Scholarships

The application period for 2018-19 scholarships is open.

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 2018 or later.
  • Enrolled in 6 or more credit hours.

2018 scholarships

  • Bernadine P. Branchaw Scholarship
  • John W. Synder Scholarship
  • Hunan Gardens
  • BlueGranite
  • Auto-Owners Insurance
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard and Shelby Burton
  • Mr. and Mrs. Denny and Susan Stults
  • Meemic Insurance
  • Department of Business Information Systems

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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 ten awards totaling $10,000 or more.

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

2017 scholarship recipients

  • Nicholas Basak, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Brandon Buxton, Mattawan, Michigan
  • Thomas Clinkenbeard, Bolingbrook, Illinois
  • Amy Felzke, Midland, Michigan
  • Rachel Larson, Macomb, Michigan
  • Pooja Mandagere, Portage, Michigan
  • Colleen McInerney, Crestwood, Illinois
  • Maximillian Petrungaro, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Jessica Tebbets, Tecumseh, Michigan
  • Rajkumar Thangavelu, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Brittany Tyson, Lansing, Michigan
  • Zhi Xin Wee, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Joshua Wenke, Kalamazoo, Michigan