LTU awards hundreds of competitive scholarships to high-achieving freshmen and transfer students each year. In addition to merit-based scholarships, there are also opportunities for private, portfolio, and athletic scholarships. Incoming freshmen are highly encouraged to participate in the annual Scholarship Competition.  

LTU regulations restrict the total amount of institutional aid a student can receive, this includes; merit scholarships, athletic scholarships and any other combination of institutional scholarships or aid. Students are only eligible to receive one merit based scholarship.  

Freshmen students - once you have been admitted to Lawrence Tech, we'll automatically review your transcripts and test scores to see if you're eligible for any of our merit-based scholarship awards based on the following eligibility requirements. Students are only eligible for one merit based scholarship or the Raise.me micro-scholarships. Merit based freshman scholarships, Raise.me micro-scholarships and private and portfolio scholarships are only offered to new incoming students in the fall semester.  The following types of students are not eligible to receive merit based scholarships: students returning to LTU, students who change entry terms.

Freshman Scholarships Eligibility

Donley Scholarship
Full tuition, room, board, books and fees for 4 years

  • High school GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • ACT score of 26 or higher SAT score of 1240 or higher
  • Major in the College of Engineering
  • First-generation student, with an emphasis on gender and ethnicity
  • Application required - Log in with username and password previously created for admissions application 
  • Deadline February 1st

Buell Honor
Full tuition for four years

  • High school GPA of 3.8 or higher
  • Outstanding ACT or SAT (M+ERW)
  • Highly selective and competitive
  • Application required -Log in with username and password previously created for admissions application 
  • Deadline February 1st

Presidential
$16,000 annually
($64,000 for eight semesters)

  • High school GPA of 3.8 or higher
  • ACT score of 30 or higher / SAT score of 1390 (M+ERW) or higher
  • Competitive scholarship
  • Reviewed upon submission of enrollment deposit
  • Deadline March 1st

Elite
$14,000 annually
($56,000 for eight semesters)

  • High school GPA of 3.6 or higher
  • ACT score of 28 or higher / SAT score of 1310 (M+ERW) or higher
  • Competitive scholarship
  • Reviewed upon submission of enrollment deposit
  • Deadline March 1st

Pre-eminent
$12,000 annually
($48,000 for eight semesters)

  •  High school GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • ACT score of 26 or higher / SAT score of 1240 (M+ERW) or higher
  • Deadline March 1st

University Honor
$10,000 annually
($40,000 for eight semesters)

  • High school GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • ACT score of 25 or higher / SAT score of 1200 (M+ERW) or higher
  • Deadline March 1st

Trustee
$6,000 annually
($24,000 for eight semesters)

  •  High school GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • ACT score of 24 or higher / SAT score of 1160 (M+ERW) or higher
  • Deadline March 1st

OR

Raise.me

Lawrence Tech is proud to partner with Raise.me to offer 9th-12th graders the opportunity to easily earn scholarship dollars for achievements such as earning an A, participating in a co-curricular activity, taking an AP or IB course, or visiting our campus. 

  • 9-12th Graders
  • Raise.me scholarship cannot be combine with any above LTU merit offer
  • Deadline: February 1st 
  • Sign up now to see what you've already earned
  • More details and FAQ
Students pursuing a Masters of Architectural Engineering, Masters of Architecture or a Dual Degree in Civil Engineering & Architecture may be entitled to an additional year of funding. To be considered for this additional scholarship, students are a required to maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA in LTU coursework. Additional requirements may apply, please see the Office of Financial Aid. This award is for one year (two semesters) of graduate level coursework only.

A full explanation of scholarship policies is available on the Office of Financial Aid website here

Transfer students - once you have been admitted to Lawrence Tech, we'll automatically review your transcripts for transfer credit and merit scholarships. Students are only eligible for merit based scholarships in the fall semester and are only offered to new incoming students. The following types of transfer students are not eligible to receive merit based scholarships: students returning to LTU, students who change entry terms. Based on your cumulative GPA and transfer credit, we'll look to see if you're eligible for any of our merit-based scholarship awards based on the following eligibility requirements:  

Transfer Scholarships Eligibility

Pre-eminent
$12,000 annually
($24,000 for four semesters)

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.8 or higher
  • Transfer of 60 semester hours or more
  • Deadline May 1st

University Honor
$10,000 annually
($40,000 for eight semesters)

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.6 or higher
  • Transfer of 24 semester hours or more
  • Deadline May 1st

Trustee
$4,500 annually
($18,000 for eight semesters)

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Transfer of 12 semester hours or more
  • Deadline May 1st
OR

Raise.me 

Lawrence Tech is proud to partner with Raise.me to offer transfer students the opportunity to easily earn scholarship dollars for achievements such as earning an A, participating in an co-curricular activity, volunteering in your community, or visiting campus. 

