Scholarships are Organized by School/College

College of Arts and Sciences

 
Barbour, Fleming A. & Marian Scholarship Fund: 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. 

Blecker, Harry H. Scholarship Fund:  Designed to provide financial assistance to University of Michigan-Flint graduate and undergraduate students pursuing chemistry as their major with at least junior standing (55 credits or more) and a minimum 3.7 graduate GPA and a 3.0 undergraduate GPA who attend full-time.

Bolter, Candace Marie Scholarship: For full-time students with declared major in Philosophy. Student must have completed at least 45 credit hours and maintain a minimum 3.5 overall G.P.A. Students must address both academic and career goals in the essay portion of the scholarship application. Students must also submit a sample of written work specific to Philosophy that is at least 1200 words in length. Scholarship is renewable, if recipients continue to meet scholarship criteria and reapply each consecutive year. Scholarship awards may be used for tuition, fees, and books.

Bommarito, Ellen Book Fund: Awarded to full or part-time junior or senior students who have declared a major in English with a Specialization in Writing, a minor in writing, or a minor in Technical Writing. Must have completed at least one course in expository or technical writing at the 200-level or above. Applicant should have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  http://www.umflint.edu/english/facstaff_profiles/bommarito.htm

Brownell, Chandler B. Piano Scholarship: Awarded to full-time students majoring in piano with at least a 3.0 GPA. Preference is given to residents of Genesee County. Financial need may be considered. Visit the Music Department for consideration and application instructions.

Burd, Margaret Anne-UAW Local 599 Memorial Scholarship: For full-time students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Education and Human Services, or the School of Health Professions and Studies whose parent or grandparent has been a member in good standing of UAW Local 599 for at least five years. Financial need is a consideration. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Applicants must submit proof of Local 599 membership (i.e., copy of membership card).

Burnham, James H. and Sara Memorial Scholarship: For junior or senior students in good standing whose circumstances demonstrate financial need.  Preference given to students concentrating in engineering, science, nursing, or education. Full or part-time students may apply. Scholarship preference is for a married student.

Chancellor’s Computer Science Scholarship: Applicants are to be enrolled in Computer Science within the College of Arts and Science and have at least 12 credit hours of collegiate credit hours, along with a 3.5 GPA.  

Croner, Christopher W. Memorial Scholarship Fund: For students pursuing studies in resource science with a major in physical geography including the study of geology. Students must be enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Department of Music Instrumental Jazz Scholarship: A scholarship will be awarded to one incoming freshman for the Fall semester of each academic year. Upon fulfillment of the applicable guidelines, this scholarship may be renewable for an additional three consecutive semesters. Application is open to all incoming freshmen, regardless of intended major. Applicants must have a minimum recomputed 2.7 high school GPA. Auditions are required.  Visit the Music Department for consideration and application instructions.

Ebmeyer, Garrett E. Trumpet Scholarship: Awarded to a music education trumpet student. The award is based on performance and musical ability. Visit the Music Department for consideration and application instructions.

Economics Scholarship Fund: For economics majors with a 3.5 GPA or better, and who have completed at least 12 credit hours of Economics classes at the University of Michigan-Flint. Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation from Economics Department faculty member.

Evans, Janet Kay Memorial Scholarship Fund: For full-time music students who demonstrate academic accomplishment and musical ability. A minimum 3.0 GPA and participation in a performance group are required. Financial need is considered. Visit the Music Department for consideration and application instructions. 

[The] Fesmire, Chieko String Instrument Scholarship: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate “applied music”  student pursuing an interest in string music with preference given to students studying violin. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants are required to audition with the Music Department. Visit the Music Department for consideration and application instructions.

[The] Flint Journal Scholarship Fund: For students enrolled for a minimum of nine credit hours who have demonstrated writing experience for a college, university or high school publication, or for a professional, trade or community publication. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required. Preference is given to Communication, English and Business Administration majors. Two examples of published work are required to be submitted for evaluation by the scholarship committee.  Refer to the Journalism Department for application information and deadlines.

Flint Rock and Gem Club Scholarship: For juniors or seniors with a declared major in Geology or one of the Earth Science fields, or Education majors seeking certification as Earth Science teachers. Financial need is a consideration.  

Founding Faculty/Friends of Music Scholarship Endowment: Provides funds to assist currently enrolled full-time students pursuing music education at the University of Michigan–Flint. Students must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. First semester freshmen must have a re-computed GPA of 3.0. The level of musical performance may be taken in consideration in awarding this scholarship. An audition may be required. Visit the Music Department for consideration and application instructions.

Freeman, Emmalyn Ellis Master of Science in Biology Scholarship: Applicants must be fully admitted into the Master of Science in Biology Program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 as a UM-Flint graduate student. Applicants must have completed at least two graduate level courses in Biology at UM-Flint, including at least one core course (BIO 501, 502 or 503). Priority will be given to students who are nearing completion of the MS in Biology Program.

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Art Scholarship: For Art majors with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Applicants must have demonstrated a behavioral commitment to the arts, and participated in programs and activities that promote the arts.

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Chemistry Scholarship: Applicants must be majoring in chemistry at University of Michigan-Flint, with a minimum 3.5 GPA.  

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Computer Science, and Information Technology: Designed for undergraduate students majoring in Computer Science and Computer Information Systems with a minimum 3.5 GPA.

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Computer Science, Engineering, and Physics Scholarship: For juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in Computer Science, Engineering, or Physics with a minimum 3.2 GPA. 

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Foreign Languages Scholarship: For Foreign Language majors with a 3.5 minimum GPA. Applicant must have completed one 300 level foreign language course at UM-Flint. 

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. High School Programming Contest Scholarship: Awards will be made to designated High School Programming Contest scholarship recipients who attend University of Michigan-Flint, following graduation from high school. 

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Mathematics Scholarship: For Juniors and Seniors with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Must have completed at least 12 credit hours at UM-Flint. Completion of multivariate calculus and the introductory proof course are required. 

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Philosophy Scholarship: For Philosophy majors with a minimum 3.25 GPA or for entering freshmen, a high school GPA of 3.5.

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Psychology Scholarship: For Psychology majors with a minimum 3.5 GPA.

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Scholarship: This scholarship is intended to support Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice majors at junior status (55 credits or more) with a minimum 3.2 GPA.  

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Theatre Scholarship: Applicants must be full–time theatre majors with a minimum GPA of 3.2. Visit the Theatre Department for consideration and application instructions.

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Writing Specialization Scholarship: For full-time sophomore, junior or senior English majors with a specialization in writing or technical writing with a minimum 3.2 GPA.

French, David Memorial Scholarship: The scholarship is available to UM-Flint students majoring in Political Science. Applicants must have completed 25 credit hours with a cumulative 3.0 GPA. 

Friedman, Leon M.D. Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd. - For health science majors with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicant must be a graduate of Carmen Ainsworth High School.

Garfield, Jeffrey F. Scholarship Fund: For entering or continuing University of Michigan-Flint students with a declared major in Theatre or Music. Talented applicants must have a recomputed 3.25 GPA if entering as freshmen or a minimum 3.00 grade point average as continuing or transfer students. Financial need will be a consideration. Scholarship is renewable, but recipient must submit a new application. Visit the Music or Theatre Department for consideration and application instructions.

Geniesse Sr., Eugene W. Science Scholarship: For full-time undergraduate science majors who have completed at least 55 credit hours with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Awards are based on academic achievement and financial need.  

Gilder, Richard American History Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd. - Intended for a student who demonstrates a strong commitment to the study of American History who wishes to pursue the Teacher’s Certification Program in History. Applicants must have a minimum overall 2.75 GPA with a minimum 3.25 GPA in history courses. Preference given to residents of Genesee, Lapeer or Shiawassee Counties.

Gilder, Richard Scholarship Fund: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd. - For history majors with a minimum of 60 credit hours and 3.0 GPA. Preference is given to students whose coursework indicate an emphasis of American History and whose career goals include pursuing a profession that focuses on American History (teaching, archiving, museum work, etc.). 

