Scholarships & Grants

  • The goal of the Student Scholarships and Grants (SSG) is to help students pay for college and provide a "one-stop-shop" for the administration of Michigan's scholarships and grants programs.
  • DID YOU KNOW...The state of Michigan has been providing scholarships and grants to Michigan students since 1964 and has helped over three million students with roughly $4 billion in financial assistance to achieve their higher educational goals.
  • MI Scholarships Online (MISO) MISO is a secure database providing students and college financial aid personnel online access to their records with Student Scholarships and Grants. Only students who have taken the ACT Assessment test and/or completed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) have records on this site.

News & Highlights

  • Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) Update

    Beginning with the high school graduation class of 2010, students MUST complete using the Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) within six years from the date of graduation.  Therefore, 2010 grads will expire at the end of the 2015-16 school year. Since this is a new policy change, students must request an extension to be grandfathered in from class years 2006-2009

     Requests can be sent to or faxed to 517-241-5835. Requests are not guaranteed for approval.


  • 2015 High School Counselor Workshop - Money in Michigan - Communicating the Financial Aid Process to Students and Families

    Registration for the 2015 High School Counselor Workshop is now available. The workshop will be held on Friday, October 23rd in partnership with the Michigan Student Financial Aid Association (MSFAA) and SSG with the theme “Money in Michigan - Communicating the Financial Aid Process to Students and Families”. The workshop will include a Federal and State update, as well as information on college preparation, college admission and other ways to prepare financially for postsecondary education. 35 host sites are confirmed throughout the state of Michigan and will be the only way to access the workshop on that day. Register for the workshop today by clicking here.


  • Affording College in Michigan - Guidebook for Students and Families PDF icon
    Affording College in Michigan

    This guidebook was designed to help high school and college students as they prepare for and complete their postsecondary education.

  • About the Student Financial Services Bureau

    SSG is proud to be a division in the Student Financial Services Bureau (SFSB) within the Michigan Department of Treasury. Recently, the SFSB produced a short video clip that provides an overview of all the divisions. Check out the video here:

  • Tuition Incentive Program (TIP)

    Want to learn more about the (TIP)? Check out this information video about the guidelines and process.

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