Blavin Scholars

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.

Click the link below for more information about TIP.

TIP Informational Webpage

TIP Factsheet

Who do I contact if I have not received my acceptance form or eligibility letter? 

Student Scholarships and Grants

Toll-Free Phone:1-888-447-2687