MARQUETTE, Mich. — Samantha Bekkala of Iron River is the recipient of the Sam M. Cohodas Business Scholarship at Northern Michigan University for the 2014-2015 year.
To be eligible for the scholarship students must be a junior, senior or graduate student pursuing a business degree. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, demonstrate leadership skills and show promise of future business success as evidenced by two letter of recommendation from faculty members from the Walker L. Cisler School of Business. First preference is given to students from the Upper Peninsula.
The Sam M. Cohodas Business Scholarship was established by Sam M. Cohodas in 1980. Mr. Cohodas was the founder of the President’s Club at NMU as well as the Golden Wildcat Club and the athletic booster club.