In partnership with College Possible Minnesota & Milwaukee


About the Program

The Opportunity ISA Fund helps College Possible students studying in Minnesota and Wisconsin cover the costs of earning a bachelor’s degree and persist to graduation.

You can apply for $2,500—$25,000 in funding to help you cover

  • Tuition

  • Living Expenses

  • Books and Supplies

  • Account balances

Specific amounts you qualify for depend on the total cost of attendance at your school. Use the ISA calculator tool for this program to see what your contract terms would be.

Eligibility Requirements

  • College Possible student studying in Minnesota or Wisconsin

  • At least 17 years old

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident

  • At least a second-year (sophomore) college student by the time you receive funding

  • Full-time status during the term for which you’re seeking funding

  • Meeting satisfactory academic progress (SAP) criteria at your school

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above

  • Enrolled in or transferring to a bachelor’s degree program at an eligible institution (below)


Funding is available for enrollment at the following institutions:


Bethel University

Concordia University-Saint Paul

Concordia College - Moorehead

Gustavus Adolphus College

Hamline University

Macalester College

Metropolitan State University

Minnesota State Univ. - Mankato

St. Catherine University

St. Olaf College

The College of Saint Scholastica

Univ. of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Univ. of Minnesota - Duluth

University of St. Thomas


Alverno College

Cardinal Stritch University

Marquette University

Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison

Univ. of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Univ. of Wisconsin - River Falls




Text or call to speak to a BFF student manager.

Apply for an ISA

New Applicants

Create an account to begin the application process.


Returning applicants

If you’ve already created an account, you can sign in to apply for more funding.


Use the online calculator tool to find out what your ISA terms would be.


How to Apply

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Schedule an Intro Call

If you’re a first-time applicant, give us a call at (651) 401-8401 to learn more about ISAs before you apply.

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Complete the online application

Create an account on the student portal and complete the first steps of the application. If you already have an account, you can skip this step and sign in to apply.

We will review your request and create one or two ISA contract proposals within two business days.

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Review Your Terms

When you receive a text that your contract terms are ready, log into the portal to review the proposal(s). Sign the contract with the terms you prefer, and BFF will prepare the funds for disbursal to your school.


Complete Final Disclosures

As a final step, review and sign final disclosures. After three days, your school will receive the funds and apply them to your account.