The Graduate Tuition Grant (GTG) is a pilot program designed to assist high-performing students with unmet financial need. The GTG program is a one-time nonrenewable grant. Selected GTG students will receive $1,000 in both the fall 2013 and spring 2014 semesters. Students who receive the GTG must maintain a 3.0 or better grade point average and full-time status during the fall 2013 and spring 2014 semesters.
Who is eligible to apply?
To be considered for the Graduate Tuition Grant, grant applicants must:
- Be first-time master’s or PhD students for the fall 2013 semester
- Be enrolling as full-time on-campus students (online students are not eligible)
- Be US citizens, permanent residents, US Nationals, or refugees
- Not be receiving fall 2013 or spring 2014 funding through Michigan Tech graduate research or teaching assistantships (GRAs or GTAs) or other sources of internal University funding (e.g., GTI, GA, GADI, etc.)
- Not be receiving tuition reductions or fellowships provided through the following Michigan Tech programs: Applied Science Education, Peace Corps Master's International, OSM/VISTA, or the National Service Graduate Fellowship
- Not be enrolled in a Michigan Tech accelerated master's program
- Have demonstrated financial need as verified using the US Department of Education’s rules for need-based Federal financial aid
How do I apply?
When will I know if I am awarded a Graduate Tuition Grant?
Students who have been awarded tuition grants will be notified in mid-June.
Who can I contact if I have questions?
If you need more information or have questions about the Graduate Tuition Grant, please contact Jacque Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or (906) 487-1434.