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Indian Scholarship Data


 

A Minnesota funded financial aid program for Minnesota students of American Indian ancestry

The Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program provides postsecondary financial assistance to eligible Minnesota resident students who are of one-fourth or more American Indian ancestry and demonstrate financial need for an award. In Fiscal Year 2008, administration of the program was transferred from the Minnesota Department of Education to the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.

 

Use of Funds
Award YearAppropriation*Number of AwardeesTotal Dollars SpentAverage Award
56-57$5,00010$5,000$500
57-58$7,50025$7,500$300
58-59$10,50031$10,500$339
59-60$7,500data not available
60-61$7,50040$7,500$188
61-62$12,00070$12,000$171
62-63$15,00057$15,000$263
63-64$20,00057$20,000$351
64-65$20,00064$20,000$313
65-66$24,96176$24,961$328
66-67$25,00070$25,000$357
67-68$35,00095$35,000$368
68-69$40,000243$40,000$165
69-70$60,000331$60,000$181
70-71$75,000375$75,000$200
71-72$190,161689$190,161$276
72-73$269,839965$269,839$280
73-74$225,000916$225,000$246
74-75$235,000968$235,000$243
75-76$400,000900$400,000$444
76-77$400,0001,032$400,000$388
77-78$500,0001,100$500,000$455
78-79$500,000983$500,000$509
79-80$500,0001,005$500,000$498
80-81$625,000903$625,000$692
81-82$600,0001,111$600,000$540
82-83$625,000800$625,000$781
83-84$1,500,0001,543$1,500,000$972
84-85$1,500,0001,097$1,500,000$1,367
85-86$1,500,0001,271$1,500,000$1,180
86-87$1,581,8001,242$1,581,800$1,274
87-88$1,581,8001,410$1,581,800$1,122
88-89$1,582,8001,445$1,582,800$1,095
89-90$1,582,0001,331$1,582,000$1,189
90-91$1,582,0001,285$1,582,000$1,231
91-92$1,500,0001,231$1,500,000$1,219
92-93$1,500,0001,201$1,500,000$1,249
93-94$1,500,000data not available
94-95$1,600,000data not available
95-96$1,600,000859$1,600,000$1,863
96-97$1,600,000872$1,631,131$1,871
97-98$1,600,000910$1,600,000$1,758
98-99$1,875,0001,019$1,875,000$1,840
99-00$1,875,0001,018$1,875,000$1,842
00-01$1,875,000data not available
01-02$1,875,000897$1,875,000$2,090
02-03$1,875,000691$1,875,000$2,713
03-04$1,875,000639$1,875,000$2,934
04-05$1,875,000481$1,530,123$3,181
05-06$1,875,000637$2,194,247$3,445
06-07$1,875,000538$1,804,381$3,354
07-08$1,875,000595$1,872,932$3,148
08-09$1,875,000570$1,856,865$3,258
09-10$2,000,000617$1,935,798$3,137
10-11$2,043,074***626$2,037,081$3,254

*Does not include appropriation set aside for the Office of Higher Education administration.

**If actual dollars spent data not available, annual appropriation is listed.

*** Amount includes carryover of unused funds in previous fiscal year.

 

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