MATC ReStart

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Breaking down barriers for students with past MATC balances

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 Fall 2009 and Spring 2018. 

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


Eligible students:

Apply by Friday, December 4, 2020 to start in Spring 2021  


What are the eligibility requirements for the program? Students must:

  • Have an existing past-due balance with MATC of $1,500 or less
  • Have last attended MATC between December 2009 and December 2018
  • Submit a completed 2020-21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) including all required documents – or create a payment plan at program orientation – by December 4, 2020
  • Have completed 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

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
  • Complete 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 and 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


Call MATC Student Accounts (414-297-6797) and ask for Accounting Specialist Cheulanda or email