Michigan Public Colleges Don’t Provide Financial Aid To Older Students
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Two of Michigan’s three higher education grants are aimed at students who graduated a decade or less ago, according to a new policy brief released Wednesday by the Michigan League for Public Policy.
And the third one can only be used at private institutions, which are generally more expensive.
The League’s report, “State Financial Aid Leaves Adult Learners Behind,” shows that financial aid grants that once helped older students have disappeared as Michigan made recession-era cuts to higher education.
Those eliminated were the Adult Part-Time Grant, the Michigan Education Opportunity Grant, the Michigan Nursing Scholarship and a state Work-Study program.
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THE OAKLAND PRESS