The Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) requires that corrections officers earn 15 college credits within 24 months of employment. The Michigan Corrections Officer Grant Program established a fund to be administered by the Michigan Community College Association (MCCA) to support tuition and fees for corrections officers enrolled at a Michigan community college.
Corrections officers who meet the following criteria are eligible to submit an application:
employed by the Michigan Department of Corrections
have not earned 15 college credits and are eligible for the grant program with the approval of the Michigan Department of Corrections.
Enroll at a community college in Michigan. Out-of-state community colleges, public universities, and independent colleges are not eligible institutions for this program.
The application requests the following information. Please have this information ready before you begin the application.
basic contact information including name, address, phone number, and email address.