Dr. Furman C. Griffis Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Dr. Furman C. Griffis Endowed Memorial Scholarship:
The impact of his leadership during Dr. Griffis’ 13 years in public recreation and parks, and his 20 years of dedicated service at MSU Denver are still appreciated throughout the recreation professions community. He served as president of the Colorado Parks and Recreation Society in 1968 and was awarded the Outstanding Service Award at Metropolitan State College of Denver in 1989. It is desired that Dr. Furman C. Griffis, who touched so many people personally in his work, will be remembered through a memorial fund that continues to assist students in their quest for knowledge in the field of recreation professions. The purpose of this scholarship fund is to provide financial assistance to students at Metropolitan State University of Denver who are enrolled in the College of Professional Studies as Recreation Professions majors.

• Be degree seeking • Have a 2.75 GPA • Have 25 credit hours completed at MSU Denver, six of them in recreation professions • Have a minimum 12 credit hour enrollment • Have employment or volunteer work in Recreation Professions • Have a current transcript or Degree Progress report • Write a 300-word essay on Recreation Professions, explaining interest and background in field

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide an essay of 300 words or less explaining your interest and background in Recreation Professions.
  2. Please upload a degree progress report (if you need assistance with this please see a department advisor)