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Scholarship Universe

Introducing ScholarshipUniverse: Your Path to Scholarship Success

ScholarshipUniverse is your personalized matching system, designed exclusively for newly admitted and continuing Ferris State University and Kendall College of Art and Design students.

phase one Opening date: now open
phase two opening and DEadline dates: to be announced


schOLARSHIP universe

Federal Student Aid announced that they are delaying the release of 2024-25 FAFSA information to all colleges and universities until “the first half of March”. Because a large number of our Ferris-awarded “Donor” scholarships are “need-based”, which means that we need FAFSA data to determine eligibility, we are going to launch ScholarshipUniverse in two phases.

Phase 1, which contains over 10,000 external scholarships (these are reputable, national scholarship opportunities that are not awarded by Ferris State) is now live. You are encouraged to check out these external scholarships. 

Phase 2, which is our donor-based scholarships will go live at a later date, to be determined once we know when we will receive FAFSA data. We will announce the deadline at that time as well. 

You will be able to use your Ferris360 log in information to access ScholarshipUniverse. We encourage you to read through the FAQ’s and tutorials to learn how to navigate the system. 

Frequently Asked ScholarshipUniverse Questions

New Students - Fall of 2024

When you receive your letter of admission, it will include your Ferris student ID number. Your student ID is what you need to gain access to our University communication portal - Ferris360. When you have access to Ferris360, you will have access to ScholarshipUniverse beginning February 1, 2024.  Visit our Ferris360 login page learn how to set up your access to these systems. 

New Students - Fall of 2025

Please revisit this webpage in December of 2024 for updated 2025-2026 scholarship information.