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Manufacturing Scholarships

Scholarships available to students enrolled in Manufacturing Programs at Ferris State University are listed below. Please apply for all that you qualify for.

Ferris Scholarship Application

MyScholarships is an online portal for admitted Ferris State University students to discover and apply for additional scholarship opportunities. After signing in, the scholarships you qualify for will be displayed.

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Amerikam, Inc. Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Undergraduate student enrolled in an approved major within the Manufacturing Department
  • GPA is not considered
  • Financial need is NOT considered
  • Additional Requirements: Demonstrated leadership abilities as well as an understanding of the roles of innovation, productivity, flexibility and continuous improvement, as key indicators in the constant evolving world of manufacturing

ASQ Dr. Joseph M. Juran Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship amount varies annually

  • The student shall be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at Ferris State University in any degree program where Quality Sciences is part of the curriculum. 
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50
  • Financial need is NOT considered
  • Additional Requirements: Demonstrated student involvement in professional organizations and leadership abilities.
  • Must show intention of entering automotive industry upon graduation.

H.S. Die and Engineering, Inc. Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Undergraduate student enrolled in an approved major within the Manufacturing Department
  • Must be a sophomore, junior or senior when they receive the award
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Financial need is NOT considered
  • Preference shall be given to H.S. Die and Engineering employees and their children

Hurco Introduction to Applications Engineering Scholarship

Covers cost of FSU MFGE related summer course & living expenses while employed as summer intern at Hurco.

  • Full-time student enrolled in any Manufacturing Program
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50
  • Financial need is NOT considered
  • Additional Requirements: Must be enrolled full-time during the fall & spring semesters of the year of application and completed the MFGT 212 CNC course at FSU in MFGT. Acceptance of this award requires the student to assume responsibility for employment at Hurco Companies, Inc. in Indianapolis, IN for a minimum of twelve weeks

James and Georgia Nicholas Scholarship Endowment

Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Full-time sophomore, junior or senior student majoring in the Manufacturing Technology or Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50
  • Financial need is considered*
  • Preference shall be given to State of Michigan residents
  • Preference also shall be given to eligible students who have demonstrated, through a written essay and professional resume, current and continuing employment, a strong work ethic, and future career goals in the manufacturing industry. The essay and resume should reflect the following characteristics as provided by Mr. Nicholas and shall be rated (1-5) by the standing scholarship committee:
    • Good character: honesty, no cheating
    • Results oriented, an achiever
    • Possess a "will to win"
    • Curiosity driven
    • Studious: ones attitude toward problem solving in the manufacturing industry, critical thinking skills.

Steven M. Brown Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship amount varies annually

  • Full-time student enrolled in Mechanical Engineering Technology or Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • GPA is not considered
  • Financial need is NOT considered
  • Additional Requirements: Preference is given to students diagnosed with dyslexia by appropriate medical personnel qualified to make such determination

*As determined by the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid

Contact: Manufacturing at (231) 591-2511

Outside Manufacturing 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.