Incoming Freshmen Scholarships

Woodbridge N. Ferris (WNF) Scholarships

If you have been awarded a Woodbridge N. Ferris Scholarship for 2019-2020,  please click here for important scholarship information, including renewal requirements. 

This list of WNF Scholarship options are for students that are submitting SAT/ACT test scores for admission and scholarship consideration.  If you are applying as a test-optional student, please scroll to the WNF Test-Optional Scholarships lower on this page.

Founder's Scholarship

President's Scholarship

Provost's Scholarship

Dean's Scholarship

Ferris Gold Scholarship

Ferris Crimson Scholarship

WNF Test-Optional Scholarships

Students that are admitted under our test-optional program will automatically be considered for the WNF Scholarship opportunities listed in the chart below. To be considered for the test-optional program, the student must indicate "test-optional" on their admission application and submit essay questions. Please click here for more information about the test-optional program. 

Test-Optional Scholarship Cumulative HS GPA Annual Amount
Dean's Scholarship 3.5 - 4.0 $3,500
Gold Scholarship 3.25 - 3.49 $2,000

WNF Fully-Online Scholarships  (New for Fall 2020)

Freshman that are admitted to one of the following full-time, fully-online programs listed below and have the GPA requirements listed in the chart below may qualify for the WNF Dean's or Gold Scholarship.

Fall of 2020

  • Surveying Engineering Associates Degree
  • Integrative Studies Associates Degree
  • Information, Security & Intelligence (ISIN) Bachelors Degree
  • Project Management Bachelors Degree 

Fall of 2021

  • Digital Media Software Engineering


Fully-Online Scholarship Cumulative HS GPA Annual Amount
Dean's Scholarship 3.5 - 4.0 $3,500
Gold Scholarship 3.25 - 3.49 $2,000

Ferris Next Scholarship

Value - $1,000 per year/ $4,000 for four years

  • Renewal cumulative GPA: 2.75 
  • Requires continuous full-time enrollment

Out-of-State Students

Effective in the Fall 2018 semester, Ferris State University will no longer charge a non-resident tuition rate. All U.S. citizens as well as Canadian citizens (from any province) will be charged the same undergraduate tuition rate as Michigan residents.