Lawrence and Linda Sims Scholarship in Journalism
Lawrence H. Sims is a 1971 graduate of MSU with a degree in Economics. Linda (Lein) Sims graduated in 1976 with a degree in Journalism. Their son, Alexander, graduated from the College of Engineering and the Honors College in 2014. This four generation Spartan family, beginning with Linda’s grandfather who was a graduate of Veterinary Medicine, has chosen to honor their family legacy and to provide support for students to attend MSU from their home community of Saginaw, Michigan, where Lawrence and Linda Sims are actively involved as leaders in business and community service.
- Incoming first-year undergraduate students from Saginaw County with a high school GPA of at least 3.5 and who intend to major in journalism
- If no eligible students from Saginaw County apply, the scholarship may be awarded to students from Bay County or Midland County with a high school GPA of at least 3.5 and intending to major in journalism or one of the majors within the College of Communication Arts and Sciences
- If there are no eligible students from Bay or Midland County, the scholarship may be awarded to students from the state of Michigan with a high school GPA of at least 3.5, who intend to major in Journalism or one of the majors within the College of Communication Arts and Sciences
Prospective students who have not yet received a NetID to log into the MSU Scholarships system may apply for this scholarship at https://msu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8BVPELBR7VQ9cI5