The University of Toledo
Terms and Conditions
Michigan Initiative Award
This award is available to graduate students who are regularly admitted to a degree program (excluding EMBA, Law, Doctor
of Pharmacy, M.D. program, MSBS-Medical Sciences program, and Physician Assistant program) entering any semester
from one of the following Michigan counties: Hillsdale, Lenawee, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw or Wayne. The award is
available for those courses listed on the student's current Graduate Plan of Study, which is required to be submitted to COGS
after the first semester of attendance. This award is not available for any graduate student already receiving a graduate
assistantship from the University.
This scholarship is equal to the Graduate out-of-state tuition surcharge, up to a maximum of 9 credit hours per
semester. Additional credit hours maybe allowed with academic program and College of Graduate Studies approval.
Acceptance of the Michigan Initiative Award could affect other financial aid such as student loans. It is the student’s
responsibility to contact the Office of Financial Aid at to inquire about the
potential impact of an award or if they have any questions.
This award is renewable for 8 semesters, after which time you will be required to submit a Financial Aid Satisfactory
Academic Progress (SAP-POS) form to the Scholarship Office in financial aid before receiving the award in future
The scholarship refers to graduate level courses only and cannot be applied to any undergraduate courses, audited
courses, or repeated courses, even if listed on plan of study.
Students receiving the Michigan Initiative Award must maintain a 3.0 GPA during their graduate studies to continue
receiving the award in future semesters.
Eligibility Requirements: Student has to have resided in one of the following counties for 12 consecutive months
prior to the first day of the first term of enrollment: Hillsdale, Lenawee, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw or Wayne
Renewal Criteria: Academically eligible students (3.0 GPA or higher) are automatically renewed for this award for
8 semesters. If you do not register for a fall or spring semester, please contact the College of Graduate Studies to
determine continued eligibility. Please note: Summer semester is not automatic. You will be required to complete a
summer financial aid application for the award to cover summer registration - this can be done by logging into your
MyUT account, under the student tab, in the section labeled "My Financial Aid" and click on the summer aid
application. At this point, the application will prompt you to select whether you need scholarship only (Michigan
Initiative) or all financial aid (requires FAFSA).
Please check the box below, sign and submit to the College of Graduate Studies. This application can be emailed,
mailed, faxed or hand delivered to: The University of Toledo, 2801 W Bancroft, Toledo, OH 43606,, fax 419.530.4724.
I have read and understand the terms of this award. By signing and submitting this form, I am agreeing to the
terms of this award. I have resided in Hillsdale, Lenawee, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw or Wayne County for
the past 12 consecutive months beginning with my first term of registration. I understand that if
I relocate from
this county it is my responsibility to notify the College of Graduate Studies immediately.
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