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College of Education Alumni Association Freshman Scholarship

Each year the Michigan State University College of Education Alumni Association offers scholarship to talented freshman students who are planning a career in education. All students who meet the stated criteria may apply. Two scholarships, in the amount of $1,500 each, are for incoming freshmen who have been formally admitted to MSU and who intend to enroll in a pre-education program (elementary or secondary education).

DEADLINE: February 11, 2013 (5:00 PM)

The following criteria will be considered in making scholarship decisions:

  1. High school grade point average (minimum 3.5 on a 4.0 scale required). (Full transcript through first semester senior year required along with report card for the most recent marking period.) Please mail a copy of each to College of Education Freshman Scholarships, Michigan State University, 518 Erickson, East Lansing, MI 48824
  2. ACT/SAT scores
  3. Statement of purpose (150 words)
  4. Honors and awards
  5. Extracurricular activities
  6. Community service
  7. Work experience
  8. Three (3) letters of recommendation.
    • One from a counselor or advisor, one from a teacher and one from someone familiar with your experience with children.(All recommendations must be submitted online.)

Completed applications must be submitted by February 11, 2013. All transcripts/report cards must be postmarked by February 8, 2013 and received in our office by February 11, 2013.

To apply, visit the Freshman Scholarship scholarship application.