Donor-Funded Scholarships

NMU Student Flexible Aid Fund

The NMU Student Flexible Aid Fund was established in 2011 with proceeds from the first annual Blueberry Classic Golf Outing. The Fund is designed to be a financial resource for needy students who experience unexpected financial challenges (such as medical expenses, day care, car repairs and other expenses not covered by traditional sources of financial aid) that would make it difficult to focus on their education and graduate in a timely manner.

Amount:
2015 2016 - Awards will be no less than $100 but no more than $2,000 and will be awarded once per student per year. Other award amounts may be considered on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Director of Financial Aid (or a designee).
Class status:
prefer Junior, Senior
GPA minimum:
Require 2.0
Full-time:
Required
Financial need:
Required
Additional Requirements
Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress standards as outlined at www.nmu.edu/finaidsap Qualifying Expenses: Students can submit a one-time request for assistance from this fund for unanticipated expenses that impact their ability to continue their education. Following are examples of the types of expenses and required documentation that will be considered for support from this fund: -Out-of-pocket medical expenses (copy of medical bill) -Auto repair expenses (copy of repair bill) -Daycare expenses (daycare provider's state license & letter from daycare provider with estimated costs) - Other requests for temporary, emergency expenses will be considered on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Director of Financial Aid (or his designee).
Additional Preferences:
GPA: Must be in good academic standing.

If you are interested in learning more about how to apply for Donor-funded scholarships go to the NMU Financial Aid website.