Scholarship Details

SAVE [USA] Minnesota Child Care Grant

Scholarship Description

The Postsecondary Child Care Grant Program helps low income students who have young children pay for child care while the student attends classes. *check back later for updates on scholarship availability.

Field of Study


Additional Information

  • Type Of Award: SCHOLARSHIP
  • Amount: The maximum award amount is $5,200 per eligible child per academic year. The amount of the award cannot exceed 40 hours of child care per week per eligible child.

    In some instances, the maximum award may be increased by 10 percent to compensate for higher market costs for infant care.
  • Application Deadline: May Vary
  • Automatic Consideration: NO
  • Renewable: UNSPECIFIED
Application Address
Contact Information

Please visit the Financial Aid office of participating institutions

Minimum Requirement

Minnesota residents who have a child 12 years old or younger (or 14 or younger if the child is handicapped) and whose family size and income qualify for the program. To qualify, students also must:

Be Minnesota residents.
Be enrolled 6-15 credits per term (undergraduates) or 1-6 credits per term (graduates).
Either not have earned a baccalaureate degree and been enrolled full time less than ten semesters or the equivalent, or have a baccalaureate degree and been enrolled full time less than ten semesters or the equivalent in a graduate or professional degree program. Students who have withdrawn for active military service after December 31, 2002 are given an extra term of eligibility.
Not have defaulted on a student loan.

The student must not be receiving assistance from the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP). Individuals receiving MFIP at this time should contact their County Social Office of Higher Education to get additional information about child care assistance.

Colleges & Universities
  • - Herzing University- Minneapolis Campus
  • - Minneapolis College of Art and Design
  • - Minnesota State University- Moorhead
  • - Minnesota State University-Mankato
  • - Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
  • - University of Minnesota
  • - University of Minnesota - Duluth
  • - University of Minnesota - Morris
  • - University of Minnesota - Rochester
  • - University of Minnesota-Crookston