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U-M college prep program to offer full scholarships

Students in Ypsilanti and Southfield who complete a new college-prep program being offered by the University of Michigan will get a full-ride scholarship to the university, U-M President Mark Schlissel announced today.

The program, called Wolverine Pathways, will start in January and be for residents who live in the Ypsilanti and Southfield school districts. Students do not need to be students in the Ypsilanti or Southfield public schools. Continue Reading U-M college prep program to offer full scholarships

UM announces new program to increase diversity

To increase student body diversity at the University of Michigan, President Mark Schlissel has announced an initiative that will initially develop 120 students in Southfield and Ypsilanti in a program that could eventually lead to four-year scholarships.

The program, to be known as Wolverine Pathways, will partner with the school districts to increase the number of underrepresented minority and first-generation students at the university. It will select students in the seventh and 10th grades for a year-round program that continues to their completion of 12th grade. Continue Reading UM announces new program to increase diversity

U-M launches program that could provide full scholarships to Ypsilanti, Southfield students

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel Friday announced a new college prep program that will give some Ypsilanti and Southfield seventh and 10th graders a shot at a full four-year scholarship to the Ann Arbor school.

The program is part of the university’s continued efforts to increase the population of underrepresented minorities. Continue Reading U-M launches program that could provide full scholarships to Ypsilanti, Southfield students