M State's Williams awarded World Citizen scholarship

January 4, 2022

Eric Williams, a second-year student at M State, has been awarded a Mark M. Welter World Citizen Award scholarship for 2021.

Williams, a native of Milwaukee, Wis., attends M State’s Fergus Falls campus, where he is enrolled in the Associate of Arts degree program and competed for the Spartan football team.

The $500 Mark Welter World Citizen Award is a tribute to Minnesota State students who best exemplify the thoughts, words and actions demanded by citizens of an interconnected 21st century world. Approximately 20 students are recognized from Minnesota State’s 30 two-year colleges and seven universities each year.

The award is sponsored by the Welter Family Foundation and the student advocacy group LeadMN.