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Scholarships A - B

Adamo Family Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need.

Catharine and Arthur Adel/Theordore and Amanda Backus Scholarship
Awarded to students based on academic achievement or financial need.

Ahmanson Foundation/Belin Dean's Merit Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need and/or academic achievement.

Aldrich Scholarship
Awarded to students based on academic achievement or financial need.

Charles R. Aldrich Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need with a preference for students from northeastern Ohio or for the most qualified candidate from Ohio.

Susan J. Allen '60 Scholarship
Awarded to first-year students based on financial need. Students must have graduated from a high school in the Grand Rapids Michigan area. University of Michigan Alumni Club of Grand Rapids participates in selecting the recipient.

Richard and Cynthia Altmansberger Scholarship
Awarded to students based on merit. Students must pursuing studies in the natural sciences: Astronomy, Biophysics, Chemistry, Complex Systems, EEB, MCDB, Geological Sciences, Math Developmental Biology, Physics, and Program in the Environment.

Altshuler Family Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need with a preference to in-state students who have demonstrated leadership within their high schools or in their community.

David and Phoebe Amante Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need with preference given to students concentrating in English Language and Literature.

Angood Family Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need.

Susan J. Atkinson Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need who, like Susan, graduated from a public high school, participated in student activities, did well academically and are interested in public interest work or activities. The Scholarship was started by her husband, Ron M. Landsman (Law '74), in memory of Susan who graduated the Residential College in 1971.

Mark and Marcia Bailey Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need who are concentrating in the fields of Speech, Drama, or Art. Preference is given to students who meet this criterion and are graduates of a high school in the state of Maine.

David and Amy Bailie Family Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need.

Martin A. and Newart B. Baloyan Scholarship
Awarded to entering students based on academic achievement (at least a 3.0 GPA) in high
school.

Gerald F. and Lois R. Barofsky Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need with preference given to students from Kent
County, Michigan.

Paul M. Basta Scholarship Fund
Awarded to students based on financial need. Students must have at least a cumulative of a 3.5 GPA to be eligible. It is the Donor's desire that preference is given to students who have declared their major in the Department of Political Science.

Lyle Bastings Scholarship for the Sciences
Awarded to four different students, all of which must be United States citizens or permanent residents who have attended high school in the United States. Each individual scholarship is worth $10,000 per year. The donor requests that the awards be made as follows: 1) A minimum of four awards be given to declared undergraduate concentrators in Computer Science; 2) Two recipients will be first year students with demonstrated interest and academic achievement in Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics; 3) Other awards may be awarded to undergraduates who have declared a concentration in Mathematics and/or Physics.

Marion Louise (Powers) Bates Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need. It's the Donor's desire that the recipient of the scholarship is studying in the Classics.

David Blake Bath LSA Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts who demonstrate financial need.

John W. Bean Dean's Merit Scholarship
Awarded to students that are Michigan residents based on academic achievement.

Gloria W. and Carlos R. Bell Trust Scholarship
The Bell scholarship application period for 2015-2016 is now closed. This scholarship is external and requires a separate application. Please check back next year for more information on the Bell Trust Scholarship and how to apply.

Awarded to first-year students who are enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in
Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or another related scientific field who meet one of the following geographic criteria: 1) Residents of the Commonwealth of Virginia, with a preference given to residents of the Gloucester, Virginia area; 2) Graduates of the Chicago, Illinois Public School System or the Chicago, Illinois Parochial and Private School system; 3) Graduates of New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois; 4) Graduates of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, Illinois; 5) Residents of one of the following counties in the state of Michigan, with a preference given to residents of Washtenaw County and graduates of a public or private school in the Ann Arbor, Michigan area: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Eaton, Hillsdale, Ingham, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Oakland, St. Joseph, Van Buren, Washtenaw, Wayne.

Gloria W. and Carlos R. Bell Dean's Merit Scholarship
Each Bell scholar receives a grant for four years of study in LS&A, contingent on satisfactory academic progress. After a named scholar has completed four years of study, a new scholar is chosen.

Peter and Barbara Benedek Scholarship
Awarded to students that are non-Michigan residents based on financial need. Preference shall be given to students who attended the Lennox Middle School or an elementary school in the Lennox School District in Los Angeles, California, and participated in the Richstone Educational Enterprise Project.

