List of Scholarships
This list contains both general and college-specific scholarships and will be updated when new scholarship information becomes available. Please check this site or the counseling office regularly. Scholarship search links can be found on the Financial Aid page.
Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver
The Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver waives the tuition costs for eligible Native Americans in public community colleges or universities in Michigan. Applicants must be a Michigan resident and have resided in Michigan for twelve consecutive months at the time of application; They must attend a public school in Michigan and must be one-quarter (1/4) Native American blood quantum AND an enrolled member of a U.S. federally-recognized tribe. More information, including the application and additional instructions, can be found here.
Tuition Incentive Program
The Tuition Incentive Program, usually referred to as TIP, is a program that provides eligible students with tuition assistance for the first two years of college and beyond. TIP provides assistance in two phases. Phase I covers tuition and mandatory fee charges for eligible students enrolled in a credit-based associate degree or minimum one year certificate program at a participating Michigan community college or public university. Phase II provides a maximum of $2,000 total tuition assistance for credits earned in a four-year program at an in-state, degree-granting college or university. To be eligible, students must have (or have had) Medicaid coverage for 24 months within a 36-consecutive month period between the age of 12 through high school graduation. Students receive a letter in the mail upon qualifying. If you think you may be eligible or if you need to apply, click here for more information or see Miss Gelder.