Harris, Richard S. Scholarship Fund: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd. - This scholarship is intended for Political Science or English majors who have expressed intent to enter the legal profession. Applicant must have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or 3.4 GPA in the major. Applicant must also have completed at least 3 Political Science or English courses within their major. 

Helser, Susan G. Computer Science Scholarship Fund: Applicants must be admitted as a graduate student pursuing a degree in Computer Science.  Initial applicants taken for students having a computer science major with a minor (or second major) in math, who have completed (or are enrolled in at time of application) CSC 392 or CSC or CIS classes 400 level & above. Applicant must have a minimum 2.75 overall undergraduate GPA and a 3.0 in computer science and math courses.  Student must submit a programming portfolio, including project artifacts, reports, and/or demonstrations. A cumulative 3.7 graduate GPA is necessary to remain eligible.  Applications are made to the Computer Science, Engineering, and Physics Department at the UM-Flint campus.  

Hopkins, Ada L. Scholarship Fund:  Applicants must be music majors and have attained at least junior level class status (55 credits or more). The applicant must have earned a minimum GPA of 3.0. Also must demonstrate a record of leadership and initiative in the ensemble appropriate to the student’s instrument or voice. Applicant must participate in the traditional service venues for the music department.  Visit the Music Department for consideration and application instructions.

Karnes, Monica Memorial Scholarship Fund: Established by Monica Karnes' family and Phi Sigma Iota, Rho Rho Chapter, to provide financial assistance to currently enrolled full- or part-time students. Students should have a minimum 3.0 GPA and must have completed at least one 300-level foreign language course at the University of Michigan-Flint. Selection is based on demonstrated commitment to foreign language study.  

Keller, David R. Book Fund: This fund was established to assist students in purchasing textbooks for their education at University of Michigan-Flint. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students majoring in Political Science. 

Kelly, Kay Sampson Scholarship: Applicants must be full-time students, at least 25 years of age, and applicants must be enrolled in the Theatre program. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA or, for entering freshman, a high school GPA of 3.25.  Paper applications taken for Winter award only each fall with a mid-November deadline.

Landon, Stephen. Memorial Scholarship: Established by familand friends for students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Theatre Design & Technology.  A minimum 3.0 GPA is required or as an entering freshman, a 3.25 GPA. Selection is based on auditions and financial need.  Visit the Theatre Department for consideration and application instructions.

Larmor, Douglas E. Memorial Scholarship: Established by friends in conjunction with the Flint Federation of Musicians-Local 542 for full-time students who are instrumental music majors. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Selection is based on auditions and financial need.  Visit the Music Department for consideration and application instructions.

McDonald, Brian Scholarship Fund: For Theatre majors with a minimum 3.25 GPA for freshmen and a 3.0 GPA for currently enrolled students. Financial need is a consideration.  Visit the Theatre Department for consideration and application instructions.

McKinnon, Zelpha E. Science Scholarship: Available to biology and chemistry 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.  

Morgan, Carl and Sarah Theatre Scholarship: Provides scholarship assistance to talented students majoring in theatre. Awarded yearly to full-time students who have maintained a minimum 2.75 GPA and who make significant contributions to the Theatre Department's programs. Fulfillment of a community service project is also a requirement. Contact the Theatre Department for additional information.  Visit the Theatre Department for consideration and application instructions.

Music Department Scholarships: For students with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have received no grade in applied music lower than a "B" and who participate in a large performance group appropriate to their major instrument. Students must demonstrate continued commitment to their studies and the University.

Music Department Stipends: May be offered to students who are active and supportive members of ensembles in the department. Students must prepare their individual parts to the best of their ability and must attend all rehearsals and concerts outlined by the conductor. Visit the Music Department for consideration and application instructions. Visit the Music Department for consideration and application instructions.

Physics/Engineering Science Emergency Fund: This scholarship is developed for students experiencing a documented emergency which has jeopardized the ability to remain in school. Applicants must be undergraduate students majoring in Physics or Engineering Science, as well as attending either full-time or part-time. Applicants must also have a minimum GPA of 2.7.  

Piper, Joyce R. Endowed Memorial Piano Scholarship: Applicants must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA, and participate in a UM-Flint Music Department audition. One scholarship will be awarded each academic year. Scholarships may be renewed; however, scholarship recipients must reapply.  Visit the Music Department for consideration and application instructions.

Radhabai, G. and A. V. Rajagopal Scholarship: For students who have a minimum 3.0 adjusted GPA and are enrolled for at least 6 credit hours. Applicants must have completed 55 credit hours. Selection is based on outstanding academic achievement and participation in school and/or community service activities. Preference will be given to students majoring in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems. 

Russell, C. Scott Scholarship: Awarded to students who have completed 1-3 credits of basic writing during the academic year in which application is submitted. Student must demonstrate significant writing progress, as outlined in a cover letter; recommendation from a Writing Center tutor is required.

Steel Drum Participant Scholarship Fund: Established by Jim Krause, the scholarship is intended for students who participate in the Steel Drum Band at the University of Michigan-Flint. Scholarship awards are merit based, and applicants can be either full-time or part-time students in any field of study (preference given to those students pursuing music education) who currently participate or have participated, in the Mott Middle College High School Band or UM-Flint/ Mott College Steelheads Band. Applicants must explain their career goals with their application. Financial need is a consideration in making the award.

Stockton, Colonel T.B.W. Scholarship: Applicants must be a junior undergraduate or graduate status with a declared major in history or be graduate students enrolled in the Master of Liberal Studies in American Culture. Financial need is a consideration in awarding the scholarship. 

Sucic, Holly Endowed Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is open to students who are interested in pursuing a career in Biomedical Research. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.50 and completed at least 85 credit hours. Financial need is not a consideration. Preference may be given to students who are either Molecular Biology or Biochemistry majors, as these programs are extremely well-suited for students interested in biomedical research. Preference will be given to students who have undergraduate research experience and who have presented and/or published their research. This scholarship will be awarded in the student’s senior year. 

Terrill, John and Lora Dorland Biological Sciences Scholarship Fund: Applicants should be either full-time or part-time Biology or Earth and Resource Science TCP students who plan to have a career in the sciences. Financial need should be demonstrated. Pre-med students are not eligible to apply. 

Theatre Department Scholarship: Offered to new and continuing theatre majors based on satisfactory progress in both theatre activities and general university studies. Visit the Theatre Department for consideration and application instructions.

Thompson, Virginia Hoover International Travel Scholarship: Designated to assist students enrolled in the College of Arts & Science at UM-Flint. Designated for students participating in approved study abroad courses sponsored and led by the University of Michigan-Flint faculty and approved by the Study Abroad Advisory Committee. Applicants must be full-time students who have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours, and attained a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must submit a personal statement/essay in which they outline their career goals and aspirations. This scholarship is based on scholastic merit, and not on financial need. Apply through the International Center; applications taken December/January each year.

Trela, A.J. Honors Scholar Program Scholarship: This scholarship is meant to provide support to students who are enrolled in the programs offered by the College of Arts and Science. Students should be part-time or full-time students enrolled in the Honors Scholar Program. Must have a 3.5 GPA.

Trela, Ruby Honors Program Scholarship: This scholarship is meant to provide support to students who are enrolled in the programs offered by the College of Arts and Science. Preference may be given to students enrolled in disciplines in the humanities. Students should be part-time or full-time students enrolled in the Honors Scholar Program. Must have a 3.5 GPA.

University of Michigan-Flint Matthew Hilton-Watson Study Abroad Scholarship: Applicants must be enrolled at the UM-Flint as undergraduate or graduate students and in good academic standing.  Preference will be given for study of a different culture than the student's own and funds may be used for several research oriented experiences.

University of Michigan-Flint Shakespeare Club of Flint Scholarship: Designed for students who have an established interest in Shakespearian studies. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students with a major or minor in Theatre or English. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA (undergraduate) or 5.0 GPA (graduate) or 3.25 GPA as entering freshman.

