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  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring and/or Summer, Winter
  • Restrictions: UM applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications, please see Dates & Deadlines or contact the sponsoring office for more information.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: 1st Year (Freshman), 2nd Year (Sophomore), 3rd Year (Junior), 4th Year + (Senior), Graduate Student, Professional Student Click here for a definition of this term Experience Type: Research, Study/Education, Volunteer/Community Service, Work/Internship
Click here for a definition of this term $ Class Standing: Graduate, Undergraduate Click here for a definition of this term $ Funding use: Internship, Research, Study abroad, Volunteer/Service
Program Description:
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Mary Sue & Kenneth Coleman
Global Experience Scholarship

Overview

Kenneth and Mary Sue Coleman
Past U-M President Mary Sue Coleman
Kenneth Coleman

Past University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman wanted to ensure that more students travel abroad to experience other cultures firsthand, seek solutions to world problems and learn to thrive in a dynamic global environment. Putting significant resources behind the mission, Coleman and her husband, Kenneth M. Coleman, donated $1 million toward scholarships for U-M undergraduate and graduate students to support international study, internships, service work and other opportunities.

Eligibility

Undergraduate students in UM-sponsored study abroad programs or programs encompassing other global experiences, and students enrolled in any graduate or professional program for international experiences directly related to their degree. Applicants may be assessed on demonstrated financial need.

Selection Criteria

The University of Michigan Office of Financial Aid will review all applications and select the students who best meet this scholarship's eligibility criteria.
 

Application Procedures

Students should apply in M-Compass by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

Applications open

July 1 for Fall and Academic Year 
November 1 for Winter Term*
March 1 for Spring/Summer terms

Deadlines

July 15 for Fall and Academic Year
November 15 for Winter Term*
March 15 for Spring/Summer terms


The application requires the following: Submission of online M-Compass application form, including an explanation of your global experience, location, program information and a brief personal statement.  We also ask for a cost breakdown for Graduate students OR Undergraduates in a Non-Credit Program.
 

Scholarship recipients will be notified by

July 31 Fall Term and Academic Year (Fall/Winter Terms)
November 30 Winter Term*
March 31 Spring/Summer Terms

The number and dollar amount of the scholarships will vary, depending upon the annual income from the endowment fund.

*The application process will reopen on January 2nd with a January 15th deadline for students participating in short-term Winter programs (ie: GIEU, GCC, Ross Global Initiatives). Notification of this group will occur by January 31.

Contact Information

OFA Study Abroad Team
U-M Office of Financial Aid
2500 Student Activities Bldg, 515 E. Jefferson St
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1316
TEL: 734-763-6600 
FAX: 734-647-3081
email: finaid.abroad@umich.edu



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 07/15/2022
07/31/2022 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 07/15/2022
07/31/2022 TBA TBA

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This program is currently not accepting applications, please see Dates & Deadlines or contact the sponsoring office for more information.