Scholarships

Alexandra Burgett Endowed scholarship

We will accepting applications for 2022-23 early in 2022.

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 Eligibility Criteria

  • Demonstrated financial need - applicant must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2021-22 academic year
  • Undergraduate level student majoring in Healthcare Services and Sciences / Interdisciplinary Health Services
  • Must be currently enrolled at WMU, a full-time HSS/IHS student at the time of application and in the fall 2022
  • 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
  • Available for a virtual presentation on a Friday in April to be determined, from 5-6 p.m. for the award ceremony

Deadline

  • 5 p.m., February 24
  • Recipient will be notified by March 25

Award

  • Varies - For 2021-22, two scholarships of $2,500 each were 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 2022

Application Instructions

  • Complete application form (includes page for essay response)

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  • Essay - Describe your commitment to providing service to others. How have you demonstrated your commitment? The best essays will provide specific information about activities, organizations, and experiences you have completed and the future service you envision. 

Application can be submitted as follows:

  • Email to ihs-programs@wmich.edu
    (must be received by 5 p.m. on February 24)
  • Personally deliver to Healthcare Services and Sciences office located at the College of Health and Human Services, suite 2400
     (deliver by 5 p.m. on February 24)
  • Mail to our scholarship committee (must be received by February 24)
    Scholarship Committee
    Healthcare Services and Sciences
    Western Michigan University
    1903 W Michigan Avenue
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5378

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