CURRENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
The Current Student Scholarship Application will be an online process for the 2014-2015. Student applicants will automatically be considered for scholarships based on the profile information they provide. This change will be an exciting improvement in access to scholarship programs for the students of the University of Michigan-Dearborn.
The new online Current Student Scholarship Application will be available in early January. Additional details describing the process will be announced as they become available.
Basic eligibility remains the same:
- Tbe 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 minimum cumulative GPA of 6.0 (graduate), unless otherwise noted in the scholarship description,
- have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at (undergraduate) or 6 credit hours (graduate) at UM-Dearborn as of 01/01/2014 (classes below 100 level do not count toward the 12 credit hours),
- not be graduating in May 2015
- not be receiving a full-tuition scholarship for 2014-15,
- 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).
- Applicants must meet any requirements for specific scholarships. (See Scholarship Descriptions and Requirements.)
The scholarships in the Current Student Scholarship Program are made available through the generous gifts of private donors and alumni of UM-Dearborn.
Qualified graduate students can apply for the following scholarships using the University of Michigan-Dearborn Current Student Scholarship Program application:
ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
This award recognizes superior academic achievement by degree-seeking students enrolled in a graduate program and seeks to encourage students to enroll in graduate programs. Awards will be based on academic achievement, expectations for continued achievement, academic and career goals, and financial need. Students with full corporate sponsorship are not eligible. Applicants must submit a resume that includes professional and academic achievements (e.g. papers, awards, etc.), as well as community and/or service activities.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN (AAUW) SCHOLARSHIP
The AAUW Scholarship provides incentive awards to women whose education has been interrupted and are now enrolled in a degree-seeking program. Applicants must be women who have had at least a two-year interruption in their education and are at least 25 years of age.
BARNES AND NOBLE BOOK SCHOLARSHIP
The Barnes and Noble Book Scholarship is sponsored by the University of Michigan-Dearborn Barnes and Noble Bookstore. This program is intended to help defray the costs of college attendance by assisting students with the cost of books. Awards are drawn from individual book accounts established for recipients and the UM-Dearborn Bookstore for the purpose of purchasing textbooks only.
SHIRLEY DUDEK DEMMER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established to recognize, recruit or encourage the continued progress of, and provide assistance to UM-Dearborn undergraduate students in the Womenís & Gender Studies program or graduate students in the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program who have selected Womenís & Gender Studies as their thematic focus. Merit and financial need will be considered in the selection process.
GENERAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is to reward superior academic achievement and to help students with the the financial burden of attending college. While merit will be the primary criterion, financial need will also be a factor in the selection process.
GRADUATE STUDY IN SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship is funded through generous gifts by alumni and friends of the University of Michigan-Dearborn School of Education. The purpose of the program is to support masterís level study in Special Education. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative 6.5 GPA (9.0 scale) and have completed 10 credits in the Master of Education in Special Education program, and be seeking an endorsement in either Learning Disabled or Emotional Impairments.
GRACE AND EVELYN KACHATUROFF SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was created by Grace and Evelyn Kachaturoff in honor of their parents and family who were and are committed to public education. Applicants must be enrolled in the elementary or secondary education program in the humanities or the social sciences, demonstrate a strong commitment to K-12 public education, and be enrolled at in at least 8 credits per semester. Applicants must have achieved junior, senior, or graduate standing and will be selected on the basis of scholastic achievement, a minimum of GPA of 3.5 (or graduate equivalent of), and qualities of demonstrated leadership skills.
SIDELL SLOSBERG SORSCHER AND SAMUEL SORSCHER SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established to recognize scholastic achievement, encourage continued progress, and provide assistance to students in financing their education. This scholarship also assists students whose support from parents, family, or spouse is non-existent or marginal. Special consideration will be given to students with refugee status. Applicants mus have achieved junior, senior, or graduate standing, be enrolled full-time, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 (or graduate equivalent of). While merit will be the primary criterion, financial need will also be a factor in the selection process.
This scholarship has been set up to recognize, recruit and/or encourage the continued progress of, and provide assistance to students who are active in the UM-Dearborn Gay/Straight Alliance or another related organization and/or are interested in gender identity and/or sexual identity issues. Preference will be given to students who also provide evidence of involvement in community affairs or interest in law and public policy, public administration, or related areas of study at UM-Dearborn. While merit will be the primary criterion, financial need will also be a factor in the selection process.