Click here for scholarships available through the NMU Foundation listed by academic area of interest.
Click here for a list of scholarships available through the NMU Foundation and open to any major.
Established in 2010 by John and Shirley Berry to provide support for incoming freshmen who have demonstrated academic ability and achievement.
|Class status:||Incoming freshman|
|Must be full-time student:||Yes|
|Must demonstrate financial need:||Preferred, but not required|
To be considered for this award, students must be admitted to NMU's Honors Program.
First preference will be given to students with a declared major in the College of Business; second preference will be given to students with a declared major in science, technology, engineering, or math; third preference will be given to all other declared majors.
To apply for this scholarship, students should first pursue admission to the NMU Honors Program (Honors application); once admitted, they should submit a 250 word essay that focuses on the student's desire to pursue higher education. The essay should be submitted by March 15 to email@example.com. Qualifying students will be notified by the Honors Program Director, who will schedule a phone interview with Berry Scholarship finalists. Please note that financial need for this award is preferred, but not required. All applicants must complete a FAFSA form by March 1.
We are pleased to announce that we have launched a new electronic scholarship search and submission service that will make it faster and easier for you to apply for and monitor the status of your application.
If you are interested in learning more about what privately funded scholarships are available and which ones you might qualify for, please log in to MyNMU and find the Financial Aid - Foundation Scholarships link on the left hand side under Student Services.
Notifications to award recipients will begin May 2013 and continue through August 2013. You can view your financial aid information by visiting MyNMU.
Note: If you wish to be considered for need-based awards, you will need to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with the Financial Aid Office.
Visit the Financial Aid Web site for information on the FAFSA application process.
The Financial Aid Web site also has information on additional sources of aid.
If you have a question about a scholarship application you have submitted, contact the Financial Aid Office at 227-2327.