Alexandra Burgett Endowed scholarship

 Eligibility Criteria

  • Demonstrated financial need - applicant must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2017-18 academic year
  • Undergraduate level student majoring in Interdisciplinary Health Services (IHS)
  • Must be a full-time student
  • Must have a 3.0 minimum grade point average (GPA)
  • It is preferred that students are currently working in a part-time job at least 10 hours a week
  • Available in person on April 28, 2017, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. for the award ceremony at the College of Health and Human Services, room 1016


  • March 22
  • Recipient will be notified by April 12


  • Varies - For 2017-18, $1,000 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

Application Instructions

Applications for the 2017-18 academic year are now closed. We will begin accepting applications in mid-January 2018 for scholarships that will be awarded in fall 2018.

  • Complete application form (includes page for essay response)
  • 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 March 22)
  • Personally deliver (by 5 p.m. on March 22)
    Interdisciplinary Health Services office located at the College of Health and Human Services, suite 2400
  • Mail (must be received in the Interdisciplinary Health Services office by March 22) 

    Scholarship Committee
    Interdisciplinary Health Services
    Western Michigan University
    1903 W Michigan Avenue
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5378

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