#NameThatScholarship

NAME THAT SCHOLARSHIP

Rename the EMU Endowed Scholarship Contest
#NameThatScholarship
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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 email ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) 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!


The Prize:

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 ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) 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 the scholarship.


Scholarship Criteria

The 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:

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*EMU Foundation employees ineligible.