Are you a child of Michigan Veteran who has died or become totally and permanently disabled as a result of military service? Then here is the valuable tuition grant for you. MI Students Aid is inviting applications for the Children of Veterans Tuition Grant. Fellows who are enrolled at least half time at any college or university and are Michigan residents for one year before program application are welcome to apply. Candidates should be United State Citizens, permanent residents or approved refugees to be eligible for this grant.
The goal of this program is to provide enough financial support to the deserving students who are children of veterans. It encourages these students to complete their higher education despite all the challenges. It supports the eligible students with some funds in paying their educational expenses and make the earning education easy for them. The government understands that it is difficult for the veteran’s families and veterans to meet their mandatory fees. To help them with educational costs the government has initiated this grant.
The Office of Postsecondary Financial Planning, located within the Michigan Department of Treasury, encourages students to pursue post-secondary education by providing equality of access to student financial resources and information. Through the administration of various student financial assistance programs, students receive the guidance and funding necessary to pursue their educational goals. Paying for college can be challenging. MI Student Aid helps students from birth to beyond college graduation. Through the administration of various student financial assistance programs, students receive the guidance and funding necessary to pursue their educational goals.
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Who May Be Eligible?
Here are the eligibility requirements you need to follow before applying for the grant:
- Eligibility for Students:
The fellow should be enrolled at least half-time.
Candidate should be a Michigan resident for one year before program application.
Applicants should be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or approved refugee.
Individuals should not have been convicted of a felony involving an assault, physical injury, or Not be in default on a Federal student loan.
- For veterans:
They must have been killed in action or died from another cause while serving in a war or war condition in which the United States of America was or is participating; or,
Veterans Have died or became totally and permanently disabled as a result of a service-connected illness or injury as determined by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; or,
Have been totally and permanently disabled as a result of a service-connected illness or injury before death and has now died; or,
They should be listed as Missing in Action (MIA) in a foreign country as determined by the U.S. government.
How to Apply
Only the eligible candidates should begin with the application process. Candidates can apply for the program through the MiSSG Student Portal. The needed information should be provided with concern. You first need to log in using your credentials; if you do not have an account, you can create a new one. Other supporting documents should be submitted with care. FAFSA is mandatory for all the candidates to be eligible for this grant.
Applicants are required to send the following supporting materials:
- The fully completed application is required.
- FAFSA should be submitted.
- Applicant’s (child’s) birth certificate (must list parents’ names).
- Veteran’s discharge certificate or separation document (D.D. Form 214 or Casualty Report).
- Veteran’s death certificate or casualty report.
- Proof of total and permanent disability or death due to service-incurred causes.
Benefits of the program are given below depending upon the education level:
Full-time students can receive up to a maximum of $2,800 per academic year.
Three-quarter time students up to $2,100.
Half-time students up to $1,400 or an amount equal to all of the student’s eligible tuition in that academic year, whichever is less
Undergraduate students may receive scholarship assistance for up to four academic years and a total of up to $11,200 (whichever comes first).
Applications are currently open.