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MI Achievement Scholarship provides funding for college students

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The initiative gives eligible students scholarships that are renewable for up to a certain time based on the college.

LANSING, Mich. (WJRT) – The Michigan (MI) Achievement Scholarship program was signed into law by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2022.

The bipartisan legislation was put into effect in an effort to make college more affordable for families. 

It was also passed to help move the state closer to the Sixty by 30 goal, which is the goal to have 60% of adults with a skill certificate or college degree by 2030.

The scholarships are renewable for up to three years at a community college and up to five years at a private college or public university, totaling up to:

  • $8,250 at community college
  • $20,000 at a private college or university
  • $27,500 at a public university

To learn more go to the MI Achievement Scholarship program website.

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