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Scholarships and Awards

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Pictured left to right: Kirk Shafer, Mrs. Leta Schoenhals, Duane Kroboth

Undergraduate Scholarships

Lee Baker Scholarship—Dietetics or Food Services Administration

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Student must be a full-time undergraduate officially pursuing a major in Dietetics or Food Services Administration in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  2. Student must demonstrate financial need and academic merit and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  3. Student must have been active in campus leadership and/or community service activities, as determined by the Executive Committee of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Beilfuss Scholarship Fund—Career and Technical Education

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Student must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate officially pursuing a major in the Career and Technical Education area in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  2. Student must demonstrate high academic standards in CTE and have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all other coursework.
  3. Student must show evidence of leadership capabilities.

Chrystal Grady Home Economics Scholarship

The Chrystal Grady scholarship is given in recognition of outstanding academic achievement.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Student must be a junior or senior officially enrolled in a Family and Consumer Sciences related departmental curriculum during the year of the scholarship application and award and must have completed substantial course work at Western Michigan University and in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  2. Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  3. Student may not have previously received this scholarship.

Lloyd Hutt—Career and Technical Education: Industrial Arts


Eligibility Criteria

  1. Student must be a full-time student officially pursuing a major in Industrial Arts in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  2. Student must demonstrate ability in the field of Industrial Arts.

Doris A. Lance Scholarship—Career and Technical Education: Business Education


Eligibility Criteria

  1. Student must be officially pursuing a major in Business Education in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  2. Student must not have been censured for a major violation of campus regulations.
  3. Shall be chosen on the basis of need and/or achievement.
  4. Must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 or better.

Rebecca Wells Marvin Scholarship—Interior Design


Eligibility Criteria

  1. The applicant must be a sophomore, junior or senior majoring in Interior Design during the year of the scholarship application and award.
  2. The applicant must be a full-time student.
  3. Preference shall be given to students who have provided substantial service to the department or community
  4. Preference shall be given to students who demonstrate financial need and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 at the time of application.

Neil & Leta Schoenhals Scholarship—Career and Technical Education: Industrial Arts


Eligibility Criteria

  1. Student must be a full-time senior student officially pursuing a major in Industrial Arts in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  2.  Maintained a 3.2 GPA over the last 30 semester hours of coursework
  3. Outstanding student based upon attitude, responsibility, initiative, knowledge and craftsmanship.

Norman E. Slack Endowed Scholarship—Interior Design


Eligibility Criteria

  1. The applicant must be a junior or senior majoring in Interior Design during the year of the scholarship application and award.
  2. The applicant must be a full-time student.
  3. The award is primarily based on financial need, evidence of artistic talent and/or extra curricular activities within the department.

Betsy L. Slain Wood Scholarship


Eligibility Criteria

  1. Student must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate officially pursuing a major in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  2. Preference to female students who demonstrate academic merit and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  3. Financial need is a secondary consideration.
  4. Preference to students who have been active in campus leadership and/or community service activities.

Graduate Scholarships

Beilfuss Scholarship Fund—Career and Technical Education


Eligibility Criteria

  1. Student must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate officially pursuing a major in the Career and Technical Education area in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  2. Student must demonstrate high academic standards in CTE and have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all other coursework.
  3. Student must show evidence of leadership capabilities.

Maija Petersons Endowment—Dietetics Internship Students


Eligibility Criteria

  1. Applicant must be a full-time graduate Dietetics Internship student.
  2. Awards will be based upon: #1 financial need, and #2 academic merit.

Carl A. Woloszyk—Master’s in Career and Technical Education (Not available for 2014)


Eligibility Criteria

  1. Applicant must be a graduate student in the M.A. in Career and Technical Education program.
  2. Minimum of 3.0 GPA at time of application.
  3. Preference will be given to students who have completed a minimum of 21 credit hours in their planned program of study.

Betsy L. Slain Wood Scholarship--


Eligibility Criteria

  1. Student must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate officially pursuing a major in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  2. Preference to female students who demonstrate academic merit and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  3. Financial need is a secondary consideration.
  4. Preference to students who have been active in campus leadership and/or community service activities.

College Scholarships

Additional scholarships may be found through the College of Education and Human Development.