Public Health & Health Sciences Blog

Alison Martin, graduating health sciences, pre-physical therapy student, will receive the Maize and Blue Distinguished Scholar Award at the University of Michigan-Flint commencement ceremony on May 5. The Maize and Blue award is the highest award bestowed upon UM-Flint graduates. To be eligible for nomination, students must have a 3.75 overall GPA in their last 58 credit hours at the beginning of their last semester. Nominations are reviewed by the UM-Flint Scholarships, Awards and Special Events Committee, and no more than 13 recipients are selected.

Ms. Martin is a deserving recipient of this award. While a student at UM-Flint, she has committed nearly 1,000 hours of her time in service to the community and the university through volunteer work and student organization activities. She has enriched her experience as a student by participating in research colloquia and conferences, interning, and working as a physical therapy technician. She has worked hard to fund her education through scholarships, part-time work, and grant funding.

Congratulations, Alison!