West, Kenneth B. Scholarship: For juniors or seniors who are majoring in History at UM-Flint with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  

White, Barbara Davis Memorial Scholarship Fund: For full-time juniors or seniors (completion of 55 credits or more) majoring in mathematics or science who intend to make a career in those fields, and who have at least a 3.0 GPA. Selection is based on financial need and academic achievement.  

White, Elizabeth L. Scholarship Fund: Established to provide financial assistance for undergraduate students pursuing degrees in Communications and English at the University of Michigan–Flint. Applicants must be entering freshman who have a minimum high school GPA of 3.6 and have distinguished themselves through exceptional academic achievements. Students must meet satisfactory academic progress standards. 

Wyatt, Incentive Scholarship: Established to provide financial assistance to students with a declared major in history.  Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA from high school/transfer institution and have completed at least 12 credits in history in the first year of the scholarship. For extension to the second year, applicants must have completed 12 credits in history at UM-Flint with an overall 2.75 GPA or higher and a 3.0 GPA in history courses at UM-Flint.

Wyatt, Merit Scholarship: Established to provide financial assistance to students with a declared major in history as a full-time student.  Applicants must have a minimum 55 credit hours, out of which 15 credit hours must be history courses taken at the UM-Flint. Applicants must have a minimum of 3.1 GPA with minimum of 3.3 GPA in history courses.  For an extension to a second year, the applicant must be a declared history major attending UM-Flint as a full-time student with a 3.1 GPA overall and a 3.3 GPA in history courses.

Younes, Mohsen A. and Carol M. Environmental Science and Planning Scholarship: Established to provide financial assistance to students with a declared major in Earth & Resource Science major; who graduated from high school in the Flint Community School District, Beecher Community School District, or Westwood Heights School District.  Students must have an overall 3.0 GPA; freshmen students must have a minimum 3.0 overall high school GPA. Applicants must demonstrate volunteer participation in school and/or community service activities. 

Zick, David G. Scholarship: Open to both part time and full time undergraduate physic & engineering science students. Applicants must have at least a 2.7 GPA (freshman physics and engineering science students must have an entering 2.7 high school GPA).

School of Education and Human Services

Bader, Donna D. Social Work Scholarship: Applicants can be full-time or part-time students enrolled in Social Work and who have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to returning students working on their first degree. Applicant must submit an essay (1,000 word limit) with their scholarship application describing their reason for choosing Social Work as a vocation.

Bigelow, Lucille Social Work Scholarship Fund: Designed to provide financial assistance to University of Michigan-Flint students pursuing social work major. Intended for full or part-time UM-Flint students who have had to postpone their college education for a minimum three-year period. Preference given to students in their late twenties or early thirties, are single parents, and/or married students with children. Recipients must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need. 

Bray, Everett L. and Viola E. Scholarship: For residents of the state of Michigan attending the University of Michigan-Flint who are in good standing in their junior, senior or graduate years and who intend to teach upon completion of their education. A completion of 55 credit hours is required. Financial need may be a consideration in making the awards.

Burd, Margaret Anne-UAW Local 599 Memorial Scholarship: For full-time students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Education and Human Services, or the School of Health Professions and Studies whose parent or grandparent has been a member in good standing of UAW Local 599 for at least five years (proof of membership is required). Financial need is a consideration. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

Burnham, James H. and Sara Memorial Scholarship: For junior or senior students in good standing whose circumstances demonstrate financial need. Preference given to students concentrating in engineering, science, nursing, or education. Full or part-time students may apply. Completion of 55 credit hours is required. Preference given to a married student.

Carl, Kathryn Education Scholarship: For students who are pursuing degrees in education. Applicants must be residents of the city of Flint or have graduated from a high school in Genesee County. Students must be enrolled full-time with a declared major in education, have at least a 3.0 GPA. Financial need will be considered.

Cooper, Mary A. Book Award: This award was established in memory of Professor Mary Alice Cooper, a founding member of the Education Department at UM-Flint. It provides a maximum of $100 each semester for the purchase of books providing that funding exists. Applicants must be admitted to a UM-Flint education program and must demonstrate financial need.  

Duesberry, Caroline Maxine Scholarship: For full-time students enrolled in the University of Michigan-Flint Teacher Education Program with a minimum 3.00 GPA. Applicants must submit proof of acceptance to the Teacher Education Program.

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Education and Human Services Scholarship: For juniors and seniors admitted to the School of Education and Human Services with a minimum 3.5 GPA.  

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Master of Arts in Education Scholarship: Applicants must have successfully completed 18 graduate credit hours in the Master of Arts Education Program and a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 point scale. A letter is required with application addressing career goals and commitment to excellence in teaching.  

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Social Work Scholarship: For juniors majoring in Social Work with a minimum 3.5 GPA.  

Gay, Genevieve A. Scholarship: Preference is given to students who are enrolled in the teacher education program with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and at least junior standing (55 credit hours or more). Students must be a graduate of a high school in Genesee County and preference is given to students in need of financial aid. Also, students who have had a delay in completing their education and who are highly motivated to complete their degree requirements are preferred. 

Gilder, Richard American History Scholarship: Preference given to Mott Community College graduate with an associate’s degree and a commitment to the study of American History who wishes to transfer to the University of Michigan – Flint to complete the Teacher’s Certification Program in History. Applicants must have a minimum overall 2.75 GPA with a minimum 3.25 GPA in history courses and completion of 60 credits. Preference given to residents of Genesee, Lapeer or Shiawassee Counties. 

Marigowda, Dr., and Renuka Nagaraju School of Education and Human Services Scholarship for Social Work and Peace Studies: Applicants should be part-time or full-time students currently enrolled in the Social Work degree program or Peace Studies degree program. Applicants must have a minimum 3.3 overall GPA. Volunteer service and/or job experience in the field of Social Work within communities will be requested within the application. 

School of Education and Human Services Alumni Scholarship for Education: Applicants must be part-time or full-time undergraduate students currently enrolled in Education degree programs. Applicants must be in good academic standing.  

School of Education and Human Services Alumni Scholarship for Social Work: Applicants must be part-time or full-time undergraduate students currently enrolled in Social Work degree programs with a GPA of 3.3. Students need to demonstrate community service within the field of social work. 

Social Work Leadership Scholarship: For Social Work majors with at least junior standing and a minimum 3.0 GPA.  

Wright-Kendall, Norma J. Scholarship for Elementary Education: Applicants should have a declared major in Elementary Education and also must be in good academic standing. Should be at least junior standing. Preference will be given to applicants residing in Genesee County. Preference will also be given to applicants who are graduates of Flint Community School, especially Northern High School. Financial need will be a consideration as well as if the applicant contributes to the educational diversity of the UM-Flint campus. 

School of Health Professions and Studies

Barnes & Noble Book Scholarship: This award is for (1) UM-Flint Nursing Program students enrolled in the four-year degree program at the University of Michigan- Flint, (2) for students participating in Invest in Your Success, and (3) for those students experiencing financial challenges in funding textbook purchases. Financial need is a consideration in making the awards.

Brown, Diane CRNA Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd. - This merit-based scholarship is created to assist qualified individuals with the cost of tuition, and to help promote the profession of Nurse Anesthesia. Scholarship recipients must be second year program students. Scholarship recipients must maintain a “pass” grade in their clinical practicum. Applicants must have completed at least 12 credit hours. Scholarship recipients must have participated in professional health care organizations and/or community activities. 

Bryer, Ben F. Foundation Endowed Scholarship: Scholarship awards are merit based, requiring a minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA and at least 26 completed credit hours. Applicants can be full-time or part-time students enrolled in the UM-Flint/Hurley Medical Center Bachelor of Science in the Nursing Program. Applicants can be of sophomore, junior, or senior standing. The scholarship is intended for underrepresented students who demonstrate financial need and have graduated from a Flint High School. Applicants must have demonstrated volunteer services to the school/department (i.e., Student Government, Student Nurse Association, Class Officer, etc.). 

Burd, Margaret Anne-UAW Local 599 Memorial Scholarship: For full-time students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Education and Human Services, or the School of Health Professions and Studies whose parent or grandparent has been a member in good standing of UAW Local 599 for at least five years (proof of membership is required). Financial need is a consideration. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

Burnham, James H. and Sara Memorial Scholarship: For junior or senior students in good standing whose circumstances demonstrate financial need. Preference given to students concentrating in engineering, science, nursing, or education. Full or part-time students may apply. Preference given to a married student per donor’s wishes.

Cebulski, Paulette Kondela Physical Therapy Scholarship Fund: Applicants can be full-time or part-time students enrolled in the Physical Therapy program. Applicants must be in good academic standing, have completed at least two semesters at the time of the award. Applicants must demonstrate professional behaviors, known in the department as generic abilities and professionalism, as determined by the Physical Therapy Department Scholarship and Awards Committee and the Physical Therapy faculty. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Applicants must outline their academic and professional goals in the essay portion of the scholarship application. Students apply through the electronic on-line scholarship application each year by June 1.

Dalman, Andrew & Lillian Physical Therapy Scholarship Fund: Designed for full or part-time graduate students enrolled in the Physical Therapy program who have completed at least two semesters with good academic standing status.  Applicants must outline their academic and professional goals in the essay portion of the scholarship application and demonstrate financial need by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and address their need for financial assistance within the scope of the scholarship essay. Students apply through the electronic on-line scholarship application each year by June 1.

D’Appolonia, Valentina M. Nursing Scholarship: Scholarship awards are merit based, and applicants can be full-time or part-time students enrolled in the UM-Flint BSN Program who are in good academic standings. Applicants must have demonstrated volunteer participation in the community organization or activities. Demonstrated volunteer services to the school/department (i.e., Student Government, Student Nurse Association, Class Officer, etc.). Priority will be given to the following: travel awards for students enrolled in or scheduled to travel in international nursing courses; travel awards for students enrolled in or scheduled to travel nationally for a service learning nursing course; scholarships for students who have demonstrated significant local service to the nursing profession or community. Visit the Financial Aid web-site for application to download and submission.

Dismond, Dr. and Mrs. University of Michigan-Flint School of Health Professions and Studies Scholarship: Awarded to graduating high school seniors who are committed to the principles of AAPA and Sigma Pi Phi’s mission and who will be attending full-time at the University of Michigan-Flint School of Health and Professions and Studies. Applicants must have a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA or be in the top 10% of the graduating class with a minimum ACT score of 20. They must no less than eight academic units of credit for the 10th, 11th, and the first semester of the 12th grade and proven community service. Recipients must remain in good academic standing and must successfully complete at least 21 graded credit hours during each academic year the award is applied. They are also encouraged to give four hours of community service in conjunction with an AAPA and Sigma Phi Phi member during the semester.

DPT  Post-Professional Non-Resident Student Scholarship: This scholarship is for students who are in the Post-Professional transitional DPT program and who are out-of-state. Must be enrolled for a minimum of 3 credits per semester.  Refer to the Physical Therapy Department to apply.

Farrehi, Cyrus M.D. Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd. - For pre-medicine majors planning to pursue a career in health sciences. A minimum 3.7 GPA is required.

Freeman, Emmalyn Ellis Nurse Practitioner Scholarship: Applicant must be enrolled as a graduate student at UM-Flint Nurse Practitioner Program who has completed a minimum of 11 credit hours. A minimum GPA of 3.7 is required. 

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Physical Therapy Scholarship:  For Physical Therapy majors, full or part time, with minimum 3.3 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Students apply through the electronic on-line scholarship application each year by June 1.

Friedman, Leon M.D. Scholarship: For health science majors with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicant must be a graduate of Carman Ainsworth High School.  

Furr, Marilyn Venton Nursing Scholarship: Designated for UM-Flint students enrolled in the UM-Flint/Hurley Medical Center Bachelor of Science Nursing Program who have completed a minimum of 25 credit hours at UM-Flint and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3. Applicants must be enrolled in at least one clinical Nursing course at a Hurley Medical Center site.  

Fry Physical Therapy Scholarship: Designed to provide DPT Year 1 students with assistance.  Applicants must demonstrate financial need via the FAFSA and a statement that addresses how they qualify as a disadvantaged student, e.g., students who are first generation college students; or students who are graduate of disadvantaged high school defined as a high school that has low ACT/SAT scores, or low number of high school graduates, or lower per capita funding, or >50% of students eligible for free/reduced lunch; or students/family who are receiving public assistance; and/or students/family living in a health profession shortage area in Michigan (Detroit, Pontiac, Flint, Saginaw and all of Michigan's upper peninsula).  Graduates of a high school in Genesee County will be given preference. Visit the Physical Therapy Department to apply.

Hitchings, Fern C. RN Memorial Scholarship: Scholarship awards are merit based, and applicants can be either full or part-time students in the UM-Flint/HMC BSN program. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75. Applicant must have completed a minimum of 40 credit hours, and must attain junior standing at the time of award. Applicants must have demonstrated volunteer participation in the community organization or activities. Demonstrated volunteer services to the school/department (i.e., Student Government, Student Nurse Association, Class Officer, etc.). 

Keener Book Fund: Applicants must be enrolled in the UM-Flint/ HMC Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program. Applicants must state their reasons for applying for the book award, career goals, and the professional skills and characteristics they embody. 

Kimbrough, Clarence B. II Memorial Scholarship Fund: Applicants must be an undergraduate student currently pursuing a degree in the School of Health Professions and Studies. Applicant must have minimum 25 credit hours completed at the time of award. Applicant also must have a minimum cumulative GPA. of 3.5 overall. 

LaFontaine, Wendy Frost Memorial Scholarship in Physical Therapy: Applicant must be enrolled in their final year of the professional DPT degree program. Applicant must be a resident of the state of Michigan, and must show a desire to practice in the state of Michigan. Applicant must be assigned to any Genesys Health System during Clinical Education VI. Must have a minimum GPA of 5.0 in the DPT degree program. Refer to Physical Therapy Department to apply. 

Morrissey M.D., Vaughn and Leona Morrissey R.N. Scholarship: This scholarship is intended for students who will pursue a career in the health sciences. Consideration of this award is based upon financial need. Applicants must be either undergraduate or graduate students. Applicants must be students in good standings with the University and must provide at least one letter of recommendation supporting the student’s strong desire to pursue a career in the health sciences. The ideal candidate will come from a background in which a University education is not a family tradition, but it has become the goal of the applicant. More importantly this individual sees a career in the health sciences as not only providing a challenging lifetime career for themselves, but also a career in which they make valuable contribution to all members of the community.  

Murdock, Jane Eileen Memorial Scholarship: Applicants must be enrolled as full time students in the physical therapy professional preparation program at UM-Flint. Also need to be a student member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Minimum academic standards of the UM-Flint Physical Therapy Department must be met. Applicants must also have demonstrated service to the profession through participation with APTA or MPTA.  Students apply through the university's scholarship on-line application process by June 1 each year.

Pemberton, Charles and Larue Health Care Program Scholarship: To assist students pursuing a degree in the Health Care Program at the University of Michigan-Flint who have returned to college after their education has been postponed or interrupted by a period of at least 30 months. Applicants must have completed at least 55 credit hours, have a minimum 2.8 cumulative GPA, and have completed at least six credit hours at the University of Michigan-Flint. Financial need may be a consideration. 

Pemberton, Charles and Larue Nursing Scholarship: For full-or part-time nursing students. RN applicants must be accepted into UM-Flint's BSN program. UM-Flint/Hurley Medical Center BSN candidates must have completed one semester of nursing clinical with a minimum 2.8 GPA.  

Pemberton, James A. and Marilyn E. Scholarship Fund: This scholarship was established to assist students pursuing a B.S. or M.S. in Nursing. Applicants must be either undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled in the B.S.N. or M.S.N. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 as an undergraduate student or 5.0 as a graduate student.  

