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Financial Aid for American Indian Students

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Financial Aid

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the only application needed to receive federal, state, or institutional financial aid at the University of Minnesota, Morris. The FAFSA is available on October 1 each year.

American Indian Tuition Waiver

The University of Minnesota, Morris will admit American Indian students qualified for admission free of charge for tuition, as mandated in federal law and state statute.
Students with American Indian heritage are admitted to the University of Minnesota, Morris on the same basis as other students. For the purposes of this tuition waiver, American Indian is defined as:

  • an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe, Alaskan Native Village, or Canadian First Nation;
  • a direct descendant of a parent or grandparent who is an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe, Alaskan Native Village, or Canadian First Nation; or
  • a direct descendant of a tribally verified member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe, Alaskan Native Village, or Canadian First Nation, other than parent or grandparent.

American Indian students do not need to establish residence on trust lands, nor do they need to be Minnesota residents.

American Indian Funding Opportunities

Explore other funding opportunities for American Indian students