LTU awards hundreds of competitive scholarships to high-achieving freshmen and transfer students each year. In addition to merit-based scholarships, there are also opportunities for private, portfolio, and athletic scholarships. Incoming freshmen are highly encouraged to participate in the annual Scholarship Competition. 

*Most scholarships require Full Time Attendance (12 CR HRS)
*Students with Athletic Scholarships must reside on campus

LTU regulations restrict the total amount of Institutional aid a student can receive, this includes; merit scholarships, athletic scholarships and any other combination of institutional scholarships or aid. Automation alley is a stand alone scholarship and cannot be combined with other scholarships.

All admitted students are reviewed for merit scholarships. Test scores are not required to receive scholarships; students who are unable to submit standardized scores will not be disadvantaged in the merit scholarship process. However, if you have already taken or plan on taking the SAT or ACT and would like to submit test scores, your test scores will be considered supplemental information.  

New students are eligible to receive up to two scholarships. Additional scholarship opportunities can be found under the Portfolio and Private tab. Students are only eligible for one merit based scholarship OR the micro-scholarships. Merit based freshman scholarships, micro-scholarships and private and portfolio scholarships are only offered to new incoming students in the fall semester. The following types of students are not eligible to receive merit based scholarships: students returning to LTU, students who change entry terms or students pursuing a second Bachelor's degree. 

Once accepted, students will have the option to apply for scholarship upgrades. Students must fill out the Scholarship Upgrade form and submit official ACT/SAT test scores or official transcripts by March 1. You will log in with the username and password previously created for your admissions application. Additional requirements and information, along with the upgrade form can be found on the Scholarship Upgrade Form tab above. Scholarship upgrades are not guaranteed and are based on available funding. Students who have signed an Athletic Letter of Intent and scholarship agreement form are not eligible for scholarship upgrades.

Freshman Scholarships Eligibility

Lawrence Tech is proud to partner with to offer 9th-12th graders the opportunity to easily earn scholarship dollars for achievements such as earning an A, participating in a co-curricular activity, taking an AP or IB course, or visiting our campus.

  • 9-12th Graders
  • scholarship cannot be combine with any above LTU merit offer
  • Deadline: February 1
  • Sign up now to see what you've already earned
  • More details and FAQ
A full explanation of scholarship policies is available on the Office of Financial Aid website here

Transfer students - once you have been admitted to Lawrence Tech, we'll automatically review your transcripts for transfer credit and merit scholarships. The following types of transfer students are not eligible to receive merit based scholarships: students returning to LTU, students who change entry terms. Transfer students who attend part-time  or at least 6 credit hours will still be eligible for a merit scholarship, the scholarship amount will be prorated. Based on your cumulative GPA and transfer credit, we'll look to see if you're eligible for any of our merit-based scholarship awards based on the following eligibility requirements:  

Transfer Student

George & Russell Lawrence
$12,000 annually
($24,000 for four semesters)

Cumulative GPA of 3.8 or higher
Transfer of 60 semester hours or more
• Deadline June 1

Virinder Moudgil
$12,000 annually
($48,000 for eight semesters)

Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
Transfer of 24 semester hours or more
• Deadline June 1

Theory and Practice
$10,000 annually
($40,000 for eight semesters)

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Transfer of 12 semester hours or more
• Deadline June 1

The Spirit of LTU
$6,000 annually
($20,000 for eight semesters)
Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
Transfer of 12 semester hours or more
Deadline June 1

Blue Devils
$4,000 annually
($16,000 for eight semesters)
• Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
Transfer of 12 semester hours or more
Deadline June 1


Lawrence Tech is proud to partner with to offer transfer students the opportunity to easily earn scholarship dollars for achievements such as earning an A, participating in an co-curricular activity, volunteering in your community, or visiting campus.  
• Transfer Students scholarship cannot be combined with any above LTU merit offer
Sign up now to see what you've already earned
More Details and FAQ
Deadline is April 1
Phi Theta Kappa
To be considered for this scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

• Admitted Transfer student at Lawrence Tech for Fall 2021 (must enroll immediately following two-year college)
• Phi Theta Kappa Member
• College GPA of 3.0 or higher
• 24 hours of transfer credit
• Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship application and essay describing how attending a community college has prepared you for the transition to a four year university submitted by June 1

