Crazy Smart Scholarships

Sure, college scholarships help students offset some tuition costs. Scholarships offered to Michigan Technological University students also offer leadership, study abroad, and research opportunities. Incoming class of 2018, learn more about Michigan Tech’s scholarships available to crazy smart students—and meet our scholars making the most of them:


Kemin Fena, Biomedical Engineering major and Leading Scholar

Leading Scholar Award

The Leading Scholar Award is given to qualifying Michigan and non-Michigan high school seniors. It is Michigan Tech’s most prestigious and competitive scholarship.

  • Eligibility: Michigan and non-Michigan high school seniors
  • Value: Michigan residents: $8,000 or full resident tuition, room and board, and $1,000 per year; Non-Michigan residents: $17,000 or full non-resident tuition per year
  • Quantity awarded per year: 30 Michigan resident; 10 non-Michigan resident with three Michigan and non-Michigan students receiving the top award in each category
  • Deadline to apply: October 15 of your senior year

View the Leading Scholar Award webpage for more information.


Visual and Performing Arts Talent Award

The Visual and Performing Arts Talent Award is awarded competitively to incoming first-year students who wish to actively participate in musical ensembles, stage productions, take coursework in visual arts, or work toward a degree, second degree, or minor offered through the Visual and Performing Arts Department.

  • Eligibility: Michigan and non-Michigan high school seniors pursuing any major at Michigan Tech
  • Value: Variable up to $2,000
  • Quantity awarded per year: 8–15
  • Deadline to apply: March 5 of your senior year

View the Visual and Performing Arts Talent Award webpage for more information.


School of Business and Economics Impact Scholarship

The School of Business and Economics Impact Scholarship recognizes outstanding incoming first-year students interested in pursuing a primary major offered through the School of Business and Economics.

  • Eligibility: Michigan and non-Michigan high school seniors interested in accounting, economics, engineering management, finance, general business, management, management information systems, or marketing
  • Value: Variable up to $7,000 or full resident tuition
  • Quantity awarded per year: 8-12 variable awards; one full-tuition award (resident tuition)
  • Deadline to apply: October 31 of your senior year

View the School of Business and Economics Impact Scholarship webpage for more information.


Amanda Moya, Mechanical Engineer, and National Scholar

National Scholars Program

The National Scholars Program scholarship is awarded to all qualifying undergraduate non-Michigan residents who enroll as first-year or transfer students.

  • Eligibility: Non-Michigan residents who are US or Canadian citizens
  • Value: $7,000–$13,500 per year for first-year students; $4,000 or $7,000 per year for transfer students
  • Quantity awarded per year: Unlimited
  • Deadline to apply: None—students are automatically considered at time of acceptance

To apply, simply fill out our free online admissions application.


Presidential Scholars Program

The Presidential Scholars Program scholarship is awarded to all qualifying undergraduate Michigan residents who enroll as first-year students following high school graduation.

  • Eligibility: Michigan residents
  • Value: $1,500–$4,500 per year
  • Quantity awarded per year: Unlimited
  • Deadline to apply: None—students are automatically considered at time of acceptance

To apply, simply fill out our free online admissions application.