Grants

Grants are "free money" that is not paid back. They are awarded based on need. 

Program

Eligibility

Amount

Terms

Federal Pell Grant

Based on financial need;maximum lifetime limitof 6 full-time Pell awards

Ranges from $650 to $6095

Part-timestudents will have grant adjusted based on credit hours

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

Must be Pell eligible; early FAFSA application

Ranges from $600 to $3000

At leasthalf-time enrollment

Michigan Native American Tuition Waiver (MITW)

MITW requirements determined by the State of Michigan

Cost of tuition only

Refer to MITW requirements

Tuition Incentive Program (TIP)

TIP requirements determined by the State of Michigan

Covers up to 24 credits each academic year

At least half-time enrollment and meeting SAP

Michigan Competitive Scholarship (MCS)

MCS requirements determined by the State of Michigan

Up to $1000 per academic year

At least half-time enrollment, meeting SAP and 2.0 GPA

Fostering Futures Scholarship (FSS)

FSS requirements determined by the State of Michigan

Up to $3000 per academic year

At least half-time enrollment and meeting SAP

Police and Fire Fighter’s Survivor Tuition Grant (STG)

 

STG requirements determined by the State of Michigan

Varies

At least half-time enrollment and meeting SAP

Michigan GEAR UP Scholarship

GEAR UP requirements determined by State of Michigan

Up to $1,000 per academic year

At least half-time enrollment and meeting SAP

Children of Veterans Tuition Grant

CVTG requirements determined by the State of Michigan

Up to $2,800 per academic year

At least half-time enrollment, meeting SAP and 2.25 GPA

SC Educational Grant

Based upon financial need; early FAFSA application

Up to $500/term

Must be meeting SAP; apply for grant via the scholarship application

Notes:

  • Must be admitted into a degree program to receive a grant.
  • Grants are limited to students who do not have a bachelor's degree.
  • Eligibility criteria subject to change; maximum amounts are estimates and dependent upon sufficient funding.
  • Early FAFSA application means limited funding; awards are made on a first-come, first-serve basis until funding is depleted.
*Our primary source of communication is via your SCmail account. Be sure to monitor your SCmail and your WebAdvisor account regularly for any updates regarding your financial aid status.