You must be able to answer "YES" to all four of these questions...
- Have you had Medicaid for 24 months within a 36 consecutive month period from the 3rd to the 12 grade?
- Will you have obtained a high school diploma or GED by age 20 and applied for TIP?
- Are you a Michigan Resident?
- Are you a U.S. Citizen?
If you answered yes to all four of the questions above, then you call the State of Michigan Scholarships and Grants Office at 1-888-4-GRANTS; 1-888-447-2687. That office will send you a letter stating that you qualify for TIP.
YES, Ferris is the only public four-year college in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan that accepts Phase I TIP funding.
Fax a copy of the letter along with your high school diploma to Ferris State University's Financial Aid Office at 231-591-2950.
Call the TIP Scholars Office at 231-591-3716 or the Ferris Financial Aid Office at 231-591-2110.