Donor-Funded Scholarships

Ellen Gustafson Thurston Teacher Scholarship

Mr. John M. Thurston, Sr. established this scholarship in memory of his mother, Ellen Gustafson Thurston, a 1922 graduate of Northern Michigan University.

Amount:
2015 2016 - $500
Renewable:
Yes. The scholarship will be automatically renewed (max of 2 years) if student maintains eligibility as specified in the criteria. Students do NOT need to reapply.
Class status:
Require Junior
GPA minimum:
Require 2.0
Full-time:
Required
Financial need:
No
Hometown:
Prefer U.P.
Preference to Upper Peninsula high school graduate
Major:
Majors from any of the following departments
Education, Leadership & Public Service, School of

The following majors are also acceptable
EDAE
EDAS
EDBR
EDBT
EDCE
EDIL
EDIN
EDLD
EDLE
EDLL
EDPD
EDRE
EDSA
EDSC
EDSE
EDSI
EDSP
EDSU
Elementary Education - Two Minors
EEEI
EEEN
Elementary Education Integrated Science Major
Elementary Education Language Arts Major
Elementary Education Mathematics Major
EEMI
EEPF
EEPV
EESC
Elementary Education Social Studies Major
Public Administration Major
SEED
SEEI
Secondary Education Integrated Science Major
Integrated Science Major with Biology Minor (Option I)
Integrated Science Major with Chemistry Minor (Option II)
Integrated Science Major with Earth Science Minor (Option III)
Integrated Science Major with Physics Minor (Option IV)
SEMI
SEPF
SEPV
Education
Additional Preferences:
GPA: Must be in good academic standing.

If you are interested in learning more about how to apply for Donor-funded scholarships go to the NMU Financial Aid website.