Helen Popovich Endowed Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Applicants shall be full-time or part-time undergraduate students who have attained junior or senior academic status. The scholarship will be awarded to a student whose GPA is 3.5 or better the semester preceding selection. Financial need shall be a determining criterion. Selection of the recipient(s) rests with the head of the languages and literature department. As funding availability and student financial needs will vary, recommended recipients shall be ranked in order of preference as part of the selection process. In the event the English or English education program ceases to exist, the scholarship may be awarded to any student enrolled in a communications related program who meets the general criteria.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you interested in pursuing a teaching career?
  2. Please provide a 500-700 word essay explaining how this award will contribute to your ability to reach your personal career goals; your reasons for choosing Ferris State University for your education; and your plans for your future.