Inspired by the GI Bill, Michigan is launching a program offering tuition-free college to the estimated 625,000 Michigan residents who provided essential, frontline services during the COVID-19 Stay Home, Stay Safe orders. Futures for Frontliners offers college degrees or high school diplomas through a tuition-free pathway in order to gain the skills needed to obtain high-demand, high-wage careers. The funding is available to those in the medical field, along with essential workers in manufacturing, nursing homes, grocery stores, sanitation, delivery, retail and more. To be eligible for the program, applicants must:
The program is a $24 million investment funded by Governor’s Education Emergency Relief Fund – part of the CARES Act. For more information, please visit www.michigan.gov/Frontliners.
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