We’re here to help you apply for grants and scholarships — even if you think you won’t qualify.
You owe it to yourself to discover as many payment options as possible. Your wallet will thank you!
The following information is provided to inform prospective and continuing undergraduate students of the various alternatives available:
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step to unlocking financial support such as grants, scholarships, student employment, and student loans. Be proactive and complete your FAFSA early at studentaid.gov.
Launch of the 2024–25 FAFSA® Form
There are major changes and improvements coming to the 2024–25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form. This redesigned and streamlined FAFSA form will be available by Dec. 31, 2023.
Federal Stafford student loans offer lower interest rates to help pay for college.
A Federal Pell Grant does not have to be repaid. View Pell Grant charts.
Apply for scholarships that are available for the fall & winter semesters.
The Federal Work-Study program provides part-time employment on campus and provides flexibility around class schedules.
Financial resources are available to veterans and their dependents. How to apply and utilize your VA benefits.
Programs that can be used at Kirtland:
- Tuition Incentive Program (TIP Phase I)
- Michigan Achievement Scholarship
- Michigan Competitive Scholarship
- Michigan Reconnect Scholarship
- Children of Veterans Tuition Grant
- Fostering Futures
- Police Officer’s & Fire Fighter’s Survivor Tuition Grant
- Futures for Frontliners (closed to new applications)
Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver
Students that are at least ¼ Native American, may qualify. See the requirements and apply.
Registering at the last minute? Your payment may be due before your financial aid has been approved and is ready to use. However, you can make a down payment and set up a payment plan to get started in classes today!