Financial Aid

Graduate Student Scholarships

 The new online Current Student Scholarship Application is now available. After clicking on the link, please select the word "Opportunities" at the top of the page for scholarship descriptions and deadlines. Most scholarship decisions will be made in early May and applicants will be notified.

Basic criteria for awards 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 a minimum cumulative GPA of 6.0 (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 01/01/2014 (classes below 100 level do not count toward the 12 credit hours),
  • not be graduating in May 2014
  • not be receiving a full-tuition scholarship for 2014-2015,
  • 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).

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.


Center for the Education of Women (CEW) Scholarship Program
The CEW awards approximately 38 scholarships among the three University of Michigan campuses annually year to qualified students who have had at least a 48 month interruption in their education and are now enrolled in a degree program.

City Year Detroit Alumni Scholarship
City Year Detroit Alumni Scholarship Program awards at least two scholarships 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).

Community Service Personnel Scholarship
The Community Service Personnel Scholarship 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.

Non-Resident Graduate Tuition Scholarship
The Non-Resident Graduate Tuition Scholarship Program provides the difference between resident and non-resident tuition assessment.  Graduate students must enroll at least 6 credits and have a minimum 6.0 grade point average.  Please see your Graduate Advising Office for additional information.