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National Scholars Program

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A scholarship opportunity for non-Michigan students

Michigan Tech's National Scholars Program rewards academically talented nonresident students who leave their home states to pursue a world-class education at Michigan Tech. This scholarship gives substantial financial assistance—up to $64,000 over four years (eight semesters) of study.

All non-Michigan US residents and Canadian residents with SAT or ACT scores on file are automatically considered for this scholarship at time of admission; no separate application is necessary. Official test scores must be on file* to be considered for this award. *Students with scores on file will receive automatic consideration. If testing disruptions continue, an alternate way to apply for this scholarship will be provided to students for 2021.

National Scholars Program

Incoming first-year students are considered for awards ranging from $10,000 up to $16,000 per year based on your cumulative high school GPA and SAT or ACT score. These rewards are renewable for four years (eight semesters) of study.

Award Requirements

First-year student must meet both the high school GPA and test score (ACT or SAT) requirement:

National Scholarship Award Chart

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Students with academic credentials not shown above may qualify for scholarships and/or other financial aid. We encourage you to use our net-price calculator for the best estimate.

Transfer Student Award

Transfer students who have earned 12 or more college-level credits after high school graduation are considered for awards ranging from $5,000 up to $10,000 per year based on your cumulative college GPA. These awards are renewable for 3 years (six semesters) of study.

Cumulative College GPA Award value
3.50 to 4.00 $10,000 per year
3.00 to 3.49 $5,000 per year

Recipients must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher (based on full-time enrollment in Michigan Tech courses only) at the end of each spring semester to retain the award for the following academic year. Students must live in the University's residence halls for their first and second academic years to maintain this scholarship.

Note: National Scholars Program qualifications and values are subject to change. Students receiving the Alumni Legacy Award, Leading Scholar Award, or Military Family Education Award are not eligible to receive a National Scholars Program award.