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Congratulations, seniors! 2024 high school graduates are eligible for more financial aid from the State of Michigan.

Save more at NMC! The Michigan Achievement Scholarship reduces NMC tuition and fees by up to 50% (for in-district students) vs. 36% for public four-year schools in Michigan.*


  • Save up to $2,750* per year
  • When can I apply? TODAY!
  • Questions? We’re here for you!


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    File the free FAFSA

    You can apply today by completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). A separate application is not required. Learn more here.

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    Create an MiSSG account

    Three to five business days after filing your FAFSA, create an account with MI Student Aid to track the status of your scholarship.** Create your account here.

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    Am I eligible?

    You are eligible if your family demonstrates financial need*** when you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Learn more here.


* Up to $2,750 if 2024 high school graduates attend a community college, per year.
** Michigan Achievement Scholarship eligibility status is currently unavailable in MiSSG. Sign up for emails here to be the first to hear when that feature becomes available.
*** Financial need is defined as an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $25,000 or less.


“By cutting the cost in half, essentially, they would not have to take as much out in a student loan.”

Vicki Beam, owner, Michigan College Planning

“The new Michigan Achievement Scholarship will help the senior class of 2023 be more confident about their decision to seek a post-secondary credential.”

Traverse City Central High School counselor Kim Fleming

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