Go Blue Transfer Scholarship

The University of Michigan-Flint is proud to announce the addition of the Chancellor’s Go Blue Transfer Scholarships. Transfer students who attend a partnering community college and display tremendous academic achievement are eligible to be considered for this one-time, $2,000 scholarship. This scholarship must be used towards full time (12+ credit hours/semester) tuition costs during the Fall 2020 entry term. 

Partnering community colleges include:

  • Delta College
  • Lansing Community College
  • Macomb Community College
  • Washtenaw Community College
  • Wayne County Community College

To be considered, eligible students from partnering community colleges must have a 3.75+ college GPA, 48+ transferable credits, be admitted to UM-Flint and have a current FAFSA on file with us by June 15, 2020. Academic achievement and financial need will be taken into consideration by the selection committee. For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at admissions.flint@umich.edu or (810) 762-3300.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Scholarship

Members of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society are eligible to apply for this award. To be considered for the scholarship, students must submit two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a Phi Theta Kappa advisor. Applicants must be members of Phi Theta Kappa in good standing and have a minimum 3.5 GPA for consideration. This award is a one-time, $1,000 ($500 for fall and $500 for winter) scholarship. It is required that you enroll for Fall and maintain at least part-time enrollment (at least 6 credit hours per semester) and a minimum GPA of 3.5 for the entire duration of the scholarship.For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at admissions.flint@umich.edu or (810) 762-3300.

University Scholar Award

This award is designed for those transfer students planning to complete their undergraduate degrees at UM-Flint. Those being considered must have completed at least 50 transferable credits with a grade point average of 3.8 or higher. Students must be admitted by July 1 and enrolled in Fall semester of that year. Two letters of reference are required. Those selected are awarded full in-state tuition and mandatory fees for two years. It is required that you enroll for Fall and maintain full-time enrollment (at least 12 credit hours per semester) and a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the entire duration of the scholarship. For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at admissions.flint@umich.edu or (810) 762-3300.

Westwood Heights Lions Club Scholarship

The Westwood Heights Lions Club Scholarship is $4,000 for 2 years. Students must have at least 24 credit hours (institutional and/or transferable), with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and graduated from Hamady High School. The scholarship will be applied and divided among Fall/Winter tuition costs. Students must maintain full-time enrollment (at least 12 credit hours per semester) and a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the entire duration of the scholarship. For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at admissions.flint@umich.edu or (810) 762-3300.

Crankstart Foundation Scholarship

Applicants must be re-entering and be full- or part-time. Applicants must also have experienced a cumulative gap in their education of five or more years, demonstrate financial need and be pursuing their first baccalaureate degree. For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at admissions.flint@umich.edu or (810) 762-3300.

Bernard Osher Foundation Scholarship

Founded in 1977 by Bernard Osher, a respected businessman and community leader. Foundation seeks to improve quality of life through support for higher education and the arts, and provides post-secondary scholarship funding to colleges and universities across the nation, with special attention to re-entry students. UM-Flint was selected by the Osher Foundation trustees as a recipient of the Osher Re-Entry Scholarship Program. Awards are based on academic achievement for students who have had to postpone their college education for a minimum of five-year cumulative period. For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at admissions.flint@umich.edu or (810) 762-3300.

Weiser Transfer Scholarship

This scholarship was made possible by a generous donation by U-M Regent Ron Weiser. Applicants must be transfer students, full- or part-time status, pursuing an undergraduate degree and demonstrating high academic achievement.  The Office of Financial Aid and Undergraduate Admissions will select recipients. Awards are not renewable. For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at admissions.flint@umich.edu or (810) 762-3300.

Mott to UM-Flint Transfer Scholarship

Students who attend a partnering community college and display tremendous academic achievement are eligible to be considered for this one-time, $1,000 scholarship. This scholarship must be used towards full time (12+ credit hours/semester) tuition costs during the Fall 2020 entry term. For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at admissions.flint@umich.edu or (810) 762-3300.

Wyatt Scholarship

Made possible through an endowment from the late Dr. Dorthea E. Wyatt, the Wyatt scholarship is an award available to declared history majors. Consideration is given to incoming history majors with a 3.0 transfer or high school GPA. It’s required that you enroll for Fall and maintain full-time enrollment (at least 12 credit hours per semester) and a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the entire duration of the scholarship.For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at  admissions.flint@umich.edu or (810) 762-3300.

* Your continued eligibility for all of the above scholarships is dependent upon meeting UM-Flint’s academic, financial aid, and judicial standards. Failure to comply with any of the requirements will result in forfeiture of the award. If an award is forfeited, you will be responsible for any tuition charges or fees incurred.

Applying for Merit Scholarships

In order to be considered for a merit scholarship, you must complete and submit the following to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

  1. A completed application, including official transcripts and ACT/SAT test scores (test scores only required for high school students).
  2. A personal statement is required for full-ride merit scholarship consideration. While you may write about any subject in your personal statement, you might choose to discuss some of the following:
    • Reason for choosing your major
    • Intended career field
    • Motivation to go to college
    • Obstacles or struggles that you have overcome to pursue your education
  3. Two letters of recommendation are required for full-ride merit scholarship consideration.
  4. View Next Steps for complete application requirements.

Questions?
The Office of Financial Aid and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions are here to answer your questions. International students are encouraged to contact the International Center with questions.