May 19, 2021
Report: HAIL scholarship program boosts students’ trajectory
HAIL, a U-M scholarship program that launched five years ago for high achieving, low-income students in Michigan, has boosted applications and enrollment while helping to diversify the student body.
February 14, 2019
President Schlissel calls for greater state investment in direct-to-student aid
President Mark Schlissel urged state lawmakers to provide more funding for direct-to-student need-based financial aid as a way to boost degree attainment, cut student debt, improve the state economy and increase per-capita income.
December 17, 2018
U-M’s tuition affordability highlighted in American Talent Initiative report
U-M has “substantially decreased the average net price for students” from low-income backgrounds and has worked aggressively to recruit them to apply, according to the American Talent Initiative.
December 11, 2018
HAIL promise effectively recruits low-income students to U-M
High-achieving, low-income students who received personalized commitment of financial aid are more than twice as likely to apply, be admitted to and enroll in a top-tier university, according to a new U-M study.
October 17, 2016
U-M attracts 262 HAIL Scholarship recipients to campus in first year
In the first year of the HAIL Scholarship, 262 high-achieving, low-income students from 52 Michigan counties have enrolled at U-M and received full tuition scholarships.