The Sidney J. and Irene Shipman Scholarship

Established in 1995 through a bequest from the estate of Dr. Sidney J. Shipman, 1917 AB, 1919 MD and Irene Shipman.

Purpose: To provide incentive merit scholarships for talented prospective undergraduate students admitted to the University of Michigan.

Eligibility: Prospective students of high academic achievement who have been admitted as first year undergraduates will be nominated for consideration through the Admissions process. Academic achievement will be determined on the basis of a set standard of high school grade point average and SAT/ACT test scores. Exceptional talent in the arts and sciences will also be considered in the nomination process.

Additional Benefits:
Special housing in Shipman Hall
Membership in the Shipman Society student organization
Fall welcome reception with senior faculty and administrators
Opportunities to serve on University committees

Number: Fifteen Shipman Scholarships will be awarded annually
Tenure: Four years maximum
Deadlines: Prospective nominees must be admitted to the University of Michigan no later than January 15. Recipients will be notified by March 30
Procedure:Fifty (50) semi-finalists will be selected for consideration through the Admissions process. No separate application is required. All semi-finalists will be invited to Ann Arbor for a personal interview.
Selection:A committee of University of Michigan faculty and administrators will select the Shipman Scholarship finalists from interviews and discussions taking place during the weekend.