Start the application process for federal and state aid programs by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Federal Aid Programs (Grants, Loans, Work-Study):
Additional information on federal aid programs is available at: The Student Guide.
State Aid Programs (Grants, Work-Study):
Additional information on state aid is available at: Minnesota Higher Education Service Office.
North Hennepin Community College Scholarships
Scholarships offered through NHCC Foundation range from $250 to $5,000 per year, with a limited amount of graduate/alumni scholarships available.
Below you will find a list of some available outside scholarship applications and free scholarship search sites to identify additional opportunities.
Aid for Students with Special Circumstances
Several unique educational aid programs exist for students based on their life circumstances, family experiences, public service or other achievements.
American Indian (Scholarships)
Information regarding State, federal and tribal scholarship resources are available to American Indian students is available at:
We recommend you visit the sites for both the State of Minnesota and your state of residence, if not Minnesota.
Other types of financial aid
From grants to tax benefits, information on additional forms of assistance is available.