Strong financial aid programs are critical to the future of our kids, our economy and our state. One out of every four college students receives a Minnesota State Grant. Without it, many students would be unable to attend college — or they would have to take on more debt.

What is an advocate?

An advocate is a person who is willing to speak up about an issue that is important, like the importance of student financial aid. Anyone can advocate for student financial aid:

  • Current college students
  • College faculty and staff
  • Parents of students
  • Alumni
  • Community and business leaders
  • Anyone else concerned about keeping college affordable

What can I do?

State legislative session

Find out about the Council's legislative agenda.

Take action

Reach out to your elected officials on an issue.

Find your legislators

Identify who represents you and how to contact them.

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Stay informed about issues in state and federal financial aid.

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