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Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI
University Website: www.wmich.edu
Apply Online: www.wmich.edu/apply/
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Western Michigan University (WMU) is a public university located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. The university was established in 1903 by Dwight B. Waldo, and as of the Fall 2010 semester, its enrollment is 25,045.

WMU has one of the largest aviation programs in the United States, and it is the site of the annual International Congress on Medieval Studies. The university's athletic teams compete in Division I of the NCAA and are collectively known as the Western Michigan Broncos. They compete in the Mid-American Conference for most sports.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $21,494.00 avg tuition

1903 West Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5200
(269) 387-1000

Apply online Admissions:
www.wmich.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.wmich.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Transportation And Materials Moving
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Scholarships for Students in Michigan

Name Amount Deadline
Distinguished Community College Scholars Award - WMU $3,000 Varies
WMU Award for National Merit Scholarship Winners $750 Varies
Non-Traditional Student Scholarship - Western Michigan University Up to $500 Varies
Community College President's Scholarship-Western Michigan University $2,000 Varies
Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Scholarship - Western Michigan University $1,750 Varies
Transfer Academic Scholarship - Western Michigan University $1,500 Varies
Jacob P. DeWitt Outstanding Teaching Award $250 Varies
Nathan L. Nichols Physics Scholarship $500 Varies
Paul Rood Physics Scholarship $500 Varies
Charles Wilcox Memorial Fund $250 Varies
CAS Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Award - WMU $500 Varies
Robert F. Maher Scholarship $200 Varies
James Clifton Essay Award $200 Varies
Margaret Thomas DuMond Scholarship $500 Varies
Frank Hinds Zoology Award $250 Varies
Outstanding Graduate Student in Biological Sciences - WMU $150 Varies
Hazel Wirick Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Merrill Wiseman Microbiology Award $150 Varies
Distinguished Senior in Biomedical Sciences Scholarship - WMU $150 Varies
Distinguished Senior in Biology Scholarship - WMU $150 Varies
Distinguished Pre-Professional in Biological Science Scholarship - WMU $150 Varies
Leo C. VanderBeek Award in Botany $150 Varies
Colin J. Gould Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Jon P. Rood Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Adli Kara'an Award $75 Varies
Jensen Award $100 Varies
Craig B. Peot Memorial Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Dr. Susan E. Burns Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Dr. Susan E. Burns Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Frederick W. Stanley, Jr. Memorial Chemistry Award Varies Varies
Kalamazoo Section of the ACS Outstanding Chemistry Student Award $500 Varies
William McCracken Award $50 Varies
WWMT Communications Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Bayliss Scholarship Varies Varies
CS Faculty Undergraduate Scholarship - WMU $500 Varies
Jim Sleep Memorial Award Varies Varies
Floyd A. Moore Outstanding Graduate Student Award Varies Varies
Global Economist Scholarship - WMU Varies Varies
Patrick D. Hagerty Promising Scholarship in English Award $250 Varies
Frederick J. and Katherine Rogers Memorial Shakespeare Award $250 Varies
Jean and Vincent Malmstrom Scholarship $500 Varies
Ralph N. Miller Memorial Award $300 Varies
George Sprau Award in English Up to $175 Varies
WMU Creative Writing Award Up to $100 Varies
Albert A. and Janet Jackman Scholarship $500 Varies
Advisory Council Field Camp Scholarship $250 Varies
Kalamazoo Geological and Mineral Society Scholarship Varies Varies
Kuenzi Memorial Scholarship $600 Varies
W. Richard Laton Field Camp Scholarship $300 Varies
