Established in 2000 by Dr. Frank D. Johnson, '50, former director of Continuing Medical Education at Central Michigan Community Hospital and his wife M. Virjean, '51, a former elementary teacher, for a sophomore, junior or senior with a minimum GPA of 3.5, and who is majoring in biology, chemistry or physics. Alternate year awarded to a science major in teacher education.
This award is based on academic achievement and is open to sophomore, junior or senior students with a 3.5 GPA or better. The award will not be based on financial need. During odd-numbered years, scholarships will be awarded to sophomores, juniors or seniors majoring in biology, chemistry or physics, and who are pursuing certification in secondary teaching certification. In even-numbered years, this scholarship will be awarded to sophomores, juniors or seniors majoring in biology, chemistry or physics. An application form, a letter outlining your qualifications and goals, two letters of recommendation, a copy of your college transcripts and a copy of your signed major must be submitted to the Department of Physics chairperson, Dow Science Complex 203 by March 15.