Presidential Scholars Program (PSP)
Criteria: Merit based scholarship awarded to new incoming first year undergraduate students who are Michigan Residents. Competitively awarded based on a combination of your high school academic record including ACT or SAT scores, cumulative GPA, and class rank (if available).
How to Apply: Students who have applied and been accepted for admission are automatically considered for this award.
Value: variable from $1,500 to $4,500 based on academic record. In the spirit of philanthropy some or all of a scholarship may be funded by a generous donor to the university.
|Scholarship and annual award||Average ACT Composite||Average GPA|
|Scholars of Excellence–$4,500||31||4.0|
|Scholars of Distinction–$2,500||26||3.8|
|Scholars of Achievement–$1,500
*Class rank is also used to determine eligibility of scholarships
Renewal Criteria: Scholarship recipients must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 at the end of each spring semester. Continuous, regular full-time undergraduate enrollment (12 credits or more) and acceptable social behavior must also be maintained. Recipients are required to live in University housing for the first two academic years--four academic semesters (not including summers), to maintain this scholarship. Students graduating from high schools within Houghton, Keweenaw, and Baraga counties (and have commuter status) are exempt from the on-campus living requirement. Students are eligible for the award for a maximum of eight semesters of undergraduate study.
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