The Joe Withers Endowed Award

This award was established by the FKI Hardware Group Companies, now Belwith Hardware, to support junior and senior level students majoring in Furniture, Industrial or Interior Design programs in Ferris State University’s Kendall College of Art Design (KCAD).

• Applicants will be an undergraduate student at the junior or senior level enrolled in the KCAD Furniture Design, Industrial Design or Interior Design programs at KCAD.

• Applicants will be enrolled full-time during the semester or aid year in which they receive the award. Students in their final semester of study may are eligible to receive the award with an enrollment status of half-time or greater.

• First preference will be given to applicants demonstrating high academic merit.

Secondary preference will be given to applicants demonstrating financial need as determined by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. Consideration for need-based awards requires the completion of a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

This award is not renewable, but recipients are welcome to reappy annually if they continue to meet the required criteria.