Polzin, Virginia K. CRNA Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd. - This merit-based scholarship is created to assist qualified individuals with the cost of tuition, and to help promote the profession of Nurse Anesthesia. Scholarship recipients must be second year program students. Scholarship recipients must maintain a “pass” grade in their clinical practicum. Scholarship recipients must have participated in professional health care organizations and/or community activities.  

Potter, David Physical Therapy Scholarship: Applicants must be enrolled in the physical therapy program as a second career choice.  Good academic standing must be met as well as a summary of community service and academic and professional goals. Students apply through the university's scholarship on-line application process by June 1 each year.

Ross Jr., Coleman J. and Lois R. Ross Scholarship: For students in the final year of the professional preparation program in physical therapy. Students must have at least a 5.0 GPA and completed at least 40 credit hours. Financial need is considered. Students apply through the electronic on-line scholarship application each year by June 1.

Roth, Bradley Memorial Scholarship: For students who have the potential of making a contribution to the profession of physical therapy.  Applicants need to be admitted to the full-time physical therapy professional preparation program who demonstrates financial need. Students must demonstrate professional behaviors, known by the department as generic abilities and professionalism.  Students apply through the electronic on-line scholarship application each year by June 1.

Smith, Ernestine R. Ph.D. MPH Physical Therapy Scholarship: Available to second and third year UM-Flint Physical Therapy students who have a 3.3 GPA and completed at least 24 credit hours. Scholarship applicants must submit a minimum one page personal statement/essay in which they state their career goals, identify their involvement and specific interest in patient care and demonstrated commitment to the physical therapy program. Refer to Physical Therapy Department to apply.  

Smith, William C. Doctor of Physical Therapy Scholarship: Intended for full or part-time students enrolled in the UM-Flint Doctor in Physical Therapy program with a preferred interest in specializing with brain-injured patients. Financial need is a consideration. Preference given to those expressing an interest in specializing with brain-injured patients. Apply through the on-line process by June 1 each year.   

Sprague, Barbara CRNA Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd. - This merit-based scholarship is created to assist qualified individuals with the cost of tuition, and to help promote the profession of Nurse Anesthesia. Scholarship recipients must be second year program students. Completion of 12 credit hours is required. Scholarship recipients must maintain a “pass” grade in their clinical practicum. Scholarship recipients must have participated in professional health care organizations and/or community activities.  

Vann, Carl R. Ph.D. Memorial Scholarship Fund: The scholarship was established to recognize students who have a zest for learning, have demonstrated willingness to challenge the status quo in the pursuit of knowledge and inspiring others. Applicants must be currently enrolled Health Sciences and Administration students with a minimum of 55 hours completed and established 3.0 GPA.  

Wilson, Virginia Memorial Scholarship: Applicant must be a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and meet the minimum academic standards as defined by the Physical Therapy Department. Demonstrated history of service to the profession, DPT or community. Students apply through the electronic on-line scholarship application each year by June 1.

Zick, (The) Francine Zick Nursing Endowed Scholarship Fund: Established for a newly admitted nursing student, continuing undergraduate nursing student or students pursuing their second bachelor’s degree and enrolled in UM-Flint’s accelerated BSN program. Applicants must meet minimum 3.5 GPA or above and demonstrate significant financial need. If entering the accelerated program, GPA may be from first degree.

School of Management

Baker-Roberson  Service Scholarship Fund: Scholarship awards are engaged in “learning for service” project work while making a difference in  the community with a local/regional non-profit agency/organization. Applicants must be part or full-time School of Management accounting students who have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA with minimum 60 credit hours.   

Cojeen, Professor Robert H. Scholarship: Scholarship awards are merit-based, and applicants must be full-time School of Management students who have a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 40 credit hours, and must attain junior standing (55 or more credits). 

Fesmire, Dr. Walker E. Accounting Scholarship: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students majoring in Accounting who have graduated from a high school located in the Genesee, Lapeer, or Shiawassee counties. Applicants must have a minimum 3.25 GPA and be of Junior standing (55 or more credit hours). 

[The] Flint Journal Scholarship Fund: For students enrolled for a minimum of nine credit hours who have demonstrated writing experience for a college, university or high school publication, or for a professional, trade or community publication. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required. Preference is given to Communication, English and Business Administration majors. Two examples of published work are required to be submitted for evaluation by the scholarship committee. 

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. NetPlus! MBA Scholarship: For students enrolled in the second year of the NetPlus! MBA program. A minimum GPA of 3.7 and completion of at least 12 graduate credit hours in the NetPlus! MBA program is required. Applicants must also be enrolled for at least 6 NetPlus! MBA credit hours at the time of application.     

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. School of Management Scholarship: This scholarship is intended to provide support for the University of Michigan-Flint School of Management students. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.5. 

Hagemeister, Jessica CPA Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd. - For students enrolled in the School of Management with a major in accounting. Applicants must be non-traditional students, 23 years of age or older, who have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and live in Genesee County.  

Linn Family Scholarship: For students who have completed a minimum of 70 credit hours and have a declared major in accounting. Students must be residents of Genesee County, enrolled full-time, and have a minimum 3.2 GPA. Financial need is considered. Scholarship recipients are strongly encouraged to contribute to the Linn Family Scholarship Fund within a reasonable length of time after entering the profession. 

Moon, I. Douglas School of Management Undergraduate Merit Scholarship: Applicants must be full-time School of Management undergraduate students. Applicants must have an “A-” average or 3.75 GPA. Applicants must submit two letters of reference from personal, professional or other sources.  

Page, David A. CPA Scholarship Fund: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd. - For Accounting majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must be non-traditional, 25 years of age or older, Genesee county residents. 

Person, Ruth J. Endowed Scholarship Fund: For full-time undergraduate UM-Flint students enrolled in the School of Management. Applicants must have maintained a cumulative 3.0 collegiate GPA or if coming from high school, a 3.5 GPA. Preference given to those who have served in U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Maries, National Guard, Merchant Marine, or Coast Guard; a reservist in one of those branches; honorably discharged or received a general discharge under honorable condition from one of those branches or their reserve component; or serving as an officer in the U.S. Public Health Service.

Purman, Timothy E. CPA Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd . - For students enrolled in the School of Management with a declared major of accounting. Applicants must be residents of Genesee County, and nontraditional students who have experienced a minimum of a three-year absence from enrollment in school.  

Rachor, Charles Erickson Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd . - For students enrolled in the UM-Flint School of Management MBA program who are Genesee, Lapeer or Shiawassee county residents. Financial need is a consideration.  

Ryan, Thomas P and Thomas P. Ryan Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund: For full-time UM-Flint students enrolled in the School of Management. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 40 credit hours and maintained a cumulative 3.0 GPA. 

School of Management Alumni Scholarship: Applicants must be part-time or full-time students currently enrolled in a degree program within the SOM. Applicants must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA.  

Tucker, David C. CPA Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd . - Applicants must be enrolled in the School of Management with a major in accounting. Applicants must be residents of Genesee County, minimum 3.0 GPA, and non-traditional students who have experienced a minimum of a three-year absence from enrollment in school. Scholarship award is based on financial need.  

Yeo & Yeo Accounting Scholarship: Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students in the School of Management. Applicants must have completed 75 credit hours and have maintained a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3.

General Scholarships

Akhila & Rajamani Scholarship: For full time students employed on UM-Flint campus with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Financial need is a consideration. Proof of UM-Flint employment must be provided (i.e., paystub, W-2, etc.).

Ali, Muhammad Scholarship Fund: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd . - Applicants must be enrolled at the University of Michigan – Flint and be in good standing with the university. Student must be a resident of Flint and have graduated high school or obtained a GED from a Flint community school. Preference is given to students who have an honorable discharge from any branch of the US military, students who are the first generation in one’s family to attend college, or students who have overcome obstacles such as socioeconomic or educational discharge. Applicants must submit a written paper outlining the achievements of Muhammad Ali, and also explain their reasoning for pursuing a higher degree and of any hardships that were overcome.

