“I wanted to go to a good college without putting a huge burden on my family, since my sister will also be in college soon. Without the State Grant, I would be more worried that we couldn’t keep up with payments. That added burden would mean I wouldn’t be able to focus as much on my studies.”
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 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.