Hussain Scholarship


Dr. Fayyaz Hussain has sponsored a scholarship for freshmen and sophomores majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science (IDS). At least one scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded; the recipient will receive the funds in Fall 2021. The Scholarship is intended to encourage students who have demonstrated the following:

  • The capacity to achieve educational and professional goals
  • The motivation to achieve these goals
  • The initiative to seek opportunities to further their progress

Eligible students must be a current IDS major with less than 56 cumulative credits earned as of the start of Spring 2021. Applicants must demonstrate high financial need and be a resident of the state of Michigan. To apply for a Dr. Fayyaz Hussain scholarship:

  • Complete the cover sheet
  • Submit an essay (one page maximum) explaining why you chose IDS as a major and how this scholarship would help further your educational or professional goals

The application deadline for 2021-2022 is April 9, 2021.