“The Minnesota State Grant allowed me to choose the college that was right for me. At Gustavus, I get one-on-one interactions with faculty, work with an alumni mentor, and am able to participate in a wide variety of co-curricular activities.”
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“I don’t like to view excellence as the state of being perfect; but more so as the continuous process of restoring equity. The State Grant has helped me achieve excellence by financially supporting my fair and equal chance at receiving a private college education!”
“The State Grant allows me to be able to get the education I not only need but want and helps me afford college tuition on my own. This grant allows me to afford an education that I know will help me to be successful in my future endeavors.”
“The Minnesota State Grant program has allowed me to focus on being successful both in and out of the classroom. If it was not for this program I would not be able to attend a school where I am supported by everyone I come in contact with and where my success is of the utmost importance.”
“The Minnesota State Grant program has affected my ability to attend St. Scholastica by helping ease the financial burden that college often places on students. With this grant I don’t have to worry about getting another job, and it allows me to focus on my responsibilities as a student and build connections with those around me.”
“I was always taught that an investment in oneself and one’s future is worth making. Carleton College is a school that I worked very hard to attend. The Minnesota State Grant program helps to make sure that work wasn’t in vain.”
“Having the State Grant lessens the burden for my family. Without the State Grant, I would have to go to school part-time.”
“The Minnesota State Grant program has allowed me to attend Bethany with confidence in my financial situation. It has allowed me the chance to spend more time concentrating on my studies.”
“The State Grant has helped me focus on my academic success without worrying about paying for school. The grant has allowed me to be as involved as I can be on campus.”
“It is hard to imagine my life without the Minnesota State Grant. I am really grateful to receive it and it makes school affordable. I don’t know if I would be getting a college education if I did not have the State Grant.”