This award is available to Minnesota resident undergraduate and graduate students who are attending or planning to attend a Minnesota public or private postsecondary institution. The student must be the spouse or dependent of a public safety officer killed in the line of duty.
Awards are based on the annual average full-time tuition and mandatory fees charged by the institution, or the applicable tuition and fee maximum established in law. The annual full-time tuition and fee maximums are $10,488 for students in a 4-year degree or graduate program and $5,808 for students in a 2-year degree program, prorated for term length and enrollment level. Awards are renewable for a maximum of eight semesters, 12 quarters or the equivalent. Recipients must re-apply for a grant each term.
Applications are available from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education (MOHE) website. To apply, interested students must also obtain a Public Safety Officer’s Benefit Fund Certificate from the Comm... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.