GEAR UP & MI Scholarships

GEAR UP Scholarship

All students in Michigan participating in the GEAR UP program are eligible for scholarships to public colleges and universities in Michigan up to $4000.

To be eligible for this scholarship you must have graduated from a GEAR UP participating high school in 2023 or later and be or plan to be attending a Michigan public college or university.

Scholarships begin to become available for the graduating class of 2023 with additional scholarships for the 2026 graduating class for which the GEAR UP program is centered.

This scholarship is now available. To apply please reach out to outreach@mtu.edu with any questions or download the application and follow the instructions therein.


Due date: April 17th, 2023

For the 2024 graduating class deadlines and information will be released in January of 2024.

Michigan Achievement Scholarship

Beginning with the high school Class of 2023, the Michigan Achievement Scholarship will be available to students in the 2023-24 school year. Attend an information session hosted by Michigan.gov. 

Michigan Scholarship Programs

In addition to the GEAR UP and MAS scholarships students in Michigan are eligible for a variety of other scholarships that can be explored by visiting the states scholarship programs page.