College Scholarships


Scholarships are not simply dollars in a bank account, they are tools to help students reach their full potential by providing both financial support and an opportunity to add distinction to their professional resumes.

To determine which departmental scholarships you are eligible for, please locate your department page located in the left sidebar.

You must submit the following applications via the UM Scholarship Portal:

  • General Scholarship Application followed by the;
  • College of Education Conditional Application 

Some scholarships may also require the following:

  • An essay in which you: Describe how you meet the criteria for the scholarship that you are applying for, and present your professional goals. Include specific references to awards, accomplishments and activities relevant to the selection criteria. 
  • Unofficial transcripts of all college/university work. 
  • Letters of support specific to your scholarship request(s). The same letters of support can be used for multiple scholarships. If this is the case, make sure you provide your recommender with an inclusive list of criteria to address.