University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Graduate Scholarships and Financial Aid

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The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor offers financial aid and scholarships for graduate students. Graduate program financial assistance is limited compared with what is available for undergraduate programs.

Most aid governed by the Office of Financial Aid is in the form of loans and Work-Study programs. The Ross School of Business, Medical School, Dental School D.D.S., and Law School, have separate financial aid administrations.

  • Ross School of Business: This school offers a variety of scholarships and financial aid programs to help MBA students finance their education. These opportunities are awarded based on factors such as academic achievement, leadership abilities, professional development, and financial need. In addition to notable funding including the J. Ira Harris Scholarship, the Ross Community Impact Scholarship, the McGowan Fellows Program, the Skip and Carrie Gordon Scholarship, the Leslie Adkins Endowed Scholarship, and the Zell Lurie Institute Scholarship Program, the school offers fellowships, grants, and loans as part of their financial aid offerings.
  • Rackham Graduate School: The Rackham Graduate School at U-M offers a variety of scholarships and financial aid programs to help graduate students finance their education. These opportunities take into account factors such as academic excellence, leadership ability, professional development, and financial need. Notable scholarships include the Rackham Merit Fellowship, the Rackham Public Scholarship, the Rackham Diversity Fellowship, and the Rackham Graduate Student Emergency Fund. Additionally, there are fellowships, grants, and loans.
  • School of Public Health: The U-M School of Public Health offers scholarships and financial aid programs to help students fund their education. These opportunities take into account academic excellence, leadership ability, professional development, and financial need. Notable scholarships include the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Scholars Program, the Center for Health and Environment Scholarship, the Maxine Moore Scholarship, and the Walter Block Scholarship In addition, the school offers fellowships, grants, and loans to deserving students. Their commitment to accessibility ensures the support students need to succeed academically.
  • Medical School: UMMS offers scholarships and financial aid programs to help students meet the cost of their medical education. These opportunities take into account academic excellence, leadership ability, professional development, and financial need. Notable scholarships include the Dean’s Scholarship, Departmental Scholarships, and Donor-Related Scholarships. UMMS also offers a variety of financial aid packages, including fellowships, grants, and loans, depending on individual circumstances. Their commitment to accessibility ensures that students get the support they need to succeed.


$22,021 Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded
$19,736 Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded

Masters in Movement Science and Sport Management - School of Kinesiology

Need BasedWork Study

The university provides need-based assistance in the form of federal loans and College Work Study through FAFSA.

Master of Public Health in Population and Health Sciences - Scholarships and Financial Aid

Work Study

The University of Michigan Office of Financial Aid is dedicated to supporting students by providing a range of financial resources and guidance. Their goal is to remove financial barriers and enable students to concentrate on their academic achievements. Eligible students, both incoming and continuing, can access grants, scholarships, loans, and federal work-study funds to finance their education. For continuing students, it is essential to reapply for financial aid annually. The Office of Financial Aid offers comprehensive information and options to help students make informed decisions about their financial needs during their graduate studies.

Dean's Distinguished Graduate Student Scholarship

Award

The Dean's Distinguished Graduate Student Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded competitively to new students who have achieved and have the potential to achieve a high level of academic success. The number of awards is limited.

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FAFSA for Graduate and Master’s Programs