Current Student Scholarships
The scholarship deadline for most programs was March 1, 2016.
There are some scholarship programs still open. You can see which programs are still accepting applications at Opportunities.
Basic criteria for awards in 2016-2017 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 2016
- not be receiving a full-tuition scholarship for 2016-2017,
- 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 scholarship deadline is March 1, 2016.
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
UM Employee Scholarship Program
The University of Michigan-Dearborn provides scholarship support of 25% of assessed tuition and fees that benefit the staff and faculty of the entire University of Michigan System (Ann Arbor, Flint, Dearborn, and the UM Health System) who attend the University of Michigan-Dearborn as a degree seeking student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate program.
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.
Michigan Nonprofit Association Scholarship
Provides a scholarship valued at 20% of tuition and fees for the employees of Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) member organizations. This scholarship is available for degree seeking students and can be used for undergraduate and graduate programs.
Dependent Student 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.