Vocational Educational Assistance Program

The Carl Perkins Vocational Educational Assistance Program provides financial assistance to students enrolled in approved occupational programs. The goal of the program is to help qualified students acquire the job skills they need to become financially self-supporting and personally independent. Students with the greatest financial need are given priority.


Students must be a member of one or more particular population groups and lack the job skills necessary to provide financial support for his or herself. Populations qualifying for VEAP funding are listed below.

  • Single parent
  • Displaced homemaker
  • Non-traditional job trainee
  • Individual with a disability
  • Economically disadvantaged
  • Limited English proficiency

Financial assistance may include help with the following expenses.

  • Tuition and fees
  • Books and supplies
  • Transportation
  • Child care

VEAP also provides other services to qualified students.

  • Career Exploration
  • Occupational Information
  • Personal and Academic Support

To be considered for assistance, the student

  • Complete a Vocational Educational Assistance Application
  • Complete a FAFSA
  • Demonstrate unmet need to Financial Aid

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

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