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State Treasurer: Michigan Achievement Scholarship Provides Affordability and Opportunity for Michigan Students, Families

State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks today encouraged Michigan students and families to unlock the assistance available from the Michigan Achievement Scholarship by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

“The Michigan Achievement Scholarship really is a game changer in bringing college affordability and opportunity to many students and families that simply hasn’t been available in previous years,” State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks said. “This scholarship can reduce the costs for post-secondary degrees and certificates at eligible training providers, community colleges, tribal colleges, and public and private universities in Michigan. I strongly encourage students and families to complete the FAFSA so they can unlock this potential financial assistance and make the dreams of a higher education possible.”

Students who graduate from high school in Michigan with a diploma or certificate of completion or achieved a high school equivalency certificate in 2023 or after will be eligible for more financial aid from the state of Michigan: 

  • Up to $2,000 if they attend an eligible training provider in Michigan, per year, up to two years
  • Up to $2,750 if they attend a Michigan community college, per year, up to three years
  • Up to $4,000 if they attend a Michigan private college or university, per year, up to five years
  • Up to $5,500 if they attend a Michigan public university, per year, up to five years

Completion of the FAFSA is required to be considered for the Michigan Achievement Scholarship. To get started with the FAFSA, go to

Upcoming Webinars

To learn more about the Michigan Achievement Scholarship, high school students and families are encouraged to register for an informational webinar provided by Michigan Department of Treasury’s MI Student Aid team. The webinar will cover the following topics:

  • Michigan Achievement Scholarship eligibility requirements
  • Michigan Achievement Scholarship award amounts
  • Important action items for students and families
  • Additional resources and program information

All sessions are free of charge and open to the public. Please register for one session only, as space is limited:

Additional information about the Michigan Achievement Scholarship is available at

Administered by Michigan Department of Treasury, MI Student Aid is Michigan’s go-to resource for finding the financial resources needed to pay for college. For more information, contact MI Student Aid at, 1-888-447-2687 or @mistudentaid on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

The Michigan Department of Treasury is not affiliated with National Merit Scholarship Corporation or its registered trademarks National Achievement®, Achievement Scholarship®, or Achievement Scholar®.