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Money for Michiganders

It’s true that price tags matter. Regardless of financial situation, most students can access at least one form of financial aid, and you may even qualify for a program under Michigan Student Scholarships and Grants. Here, we highlight a few programs:

Michigan Tuition Incentive Program awards $250 toward tuition and mandatory fees per semester or term.

Requirements:
- Show financial need
- Submit application by Aug. 31 of your senior year
- Must begin using within four years from high school graduation; eligible up to 10 years from date of high school graduation

Michigan Competitive Scholarship is a need- and merit-based award for tuition and mandatory fees of up to $676 for public university or $1,626 for independent college per academic year.

Requirements:
- ACT score of 23 or higher
- Must maintain minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
- FAFSA must be received by March 1

Michigan Tuition Grant is a need-based grant of $1,626 for tuition and mandatory fees up to 10 semesters or 15 terms at an independent, degree-granting Michigan institution.

Requirements:
- FAFSA must be received by June 30
- Cannot be used toward a degree in theology, divinity or religious education

MORE INFO

Michigan Budget Sheet and Checklist: www.michigan.gov/documents/mistudentaid

Michigan Student Financial Aid: www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid, 888.4.GRANTS (888.447.6287) or osg@michigan.gov

– Claire Charlton

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