Scholarships

The application period for 2020-21 scholarships is open.

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Departmental scholarship eligibility requirements

  • Declared major or pre-major in computer information systems, business analytics, electronic business marketing, health informatics and information management or telecommunications and information management at Western Michigan University, including students from the Haworth College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences and College of Health and Human Services, due to the majors being interdisciplinary in nature.
  • Overall WMU GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Expected graduation date of December 2020 or later.
  • Enrolled in 6 or more credit hours.

2020-21 scholarships

  • BlueGranite Scholarship
  • Bernadine P. Branchaw Scholarship
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard and Shelby Burton Scholarship
  • Department of Business Information Systems Scholarships
  • Hunan Gardens Scholarship
  • McClendon-Lee Family
  • Mr. and Mrs. Joshua and Emily Reeves Scholarship
  • Mr. and Mrs. Thomas and Margaret Rienzo Scholarship
  • John W. Synder Scholarship

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Dr. Bernadine P. Branchaw Scholarship eligibility requirements

  • Declared major in computer information systems, electronic business marketing, health informatics and information management or telecommunications and information management at Western Michigan University, including students from the Department of Marketing, College of Health and Human Services and School of Communication, due to the majors being interdisciplinary in nature.
  • Overall WMU GPA of 3.25 or higher.
  • Full-time (12 credit hours or more) junior at time of application.
  • US citizen.
  • 12 credit hours or more completed of courses offered by the Department of Business Information Systems.
  • Evidence of leadership.

Donor information

Each year, the Department of Business Information Systems acquires donations for scholarships from corporate partners, alumni and friends. These awards vary in number and amount year to year. Typically, the department is able to offer about 10 awards totaling $10,000 or more.

If you are interested in becoming a donor, please contact the department at (269) 387-5410.

2018 scholarship recipients

  • Jack Burgess, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Brandon Buxton, Mattawan, Michigan
  • Gabriel Daudert, Portage, Michigan
  • Gregory DeHaan, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Nicholas Freybler, Wayland, Michigan
  • Avery Green, Eau Clarie, Michigan
  • Lindsey Hammel, Arlington Heights, IL
  • Samantha LeDoux, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Pooja Mandagere, Portage, Michigan
  • Maximilian Petrungaro, New Lenox, Illinois
  • Bailey Pritchett, Lees Summit, Missouri
  • Zhi Xin Wee, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Joshua Wenke, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Lucas Wolf, Portage, Michigan