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    Top 42 Michigan Scholarships in June 2024

    Written by Gabriel Jimenez-Ekman

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    Updated: June 4th, 2024

    Michigan has our personal favorite state motto: “Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspice,” which means “If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you.” As the state with the longest freshwater shore in the whole country, Michigan certainly earns its motto and is a great place to consider for college. Whether you are an in-state Michigan resident or live out-of-state and are hoping to attend a Michigan college like University of Michigan or Michigan State, there are Michigan scholarships available to you!

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    Michigan Competitive Scholarship

    Offered by Michigan Department of Treasury - Student Financial Services Bureau

    Multiple awards worth up to $1,500
    Expired deadline May 2024
    Grade Level College Students

    Offered by Michigan Department of Treasury - Student Financial Services Bureau

    Attention Michigan residents - the Michigan Competitive Scholarship is up for grabs! This scholarship is perfect for current undergraduate students pursuing their first degree. Recipients…Show More

    Attention Michigan residents - the Michigan Competitive Scholarship is up for grabs! This scholarship is perfect for current undergraduate students pursuing their first degree. Recipients…Show More

    Attention Michigan residents - the Michigan Competitive Scholarship is up for grabs! This scholarship is perfect for current undergraduate students pursuing their first degree. Recipients will be chosen based on both financial need and merit. To be considered, you must have taken the SAT (Class of 2017 and beyond) prior to entering college and achieved a qualifying score of at least 1200. You must also provide your Social Security number to MI Student Aid by your senior year in high school, possess a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent, and be a Michigan resident since July 1 of the previous calendar year. If you're a dependent student, your parent must have also been a Michigan resident since July 1 of the previous calendar year. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! Editor’s Note: As of 2024, the Michigan Competitive Scholarship is no longer available. If this is incorrect, please reach out to us at [email protected] and we will update this page accordingly.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth up to $1,500
    Expired deadline May 2024
    Grade Level College Students
    Get Started

    Michigan Tuition Grant

    Offered by MI Student Aid

    Multiple awards worth up to $1,500
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College Students

    Offered by MI Student Aid

    Are you a Michigan resident attending a Michigan community college, public university, or degree-granting, non-profit independent college? If so, the Michigan Tuition Grant may be…Show More

    Are you a Michigan resident attending a Michigan community college, public university, or degree-granting, non-profit independent college? If so, the Michigan Tuition Grant may be…Show More

    Are you a Michigan resident attending a Michigan community college, public university, or degree-granting, non-profit independent college? If so, the Michigan Tuition Grant may be a great opportunity for you! Each year, the Grant awards up to $1,500 each to Michigan residents who are attending in-state public or non-profit universities and who have received a minimum 1200 SAT score. To be considered for the scholarship, interested students must simply complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by May 1st. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth up to $1,500
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College Students
    Get Started

    $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Scholarships360

    Exclusive
    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Scholarships360

    Exclusive

    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high school student who hopes to go to college, a graduate student who’s in a master’s program, or an adult learner who wants to return to school, you are eligible for our no essay scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to students who get the most out of Scholarships360 scholarships and content. You will be a strong applicant if you apply to scholarships with the Scholarships360 platform. Finalists for this scholarship will be interviewed about their process for funding their education.Show Less

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Sallie Mae

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $2,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

    Offered by Sallie Mae

    Easy Application

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for school.

    1 award worth $2,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students
    Apply

    State of Michigan Children of Veterans Tuition Grant

    Offered by State of Michigan

    Multiple awards worth up to $2,800
    Deadline Jul 15, 2024
    Grade Level College Students

    Offered by State of Michigan

    The Children of Veterans Tuition Grant (CVTG) is open to undergraduate students who are Michigan residents and the children of Michigan veterans. To be eligible,…Show More

    The Children of Veterans Tuition Grant (CVTG) is open to undergraduate students who are Michigan residents and the children of Michigan veterans. To be eligible,…Show More

