Applying for scholarships is easy!

The University of Michigan-Dearborn wants to reward you for your academic excellence. Simply apply for admission and be automatically considered for select scholarships. Shortly after your admission, we will notify you of your scholarship eligibility.

Freshman scholarship offers are based on GPA at the time of admission and SAT/ACT scores for high school students applying for Winter, through Summer 2018 semesters and is subject to change at any time. (see chart below).  

Scholarships will continue to be awarded after the December 15 priority deadline as long as funds are available.   

2017 Scholarships



** SAT criteria is based on the new SAT total score for Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, and Math.   For tests taken prior to March 2016,  the previous SAT scoring model will be utilized.

Scholarship Details

Chancellor's Scholarship

The Chancellorís Scholarship awards a full-tuition scholarship for up to four years (each award valued at approximately $50,000 for a period of up to four years).

Minimum Requirements:
-- Grade point average of 4.00 or higher at the time of admission
-- ACT composite of 31 or SAT score of 1420* or higher (highest composite test score used)

* Only SAT/ACT scores from tests taken through November can be used for Chancellorís Scholarship eligibility.

Metropolitan Scholarship

The Metropolitan Scholarship awards an annual scholarship of $5,000 for up to four years (each award valued at $20,000 for a period of up to four years).

Scholarship renewal is subject to an annual review. Recipients are required to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and maintain a minimum of half-time enrollment.

Dean's Scholarship

The Dean's Scholarship awards an annual scholarship of $4,000 for up to four years (each award valued at $16,000 for a period of up to four years).

Scholarship renewal is subject to an annual review. Recipients are required to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and maintain a minimum of half-time enrollment.

Maize Scholarship

The Maize Scholarship awards an annual scholarship of $3,000 for up to four years (each award valued at $12,000 for a period of up to four years).

Scholarship renewal is subject to an annual review. Recipients are required to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and maintain a minimum of half-time enrollment.

Blue Scholarship

The Blue Scholarship awards an annual scholarship of $2,000 for up to four years (each award valued at $8,000 for a period of up to four years).

Scholarship renewal is subject to an annual review. Recipients are required to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and maintain a minimum of half-time enrollment.

The Fine Print

  • SAT criteria is based on the new SAT total score for Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, and Math.   For  tests taken prior to March 2016,  the previous SAT scoring model will be utilized.
  • If you are eligible for more than one UM-Dearborn funded scholarship, the scholarship of greater value will be awarded.
  • Students receiving UM-Dearborn funded scholarships may also be considered for endowed or donor scholarships.
  • GPA, at the time of admission, is used in determining scholarship eligibility.
  • Unless otherwise stated, all recipients must be a U.S. citizen or permanent residents and must meet Michigan residency requirements for in-state tuition.
  • All scholarships are subject to review for renewal at the end of each academic year. All recipients must meet requirements of satisfactory academic progress and maintain a cumulative grade point average as articulated on their Terms and Conditions Form at the time of online scholarship acceptance.
  • Scholarship information is subject to change at any time.