Financial Aid
Tuition Incentive Program (TIP)

The Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) encourages eligible students to complete high school by providing tuition assistance for the first two years of college and beyond.

TIP Phase I

The State will pay up to 24 credits hours per academic year for up to a total of 80 semester hours (120 term hours) of credit within four years following high school graduation or GED completion. The student must be enrolled in an associate degree program.

TIP Phase II

TIP will provide a maximum of $2,000 in tuition benefits to qualified students for the purpose of continuing beyond the associate degree (benefits cannot exceed $500 a semester and is tuition specific). These benefits must be used within 30 months of completion of Phase I.


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