    The Children of Veterans Tuition Grant (CVTG) is open to undergraduate students who are Michigan residents and the children of Michigan veterans. To be eligible, such veterans must have been left disabled or deceased during their service, or have gone missing in action (MIA). Half-time students can earn up to $1,400, three-quarter-time students can earn up to $2,100, and full-time students can earn up to $2,800. If you're a Michigan resident whose parent was left deceased, disabled, or missing in action (MIA) during their service, we're sorry for your loss, and encourage you to apply. Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth up to $2,800
    Deadline Jul 15, 2024
    Grade Level College Students
    Get Started

    $40,000 Build a College List Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by The College Board

    Easy Application
    Multiple awards worth up to $40,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level High School Junior

    Offered by The College Board

    Easy Application

    Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

    Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

    Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

    Multiple awards worth up to $40,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level High School Junior
    Apply

    NMU Michigan Resident Wildcat Merit Scholarships

    Offered by Northern Michigan University

    Multiple awards worth $1,500 - $4,000
    Deadline Rolling
    Grade Level High School Senior

    Offered by Northern Michigan University

    NMU's Michigan Resident Wildcat Merit Scholarships are open to incoming college freshmen at Northern Michigan University (NMU) starting in the upcoming Fall, Winter, or Summer…Show More

    NMU's Michigan Resident Wildcat Merit Scholarships are open to incoming college freshmen at Northern Michigan University (NMU) starting in the upcoming Fall, Winter, or Summer…Show More

    NMU's Michigan Resident Wildcat Merit Scholarships are open to incoming college freshmen at Northern Michigan University (NMU) starting in the upcoming Fall, Winter, or Summer semesters. Applicants must be Michigan residents with a minimum 3.0 GPA, and will be automatically considered upon acceptance to NMU as long as they meet the GPA, enrollment term, and residency criteria requirements. Eligible students may earn between $1,500 and $4,000 a year (for four years) through the scholarship, with the amount depending on their GPA. Keep on reading to learn more!Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $1,500 - $4,000
    Deadline Rolling
    Grade Level High School Senior
    Get Started

    $10,000 CollegeXpress Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by CollegeXpress

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline May 1, 2025
    Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

    Offered by CollegeXpress

    Easy Application

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline May 1, 2025
    Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
    Apply

    NMU Bridge Award

    Offered by Northern Michigan University

    Multiple awards worth $5,600
    Deadline Rolling
    Grade Level High School Senior

    Offered by Northern Michigan University

    NMU's Bridge Awards are open to incoming college freshmen at Northern Michigan University (NMU) starting in the upcoming Fall, Winter, or Summer semesters. Applicants must…Show More

    NMU's Bridge Awards are open to incoming college freshmen at Northern Michigan University (NMU) starting in the upcoming Fall, Winter, or Summer semesters. Applicants must…Show More

    NMU's Bridge Awards are open to incoming college freshmen at Northern Michigan University (NMU) starting in the upcoming Fall, Winter, or Summer semesters. Applicants must be out-of-state (non-Michigan) residents with a minimum 2.25 GPA, and will be automatically considered for the award upon acceptance to NMU as long as they meet the GPA, enrollment term, and residency criteria requirements. Eligible students may earn between $5,600 and $9,600 a year (for four years) through the scholarship to help "fill the out-of-state tuition gap", with the amount awarded depending on their GPA. Keep on reading to learn more!Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $5,600
    Deadline Rolling
    Grade Level High School Senior
    Get Started

    Thelma Orr Memorial Scholarship

    Offered by MyMichigan Health

    2 awards worth $1,500
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors

    Offered by MyMichigan Health

    The Thelma Orr Memorial Scholarship annually awards $1,500 to two (2) college students (excluding freshmen) majoring in human medicine-related fields at accredited Michigan colleges or…Show More

    The Thelma Orr Memorial Scholarship annually awards $1,500 to two (2) college students (excluding freshmen) majoring in human medicine-related fields at accredited Michigan colleges or…Show More

