Financial Aid & Scholarships
Welcome. Whether you are new to the financial aid process or you've done it all before, we hope you find everything you need to help you before, during, and after your educational experience at NMC.
NMC’s financial aid programs are designed to help students pay their educational expenses. Financial aid is meant to supplement, not replace, the payment responsibilities of students and families. To maximize aid eligibility and opportunities, it is highly recommended that all students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
NMC email is NMC’s official mode of communication, so all correspondence from the NMC Student Financial Services office is sent electronically to students via NMC email. We encourage you to check your NMC email and Self-Service accounts regularly at myNMC.
You can use this tool to estimate your total annual cost of attending Northwestern Michigan College, along with financial aid eligibility. The tool is intended to provide general guidance in planning your educational financing and is not an application for financial aid.
Code of Conduct
We are members of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA). We agree and comply with NASFAA’s Statement of Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct for Institutional Financial Aid Professionals adopted by the Board of Directors May 2007.
Important FAFSA information
Filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step to receiving financial aid.
Important FAFSA dates
- March 1: State of Michigan Deadline
- April 1: NMC’s Priority Award consideration
Regional Financial Aid Information Sessions
Grow your understanding of the options and opportunities available.
Who should attend? High school juniors, seniors and parents
Dates & Locations
- Thursday, Sept. 22 – 6 p.m.
Leelanau County Government Center, Suttons Bay
- Thursday, Sept. 29 – 6 p.m.
Kalkaska High School, Kalkaska
- Tuesday, Oct. 4 – 6 p.m.
Benzie Central High School Auditorium, Benzonia
- College Night: Tuesday, October 11 – 6 p.m.
Hagerty Center, NMC’s Great Lakes Campus
- Thursday, Oct. 13 – 6 p.m.
Elk Rapids High School Auditorium, Elk Rapids
- Tuesday, Oct. 18 – 6 p.m.
Dennos Museum Center’s Milliken Auditorium, Traverse City
Questions? Call (231) 995-1035 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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