Blavin Scholars

Blavin Fall Tailgate
The Blavin Scholarship and Program provides students who have experienced time in foster care with comprehensive support in navigating and maximizing their college experience as they pursue a bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan. The Blavin...
Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible for the Blavin Scholarship and 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 (...
Blavin Scholarship Application Process Infographic
The Blavin Scholars Program supports applicants who are eligible to participate in the program through the application and enrollment process. Our staff are happy to connect you with our Blavin Liaisons in Undergraduate Admissions and the Office of...
Fall Welcome 2016
The Blavin Scholars Program accepts applications from individuals who are eligible to participate in the program on a rolling basis. 
Financial Aid Office
The Blavin Scholarship complements the existing financial aid package by awarding up to $5,000 per year toward the cost of attendance at U-M. The Blavin Scholarship can be used to cover remaining expenses related to the cost of attendance as allowed...
Outreach and Recruitment Efforts
The Blavin Scholars Program is committed to increasing the awareness of all individuals about college-going opportunities for students who have experienced time in foster care. The Blavin Scholars Program Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator educates...
Blavin Scholars at Outreach and Recruitment Event
Prospective students or supportive adults interested in learning more about the Blavin Scholars Program have an exciting opportunity to attend an Outreach and Recruitment Event with the Blavin Scholars Program Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator, Emily...
Blavin Scholar Welcome Basket
Unsure what you will need during college? University Housing has prepared a What to Bring to Campus checklist of some things you may find helpful to have while on campus. The Blavin Scholars Program supports scholars with reviewing the checklist and...
Blavin Scholar Graduate
Undergraduate Admissions offers helpful information to prospective students as they prepare to apply to U-M.  The Preparing Yourself for College, a year-by-year planning guide, highlights activities that prospective students might do on throughout high...
Blavin Scholar Graduate with Amy Blavin
In this video from the School of Literature, Science, and Arts, Blavin Scholar Personna Hover (B.A. '13) reflects on her experience coming to the University of Michigan as a transfer student. She shares what she did to go the extra mile to make her...
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It's never too early to start planning for further education.  As a high school or transfer student, there are a number of resources available to help you prepare for college!  Learn more about programs on college campuses around the state, such as the...
Blavin Scholars at Event
There are a variety of resources available locally, statewide, and nationwide to support students who have experienced time in foster care.