MSI application deadlines

Domestic Applicants:
The priority application deadline for domestic applicants is January 15, with a final deadline of May 1.

International Applicants:
The application deadline for international applicants is January 15. For international students currently enrolled at the University of Michigan, the final deadline is May 1.

All Applicants:
For all applicants wishing to receive first consideration for UMSI merit scholarships (U.S. and international applicants), the deadline is January 15.

Funding note: Applications received after the January 15 priority deadline date will still be considered for scholarships from the School of Information. However, to receive first consideration for these funds you must apply by the priority deadline.

Next step: read through the application requirements prior to beginning your application.

Deadline Extension

We extend our deepest sympathy to students and educators who are struggling in the aftermath of the natural disasters that have struck the southern United States, Puerto Rico, Caribbean, and northern California this fall. In response, we are extending our application deadline for students affected by these natural disasters. Please reach out to us at

If paying the application fee will pose a hardship, these students may request a fee waiver when applying. 

We will also extend the deadline for letters of recommendation, transcripts and other supporting materials from secondary school officials in affected areas.