What are minority grants?


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The minority college grant program awards money to students who represent different segments of the population. These grants bring a larger degree of diversity to student bodies and more minority students into universities.

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For students to become eligible for minority grants, they must meet certain prerequisites and requirements. Students must also fall under either an ethnic or non-ethnic category to qualify for a minority grant. The ethnic category helps students from different ethnic backgrounds to overcome certain hardships that ethnic minorities typically face in attending universities. The non-ethnic category assists female students, physically impaired students and students with learning disabilities.

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