Alexandra Burgett Endowed scholarship

Applications for the 2024-2025 school year are now open.


2023 Alexandra Burgett Endowed Scholarship recipients


 Eligibility Criteria

  • Demonstrated financial need - applicant must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2024-2025 academic year
  • Undergraduate level student majoring in Healthcare Services and Sciences (HSS)
  • Must be enrolled at WMU, a full-time HSS student at the time of application and in the Fall 2024 semester
  • Must have a 3.0 minimum grade point average
  • It is preferred that students are currently working in a part-time job at least 10 hours a week
  • Previous recipients of the Scholarship are not eligible to apply.  
  • Must be available to attend the award ceremony in Kalamazoo on Friday in April 12, 2024, from 5-6:30 p.m.


  • 5 p.m., February 28, 2024 
  • Recipient will be notified by Friday March 22, 2024


  • For 2024-2025, two scholarships of $4,000 each will be awarded
  • Applicants will be evaluated on financial need, GPA and their essay
  • Award will be credited directly to the recipient’s student account in the fall of 2024

Application Instructions

  • Complete application
  • Essay must be 500 words or less
  • Essay Question: Please write an essay that describes your commitment to providing service to others. Please address the following points: 

          -What service to others means to you and how you have demonstrated that service. 

          -Specific information about service activities and experiences you have completed.

          -What your future goals are and how you envision service as part of that future. 

Application can be submitted through the following link:


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