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.).
Muhammad Ali Scholarship Fund
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.
Bonnie Blum 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.
Odell Broadway 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.
Sylvester Broome Jr. 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.
Sonya Carson 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.
Betty Bishop Catto 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.
Walter R. and Bertha F. Dunlap 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.
John W. and Marion E. Esson 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.
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 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.
Fran Frazier 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.
Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Freeman 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.
Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Freeman 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.
Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Freeman 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.
Ralph M. and Emmalyn E. Freeman 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.
Emmalyn Ellis Freeman 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?
Natalie Ann Graham 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.
Malcolm X Scholarship
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.
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