Vocational Educational Assistance Program (Carl Perkins)

The Vocational Educational Assistance program at Mid Michigan Community College provides financial aid and student services to students enrolled in approved occupational programs. The goal of the program is to help students acquire the job skills they need to become financially self-supporting and personally independent. Students with the greatest financial need will be given priority.

Eligibility: The student must be a member of one of these groups and lack job skills necessary to provide financial support for his or herself: Single Parent, Displaced homemaker, non-traditional job trainee, an individual with a disability, economically disadvantaged or limited English proficiency.

Financial Assistance may include help with the following:

  • Educational expenses, such as tuition and fees for required classes.
  • Books and supplies required for classes
  • Transportation or mileage reimbursement
  • Child care

Other services available are

  • Career Exploration
  • Occupational Information
  • Personal and Academic Support

To be considered for assistance, the student

  • must complete a Vocational Educational Assistance Application
  • must apply for FAFSA
  • must have an unmet need as determined by the Financial Aid Office

Contact Matricia Farrell at 989-386-6622 ext 394 or mfarrell@midmich.edu for more information.

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