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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.

News & Highlights

2014 High School Counselor Webcast - Helping Students Prepare for College
The date has been set for the High School Counselor Webcast. High school counselors and college access professionals are encouraged to attend a college site near them on Friday, October 17, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. See the list of the college host sites here. Questions may be directed to Patty Hill at or 517-373-6051.


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.

2014 SSG Programs At A Glance PDF icon If you are interested in having copies mailed to you please contact Shannon Price at
Financial Education
April is Youth Financial Literacy Month in the state of Michigan (Senate Resolution No. 128). Student Scholarships and Grants (SSG) is working to promote financial education through classroom presentations of our financial education program, Collegiate Reality and classroom activities that include an M&M budgeting activity. Learning how to manage money and knowledge of budgeting, credit/debt, and saving/investing is important. Financial education can result in more stable communities and smarter consumer choices. Money Smart Week (April 5-12) is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. For details on events, visit
Check out some of these great financial education Web sites/organizations:
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