Grants

FEDERAL PELL GRANT - Pell Grants are awarded to students working toward a degree or certificate. The Federal Pell Grant varies based upon the number of credits for which a student registers. Full-time status is 12 credits. If you are enrolled for less than 12 credits, your Federal Pell Grant will be prorated.

FEDERAL SUPPLEMENTAL EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY GRANTS (FSEOG) - These are federal grants awarded to undergraduate students who demonstrate exceptional financial need. Awards range from $100 to $600 per academic year depending upon the availability of funds.

MINNESOTA STATE GRANTS - These grants are awarded to Minnesota high school graduates and residents who are undergraduates, and have not attended post-secondary institutions more than the equivalent of 8 semesters full-time. Students must be enrolled for 15 credits to be considered full-time for Minnesota Grant eligibility. If you enroll for less than 15 but more than 3 credits, your award will be prorated. Students who are delinquent in paying child support are not eligible for this grant.

ALLISS GRANT - The Alliss Two-Year Opportunity Grant is available to students with financial need who are attending Minnesota State Colleges, and who are enrolled in A.A., A.S., A.A.S., A.F.A., diplomas, certificates and MnTC courses designed to transfer to baccalaureate programs. ALLISS Grants must be applied for at the Admissions/Registration Office, 218.285.2207, prior to registration.