Lloyd and Marilyn Schmaltz Award $600 Varies
Elmore L. and Ruth C. Haynor Endowed Scholarship in History Varies Varies
Margaret Macmillan Writing Award Varies Varies
A. Edythe Mange Distinguished Scholarship in History Varies Varies
Ernst Breisach Scholarship Varies Varies
Werner and Nicky Marten Endowment Fund Scholarship Varies Varies
Shilling Fund Scholarship Varies Varies
Smith-Burnham Junior History Award Varies Varies
James Knauss/Smith Burnham Senior History Award Varies Varies
Frederick S. Upton Fellowship in Public History Varies Varies
A. Bruce Clarke Senior Award $100 Varies
John P. and Nora Everett Award $100 Varies
Freshman Prize Exam Award $100 Varies
Fred A. Beeler Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Grover Bartoo Scholarship Varies Varies
Colonel Charles E. Bayliss Scholarship Varies Varies
Sophomore Prize Exam Award $100 Varies
Robert Meagher Memorial Scholarship $500 Varies
Erik A. Schreiner Endowed Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Tashjian Study Fellowship Varies Varies
George and Jean Bradley Graduate Fellowship Up to $1,000 Varies
David Carley Memorial Graduate Fellowship $500 Varies
Mark Denefeld Memorial Endowed Scholarship $500 Varies
Arden J. Elasser Memorial Award $500 Varies
Dr. George Klein Scholarship $100 Varies
Howard Wolpe Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Stephen Paul Brosnan Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Psychology Alumni Scholarship - WMU $250 Varies
Presidential Scholar Award - WMU $250 Varies
Elizabeth M. Garrett Endowed Scholarship for Women in Science Varies Varies
Gwenivere Rabe Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
George G. Mallinson Science Education Memorial Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Lanny Wilde Criminal Justice Scholarship $250 Varies
Leonard C. Kercher Graduate Fellowship Varies Varies
Ruth Y. Kirby Award for Travel and Study Abroad Varies Varies
Ruth Y. Kirby Scholarship Award Varies Varies
Sue C. Mardis Foreign Language Scholarship $2,500 Varies
President's Award for Study Abroad in Spanish - WMU $2,500 Varies
President's Scholarship for Study Abroad in Spanish - WMU $2,000 Varies
Spanish Department Travel/Study Abroad Award - WMU Varies Varies
Diversity in Aviation Scholarship - WMU Varies Varies
Duke Harrah Memorial Scholarship - WMU Up to $500 Varies
Herman Linder Award Up to $500 Varies
Major Henry Schmaltz, USAF, Endowed Scholarship for Aviation Sciences Varies Varies
William J. Kozel Endowed Scholarship for Aviation Sciences Varies Varies
Dale Pistsch Memorial Aviation Scholarship $500 Varies
Kern Family Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Arthur Andersen Scholarship - WMU $1,000 Varies
BDO Seidman Scholarship Varies Varies
Crowe Chizek and Company Scholarship - WMU $1,000 Varies
Deloitte and Touche Accounting Scholarship - WMU $1,000 Varies
Ernst and Young Scholarship - WMU Up to $1,000 Varies
Institute of Management Accountants Scholarship - WMU $1,000 Varies
William J. Maze Jr. Beta Alpha Psi Scholarship - WMU $1,000 Varies
Plante and Moran Accountancy Scholarship - WMU $1,500 Varies
Marshall and Poe Scholarship - WMU $1,000 Varies
Maner, Costerisan & Ellis Scholarship - WMU $1,000 Varies
Pricewaterhouse Coopers Scholarship - WMU $3,000 Varies
David and Sandy Rozelle Accountancy Scholarship - WMU $500 Varies
Yeo and Yeo Accounting Scholarship - WMU $1,000 Varies
Charles C. and Lynn Zhang and Associates Scholarship $500 Varies
Chubb Group of Insurance Companies Scholarship - WMU $1,000 Varies
Cinq-Mars Scholarship $5,000 Varies
Cinq-Mars Jarvis Scholarship $5,000 Varies
Edwin Grossnickle Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Greenleaf Asset Management Scholarship in Finance $8,000 Varies
Magellan Scholarship - WMU $500 Varies
Magellan Scholarship - WMU $500 Varies
McCarty-Morrison Scholarship $500 Varies
Dr. Kimon Bournazos Award for Study and Practice of HRM $250 Varies
Distinguished Service Award for the Department of Management Varies Varies
Arnold Schneider Management Achievement Award $250 Varies
