Minnesota State Colleges and Universities - Alliss Educational Foundation Grant

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Charles and Ellora Alliss Educational Foundation
Two Year College Opportunity Grant Program

Overview

The Alliss 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

Program eligibility

  1. Grants are available to students with financial need who are attending Minnesota State Colleges, enrolled in A.A., A.S., A.A.S., A.F.A., diplomas, certificates and MnTC courses designed to transfer to baccalaureate programs
  2. Recipients cannot have already received a baccalaureate degree
  3. Recipients do not have to be Minnesota residents
  4. Awards may be made for an amount between $350 -$1100 per year, which may be renewable (but not automatically) until the student has been enrolled for 150% of the length of their program, measured in credits
  5. Grants will be processed and awarded through the College’s normal financial aid application process, and may be used to meet remaining need after the student has received Pell and/or MN State Grants
  6. Recipients will be required to meet with an advisor to create a baccalaureate degree-completion plan – this meeting must occur during the semester for which the award is granted

Eligibility Criterion as of July 1, 2014

Award procedure

The procedure for selecting recipients of the Alliss Opportunity Grant varies from campus to campus. Please contact the financial aid office at the college you attend (or plan to attend) for more information.

System institutions where Alliss Grants are available

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