Financial Aid

Community College Transfer Scholarships

When you are admitted to UM-Dearborn, you are automatically considered for the Community College Transfer Scholarship!  Students with a minimum of 30 transferable credit hours or an Associateís Degree from a community college may be eligible dependent upon their transfer GPA calculated by the Office of Admissions and Orientation.  Awards, available at two levels, are based on academic achievement.  Students are automatically considered for this scholarship at the time of admission into the University.

The Awards

Level I

Level II

$3,000 over 1 year
3.50 - 3.74 GPA and
at least 30 transferable credits

$6,000 over 2 years
3.75 GPA or higher and
at least 30 transferable credits

Level I

Up to a $3,000 non-renewable stipend for study at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. The award is distributed over the first Fall and Winter semesters of enrollment, $1,500 per semester.

  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50-3.74 on a 4.0 scale (as calculated by the Admissions Office - based on transferable courses from all previous schools attended).
  • Completion of at least 30 transferable college credits or receipt of an Associateís Degree from a community college.
  • Final official transcripts which affect scholarship eligibility must be received by the end of the UM-Dearborn drop/add period for the studentís first semester of enrollment.
  • Last school attended prior to enrolling at UM-Dearborn must be a community college
  • Recipients must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours); scholarship is pro-rated for enrollment less than full-time.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and meet Michigan residency requirements for in-state tuition.

Level II

Up to a $6,000 scholarship for study at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.  The award is distributed over the first  two Fall and Winter semesters of enrollment, $1,500 per semester for four total semesters.

  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale (as calculated by the Admissions Office - based on transferable courses from all previous schools attended).
  • Completion of at least 30 transferable college credits or receipt of an Associateís Degree from a community college.
  • Final official transcripts which affect scholarship eligibility must be received by the end of the UM-Dearborn drop/add period for the studentís first semester of enrollment.
  • Last school attended prior to enrolling at UM-Dearborn must be a community college.
  • Recipients must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours); scholarship is pro-rated for enrollment less than full-time.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and meet Michigan residency requirements for in-state tuition.

Students who previously attended UM-Dearborn are considered "re-admits," not transfer students, and therefore are not eligible for the Community College Transfer Scholarship.  Second degree admitted students are also not eligible.  Scholarship funds for Summer admits are available for Fall and Winter terms.

Contact

For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions and Orientation at 313-593-5100.

Scholarship information is subject to change at any time.