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449TH BOMBARDMENT WING SCHOLARSHIP

449TH BOMBARDMENT WING SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established by the officers, men and civilian employees of the 449th Bombardment Wing of Kincheloe Air Force Base upon its deactivation due to the base closing in 1977. The friendships and mutual supportive efforts between the men and women of...

ADD SOFTWARE LSSU Scholarship

ADD SOFTWARE LSSU Scholarship

Anthony Dulimba graduated from Lake Superior State University in 1995 with degrees in automated manufacturing engineering technology, computer engineering, and electrical engineering technology. He started ADD Software LLC in 2007. He established this scholarship to...

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ALANA EITREM MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT FUND AWARD

Family and friends established this award in memory of Alana “Chicky” Eitrem, an LSSU nursing student from 1984-86. She was a second-year pre-nursing student who was tragically killed in an all-terrain vehicle accident in 1986. Mary Jo Meehan, LSSU professor,...

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AMY IGNATOWSKI MEMORIAL AWARD

This named award was established by the family of Amy Ignatowski. Those who knew Amy knew a young lady with a very outgoing personality. She wore a perpetual smile that could light up a room, and she loved to share her positive attitude. She had many life-long...

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ANDERSEN FAMILY ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

The named scholarship is established by Robert G. Andersen, a retired engineering supervisor from Continental (Teves) Automotive Systems who is a strong supporter of LSSU and its engineering program. In 2004, he received the Donald & Catherine Finlayson Award...

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ANGELA COULLARD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman who is a Sault Area High School graduate and has participated in a Sault Area High School athletic program for at least two seasons and has earned a minimum 3.0 GPA. Angela (1990-2005) May was a kind-hearted, gentle...

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Arfstrom-Fyvie Family Scholarship

Robert R. Arfstrom established this scholarship to honor his family and the family of his late wife, Bonnie (Fyvie). As strong advocates of education and community involvement, Bob believes, “We are truly blessed as a community to have a University in our midst. LSSU...

BETHEL LODGE #358 FREE & ACCEPTED MASONS OF MICHIGAN SCHOLARSHIP

BETHEL LODGE #358 FREE & ACCEPTED MASONS OF MICHIGAN SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established by members of the Bethel Lodge No. 358, Free and Accepted Masons of Michigan located in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

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BILL & DIANA MUNSELL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established to honor LSSU Emeritus Staff member Bill Munsell who served as LSSU’s first Financial Aid Director from 1967 until his retirement in 1998. For more than 28 years, Bill served as a Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan City Commissioner. In...

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Bonnie Crabb-Tremblay Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Bonnie Crabb-Tremblay was a 1976 graduate of Lake Superior State College, earning degrees in both nursing and psychology. Her love and support for her patients came with many hugs and phenomenal clinical skills. Bonnie earned the respect of her peers and doctors...

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BRUCE & MARIAN HUSTON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established by the Bruce & Marian Huston Family. Bruce and Marian Huston lived in Lewiston, Michigan for over sixty years. They raised three daughters who all graduated from Johannesburg-Lewiston High School. They have always been strong...

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CARL & BERNITTA BURTT SCHOLARSHIP

This named scholarship was established by the children of Carl and Bernitta Burtt in honor of their parents to benefit a student majoring in any course of study in the College of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences. Carl Burtt was the second eldest son in a family of...

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CENTRAL SAVINGS BANK

In 1990, Central Savings Bank established its named scholarship to provide talented LSSU business majors who are pursuing a career in banking with an opportunity to work and stay within the local community.

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C. ERNEST KEMP ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

C. Ernest Kemp was one of the original instructors of the Sault Branch of Michigan College of Mining and Technology in 1946. The world-renowned geologist was the recipient of LSSU’s Distinguished Citizen Award in 1981, the first and only full-time faculty member to...

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C. EUGENE CHANG INTERNATIONAL STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP

This named endowment was established by C. Eugene Chang, former member of the LSSU Board of Trustees and long-time friend and supporter of Lake Superior State University. The International Studies Scholarship supports international students with funding for tutoring,...

