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Bulldog Bonus Scholarship

Up to $2,000 for Fall 2023

The Bulldog Bonus Scholarship can earn you up to $2,000 for the Fall 2023 semester. All you need to do is complete simple tasks to get ready for classes to start and be a new freshman or new transfer student. Check the full eligibility notes below.

Qualifying for the Bulldog Bonus

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Follow these steps to qualify for the Bulldog Bonus Scholarship.

 

1

Be Admitted to Ferris by May 2, 2023

You will need to be admitted into an undergraduate degree-granting program for fall semester at our Big Rapids main campus, Kendall College of Art & Design, or Ferris Statewide/Online by May 2, 2023.

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2

Attend a Virtual Financial Aid Bulldog Basics Workshop

Join us for a free Live Financial Aid Bulldog Basics virtual event. You must pre-register and attend the event to be eligible for the Bulldog Bonus. All events are scheduled from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Please plan to log in a few minutes early, as the virtual room will be locked ten minutes after the presentation start time. Each event date is capped to the first 295 registrants.  You will receive a confirmation email with your direct link to join the meeting.

3

File Your FAFSA

File and submit a valid 2023 - 2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), listing Ferris State University, by May 2, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Make sure to use the Ferris State school code.

Our school code is 002260

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Eligibility Notes

Bulldog Bonus Scholarship

  • Bulldog Bonus Scholarships are non-renewable and require full-time enrollment at Ferris State University's Big Rapids campus, at Kendall College of Art & Design, or Ferris Statewide/online, as a new freshman or a new transfer student. 
  • Bulldog Bonus Scholarships may be "stacked" with WNF Scholarships.
  • Award eligibility is limited to each student's estimated Cost of Attendance in accordance with  federal financial aid regulations.