U-M Club of Greater Northville: Scholarship Information

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The U-M Club of Greater Northville considers the awarding of scholarships to area students one of its highest priorities.  Since 1991, the Club has aided 245 students with $183,000. In 2024, we awarded six $1,000 scholarships to outstanding high school seniors from west metro Detroit. Learn more about past scholarship recipients.

HOW TO APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP

Who is eligible?

  • High school seniors
  • Admitted to one of the three U-M campuses (Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Flint)
  • Living in west metro Detroit within the boundaries of the U-M Club of Greater Northville (see application for list of eligible ZIP Codes)

Deadline for 2024 scholarship applications was March 31, 2024. Information for 2025 will be posted in January 2025.

The requirements for 2024 are described here, however, this information may change in 2025.

Applications will be accepted online: Click Here to Apply 

The application requires you to answer some basic questions and to upload a document (word or PDF) to answer these two prompts: 

1. Community Involvement: Please list any volunteer activities or leadership roles.

2. Application Essay: Based on your personal unique experiences, why is the University of Michigan the perfect fit for you? (up to 250 words)

The deadline and list of eligible communities/ZIP Codes are included on the application form.

To contact us directly about our program and your application, please email scholarship chairperson Heather Salamay at [email protected].

Learn about FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

 

HOW TO GIVE TO LOCAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

If you are like most alumni, being a Wolverine has made a lasting impression and created a lifelong quest for excellence. Now you can help others in their quest for excellence. Since 1991, the U-M Club of Greater Northville has been helping students chase their dreams by providing scholarships to help cover the cost of a University of Michigan education. Scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors residing in west metro Detroit who demonstrate outstanding ability in leadership, scholarship, and activities.  These scholarships make a difference in the lives and academic careers of students. Here are some comments from past recipients.

“I cannot wait to seize the opportunities U-M has to offer. I hope that in the future I can be as helpful to others as you have been to me.”    Margaret, Class of 2020

“This scholarship has lightened my financial burden, allowing me to focus more on my studies. Thank you! I will work hard to honor your scholarship.”   Aylin, Class of 2019

“I plan to pursue a degree in Aerospace Engineering and a career of doing what I love. Your financial assistance moves me closer to this goal.”  Nathan, Class of 2017

With your financial support, we can ensure that many more young men and women are able to receive an outstanding education at the University of Michigan.

Please give today! Make a tax-deductible gift to the University of Michigan Club of Greater Northville Scholarship Fund.

  • Donate online.
  • Donate by mail by downloading the scholarship Donation Form (PDF) and following the instructions.

If you have questions, please contact the club by email at [email protected].

 

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