The Department of Human Development & Family Studies offers the following student scholarships in the spring semester.
Apply for an HDFS Scholarship
Applications are due Friday, March 19, 2021.
Laurel Wood Brice Endowed Award
Established in 2007 by Pat Loers in memory of her mother, Laurel Wood Brice. Income from this endowment will support a scholarship for a full-time junior or senior enrolled in the Department of Human Development & Family Studies and majoring in early childhood development in the elementary education program with a GPA of at least 3.0. Preference will be given to students from Mecosta or Isabella County.
Daniel and Debra Edson Endowed Scholarship
Daniel and Debra Edson Endowed Scholarship for a student in Counseling and Special Education, majoring in Special Education or for a student in HDFS, majoring in Early Childhood Development.
Helen M. Lohr Scholarship
Established in 1987 through the estate of Helen M. Lohr for a student within the Department of Human Development and Family Studies.
Lois A. and Richard C. Sandbrook Family
Established in 2013 by Lois A. Sandbrook '57, '72. Income from the endowment will support an award for a junior or senior enrolled in the College of Education and Human Services, Department of Human Development & Family Studies. Student will have demonstrated financial need and will have leadership or volunteer involvement with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. First preference will be to a student majoring in Family Studies, second preference will be for a student majoring in Child Development. If no recipient fits the first and second preference, then the scholarship may be awarded to a student majoring in any program offered in the Human Development & Family Studies Department. Preference will also be given to a graduate from the Montabella, Shepherd or Midland school districts or a transfer student from Montcalm Community College.
Amanda Snow Scholarship
Established in 2018 by Dr. Jeffrey ’03 and Andrea Sarata ’05, ’09. Income from the endowment will support a non-renewable award for a junior or senior demonstrating financial need with a cumulative minimum GPA of 2.5.
Charlotte Trout Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1979 by Mr. and Mrs. George J. Verville in memory of Charlotte W. Trout to provide a monetary award to a junior or senior majoring in human environmental studies at Central Michigan University. Preference is given to a student who gives promise of becoming outstanding in the field and who is dedicated to the preservation of the family. The student must demonstrate excellent performance in scholastic achievement.