    The Thelma Orr Memorial Scholarship annually awards $1,500 to two (2) college students (excluding freshmen) majoring in human medicine-related fields at accredited Michigan colleges or universities. Applicants must also reside in the following Michigan counties: Alpena, Alcona, Iosco, Montmorency, Oscoda, or Presque Isle. To apply, students must submit two letters of recommendation and an official, current transcript. Don't miss out on this opportunity to further your education and career in the medical field. Keep on reading to learn more!Show Less

    2 awards worth $1,500
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
    Get Started

    Niche $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Niche

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Niche

    Easy Application

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    Kreager Family Scholarship

    Offered by Kalamazoo Community Foundation

    Multiple awards worth $2,000 - $3,000
    Expected deadline April 2025
    Grade Level High School Senior

    Offered by Kalamazoo Community Foundation

    The Kreager Family Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of or enrolled in a high school within Kalamazoo County, Michigan,…Show More

    The Kreager Family Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of or enrolled in a high school within Kalamazoo County, Michigan,…Show More

    The Kreager Family Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of or enrolled in a high school within Kalamazoo County, Michigan, or who attend South Haven High School. Eligible applicants have experienced the loss of a parent through death or abandonment beyond infancy, and must be planning to pursue vocational or technical training or an associate's or bachelor's degree after high school graduation. Winning applicants may earn between $2,000 and $3,000 to go toward their post-secondary education. If you're a Kalamazoo high school senior who has experienced the loss of a parent, apply for the chance to earn help funding your postsecondary education, and keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $2,000 - $3,000
    Expected deadline April 2025
    Grade Level High School Senior
    Get Started

    Kalamazoo Community Foundation General Scholarship Application

    Offered by Kalamazoo Community Foundation

    Multiple awards worth Varies
    Expected deadline April 2025
    Grade Level High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

    Offered by Kalamazoo Community Foundation

    The Kalamazoo Community Foundation General Scholarship Application is open to students who are residents of, or who graduated from a high school in, Kalamazoo County,…Show More

    The Kalamazoo Community Foundation General Scholarship Application is open to students who are residents of, or who graduated from a high school in, Kalamazoo County,…Show More

    The Kalamazoo Community Foundation General Scholarship Application is open to students who are residents of, or who graduated from a high school in, Kalamazoo County, Michigan. By submitting the general application, students will be matched with a wide variety of scholarships that are specific to major, life circumstances, high school attended, and a variety of other factors. To learn more about their selection of scholarships, we recommend checking out the Kalamazoo Community Foundation's Scholarship Search. While the award amount and eligibility criteria may vary by scholarship, the general scholarship application is typically open from January 1st to March 1st of every year. If you're from Kalamazoo County or graduated/will graduate from a high school within the county, we encourage you to apply! Anyone from high school seniors to current graduate students are eligible to apply - keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth Varies
    Expected deadline April 2025
    Grade Level High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students
    Get Started

    $25k “Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Bold.org

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $25,000
    Deadline Jul 1, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Bold.org

    Easy Application

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    1 award worth $25,000
    Deadline Jul 1, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship

    Offered by Michigan Retailers Association

    13 awards worth $3,500
    Expected deadline April 2025
    Grade Level HS Seniors, College Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

    Offered by Michigan Retailers Association

    The Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship is open to high school seniors, as well as college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, who are employees of MRA (Michigan…Show More

    The Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship is open to high school seniors, as well as college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, who are employees of MRA (Michigan…Show More

    The Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship is open to high school seniors, as well as college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, who are employees of MRA (Michigan Retailers Association) or relatives of members of MRA. Part-time employees of MRA member businesses must have been employed there for at least six months before applying, and the MRA-employed relatives (parents) of applicants must have worked there for at least one year before application. If you're a post-secondary student who has either been employed by an MRA member business themselves or has a parent who was employed by an MRA member business, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    13 awards worth $3,500
    Expected deadline April 2025
    Grade Level HS Seniors, College Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
    Get Started

    MAC Louisa Bowen Memorial Scholarship for Graduate Students in Archival Administration