Alumni Scholarship for Excellence: Established by the University of Michigan-Flint Alumni Society to recognize academic achievement of dependent children, spouses or grandchildren of alumni. The scholarship is a non-renewable award. Students enrolled full-time in a degree program, whose parent, spouse or grandparent has received either an undergraduate or graduate degree from the University of Michigan-Flint are eligible. A minimum 3.5 GPA is required with minimum of 30 credits completed. Interviews by alumni may be required.  

Andrez, Felipe Memorial Scholarship Fund: For student leaders on the UM-Flint campus, who can demonstrate from past experiences as a student leader, preferably in the area of Student Government.  Students must have a minimum 2.8 GPA. Financial need is a consideration.

Barnes & Noble Book Scholarship: This award is for (1) UM-Flint Nursing Program students enrolled in the four-year degree program at the University of Michigan- Flint, (2) for students participating in Invest in Your Success, and (3) for those students experiencing financial challenges in funding textbook purchases. Financial need is a consideration in making the awards.

Blum, Bonnie Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to junior or senior students with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 and a minimum of 55 completed credit hours. The applicant must show merit and evidence of a strong commitment to music education.  

Broadway, Odell Scholarship: Established with contributions honoring Odell Broadway, who was devoted to community service and helping others. Preference given to students with dependents living in the greater Flint area who have had their education interrupted or delayed for five years or longer. Community service is not required; however, preference may be given to applicants with a demonstrated commitment to community service.  Applicant must be first in family to attend college; applicants' family income less than $50,000.  Applicants who attend Flint Community Schools and or high schools and neighborhoods that traditionally don't have many students attend U-M Flint (i.e., Mount Morris, Beecher, and Westwood Heights School Districts).  Preference may be given to participants in state or federal early-awareness or college readiness programs typically based on socioeconomic status. May be full- or part-time students enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours per semester and remain in good academic standing. 

Broome Jr., Sylvester Scholarship: Established with contributions honoring Sylvester Broome Jr., who was dedicated to involvement in the community, government service, and encouraging the development of our area youth. Students living in the greater Flint area are eligible to apply. Transfer students and those with associates' degrees are encouraged to apply. Community service is not required; however, preference may be given to applicants with a demonstrated commitment to community service.  Applicant must be first in family to attend college; applicants' family income less than $50,000.  Applicants who attend Flint Community Schools and or high schools and neighborhoods that traditionally don't have many students attend U-M Flint (i.e., Mount Morris, Beecher, and Westwood Heights School Districts).  Preference may be given to participants in state or federal early-awareness or college readiness programs typically based on socioeconomic status.

Carson, Sonya Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd. in recognition of Sonya Carson. Applicants must be current residents of Genesee County. Applicants must also be non-traditional students with an interruption between high school and college of at least two years. Financial need will be considered.  

Catto, Betty Bishop Scholarship Fund: Financial assistance for full- or part-time students who are physically challenged or have a learning disability. At least a 2.0 GPA is required.  Applicants must be a Michigan resident and submit verification every year from UM-Flint Accessibility Coordinator.

Deans Graduate Student Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the Dean of Graduate Programs to provide merit-based funding to graduate students. Applicants must have earned a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale as an undergraduate, or have minimum cumulative A- average as a University of Michigan – Flint graduate student. Applicants must submit a letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the student’s academic work. The scholarship is renewable, but first-time recipients will be given top priority.

Dunlap, Walter R. and Bertha F. Memorial Fund: For full-time students enrolled in an undergraduate program with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Students must be Michigan residents. Financial need is considered. 

Esson, John W. and Marion E. Scholarship Fund: Applicants must be an undergraduate sophomore student currently pursuing a degree at UM-Flint. Applicant must have minimum 25 credit hours completed at the time of award with a “B” GPA.

Faculty/Staff Scholarship: For full- or part-time, graduate or undergraduate students. A cumulative GPA of at least 3.5, sophomore or higher standing, and a minimum of 25 credit hours earned at the University of Michigan-Flint are required. Any faculty/staff member may nominate a student by writing a letter of recommendation. Awards are based on academic achievement, goals and character. 

Flint Association of the University of Michigan Alumnae Scholarship: Established to provide assistance to students whose education has been postponed or delayed by at least 2 1/2 years. Students must be degree candidates with a minimum 2.5 GPA and an interview may be required. 

Flint Bowling Association Scholarship: For students at the University of Michigan-Flint who are residents of Genesee County and who demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to students who are members, or are related to members, of the Flint Bowling Association.  

Flint Downtown Host Lions Club Scholarship: Applicants may be either full-time or part-time students who are blind or have a visual impairment. Applicants must document disability with the Accessibility Services Office prior to application. The scholarship selection committee will consist of the Disability Services Coordinator and a minimum of two University of Michigan- Flint faculty and/or staff representatives.

Flint Federation of Women’s Clubs Scholarship: Established in 1996 by the remaining seven members of the Flint Federation of Women’s Clubs. The mission of the Federation is to promote service to the community. Awarded to full-time students with a 3.00 GPA and completion of 55 credit hours. The recipient must demonstrate a commitment to promoting the mission of the Women’s Center at the University. 

Frazier, Fran  Student Travel Scholarship: Funds to assist students’ participating (conference registration, travel, hotel accommodation, meals, immunization, passports, and insurance) in local, state, national, and international conferences.  Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.  

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Distance Learning Scholarship: Applicants must have completed a minimum of 25 credits hours and achieved a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA. Can be applied to undergraduate online courses only. 

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Honors Program Scholarship: For students currently enrolled in the Honors Scholar Program and have completed 36 credit hours.  See the Honors Program Director for consideration.

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Study Abroad Scholarship: Designated for enrolled UM-Flint students who plan to participate in study abroad courses sponsored and lead by UM-Flint faculty and approved by the International Studies Program Committee. Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and have completed at least 24 credit hours before studying abroad as an undergraduate students; 5.0 GPA and have completed at least 9 credit hours as a graduate student. Honors Program students are not eligible for this scholarship. Visit the International Center to apply.

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. International Student Scholarship: Applicants must be enrolled as full-time international students, seeking a degree at UM-Flint, and have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. 
Applicants must hold an appropriate nonimmigrant visa issued by the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service that permits the holder to seek a degree to completion from UM-Flint. Citizens of the United States, Michigan residents, refugees lacking visa status and non-citizen permanent residents are not eligible for this scholarship.  

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. True Blue Scholars: Applicants must be currently enrolled at UM-Flint with a minimum of 12 credit hours per academic year and 3.0 GPA and complete a True Blue Service Scholar Application once selected. 

Freeman, Emmalyn Ellis Women’s Center Scholarship: For single parents with a minimum 3.5 GPA.  

Genesee Early College Continuing Education Scholarship: For students who participated in the Genesee Early College and who demonstrate high level of academic achievement and who maintain a 3.0 GPA in UM-Flint coursework. Students must enroll full-time to remain eligible. Applications are available through GEC Program Administrators February/March each year.

Golden Key Scholarship: Applicants must be enrolled at the UM-Flint as undergraduate student and a member of UM-Flint's Chapter of the Golden Key International Honor Society.  Preference is given to members who actively participate in the on-campus organization.  Eligible applicants will be requested to provide a supplemental essay between 500-750 words in length, and double spaced, answering one of the following questions: 

a. How has your involvement in Golden Key changed or affected you as an individual?

b. How could UM-Flint's Chapter of Golden Key improve its involvement in the community?

Graham, Natalie Ann Scholarship: Applicants must reside in Genesee County with a minimum of 55 credit hours and have maintained a minimum 2.0 GPA each semester completed at UM-Flint. Preference will be given to students who have had a delay in completing their education and who are highly motivated to completing their degree requirements. Applicants must express his or her interest in being selected as a scholarship recipient in their essay. Within the scholarship application, applicants must outline academic and career goals. Financial need is a consideration in making the award.  

