Clifford Wurfel Scholarship Endowment

Opportunity name: Clifford Wurfel Scholarship Endowment
Minimum qualifications: To provide scholarships to incoming freshman or transfer students from an economically, educationally, and/or an environmentally disadvantaged background.
College and Department: Campus wide
Number of awards and award amount: varies
Application dates: Application available January – May 1 to be awarded for following academic year
Major: Open to all majors
Class level: Open to incoming freshman or transfers
Enrollment requirement: At least half-time enrollment
Financial need: Yes
GPA requirement: none

Preference given to:

  1. Have not been awarded any other scholarships (at time of selection)
  2. Highest GPAs (of each enrollment level)
  3. Participation in extracurricular activities
  4. Expected Family Contribution (as determined by FAFSA): $0 – $5000

*Applications are reviewed by a committee and scored based on answers provided by the applicant. Each answer is reviewed for:
• relevance to the question
• spelling, grammar, and college level writing
• creativity

Scholarship winners will be notified by email no later than September 1.