ST. CLOUD - St. Cloud State University has received a five year federal grant for training rehabilitation specialists.

The total grant funding is $986,264 and will provide $200,000 a year to support students pursuing a degree in Rehabilitation Counselor Education.

The program is designed to teach students how to serve the needs of people with disabilities.

The grant will help St. Cloud State recruit a more diverse group of students and students with disabilities to pursue a degree in rehabilitation counseling.