Central Michigan University – CMU – offers a number of scholarships and grants to students who are in need of financial backing for one reason or the other so that they can be able to get through their studies with as little friction as possible.
This is in recognition of the need to make sure that all students receive the best quality education CMU has to offer; and what they need in order to become better individuals in the future.
Students are normally advised to take note of the application details for different scholarships so that they can be in a good position to get awarded and to ensure that they do not miss out on the deadlines at CMU.
Located in Michigan, Central Michigan University (CMU) is one of the premier institutions of learning that offers students the ability to transform their lives through advanced education.
The institution was started as a teachers’ college (which many colleges do) and has since grown and advanced to provide programs acceptable throughout the country in a wide range of areas, from health through engineering and business courses to other fields of study.
CMU is credited with establishing the country’s 137th College of Medicine which goes so far in addressing primary care physician shortage’s in Michigan.
Eastern Michigan Scholarships and Grants
Blanche Connell Scholarship
Established back in 1988 under the Southeastern Michigan Hospital Purchasing Management, Inc. this CMU scholarship is normally offered to students who are studying for their Master or Science in Administration degree, and specializing in Health Services Administration. In order to be considered for this award, you must have attained at least 9 credit hours and maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0
General Dynamics Land Systems Military Scholarship
This particular scholarship was established in 2009 in order to help students enrolled in a study program through the CMU Global Campus. It was established in honor of the US Military students who were enlisted for specific study programs at the institution. With the same in mind, the eligibility criteria for this scholarship is limited to personnel on active duty with the US Armed Forces or/and their immediate family members. In order to be considered for the scholarship you must obtain at least 6 credit hours and a minimum of 3.0 GPA
Global Campus Endowed Scholarship Grant
The alumni and friends of the CMU Global Campus came up with this scholarship in 2001 for the students who are going through with their graduate and undergraduate degree programs. Though you will need at least a GPA of 3.0 to be considered for the award of the scholarship, preference is normally given to single parent applicants or those who are unemployed or both.
Global Campus Staff and Faculty Award Grants and Scholarships
The fund supported through the donations that are organized by staff and faculty members of Global Campus. This scholarship is awarded to students to help them meet the cost of tuition. In order to be considered you have to be undertaking either a graduate or an undergraduate degree through CMU Global Campus, though preference is normally given to the students who were admitted in the first semester.
If by any chance you hope to get financial support, you should also apply for FAFSA without fail because other awards may be based on what you recieve from FAFSA from CMU. Other CMU scholarships and grants may follow from simply sending in your FAFSA to CMU.
*Though normally awarded on merit and need basis, there are a lot of applications that are sent in every other year and it is normally up to the scholarship committee to make sure that the awards are done systematically and ethically. In order to have a better shot at getting awarded; students should try to send in their applications in good time, and also make sure that they send them in with completely and accurately filled documents. According to the recommendations that are normally made by the scholarship committee, the Vice President then proceeds to award the scholarships. Candidates are however advised to keep checking their mails for responses in relation to their application status, which is normally done up to a maximum 2 months after the application deadline.
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