An accessible and affordable degree within reach

The College of Education, Health, and Human Services and University of Michigan-Dearborn are committed to providing prospective and current students with information regarding tuition, scholarships and financial aid, and how to make higher education affordable and accessible. Please visit the Office of Financial Aid as well as the links below to explore the range of scholarships, loans and grants available.

Scholarships for current CEHHS students

The following scholarships are available exclusively to current College of Education, Health, and Human Services students. To apply for these scholarships, please visit the UM-Dearborn Office of Financial Aid and submit an application by February 1.

  • Eligibility: College of Education, Health, and Human Services Students.

    This endowed scholarship was established by alumni Dr. Carole A. Fielek and Mr. Anthony C. Fielek to encourage continued progress toward a degree in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services (CEHHS). Awards will be based on merit and need.

     

  • Eligibility: Full-time students in a College of Education, Health, and Human Services - Early Childhood Education program.

    This scholarship was established by Judge Thomas and Helen Van Tiem to ensure that Early Childhood Education receives the emphasis it should have in academia and in the community at large.

    The scholarship will be awarded to a student in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services Early Childhood Education program. Students must be enrolled full-time.

  • Eligibility: All student teachers

    The College of Education, Health, and Human Services (CEHHS) Student Teaching Scholarship is funded through the generosity of UM-Dearborn alumni, faculty, and friends to help alleviate the financial burden encountered by many students pursuing elementary or secondary certification during which they complete their required student teaching.

    Applicants must be enrolled in the elementary or secondary education program; must be eligible to enroll in student teaching (EDD 435, EDD 421, EDD 518) during the next academic year; and must submit a current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the Office of Financial Aid.

    Recipients will be selected on the basis of financial need, scholastic achievement, involvement in campus/community activities, and letters of recommendation. A strong commitment to K-12 public education is also a factor in the selection process and must be addressed within the application.

     

  • Eligibility: Junior standing (or above) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. (or the graduate equivalent of).

    This scholarship was created by Grace and Evelyn Kachaturoff in honor of their parents and family who were and are committed to public education. Applicants must be enrolled in the elementary or secondary education program in the humanities or the social sciences, must demonstrate a strong commitment to K-12 public education, and be enrolled at least 8 credits per semester. Applicants must have achieved junior, senior or graduate standing and will be selected on the basis of scholastic achievement, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 (or the graduate equivalent of), and qualities of demonstrated leadership skills.

     

  • Visit UM-Dearborn Current Student Scholarships to view other available campus scholarships.

TEACH Grant

The TEACH Grant provides assistance of up to a maximum of $3,724 annually if disbursed on or after October 1, 2016 and before October 1, 2017 to students whose intention is to teach in a "high need field (subject matter)" and intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low income families. Unlike most need-based grant programs, the TEACH Grant is available to graduate students as well as undergraduates.

    1. As a recipient, students agree to teach a "high need field" full-time and for a minimum of four years within eight years following program completion. The TEACH Grant will remain a grant if recipients meet specific criteria. If recipients do not meet the criteria, the TEACH Grant converts to a Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan with interest calculated to the initial disbursement date(s).
       
    2. In addition to completing the FAFSA, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen and be enrolled in coursework necessary to begin a career in teaching.
       
    3. The University of Michigan-Dearborn currently considers students who are of senior status as an undergraduate or graduate students with a high grade point average and admitted to a degree granting program in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services (CEHHS) and pursuing majors that fulfill "high need fields" requirements.
       
    4. The cumulative grade point average requirement for the TEACH Grant is 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale) for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • The degree programs currently considered are:

    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Bachelor of Science

    Eligible majors at UM-Dearborn are:

    • Education
    • General Science
    • Mathematics and Mathematics Studies
    • Reading
    • Science Education
    • Science Studies
    • Special Education and Teaching

    High need fields are currently defined as: Bilingual Education and English Language Acquisition, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Reading Specialist, Science, Special Education and other programs as they are identified by the U.S. Department of Education.