Scholarships

Each year, Western Michigan University students majoring in any area of marketing at the Haworth College of Business are invited to apply for various scholarship. In addition, a number of scholarships are also available solely for those majoring in advertising and promotion, marketing, sales and business marketing, or food and consumer package goods marketing. To be awarded a scholarship by the Department of Marketing, students must complete the following application.

Marketing Scholarship Application

Separate applications are required for Haworth College of Business scholarships

The qualifications and conditions associated with each marketing scholarship are listed below.

General eligibility requirements

  • Must have a major slip on file in the Department of Marketing unless otherwise specified.
  • Must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher at WMU unless otherwise specified. (food and consumer package goods marketing majors must have an overall GPA of 2.50 or higher.)
  • Must have a minimum of 56 credit hours completed prior to the start of the fall semester. (food and consumer package goods marketing majors must have completed a minimum of 26 credit hours.)
  • Must be a full-time student (carrying a minimum of 12 semester hours) at the time of application and when receiving funds 

Advertising and promotion scholarships

These scholarships are available to individuals with a declared major in advertising and promotion who have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

  • Advertising and Promotion Advisory Board Scholarship
  • Cynthia Wrazien-Hirt Endowed Memorial Advertising Scholarship
  • Philip A. Long—Biggs-Gilmore Communications Scholarship
  • Ronald J. Davis—Biggs-Gilmore Communications Scholarship

Marketing scholarships

These scholarships are available to individuals with a declared major in marketing who have a 3.0 GPA or higher and who are active in university and community activities.

  • Dr. Andrew Brogowicz Scholarship
  • Dr. Raymond and Mary Dannenberg Scholarships
  • Ronald J. Davis—Biggs-Gilmore Communications Scholarship

Sales and business marketing scholarships

These scholarships are available to individuals with a declared major in sales and business marketing who have a 3.0 GPA or higher (unless otherwise specified below) and who are active in the University and community activities.

  • Greenleaf Companies Sales and Business Marketing Scholarship
  • James W. Richmond Sales and Business Marketing Scholarship
  • Ronald A. Elenbaas Sales and Business marketing Scholarship

Food and consumer package goods marketing scholarships

These scholarships are available to individuals with a declared major in food and consumer package goods marketing and a grade-point average of 2.50 or higher. A number of these scholarships are contingent on continued donor funding.

  • Associated Food Dealers of Michigan Scholarship
  • Sid Brooks Endowed Memorial Scholarship
  • Dorothy J. and Clinton J. Christoff Endowed Scholarship
    • Freshman or transfer student
    • Preference for graduates of Lowell Public Schools or West Michigan
  • Coca-Cola Food Marketing Fellowships
  • Distinguished Order of Zerocrats Scholarship
  • Jules W. Englander Memorial Scholarship
    • Junior or senior standing
  • G and R Feldpausch Scholarship
  • Food and Consumer Package Goods Marketing Advisory Board Scholarship
  • William O. Haynes Endowed Memorial Scholarship
  • Kellogg's Food Marketing Scholarship
  • Kraft Foods Scholarship
  • Julie Kravitz Endowed Memorial Scholarship
  • Michigan Food and Beverage Association Scholarships
  • Michigan Grocers Association—Paul Felice Scholarship
  • Richard Neschich Endowed Memorial Scholarship
  • Patrick M. Quinn Endowed Food Marketing Scholarship

Past scholarship winners

Award recipients