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Centralis Scholarship Competition

All Centralis Scholarship recipients are admitted to the CMU Honors Program as part of their scholarship package. There are two levels of awards:

Centralis Scholar Award

  • Awarded to high school seniors.
  • Award includes admission to the CMU Honors Program, full tuition (33 credits per year), fees, and room and board for four years and a $5,000 study away award.

Centralis Gold Award

  • Awarded to high school seniors.
  • Award includes admission to the CMU Honors Program, full tuition (33 credits per year) and a $5,000 study away award.

Frequently Asked Questions

All high school seniors who have been admitted to the university and who have a minimum high school GPA of 3.7 are eligible to compete. 


The Centralis Scholarship Competition for the 2022-2023 academic year has concluded.

In order to compete in the Centralis Scholarship Competition, students must first apply and be admitted to CMU. Admitted applicants will receive a link to apply to the Centralis Scholarship Competition.

 

Scholarship recipients for the 2022-2023 academic year were notified on January 21, 2022.

Yes! Honors Program Regular Admission review begins March 1, 2022 and continues on a rolling basis until August 15, 2022 for the 2022-23 academic year. There is no standardized test score required. Applications will be reviewed, holistically, with emphasis on academic strengths and potential, leadership and involvement, community engagement, critical thinking and creativity, passion and commitment, and alignment with Honors Program core values.

Regular Admission

Your goal in completing the creative piece is to distinguish yourself from the other applicants. This is your opportunity to introduce yourself to the review committee, as you wish, and to make your case for why you should be selected to join the Honors community.

Please contact us at honors@cmich.edu. A member of the Honors Program staff will be happy to answer your questions.