  • Transfer Students 
  • Raise.me scholarship cannot be combine with any above LTU merit offer
  • Sign up now to see what you've already earned
  • More details and FAQ
  • Deadline is April 1st

Private and Portfolio Scholarships 

Phi Theta Kappa
To be considered for this scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Admitted transfer student at Lawrence Tech for Fall 2020 (must enroll immediately following two-year college)
  • Phi Theta Kappa member
  • College GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • 24 hours of transfer credit
  • Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Application and essay describing how attending a community college has prepared you for the transition to a four-year university submitted by June 1st

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Application - Log in with username and password previously created for the admissions application 

Five Images Scholarship Award Program - CoAD Portfolio Scholarship
To be considered for this scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

  • New incoming freshman or transfer student accepted into at of the College of Architecture & Design's undergraduate degree programs (Architecture, Interior Architecture, Game Art, Graphic Design, Industrial Design)
  • Submit up to 5 images of creative work in pdf or jpeg format for static work and gif, mov or other appropriate formats for dynamic work
  • Images may be hand or digitally generated, dynamic or static
  • Must submit works before deadline outlined in the Scholarship Award Criteria website linked below

    Scholarship Award Criteria 
Students pursuing a Masters of Architectural Engineering, Masters of Architecture, Dual Degree in Civil Engineering & Architecture or a Master of Computer Science 4+1 may be entitled to an additional year of funding. To be considered for this additional scholarship, students are a required to maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA in LTU coursework. Additional requirements may apply, please see the Office of Financial Aid. This award is for one year (two semesters) of graduate level coursework only.

A full explanation of scholarship policies is available on the Office of Financial Aid website here

Aside from merit-based scholarships, there are also a variety of portfolio and private scholarships that you may be eligible for. Scroll through the list below for eligibility requirements for each scholarship opportunity. For more private scholarship opportunities, please visit our Financial Aid page. Please contact the Office of Admissions at 248.204.3160 if you have questions!

Five Images Scholarship Award Program - CoAD Portfolio Scholarship

  • New incoming freshman or transfer student accepted into at of the College of Architecture & Design's undergraduate degree programs (Architecture, Interior Architecture, Game Art, Graphic Design, Industrial Design)
  • Submit up to 5 images of creative work in pdf or jpeg format for static work and gif, mov or other appropriate formats for dynamic work
  • Images may be hand or digitally generated, dynamic or static
  • Must submit works before deadline outlined in the Scholarship Award Criteria website linked below

Scholarship Award Criteria 

LTU Blue Devil Partnership Scholarship
To be considered for this scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

  • 2020 graduate of one of the following high schools:
    • West Bloomfield High School
    • Southfield Public Schools -- Southfield for The Arts & Technology, Southfield Regional Academic Campus, or University Middle & High School Academics
    • New Haven High School
    • Detroit Public Schools (excludes private and charter schools)Admitted first-year student at Lawrence Tech for Fall 2020
  • Completed FAFSA on file for every year this scholarship is utilized
  • Submission of the following by May 1st:
    • 500-word essay describing your career goals
    • LTU Blue Devil Partnership Scholarship Application

Notes:
*Students who receive this scholarship are not eligible to receive any additional merit, athletic, or LTU funded scholarships.
*Scholarship funds are for tuition use only.

LTU Blue Devil Partnership Scholarship Application Log in with username and password previously created for admissions application 

FIRST Robotics Scholarship
To be considered for this scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Admitted first-year student at Lawrence Tech for Fall 2020
  • FIRST team member
  • Submission of the following by April 1st:
    • 500-word essay describing your FIRST experience and career goals
    • Letter of recommendation from one of your FIRST adult mentors
    • FIRST Robotics Scholarship Application

FIRST Robotics Scholarship Application - Log in with username and password previously created for the admissions application 

Robofest Scholarship
To be considered for this scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Admitted first-year student at Lawrence Tech for Fall 2020
  • Robofest team member
  • Submission of the following by April 1st:
    • 400-word essay describing your Robofest experience and career goals
    • Letter of recommendation from one of your Robofest adult coaches or mentors
    • Robofest Scholarship Application

Robofest Scholarship Application - Log in with username and password previously created for the admissions application 

VEX Robotics Scholarship
To be considered for this scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Admitted first-year student at Lawrence Tech for Fall 2020
  • Active VEX team member
  • Submission of the following by April 1st:
    • 500-word essay describing your VEX experience and your career goals
    • Letter of recommendation from one of your VEX adult mentors
    • VEX Robotics Scholarship Application

