Lake Superior State University
Lake Superior State University
 
Related Sites

Financial Aid Office

All Available LSSU Scholarships

Scholarships for 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.

Bethel Lodge #358 Free & Accepted Masons of Michigan Scholarship

  • Value: variable— non-renewable
  • Criteria: merit and need based; must be a resident of Michigan; minimum 3.0 GPA; must be a child, stop-child, or grandchild of a member of a Lodge under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Michigan

Canadian Gold Student Scholarship

  • Value: $2,000 — non-renewable
  • Criteria: merit based; must have earned 26-124 LSU credits with a minimum 3.25 GPA
  • Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

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 nontraditional students (out of high school at least one year before college)

Galen H. Harrison Scholarship

  • Value: variable — non-renewable
  • Criteria: merit and need based; must be a Pickford high School graduate who has been accepted to attend LSSU by April 1 of their high school senior year; must be an incoming LSSU freshman; must have earned a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Curriculum: biology, chemistry, geology, nursing, mathematics, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, environmental chemistry, environmental science, or mechanical engineering

Crystal L. Housding Memorial Scholarship

  • Value: variable — non-renewable
  • Criteria: merit and need based; must have a high school graduate from and Emmet County high school; must have earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher; must have earned at least 26 LSSU credits, preference will be given to students who demonstrate volunteer involvement and leadership skills

Roberts P. & Ella B. Hudson Foundation Scholarship

  • Value: variable — renewable
  • Criteria: merit based; must have a high school or transfer GPA of 3.0 or higher; must be a graduate from a Chippewa County high school, must be a student enrolled at LSSU by April 1 of the current academic year
  • Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Kelsey Raffael Memorial Scholarship

  • Value: variable — non-renewable
  • Criteria: merit based; must be a Sault Area High School graduate with a GPA of 3.0 or higher; must be accepted as a first year full time student at LSSU; preference is given to students who are members of the Business Professionals of America organization (BPA)
  • Selected by: recommendation by the Sault Area High School Academic Awards Committee

Laker Spirit Scholarship

  • Value: variable — non-renewable
  • Criteria: merit based; must have completed three semesters or more as a full-time student at LSSU; must have earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher; must provide two collaborating references of involvement; must demonstrate involvement in extra-curricular and campus activities
  • Selected by: recommendation by the selection committee

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

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 60% of tuition and fees, non-renewable , not to exceed $3,000 per year
  • 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

Pam Williamson Upward Bound Award

  • Value: variable — non-renewable
  • Criteria: must have participated in the Upward Bound program at LSSU Arts and Letters

Scholarships for 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

Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship

  • Value: variable — renewable
  • 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 Fine Arts Department

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: up to $1,200 — non-renewable
  • Criteria: merit based; consideration given to students with financial need
  • Curriculum: French studies
  • Selected by: recommendation of the College of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences

Scholarships for 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 Endowment Scholarship

  • Value: variable — non-renewable
  • Criteria: The scholarship allocation goes to women's sports on a rotating basis if allowable by NCAA regulations: softball, tennis, volley ball and cross country. The sports are listed in priority order. In the event that there is not an eligible recipient according to the rotation above, a student from the sport next in line should be selected. The displaced sport reverts to the next year's top priority.
  • Selected by: recommendation by 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 by the Athletic Department

Katherine E. Jackson Memorial Scholarship

  • Value: variable — renewable
  • Criteria: merit based; resident of Michigan or Ontario; member of the LSSU hockey team at time of selection; minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Selected by: recommendation of the LSSU Hockey Coach

James R. Mason Memorial Scholarship

  • Value: $1,000 — non-renewable
  • Criteria: merit and need based; resident of Michigan or Ontario; member of the LSSU hockey team at time of selection; minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Selected by: recommendation of the LSSU hockey coach and the Director of Athletics

Dillon F. Menard Memorial Scholarship

  • Value: $1,000 — non-renewable
  • Criteria: merit based; member of the LSSU track & cross-country team; must be of at least sophomore status when receiving the scholarship award; minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Selected by: recommendation of the LSSU track & cross-country coach and the 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 Laker 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 Scholarship 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 by 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

Douglas D. Weight Endowed Scholarship

  • Value: variable — non-renewable
  • Criteria: need based; must have been accepted as a member of the LSSU Laker 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

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 by the Athletic Department

Scholarships for Biological Sciences

Dr. Arthur Duwe Memorial Scholarship

  • Value: variable — non-renewable
  • Criteria: merit based; may be a Michigan resident or nonresident, enrolled full time; minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Curriculum: awarded in the spring of his/her junior year to a medical technology student for his/her year of internship. If a qualified medical technology student is not available, the award may be given to a senior majoring in the biological sciences.
  • Selected by: recommendation of the School of Biological Sciences

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 the 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: recommendation of the Biology Department

