Tuition Loan Program


Tuition Loan Fund Program



  • County employees who have regular appointments to regular, full-time positions AND who have passed their probationary period may, subject to approval by the Division of Human Resources-Workforce Development Division:

    • Receive interest free college tuition loans from $100 to $1,500 per semester. 


  • The loans are to be repaid through payroll deductions over a maximum of ten bi-weekly periods. 

    • Tuition loans must be repaid in full before a new loan is secured.



  • Requirements are listed below:

    • Course must be taken on employee's own time;
    • Certain courses will not be approved for tuition loan including, but not limited to, sports, fitness, and recreation classes;
    • Loans will be made for tuition only and can not be applied to books, fees, past balances, etc.;
    • Only courses at colleges and vocational schools as well as correspondence courses and workshops related to County work may be approved;
    • Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received and to the extent funds are available. Courses available through in-service training programs will not be approved;
    • Application forms and the completed promissory note must be received by the Workforce Development Division prior to the class start date;
    • Tuition Fee Statements must be submitted in order for the application to be processed;
    • For complete information, contact the Milwaukee County Division of Human Resources-Workforce Development Division, Room 210-Courthouse at 278-4337.
    • Completed application, promissory note, & tuition statement can be faxed to:
      • 414.223.1379  Attention to: Tuition Loan Program.



  • Applications are available at the following locations:

    • Division of Human Resources - Courthouse, Room 210.

    • Behavioral Health Division (BHD) - Psych Hospital, Room 1071.

    • Online


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Milwaukee County is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that is actively seeking qualified applicants for various positions throughout County government. Milwaukee County does not discriminate based on age, ancestry/national origin, arrest/conviction record, color, creed, disability, marital status, military membership, race, sex or sexual orientation.


If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-4143

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