“One of the biggest reasons I wanted to go to college was to study abroad. This didn’t seem possible because I came from a lower income background. The Minnesota State Grant made that dream possible and provided for me an academic and life experience that I’ll cherish forever.”
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.