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Academic Opportunity Scholarship

The Academic Opportunity Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Ferris State University.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $2000
Application Deadline: 1-Mar
Requirements: Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a Michigan resident. Preference is given to minority students.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

Ferris State University
901 South State Street
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone Number: 616 591 2110

You can find out more by contacting:

Melanie Rice
Administrative Secretary to the Assistant V.P. of Student Affairs
Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, 420 Oak Street, Prakken 110
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2020
Fax Number: 616 591 2195

One may find it helpful to search for available information on the scholarship. Getting the greatest odds of achieving your goal comes from first understanding the qualifications and knowing if you fulfill them. Before you even begin, be aware of the reason for involvement of the Ferris State University and their reason for offering the Academic Opportunity Scholarship. Once that is done, verify that you have the possibility to obtain the scholarship. If you think that you have a decent shot that you can be awarded the Academic Opportunity Scholarship, then it is useful to put forth the effort to apply.

An important part of applying for the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Occasionally the process can be time consuming and tiresome, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that the forms are filled out correctly and in its entirety. It would be awful to miss out on a technicality.

After the required forms have been mailed, it's important to know when the Academic Opportunity Scholarship chooses a winner and distributes the resources so you'll be aware of whether or not you will be able to count on the scholarship to provide additional support for your financial needs and its personal usefulness, you might have to follow certain conditions on what bills you can pay with the Academic Opportunity Scholarship. Recently it has become more burdensome to find ways to handle all of your financial needs, and obtaining the Academic Opportunity Scholarship to help with your financial aid can make things much easier. Even if you don't obtain the Academic Opportunity Scholarship, don't give up, you might find new scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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