September 20, 2012

United Advisory Scholarship Commission Scholarship – Elbert Curtiss Fisher and Margaret Nienstedt Fisher

When Margaret Fisher passed away in New York in 1965, she left instructions in her will that a scholarship fund was to be created in the name of her parents. Margaret’s mother, Margaret Nienstedt Fisher, was the daughter of Saginaw “pioneers” and her father was a Mechanical Engineer and a member of the Board of Education for the Saginaw Public School District. This scholarship is to assist graduating students from Saginaw United High School or Saginaw Arts & Sciences Academy in their pursuit of a degree in science or engineering, or a Liberal Arts Degree.


  • Graduating senior from Saginaw United High School or Saginaw Arts & Sciecnes Academy
  • Female pursuing a liberal arts degree, or a male pursuing a science/engineering degree
  • Pursuing a liberal arts degree
  • Must reside in the Saginaw Public School District
  • Full-time enrollment   

Evaluation Criteria

  • Scholastic record
  • Financial need
  • Overall involvement in community, school and work activities

Special Attachment Required

Please refer to the online scholarship application for more information