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 also a naturalist and conservationist. He also served in the 1941-42 Michigan legislature representing the Muskegon district. Successful candidates must be majoring in history with a minor in geography who has earned a minimum 3.0 GPA.