Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial Aid

Students on the MSU Denver at DIME Detroit program are eligible to apply for financial aid and are encouraged to complete a FAFSA and apply early! Students who apply before March 1st are always eligible for more funding.

When completing a FAFSA, please make sure to add MSU Denver’s school code: 001360


Applebaum Fellows Scholarship Program at DIME

Do you aspire to be an entrepreneur? A leader in the industry? DIME Detroit and Applebaum Family Philanthropy are honored to offer the opportunity for DIME Detroit students to reduce student debt and gain important business and community leadership skills.

The Applebaum Fellows Scholarship program at DIME Detroit is a mentorship and scholarship program for highly motivated students interested in developing entrepreneurial business and community leadership skills. Selected fellows benefit from individual and group mentorship and entrepreneurial knowledge and experience that extends beyond their classroom studies. Fellows will also initiate a community service music project that will highlight their entrepreneurial determination and skills alongside their passion for arts, culture and music.

MSU Denver at DIME

MSU Denver at DIME is able to offer a number of full and partial scholarships for the Bachelor of Arts in Music programs offered. We are committed to offer scholarships to musicians, songwriters, and entrepreneurs who are most in need.

Requirements: Students must have submitted a FAFSA and completed all requirements through MSU Denver’s Office of Financial Aid. Students must complete the paper application and submit a 1000-word personal statement to be considered. 

Application for Spring 2020: Download

Application for Fall 2020: Download


These funds are awarded based on a first-come first-served basis. For the 2019-20 aid year, “MSU Scholar” awards will be made in the amount of $1,000 per semester. Scholarship amounts will be prorated for less than full-time enrollment.

Requirements: Students must have submitted a FAFSA and have a complete financial aid file with MSU Denver’s Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships. Students must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours, and in their first bachelor’s degree. Students must also have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher at MSU Denver from your last semester / high school / the most recent institution you attended. For more information, click here.


The MSU Denver Foundation offers hundreds of privately funded scholarships to students every year, based on academics, achievement and financial need.

Requirements: Students must apply through MSU Denver’s online application system. The priority deadline to complete the general scholarship application process is March 1stalthough students are encouraged to submit after this date through to November 1st. Applications received on or before March 1st are given priority consideration.


External Scholarships

List published by MSU Denver HERE.


Students that are interested in applying for a work-study job at DIME Detroit should get in touch with us! Call us at 313-223-1600 or email for more information.