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It's never too late to go back to school! Don't let finances be a barrier to obtaining your career goals!

Updated: Mar 19

Financial Supports Include:

FAFSA- Federal Student Aid Any student, regardless of income, who wants to be considered for federal, state, and school financial aid programs. This includes grants, scholarships, work-study funds, and loans. For more information visit

Michigan Reconnect is a last-dollar scholarship program that pays for you to attend your in-district community college tuition-free or offers a large tuition discount if you attend an out-of-district community college.

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be at least 21 years old when you apply

  • Have lived in Michigan for a year or more

  • Have a high school diploma, high school equivalency (GED), or certificate of completion

  • Have not yet completed a college degree (associate or bachelor's)

GST MI Works! offers many services to those seeking employment! Visit one of the 7 service locations available across the Thumb.

Local Community Foundations- foundations offer grants and scholarships to community members who are getting a post-secondary education.

Colleges that you attend will also have scholarship opportunities.


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