    Offered by Midwest Archives Conference

    1 award worth $1,500
    Expected deadline March 2025
    Grade Level Graduate Students

    Offered by Midwest Archives Conference

    Are you a resident or full-time graduate student in the MAC region (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South…Show More

    Are you a resident or full-time graduate student in the MAC region (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South…Show More

    Are you a resident or full-time graduate student in the MAC region (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin) who is pursuing a degree in archival administration? If so, the MAC Louisa Bowen Memorial Scholarship for Graduate Students in Archival Administration may be a great opportunity for you! Each year, the scholarship awards $1,500 to one individual in the MAC region who is pursuing graduate studies in archival administration. Applicants must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA in the most recent academic year. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    1 award worth $1,500
    Expected deadline March 2025
    Grade Level Graduate Students
    Get Started

    $1,000 Appily Easy College Money Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Appily

    Easy Application
    Monthly awards worth $1,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level HS Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors, College Underclassmen

    Offered by Appily

    Easy Application

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be awarded each month.Show Less

    Monthly awards worth $1,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level HS Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors, College Underclassmen
    Apply

    Dr. Lynne Boyle/John Schimpf College Scholarships

    Offered by National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Michigan Chapter

    4 awards worth $3,500
    Expected deadline March 2025
    Grade Level College Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors & Grad Students

    Offered by National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Michigan Chapter

    The Dr. Lynne Boyle/John Schimpf College Scholarships are perfect for media majors (journalism, video production, broadcasting) who are currently enrolled in an accredited Michigan institution…Show More

    The Dr. Lynne Boyle/John Schimpf College Scholarships are perfect for media majors (journalism, video production, broadcasting) who are currently enrolled in an accredited Michigan institution…Show More

    The Dr. Lynne Boyle/John Schimpf College Scholarships are perfect for media majors (journalism, video production, broadcasting) who are currently enrolled in an accredited Michigan institution with 45+ credit hours accumulated. To apply, submit two letters of recommendation from faculty members, a one-page personal statement about your career and personal goals, and a maximum three-minute long compilation film or video showcasing your work as the principal writer, director, producer, editor, photographer, principal actor, or functioning in a similar major creative role. Don't forget to include proof of registration/acceptance to your accredited institution and the application form found on the scholarship site. Be sure to e-mail your application to submit and make sure the subject line states the name of the scholarship. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    4 awards worth $3,500
    Expected deadline March 2025
    Grade Level College Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors & Grad Students
    Get Started

    American Legion Auxiliary Department of Michigan Memorial Scholarship

    Offered by American Legion Auxiliary Department of Michigan

    Multiple awards worth $1,000
    Expected deadline March 2025
    Grade Level High School Seniors & College Underclassmen

    Offered by American Legion Auxiliary Department of Michigan

    The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Michigan Memorial Scholarship is offered to a descendant of a veteran. Applicants must reside in Michigan at the time…Show More

    The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Michigan Memorial Scholarship is offered to a descendant of a veteran. Applicants must reside in Michigan at the time…Show More

    The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Michigan Memorial Scholarship is offered to a descendant of a veteran. Applicants must reside in Michigan at the time of application for at least one year preceding the date of the award. Applicants must be going into, or in their senior year of high school, or freshman/sophomore year of college but not over 21 years of age. Lastly, applicants must pursue a course of study at any school, college, or other educational institution in the state of Michigan. If you fit these criteria, don't miss out on this chance to earn funding for your post-secondary education!Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $1,000
    Expected deadline March 2025
    Grade Level High School Seniors & College Underclassmen
    Get Started

    $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Christian Connector

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $5,000
    Deadline May 31, 2025
    Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

    Offered by Christian Connector

    Easy Application

    Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian…

    Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian…

    Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian university or college.

