This scholarship was established in memory of Milton Scherer, assistant professor of history and geography, Soo Tech Branch, 1948-1965. As per his wife, Ruth’s request, this scholarship is being offered to students interested in pursuing study for better understanding of our planet, our environment and its relationship to people. Besides his many interests in books, hiking, hunting, and Indian artifacts, Milton was a naturalist and conservationist. He served in the 1941-42 Michigan legislature representing the Muskegon district. This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in history with a minor in geography and who has earned a minimum 3.0 GPA.