Gruno, Chris Memorial Scholarship: To provide assistance for UM-Flint Hockey Club student(s) with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. In the instance there are no applicants from the UM-Flint Hockey Club; preference will then be given to a graduate of the Early College Program. The applicant must show merit and evidence of a strong commitment to music education.

Gwiazdowski, Edward F. Scholarship: Awarded to full-time education major with at least a 3.3 GPA on a 4.0 scale who will begin student teaching in the upcoming academic year. Applicants must show merit and evidence of a strong commitment to education. Applications taken through the School of Education and Human Services by early July each year.

Haw, Robert and Evelyn Mary Haw Scholarship Fund: Awarded to entering freshmen who have distinguished themselves through exceptional academic achievements. First consideration will go to students whose applications for admission are received before the application deadline. Eligible applicants must meet at least one of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) criteria which establishes independent status. Students meet satisfactory academic progress standards. 

Holt, Edgar B. and Lois Van Zandt Scholarship: Established with contributions honoring Edgar B. Holt, a leader in the Flint community devoted to advocating human rights. For students attending UM-Flint full time with a minimum 3.0 GPA; Community service is not required; however, preference may be given to applicants with a demonstrated commitment to community service.  Applicant must be first in family to attend college; applicants' family income less than $50,000.  Applicants who attend Flint Community Schools and or high schools and neighborhoods that traditionally don't have many students attend U-M Flint (i.e., Mount Morris, Beecher, and Westwood Heights School Districts).  Preference may be given to participants in state or federal early-awareness or college readiness programs typically based on socioeconomic status. 

Honors Scholarship: For students enrolled in the UM-Flint Honors Program who have completed 36 credit hours. In essay, students are urged to detail major areas of interest, achievements, challenges and goals.  

India Scholarship: Applicants must be currently enrolled at the University of Michigan-Flint. Applicants must outline in the essay portion of their scholarship application their academic and career goals, and their interest in receiving this scholarship. Recipients must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must submit a personal statement/essay addressing their academic and career goals, and their interest in receiving this scholarship. Recipients must submit a listing of three references including their name, address, and phone number. Two of the references must be academic, with one community reference.

Kallis, Harold and Agape Scholarship: For full-time students with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are residents of Genesee County. Financial need is not a consideration.

King/Chavez/Parks Future Faculty Program: Fellowship program intended for underrepresented students with regular admission to any of the University of Michigan-Flint Masters programs. Qualified candidates may receive up to $15,000 over a two and one half year period. 

Kleinpell Family Scholarship: Established to assist undergraduate students at the University of Michigan-Flint. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.3; incoming freshman must have a minimum GPA of 2.3. 

M Club of Greater Flint Scholarship Fund: Applicant must be currently enrolled at the University of Michigan-Flint with at least 12 undergraduate credits earned and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and reside in Genesee, Lapeer, or Shiawassee, counties. 

Malcolm X Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd . - Applicants must be a transfer student from Mott Community College with 62 transfer credits. Applicants must be non-traditional students, defined as having experienced an interruption in studies for more than two years between high school and college. Applicants must be enrolled at least half-time. Preference will be given to applicants with dependent children. Applicants must be taking at least 6 credit hours. Applicants must submit, as part of their application, a report of no more than two pages which highlights Malcolm X’s life, values, and teachings. Reports must be presented in the standard 8x12 size, Times New Roman font, with one inch margins. Report should be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid by the application deadline. Applicants must also submit a recommendation letter from an organization for which they are doing community service. Financial need is a consideration. 

Marston, (The) Wilfred G. Civic Engagement Award: Applicant needs to be currently enrolled at the University of Michigan-Flint in any major, at any level, who is in good academic standing.  Applicants must exemplify Marston’s spirit and undertake a civic engagement project with a sociologically relevant research component that focuses on the improvement of Flint.  

Maynard, Olivia P. and S. Olof Karlstrom Scholarship Fund: For students enrolled full-time in the University of Michigan-Flint Bachelor of Social Work program. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Financial need is a consideration with preference given to students who are only eligible to receive Federal student loans as determined by the FAFSA.

McCree, Floyd J. Scholarship: Established with contributions honoring Floyd J. McCree, who was an advocate for social causes and social justice, a dedicated public servant and committed to helping others. Applicants must be enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours with a 3.0 GPA. Community service is not required; however, preference may be given to applicants with a demonstrated commitment to community service.  Applicant must be first in family to attend college; applicants' family income less than $50,000.  Applicants who attend Flint Community Schools and or high schools and neighborhoods that traditionally don't have many students attend U-M Flint (i.e., Mount Morris, Beecher, and Westwood Heights School Districts).  Preference may be given to participants in state or federal early-awareness or college readiness programs typically based on socioeconomic status.

McKenze, Victoria University of Michigan-Flint Student Government Council Scholarship: Applicants must be UM-Flint students with a minimum of 55 credit hours, and have a cumulative 2.5 GPA. Applicants must have demonstrated campus leadership qualities that have significantly contributed to and enhanced the quality of life for students at UM-Flint. A personal statement/essay and two letters of reference are required.  

McKinnon, Leonard A. and Zelpha E. Scholarship: Available to full- or part-time students who have at least a 3.5 GPA, are Genesee County residents, and have participated in school and/or community activities. Letters of reference are required. Selection is based on academic record, community service, essay and recommendations.  

Mestas, Juan E. Scholarship for Academic Excellence and Community Engagement: Established by Chancellor Juan E. Mestas to honor UM-Flint students who have demonstrated high academic excellence and who have distinguished themselves for their community. Applicants should participate as students in activities that address the needs and improve the quality of our neighboring communities. 

Moeller, William and Kathryn Scholarship Fund: Applicants must be undergraduate students who have a minimum 2.3 GPA. First consideration will be given to those students who demonstrate financial need.  

Morgan, Carl and Sarah Graduate Student Scholarship: Applicants must be admitted into the UM-Flint Graduate program with at least a 3.3 GPA as an undergraduate or a 3.3 GPA as a graduate student. One letter of reference is required.

Mukkamala, Bobby & Kulkarni, Nita (Doctors) Health Professions Scholarship: Applicants must graduates of the Genesee Early College Program and have accumulated a minimum of 30 UM-Flint credit hours with a 3.0 GPA.  Students must be full time and demonstrate financial need. Scholarship can be used toward tuition, fees, and books.

Nartel Family: Available to full- or part-time students who are Genesee County residents and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need is a consideration.  

Nelms, Jeanetta & Charlie Scholarship: Applicants may be full-time or part-time students, either undergraduate or graduate standing. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must have demonstrated a commitment to leadership, community involvement, and scholarship. Scholarship awards are based on financial need.  

Nelson, Conny E. Memorial Scholarship Fund: Established in memory of Conny E. Nelson, Chancellor of the University of Michigan-Flint, 1980-83. The scholarship helps support study in a non-North American country for students who have completed their sophomore year (54 credits or more). Awards are based on academic achievement and merit of proposed study.  Restricted to non-UM-Flint faculty led programs.

Piper, Wanda L. and M. Harry Grant Fund: Financial assistance to full- or part-time students whose pursuit of a University degree has been postponed or interrupted for at least two years. Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA and show financial need. 

Pointer, Annie Mae Scholarship:  For students who are enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours) at UM-Flint and a GPA of 2.5.  Community service is not required; however, preference may be given to applicants with a demonstrated commitment to community service.  Applicant must be first in family to attend college; applicants' family income less than $50,000.  Applicants who attend Flint Community Schools and or high schools and neighborhoods that traditionally don't have many students attend U-M Flint (i.e., Mount Morris, Beecher, and Westwood Heights School Districts).  Preference may be given to participants in state or federal early-awareness or college readiness programs typically based on socioeconomic status.

