All the Resources You Need to Help You Earn Your Degree.

University of Michigan-Flint students are resilient. Future and current UM-Flint students deserve the assistance to go the distance and persevere through to graduation. That is why there is Blue for You.

Blue for You: the tools you need to help you earn your degree.

New Student Resources

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Scholarships, Stipends & Grants

UM-Flint has more scholarships than ever available to students! Check out our brand new scholarships below, or read the full list here or contact the Office of Financial Aid.

Flint First: Direct Aid to Local Flint Students
UM-Flint is making a greater investment in the community partnership known as The Flint Promise. This investment will help to provide greater access to higher education for Flint high school students.

Transfer Scholarships
Whether you are a graduate of a community college or looking to make a change, UM-Flint has brand new transfer scholarships for Fall 2021. Find out if you will automatically qualify to immediately receive one of these amazing scholarships by contacting the Office of Admissions.

Graduate Scholarships for Alumni
New scholarships for alumni of UM-Flint, UM-Dearborn and UM-Ann Arbor who are interested in earning a graduate degree from UM-Flint are available for Fall 2021. Learn more about this new opportunity for true blue Wolverines who are pursuing higher degrees here.

HAIL Scholarships
The HAIL (High Achieving Involved Leader) Scholarship is for  high-achieving students within the state of Michigan, who have demonstrated a financial need. UM-Flint is proud to recognize the HAIL Scholar recipients by becoming a full partner for this year’s fall 2021 class.

Promise Scholars Support
The Promise Scholars program is all about access for students to a U-M degree from UM-Flint. For Fall 2021, students who qualify for this program will receive a $2,000 stipend and a housing scholarship for each of their four semesters on campus. They will also participate in a fully-funded Summer Bridge Program with the opportunity to earn 6 credits prior to fall enrollment.

PTC: Pathway to Completion
Open to any students who are within 30 credit hours of completing their degree. This program will help to pay so you can earn your diploma.

Emergency Broadband Program 
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched an Emergency Broadband Program in which UM-Flint Pell Grant recipients are eligible for funds to pay for internet service. Learn more here.

Student Veterans Assistance
There are over 30,000 post 9/11 veterans in Genesee, Oakland, Wayne, and Macomb counties. We are proud to have many veterans earning their degrees at UM-Flint. Now, UM-Flint is offering gap funding when VA benefits either run out or will not cover a course. The Student Veterans Resource Center is here to review your funding to help you learn if you qualify.

The MAIZE Grant
Automatically awarded to students who qualify to receive a partial federal Pell Grant. Grants range from $2400 to $4600 for new qualifying first-year students who enroll full-time. To find out if you qualify, contact the Office of Financial Aid.

Childcare Grants
Juggling multiple responsibilities while going to UM-Flint can be a challenge. For those who need help with childcare costs, grants are available to you. To qualify, fill out a Childcare grant application, and check out the Childcare Grant Provider Information.

Detroit Promise Scholarship
The UM-Flint is a full partner in this program established to assist students who are residents of the city of Detroit and graduate from city of Detroit high schools who meet the Detroit Promise eligibility requirements.

Cook Family Foundation Scholarships
To be qualified for the new one-year scholarship, high school graduates from Shiawassee County, Chesaning and Ovid-Elsie districts must be enrolled at UM-Flint and have a 3.7 GPA or higher. Applicants must complete and submit a scholarship application form with the Cook Family FoundationContact us to find out if you qualify.

Dean’s Merit Scholarship for Graduate Students
The Dean’s Merit Scholarship has been significantly increased to help support both new and returning graduate students in any program. Discover more about this scholarship here.

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Expert Support

As part of our commitment to Blue for You, university departments are ready to assist you. Here are some key departments that offer excellent support and guidance when you need it most.

Advising
Cashiers & Student Accounts
Counseling & Psychological Services
Financial Aid
Graduate Programs
Office of Admissions
Office of Educational Opportunity Initiatives
Office of Research
Office of the Dean of Students
Student Success Center
Student Veterans Resource Center
The Writing Center

Current Student Resources

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Scholarships, Stipends & Grants

UM-Flint has more scholarships than ever available to students! Check out our brand new scholarships below, or read the full list here or contact the Office of Financial Aid.

Completion Grant
For current UM-Flint students within 15 credits of earning their degree. The Completion Grant process requires students to have an academic plan that is approved by an advisor and sent to the Office of Financial Aid. Contact your advisor for your next step.

UM-Flint Scholarship List
Browse this comprehensive list of scholarships available to UM-Flint students. These scholarships are made possible through the support of alumni and donors to help students like you succeed.

PTC: Pathway to Completion
Open to any students who are within 30 credit hours of completing their degree. This program will help to pay so you can earn your diploma.

Graduate Student Research Assistantship Program
Additionally, the Graduate Student Research Assistantship program, which provides a stipend for students to assist faculty with academic research, has been funded at a higher level for the fall 2021 and winter 2022 semesters. Learn more here.

Emergency Broadband Program 
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched an Emergency Broadband Program in which UM-Flint Pell Grant recipients are eligible for funds to pay for internet service. Learn more here.



Dean’s Merit Scholarship for Graduate Students
The Dean’s Merit Scholarship has been significantly increased to help support both new and returning graduate students in any program. Discover more about this scholarship here.

Student Veterans Assistance
There are over 30,000 post 9/11 veterans in Genesee, Oakland, Wayne, and Macomb counties. We are proud to have many veterans earning their degrees at UM-Flint. Now, UM-Flint is offering gap funding when VA benefits either run out or will not cover a course. The Student Veterans Resource Center is here to review your funding to help you learn if you qualify.

Childcare Grants
Juggling multiple responsibilities while going to UM-Flint can be a challenge. For those who need help with childcare costs, grants are available to you. To qualify, fill out a Childcare grant application, and check out the Childcare Grant Provider Information.

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Undergraduate Research

UM-Flint is proud of its history of creating research opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students. The Office of Research is here to help connect students with faculty and projects that give them unique experiences and enhance their knowledge and skills.

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Expert Support

As part of our commitment to Blue for You, university departments are ready to assist you. Here are some key departments that offer excellent support and guidance when you need it most.

Advising
Cashiers & Student Accounts
Counseling and Psychological Services
Financial Aid
Graduate Programs
Office of Admissions
Office of Educational Opportunity Initiatives
Office of Research
Office of the Dean of Students
Student Success Center
Student Veterans Resource Center
The Writing Center

Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The University of Michigan-Flint embraces a comprehensive approach in building a vibrant institutional culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). UM-Flint recently adopted a DEI strategic action plan in support of a University ethos where everyone has an opportunity to contribute and succeed, and one that promotes an environment of inclusion and equity for all. To learn more about exciting DEI initiatives, please visit the DEI Website.

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