* Scholarship Competition winners will earn up to $4,000 per year for four years toward your education at Lawrence Tech. The scholarships earned are in addition to any academic scholarship for which you may qualify, total awards not to exceed full tuition. This competition is open to any accepted high school senior that is from outside of Michigan.


How to Participate in Lawrence Tech’s Scholarship Competition:
1. Be an accepted freshman for the Fall 2015 semester. If you haven't applied to LTU do so here: www.ltu.edu/futurestudents/apply.asp.

2. Write a 300-500 word response to the following topic and email your essay to outofstate@ltu.edu by midnight (Eastern Standard Time) on Friday, February 27th, 2015. The subject of this email should be "Out of State Scholarship Competition Essay - Your First Name Your Last Name". Example: Out of State Scholarship Competition Essay  - Jane Doe

Innovation is a hallmark of a Lawrence Technological University education. Choose a person whose innovations have inspired you. Explain why that person was successful and how his or her innovation is helpful to society. What characteristics of the innovator would you like to incorporate into your own life?

 *This essay is additional to the required personal essay for admission.

The writers of the best essays will be invited to attend the Scholarship Competition for Out-of-State Students on Friday, March 27th, 2015, including an overnight stay on campus. Students will be staying in University Housing on Friday evening. Decisions on essays submitted will be within one week of submission via email.



Competition Schedule

Friday, March 27th, 2015


 Registration and housing check-in

9:30a – 11:00a

 Welcome and campus tour

11:00a – 12:00p     

 Lunch with faculty

12:15p – 3:00p

 Interviews, assessments, and leadership activity

4:15p – 7:00p

 Dinner and evening activity










Students will be staying in University Housing on Friday evening. They are encouraged to take their Placement Assessments while they are on campus on Saturday, March 28th, 2015.

More information: Email outofstate@ltu.edu, or call Mario Scibilia at 248-204-3186. 

Scholarship winners will be reimbursed up to $500, paid toward their second semester tuition at Lawrence Tech, for travel expenses, such as flights/transportation, with submission of original receipts. 

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