Create Your Success Scholarship (CYSS)

Criteria: awarded to Michigan and non-Michigan residents from select schools or districts who are new incoming first year undergraduate students. Awarding for the scholarship will have both merit and need based considerations.  To view the select schools or districts, please click here.

How to apply: Applicants must complete an essay or video response to an essay question (see below)

Value: $5,000 per year.

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Designed to offer extraordinary academic, financial, and peer support, the Create Your Success Scholarship and Program provides guidance, encouragement, and reinforcement for students from underserved populations.  In addition to financial support, students will be enrolled in our ExSEL Program (Excelling the Student Experience of Learning), designed to promote student success.  

To be considered for these scholarships, you need to complete the following steps:

  • Apply to Michigan Tech (free of charge) using our online admissions application by November 26 of your senior year in high school.
  • Apply for the scholarship by November 26, 11:59 pm.
  • Answer the essay prompt via video submission or written response using the online application page.