference given to students majoring in one or more of the Fine and Performing Arts programs
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Communication Studies and the Fine and Performing Arts

Milton Scherer Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Value: variable — awarded annually
Criteria: merit based; awarded annually to a sophomore or higher; minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: major in history with minor in geography
Selected by: recommendation of the College of Arts. Letters and Social Sciences

Edeltraute Vialpando Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; preference to students with financial need.
Curriculum: French Studies
Selected by: recommendation from the Dean of Arts & Letters with French Studies faculty

Athletics

Marian and Raymond Chelberg Outstanding Science Athlete Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrated leadership abilities and excel in at least one varsity sport; awarded at end of junior year; earned at least 30 LSSU credits
Curriculum: natural science or math
Selected by: recommendation of the Athletic Department

Ronald “Bud” Cooper Endowed Award
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: One award will be given to student athletes participating in each of four Division II women’s sports including softball, tennis, track and cross country. Students must have earned a minimum 2.0 GPA. Awards will be given to juniors in the spring for their senior year. If there are no eligible juniors, the award may be given to a sophomore.
Selected by: recommendation of the Athletic Department

Jim Fallis Endowed Athletic Fund
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; earned at least 26 LSSU credits; have been an All-American honoree the previous academic year; be an enrolled student athlete and eligible per NCAA rules covering participation in varsity sports at LSSU; minimum 2.5 GPA; due to NCAA rules, an individual who is receiving full equivalency grant-in-aid is not eligible; in the event that no student athletes meet these guidelines, the selection committee may select an individual who has excelled in his or her sport and in the classroom
Selected by: recommendation of the Athletic Department

Dillon F. Menard Memorial Scholarship
Value: up to $1000 — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; must be a member of the LSSU track and cross country teams; minimum 3.0 GPA, must be at least sophomore status.
Selected by: recommendation of the LSSU Track and Cross Country Coach and the LSSU Athletic Director

James R. Mason Memorial Scholarship
Value: $1000 — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; must be a member of the LSSU hockey team, preference given to residents of Chippewa, Luce or Mackinac County of Michigan, consideration will be given to candidates who have played hockey for at least one season in the Sault Amateur Hockey Association or for secondary institution in the listed counties of preference, freshmen or transfer students or current students with a minimum 3.0 GPA, financial need may be considered.
Selected by: recommendation of the LSSU Hockey Coach and LSSU Athletic Director

Ruth Norvell Endowment Fund
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; must be a walk-on or partially-funded student athlete and have been accepted as a member of the LSSU NCAA Division I Laker ice hockey team; must maintain an academic standing equal to the NCAA requirements for participation; award may be renewed if all conditions are met following year
Selected by: recommendation of the LSSU Hockey Coach and LSSU Athletic Director

Dr. Harry Pike Award
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; Michigan residents; preference given to students with financial need
Note: This annual scholarship will be awarded on a rotating basis, if allowable by NCAA regulations, to a sport not fully funded and not supplemented by the “Bud” Cooper Endowed Award in a given year. The sports will be listed by priority to determine the rotation basis. In the event there is no eligible recipient according to the rotation list, a student from the sport next in line will be selected. The displaced sport will revert to the next year’s top priority.
Selected by: recommendation of the Athletic Department

Gil Somes Endowed Award
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: full-time student working as a student equipment manager or student athletic trainer for the LSSU Athletic Department; minimum cumulative 2.50 GPA; preference given to student with demonstrated financial need; if there is no eligible candidate, a student-athlete working with the Athletic Department may be considered
Selected by: recommendation of the Athletic Department

Chris Yanni Memorial Award
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; recipient must be one of the top-seven runners of the LSSU men’s cross country team; made significant contributions to the success of the cross country program; minimum 2.0 GPA; be a citizen of Canada or the United States (preference will be given to those applicants from Northern Ontario or Michigan); must have run for the LSSU cross country team for at least one full season and be returning to LSSU and competing for the cross country team the following year; must be a strong advocate for athletics and the virtues of clean, healthy living
Selected by: recommendation of the Athletic Department

Biology, Chemistry, Fisheries and Wildlife

Dr. Arthur Duwe Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; may be a Michigan resident or non-resident, enrolled full time; minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: awarded in the spring of his/her junior year to a medical laboratory science student for his/her year of internship. If a qualified medical laboratory science student is not available, the award may be given to a senior in biology, fisheries and wildlife, or environmental science
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Biological Sciences

