The Michigander Scholars Program

Are you interested in a job as a computer engineer, electrical engineer, process engineer, or software developer? Are you intrigued by a career helping to develop the next generation of electric vehicles, batteries, and semiconductors? The Michigander Scholars program is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about these careers, network with potential employers … and receive up to $10,0001 in scholarship dollars.

Michigan Tech sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students majoring in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Network and System Administration, Cybersecurity, Data Science Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, and and other programs related to the electric vehicle industry are encouraged to participate.

Through a series of seminars, networking events, company tours, and more, the Michigander Scholars program directly connects Michigan Tech students with representatives from select Michigan companies. Students will build professional connections one-on-one through networking opportunities, company tours, and more that may lead to internships, jobs, and even careers. Successful Michigander Scholars will qualify for up to $10,0001 in scholarship dollars upon acceptance of a qualifying job, or a $5,0001 scholarship for those accepting qualifying internships (up to $10,000).

1The addition of this scholarship may result in adjustments to previously awarded financial aid.

Why should you become a Michigander Scholar?

  • Get a close-up look at the automotive vehicles, battery, and semiconductor industries
  • Exclusive tours of design and R&D facilities
  • Conversations with engineers and developers
  • 1:1 mentorships with industry professionals
  • Personalized interview preparation
  • Up to $10,0001 in scholarship dollars upon acceptance of a qualifying job offer or internship

Michigander Scholars is an initiative of the Talent Action Team, a public/private consortium convened by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).

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