Graduate Student Scholarships

Learn more about scholarships available to new and current graduate students.

Visit the colleges websites to learn more about scholarships opportunities available to students in a particular college:

Non-Resident Graduate Tuition Scholarship

  • Basic eligibility: For graduate students who are classified as a non-resident for tuition assessment
  • Award amount: Provides up to 80% of the difference between resident and non-resident tuition assessment. 
  • Deadline: For newly admitted graduate students in the College of Arts, Sciences, & Letters (CASL); the College of Education, Health, & Human Services (CEHHS); and the College of Engineering & Computer Science (CECS), the awarding process is automated and no separate application is needed.  Students in the College of Business (COB) should submit this brief application form to be considered. 
  • Learn more: Visit the Non-Resident Graduate Tuition Scholarship webpage.

Current Student Scholarship Program

  • Basic eligibility: Students currently enrolled in a degree seeking program; incoming students are not eligible
  • Award amount: Several scholarships available; awards may vary
  • Deadline: Varies by scholarship
  • Learn more: Visit the Current Student Scholarship webpage.

Center for the Education of Women (CEW) Scholarship Program

  • Basic eligibility: Qualified students who have had at least a 48 month interruption in their education and are now enrolled in a degree program.
  • Award amount: Over 60 scholarships are awarded annually ranging from $1,000 to $11,000
  • Deadline: May  7, 2020
  • Learn more: Visit the Center for the Education of Women (CEW) Scholarship Program webpage.

City Year Detroit Alumni Scholarship

Community Service Personnel Scholarship

  • Basic eligibility: Degree-seeking students who are public safety employees at partnering organizations
  • Award amount: 20% of tuition and fees
  • Learn more: Visit the Community Service Personnel Scholarship webpage.

King-Chavez-Parks Initiative, Future Faculty Fellowship Program

  • Basic eligibility: Candidates pursuing faculty teaching careers in postsecondary education
  • Award amount: Depends on financial needs; $20,000 maximum for master's students, $35,000 maximum for doctoral students
  • Deadline: April 28, 2023
  • Learn more: Visit the King-Chavez-Parks Initiative, Future Faculty Fellowship Program webpage.

Michigan Nonprofit Association Scholarship

  • Basic eligibility: Degree-seeking students who are employees of the Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) member organization
  • Award amount: 20% of tuition and fees
  • Learn more: Visit the Michigan Nonprofit Association Scholarship webpage.

U-M Employee Scholarship Program

  • Basic eligibility: The staff and faculty of the entire University of Michigan System (Ann Arbor, Flint, Dearborn, and the Health System) who attend the University of Michigan-Dearborn as a degree seeking undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Award amount: 25%  of tuition and fees
  • Deadline: No later than the first day of classes
  • Learn more: Visit the U-M Employee Scholarship Program webpage.

Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

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Dearborn, MI 48128
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