The Minnesota GI Bill Program provides postsecondary financial assistance to eligible Minnesota veterans and service members and to the children and spouses of deceased or severely disabled eligible Minnesota veterans.
The Minnesota GI Bill program was established to provide financial assistance for postsecondary education to eligible Minnesota veterans and service members who served on or after September 11, 2001.
The MN GI Bill award is calculated by subtracting the student's Federal Pell Grant, MN State Grant and other veteran's benefits from the calculation budget. The maximum MN GI Bill award for an undergraduate student registered for 12 credits or more is $1,000 per term. The maximum MN GI Bill award for an undergraduate student registered for 11 credits or less is $500 per term. Graduate students considered full time by their institution are eligible for a maximum of $1000 and graduate students considered part time by their institution are eligible for a maximum of $500 per term. The maximum MN GI Bill award per fiscal year - July 1 through June 30 - is $3,000, up to a lifetime maximum benefit of $10,000.
An applicant must be:
The student must also: