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Explore scholarship opportunities for current undergraduate students.

Current Student Scholarship Program

The Current Student Scholarship Program provides an excellent opportunity for current students to apply for scholarships.  You can explore these opportunities by browsing Scholarship Opportunities.  While the scholarship deadline has passed for the majority of the current student scholarships, more than a dozen scholarships are still open through April 30, 2020.  These scholarships have been moved to the beginning of the scholarship listing for your convenience.

As an enrolled student (undergraduate and graduate), you will receive an email from the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships when the scholarship portal is ready to accept applications. 

Based on prior years' criteria, the basic requirements for awards in 2020-2021 should 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, 2020 (classes below 100 level do not count toward the 12 credit hours), unless otherwise noted in the scholarship description,
  • not be graduating in May 2020,
  • ​not be receiving a full-tuition scholarship for 2020-2021,
  • 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).

If the are any changes to the Current Student Scholarship Program's criteria and deadlines from those mentioned above, the official changes will be made immediately.

If you are an applicant or scholarship administrator, please sign in using your Login and password.  If you need help with your Login or password, please click on trouble signing in.

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

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

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

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

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 Undergraduate Admissions. 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 Undergraduate Admissions 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

Center for the Education of Women Scholarships

Among all three University of Michigan campuses, the Center for the Education of Women awards scholarship to support primary caregivers or have had significant consecutive interruption since high school or actively engaged in eligible program(s) working toward a STEM degree.  Since 2008, CEW has been able to expand the program to include scholarships for students of all genders.

City Year Detroit Alumni Scholarships

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 Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships.

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