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Default Michigan allows prison inmates to seek college financial aid

Michigan allows prison inmates to seek college financial aid

DETROIT (AP) (10/21/2019) - Michigan's prison inmates can apply for college financial aid through a state program that long excluded them but was changed in the state's 2020 budget.
Michigan'sTuition Incentive Program reimburses tuition expenses for Medicaid-eligible students at participating public and private institutions.


Vera Institute of Justice program associate Terrell Blount told the Detroit Free Press last week that expanding the program's eligibility to inmates is a "big win" for Michigan, where college funding opportunities for incarcerated students are limited.

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