Doctorate in Community College Leadership Scholarships

Ferris offers a wide variety of scholarship opportunities to its students. To access the full list of currently available opportunities and to submit your application, use either of the two links below as appropriate.

All admitted students are eligible to apply for MyScholarships. The system is typically available from mid-December to the end of January, to apply for scholarships for the following academic year.

Admitted Students: If you are an admitted student (you have a MyFSU user name and password) please follow these instructions to submit your applications: Log in to MyFSU > Student tab > Financial Aid quick link > scroll down and select MyScholarships in the Scholarships portlet.

Doctorate in Community College Leadership Scholarship Opportunities

  • Ralph C. and J. William Wenrich Educational Excellence Scholarship: Applicants must be enrolled in the Doctorate in Community College Leadership or Master of Science in Career and Technical Education programs. Funds to cover 12 credit hours will be awarded each fall semester, allocated over two semesters within one academic year. Up to five scholarships are awarded each year.

  • Ferris State University Doctorate in Community College Leadership Endowed Scholarship and Fellowship: This fund provides both scholarships and fellowships.  Scholarships can be used for program expenses, including tuition and fellowships will provide partial funding for student engagement in career- and college-enhancing ventures, including presentations, research, contributions to literature, and globalization opportunities.

    Funds can be awarded beginning in mid-2020.

  • Gunder and Marliss Myran Community College Leadership Endowed Scholarship: This fund provides scholarships for DCCL students with unmet financial need.

    Funds can be awarded beginning in mid-2021.


    Robert Ewigleben Endowed ScholarshipThis scholarship shall be awarded to a full-time student graduate student majoring in the Doctorate for Community College Leadership program with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need is preferred, but not required.

    Funds can be awarded after the scholarship is endowed.

  • Donald L. Newport Emergency Loan Fund: This fund is designed to assist students enrolled in the Doctorate in Community College Leadership program. The amount of the loan will be limited to no more than $500 per loan, and must be repaid within a 9-month period, at a 2% fixed interest rate.


Some students may also qualify for the King-Chavez-Parks Scholarship. Please contact Multicultural Student Services for more details at (231) 591-2617.