"The State Grant has made college more affordable for me and allows me to receive an education at a college of my choosing. The Minnesota State grant program has also affected many other students in my immediate cohort, and has dictated whether or not they can be in school."
Strong financial aid programs are critical to the future of our kids, our economy and our state.
One out of every four college students receives a Minnesota State Grant. Without it, many students would be unable to attend college — or they would have to take on more debt.
As a student, parent, alum or other supporter, there are simple things you can do to help. This can include learning about the State Grant, spreading the word about its importance and sharing your views with the lawmakers who will decide on future funding.