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):

State Aid Programs (Grants, Work-Study):

North Hennepin Community College Scholarships

Scholarships offered through NHCC Foundation range from $250 to $5,000 per year.

Other Scholarships

Below is a list of free scholarship search sites to help identify additional aid opportunities.

Aid for Students with Special Circumstances

Several aid programs support students based on life circumstances, public service or other affiliations.

American Indian (Scholarships)

State, federal and tribal scholarship resources are available at:

Non-Minnesota Residents

Visit the Department of Education site of your state of residence.

Other types of financial aid

From grants to tax benefits, information on additional forms of assistance is available.

Alternative loan options are available, but should only be considered after federal loan options have been exhausted.