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Questions may be directed to MI Student Aid at email@example.com or call toll-free at 1-888-4-GRANTS (888-447-2687)
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: I already applied last year, do I have to apply again?
A: Yes! Students must complete the application one time per year to be considered!
Q: When is the deadline?
A: The application is usually open from March to August 1st. Late applications will not be accepted.
Q: Do I have to send any extra documentation to be considered?
A: Most students do not. However, if we are unable to verify your foster care status with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), we will reach out to you requesting court documentation.
Q: If I decide to change my college, do I need to notify your office?
A: You must update your college with our office. You can do this by logging into your MiSSG Student Portal account at www.michigan.gov/missg or by contacting our office at 1-888-447-2687 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: Can I use this scholarship at an out-of-state college?
A: No. Students must be attending a Michigan degree-granting public or private community college or university. A list of approved institutions is available on the Fostering Futures Scholarship Fact Sheet.
Q: How much money will I receive?
A: The award amount will be determined annually depending on how many young people apply. Maximum amounts have ranged from $3000-$5000 per year for the last five years.
Q: How will I receive the scholarship?
A: Approved scholarships will be issued to the financial aid office. Payments for Fall will be sent to the college the previous November, and payments for Spring will be sent to the college February the previous year.
Q: Where can I learn more about the Fostering Futures Scholarship?
A: Please review the Fostering Futures Scholarship Fact Sheet or visit the Fostering Futures Scholarship page on our Web site.
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