The Power of YOU (POY) is a program that can make your dream of attending college a possibility. POY will cover the cost of tuition and fees for two years or up to 72 attempted credits at Minneapolis Community and Technical College (Minneapolis College) through state and federal grants and private scholarships. Students have the opportunity to earn incentives, which can assist with the cost of books, transportation and meal cards.
Yes, the program offers students one-on-one, same-day access to their Academic Advisor, Community Service Opportunities, Student Success Seminars, Career Exploration and the ability to earn incentives to cover the cost of books, transportation and meal cards.
Yes. Augsburg University offers a scholarship to POY students who successfully complete their Associates Degree at Minneapolis College. Students are encouraged to work closely with their POY Advisor for assistance in the scholarship application process.
The program is need-based and uses financial aid and the POY application to identify and fund students who have a high need first. We are committed to funding all applicants based on available program funding.
Students invited to attend a POY Orientation will be notified via email on May 25, 2018. Once you have been invited to a POY orientation you must register for orientation via email and attend the 6 hour orientation on the date you select. You are not considered a POY student until you complete orientation and sign the POY Participation Agreement.
Students not invited to attend a POY Orientation will receive a letter of decline by June 4, 2018.