Scholarships and Financial Aid

Departmental scholarships

College-wide scholarships

For College of Health and Human Services scholarship information and applications, contact Nancy Cretsinger at or (269) 387-3680.

Elissa Gatlin Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

  • 2.75 GPA for undergraduates 
  • 3.00 GPA for graduates 
  • Enrolled in professional programs in occupational therapy, nursing, speech pathology, blindness and low vision studies, social work, or physician assistant
  • U.S. citizen
  • Based on financial need 
  • African American, Native American or Hispanic American


  • $500 to one undergraduate and $500 to one graduate for fall and spring semesters

Jeffrey and Barbara Vortman Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

Each year one of the departments or schools is given the responsibility of awarding the scholarship. Student must be admitted to one of the professional programs in the college.


  • Award amount: $500

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