Norma & Weldon Fritch Scholarship
Value: variable – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; must have earned at least 56 LSSU credits; U.S. citizen with preference to Michigan residents; preference to students with financial need.
Curriculum: Geology; if none then any natural science program
Selected by: recommendation of the Geology faculty

Gilbert Gleason Fisheries and Wildlife Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable for senior year
Criteria: merit based; junior or senior status; students who do not qualify for federal grants; earned at least 56 LSSU credits; minimum 3.0 GPA prior to the fall of their junior year
Curriculum: fisheries and wildlife; biology major may be considered if there are no eligible fisheries and wildlife majors
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Biological Sciences

William R. Gregory Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; junior status, minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: engineering, mathematics, business, biology or fisheries and wildlife management
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Headwaters Chapter of Trout Unlimited Fisheries Scholarship
Value: $500 — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; senior status, resident of Michigan, preference given to students from the Headwaters Chapter of Trout Unlimited service area (Otsego, Cheboygan, Presque Isle, Alpena and Montmorency counties)
Curriculum: fisheries and wildlife with focus on fisheries
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Biological Sciences

Hiawatha Sportsman’s Club Fisheries and Wildlife Scholarship
Value: $1,000 — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; at least sophomore status; preference given to graduates of Engadine or Newberry High School and those who have participated in the HSC fish and wildlife study trip
Curriculum: fisheries and wildlife management program
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Biological Sciences

John Lehman Chemistry Scholarship
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; special application and letter required
Curriculum: chemistry or environmental chemistry
Selected by: recommendation of the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences

Mary Lubs and Viggo Thomsen Endowed Scholarship
Value: $1,000 per year — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; must be at least sophomore status
Curriculum: biological sciences, pre-pharmacy, pre-medical or pre-dental
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Edward & Jill Smith Scholarship
Value: variable – renewable
Criteria:  merit based; earned 56 LSSU credits with minimum 3.0 GPA; preference to graduate of Michigan high school.
Curriculum:  pre-med concentration
Selected by:  recommendation by the School of Biological Sciences

SMO Foundation Endowed Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; sophomore status; must be
a resident of Chippewa,
Mackinac or Luce County; minimum 3.5 GPA
Curriculum: pre-medicine or pre-pharmacy
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Izaak Walton League of America Lock City Chapter Endowed Scholarship
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; graduate of Sault Area High School with 26 earned LSSU credits, minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: fisheries and wildlife management
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Business and Economics

Bollin Family Marketing Award
Value: up to $1000 — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based, minimum 2.0 GPA, must complete application and submit appropriate marketing course of SIFE project with application
Curriculum: marketing
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Business

Lisa Davidson and Sherry Brooks Nursing & Accounting Scholarship
Value: $1000 – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; must have earned at least 56 LSSU credits; preference to students with financial need
Curriculum: Accounting or Nursing
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Central Savings Bank Scholarship
Value: variable up to tuition and books — renewable
Criteria: minimum 3.0 GPA after two or more semesters of study; applicants must submit a resumé and a transcript of grades; preference to students who have graduated from high school in the Eastern Upper Peninsula or the Algoma District of Ontario who have an interest in seeking full-time employment in the field of banking in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. This scholarship provides assistance to a student who intends on pursuing a career in banking in the EUP. The bank also provides part-time employment during the school year.
Curriculum: finance and economics

School of Business/Lambda Scholarship
Value: $500 per semester — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; junior or senior status; earned at least 26 LSSU credits; minimum 3.0 GPA; demonstrated campus/community leadership and dedication to working in the business profession
Curriculum: business
Selected by: recommendation of the Lambda/School of Business Scholarship Committee

William R. Gregory Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; junior status, minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: engineering, mathematics, business, biology or fisheries and wildlife management
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Warren Parker Family Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: need based; full-time student, earned at least 25 LSSU credits in business administration major, must have graduated from a high school in Chippewa, Mackinac or Luce county.  Curriculum: business administration
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Judson “Bucky” Swart Soo Lions Club Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; graduate of a Chippewa, Luce or Mackinac county high school with 26 earned LSSU credits
Curriculum: business and/or economics
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Daune Weiss Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; preference given to students from Otsego and Mackinac counties
Curriculum: elementary/secondary education or business
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Counseling Center

Margaret Haag Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Value: $250 – non-renewable
Criteria: must be an LSSU chemistry tutor; must have successfully completed each course they tutor with a “B” grade or higher, must possess excellent interpersonal skills and a desire to help students succeed academically.
Selected by: Dean of Academic Services and Learning Center Director

