Domestic students can apply for financial aid by contacting The Office of
Scholarships and Financial Aid (OSFA). The CMU Office of Scholarships and
Financial Aid (OSFA) finds resources from the university, federal, state, and
private agencies making it possible for students of all financial backgrounds to
For more information and assistance please visit the website: http://financialaid.cmich.edu/
International Students and Domestic Students:
International graduate students are eligible to apply for the following:
1. Graduate Assistantships (GA)
The College of Business Administration offers graduate assistantships to
qualified full-time students. Graduate assistants may be employed in one of the
departments of the College: Accounting, Business Information
Systems, Finance and Law, Management, Marketing and Hospitality Services
Administration. GA positions are very competitive and individuals holding these
positions are normally assigned to support faculty research.
For more information on Graduate Assistantships in the College of Business
this link for a Word document explaining the application process.
print the GA Application click this link.
2. Diversity Fellowships
Diversity Fellowships are administered by the College of Graduate Studies and
are awarded to master's students for the entire academic year. More detailed
fellowship information and fellowship application materials are available on the
College of Graduate Studies website ( http://grad.cmich.edu/internat.htm).
The deadline for submission of all materials is February 6.
3. Diversity Assistantships
Diversity assistantships are awarded on the basis of need and merit and are
administered by the College of Graduate Studies. These assistantships are
awarded for a period of two years. There are no application deadline.
Further details and application forms are available on the College of
Graduate Studies website ( http://grad.cmich.edu/internat.htm).
4. Out-of-State Tuition Merit Awards
This award grants in-state (Michigan resident) tuition to students admitted
to a CMU graduate program. It is granted automatically by the College of
Graduate Studies; no application is necessary.
For more information on requirements to be met, visit: http://www.grad.cmich.edu/domestic.htm#FAOPTIONS
5. Legacy Tuition Program
Children and grandchildren of Central Michigan University alumni who live
outside Michigan are eligible to attend CMU for in-state tuition rates through
the university's alumni legacy program.
For more information visit the website: http://www.alumni.cmich.edu/alum-legacy.asp
6. On-Campus Employment
On-Campus jobs are available, but must be applied for after arrival at CMU.
International students may work up to 20 hours per week when classes are in
session and up to 40 hours per week when they are not.
For on-campus jobs availability, visit: http://ses.cmich.edu/