Minnesota State Grant Recipients: Be aware of FAFSA deadline for spring semester. St. Thomas Newsroom February 8, 2011 To be considered for Minnesota State Grant funds for spring semester, the U.S. Department of Education must receive your 2010-11 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on or before Tuesday, March 1. If your FAFSA is received after this date, you will not be eligible to receive a state grant for spring term, but may receive state grant funds for summer session (if enrolled and eligible). If you intend to file the FAFSA for the current academic year, submit it immediately to receive consideration for state grant funding and federal student aid. You may file the 2010-11 FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Contact the Financial Aid Office, (651) 962-6550, for more information.