EMU Endowed Scholarship Contest
About the contest
Get your creative juices flowing! The EMU Foundation challenges YOU--EMU
students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members to capture the real
essence and character of EMU and help rename the EMU Endowed Scholarship.
July 15-22: Submit your ideas for a new name via
) and Twitter (@EMU_Giving).
July 23-26: Top three finalists announced. Voting for the winner will take place via Facebook poll (through EMU Alumni) and Twitter (@EMU_Giving).
July 29: The winner will be announced!
If your submission is selected, you will win a brand new Kindle Fire (8GB with offers).
How to enter:
Submissions will be accepted July 15-22 via email (
) and Twitter (@EMU_Giving). Tweet your submissions to @EMU_Giving using the hashtag: #NameThatScholarship
About the scholarship
- The EMU Endowed Scholarship was established in 1955 by Joseph M.
Bertotti, a 1937 alumnus, and General Electric through their corporate match
program. Bertotti originally gave $50 to start the fund.
- As of March 31, 2013, the EMU
Endowed Scholarship had a market value of $1.1 million.
- It will
award $39,381 in financial aid to students during the 2013-14 school year.
- This fall, over 50 students are set to benefit from the EMU Endowed
Scholarship with awards ranging from $250 to $375 per student.
- Since the fall of 2004, more than 222 students have benefited from
scholarship is awarded by the Office of Financial Aid based on the following criteria:
- Recipients must be full-time Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Graduate
students with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
- Preference is
given to those demonstrating financial need, scholarship, character,
seriousness of purpose, and leadership.
Questions or Comments:
*EMU Foundation employees ineligible.