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Current Student Scholarship Program
The Current Student Scholarship Program will open in January 2020 for the 2020-2021 applications. Learn more about the scholarships offered by browsing Opportunities.
Basic criteria for awards in 2019-2020 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 January 1, 2019 (classes below 100 level do not count toward the 12 credit hours), unless otherwise noted in the scholarship description,
- not be graduating in May 2019,
- not be receiving a full-tuition scholarship for 2019-2020,
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).
You can anticipate that the basic criteria will be the same or similar--but updated with appropriate dates for 2020-2021 academic year.
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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).