The Detroit Promise
The University of Olivet partnered with Detroit Promise in 2023 to provide up to the full cost of tuition for qualified full-time, residential students. The award is funded through a combination of The University of Olivet scholarships and grants, federal aid and state grants, based on eligibility and the Detroit Promise scholarship. Students must live in Detroit for all four years of high school and attend all four years and graduate from a high school in Detroit. (This can be any combination of Detroit high schools for all four years.)
The Lansing Promise
Qualified full-time, residential students will be awarded the The University of Olivet Lansing Promise Grant, which is awarded through a combination of The University of Olivet scholarships and grants, federal aid and state grants, based on eligibility and the Lansing Promise foundation scholarship. Participating high schools are Eastern, Everett, J.W. Sexton and Lansing Catholic.
The Kalamazoo Promise
The Kalamazoo Promise, a partner of The University of Olivet since 2014, provides scholarships for eligible graduates of the Kalamazoo Public School system. Recipients of this scholarship must be a full-time, residential student and maintain a 2.0 GPA. The amount of the award is based on the length of attendance and residency in the Kalamazoo Public School system.
New Michigander Award
The award is up to $5,000 per year and is given to students who are nonresidents of Michigan. Students must also have at least a 2.5 GPA to qualify. The amount varies and is renewable for up to four years.
A $2,000 grant to Canadian students for the current U.S. exchange rate difference.
International Student Grant
International students are eligible for a grant up to $18,000. Renewable over four years.