School of Business and Economics

Impact Scholarship

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The School of Business and Economics Impact Scholarship recognizes resident and non-resident high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership experience and academic success both in and outside the classroom, and are planning to major in accounting, economics, engineering management, finance, general business, management, management information systems, or marketing. See our Financial Aid Impact Scholarship page for additional details.

"Michigan Tech is the right school for me because of its hands-on teaching and friendly environment. Michigan Tech has passionate students who love to learn and because of this, they make school a great experience. With a degree from Michigan Tech, I can follow my dreams and chase my passions."Sarah Smyth, Michigan Tech Impact Scholar

Award Value

One student will be awarded an annual scholarship equivalent to full-time resident tuition. Additional students will receive scholarships valued up to $7,000 per year. All students who are selected as finalists and attend the campus competition will receive a financial award. The awards are renewable for four years (eight semesters) of study.

Essay Response

Write a one-page (300 word) essay addressing the following topic: "Studying business at a technological university provides students with unique opportunities to bridge the world of business with technology. How do you view the role of business, innovation, and technology as it relates to your career goals?"

Who Should Apply

Academically talented high school seniors (who are U.S. residents) planning to major in accounting, economics, engineering management, finance, general business, management, management information systems, or marketing are encouraged to apply. Students should be able to showcase leadership skills and experience as well as demonstrate the potential to succeed at Michigan Tech. In general, applicants should meet the following academic guidelines:

  • 3.00 or higher cumulative GPA at time of application (on a 4.00 scale)
  • ACT composite score of 23 or higher or a new SAT total score of 1140 or higher

What We Are Looking For

The scholarship committee is interested in getting to know you. Students will be evaluated on the content highlighted in their essay response, as well as on the way the information is conveyed. We want to get to know more about you how you see Michigan Tech contributing to your future success on campus and beyond.