Scholarships

Chemistry Scholarships

  • Blecker, Harry H. Scholarship Fund: Designed to provide financial assistance to UM-Flint students pursuing chemistry/biochemistry as their major with at least junior standing (55 credits or more) and a minimum 3.0 GPA who attend full-time. Also available to graduate students in MS part of Chemistry and Biochemistry BS/MS program.
  • Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Chemistry Scholarship: Applicants must be majoring in chemistry/biochemistry at UM-Flint, with a minimum of 3.5 GPA.
  • McKinnon, Zelpha E. Science Scholarship: Available to biology and chemistry/biochemistry majors who have completed at least 55 credit hours of course work, including organic chemistry. Applicants must be current residents of Genesee, Lapeer, or Shiawassee counties and have a minimum 3.5 GPA.
  • Zelpha McKinnon Science Scholarship: Available to biology and chemistry/biochemistry majors who have completed at least 55 credit hours of course work, including organic chemistry. Applicants must be current residents of Genesee, Lapeer, or Shiawassee counties and have a minimum 3.5 GPA.
  • Fleming A. and Marian E. Barbour Scholarship: For full-time students who have completed 60 credit hours, which includes a minimum of 10 credit hours in Chemistry and a minimum of 10 credit hours in Biology. Applicants must have attained a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA and detailed letter of recommendation from one of their UM-Flint instructors. Scholarship recipients must maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA each semester. Biochemistry majors should complete 10 credits of biology in order to be eligible.

Fran Frazier Travel Scholarship

This scholarship will help students' participation (conference registration, travel, hotel accommodations, meals, immunizations, passports, and insurance) in local, state, national, and international conferences. The applicant should be UM-Flint juniors, seniors, and graduate students who have a minimum 3.0 grade point average. The application form, guidelines, and budget sheet can be found on the website of Financial Aid.

University of Michigan-Flint Merit Scholarships

All qualified students are considered for merit scholarships during the admissions process with consideration given to students whose applications for admission are received by the application deadline. Selection criteria include GPA, academic course load, rank in class, personal essays and letters of recommendation, extracurricular involvement as well as standardized test scores. If you would like more information on the following merit scholarships please contact the Admissions Office.

  • Michigan Scholar Award
    Awarded to entering freshmen, this four-year, full-time tuition and fees award also carries a $600 per year book allowance.
  • Chancellor's Scholarship
    Awarded to entering freshmen, this four-year award covers full-time tuition and fees.
  • University Scholar Award
    Two years of full-time tuition and fees awarded to entering transfer students with an associate's degree or significant number of transferring credits.

Other Sources of Aid

  • Michigan Competitive Scholarship
    $50-$1,300 per year to undergraduate students carrying at least 6-12 credit hours per semester while maintaining satisfactory academic progress. Awarded on ACT score and need; Michigan residency required. The amount awarded may be affected by the receipt of additional grants or scholarships. Awards pro-rated based on number of credits per semester. Students must file the FAFSA by posted State of Michigan deadlines for this award.
  • Michigan Merit Award Scholarship Program
    $2,500 merit-based scholarship for high school seniors. Eligibility includes attaining a designated score on the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) High School Test in mathematics, reading, science, and writing. Contact your high school counseling office for details.
  • Michigan Promise
    This $4,000 achievement based scholarship begins with the class of 2007.  Students may receive installment payments during their first two years of college. After completing the first two years with a 2.5 GPA or higher they may apply to receive the rest of the scholarship.  Students not qualifying to receive the installment payments may still receive the full amount of the scholarship after the successful completion of two years of higher education with a 2.5 GPA or higher. 
  • Michigan Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) Phase II eligibility only
    Although entering freshmen at the University of Michigan-Flint are not eligible to use Phase I of their TIP eligibility, they can qualify to use Phase II at a later date. Phase II will pay tuition and mandatory fees not to exceed $500 per semester up to a maximum of $2,000 for credits earned in a four-year program. To receive Phase II benefits, the student must meet eligibility for Phase I and have either 56 transferable semester credits or an associate's degree.
 
For more information, please check with Office of Financial Aid .