Types of Grant Aid

Types of Grant Aid

There are several types of grant aid available to Baker College students. Grants are not repaid.

Jewell Educational Fund
The Jewell Educational Fund, an institutional grant provided by the Baker College System, will be awarded to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The amount a student may receive will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Federal Pell Grants (Undergraduate Students Only)
Currently up to $5,550
The amount of the Federal Pell Grant is based on the family’s financial strength and the cost of education at the college the student will attend. Grants may range from $185 to $5,550 per academic year (9 months). Eligibility for the grant is based on financial need, as demonstrated by completion of the FAFSA.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (Undergraduate Students Only)
Currently up to $4,000
The Federally-funded Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants may be awarded by colleges to undergraduate students whose financial aid applications demonstrate need. The maximum grant allowed for a student is $4,000 per academic year. Eligibility for the grant is based on financial need, as demonstrated by completion of the FAFSA.

Michigan Tuition Grant (Michigan Residency Required)
Amount announced by state
Students attending at least half-time may be eligible to receive a grant from the State of Michigan . Eligibility for this grant is based on financial need, as demonstrated by completion of the FAFSA. Students must complete the State of Michigan questions on the FAFSA to receive grant consideration. The Michigan Tuition Grant applies only to independent colleges, such as Baker College . The amount of funds available is announced annually by the state.

Michigan Competitive Scholarship (Michigan Residency Required)
Amount announced by state
Students attending at least half-time may be eligible to receive a scholarship from the State of Michigan. Eligibility for this grant is based on financial need and an eligible ACT score. Students must complete the State of Michigan questions on the FAFSA to receive grant consideration.

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