POPSS (Perkins Occupational Populations Support Services) is funded through the Carl D. Perkins Grant.
Are you enrolled or intending to enroll in one of these programs:
To qualify students must be enrolled or intending to enroll in one of these state-approved occupational programs and meet one of the POPSS Qualifications.
D = High Demand
Occupations having more than an average employment growth rate of 7.7% (reported by Michigan Dept.. of Labor for all occupations, 2004-2014), or above the median annual openings (224).
W = High Wage
Occupations paying at or above the median hourly wage of $15.86 or the mean annual wage of $41,230 or more(Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates, 2006).
S = High Skill
Occupations with a minimum educational requirement of postsecondary training or above or those occupations with long-term on-the-job training or related work experience as a minimum educational requirement, and postsecondary training or above as a competitive educational requirement.
Occupations for which individuals from one gender comprise less than 25% of individuals employed in each field of work.
M=Non traditional occupation for males
F= Non traditional occupation for females