Playlist: State of Minnesota Financial Aid Programs
State of Minnesota Financial Aid Programs
State of Minnesota
Financial Aid ProgramsThe state of Minnesota
provides several programsto help Minnesota residents
pay for college expenses.
Grants help studentsfrom low and
moderate-income familiespay for educational expenses
at eligible Minnesota collegesor universities.
Child Care Grant Programhelps low-income
students who haveyoung children pay for childcare
while the student attendsclasses.
Minnesota residents who are
at least one-quarter or moreAmerican Indian Ancestry
and show financial needfor a Federal Pell Grant
or Minnesota State Grantwhile attending a Minnesota
college or universityare eligible for a Minnesota
The Public Safety
Officer's Survivor Grantprovides educational benefits
to dependent childrenand the surviving spouse
of a public safetyofficer killed in
the line of dutyon or after January 1, 1973.
State work-study jobs are
available on Minnesota campusesto help Minnesota residents earn
money for educational expenseswhile attending college.
Work-study awards are set
by the financial aid office.
The amount a student is awarded
depends on their financial needas determined by the
results of the FAFSA.
The Minnesota G.I.
Bill provides an awardto eligible veterans (or their
spouses and/or dependents)who are serving or served
honorably in the U.S.
armed forces at any time.
The same applies to non-veterans
who served honorablyfor five or more years
in the MN National Guardor any other active or reserve
unit of the U.S. armed forceson or after September 11, 2001.
The Alliss Opportunity
Grant Programis available to students
attending Minnesota StateColleges who are enrolled in
a two-year program intendedto transfer to a Bachelor's
program upon completion.
Award amounts vary.
The Alliss University
Grant Programprovides funding for
students attending full-timeat a Minnesota State
University and demonstratingfinancial need.
Award amounts vary.
Worker Programsserve individuals dislocated
from long-held jobs.
For additional information
and eligibility requirementsfor these programs, as well as
other financial aid programsthat are available, please
visit the Minnesota Officeof Higher Education website.