The Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) encourages eligible Medicaid recipients to complete high school by providing tuition assistance during an eligible student’s qualifying certificate or associate degree program and also during the student’s bachelor’s degree program. These two periods of assistance are referred to as ‘Phase I’ and ‘Phase II'. *check back later for updates on scholarship availability.
Michigan Tuition Grant program, Student Scholarships and Grants (SSG),
Fax (517) 241-5835
Student must have (or have had) Medicaid coverage for 24 months within a 36-consecutive month period between the ages of nine and high school graduation.
Complete the TIP application no later than August 31 of the academic year in which the student graduates from high school or its recognized equivalent.
Obtain a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent prior to age 20. Students who attend a state-approved Early/Middle College have until age 21 to graduate and complete a TIP application.
Be a Michigan resident as determined by institutional criteria.
Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or approved refugee.
Not be incarcerated (does not include detention of a juvenile in a State-operated or privately-operated detention facility).
Not be in default on a Federal/State student loan.
Be enrolled at least half-time. For renewal, must meet institution’s Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy.