Alexandra Burgett Endowed scholarship

Applications for the 2019-20 academic year are now closed. We will begin accepting applications in mid-January 2020 for scholarships that will be awarded fall 2020.

 Eligibility Criteria

  • Demonstrated financial need - applicant must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2019-20 academic year
  • Undergraduate level student majoring in Healthcare Services and Sciences (formerly Interdisciplinary Health Services)
  • Must be a full-time student that is currently enrolled at WMU
  • 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 in person on Friday, April 12, 2019, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. for the award ceremony at the College of Health and Human Services, room 1016


  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019
  • Recipient will be notified by Wednesday, March 27, 2019


  • Varies - For 2019-20, two scholarships of $1,500 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 2019

Application Instructions

  • 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 (must be received by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2019)
  • Personally deliver (by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2019)
    Healthcare Services and Sciences office located at the College of Health and Human Services, suite 2400
  • Mail (must be received in the Interdisciplinary Health Services office by Wednesday, February 27, 2019)

    Scholarship Committee
    Healthcare Services and Sciences
    Western Michigan University
    1903 W Michigan Avenue
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5378

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