Roberson, Joe Endowed Scholarship Fund: Applicants must be residents of Genesee County, and admitted to the University of Michigan-Flint with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  

Rotary Club of Flint Scholarship: For students who have graduated from a Flint or Genesee County high school in the past two years after attending these schools for at least the final two years of their high school education. A minimum 3.25 adjusted GPA, involvement in school and/or community service activities, and the intent to remain in the Flint/Genesee County area after completion of college are required.  

Rubenstein, Gilbert Attorney at Law Scholarship Fund: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd. and endowed by Gilbert Rubenstein - Applicants must be enrolled at the University of Michigan–Flint in any pre-law program and be in good standing. It is preferred if the students graduate from a high school in Genesee, Shiawassee or Lapeer counties, and have performed a service for their community. Students must submit a separate 1-2-page double-spaced written paper describing an interest in pursuing law as a profession. 

Saab, Ghassan and Manal Signature Blue Service Scholarship: Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicant must be committed to serving a minimum four hours a week for two full semesters per academic year, through curricular or co-curricular service based activities coordinated through University Outreach. 

Schneberger, Kathleen A. Scholarship Fund: For students who are at least 25 years old, who have completed 30 or more credit hours with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and are enrolled for at least six credit hours. Awards are based on financial need. 

SEIU Local 591 Scholarship: Designated for UM-Flint students who are current members of SEIU Local 591, or the spouses, children or grandchildren of current or former Local 591 SEIU members. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and submit documentation that verifies that they are current SEIU Local 591 members, the spouses, the children or grandchildren of a current or former SEIU Local 591 member. 

SEIU Local 591 Scholarship for Mott College Transfers: Designated for Mott Community College transfer students who are current SEIU Local 591 members, or the spouses, children or grandchildren of a current or former SEIU Local 591 member. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and submit documentation that verifies that they are current SEIU Local 591 members, the spouses, children or grandchildren of a current or former SEIU Local 591 member. 

Shulman, Leanard B. Travel Award: Established to assist Honors Program students in international travel to further their education at the University of Michigan-Flint. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student in the Honors Program with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Travel must be completed prior to completion of an educational program and is in connection with the student’s educational program, or in furtherance of their educational experience. Visit the Honors Program Director for consideration.

Skaff, Woodrow W. Scholarship: Applicants must be full-time UM-Flint students who have a cumulative 3.0 GPA, and are residents of Genesee County who have graduated from a Flint Community School. Scholarship awards will be based upon financial need. 

Smith, Lavoy C. Memorial Scholarship: For students who have been enrolled in Genesee Early College Program at the time of application and who are admitted to UM-Flint. Must demonstrate a consistent and high level of commitment to community and school activities, and volunteer work. Students must have successfully completed a minimum of 12 credit hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference is given to full-time students. Applicants must identify two references (name, title, agency, address, and telephone number) from school or community service agency staff members directly involved with the applicant’s school and/ or community service activity. Refer to the GEC Program Coordinator for consideration.

Stone, Esther C. Study Abroad Scholarship: Designated to support students participating in approved study abroad courses sponsored and led by the University of Michigan-Flint faculty and approved by the Study Abroad Program Committee. Applicants must have completed at least 24 credit hours at UM-Flint prior to participating in the IGS Program. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required as an undergraduate student. A minimum cumulative GPA of 5.0 with 9 credit hours completed as a graduate student.  Apply through the International Center; applications are taken December/January each year.  

Stone, Esther C. Graduate Student Scholarship for Academic Excellence Scholarship: For students admitted to a University of Michigan-Flint graduate program who have completed all prerequisite courses and have a minimum of 12 hours of graduate credit. In addition to the scholarship application, students must submit a maximum one page personal statement as to why they qualify for the award, two letters of reference from faculty familiar with their academic work, and transcripts. The application deadline is May 1.  

Student Government Council Service Scholarship: Intended to recognize those students who demonstrate a commitment to maintaining a keen balance in their academic, social and volunteer pursuits. Current SGC members and those who served within the previous twelve months are not eligible for this scholarship.  

Student Housing Scholarship: Established to provide financial assistance to students who utilize campus housing. Applicants must be full-time students who are in good academic standing. 

Sutphen, Harry and Doris Family Scholarship: Established to assist full or part-time senior level undergraduate students. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Financial need is required.

Tomasi, Dominic Memorial Scholarship: For students who are residents of Genesee County enrolled full-time at either the Ann Arbor or Flint campus or who have participated in varsity sports and extracurricular or community service activities. Selection is based on character, which reflects positively on the University of Michigan-Flint, activities and financial need. Paper applications will be available (after the first of each year with a mid-May deadline) at the financial aid web-site at www.umflint.edu or in the Office of Financial Aid.

Utley, Harold M. Memorial Scholarship Fund: Awards are based on financial need, school and/or community service activities, and scholastic attainment. Students must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.  

Weinstein, Ann Lande Scholarship: Applicants must have complete 85 credit hours of course work and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must be returning students whose education was interrupted by a minimum of five-years. 

West Flint Optimist Club Academic Scholarship: For full-time students who are residents of Genesee County, have demonstrated leadership skills in school and community activities, and have a minimum 3.3 GPA.  

Westwood Heights Lions Club Scholarship: For residents of the Westwood Heights Lions Club service area. Selection is based on family income, and requires a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0 and at least sophomore standing.  

Winegarden, Myron and Margaret Scholarship: Established to provide financial assistance for deserving students who share an appreciation of foreign language and those who are studying abroad. Applicants must be full-time students with a minimum of 3.0 GPA. Financial need is not a consideration.

·         Foreign language students should apply through UM-Flint’s on-line scholarship application by mid-February.

·         Students participating in approved study abroad courses sponsored and led by the University of Michigan-Flint faculty and approved by the Study Abroad Advisory Committee apply through the International Center by mid-January. 

Wood, Brenda Duford CPA Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the Rachor Family Foundation, Ltd. - Applicants must be seeking a degree and must be in good standing at University of Michigan-Flint. Applicants must be a resident of Genesee County. Applicants must be a non-traditional student, 25 years of age or older, who have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicant need not be a full time student.  

Wood, Hazel Scholarship Fund: For full-time transfer students who are residents of Genesee County. A minimum 3.2 GPA is required and financial need is considered. 

Wright, Dr. Douglas L. Memorial Scholarship: Applicants must be full-time, University of Michigan-Flint students who have maintained a GPA of 3.0 based on 4.0 scale for all completed course work. Community service is not required; however, preference may be given to applicants with a demonstrated commitment to community service.  Applicant must be first in family to attend college; applicants' family income less than $50,000.  Applicants who attend Flint Community Schools and or high schools and neighborhoods that traditionally don't have many students attend U-M Flint (i.e., Mount Morris, Beecher, and Westwood Heights School Districts).  Preference may be given to participants in state or federal early-awareness or college readiness programs typically based on socioeconomic status.

Wright, Lillian B. and Bruce E. Memorial Scholarship: For adult returning students at the University of Michigan-Flint with a major or minor in political science or public administration, or who have been actively involved in the political process at the local, state or national level. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.  

Zick, William and Margaret Scholarship: Applicants must be full-time or part-time student. Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA or, for entering freshman, a high school GPA of 3.2. Financial need is a consideration. Applicants can reapply but must continue to meet scholarship criteria.

Master of Public Administration Program Scholarships

Cherry Jr., the John D. Public Service Scholarship: Applicants must have been accepted into the Public Administration undergraduate program or the Master of Public Administration program. Completion of 6 credits is required. One letter of reference from leaders of Community Public Service Organizations will be required.  

Freeman, Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Master of Public Administration Scholarship: Applicants must have received full admission into the Master of Public Administration Programs and have completed 12 graduate hours with a GPA of 3.3.  Letters of reference required from two faculty members, at least one from a graduate program faculty member.

Goodstein, Hanna & Peter Endowed Scholarship: Applicants must be fully admitted into the Master of  Public Administration Program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.7 as a UM-Flint graduate student or for enter students a 3.0 undergraduate GPA. Students must demonstrate financial need.