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Application - Log in with username and password previously created for the admissions application 
Five Images Scholarship Award Program - CoAd Portfolio Scholarship
To be considered for this scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

• New incoming freshman or transfer student accepted into the College of Architecture & Design undergraduate degree programs (Architecture, Interior Architecture, Game Art, Graphic Design, Industrial Design)
• Submit up to 5 images of creative work in PDF or JPG format for static work and gif, mov or other appropriate formats for dynamic work
• Images may be hand or digitally generated, dynamic or static
• Must submit works before deadline outlined in the Scholarship Award Criteria website linked below

 Scholarship Award Criteria 

If you applied and were accepted and received a merit scholarship as an undergraduate student into the Master of Architectural Engineering, Masters of Architecture or a Dual Degree in Civil Engineering & Architecture programs and have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 through your eighth semester, you may be eligible for a scholarship your 5th year to complete the graduate portion of these programs.

The Office of Financial Aid annually awards a number of endowed scholarships to upper-class students through the generosity of friends and alumni of the university.

The application window is October 1 through January 31. Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000 per year. Eligible applicants must be full-time students with sophomore, junior, or senior standing within the year of the award. A FAFSA must be submitted prior to completing your private donor application.

Apply Here

Additional Scholarship Websites

The above links are not hosted by, nor run by, Lawrence Tech.

Automotive Women's Alliance Foundation (AWAF) Scholarship

Automotive Women's Alliance Foundation (AWAF) is a professional organization dedicated to the advancement of women in the global automotive industry. AWAF maintains the mission from their inception in 2001, and has awarded $200,000 in scholarships to women pursuing careers or career enhancements in the automotive industry.

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Society of Women Engineers Scholarship

Our Organization, Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at Lawrence Technological University (LTU), invites you to apply for our annual scholarship. We will be awarding $500 to a deserving applicant for the Fall 2020 semester along with a collegiate membership with the Society of Women Engineers at Lawrence Technological University. As a collegiate section of SWE at Lawrence Tech, our mission is to empower women to reach their full potential as engineers and leaders in order to diversify the growing field. Out organization at Lawrence Tech is dedicated to creating fulfilling events that promote women in the engineering field as well as other STEM-related events. In recent semesters, our organization has put together campus de-stress events during finals weeks, women engineer speaking panels, as well as other field-related events.
Apply Here

Giva Semi-Annual Student Scholarship Award

Giva's corporate student scholarship and grant award is for anyone attending a college or university. This scholarship grant is aimed at assisting undergraduate or graduate students further their education. There is no specific course of study or major required. Giva will award $1,000 scholarships to undergraduate or graduate students who write thoughtful essays. Deadlines June 1 and December 1.

Please see details and apply online.

Great Lakes National Scholarship Program

Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc. is offering $2,500 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students enrolling in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) programs. Up to 750 awards will be granted to qualified students from across the country.  

Please see details and apply online.

Young & Free Michigan Scholarship Program

Michigan First Credit Union believes in helping young people achieve their dreams. Over the past decade we have awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships to deserving Michigan students with big dreams! Find more information and apply Students complete an application at Young Free Michigan. Entry Deadline is Monday, February 10, at noon. Current college students ages 17 to 25 are eligible to apply.

HORIZONS-Michigan Scholarship

Women In Defense Michigan established the HORIZONS-Michigan Scholarship in 2009 to encourage women to pursue careers related to the national security and defense interests of the United States, and to provide development opportunities to women already working in these fields. All scholarship materials must be received by WID-MI. Interested in applying? The WID-MI HORIZONS Scholarship application can be found online here.

ASCO Numatics Industrial Automation Engineering College Scholarships

ASCO Numatics, a company of Emerson, has been the world’s leading manufacturer of comprehensive flow control and pneumatics solutions for over 100 years. We are proud to offer our college engineering scholarship program aimed at rewarding exceptional undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career in manufacturing and processing engineering.

