- Full time, incoming first-year students and students who have previously received the Bronco Promise award as a first-time, first-year student.
- Residents of Michigan as determined upon admission.
- Demonstrated financial need via a completed 2023-24 FAFSA by July 1.
- Household Adjusted Gross income (AGI) of $50,000 or less and household net assets under $50,000.
If a student was awarded and paid the scholarship after their first-year entry semester but does not meet the qualifications for the award in a subsequent year, they may file an appeal for reinstatement. Appeals will be considered for:
- Adjusted Gross Income or net income increases.
- If a student/family’s income and assets on the current year’s FAFSA are not reflective of their current income or assets they are encouraged to meet with a Financial Services Specialist in the Office of Student Financial Aid to discuss the possibility of pursuing an Adjustment of Family Contribution appeal.
- A lapse in continuous enrollment.
- Students who have received the Bronco Promise in previous terms but temporarily left the University may request reinstatement by emailing the Office of Student Financial Aid at firstname.lastname@example.org.
No appeals will be considered for students enrolled in fewer than 12 credits hours per semester, changes in residency status, an award in a summer session or additional semesters of eligibility beyond the 10 semesters allotted.