A student has until August 31 of the academic year in which he or she graduates high
school to apply for TIP. Call the State of Michigan at (888) 447-2687 for more information
on the TIP application process.
Students must begin using TIP by enrolling in a college or university within four
years of high school graduation.
Eligibility for using the TIP funds ends within ten years of high school graduation
or GED completion.
Phase I of TIP covers the cost of tuition, 12 credits per semester, for a total of
24 credits per year.
Phase I pays for 80 credits.
In Phase I a student must enroll in an Associate degree program.
Ferris State University offers Associate degree programs and certificate programs
that can lead to Bachelor degree programs.