Jeff Robideau Award for Meritorious Scholarship Varies Varies
Dean Arnold E. Schneider Management Achievement Award Varies Varies
Brant Rubin Endowed Integrated Supply Management Scholarship Varies Varies
Zane Cannon Memorial Scholarship $500 Varies
Louis P. Johnston Advertising Scholarship $500 Varies
Stap and Co. Advertising Scholarship $500 Varies
Biggs/Gilmore Advertising Scholarship $500 Varies
Cynthia Wrazien-Hirt Endowed Memorial Advertising Scholarship Varies Varies
Associated Food Dealers of Michigan Scholarship - WMU Varies Varies
Sid Brooks Endowed Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Dorothy J. and Clinton J. Christoff Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Dorothy J. and Clinton J. Christoff Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Coca Cola Food Marketing Fellowship Varies Varies
Jules W. Englander Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
William O. Haynes Endowed Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Kellogg's Food Marketing Scholarship - WMU Varies Varies
Julie Kravitz Endowed Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Michigan Food and Beverage Association Scholarship - WMU $1,000 Varies
Richard Neschich Endowed Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Wal-Mart Food Retailing Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert B. Trader Marketing Scholarship $750 Varies
Enterprise Rent-A-Car Scholarship Varies Varies
Howard & Howard Community Reinvestment Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert J. and Evelyn S. Armstrong Scholarship Varies Varies
Katherine Pratt Burrell Endowed Education Scholarship Varies Varies
Jane Blackburn Memorial Scholarship for Undergrads in Elementary Ed. Varies Varies
Lofton & Georgiann Burge Scholarship for Undergrads in Elementary Ed. Varies Varies
Lofton Burge Educational Scholarship Varies Varies
Margaret Isobel Black Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Dorothy H. and Cora Charles Scholarship Varies Varies
Harriett Kiser Creed Endowment Scholarship $500 Varies
College of Education Undergraduate Scholarship - WMU Varies Varies
Robert and Irene (Smith) Davies Education Scholarship Varies Varies
Zora and Frank Ellsworth Scholarship Varies Varies
Fund for the Advancement of Minorities in Education (FAME) Scholarship Varies Varies
Alfred Griffin Scholarship Varies Varies
Crystal Grady Home Economics Scholarship Varies Varies
Crystal I. Grady Family and Consumer Sciences Scholarship Varies Varies
E. Fern Hudson Scholarship Varies Varies
Lloyd F. Hutt Memorial Scholarship Up to $1,000 Varies
Lucille J. Haines Education Scholarship Varies Varies
Marion I. Hall Undergraduate Scholarship Varies Varies
Rose M. Iciek Memorial Scholarship for Elementary and Secondary Ed. Varies Varies
Doris A. Lance Fund Scholarship Varies Varies
Beulah and Harold McKee Scholarship in Early Childhood Education Varies Varies
Florence E. and Vernon A. Martin Prestigious Education Scholarship Varies Varies
McKinley Financial Foundation Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Lucille Abbottt Nobbs Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Neil L. and Leta C. Schoenhals Undergraduate Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Norman E. Slack Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Samuel K. Smart Jr. Fund Scholarship Varies Varies
Stuart and Norma Hall Scholarship Varies Varies
Howard E. Thompson Endowed Scholarship for Physical Education $1,000 Varies
Merze Tate Undergraduate Scholarship Varies Varies
Captain Robert E.T. Beisel, Jr. Graduate Scholarship Varies Varies
Dorothy L. (Bladt) and Roy G. Franzen Scholarship Varies Varies
Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology Alumni/AE Scholarship $600 Varies
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Endowed Scholarship - WMU Up to $5,000 Varies
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Scholarship - WMU Up to $500 Varies
Arthur H. Hupp Endowed Memorial Scholarship $1,500 Varies
George E. Kohrman Scholarship $1,500 Varies
