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The Saginaw Award for Excellence - Full Tuition Scholarship

High school seniors with a GPA of 3.5+ GPA from Saginaw High, Arthur Hill, and Saginaw Arts and Sciences Academy are eligible to compete for a 4-year full-tuition scholarship* to SVSU!

Applicants must apply to the FAFSA by January 31st of their senior year to be considered for the Saginaw Award for Excellence. They must also complete the Saginaw Award for Excellence Scholarship application between November 1 - January 31. A link to the application will be available on this page starting November 1.

*Every qualifying applicant with a 3.5+ GPA will be offered a $1,500 Valley Housing Scholarship if they choose to live on campus to assist with their housing costs.

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Hello, I’m Marcelina! I was born in Saginaw and graduated from Saginaw Valley State University. I’m proud to promote this great opportunity! If you have questions, text or call me to learn more!
— Marcilina Fulgencio
Admissions Representative, Saginaw


To be eligible, you must complete a few simple steps. Don't wait as there are a limited number of scholarships available.

STEP 1: Apply and be Accepted to SVSU
STEP 2: Activate Your SVSU Email
STEP 3: Complete Application for Saginaw Award (Opens November 1)


You might be a thinker, scientist, athlete, artist, inventor or musician. No matter your gifts, our faculty promise to shape you in ways that unleash incredible opportunities.

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