Heavy Equipment Program Scholarships
Below are scholarships available to students enrolled in Heavy Equipment Programs at Ferris State University. Please apply for all the ones you qualify for.
 

Ferris Scholarship Application ~ All in one, University wide application for students. Please click here (then sign in and fill the application out) It will display all the scholarships you qualify for.

 

Charles Jehnzen Heavy Equipment Endowed Scholarship
(1) $1,000 scholarship
Divided equally between fall and spring semesters

  • Full-time sophomore student enrolled in the Heavy Equipment Technology program    
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Financial need may be considered*   
  • Additional Requirements: Preference given to individuals who have demonstrated a high level of self motivation, entrepreneurial spirit and interest in owning a heavy equipment related business  

 

CNH Industries Annual Scholarship
(1) $1,000 scholarship
Divided equally between fall and spring semesters
  • Full-time sophomore, junior or senior student majoring in the Heavy Equipment Technology programs
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Financial need is NOT considered 

 

Ken Schmitigal Annual Scholarship
(1) $1,000 scholarship
Divided equally between fall and spring semesters  

  • Full-time undergraduate student enrolled in the Heavy Equipment Service Engineering Technology program 
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Financial need is considered*   
  • Additional Requirements: Preference given to individuals who demonstrate interest and desire for a career in the heavy equipment industry.

 

Northern Michigan Road Commissioners' Association Endowment Scholarship
Scholarship amount varies annually
Divided equally between fall and spring semester

  • Full-time sophomore student enrolled in the Heavy Equipment Programs
  • Minimum GPA 2.5 or higher
  • Financial need is considered as determined by the Financial-aid office 
  • Must be a resident of Michigan
  • Preference given to recipients whose primary residence is from the noted counties:  Ocenana, Newaygo, Montcalm, Isabella, Midland and Arenac to the Straits of Mackinaw 


 

Program contact: Heavy Equipment office  231-591-2810

 
*As determined by Heavy Equipment scholarship committee

 

Outside Heavy Equipment Scholarships

Outside scholarships are not managed by Ferris State University. However, it is our intent to make students aware of additional funding opportunities. If you have questions regarding a scholarship listed below, please contact their administrator directly.

Ohio Michigan Equipment Dealers Association (OMEDA) Scholarship
(see HEET Department office for more information)

David I. Coren Scholarship (Sponsored by Electrical Generating Systems Association)
Click here for application form

GreenPal Business Scholarship worth $2,000