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Top 5 Questions for Michigan Achievement Scholarship

Beginning with the high school graduating Class of 2023, the Michigan Achievement Scholarship with be available for Michigan students to take advantage of starting in the 2023-24 school year.
  • The Michigan Achievement Scholarship is a new state scholarship to make college more affordable for families. Starting with the class of 2023, high school graduates will be eligible for more financial aid from the state, up to:  

    • $2,750 if they attend a community college, per year.   
    • $5,500 if they attend a public university, per year. 
    • $4,000 if they attend a private college or university, per year.

    Students are eligible if their family demonstrates financial need when they complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    The scholarship was created in 2022 with bipartisan support through Public Act 212 of 2022.

  • To receive a Michigan Achievement Scholarship, students must:

    Students are not eligible if they are incarcerated or are in default on a federal student loan.

  • You can apply today by completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). A separate application is not required.

    Students are also encouraged to create an account in the MiSSG Portal so you can track the status of your scholarship. You can create a MiSSG Student Portal account 3 – 5 business days after completing your FAFSA.

  • We are working hard to confirm your eligibility for the Michigan Achievement Scholarship as soon as possible. Be the first to hear when more information is available by signing up for email updates.

    Some colleges may also provide prospective students with an estimate of scholarships and grants available to a student contingent upon the student being accepted and enrolled at their college. Typically, students must be accepted at an institution and make a final decision to enroll at that institution to get a final offer of scholarships.

  • We’re here to help! If you have other questions, you may contact MI Student Aid at 888-447-2687 or mistudentaid@michigan.gov

    You can also be the first to hear when more information becomes available when you sign-up for updates