Michigan Competitive Scholarship

The Michigan Competitive Scholarship (MCS) was established in 1964, (P.A. 208) to foster the pursuit of postsecondary education. MCS is awarded to students showing promise of satisfactory completion of postsecondary study.

MCS program is available to undergraduate students pursuing their first degrees at an approved Michigan postsecondary institution. Students must demonstrate both financial need and merit. Eligible applicants must achieve a qualifying ACT score prior to entering college.

Funds are appropriated annually in the Higher Education Appropriations Act. This program is administered by the Student Scholarships and Grants Division.

Additional information and eligibility requirements are on the MCS Fact Sheet.