Joseph and Anna Seidel Educational Opportunity Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Kenneth W. Knight Scholarship Up to $5,000 Varies
Kenneth W. Knight Scholarship Up to $5,000 Varies
Edward Ravitz Memorial Scholarship in Construction Engineering $1,500 Varies
E. Bruce and Eleanore Pierce Dewey Endowed Scholarship $500 Varies
Kalamazoo Antique Auto Restorers Club Scholarship $500 Varies
School of Art Enrichment Grant - WMU $500 Varies
School of Art Freshman Scholarship - WMU Varies Varies
School of Art Student Exhibit Award - WMU $1,000 Varies
Art Star Award - WMU $200 Varies
Foundation Scholarship - WMU $15,000 Varies
Robert Girard Memorial Award - WMU Varies Varies
James W. Kerr and Rose Netzorg Kerr Award Varies Varies
Rose Netzorg Kerr and James W. Kerr Award Varies Varies
Charles E. Meyer Award in Art History Varies Varies
Lydia Siedschlag Scholarship Varies Varies
Angie Gayman Carmer Art Scholarship Varies Varies
Angie Gayman Carmer Art Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert and Eleanor DeVries Student Art Award Varies Varies
Walter F. Enz Memorial Award Varies Varies
Elizabeth Smutz Award Varies Varies
Margaret H. Ward Art Scholarship Varies Varies
G. Eugene Mills Scholarship for Excellence in Ballet Up to $1,000 Varies
Outstanding Dance Major Scholarship - WMU $500 Varies
Dalton Exceptional Dance Major Scholarship Up to $500 Varies
Dalton New Dance Major Scholarship $250 Varies
Dalton New Dance Major Scholarship $250 Varies
Robert Christianson Male Dance Major Scholarship Up to $500 Varies
Cultural Diversity Dance Major Scholarship Up to $500 Varies
Arthur E. and Martha S. Hearron Scholarship for Dance Varies Varies
Harper C. Maybee Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
Mae Arnold Thacker Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
Dorothy U. Dalton Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
Dorothy U. Dalton Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
Irving S. Gilmore Piano Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
Theodore Presser Foundation Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
Julius Stulberg Chair Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
Herbert Butler Chair Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
Beulah and Harold McKee Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
Leonard Meretta Band Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
Russell Brown Honors Brass Quintet Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
Evelyn Rosen Hart Endowed Scholarship for Elementary Education/Music Up to $2,000 Varies
Gene Whitfield Jazz Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
Michael Listiak Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
H. Glenn Henderson Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
Audrey Ekdahl Davidson Early Music Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
Music Therapy Graduate Student Scholarship - WMU Up to $2,000 Varies
Rhea Yeager Fetzer Music Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
Sam B. Adams Memorial Vocal Endowed Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
Tucky M. and Charles W. Elliot Endowed Clarinet Scholarship Varies Varies
Excellence in Accompanying Scholarship - WMU Varies Varies
Carol and Donald Coggan Music Education Scholarship Varies Varies
Carroll J. Haas, Sr. Violoncello Scholarship Varies Varies
Joyce R. Zastrow Music Scholarship for Vocal Students Varies Varies
Beverly Belson Scholarship for Music Theatre Varies Varies
John and Susanna Gemela Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Evelyn Burke Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert and Marion Denison Scholarship for Theatre Education Varies Varies
Mary and R.E. Jackson Scholarship Varies Varies
Katherine Larsen Scholarship for Theatre Education Varies Varies
Diether H. Haenicke British Isles Theatre Scholarship $6,000 Varies
Beulah and Harold McKee Theatre Scholarship Varies Varies
Beulah and Harold McKee Theatre Scholarship Varies Varies
Minority Theatre Scholarship - WMU $8,000 Varies
