In addition to our other benefits for honors students, students in the Honors Pathway Program and early admission students are eligible for the following scholarships and awards:
For current Honors Pathway Program students
The Pavlis Honors College Dean’s Scholarship will be awarded to one honors student annually in the amount of $1,000 to recognize their outstanding commitment to our programs and pathways. This student consistently volunteers their time to design, plan, and implement recruitment efforts to grow the Pavlis community. They take a leading role to ensure the successful implementation of ideas and events. This student goes above and beyond to engage with students and faculty on a meaningful level and has a significantly positive effect on College enrollment. Overall, this student is passionate about the Pavlis Honors College and enthusiastically shares their passion with the campus community whenever they are able.
The Global Travel Fund supports Pavlis Honors Pathway Program students traveling domestically and internationally to foster the development of cultural awareness and invaluable professional skills. Potential recipients of this award may use funds to travel to a professional conference or abroad to implement design projects. The Pavlis Honors College will grant up to $250 for domestic travel and $500 for international travel. Students eligible for this award must be able to articulate how their travel relates to their honors program and must be enrolled in the Pavlis Honors Pathway Program.
In order to apply, please submit a request by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, including the following:
- Itemized travel budget
- Statement noting any other travel-related funding you have received
- Explain how your travel relates to your Honors Pathway
The Departmental Scholar Award is given to an undergraduate student who best represents student scholarship from within the college. This outstanding student is considered excellent not only by academic standards, but also for participation in research scholarship activity, levels of intellectual curiosity, creativity, and communication skills. Student recipients will be awarded $200 cash from the PHC and will also be nominated for the Provost's Award for Scholarship.
The Community Ambassador Scholarship Program has two main goals:
- Provide opportunities for students to serve in the local community together with a supportive community for reflection and accountability.
- Develop meaningful relationships between Michigan Tech and community organizations in the Keweenaw for sustainable, long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships.
Students awarded a $500 Community Ambassador Scholarship commit to:
- Being on campus the semester of the award.
- Volunteering at least 25 hours with an approved community organization during the semester in which the scholarship is given.
- Attending an initial 1-2 hour training at the start of the semester
- Attending one hour meetings with other Community Ambassadors twice a month.
- Writing a final report and making a presentation at the end of the semester.
Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at Michigan Tech who have an interest in contributing to the health and wellness of the local community through partnering with a service-oriented organization are encouraged to apply for the Superior Health Foundation Community Ambassadors in Health Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is made possible through the generosity of the Superior Health Foundation.
The Soyring Foundation Scholarship is available exclusively to students enrolled in the Pavlis Honors Pathway Program through a generous gift from Tech alumnus and Pavlis External Advisory Board member John Soyring.
The scholarship is $1000 and is available to Honors students expressing interest in research and innovation in any of these three areas:
- water quality management
- renewable energy
- solutions to prevent and cure cancer
Applications for this opportunity are open during the spring semester each year. Scholarship funds will be awarded to one deserving student the following fall semester. For more information about this scholarship, please contact Paige Hackney (email@example.com).
For incoming students
Several scholarships are available for incoming students who are not yet enrolled in the Honors Pathway Program.
Incoming first-year and community college transfer students who plan to major in electrical engineering technology, mechanical engineering technology, or computer network and system administration are invited to apply for the Engineering Technology Scholars-IMPRESS program, which includes $4,500 annually and an additional $2,500 stipend for transfer students.
We also encourage students to apply for the following externally-funded opportunities. As part of the Pavlis Honors College, you may qualify for priority admission and scholarship consideration through our NCHC membership.
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship is for sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering.
Many students use a Study Abroad or Study Away to fulfill a pathway component. Study Abroad has a number of scholarships to fund your travel.
Graduate school tuition support may be available for students interested in pursing an accelerated master's degree.