Contact the SPSGC office (106 Anspach Hall) for additional information and application materials for SPSGC scholarships. For additional opportunities, please visit the college's scholarship website.​​​​

CRM Presentation/Research Grant​

​The Cultural Resource Management Program considers graduate student's research to be a vital part of their education. To recognize and reward high-quality research, CRM will provide support up to $500 for graduate students whose research for creative endeavors are accepted for presentation at the state, national, or international level are eligible for a Graduate Student Presentation/Research Grant. ​​​​​

Deadline: February 29th and March 27th by 5 p.m.
Open CRM Presentation/Research grant application form

​Cultural and Global Studies Student Paper Competition

The Cultural and Global Studies Paper Award will be given to students through an annual undergraduate paper prize. Students must have a Cultural and Global Studies (CGL) signed major, minor, or certificate to apply. Papers must be research-oriented and related to the area of the student's signed CGL certificate, must critically discuss some of the key or central ideas of the field, be at least 2500 words in length, and have a faculty sponsor who is a CGL certificate advisor. The Award is intended to help students gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of at least one culture other than their own, and equip students with critical tools in analysis, criticism, and communication that they can use to assess and navigate cultural difference. Furthermore, it is the hope this ​knowledge will result in a greater understanding and tolerance of the lifestyles and beliefs of others

​​​Deadline: March 15th by 5 p.m​.
Open CGL Paper Award applica​tion form

Martin Steinbis and Friends Study Abroad Award

Martin Steinbis and friends of CMU wish to establish an interdisciplinary study abroad award entitled the Martin Steinbis and Friends Study Abroad Award. The Award is open to interdisciplinary juniors and seniors affiliated with programs, projects and/or courses in the School of Public Service and Global Citizenship with preference given to students minoring in Sustainability, Environmental Policy or Neuroscience.

Recipients will receive awards of a minimum $1,000 or the residual of the amount remaining in the Award fund if less than $1,000.

  • Recipient of the award must have a minimum GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Be involved in a faculty-led study abroad program or semester long study abroad experience at international institutions affiliated with the School of Public Service and Global Citizenship.
Deadline: March 30th for Summer & Fall; October 31st for Spring

Wasaburo Fujimiy​a Study Abroad Scholarship

Mr. Wasaburo Fujimiya is a 1966 CMU alum and the representative director of Hugle Electronics, Inc. in Japan and Korea. Mr. Fujimiya wishes to support CMU students pursuing their education overseas and international students studying at CMU.​

An award up to $1,500 will be distributed twice a year​ to a student who chooses to study in one of CMU's Japanese or East Asian exchange partner program universities and/or students from one of these exchange program universities studying at CMU.​ This award is not renewable.

  • Undergraduate​ or graduate student with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Approved through the Office of International Education
  • Enrolled full time at the time of the award and during the term of the study abroad
  • Applicants should demonstrate a financial need by filing a Free Application for Federal Student Ai​d (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. (For additional FAFSA information, please contact the Student Service Court​.)

Deadlines: October 31 (for spring semester) & March 30 (for summer & fall semesters)
Award Amount: Up to ​$1,500
Open Fujimiya application form

​​​​​​​​​​Curtis and Patricia White Award

​​​W. Curtis White graduated from Central Michigan University in 1967 with a Bachelor of Science in Education. Curtis and Patricia White's experiences have led them to value the benefits of cultural diversity, community outreach, study abroad, public service, research, and innovation solutions to world problems. Their values have led them to the development of the School of Public Service and Global Citizenship Award to support students involved in the School's many programs including study abroad.

  • Applicants must submit a one- to two-page essay providing a brief biography and a description of educational goals and professional or career aspirations.
  • Applicants must include a list of study abroad objectives focusing on the educational and professional relevance of the trip.

Deadline: March 30th for Summer & Fall; October 31st for Spring
Open White application form

​The Joyce Henricks Paper Prize in Women and Gender Studies ​

Named for the Women and Gender Studies program's founder, Dr. Joyce Henricks, the WGS prize honors excellent undergraduate work in the field.   Submissions may take the form of a research paper or a creative endeavor that represents an original connection to the study of Women and Genders.  The applicant does not have to be a WGS major or minor.  The student should also submit the course assignment and/or criteria given by the professor.  Two undergraduate winners will receive $250, acknowledgement on a plague, and a certificate documenting the award.  

​​​Deadline:  March 15th
Open WGS application form

Master of Arts in Humanities Award

The Masters of in Arts Humanities Award is intended to help students who are enrolled in the MA in Humanities program and who have an overall GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 point scale. Support from the Award offers financial assistance to graduate students enrolled in the MA in Humanities program through awards associated with tuition costs, scholarship and/or professional development opportunities. Those who do not meet the G.P.A. requirement should add to their application an explanatory statement as to why they should be considered worthy of receiving the award. Recipients of the Award should include a cover letter addressing specified items as noted in the application form. If applying for professional development support, applications for the Award must be received by the Humanities Council no less than 30 days prior to the dates of the conference which the applicant is attending.