Scholarships

The University of Michigan -Flint offers several scholarships for students who have had an interruption in their education and/or students with children.  Below is a description.  Please see the Office of Financial Aid Scholarship page for more information at www.umflint.edu/finaid/scholarship.htm.

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 3.0 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.

Wanda and M. Harry Piper Grant Fund

Financial assistance for full-time and 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 g.p.a. and show financial need.

Kathleen A. Schneberger 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 g.p.a. and are enrolled for at least six credit hours.  Awards are based on financial need.

Anne Lande Weinstein Scholarship

Applicants must have completed 85 credit hours of course work and have minimum 3.0 GPA.  Applicants must be returning students whose education was interrupted by a minimum of five years.

Emmalyn Ellis Freeman Women's Center Scholarship

For single parents with a minimum 3.5 GPA.

Workshops

The Women’s Educational Center offers two workshops annually to assist students who are preparing scholarship applications.

Personal Statement Writing

Personal statements are required for many scholarships and graduate school applications.  This workshop covers the components of an effective statement.

Information session about the Center for the Education of Women Scholarship for Returning Students

This scholarship is for student who have had a break in their education of 48 consecutive months.