Graduate Financial Options

Recognizing that not all students will receive funding from an employer to pursue their graduate degree, the College of Business wants to make students aware of funding options. In addition to the application everyone will be required to submit a resume and recommendation letter. Some of the other scholarships require additional statements.

  • Graduate Assistantships

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    Students who are not currently employed or employed full-time may wish to look into the availability of graduate assistantships as a desirable form of financial assistance. For a full-time GA appointment, the University provides a tuition scholarships for up to 18 credit hours in each academic year in addition to other benefits. Find out more details about graduate assistantships. You can locate and apply for open GA positions on the EMU Employment website.
  • Loans

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    Domestic students may pursue financial aid in the form of federally-funded student loans. Students must first complete the FAFSA, indicate EMU as the school, wait for the loan application to be processed, and, if approved, accept the loan via the my.emich account “student” tab. Visit EMU’s Office of Financial Aid website for more information.
  • Payment Plan

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    The University offers a payment plan option that will break the bill into equal installments over the semester. There is a minimal set-up fee for the payment plan per semester. For more information about the payment plan, visit the Student Business Services website.

Scholarships

The College of Business and the individual departments in the College have endowed scholarships that are available to students meeting specific criteria. The deadline for submitting applications is March 1st, 2021, with awards being applied to during the 21-22 academic year. In addition to the application everyone will be required to submit a resume and recommendation letter. Some scholarships may require additional statements. Please note that you will apply for department specific scholarships using the links provided under each department. 

General Graduate Scholarship Application

International students admitted into their first master’s program with a high cumulative bachelor’s degree GPA may receive automatic consideration for scholarships. Restrictions apply. Find out more information about international student scholarships on the international graduate tuition website.

Priority application deadlines must be followed for scholarship consideration and eligibility. Visit the Graduate School financial assistance website for more information about scholarships. 

Departmental Scholarships

The following scholarships are also available for College of Business students from the individual departments and you can apply for them by filling out the online application above.

Accounting and Finance

ACC/FIN Scholarship Application

Management

MGMT Scholarship Application

Marketing

MKTG Scholarship Application

Externally Funded Sources

Visit our Office of Financial Aid website for information on other external scholarships.

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