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

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

Scholarships for Business and Economics

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, Economics and Legal Studies/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, Economics and Legal Studies Scholarship Committee

Elizabeth (Betsy) Demaray Business Scholarship

  • Value: variable — renewable
  • Criteria: merit and need based; minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Note: preference will be given to a resident of Michigan's Eastern Upper Peninsula; preference will be given to non-traditional students
  • Curriculum: majoring in the Business degree program
  • Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

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

Scholarships for 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 justice; if not available, a student majoring in criminal justice may be considered
  • Selected by: recommendation of the School of Criminal Justice and Fire Science

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

Scholarships for Engineering

Andersen Family Engineering Scholarship

  • Value: variable — non-renewable
  • Criteria: merit and need based; minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Curriculum: any engineering-related course of study
  • Selected by: recommendation of the School of Engineering & 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 & Technology

Precision Edge Surgical Products Company Engineering Scholarship

  • Value: full tuition — non-renewable
  • Criteria: merit based; must have earned at least 26 credit hours, must be a Michigan resident;preference given to residents of Eastern Upper Peninsula and those with financial need
  • Curriculum: engineering
  • Selected by: recommendation of selection committee

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Scholarship

  • Value: minimum $500 — nonrenewable
  • Criteria: merit based; must have earned 26 LSSU credits, minimum 3.0 GPA, essay submitted by May 1st outlining career goals and accomplishments
  • Curriculum: engineering or engineering technology
  • Selected by: SAME Scholarship Committee and the 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 3.00; sophomore status
  • Curriculum: electrical engineering, electrical engineering technology or a computer engineering field
  • Selected by: recommendation of the School of Engineering & Technology

Scholarships for 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 justice; if not available, a student majoring in criminal justice may be considered
  • Selected by: recommendation of the School of Criminal Justice and Fire Science

Scholarships for Geology

Norma & Weldon Fritch Scholarship

  • Value: minimum $1,200 — non-renewable
  • Criteria: merit and need based; earned at least 56 LSSU credits, minimum 3.0 GPA; Michigan residents are preferred; if there are no eligible Michigan students, residents from any other geographic region within the United States may be considered.
  • Curriculum: geology; if there is no eligible geology major in a given academic year, then a student majoring in any of the natural science programs may be considered
  • Selected by: recommendation of the LSSU 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

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

Scholarships for Nursing

Cunningham Nursing Scholarship

  • Value: $1000 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 College of Nursing and Health Sciences

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 College of Nursing and Health Sciences

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 College of Nursing and Health Sciences

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 College of Nursing and Health Sciences

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 College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Hospice of the EUP Scholarship

  • Value: up to $1000 — nonrenewable
  • 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 College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Bud Clark I-500 Parking Committee 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 College of Nursing and Health Sciences

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 a career
  • Curriculum: nursing post-licensure track
  • Selected by: recommendation of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences

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 College of Nursing and Health Sciences

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 College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Straits Area Ostomy Association Scholarship

  • Value: variable – non-renewable
  • Criteria; must be a junior or senior nursing student; must be interested in working with ostomy clients after graduation

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 E.U.P. high school may be considered
  • Curriculum: nursing
  • Selected by: recommendation of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences

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 College of Nursing and Health Sciences and a member of the War Memorial Hospital staff

War Memorial Hospital Nursing Intern Scholarship

  • Value: full tuition — 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 College of Nursing and Health Sciences

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 College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Scholarship for 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 student with 26 LSSU earned credits
  • Curriculum: political science
  • Selected by: recommendation of the Department of Political Science

Scholarship for Physical Science

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

Scholarship for Psychology

Donald Hastings Memorial Scholarship

  • Value: variable — non-renewable
  • Criteria: merit based; may be Michigan residents or nonresidents; enrolled full time; minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Curriculum: junior majoring in psychology
  • Selected by: recommendation of the Department of Psychology

Scholarship for Recreation

Russell D. Bruce Recreation Department 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 Department of Recreation Studies and Exercise Science

Scholarships for Social Sciences and Human Services

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 head of the Social Sciences and Human Services Department

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
  • Selected by: Financial Aid Committee through scholarship sign-up

Scholarships for Teaching

Rebecca "Becca" Arms Scholarship

  • Value: $500 — non-renewable
  • Criteria: merit and need based; preference given to Michigan residents; earned at least 26 LSSU credits, minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Note: preference given to students who are members of the Sigma Lambda Sigma sorority
  • Curriculum: Early childhood 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

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: recommendation of the School of Education 

Robert O. Wallis C-MARSP Memorial Scholarship

  • Value: variable — non-renewable
  • Criteria: merit and need based; resident from Chippewa or Mackinac County; currently enrolled LSSU students with at least 26 earned LSSU credits and a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Curriculum: teaching (preference will be given to fifth-year teaching students)
  • 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

Home » Financial Aid > Available LSSU Scholarships
Share this page with your friends: