This scholarship was established by Stan Starks, a 1976 LSSU Engineering graduate in memory of his parents. The Starks were average hard working folks who never had the opportunity to go to college. Nonetheless, they were strong believers in higher education. They were very familiar with Lake Superior State and the Sault from numerous summer vacations. Insistent that their two sons get a college education, they made numerous sacrifices and they were very proud that their sons graduated from LSSU. Successful candidates must be a student majoring in the electrical engineering, electrical engineering technology, or computer engineering field of study who has earned a minimum 3.0 GPA with selection based on the LSSU Engineering faculty recommendation.