Minnesota Public Safety Officer's Survivor Program

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Awarded By

Minnesota Office of Higher Education

Award Amount

Up to $14,488 annually for students in a four-year degree or graduate program and $5,790 annually for students in a two-year degree program. Awards are renewable for a maximum of eight semesters, 12 quarters or the equivalent. Recipients must re-apply for a grant each term.


The number of awards offered varies annually. Last year, six awards were given.

Additional Information

The Public Safety Officer's Survivor Grant provides an educational benefit to dependent children under age 23 (age extended to 30 for those who served on active military duty for at least 181 consecutive days and were honorably discharged or released) and the spouses of public safety officers killed in the line of duty. Eligibility is determined by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

Deadline Info

Applications are available from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education (MOHE) website. To apply, interested students must also obtain a Public Safety Officer’s Benefit Fund Certificate from the Comm ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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