For New High School Graduates

MATC Promise for New High School Graduates

NEW! Final Deadline: July 17, 2020 

WE ARE REOPENING The application for CLASS OF 2020 High School students THROUGH JULY 17, 2020. SEE DETAILS BELOW!

By offering free tuition for eligible students, the MATC Promise for New High School Graduates is unlocking opportunity, making college a reality for students who never thought it was possible.

 

Class of 2020
The MATC Promise means free tuition for eligible students.

For eligible Class of 2020 graduates, the MATC Promise will pay the tuition and program course fees for up to 75 credits, after federal and state financial grant aid has been applied. The cost of books, program fees and equipment are not covered by the Promise program. 

Get connected to an in-demand career in as little as one to two years – or start a four-year degree. Eligible students can continue on to a four-year degree through:

  • Promise completion programs at Lakeland University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Bucky’s Tuition Promise
  • Guaranteed admission agreements with Marquette University, UW-Madison, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, and over 30 more four-year partner colleges and universities

Eligible students:

  • Are eligible for federal Pell grants (your FAFSA will determine this)
  • Earn a 2.0 GPA or higher in the first semester of your senior year
  • Graduate as part of the Class of 2020 from a high school in the MATC District or live in the MATC District
  • Submit final high school transcript with graduation date by July 17, 2020
  • Enroll in at least 12 credits at MATC in Fall 2020 (special exceptions may be provided)


To apply and participate, you must:

  • Complete the Promise interest application by July 17, 2020
  • Apply for MATC admission by July 17, 2020 at matc.edu/apply 
  • Complete a 2020-21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) by July 17, 2020. (MATC’s federal school code is 003866).
  • Be eligible for federal Pell grants (your FAFSA will determine this) 
  • Have earned a 2.0 GPA or higher in the first semester of your senior year
  • Graduate as part of the Class of 2020 from a high school in the MATC District or live in the MATC District
  • Submit your final high school transcript with graduation date by July 17, 2020 
  • Enroll in at least 12 credits at MATC in Fall 2020 (special exceptions may be provided)

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Contact your MATC high school recruiter:  414-297-6668 or matcpromise@matc.edu

or attend an MATC Live! session (link)

VIrtual Offfice Hours

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

414-297-6194 or promisesupport@matc.edu 

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