Student Opportunities

MassMutual Financial Group Scholarship

MassMutual Scholars is a national scholarship program for high-achieving college students of African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Hispanic descent interested in pursuing careers in the insurance and financial services industry.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Plan to attend a degree-seeking program, full-time at a U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam during the 2013-2014 academic year
  • Entering sophomore, junior, senior, or 5th-year senior year in pursuit of an undergraduate degree
  • Students of all majors will be considered
  • Preference will be given to students who demonstrate: an interest in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry., leadership and participation in extracurricular activiites
  • Must apply for FASFA

The scholarship application is available from Jan. 3 - May 3.

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University of Michigan Summer Enrichment and Practical Experience Program

The Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP) at the University of Michigan School of Public Health (UM-SPH) is a 10-week residential summer program that encourages underrepresented college students to consider careers in public health. Participants will receive leadership training, orientation to the public health disciplines, and real-world public health experience.

The Program

FPHLP begins in the last week of May and ends August 2, 2013. The program includes:

  • Orientation to public health at the University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • A 3-day retreat at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA
  • On-campus housing
  • Stipend of $3,000 distributed equally over the summer
  • Round-trip transportation from your home to Ann Arbor, MI
  • Opportunity to meet, interact, and engage with diverse public health practitioners and faculty
  • Engaged mentorship to guide you in the field of public health, public health careers, and the graduate school application process
  • Field experience and hands-on learning
  • Public health career exploration
  • Group learning at UM-SPH, including seminars, lectures and workshops


Students that qualify for participation in the program include:

  • Students who have completed at least two years (or equivalent ) of undergraduate study from an accredited college or university in the U.S., Puerto Rico, or other U.S. territory
  • Note: Students with an Associate's Degree must provide proof of acceptance into a 4-year institution
  • Recent college graduates (after April 2012) who have not been accepted into a graduate program (including medical school) also qualify
  • U.S. citizen, permanent resident or U.S. National
  • African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, persons with disabilities, and economically disadvantaged individuals are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Minimum 2.7 GPA (good academic standing) is recommended