About: The Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) is an incentive program that encourages eligible students to complete high school by providing tuition assistance for the first two years of college and beyond.
- Eligibility To be eligible for award, a student must:
- Complete the TIP application prior to the application deadline. •
- File a current-year Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). •
- Be enrolled in at least six credit hours within your degree or certificate program at a participating institution.
- All participating institutions are listed on the last two pages of the Fact Sheet.
- Complete high school or its recognized equivalent prior to age 20.
- Students who attend a State-approved Early/Middle College have until age 21, but must contact the TIP office to complete the application.
- Begin using TIP at a participating institution within four years of high school completion.
- Be a Michigan resident.
- If a dependent student, parent must also be a Michigan resident.
- Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or approved refugee.
- Be an undergraduate student.
- Not be in default on a Federal student loan.
- For renewal, meet institution’s Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy. www.michigan.gov/mistudentai
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Who do I contact if I have not received my acceptance form or eligibility letter?