FEATURED! New Scholarship Fund

State Early Learning Scholarships

This is a completely NEW resource to help parents pay for early child care and eduaction. The State Early Learning Scholarships give families financial support up to $5,000.

To be eligible for scholarships, families must:

  • live in Aitkin, Itasca, St. Louis, Carlton, Scott, Carver, Washington, Anoka, Hennepin, Ramsey or Dakota counties,
  • have a child(ren) who is age three or four by September 1, 2014, and who is not yet eligible for kindergarten,
  • ¬†have an annual income at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Guideline in the current calendar year.

Find the application and further information here: Think Small


The Student Parent HELP (Higher Education for Low-Income People) Center offers programs and services that are designed to promote access, retention, and academic success for University of Minnesota undergraduate students who have children. The HELP Center offers various academic and family support services and programming to student parents registered in any undergraduate college on the Twin Cities campus. All HELP Center administered grants and funded programs are restricted to undergraduate, first B.A., students meeting basic income and other eligibility criteria.

Are you an undergraduate student who is parenting or pregnant? Call us at 612-626-6015 to set up an intake!

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Interested in supporting our Student Emergency Assistance Fund and our Adopt A Family Program?




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