Find out what is the Michigan Merit Award Program?

Public Act 94 of 1999 (the Michigan Merit Award Scholarship Act) provides for a merit-based program for high school seniors to reward student achievement and to make postsecondary education more affordable. Beginning with the Class of 2000, students who meet certain criteria will be eligible for a Michigan Merit Award of $2,500 to be used at any approved postsecondary educational institution. Beginning with the Class of 2005, there will be an additional potential award of up to $500.