If you're getting your diploma or High School Equivalency, you may be eligible for up to $27,500 over five years to pay for college through the Michigan Achievement Scholarship. It’s a brand-new way to get financial aid, and it’s making college a whole lot more affordable for Michigan students.
The only way you can find out if you’re eligible: File the FAFSA.
The Michigan Achievement Scholarship is for pretty much everyone. All students who graduate from high school in Michigan with a diploma or certificate of completion in 2023 or after (or students who have achieved a high school equivalency certificate) could qualify for this opportunity.
$27,500 for public colleges or universities in Michigan, over five years
$20,000 for private colleges or universities in Michigan, over five years
$8,250 for community colleges or tribal colleges in Michigan, over three years
On top of the Michigan Achievement Scholarship, there are other ways to get some cash for college by filing the FAFSA.
The Michigan Achievement Scholarship will be available until the money runs out. So, file your FAFSA and get it while supplies last.
Nearly every college and university in Michigan participates in the Michigan Achievement Scholarship. So, wherever you go, you can get your dough.