The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) Aging and Adults Services and Disability Services divisions have announced an educational grant opportunity for direct support professionals. According to DHS, the “Minnesota Future Together Grants offer tuition-free pathways for students in high-need career areas. Many direct support professionals who have not yet earned a bachelor’s degree are likely to qualify for these grants.”
To learn more about eligibility and how to apply, see this educational guide from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.
The Minnesota Office of Higher Education has also compiled a list of frequently asked questions which you can access here.
If you have questions, contact the campus financial aid office at the Minnesota public college or university or Minnesota tribal college you would like to attend. You can also email FutureTogetherGrant.OHE@state.mn.us.