Alvin M. and Arvella D. Bentley Scholarship
Awarded to students that are Michigan residents and interested in a career in Public Service
based on academic and civic achievement. Alvin M. Bentley III was a graduate of the University of Michigan and worked as a Foreign Service Officer in Mexico, Colombia and Hungary from 1941 to 1950. He was later elected 8th District Representative to the U. S. Congress, where he served four terms. Through his outstanding career, he served on various committees promoting support for civil rights and improvements in higher education His wife, Arvella "Billie" Bentley, was a trustee on the board of Nazareth College and the Hawaii Preparatory Academy, she also served a s a member of the Friends of the Bentley Historical Library.

Blazevic Family Dean's Merit Scholarship
Awarded to students that are Michigan residents.

Bleha Family Scholarship
Awarded to students that are Michigan residents based on financial need, with a preference for (1) a student from the Charlevoix area, (2) a student from the northern lower peninsula (north of Clare), or (3) any Michigan resident.

Ilene Goldman Block Memorial Fund in Philosophy
Awarded to undergraduate students in the Department of Philosophy to support program enhancements. The fund will provide resources that will enhance students' experiences in the department, including but not limited to such activities as conference attendance and related travel, research-related travel, hosting of guest speakers on campus, development of special events, special publication purchases and more.

David Blumenfeld Scholarship Fund for General Studies
SAA selects the recipients for the award.

Marlene and Paul Borman Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need with preference given to entering and continuing undergraduate students in the Department of English Language and Literature, and residents of Michigan.

Marvin and Elizabeth Borman Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need.

Molly R. and Hannah G. Borman Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need with preference given to entering and continuing students that are residents of Michigan.

Geraldine L. Boshart Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need.

James S. Bower Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need and/or academic achievement who are residents of Michigan for their third and fourth year of study concentrating in the field of Science, History or Political Science.

Herbert E. Boynton Scholarship
Awarded to junior and senior students based on financial need and/or academic achievement. Herbert E. Boynton was a Detroit attorney in the early part of the 20th century. He served as a U.S. District Judge and after resigning, was affiliated with several Detroit law firms including Angell, Boynton and McMillan. Alexis Angell was the son of James B. Angell, who became president of the University of Michigan in 1871, and he also taught at the University of Michigan Law School.

BP Undergraduate Scholarship Fund
Awarded to students based on financial need and/or academic achievement who are majoring in Geological Sciences or Economics.

Brian Breakstone Family Scholarship
Awarded to students in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts.

Judy and Simeon Brinberg Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need pursuing a Judaic Studies concentration.

Michael J. Broudy Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need from Western Pennsylvania or, as second and
third preference respectively, from Pennsylvania or the east coast of the United States.

The Brown Family Scholarship
Awarded to students in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts a the discretion of the College.

Robert G. and Donna B. Brown Scholarship
Awarded to entering students based on financial need or academic achievement who graduated from high schools in the Eight Judicial District of Western New York, or New York State (Allegany County, Cattaraugus County, Chautauqua County, Erie County, Genessee County, Niagara County, Orleans County, Wyoming County). This scholarship was established by Helen B. Burnham in the name of her late father and mother, Robert George Brown and Donna Brandon Brown.

John J. Bruce Scholarship
Awarded to entering or continuing students from the Detroit area based on financial need.
Donor requests, but does not require, that preference be given to undergraduates who are
studying or plan to pursue studies in Mathematics or Economics.

Buck Family Scholarship
Awarded to students based on financial need with preference to students who are involved in the Greek system or are from the Farmington, Michigan public school system.

Dean Bursley Dean's Merit Scholarship
Awarded to students entering their second year and based on financial need. Joseph Bursley became the first dean of students in 1921. Dean Bursley was of great help to the donor, Harold S. Voegelin, in his sophomore year at the university (1939). Harold Voegelin served in the U.S. Navy in World War II, retiring as a lieutenant commander. He graduated from the Michigan Law School in 1948 and was board chairman and chief executive officer of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce in 1983. Mr. Voegelin was president of the Los Angeles International Trade Development Corporation and had served on numerous international trade advisory boards and commissions. He was a member of the law firm of Nossaman, Guthner, Knox and Elliott. He was active in several philanthropic organizations. Voegelin was a board member of the South Coast Child Guidance Clinic, the Orange County Business Committee for the Arts, the United Cerebral Palsy Association and several other organizations.