Grants for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Annual Report
Grants for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (ID Grant) was established by the 2017 Minnesota Legislature (Minnesota Statutes 136A.1215 (https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/cite/136A.1215)). ID Grant provides financial assistance for postsecondary students with intellectual and developmental disabilities to pay for tuition and fees of Comprehensive Transition & Postsecondary (CTP) programs at eligible Minnesota postsecondary institutions. Programs at three institutions qualified for the ID Grant during fiscal year 2019: Bethel University, Saint Paul, Minnesota, The Bethel University Inclusive Learning and Development (BUILD) Program, Central Lakes College, Brainerd, Minnesota, Occupational Skills Program (OSP) and Ridgewater Community College, Willmar, Minnesota Occupational Skills Program (OSP).Per statute requirements, OHE submits this report annually by February 15 to legislative committees with jurisdiction over higher education finance and policy. The report includes, at minimum: (1) the number of students receiving an award; (2) the average and total award amounts; and (3) summary demographic data on award recipients.