Augsburg College was one of seven Minnesota colleges and universities to receive a grant from Consul Alberto Fierro Garza, Consulate of Mexico in St. Paul. Garza presented grants from the Instituto de los Mexicanos en el Exterior (IME—Institute for Mexicans Abroad) Fellowship Program to colleges and universities in Minnesota to benefit Mexican or Mexican-American students. The presentation took place during a ceremony hosted by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) following the October meeting of the Board of Trustees. A total of $55,000 in scholarships was presented at the ceremony, placing Minnesota among the top states nationally for the amount received from this competitive grant. The colleges and universities will match the awards for a total impact of $110,000.