Central Michigan University has quite a unique take on merit scholarships. While the university is based in Michigan, United States, there is no shortage of applications that floods in for their maroon and gold merit-based scholarships.
Since this university actually can provide work-study programs or work-on-site programs for students to work on site at the Central Michigan University campus, this means joining a family of faculty, and staff and students who embrace lifelong learning. The community just wants to see individuals reach the success they are capable of, along with gaining a higher learning education, the right amount of research, productive creative endeavors and community volunteerism that contributes to the greater good of society.
As a matter of fact, Central Michigan University helps alumni to become employed on campus. Anywhere from about 3,000 in total from part time to full time faculty and staff are on site. Then roughly because the numbers vary year to year, around 2,000 students arrive via admissions every year.
This institution is considered an AA/EO community. This follows the basic rules and guidelines that strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. Central Michigan University does not and will not ever discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, or sex-based stereotypes.
- Eligible students would need to have a decent high school grade point average (3.2 or above)
- Eligible students would need incredible SAT/ACT scores to submit with their scholarship application
- Both male and female student are eligible to apply
- This is an out-of-state merit tuition scholarship, so that means domestic students will not be awarded this scholarship if they decide to submit. Only international or from a different state within the United States will be awarded
- Students will either have to provide a verbal score exam or take one upon being accepted to Central Michigan University and their is a certain level that each student has to pass before they are considered a student of the institution
- There is a minimum MAT score request from this university
- Open to graduate students who graduate from an institution from outside of the United States of America
This university does expect a number of exam and test scores to be above average or considered a B+ on the United States grading scale. Around 5 or more test scores will be needed to be presented with this scholarship application.
All international students are required to present or take the ‘Proof of English Proficiency’ test. Which has to be considered either far above fair or exceptional since all courses and programs will be taught in English. So it is suggested that all international students have at least a B- understanding within the English language.
How to Apply
The best way to apply first off, is to be accepted to Central Michigan University. That’s the very first step all applicants should take. Otherwise, applying for the out-of-state scholarship will not garner or produce anything other than their application being tossed or ignored.
If any student needs help with how to submit or request this scholarship, they should contact the phone number that is provided on this page.
Afterwards, when the student or applicant has successfully received the go ahead to apply for this scholarship award, they can create a zip-file of all of their exams and tests they have successfully passed, along with the tests that are mentioned in the eligible section that need to be attached.
If there is any test scores missing, admissions will ask that the student send them in, since it will be considered an ‘incomplete scholarship application.’
Reward – Extra Benefits
Depending on how well received an applicants academic excellence is received by the panel of judges, students have been awarded anything from 25% coverage of their 4-year tuition, or a full 70% coverage of all tuition throughout a 4-year university career. This would have to equal out per student to receive 30 new credits per academic year.
The real opportunity attached to this scholarship is that as long as students keep climbing from year to year (for example, going from freshmen to junior would raise the amount received in funds). So, yes, a student could receive a full coverage that equals out to $40,000 by their 4th and final year of college.
This is for out-of-state students only. No domestic students who reside in Michigan or have ties with the state. International students will receive priority over others.
Students should check with admissions if they have any further questions.
There are three deadline official dates for this scholarship. One takes place in Winter, Spring, and Fall. The typical seasonal semester times that’s required of students to attend. So if a student wants to attend the Fall season, they should apply in the previous Spring.
The same goes for if a student wants to pursue their college on-site attendance during the Winter, then they should apply in the previous Fall semester.
Open Window Submission Time Frame
There are three stable open window submission time frames available. They are:
- Between the Winter 2021 deadline – Spring 2022 deadline
- Between the Spring 2022 deadline – Fall 2022 deadline
- Between the Fall 2022 deadline – Winter 2022 deadline
This just follows the traditional seasonal college semesters for when students can arrive to attend school on-site.
All applicants should be considered enrolled beforehand, or have receiver an acceptance letter to the university before applying for this specific scholarship.
The is an annual scholarship that has a few different deadline dates and submission open window dates available.
All possible applicants that are interested in this scholarship should decide at which part of the seasonal semester that are available to apply to, they would want to choose. This is the biggest and most important decision they should focus on first, and then apply accordingly.
All potential students should check the Central Michigan University’s main page to see if any deadline changes have been announced, changed, or delayed since this did happen last year.