Ph.D. Pathways Program

The mentoring program matches undergraduate and graduate students from underrepresented ethnic and racial backgrounds with faculty, professional staff, community professionals and distinguished alumni associated with Ball State University. The goal of the program is to encourage students to pursuit doctoral studies outside of Ball State University to potentially join the faculty.

Merrell T. Marshall Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to outstanding students who are committed to identifying and taking the next strategic steps to address issues of diversity in their communities, on their campuses, and in society at large. Scholarship applications are due April 1, 2020.

Merrell T Marshall Memorial Scholarship Application

The society strives to stimulate the interest of all Black alumni of Ball State University, supporting issues related to alumni and students of African descent. The organization works to further the educational, professional, social and philanthropic interests of Black alumni, individually and collectively; and to acknowledge and recognize the achievement of both alumni and students.Visit the BACS website for additional resources.

Ball State University Black Alumni Constituent Society Book Scholarship Application

Ball State University Black Alumni Constituent Society Endowed Scholarship Application