MATC ReStart

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Breaking down barriers for students with past MATC balances

Apply by Friday, January 6, 2023 to start in Spring 2023

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MATC ReStart provides a scholarship for eligible returning students to pay off up to $1,500 of a past-due balance owed to the college for items such as tuition, books and other fees.

ReStart is breaking down the barriers that stand between you and your dreams of going back to MATC. 


 Who is eligible?

Students with an existing MATC student account balance (past due debt) of $1,500 or less whose last attendance at MATC was between December 2005 and December 2020. 

Note: This program does not apply to debt owed on student loans.


What are the eligibility requirements for the program?

Students must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Have an existing past-due balance with MATC of $1,500 or less
  • Have last attended MATC between December 2005 and December 2020
  • Submit a completed 2022-23 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) including all required documents – or create a payment plan at program orientation – by December 2, 2022 (priority deadline) or January 6, 2023 (final deadline).
  • Have earned at least six college-level credits at MATC
  • Be registered for at least six additional college-level credits by financial aid census date
  • Have not completed an associate degree or higher

What are the continuation requirements for the program?

Students must:

  • Register for at least six college-level credits each semester (students may also register for Summer courses and must take at least six credits to be eligible)
  • Earn a term GPA of 2.0 or higher each semester
  • Earn 67% of credits attempted during the semester
  • Complete a FAFSA for each academic year or enter into a payment plan
  • Attend at least one meeting with a member of their Pathway team or at least one student resource workshop hosted by MATC during the semester
  • Develop an academic plan with an advisor
  • Attend the mandatory orientation during their first semester


Email or call MATC Student Accounts (414-297-6797) and ask for Senior Accounting Specialist Cheulanda.