Blavin Scholars

To be eligible for the Blavin Scholars Program applicants must:

  • Have experienced time in foster care after 13th birthday
  • Be accepted to the University of Michigan Ann Arbor as a first-time freshman or transfer student
  • Be a Michigan resident (eligible for in-state tuition)
  • Demonstrate financial need each year via the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Be seeking an undergraduate degree 
  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • Agree to participate in the Blavin Scholars Program
  • Scholarship and program eligibility are NOT restricted by current age or current foster care or permanency status

If you have questions about the eligibility requirements or will be eligible for the program in the future and want to learn more, contact Miriam Connolly, Blavin Scholars Program Director for more information.