Whether it’s scholarships, grants or connecting students to federal aid, MSUM has numerous resources to assist you and your family. The Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid is your number one resource for finding out how to apply, what you need to do to qualify, and what types of financial aid are available.
The financial aid estimator will help you estimate your eligibility for a Federal Pell Grant, Minnesota State Grant, and federal education tax benefits. The estimator is based on the federal calculation of your Estimated Family Contribution and the tuition and fees for the Minnesota institution you select.
Begin by applying for financial aid, using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You must complete the FAFSA each year for your eligibility to be determined.
How to make your university education affordable with financial aid and scholarships.
Grants are primarily awarded based on financial need and don’t have to be repaid.
Scholarships are awarded based on exceptional merit, talent or interest.
Loans are financial aid awards that must be repaid with interest after graduation.
Work-study is part of an aid package that pays your wage for an on-campus job.