What are the requirements for keeping this scholarship?

In order to continue receiving the Michigan Reconnect scholarship, participants must:

  1. Continue to be a resident of this state
  2. Be enrolled at least half-time (6 credits) in at least 2 semesters in your program in a 12-month period. The credits must be in your associate degree or skill certificate program. The semesters do not need to be consecutive
  3. Maintain a cumulative 2.0 grade point average by the end of each 12-month period in the courses you take towards your associate degree or skill certificate as a Michigan Reconnect participant
  4. Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually. See MI Student Aid's website on What FAFSA Do I Complete? if you have questions about which FAFSA to complete each year, when it's due, and what you may need to complete it
  5. Participate in any academic coaching programs or other college success services your college offers to Reconnect students

Please note that your 12-month period will depend on the first semester in which you began participating in the Reconnect scholarship program.