Michigan Department of Education *FREE* Money for College!
Michigan TIP Scholarship -
TIP stands for Tuition Incentive Program. Students who've qualified for Medicaid for at least two years between age nine and high school graduation, may be eligible to for FREE money for college through the Michigan TIP scholarship.
How to Apply: If you believe you are eligible you need to contact MI Student Aid to learn more and complete your TIP application. There are two ways to check your eligibility or complete an application online. Call the Customer Care Center at 1-888-447-2687 or submit online at www.michigan.gov/missg and click on the Student Portal button. You will find out immediately if you qualify.
What Next? You must file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and list all the colleges you intend to submit a college application and they will be notified through FAFSA of your TIP eligibility.
Upon Graduation: Follow up with your chosen college's financial aid office and confirm they are awarding you the TIP and ask if they need anything further from you.
Students may receive scholarship assistance for up to four academic years for a total of up to $11,200. Awards are for an academic year with the amount determined by the student’s enrollment status. Full-time students can receive up to a maximum of $2,800 per academic year. Click here for more information on this grant.
Michigan Competitive Scholarship -
MCS program is available to undergraduate students pursuing their first degrees at an approved Michigan postsecondary institution. Students must demonstrate both financial need and merit. Eligible applicants must achieve a qualifying ACT score prior to entering college. Click here for information on this grant.
Fostering Futures Scholarship -
Do you know a student who's been in foster care for any length of time after their 13th birthday? They might be eligible for the MET Fostering Futures Scholarship. Mrs. Pilon in the SSC is available for questions. The deadline to apply for seniors is June 30th of their senior year. But don't wait as the limited funds are available first-come-first-serve. Click here for more information on this grant.
Owosso High School - Student Services Center 765 E. North Street, Owosso, MI 48867 989-729-5495 *Nondiscrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity: The Owosso Public School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, (including sexual orientation and transgender identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, (collectively, “Protected Classes”), in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities. In addition, arrangements can be made to ensure that the lack of English language proficiency is not a barrier to admission or participation. The following compliance officers have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and grievance procedures: Cathy Dwyer, Dean of Students OMS, 219 N Water St., Owosso, MI 48867, 989-729-5707, firstname.lastname@example.org, (989) 723-8231 or Jeff Phillips, Principal OHS. 765 E. North St., Owosso, MI 48867, 989-729-5492, email@example.com.