The Financial Aid Office at Mid will assess your eligibility for the following grants upon receiving your FAFSA information. Grants are awarded based on financial need and do not need to be repaid if the term attended is successfully completed.
FEDERAL PELL GRANT
The Federal Pell Grant is available to students pursuing their first undergraduate degree who meet Federal eligibility guidelines. The Pell Grant for the 2019-20 academic year could be up to $6,195 depending on enrollment and EFC. Effective July 1, 2012, duration of eligibility is equivalent of 12 full-time semesters. Beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year, students may potentially receive a Pell Grant for up to three semesters of full time enrollment.
FEDERAL SUPPLEMENTAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY GRANT (FSEOG)
The FSEOG Grant is for undergraduates who are pursuing their first undergraduate degree and have exceptional financial need. Priority is given to students with a Zero EFC (expected family contribution).
IRAQ & AFGHANISTAN SERVICE GRANT
For students who are not Federal Pell Grant eligible; whose parent or guardian died as a result of military service in Iraq or Afghanistan after 9/11/01; and who, at the time of the parent's or guardian's death, were less than 24 years old or were enrolled at least part-time at an institution of higher education. The maximum award is adjusted for less-than-full time study. The grant award is not to exceed the cost of attendance for that award year.
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MICHIGAN links education, compensation and commitment to improving the quality of early education. T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MICHIGAN is a statewide scholarship program designed to help child care center teaching staff, preschool teachers, family child care providers, group home owners, center directors, early childhood professionals and administrators meet their professional development goals, while continuing their current employment in regulated early childhood and school age care settings T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MICHIGAN addresses two major challenges in the early education and care field – low wages and high turnover. The scholarship helps increase compensation and the retention of skilled teachers. The education level of child care providers is one of the most critical indicators of the quality of a child’s experiences in child care.
The state of Michigan has been providing scholarships and grants to Michigan students since 1964 and has helped over three million students with roughly $4 billion in financial assistance to achieve their higher educational goals.