VEX Robotics Scholarship Application - Log in with username and password previously created for the admissions application 

OCCRA Scholarship
To be considered for this scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Admitted first-year student at Lawrence Tech for Fall 2020
  • OCCRA team member
  • Submission of the following by April 1st:
    • 500-word essay describing your OCCRA experience and career goals
    • Letter of recommendation from one of your OCCRA adult mentors
    • OCCRA Scholarship Application
OCCRA Scholarship Application Log in with username and password previously created for the admissions application 

Project Lead the Way
To be considered for this scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Admitted first-year student at Lawrence Tech for Fall 2020
  • Submission of the PLTW Scholarship Application by April 1st
  • Completion of the following eligible courses with a grade of "B" or better: 
Engineering  
LTU Majors: PLTW Courses:
Biomedical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Embedded Software Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Robotics Engineering
Introduction to Engineering Design
Principles of Engineering
Digital Electronics

Biomedical Sciences 
LTU Majors: PLTW Courses:
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Biology
Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry
Molecular & Cell Biology
Psychology
Principles of Biomedical Science
Human Body Systems
Medical Interventions
Biomedical Innovation

PLTW Scholarship Application - Log in with username and password previously created for the admissions application 

DECA Scholarship

To be considered for this scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Admitted first-year student in the College of Business & Information Technology at Lawrence Tech for Fall 2020
  • Active DECA participant
  • Submission of the following by April 1st:
    • 500-word essay describing your DECA experience and your career goals
    • DECA Scholarship Application

DECA Scholarship Competition Application - Log in with username and password previously created for the admissions application 

Eagle Scout Scholarship
To be considered for this scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Admitted first-year student at Lawrence Tech for Fall 2020
  • Achieved Eagle Scout status
  • Eagle Scout Scholarship Application and copy of Eagle Scout Card submitted by April 1st
Eagle Scout Scholarship Application - Log in with username and password previously created for the admissions application 

Girl Scouts Gold Scholarship
To be considered for this scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Admitted first-year student at Lawrence Tech for Fall 2020
  • Achieved Girl Scout Gold Award status
  • Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship Application and copy of Girl Scout Gold Award submitted by April 1st
Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship Application Log in with username and password previously created for the admissions application 

Scholarship Competition

Scholarship Competition winners will earn up to $4,000 per year for four years toward your education at Lawrence Tech. This is in addition to any academic scholarship for which you may qualify, total awards not to exceed full tuition.

How to Participate in Lawrence Tech’s Scholarship Competition:

This competition is open to accepted Fall 2020 High School Senior students.

1. Apply to Lawrence Tech, if you haven’t already: www.ltu.edu/apply.asp.

2. Write a 500 word response to the following topic and submit the essay through this portalby February 1, 2020. This essay is in addition to the required personal essay for admission.

Innovation is a hallmark of a Lawrence Technological University education. Choose a person whose innovations have inspired you. Explain why that person was successful and how his or her innovation is helpful to society. What characteristics of the innovator would you like to incorporate into your own life?

3. The writers of the best essays will be invited to attend the Scholarship Competition. There are three dates available to attend the competition. Please note that no exceptions will be made.

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
Competition Schedule
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Blue and White Day
12 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch and housing tour
1:15 p.m. Registration and competition check-in
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Welcome and assessment 

Friday, February 28, 2020
Friday, March 6, 2020

Competition Schedule
8:30 a.m. Registration and check-in
9:00 a.m-10:00 a.m. Welcome and Assessment
10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Blue and White Day Presentation
10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Campus Tour 
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m. Lunch

 

4. If selected for the competition, you will receive a RSVP form which will reserve your spot for the competition. 

For more information, please email scholarship@ltu.edu, or contact the Office of Admissions at 248.204.3160

Scholarship upgrades are based on available funding. The Scholarship Upgrade Appeal Form is available by clicking here.  You will log in with the username and password previously created for your admissions application

Please complete the form below if any of the following apply to you:
  • You are a freshmen student who has retaken the ACT or SAT and received a higher score. 
  • You are a freshmen student whose high school GPA has increased.
  • You are a transfer student whose cumulative college GPA increased.
  • You are a transfer student who is receiving additional transfer credit.
  • You are a student who qualifies for a Lawrence Tech Merit Scholarship, it has been more than two weeks since you were admitted, and you have not received a scholarship notice in the mail.
In addition to completing this form, we must also receive official copies of your test scores and/or transcripts by February 1. If we do not receive the official copy, we will not review your appeal.

Scholarship upgrades are not guaranteed and are based on available funding. Students who have signed an Athletic Letter of Intent and scholarship agreement form are not eligible for scholarship upgrades.