Minnesota Occupational Grant

Provides financial assistance to students who are enrolled in qualified programs.

Students who Qualify

  • Graduated high school during 2015-2016 academic year;
  • Passed a GED test as a Minnesota resident during the 2015-2016 academic year; or
  • Completed a 12 or 24-month Americorps program during the 2015-2016 academic year that started immediately after high school graduation
  • MN resident
  • Have an adjusted gross income of $90,000 or less for the 2015 tax year

Programs that Qualify


  • First come, first served – based on completed FAFSA application date
  • Must be enrolled in a qualified program beginning fall of 2016

Get Started

  1. Apply to ATCC at www.alextech.edu/application
  2. Complete FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov

For more information, including a list of qualifying programs, visit the Office of Higher Education’s website at www.ohe.state.mn.us/MnSCUOccupGrant.