State Financial Aid

Not available to international or Canadian students.

Below is information regarding the availability of, and eligibility for, State Grant Funds for students from the State of Michigan.

Non-Michigan residents are encouraged to contact their State Educational Offices to determine if they qualify for financial aid assistance from their State.  A link to research your State Higher Education Agency can be found here.

 

Michigan Competitive Scholarship

Eligibility:


 

High school students are selected if they have achieved a qualifying score of 23 or higher on the ACT examination and have been designated a Michigan Competitive semifinalist. Financial need must also be demonstrated.

Available Assistance:

Varies, up to $630 for the 2013-2014 Academic Year.

How to Apply:
 

Submit FAFSA and release information to the State of Michigan Scholarship/Grant Program by the March 1st deadline.

Enrollment Requirements:

Full-time undergraduate - 12 credit hours or more; 6 to 11 credits pro-rated award.

Selection Criteria: Determined by the State.

Tuition Incentive Program (TIP)

Eligibility:


 

Students who apply before graduating from high school or receiving a GED, are under the age of 20 at the time of graduation or GED completion, and have or have had Medicaid coverage for 24 months within a 36-consecutive month period as identified by the Michigan Department of Human Services (DHS).

Available Assistance:

Up to full tuition and certain billable fees not to exceed $250.

How to Apply:

Contact the Office of Scholarships and Grants (1-888-447-2687).

Enrollment Requirements:

At least half-time - 6 credit hours or more. Must be enrolled in an Associate Degree or Certificate Program

Michigan Student Financial Aid - For further information on the State Financial Aid Programs

www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid