Federal Perkins Loan

The Federal Perkins Loan Program provides long-term, low interest (five percent) loans to undergraduate and graduate students demonstrate financial need and enroll in participating schools. Who Is Eligible? Undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled at least half time at participating schools are eligible for this program. Some schools may make loans available to part-time … Read more

Financial Aid You Must Repay (Student Loans)

Financial Aid You Must Repay (Student Loans) Although the least desirable form of financial aid, the student loan programs allow you to borrow money at interest rates that are lower than loans not intended for education. And you often pay no interest on the loan until after you graduate. Student loans are useful if you: … Read more

Minnesota Student Educational Loan Fund (SELF)

The Minnesota Student Educational Loan Fund (SELF) Program helps students who need assistance in paying for education beyond high school. The loan can be used only for educational purposes. If you don’t understand some of the terminology on this page, visit loan terminology. Your school will let you know how you should apply. You must … Read more

Shared Responsibility

Students and their parents are expected to share responsibility for paying for a higher education. Financial aid is designed to help students and families pay for the difference between what they are expected to contribute to the price of education and the actual price of that education. The price of attending a post-secondary institution varies … Read more

Minnesota State Grant

State Grants help students from low- and moderate-income families pay for educational expenses at eligible Minnesota colleges or universities. In 2005, approximately: 32 percent of State Grant funds goes to students with family incomes below $20,000, 51 percent goes to those with incomes between $20,000 and $50,000, and 17 percent goes to those with incomes … Read more

Scholarships Offered By Bethel University

Below are some of the scholarships offered by the college you selected. Information on other scholarships and grants offered by the college: www.bethel.edu. Academic Scholarship Amount of awards for new students is based on a combination of high school rank, high school GPA, AP/IB classes, and test scores. Award Amount: $500 – $3,499 Renewable? Yes … Read more

Real Estate Value

Enter the net worth of real estate and investments (value minus debt). Net worth means current value minus debt. If net worth is one million dollars or more, enter 999999. If net worth is negative, enter 0. Investments include real estate (do not include the home you live in), trust funds, money market funds, mutual … Read more

Number in College

Enter the number of family members reported in the “Number in Family” question who are enrolled in college at least half-time in a program that leads to a degree or certificate. Always include the student, even if enrolled less than half time. Do NOT include parents enrolled in college.


There may be restrictions on financial aid for some types of enrollment or programs, including enrollment in noncredit courses enrollment in courses that allow more than 15 weeks for completion enrollment in correspondence courses enrollment as a non-admitted student (not admitted to a degree- or certificate-granting program) admission to a certificate program that is not … Read more