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. 

Eligbility:

  • 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. 
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  • 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

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

Email: ssg@michigan.gov