Music Theatre Performance Scholarship - WMU Varies Varies
Laura V. Shaw Quasi Endowment Scholarship Varies Varies
Janet E. Stillwell Music Theatre Scholarship Varies Varies
Anna L. Tobin - An Actress - Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
David Wayne Quasi Endowment Scholarship Varies Varies
University Theatre Guild Scholarship - WMU Varies Varies
Carol Haenicke University Guild Scholarship Varies Varies
Mary Thorne University Theatre Guild Scholarship Varies Varies
Hearron-Sommerfeld Music Theatre Scholarship $2,500 Varies
David P. Karsten Theatre Scholarship Varies Varies
Beth Louise Critchett Sebaly and Avis Leo 'Mike' Sebaly Scholarship Varies Varies
Malamazian Memorial Endowed Blind Rehabilitation Scholarship Varies Varies
Borgess Excellence in Nursing Scholarship Varies Varies
Bronson Health Foundation Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
F.W. and Elsie L. Heyl Scholarship Varies Varies
Lois L. Richmond Nursing Scholarship Varies Varies
Loren E. and Nellie M. Clark Nursing Scholarship Varies Varies
Rosalie Clauwaert Lloyd Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Sheila D. Ware Nursing Scholarship Varies Varies
Theodore and Hazel Perg Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Elissa Gatlin Scholarship $500 Varies
Elissa Gatlin Scholarship $500 Varies
Leonard Gernant and Frances A. Gernant Gerontology Scholarship $500 Varies
Alma S. Boughey Occupational Therapy Scholarship Varies Varies
Don F. Thomas and Jane E. Thomas Scholarship Varies Varies
John Josten Alumni Scholarship Varies Varies
Helen Elizabeth Gibbens Physician Assistant Scholarship Varies Varies
Nathaniel McCaslin Minority Scholarship $250 Varies
Nathaniel McCaslin Minority Scholarship $250 Varies
Rebecca Ann Binkowski Memorial Scholarship Up to $4,000 Varies
Deloris Jordan Phillips Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Deloris Jordan Phillips Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Whitney Young, Jr. Scholars Award $500 Varies
Anonymous Scholarship for Minority Students - WMU Varies Varies
Presidential Scholar Award (Social Work) - WMU Varies Varies
Graduate College Fellowship (Social Work) - WMU $8,000 Varies
Frieda Amos Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Frieda Amos Scholarship $1,000 Varies
John R. Borsos Memorial Endowed Scholarship Up to $1,000 Varies
Mark Denenfeld Memorial Endowed Scholarship $500 Varies
Arden J. Elsasser Memorial Award $500 Varies
Kalamazoo Scholars Honors Scholarship Varies Varies
Kalamazoo Scholars Recognition Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Award Program - WMU Up to $2,400 Varies
Currently Enrolled Student Scholarship-Western Michigan University $500 Varies
Clifford and Ella Chapman Distinguished Senior Scholarship $200 Varies
Administrative Professional Association Scholarship - WMU $500 Varies
Western Michigan University Alumni Association Legacy Award $500 Varies
Western Michigan University Alumni Association Legacy Award $500 Varies
Western Michigan University Alumni Association Legacy Award $500 Varies
Volunteer Service Contest Scholarship - Western Michigan University Varies Varies
Charter Township of Kalamazoo WMU Scholarship $400 Varies
Senior Class of 1967-1974 Scholarship Varies Varies
Senior Class of 1967-1974 Scholarship Varies Varies
Mayor Dennis Archer Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Lawrence, Clara and Evelyn Burke Scholarship Varies Varies
Lawrence, Clara and Evelyn Burke Scholarship Varies Varies
Lynn Clark Scholarship $600 Varies
H. Kendall Teacher Scholars Scholarship Varies Varies
H. Kendall Teacher Scholars Scholarship Varies Varies
Lynne and Charlene Fogarty McKee Endowed Scholarship $3,000 Varies
Harold and Beulah McKee Scholarship Fund $1,000 Varies
Walter/Virginia Newhouse Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Hubert and Dorthea Peckman Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Pete Repins Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Marjorie Ewald Smith Endowed Scholarship $500 Varies
Edwin Steffen Scholarship $1,000 Varies