Welcome, Small Business Association of Michigan Members
We are committed to removing barriers so you can continue your education.
Your unique Education Partnership saves you time and money as you work to complete an associate, bachelor's or master's degree, or pursue professional training to enhance your skills and/or gain industry recognized certifications.
Are you ready? Apply now
Small Business Association of Michigan benefits
- 20% discount on tuition rates for most undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
- 20% tuition discount for spouses and dependents up to age 29.
- 20% discount on professional development workshops, certificate program and other non-credit training opportunities.
- No application fee
How do I apply?
Go to: davenport.edu/sbam to complete an online application to Davenport University. Return to davenport.edu/sbam to apply for the Small Business Association of Michigan Tuition Grant and continue the admissions and enrollment process.
Can I be enrolled in any degree program and receive the Small Business Association of Michigan Tuition Grant?
Some degree programs are excluded from eligibility. The Occupational Therapy program is excluded from this scholarship program.
I am an existing Davenport student. Can I receive the Small Business Association of Michigan Tuition Grant?
The tuition reduction is effective for enrollment in future terms and will not be applied retroactively.
I am eligible for multiple Davenport Scholarship Programs. Can I receive multiple Davenport institution aid programs?
Students receiving the Small Business Association of Michigan Tuition Grant will not receive other Davenport aid, including other Davenport Scholarships, grants, athletic aid, tuition discounts, and foundation awards.
Do I have to complete a FAFSA or complete any Financial Aid requirements related to my FAFSA?
A FAFSA and its associated requirements are not required. However, any SAP requirements or requirements related to proving eligibility for the scholarship would be required. Completing a FAFSA may make you eligible for other Federal or State aid, so you should consider completing one at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa.
What is “proof of employment”?
Proof of employment can be the most recent pay stub, an employee ID badge (verifying employment or expiration date), letter from your supervisor, or a letter from your employer’s human resources department.
I have other questions. How can I get more information?
Contact Davenport University Admissions at 800-686-1600 for more information.
Whichever path you choose, you will enjoy small class sizes, interactive learning, and personal attention. If you have any questions as you review your options, please contact us at 800.686.1600.
*Degree programs not eligible for the discount includes Occupational Therapy. Tuition discounts are for new students who have not taken for credit courses within the prior 24 months. Your discount will show up on your Financial Aid award(s) under the name “DU Tuition Grant".