ASCO Numatics will award two, $5,000 scholarships to U.S. engineering students who are pursuing careers in industrial automation-related disciplines. Additionally, ASCO Numatics will make $1,000 grants to the engineering departments of the colleges in which the winners are enrolled. The scholarships are merit-based and will be awarded on the candidate’s potential for leadership and for making a significant contribution to the engineering, instrumentation, systems, and automation professions, particularly as they relate to the application of fluid control and fluid power technologies. Scholarship recipients may be eligible for an ASCO Numatics internship.

Apply Online

The Arab American Scholarship Foundation Program

The LAHC is proud and privileged to be recognized as a leading advocate of higher education and to have the distinction of being the largest Scholarship assistance program in the area. The mission of this program is to provide scholarships to deserving and underprivileged students who possess the skills and desire to seek higher education; including high school graduates, college undergraduates and graduate students. Scholarship Amount: $1,000 for Senior High School Students, Undergraduate Students and Graduate Students. 

Apply Online

Crew Network & CREW Foundation Scholarship Endowment

The CREW Network Foundation is for women pursuing an education that will lead to a career in commercial real estate industry, and offers an internship in brokerage to encourage women to consider this career choice. Learn more

John Luttig Scholarship Fund 

The mission of the John Luttig Scholarship Fund is to provide scholarships to deserving high school graduates from a Michigan school district who are pursuing an architectural degree at Lawrence Tech. By reaching out to motivated students, the Scholarship Fund helps to provide the means to attend college and the opportunity to realize their aspirations.

John Luttig Scholarship Fund

Scholarship with a Navy Career

Financial support totaling up to $135,000. Contact or 313.215.0339

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships 

Are designed to increase the diversity of the nation's college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Fellowships Office National Research Council of the National Academies phone:202.334.2872 or email: Web based applications may be filled out and submitted online.

Nicki Kapron Scholarship

Preference given to female students. $2,000 scholarship application and guidelines available at Zonta Club of Southfield area member of Zonta International, advancing the status of women worldwide.

Women's Transportation Seminar 

Women's Transportation Seminar, an International professional organization promoting women. Their vision is to transform the transportation industry through the advancement of women. For more information on this organization please visit their website at Find scholarship information under WTS Foundation link.

Detroit Chapter of APICS: The Association for Operations Management.

A $750 scholarship is open to all full-time and part-time students (undergraduate or graduate level). This is a great opportunity for students to get a scholarship during these tough economic times. Financial need as determined by the APICS Chapter Scholarship Committee.

Student must attend one professional development meeting prior to applying for scholarship and meet three board members at the event. Contact Andrea Oltesvig at for more information.

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Michigan is the voice of Michigan’s engineering industry. ACEC of Michigan awards approximately $12,000 annually.

Download the Application Form

Women in Defense Scholarship 

The Michigan Chapter of Women in Defense (WID), a National Security Organization, established the HORIZONS-Michigan scholarship in 2009 to encourage women to pursue careers related to the National Security and Defense interests of the United States and to provide development opportunities to women already working in National Security and Defense Fields

Apply online now

Activia Training US Scholarship 

Offers a $1,500 annual scholarship for college, university, high school or trade school students in the US. There is no specific course of study required, and you can use the money in whatever way that you feel benefits your studies the most.

Apply online now

Some students may be eligible for aid through the Michigan Tuition Incentive Program (TIP). Information on the TIP program can be found on the Michigan Office of Scholarships and Grants' website here:

Michigan Tuition Incentive Program (TIP)

Other Resources

Following are some useful resources and information

FAFSA on the Web
Federal Student Aid
Financial Aid Eligibility Estimator
Financial Aid Glossary
Financial Aid Programs
Financing Your Education
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
Scholarship Scams Information
State Programs
U.S. Department of Education Financial Aid Information

The above links are not hosted or operated by Lawrence Tech.

Lawrence Technological University offers up to $3,000 in tuition grants to all employees of Automation Alley member companies. These include:

  • $3,000 per semester for full-time undergraduate students (12 credits or more)
  • $1,500 per semester for part-time undergraduate students (at least six credits)
  • $250 for each graduate-level course a student takes

The Automation Alley Educational Savings Program form must be completed and approved to secure these tuition grants. See for academic programs. Go to Automation Alley for more information.