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American Board of Funeral Service Education Scholarships
About the DonorAmerican Board of Funeral Service Education website
Board of Visitors Endowed Scholarship
About the DonorThe Board of Visitors Endowed Scholarship was created in January 2012 through contributions from the members of the board of visitors. The intent of the board of visitors is to provide tuition assistance to a deserving student that shows great promise for making a difference in their profession.
EACPHS Diversity Advisory Board Endowed Scholarship
About the DonorContributions from the Diversity Advisory Board (DAB) created this endowed scholarship with the intent of furthering the education of underrepresented students in the area of pharmacy and health sciences.
Funeral Service Foundation
About the DonorFuneral Service Foundation website
Gordon Wilson Rose Endowed Memorial Scholarship
About the DonorDr. Rose was an epidemiologist and licensed funeral director who devoted his career to education and research. He served as the Department Chairman for the mortuary science program from 1986-1991. Dr. Rose traveled worldwide as a consultant to funeral service, private industry and the US Air Force while continuing his studies in the effect of fungal diseases on humans and animals. Dr. Rose helped shape the lives of countless students, he was an expert in the field, a professional, teacher and friend to many.
International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards Inc.
About the DonorConference website
International Order of the Golden Rule
About the DonorOrder of the Golden Rule website
Michigan Funeral Directors Association Endowed Scholarship
About the DonorFounded in 1880, the Michigan Funeral Directors Association (MFDA) is the nation's oldest organization of funeral professionals. MFDA currently represents roughly 1,300 funeral directors serving 650 funeral homes statewide, representing more than three-quarters of all mortuary science licensees in Michigan. A private professional association, MFDA seeks to enhance the value of funeral service and the profession through government advocacy, public information, professional education, and member communication programs.
Michigan Mortuary Science Foundation Scholarship
About the DonorMDFA website
National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association
About the DonorNFDMA scholarship information
Nelson-MacLellan Endowed Scholarship
About the DonorSigurd Nelson and Sheila MacLellan met while students at Wayne State in 1958. He was a mortuary science student and her interests were in elementary education and singing. Dr. Nelson worked as a mortician in Marquette until 1962 and then returned to school to receive an MS and PhD in zoology. Dr. Nelson spent much of his academic career as a faculty member at State University of New York College at Oswego where he became the department chairperson and held other leadership positions. Sheila taught special education for 31 years and introduced the concept of mainstreaming these students long before state mandates.
Newcomer Funeral Service Group
About the DonorNewcomer website
Selected Independent Funeral Homes
About the DonorSelected Trust website
Service Corporation International Scholarship
About the DonorSCI website