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Other Scholarships

Looking for Competitive Scholarship Programs at SYP?
Current high school students are welcome to apply to our competitive scholarship programs, including Women in Engineering (WIE), Junior Women in Engineering (JWIE), Engineering Scholars Program (ESP), National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI), Rail and Intermodal Transportation (RIT), Women in Computer Science (WICS), and Women in Automotive Engineering (WIAE).

General Scholarships

Gratiot Lake -- Field Study in Aquatic Ecology
A scholarship for students interested in intensive, hands-on ecological studies at Gratiot Lake. Interested students must express clear interest in aquatic ecology and show strong academic performance. This course spends a week in a rustic cabin on Gratiot Lake doing sampling, observation, and other ecological projects. By donor request, preference is given to local students from the Keweenaw.

Gratiot Lake Scholarship Application

McBride Construction Scholarship
The McBride Construction Scholarship is a partial ($500) scholarship to apply toward the cost of any SYP exploration in a STEM field. This opportunity is available to 10 current 6-11th graders in the Petoskey or Harbor Springs school districts of Michigan and requires its own additional application. Please see here and contact syp@mtu.edu with any questions. 

McBride Construction Scholarship Application

Additional opportunities will be listed as they become available.


There are two kinds of discount available for SYP explorations: a multi-week discount and an alumni/staff discount. Please see the Tuition and Fees page for more details.

Don't see what you are looking for?
If none of these scholarship opportunities meet your requirements, there are several ways you can seek funding.

Talk to your school counselor. They may know more about opportunities in your area, or have the resources to find them. You can also inquire at local businesses and community organizations (Zonta, Lions Club, youth groups, etc). Community groups are often willing to help their local students achieve their aspirations.




Summer Youth Programs 1
June 17 - 23, 2018

Summer Youth Programs 2
June 24 - 30, 2018

Summer Youth Programs 3
July 8 - 14, 2018

Summer Youth Programs 4
July 15 - 21, 2018

Engineering Scholars
July 22 - July 28, 2018

Women in Computer Science
July 22 - July 28, 2018

Women in Engineering
July 29 - August 4, 2018


More 2018 dates will be announced soon!




2018 Forms & Docs





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