Grants

Grants are gift awards based on need and are not repaid. Students apply for grants by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year. Hibbing's 6-digit federal school code is 002355.

Available Federal Grants include:

Pell Grant

  • must have earned a High School Diploma or equivalent to receive Federal aid
  • must be an undergraduate student that has not earned a four-year degree
  • may only receive a Pell grant for the equivalent of six full-time years
  • must be enrolled in at least one class and working toward an eligible certificate or degree at HCC

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

  • must have earned a High School Diploma or equivalent to receive Federal aid
  • awarded to high need students who are also eligible for a Pell Grant
  • up to $600 per year

Visit Student Aid on the Web from the U.S. Department of Education for more details on Federal Grants.

Available State Grants include:

Minnesota State Grant

  • awarded to eligible Minnesota residents
  • must be an undergraduate student that has not earned a four-year degree
  • awards are made to students enrolled 3 or more credits
  • award amounts vary by credit level
  • can receive grant for a maximum of 8 full-time semesters.

Post-Secondary Child Care Grant

  • awarded to Minnesota residents that have daycare expenses
  • based on income, family size and credit level
  • must be enrolled for 6 or more credits
  • separate application required
  • student may not be receiving MFIP (Minnesota Family Investment Program) funding

See the MHESO Site for more details.