For Adults

THE MATC PROMISE FOR ADULTS

Priority and Summer Start Deadline: April 17, 2020
Final Deadline: July 17, 2020 

APPLY NOW TO GET STARTED THIS SUMMER OR FALL!

  • Eligible students earn up to 75 credits of free tuition — after other scholarships and grants are applied — to complete an in-demand associate degree or technical diploma
  • Students receive support to stay on track to graduate and connect to a career
  • Get connected to an in-demand career in as little as one to two years — or start a four-year degree through our partnerships with 35+ four-year colleges and universities

To participate you must:

☑ MEET ACADEMIC AND ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS. ELIGIBLE STUDENTS:

  • Are 24 years or older as of December 31, 2020 and live in the MATC district
  • Have an expected family contribution (EFC) of $5,700 or less based on federal student aid application
  • Have earned at least six college credits but have not earned an associate or bachelor’s degree
  • Have been out of college for at least two years
  • Enroll in at least six college-level credits by our financial aid census date toward a program linked to a top 50 in-demand career

 ☑ COMPLETE THESE STEPS BY THE APRIL 17, 2020 DEADLINE TO START IN SUMMER 2020 OR HEAR BACK SOONER FOR FALL 2020; JULY 17, 2020 IS THE FINAL DEADLINE FOR FALL 2020:

  • Apply to MATC at matc.edu/apply. You’ll get your MATC student ID number when you’re done.
  • Complete a Promise interest form -- and use your new student ID number
  • Apply for Financial Aid at fafsa.gov
  • Provide Your Official High School and College Transcripts
    Mail to:
    MATC Admissions
    700 West State Street
    Milwaukee, WI 53233
    Or visit the Welcome Center at any MATC campus

Students with a previous loan that is currently in default must apply by the priority deadline -- extra steps are required

 ☑ REGISTER FOR CLASSES:

Enroll in at least six college-level credits linked to a top 50 in-demand career

Deadline to register for Summer classes is MATC's financial aid census date in June 2020

Deadline to register for Fall classes is MATC's financial aid census date in September 2020

How do I stay in the program?

  • Enroll in at least six credits each fall and spring semester
  • Earn at least a 2.0 semester GPA and complete 67% of credits attempted in the semester
  • Complete a FAFSA annually

FOR MORE INFORMATION

matcpromise@matc.edu or 414-297-6668

 

VIrtual Offfice Hours

Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. for advisor)  

414-297-6194 for email, contact your advisor directly or matcpromise@matc.edu 

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