CET Scholarships

Scholarships available to students enrolled in ANY College of Engineering Technology Program at Ferris State University are listed below. Please apply for all that 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.

Daniel Tyler Scholarship

Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Part-time or full-time College of Engineering Technology students with preference given to manufacturing students.
  • GPA is not considered
  • Financial need is considered*
  • Additional Requirements: Must have documented disability and show academic achievement.

David P. Prior Scholarship

Scholarship amount varies annually

  • College of Engineering Technology student who is a sophomore or higher
  • Minimum GPA 2.75
  • Financial need is considered*
  • Preference given to native born Americans (U.S. citizens)

Dean and Mrs. Ben Fairman Scholarship

Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Full-time College of Engineering Technology student
  • Minimum GPA is 3.00
  • Financial need is considered*

Lauretta B. Kelso-Battle Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Full-time undergraduate student enrolled in the College of Engineering Technology
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Financial need is NOT considered

Mary T. Creswell Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Full-time College of Engineering Technology Junior or Senior
  • Minimum GPA is 3.5
  • Financial need is not considered
  • Additional Requirements: Demonstrated leadership abilities and the potential to make a significant contribution to their chosen profession.

McLoughlin Family Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Full-time undergraduate student in the College of Engineering Technology
  • Minimum GPA is 2.75
  • Financial need is considered*
  • Additional Requirements: Preference given to children of K&M Machine-Fabricating, Inc. employees and then Michigan counties Cass, Berrien and Van Buren.

National Truck & Equipment Association

Louis Kleinstiver Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Full-time undergraduate majoring in Automotive Engineering Technology or Heavy Equipment Service Engineering Technology or Welding Engineering Technology students
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Financial need is considered*

Oldfield Family Educational Travel Scholarship Endowment

Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Full-time College of Engineering Technology Sophomore, Junior or Senior
  • GPA not considered
  • Financial need is not considered
  • Students shall demonstrate leadership abilities while participating in extracurricular activities related to the College of Engineering Technology
  • Additional Requirements:Preference given to students who are planning to travel abroad for their program of study, secondly to those students traveling nationally for their field of study.

Theta Alpha Sigma Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Full-time College of Engineering Technology sophomore, junior or senior
  • Minimum GPA is 3.0
  • Financial need is considered*
  • Additional Requirements: Demonstrated participation in service-oriented activities or organizations.
  • Preference shall be given to direct descendants of Theta Alpha Sigma members

Vanden Bos Family Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Full or part-time sophomore student majoring in CAD Drafting & Tool Design or Manufacturing Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Product Design Engineering, and/or Plastics Engineering Technology.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Financial need is considered as determined by Financial Aid
  • Preference: given to eligible students who demonstrate experience in manufacturing and/or mechanical aptitude through work and/or hobbies.

*As determined by the Office of Financial Aid

Lacks Enterprises, Inc. Annual Scholarship

Scholarship amount $1,600.00 annually
Awarded thru the office of Scholarships and Financial-aid

  • Full-time undergraduate (includes freshman) student who is a dependent of a Lacks Enterprise, Inc. employee
  • Full-time undergraduate (includes freshman) majoring in either the Manufacturing Engineering Technology or Plastics Engineering Technology or Business Management Programs
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 or H.S. GPA of 2.5
  • Financial need is not considered

College contact: Debra Fisher @ 231.591.3983

Outside Scholarships (Apply to all Colleges)

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.