    1 award worth $5,000
    Deadline May 31, 2025
    Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
    Apply
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    How to win Michigan scholarships

    In order to win Michigan scholarships, you should search for scholarship opportunities that reflect your interests. You should then connect your interests back to the state of Michigan. 
    For example, you can apply for a marine biologist scholarship and discuss your passion for water animals because of your exposure to the various Great Lakes in Michigan. Combining your own interests and the unique qualities of Michigan can give you a leg up on the competition and help you to win Michigan scholarships. 

    Writing resources for acing Michigan scholarship essays 

    Many Michigan scholarships may require you to write an essay about yourself in order to win Michigan scholarships. Therefore, read over our Scholarships360 ultimate guide to finding and winning scholarships and our overview of common scholarship essay prompts to help ensure you are prepared to win Michigan scholarships! Everything you need is at your fingertips with Scholarships360 from guides on how to start a scholarship essay to how to write a 500 word essay

    Michigan student debt snapshot

    According to the Department of Education, in total, Michigan residents owe $51 billion in federal student loan debt. Student borrowers owe an average of $36,116 each (those numbers do not include private loans). Around 52% of loan borrowers are under the age of 35. As you are starting your higher education journey, remember that scholarships allow students to take fewer loans. Make sure that you apply to as many scholarships as you qualify for!

    Keep on reading to learn more about merit scholarships from colleges in Michigan, as well as top scholarships in Michigan! 

    Merit scholarships at Michigan colleges and universities

    University of Michigan

    • Eligibility: First year students based on academic achievement, personal talents, interests, leadership qualities, financial need or any combination of these
    • Amount: Varies
    • Deadline: Admission to University of Michigan

    Michigan State University

    • Eligibility: Incoming freshmen based on weighted GPA and ACT/SAT scores if submitted
    • Amount: Varies
    • Deadline: November 1

    Albion College

    • Eligibility: Prospective first year students based on merit and academic performance 
    • Amount: $26,000 up to $35,000
    • Deadline: Admission to Albion College

    Calvin University

    • Eligibility: Incoming freshmen with 3.10+ high school GPA as well as 21+ ACT or 1020+ SAT if submitted 
    • Amount: $12,000 up to $22,000
    • Deadline: Admission to Calvin University

    Grand Valley State University 

    • Eligibility: Admitted first year students who have strong academic applications 
    • Amount: $1,000 up to $11,000
    • Deadline: March 1

    Central Michigan University

    • Eligibility: Freshmen who have strong high school GPA and ACT/SAT scores
    • Amount: 20% of tuition up to 65% of tuition 
    • Deadline: Admission to Central Michigan University

    Western Michigan University

    • Eligibility: First year undergraduate students who demonstrate strong extracurricular activities, honors and awards and an impressive essay/personal statement
    • Amount: $1,500 up to full tuition 
    • Deadline: December 15

    Consider in-state tuition and tuition reciprocity

    In-state tuition allows residents of a state to receive cheaper tuition for a college or university in their state. Additionally, many universities and colleges reserve scholarships and financial aid for in-state students, which helps reduce the cost of attending college for those who live there.

    Here are a few well-known Michigan universities and their in-state vs out-of-state tuition costs:

    University of Michigan

    • In-state tuition: $16,736
    • Out-of-state tuition: $55,334

    Michigan State University

    • In-state tuition: $16,051
    • Out-of-state tuition: $43,435

    How do you get in-state tuition? 

    Being an out-of-state student paying out-of-state tuition rates can be extremely expensive in Michigan. In order to become a Michigan resident for tuition purposes, you will need to physically reside in the state of Michigan for at least 12 months prior to the beginning of the semester in which you want in-state tuition rates. During these 12 months, you will need to establish a domicile in Michigan. This includes obtaining physical evidence of your commitment to Michigan, such as obtaining a Michigan driver’s license and registering your vehicle in Michigan. Be sure to double check with your intended Michigan college or university’s policy on obtaining residency for tuition purposes to ensure you are eligible. 

    Read more: How to get in-state tuition as an out-of-state student

    Does Michigan offer tuition reciprocity?  

    No, Michigan no longer participates in the Midwest Student Exchange

    Frequently asked questions about Michigan scholarships

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