|Value:||Full Value: Equal to the difference between nonresident and resident tuition.|
|Partial Value: $4,000 per academic year ($2,000 per semester). Student must be enrolled at least half time to receive partial value.|
Eligibility: Undergraduate non-Michigan residents of the United States or its territories or Canada who (a) rank in the top 25% of their high school class or achieve a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.50 or higher (4.0 scale), or (b) who transfer from a post-secondary institution with a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale) and who have been enrolled full-time for at least two semesters, or (c) who do not qualify for the AEA under provisions (a) or (b) but attain a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale) after attending Michigan Tech full-time for two semesters. Applicants, who do not rank in the top 25% of their high school class or achieve a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.50 or higher, but achieve a 3.00 or higher, will receive the partial value of this award.
Exclusion: Students enrolled at Michigan Tech prior to Summer 2000 are ineligible for the AEA. Students enrolled at Michigan Tech prior to Summer 2004 are ineligible for the partial value of the AEA. Any student enrolling at Michigan Technological University, for the first time, after Summer 2006 is ineligible to receive the Academic Excellence Award. Current or previously enrolled Michigan Tech students who qualified for the Academic Excellence Award prior to Fall 2006, will be covered under Board of Control Policy 9.19. Current or previously enrolled Michigan Tech students who did not qualify for the Academic Excellence Award under Board of Control Policy 9.12 will not be eligible for the Michigan Technological University National Scholars Program. Furthermore, the Academic Excellence Award Program will be terminated at the end of the Spring Semester 2011.
|10/03/2002||Added cumulative grade point average of 3.50 or higher under eligibility, deleted effective term of summer 2000, and expanded the reinstatement requirements to factor summer GPA under renewability|
|05/09/2003||Changed the award for non-resident students with a high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher, but do not meet all of the qualifications of the AEA, to receive a partial award; eliminated the 10 semester award limitation; and rescinded GPA requirement for renewal|
|08/04/2005||Phase out of Academic Excellence Award - no longer available after Summer 2006.|
|07/15/2010||Was previously Policy 9.19. Renumbered only.|