"This scholarship assisted me by relieving some of the financial burdens that come with pursuing my
education. Thank you for the financial assistance that you have so generously awarded me, and I know
that it will not be wasted. I will work hard to succeed in furthering my education and to succeed in my
pursuit in the STEM field. Again, thank you for your generosity."
Adrian, Oakland Community College
"Thank you for providing financial assistance for my Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering.
This support means so much to me and my parents and will greatly help with the cost of tuition. It is
truly an honor to be selected as a scholarship recipient from such an esteemed organization. Thank you
Leah, Michigan Technological University
"I feel honored and grateful to receive the WMMIAEC grant and to represent West
Michigan. This award supports my goal of getting my Master’s of Architecture and eventually becoming
a licensed architect. The financial assistance allows me to focus on my studies and achieving my goals.
Thank you, WMMIAEC!"
Leslie, University of Minnesota
"I feel honored and grateful to receive the WMMIAEC grant for the second year in a row. This financial
support has allowed me to focus on my Environmental Engineering studies without stressing about the
cost of tuition, books, and living expenses. Thank you so much, WMMIAEC!"
Allison, Michigan State University
"Thank you for helping to support my pursuit of architecture once again. Since I have continued with my
graduate education out of state, I truly appreciate being a recipient of the WMMIAEC grant. This is a
great financial assistance in my pursuit of my Master's of Architecture, thank you for making this
academic year a little easier financially!"
Sabrina, Ball State
“I am so grateful to be receiving the WMMIAEC for the fourth year in a row. This grant allows me to continue my exploration and education within architecture, which has become my biggest passion. I aim to one day give back in my design work through the betterment of communities and society as a whole. I am extremely thankful."
Sarah, Lawrence Technological University
“As an architecture student studying out of state, I truly appreciate being a recipient of the WMMIAEC Grant! This is a great financial support as I am in my final year of studies for my Bachelor's degree, and will continue pursuing my passions by obtaining a Master's degree. Thank you for helping support my education and pursuit of my passion for architecture!”
Sabrina, Ball State University
"Being a female in the male-dominated industry of architecture definitely presents challenges. My commitment to further my education by obtaining a Master's Degree will help to "equalize the playing field". I am grateful to WMMIAEC for the financial grant that will help me to pursue that degree; and for this organization that recognizes the contributions of women and minorities in construction!"
Leah, Lawrence Technological University,
"As a recipient of a WMMIAEC grant, I would like to express my gratitude for the generosity of the entire WMMIAEC community. I am honored to have been chosen for the grant and the financial support has had a tremendous impact on my education and personal well-being. Once again, thank you very much."
Dennis , Michigan State University
"I am extremely grateful to have been chosen to receive the WMMIAEC Grant. This scholarship will provide me with the support needed to continue my studies, pursuits, and passions in the field of architecture. This grant will help to prepare me to enter the field with a strong educational foundation, allowing me to give back to communities and contribute to a better society."
Sarah, Lawrence Technological University
"I want to thank WWMIAEC for their amazing generosity! With the kindness I have received through this grant I will able to complete my junior year with less debt and stress. I cannot thank you enough or express how much this means to me and my family. With the help I have received I will be able to graduate with a degree in electrical engineering with as little debt as possible."
Chelsey, Hope College
"I would like to sincerely thank the WMMIAEC for the generosity in granting me this scholarship. It will aid as I continue my journey to succeed and continue to further my knowledge in a field that I am passionate about. I cannot wait to give back by helping communities through the education I am able to receive. Once again, thank you so much."
Sarah, Lawrence Technological University
"I want to thank West Michigan Minorities in Architecture/Engineering Consortium for allowing me to continue on my journey towards my dreams. Every dollar counts. Receiving the grant has allowed me to have a fantastic freshman year, allowing me to learn so much about the world around me."
Spencer, Northeastern University
"I am sincerely grateful and honored to WMMIAEC for providing me with this financial assistance grant for the past two years. The high cost of graduate school has made it difficult for me to cover all of my expenses and has allowed me to focus more on my classes. This award has been very helpful as I work toward completing my Master of Landscape Architecture Degree."
Samantha, University of Michigan
"I would like to thank those responsible for the WMMIAEC Scholarship and for the generous contributions. This grant will most definitely take some of the financial burden off of me and my family’s shoulders during these tough economic times. Approaching my final year in college, this extra help is greatly appreciated and will help me to focus on finishing up my degree and starting my career successfully."
Anthony, Grand Valley State University
"I want to express my gratitude towards the team at WMMIAEC for selecting me as one of the grant recipients for the past four years. WMMIAEC’s continuous financial support has greatly contributed to my education. Best wishes to everyone at WMMIAEC and hope they are around for many years to support future architects and engineers."
Andriana, Lawrence Tech University
"I am very appreciative for the WMMIAEC scholarship. Paying for college is an overwhelming financial burden and this scholarship will help fund my last year of college. A big thank you to this generous organization and all the people that assist students in achieving their educational goals!"
Souzan, Lawrence Technological University
"As a recipient of the WMMIAEC grant, I want to thank you for your support and assistance. Thank you for believing in me and in my dreams and for making my college experience a lot less stressful. This grant will make my goal much easier to reach; it will lessen the financial burden on me and my family. It will also allow me to devote a greater amount of time to my studies. Your generosity is appreciated and accepted with extreme gratitude. I once again thank you sincerely for believing in me."
Lizbeth, Kalamazoo Valley Community College
“The WMMIAEC scholarship has really helped me a lot over the past two years. As a student who is working to pay for college, it has helped alleviate the stress of having to work 20-30 hour weeks while trying to maintain a full-course load and a good GPA and allowed me to work less, focus more on my studies, and be a part of extracurricular activities at WMU to help round out my education here.”
Kimberly, Western Michigan University
“With the help of this grant, a big financial weight has been taken off my last year of college! The grant aided in senior year when I really needed some extra financial help. Thank you; I am honored to be a recipient and cannot wait to start my career as an engineer.”
Britney, Western Michigan University
“The WMMIAEC financial assistance has helped me to diligently devote more time to a successful senior comprehensive design project and worry less about financial burdens that may arise. It couldn’t have come at a better time, a true blessing! Thank you so much for your financial help!”
Sarah, Western Michigan University
“With abundant appreciation I write this to all those that aided in awarding me the WMMIAEC grant for two years in a row. Each semester my award came in the “nick” of time, whether it was having to buy last minute studio supplies or simply grabbing some extra groceries, not to mention lowering my overall school loan debt. A huge thank you to Jennifer Bauer and the rest of the committee for making my collegiate experience that much easier!”
Damon, University of Michigan