Edwin Peterson Endowment Scholarship
Value: $350 - non-renewable
Criteria: must be an LSSU chemistry tutor; must have successfully completed each course they tutor with a "B" grade or higher, must possess excellent interpersonal skills and a desire to help students succeed academically.
Selected by: Dean of Academic Services and Learning Center Director

Criminal Justice

Stephen Bell Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; Michigan resident; must have earned 26 LSSU credits, minimum 3.0 GPA; preference given to students with financial need and residents from the Eastern Upper Peninsula
Curriculum: fire science; if not available, a student majoring in criminal justice may be considered
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Criminal Justice, Fire Science, and EMS

John Weir (Sault Police Department) Memorial Scholarship
Value: $250 or higher – non-renewable
Criteria: must be a graduate of the LSSU Criminal Justice Program and current MCOLES academy cadet; must be active in extracurricular activities and exhibit outstanding citizenship; preference to students who were first generation college students in their family.
Selected by: recommendation from the LSSU Criminal Justice faculty to the Financial Aid Committee

Harold Weiss Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; minimum 3.0 GPA, Michigan resident
Curriculum: criminal justice
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Education

Rebecca “Becca” Arms Scholarship
Value: $500 – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; preference to students with financial need; preference to Michigan residents; preference to students who are members of the Sigma Lambda Sigma sorority.
Curriculum: early childhood education or elementary education
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Marion Strahl Boyer Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable up to two years
Criteria: merit and need based; first preference will be given to a student from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan; non-traditional student preferred or must be at least a junior (56 credits earned); minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: English or pursuing a teaching degree with an English minor
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Robert O. Wallis C-MARSP Memorial Scholarship
Value:  variable – non-renewable
Criteria:  merit and need based; resident from Chippewa or Mackinac County; minimum 3.0 GPA; recipient asked to attend C-MARSP general membership meeting for presentation of the scholarship award
Curriculum:  teaching
Selected by:  recommendation from the School of Education

Daune Weiss Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; preference given to students from Otsego and Mackinac counties
Curriculum: elementary/secondary education or business
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Engineering

Andersen Family Engineering Scholarship
Value: $1200 — non-renewable
Curriculum: engineering
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Engineering and Technology

William R. Gregory Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; junior status, minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: engineering, mathematics, business, biology or fisheries and wildlife management
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Dennis Hardt Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; must have earned 26 LSSU credits, minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: electrical engineering
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Sven V. Heikkinen Engineering Scholarship
Value: $500 — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: engineering
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Engineering and Technology

John and Jan Madl Manufacturing Engineering Technology Award
Value: $500 — non-renewable
Criteria: minimum 2.0 GPA; need based
Curriculum: manufacturing engineering technology
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Engineering and Technology

Precision Edge Surgical Products Company Engineering Scholarship
Value: variable – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; must have earned 26 credits; preference to students with financial need.
Curriculum: engineering or engineering technology
Selected by: School of Engineering and Technology

Floyd and Joyce Starks Memorial Scholarship
Value: $1,200 — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; U.S. citizen, resident of Michigan, Indiana, Ohio or Wisconsin; minimum GPA of 3.25; sophomore status
Curriculum: electrical or computer engineering
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Engineering and Technology

Fire Science

Stephen Bell Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; Michigan resident; must have earned 26 LSSU credits, minimum 3.0 GPA; preference given to students with financial need and residents from the Eastern Upper Peninsula
Curriculum: fire science; if not available, a student majoring in criminal justice may be considered
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Criminal Justice, Fire Science, and EMS

Geology

Norma & Weldon Fritch Scholarship
Value: variable – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; must have earned at least 56 LSSU credits; U.S. citizen with preference to Michigan residents; preference to students with financial need.
Curriculum: Geology; if none then any natural science program
Selected by: recommendation of the Geology faculty

Geology Club Scholarship
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; junior or senior status; active membership in the Geology Club; exceptionally good academic record in geology; earned at least 26 LSSU credits
Curriculum: geology
Selected by: recommendation of the Department of Geology and Physics

John Kalesky Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; earned at least 26 LSSU credits, minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: geology
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

C. Ernest Kemp Endowed Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; earned at least 26 LSSU credits, minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: geology
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Math and Computer Science

Marian and Raymond Chelberg Outstanding Science Athlete Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrated leadership abilities and excel in at least one varsity sport; awarded at end of junior year; earned at least 30 LSSU credits
Curriculum: natural science or math
Selected by: recommendation of the Athletic Department

Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science Scholarship
Value: up to $1200 – non-renewable
Criteria:  merit based; minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum:  mathematics or computer science or math education
Selected by:  recommendation from the School of Mathematics and Computer Science

William R. Gregory Scholarship
Value: variable — renewable
Criteria: merit based; junior status, minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: engineering, mathematics, business, biology or fisheries and wildlife management
Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Franklin F. and Wanda L. Otis Award
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: earned at least 26 LSSU credits; minimum 2.5 GPA overall and minimum 3.0 GPA in computer science and mathematics courses; must be a resident of Michigan, Wisconsin or Ontario at time of application. Applicants should send letter of application addressing their qualifications to the designated mathematics faculty member the first week of October.
Curriculum: computer science or math
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Mathematics and Computer Science

Gerald Samson Mathematics Scholarship
Value: Variable – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based
Curriculum: computer and mathematical sciences
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Mathematics and Computer Science

School of Mathematics and Computer Science Scholarship
Value: variable — non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; minimum GPA 3.0
Curriculum: mathematics or computer science or math education
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Mathematics and Computer Science

Natural Resource Technology

Christopher W. Reinke Endowment Award
Value: variable – non-renewable
Criteria: merit and preference to needy students; sophomore status only; GPA between 2.0 and 3.0; sincere interest and dedication in the natural resources technology field
Curriculum: natural resources technology
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Biological Sciences

Nursing

Cunningham Nursing Scholarship
Value: $1,000 per year – non-renewable
Criteria: full-time nursing student; sophomore or junior status; minimum 3.00 GPA; preference to student with demonstrated financial need; essay required
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Nursing

Vivian M. Day Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Value: variable – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; earned at least 26 LSSU credits; demonstrated leadership and dedication to the profession; graduated from an Upper Peninsula high school; be enrolled as a full-time nursing student; minimum 3.0 GPA
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Nursing

Lisa Davidson and Sherry Brooks Nursing & Accounting Scholarship
Value:  $1000 – non-renewable
Criteria:  merit based; must have earned at least 56 LSSU credits; preference to students with financial need
Curriculum:  Accounting or Nursing
Selected by:  Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Tempie Dubow Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; at least sophomore status; minimum 2.75 GPA; demonstrated ability to relate to others, including patients; local applicants receive top consideration
Curriculum: nursing
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Nursing

Alana Eitrem Memorial Endowment Award
Value: variable – renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; admitted to the nursing program; graduated from a Chippewa County high school; minimum 2.0 GPA
Curriculum: nursing
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Nursing

Donald and Catherine Finlayson Nursing Scholarship
Value: variable – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; preference given to student with Upper Peninsula of Michigan ties, demonstrated empathy with patients and financial need
Curriculum: nursing
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Nursing

Hospice of the Eastern Upper Peninsula Scholarship
Value: up to $1,000 – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; minimum GPA of 3.0; junior or senior status in the nursing program; at least six credits per semester, must submit an essay indicating interest in Hospice
Curriculum: nursing
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Nursing

I-500 Parking Committee LPN Award
Value: $500 – non-renewable
Criteria: minimum 2.0 GPA; must be a graduate of a Chippewa, Mackinac, or Luce County high school or GED program; preference given to those with financial need
Curriculum: LPN program
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Nursing

Dixie Stanley Light and Morton Light Nursing Growth Scholarship
Value: variable up to $1,500 – renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; registered nurse of Michigan or Ontario admitted to the LSSU baccalaureate nursing post-licensure track; enrolled in a minimum of one LSSU nursing or support course each semester during the academic year; minimum 3.0 GPA; must submit a 500-word essay to explain their valuing of nursing as a service and career
Curriculum: nursing post-licensure track
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Nursing

May Mitchell Royal Foundation Nursing Scholarship
Value: full tuition up to $7,000 – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; must have earned at least 26 credit hours at LSSU; preference given to those with financial need
Curriculum: nursing
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Nursing

Nancy Mongene and Russell J. Pattison Nursing Scholarship
Value: $1,000 – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; preference given to students pursuing a career in the public health care sector; must be a graduate of a Michigan Upper Peninsula high school
Curriculum: nursing
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Nursing

Patrick and MaryAnne Shannon Nursing Scholarship
Value: variable – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; junior status, preference given for students interested in gerontological nursing, minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: nursing
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Nursing

TenEyck-Guilliver Scholarship
Value: variable – renewable
Criteria: merit based; sophomore status or higher; Michigan resident preference given to those with financial need
Curriculum: nursing
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Nursing

War Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Nursing Scholarship
Value: $500 – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; full-time nursing student; sophomore or junior status; minimum 3.0 GPA; graduated from a Chippewa County high school
Note: If there is no qualifying candidate, a graduate from an EUP high school may be considered
Curriculum: nursing
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Nursing

War Memorial Hospital Medical Staff Nursing Scholarship
Value: variable – renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; must be college sophomores or juniors in the BSN or BSN completion program as full or part-time students; must be from the tri-county area; minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: nursing
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Nursing and a member of the War Memorial Hospital staff

War Memorial Hospital Nursing Intern Scholarship
Value: up to $4,000 – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; must be a nursing student with junior or senior status; must have completed a nursing internship at War Memorial Hospital
Curriculum: nursing
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Nursing

Waybrant Family Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) Scholarship
Value: variable – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; must be a graduate of a Chippewa, Mackinac or Luce County high school or GED program; preference given to students with financial need
Curriculum: LPN program
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Nursing

Political Science

Patrick M. Gagliardi Scholarship
Value: variable – renewable
Criteria: merit based; must be a permanent resident of Emmet, Mackinac, Chippewa, Luce, Schoolcraft or Alger Counties; preference given to student with demonstrated financial need; may be incoming freshman or students with 26 LSSU earned credits
Curriculum: political science
Selected by: recommendation of the Political Science faculty

Osborn Scholarship in Political Science
Value:  $100 – non-renewable
Criteria:  merit based
Curriculum:  political science
Selected by:  recommendation of the Political Science faculty

Psychology

Donald Hastings Memorial Scholarship
Value: variable – non-renewable
Criteria: merit based; may be Michigan residents or non-residents; enrolled full time; minimum 3.0 GPA
Curriculum: junior majoring in psychology
Selected by: recommendation of the Psychology faculty

Recreation

Russell D. Bruce Scholarship
Value: variable – non-renewable
Criteria: minimum 3.0 GPA; based on leadership and service contributions to the Recreation Club and Lake Superior State University; awarded at the conclusion of the spring semester of the junior year
Curriculum: recreation
Selected by: recommendation of the School of Recreation Studies and Exercise Science

Social Sciences and Human Services

Carl and Bernitta Burtt Scholarship
Value: variable – renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; resident of Michigan; preference to residents of Eastern Upper Peninsula
Curriculum: arts and letters or social sciences
Selected by: recommendation of the College of Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences

Osborn Scholarship in Political Science & History
Value: variable – non-renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; resident of Michigan; minimum of sophomore status; academic performance and potential for leadership in his or her chosen field
Curriculum: political science or history
Selected by: recommendation of a committee of political science and historians appointed by the Dean of the College of Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences

Tendercare Endowment
Value: variable – renewable
Criteria: merit and need based; minimum 3.0 GPA, earned at least 26 LSSU credits
Curriculum: health and human services
Seleted by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

The following scholarships may be awarded to current students based on availability:

Kurt and Mary Brammer Scholarship
C. Eugene Chang International Studies Scholarship
Fine & Performing Arts Scholarship
H. Fletcher Distinguished Scholarship
Philip Hart Memorial Scholarship
Frank & Gladys Hoholik Scholarship
David R. & Patricia L. Hubbard Award
Hudson, Coates, Kline Scholarship
Robert M. Hunt Memorial Scholarship
George & Virginia Lahodny Endowment Scholarship
Larson/Prohazka Scholarship
LSSU Foundation Endowed Scholarship
LSSU Support Staff Award
Bill Munsell Scholarship
Leslie O'Polka Memorial Scholarship
Frank & Marion Pingatore Memorial Scholarship
Ross N. Roe Scholarship
Sault/Loretto High School Scholarship
Dr. Kenneth J. Shouldice Memorial Scholarship

LSSU scholarship information is available at www.lssu.edu. Visit the website for details on new scholarships.

Memorials
Substantial funds have been contributed to the University's Endowment Scholarship Fund in memory of the following individuals:

Milton Bays, David Blair, Beverly Brennen Booth, John E. Brown, Matthew Howie, Maurice Hunt, Donald Lenick, Howard and Hollis MacDonald, Arvid Norlin, Mary Lou Peacock, Linda Pike, Orlando Pingatore, Dr. Thomas Robinson Sr., Minnie Etta Shobbrook, Bernard M. Smith, E.J. "Shine" Sundstrom, Lynn Steppig, Viggo J. Thomsen, Christopher Yanni, Prof. Stephen P. Youngs

 

 




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