Transfer Scholarships

The university offers scholarships to recognize scholastic achievement

​Center for the Education of Women Scholarships

  • 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 Scholarships webpage.

City Year Detroit Alumni Scholarship

  • Basic eligibility: Awarded to students who successfully complete the City Year Detroit experience.
  • Award amount: Up to $5,350 and is matched with AmeriCorps funds.  The award is for up to two years (four semesters)
  • Learn more: Visit the City Year Detroit Alumni Scholarship webpage.

College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) Scholarship Programs

  • Basic eligibility: CECS is able to offer many privately funded scholarships based on merit and a students' academic major. Many of these scholarships may be offered in conjunction with other awards.
  • Award amount: Awards vary in amounts
  • Deadline: Department will award based on admission
  • Learn more: Visit the ​College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) Scholarship Programs webpage.

Community College Transfer Scholarships

  • Basic eligibility: Students with at least 30 transferable credit hours or an Associate’s Degree from a community college may be eligible dependent upon their transfer GPA calculated by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. 
  • Award amount: Awards are based on academic achievement. 
  • Deadline: Awards are offered during the admissions process. Final GPA can be submitted before the start of the first term.
  • Learn more: Visit the Community College Transfer Scholarships webpage.

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.

Dependent Tuition Scholarship

  • Basic eligibility: 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, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, University of Flint, and the UM Health System with a 50% appointment or higher).
  • Award amount: 50% tuition scholarship is restricted to the legal dependents of UM-Dearborn faculty and staff and the 20% tuition scholarship is restricted to the legal dependents of UM-Ann Arbor, UM-Flint, and the UM Health System.  
  • Deadline: The scholarship is limited to first time undergraduate study.
  • Learn more: Visit the Dependent Tuition Scholarship webpage.

Focus on the Finish Scholarship

  • Basic eligibility:
    • A completed associate degree 
    • Ability to meet standard requirements for admission
    • Proof of participation in Futures for Frontliners or Michigan Reconnect programs
    • Michigan residency as defined by University of Michigan 
    • FAFSA submission
    • No student loans in default*
    • Ability to obtain final transcripts from all previously-attended colleges/universities*
  • Award amount: Depending on eligibility 30-60% of your tuition is funded by scholarships and grants.
  • Learn more: Visit the Focus on the Finish Scholarship webpage.

*If students need help with resolving defaulted loans or obtaining final transcripts, advisors can support during the application process.

International Student Scholarship

  • Basic eligibility: International student that holds a valid visa. GPA of 3.5 (4.0 scale). English Proficiency score of IELTS (6.5), TOEFL (IBT-80, CBT-213, PBT-550), or MELAB (76).
  • Award amount: $10,000 for up to four years (each award valued at $40,000 for a period of up to four years)
  • Deadline: Considered during the admission application
  • Learn more: Visit the International Student Scholarship webpage.

Michigan Nonprofit Association Scholarship

  • Basic eligibility: Degree seeking students for employees of Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) member organizations and can be used for undergraduate and graduate programs. 
  • Award amount: 20% of tuition and fees
  • Learn more: Visit the Michigan Nonprofit Association Scholarship webpage.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarship

  • Basic eligibility: Students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) This scholarship will be awarded in conjunction with other UM-Dearborn transfer scholarships.
  • Award amount: Up to $1,000 annually, renewable for up to three years
  • Deadline: Show proof of membership before Fall semester
  • Learn more: Visit the Community College Scholarship webpage.

Tuition Differential Scholarship Program

  • Basic eligibility: An eligible student must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Transfer students must have a recalculated GPA of 3.5.
  • Award amount: This scholarship covers the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition. (excludes course premiums)
  • Deadline: Awards are offered during the admissions process.
  • Learn more: Visit the Tuition Differential Scholarship Program webpage.

UM Employee Scholarship Program

  • Basic eligibility: Staff and faculty of the entire University of Michigan system (Ann Arbor, Flint, Dearborn and Michigan Medicine)
  • Award amount: 25% of tuition and fees
  • Deadline: No later than the first day of the term
  • Learn more: Visit the UM Employee Scholarship Program webpage.

Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

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4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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