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C.G. (SANDY) SANDERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

“Sandy” Sanderson was a local aviator-businessman and longtime Sault Ste. Marie resident. He was one of the most highly decorated pilots in World War II and one of the founders of the Western Michigan University School of Aviation. He had a high regard for education...

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CHARLES H. (CHARLIE) SNYDER IAB ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP

Established to provide financial assistance and recognition to students entering LSSU in engineering and technology majors, this endowment is named in memory of Charlie Snyder of Delco Electronics. Charlie’s years of leadership on the Industrial Advisory Board (IAB)...

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CHASE S. AND STELLA B. OSBORN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship was established through a bequest of Stella B. Osborn, wife of the former governor of Michigan. Chase Salmon Osborn (1860-1949) was the 27th governor of Michigan, serving one term from 1911-12. A resident of Sault Ste. Marie, his career was not...

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CHRISTINA COMITO MEMORIAL FUND

This named endowment was established in memory of Christina Comito, a 1992 LSSU graduate and Laker women’s basketball player from 1988-1992. She scored over 1,000 points in her Laker basketball career and received the Outstanding Student Award in Exercise Science in...

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Christopher Columbus Italian-American Society Award

This scholarship was created in 2011 to benefit students majoring in any course of study who are members or descendants of a member of the Christopher Columbus Italian-American Society. The Society was formed on March 16, 1930 by a group of men living in the Little...

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CHRISTOPHER W. REINKE ENDOWMENT AWARD

This endowment was established by family and friends in memory of Chris Reinke, a natural resources technology (NRT) student, 1986-88. Chris was known as a free-spirited, independent young man who had a great love for the outdoors. It was because of his love for the...

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Chris Yanni Memorial Scholarship

This award was established in memory of Chris Yanni, who had a strong interest in outdoor recreational activities and a concern for the protection of natural resources. Chris was a strong advocate for athletics and the virtues of clean, healthy living.

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CRYSTAL L. HOUSDING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This endowed scholarship was established by Sherilyn Duesing in memory of her mother, Crystal Housding who passed away in May 2009. She was a lifelong resident of Alanson, Michigan who worked in the Littlefield Public Schools for many years. Mrs. Housding was a very...

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CUNNINGHAM NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

This named scholarship was established in 2002 by Barbara (Cunningham ’79) and Chuck (’77) Cliff to honor Barbara’s mother, Margie Cunningham, who graduated from nursing school in 1945. Margie was the inspiration for Barbara to pursue a career in nursing. Barbara...

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DAUNE WEISS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established in 2000 in memory of Daune Weiss, a prominent Gaylord businesswoman who was tragically killed in a plane crash in October 2000. Just prior to her death, Daune was appointed to the LSSU Foundation Board of Directors. She was...

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DAVID AND PATRICIA HUBBARD AWARD

Pat and Dave Hubbard moved to Sault Ste. Marie in 1971 where they raised their two sons, Todd and Jeff. During their time in the area, they enjoyed the cultural and athletic events at LSSU and realized the role the university played in their lives and in that of the...

DENNIS HARDT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

DENNIS HARDT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established by Mrs. Jean Hardt and classmates Joseph Knauf and Anthony Bellhorn in memory of Dennis Hardt, a 1977 electrical engineering technology graduate.

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DILLON F. MENARD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established in 2007 by LSSU employees, alumni, and friends of the University who wish to reward students who are members of the LSSU track and cross-country team. In October 2010 the scholarship was renamed to honor Dillon F. Menard who died...

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DIXIE STANLEY LIGHT AND MORTON LIGHT NURSING GROWTH SCHOLARSHIP

Dixie Light came to LSSU in 1974 as an instructor, shortly thereafter helping create Lake State’s BSN program. She developed the Wellness CARE Center, which now serves the campus and public. Light was the Wellness CARE director until 1990, all the while continuing...

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Donald and Arlyce Ausdemore Scholarship

This scholarship endowment was established in 2015 to provide financial assistance to a Sault Area High School student majoring in the Education or Fisheries & Wildlife program at Lake Superior State University. Don and Arlyce devoted their teaching careers to...