Financial Aid

CURRENT STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

The online Current Student Scholarship Application has been closed for 2014-2015.  You can still explore scholarship opportunities for 2015-2016.

It is anticipated that the Current Student Scholarship will be available for the 2015-2016 award year in early 2015.  Any criteria updates will be made just before the availability of the online program. Watch your email for a notification.

Basic criteria for awards include:

  • be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen,
  • be currently enrolled in a degree seeking program,
  • have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (undergraduate) or 3.3 (graduate), unless otherwise noted in the scholarship description,
  • have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours as an undergraduate or a minimum of 6 credit hours as a graduate at UM-Dearborn as of 01/01/2015 (classes below 100 level do not count toward the 12 credit hours),
  • not be graduating in May 2015
  • not be receiving a full-tuition scholarship for 2015-2016,
  • be enrolled at least half-time at UM-Dearborn during the semester(s) for which the scholarship is used, unless otherwise noted in the scholarship description (scholarships may be pro-rated for less than full-time enrollment).

The scholarships in the Current Student Scholarship Program are made available through the generous gifts of private donors and alumni of the University of Michigan-Dearborn.


ADDITIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Community Service Personnel Scholarship
Provides a scholarship valued at 20% of tuition and fees for public safety employees at partnering organizations.  The scholarship is available for degree seeking students and can be used for undergraduate and graduate programs.

Dependent Tuition Scholarship
Provides scholarship support for tuition only to the IRS-dependent children, spouses, other qualified adults (OQA) and IRS-dependent of OQA of regular part-time and full-time staff and faculty at the University of Michigan-Dearborn (50% appointment or higher). The 50% tuition scholarship is restricted to first time undergraduate study. The application process is through the Office of Admissions and Orientation. Participants in this program must meet all admission and eligibility requirements of the University in effect at the time of enrollment.

Provides scholarship support for tuition only to the IRS tax dependents of regular part-time and full-time staff and faculty at the University of Michigan-Dearborn (50% appointment or higher).  The 50% tuition scholarship is restricted to first time undergraduate study.  The application process is through the Office of Financial Aid for continuing students and through the Office of Admissions and Orientation for new students.  This scholarship is restricted to Michigan residents who are U.S. citizens/permanent residents.  Michigan residency is defined by the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Participants in this program must meet all eligibility criteria and requirements of the University at the time of enrollment.

Center for the Education of Women Scholarships
Approximately 38 scholarships are awarded among the three university campuses annually to qualified students who have had a least a 48-month interruption in their education and are now enrolled in a degree program.

City Year Detroit Alumni Scholarships
At least two scholarships will be awarded to students who successfully complete the City Year Detroit experience.  The scholarship awards up to $5,350 and is matched with AmeriCorps funds.  The award is for up to two years (four semesters).  Students must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.  Recipients are expected to enroll full-time (less than full-time enrollment awards will be prorated).  Submit City Year documentation to the Director of Admissions and Orientation (1145 University Center).

Retired Persons Scholarship Program
Provides tuition support for students who have reached the 60th birthday prior to  registration in this program and be a "retired person"--to have no current career or employment.

Prechter International Travel Fellowship
Provides travel fellowships are awarded to CECS students taking part in an approved study abroad to help defray travel costs associated with international studies.


ADDITIONAL GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Center for the Education of Women Scholarships
Awards approximately 38 scholarships among the three University of Michigan campuses annually year to qualified students who have had at least a 48 month interruption in their education and are now enrolled in a degree program.

City Year Detroit Alumni Scholarship
Awards at least two scholarships to students who successfully complete the City Year Detroit experience.  The scholarship awards up to $5,350 and is matched with AmeriCorps funds.  The award is for up to two years (four semesters).  Students must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.  Recipients are expected to enroll full-time (less than full-time enrollment awards will be prorated).  Submit City Year documentation to the Director of Admissions and Orientation (1145 University Center).

Community Service Personnel Scholarship
Provides a scholarship valued at 20% of tuition and fees for public safety employees at partnering organizations.  The scholarship is available for degree seeking students and can be used for undergraduate and graduate programs.

Non-Resident Graduate Tuition Scholarship
Provides the difference between resident and non-resident tuition assessment.  Graduate students must enroll at least 6 credits and have a minimum 6.0 grade point average.  Please see your Graduate Advising Office for additional information.

Retired Persons Scholarship Program
Provides tuition support for students who have reached the 60th birthday prior to  registration in this program and be a "retired person"--to have no current career or employment.