2020 Michigan Scholarships

Michigan is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for Michigan universities is a whopping $13,320.00 and the total cost of attendance is $29,048.00. 59% of student graduates in Michigan graduate with an average debt load of $32,158.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in Michigan turn either to scholarships or student loans.

These MI scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in Michigan, and any Michigan resident regardless of their interests or background. Michigan scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of MI students or MI residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!

While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Michigan residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for MI residents?

There are 443 scholarships totaling $1,216,686.00 available to Michigan residents. You can easily browse through all 443 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in Michigan?

Moms in Michigan are eligible for all the same scholarships as MI residents. Therefore, the 443 scholarships worth $1,216,686.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Michigan?

443 scholarships worth $1,216,686.00 are available for college students in MI. In addition, we encourage current college students in Michigan to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Michigan for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in Michigan:

Faulkner University
Miles College
Lincoln University
Fort Lewis College
Colorado Mesa University
Delaware State University
Lynn University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Albany State University
Georgia Southern University
Piedmont College
Hawaii Pacific University
Aurora University
Anderson University
Indiana State University
Buena Vista University
Cornell College
Iowa State University
Baker University
Emporia State University

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Michigan?

443 scholarships totaling $1,216,686.00 are available for high school seniors in MI. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of MI to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Michigan residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to MI students and residents, as well as others across the country.


Oratorical Speech Scholarship Contest

Sponsor by American Legion - Michigan Location 212 North Verlinden, Suite A, Lansing, MI

Applicant must be a finalist in the oratorical contest.

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$1,500.00 First Week of January Apply Now

Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by Joseph Collins Foundation

Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology,...

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$10,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

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- March 1 Apply Now

Geographic Region Award

Sponsor by Oakland University Location 2200 North Squirrel Road, Rochester, MI

Applicant must be an entering freshman who is residing in Michigan counties outside of Macomb, Oakland, or Wayne who wish to live on campus. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Recipients of award are required to live in university housing for their first two years.

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$2,000.00 March 31 Apply Now

Presidential Scholarship for Community College Graduates

Sponsor by Wayne State University

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA and be a resident of Michigan. Applicant must have an associate's degree and/or a minimum of 50 transferable credit hours from a Michigan community college. Maximum 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) earned at a four-year institution is allowed toward eligibility.

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- April 28 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

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$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

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$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

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$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Sponsor by University of Central Florida Location Undergraduate Admissions, Orlando, FL

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

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$3,500.00 March 1 Apply Now

Academic Opportunity Scholarship

Sponsor by Ferris State University Location Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, Big Rapids, MI

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a Michigan resident.

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$2,000.00 May 1 Apply Now

UA Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

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- December 1 Apply Now

Regional Scholarship

Sponsor by Nazareth College of Rochester Location 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Applicant must be a full-time, matriculated freshmen who is a graduate from a high school outside of New York State.

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$2,000.00 February 15 Apply Now

Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Utah Location Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, Salt Lake City, UT

Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.

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- February 1 Apply Now