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Am I eligible for the Michigan Achievement Skills Scholarship?
To qualify for the Michigan Achievement Skills Scholarship, you must:
- Be a Michigan resident for at least the immediately preceding year.
- Have graduated from high school in Michigan with a diploma or a certificate of completion or achieved a high school equivalency certificate in 2023 or after.
- Have not yet earned an associate or bachelor’s degree.
- Have not yet earned a degree, certificate, or other credential with this scholarship.
Can I participate in both Michigan Achievement Scholarship pathways at the same time?
No, students cannot participate in both pathways in the same academic year.
However, if you participate in the Michigan Achievement Skills Scholarship pathway and graduate, you could be eligible to continue to attend College/University with the Michigan Achievement Scholarship for up to 3 or 4 years.
How do I receive the scholarship?
The application for the Michigan Achievement Skills Scholarship is not yet available but will be coming out later this year (2023). Sign up for updates to be the first to hear when it becomes available!
When the application does become available, your steps to take advantage of the award will be to:
- Complete the Michigan Achievement Skills Scholarship application
- Enroll in an Eligible Training Program
Important note! If your Eligible Training Program is Pell-eligible, your third step will be to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- How to Fill Out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) Form
- Need additional help? Check out the Federal FAFSA® Help resources.
Not sure where to look for an Eligible Training Program? We will have a dedicated list for you! Once the list is available, you will be able to use it to identify where you want to go and what you want to enroll in. We will also have contact information for the provider so you can reach out to see if the program you’re interested in is Pell-eligible.