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Michigan Competitive Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsored by Government of Michigan

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 100

The Michigan Competitive Scholarship is available to undergraduate students pursuing their first degree and is based on both financial need and merit. To be considered, a student must take the SAT (Class of 2017 and beyond) prior to entering college and achieve a qualifying score of at least 1200.


A) Student must provide their Social Security number to MI Student Aid by their senior year in high school.

B) Achieve a qualifying SAT score of at least 1200 prior to entering college.

C) Possess a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent.

D) Demonstrate financial need.

E) Enroll at least half-time.

F) Be a Michigan resident since July 1 of the previous calendar year. If a dependent student, parent must also be a Michigan resident since July 1 of the previous calendar year.

G) Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or approved refugee.

H) Not be incarcerated.

I) For renewal, maintain a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0.

J) For renewal, must meet institution's Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy.

K) Not be in default on a Federal/State student loan.

Go to Scholarship Application