The Office of Prestigious Awards and Fellowships provides undergraduate students with a range of services to maximize their candidacy for nationally competitive awards, fellowships, and scholarships. We actively promote awareness of scholarship and fellowship opportunities and provide individual mentoring to help students prepare their applications. Our goal is to connect UM applicants with resources that will enable each student to submit the strongest, most complete impression of his or her candidacy. Information on many major awards can be found on this website and in the 2015-2016 Prestigious Awards and Fellowships Booklet.

Couldn't make it to the 2015 Prestigious Awards & Fellowships Reception and Q&A with Fellowships Alumni Panel? View the video here.

Thinking About Applying

The experience of applying for a nationally competitive award results in a self-exploration and personal discovery that will enhance your education, wherever your future studies and career interests may lead you.
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Upcoming Events and Important Deadlines

Check the deadline dates for the awards that interest you and keep informed of upcoming scholarship info sessions and other Prestigious Awards events.
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UM Scholar Achievements

Learn about UM students who have been successful in various fellowship and award competitions.
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For UM Faculty

Find guidance on writing letters of recommendation for nationally competitive awards and refer potential scholars to the Prestigious Awards office.
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