Minnesota Scholarships

If you are from Minnesota, scholarships specifically created for Minnesota residents could be just what you need to pay your way through college. Awards from Minnesota businesses, philanthropic organizations, colleges and universities and the Minnesota Office of Higher Education can all help you pay for college, and Scholarships.com can help you find information about these and other college scholarships.

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Green to Gold Scholarships are awarded for two, three, or four years. Recipients will receive tuition or room and board support, additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment, and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year. Additionally, there will receive funding for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of [...] More

Catholic United Financial Post-High School Tuition Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2018
  • Amount: $500
  • Scholarships are for members of any age seeking to learn a trade, earn a certification or complete a college degree, Catholic United wants to help. Our Post-High School Tuition Scholarship program gives our members tuition assistance for their educational goals. Scholarship awards are one-time benefits, past recipients cannot apply again. While the average scholarship recipient is a recent high [...] More

Come 2 Iowa (C2IA) Senior Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/12/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Five awards of $1,000 each are available to high school seniors through the Come 2 Iowa (C2IA) Senior Scholarship. To participate, eligible students must register and then complete two online financial literacy tutorials plus an assessment. A short essay may be required to break ties among students who achieve a top score on the assessment.

    -Are permanent residents in one of the [...] More

EMPOWER Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2018
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The EMPOWER Scholarship, administered by Courage Kenny Foundation, encourages and supports ethnically diverse students who are pursuing a career in a medical or rehabilitation field. The scholarship is made possible by a generous gift from the David M. Hersey Endowment Fund of the Courage Kenny Foundation.

    Applicants must identify how they will use their education and training and demonstrate [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $15,000
  • The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.

    Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.

    For more [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $12,000
  • In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first-time freshmen or transfer students who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four (4) years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Midwestern Regional Chapter

  • Application Deadline: 7/8/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Midwestern Regional Chapter is for students of Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals), who will be a full-time student at a school in one of the designated Midwestern region states (Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and [...] More

MGMA Midwest Section Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The MGMA Midwest Section Scholarships are available to students who are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program relevant to medical practice management, including public health, business administration, health care administration. Students must also reside in MGMA Midwest section states (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and [...] More

Minnesota Academic Excellence Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Minnesota Academic Excellence Scholarship helps students who have demonstrated outstanding ability, achievement, and potential in one of several subjects: English or creative writing, fine arts, foreign language, math, science, or social science.

    High school graduates must be admitted to enroll full-time in a nonsectarian, baccalaureate degree-granting program at:
    -The University of [...] More

Minnesota Child Care Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,800
  • The Minnesota Post-Secondary Child Care Grant Program helps low income students who have young children pay for child care while the student attends classes.

    Minnesota residents who have a child 12 years old or younger (or 14 or younger if the child is handicapped) and whose family size and income qualify for the program. To qualify, students also must:
    -Be Minnesota residents
    -Be enrolled [...] More

Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 7/1/2018
  • Amount: $50,000
  • Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program provides post-secondary financial assistance to eligible Minnesota resident students who are of one-fourth or more Indian ancestry and demonstrate financial need for an award.

    Scholarships are available to eligible Indian undergraduate students enrolled at least three-quarters of the time and graduate students enrolled at least [...] More

Minnesota Masonic Charities Heritage Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Heritage Scholarships are offered to Minnesota high school seniors, giving students with a GPA range of 3.0-3.59 the opportunity to supplement their educations. Candidates must be graduating from a Minnesota high school and plan to enroll in a four-year higher education program. The award is $2,500 per year for up to four years or $10,000. The scholarship is limited to Minnesota residents.

    For [...] More

Minnesota Masonic Charities Legacy Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $16,000
  • Legacy awards are named after benefactors of Minnesota Masonic Charities who have prioritized the pursuit of education with their contributions. Eligible high school seniors must have a 3.6-3.79 GPA to qualify. Candidates must be graduating from a Minnesota high school and must plan to attend a four-year higher education program. Awards are $4,000 per year for up to four years or $16,000. The [...] More

Minnesota Masonic Charities Signature Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The most competitive of the Minnesota Masonic Charities Scholarship awards, Signature Scholarships are offered each year in the name of individuals who were members of the Masonic Fraternity and are strongly associated with the state of Minnesota through achievement or public service. You do not have to have Masonic affiliation to apply. High school seniors must demonstrate a GPA of 3.9 or [...] More

Minnesota Masonic Charities Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $6,000
  • Select individuals who are currently enrolled in a four-year higher education degree program will receive undergraduate scholarship awards from Minnesota Masonic Charities. Candidates must demonstrate a GPA of 2.75 or above, must have graduated from a Minnesota high school and be a resident of Minnesota. The award is $2,000 per year for up to three years or $6,000. Current college freshmen, [...] More

Minnesota Masonic Charities Vocational Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Minnesota Masonic Charities Scholarships Program is the most comprehensive in the state, offering worthy students more and diverse award opportunities. The program provides high school seniors, vocational students and college undergraduates with awards that are not only generous, but also renewable.

    -Must have graduated from a Minnesota high school and be a Minnesota [...] More

Minnesota Public Safety Officers' Survivor Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $13,480
  • The Public Safety Officer's Survivor Grant provides educational benefits to dependent children and the surviving spouse of a public safety officer killed in the line of duty on or after January 1, 1973.

    Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree or certificate program or a graduate degree program after June 30, 2011, at an eligible Minnesota institution that participates in the [...] More

Minnesota State Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $8,202
  • Minnesota State Grants help students from low- and moderate-income families pay for educational expenses at eligible Minnesota colleges or universities. Eligible institutions include the state universities, the University of Minnesota, public community and technical colleges, schools of nursing and related health professions, private colleges, and private career institutions in Minnesota. [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2019
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The participating regions are found at the scholarship provider's website. An essay will also be required as part of the application. For more information or to apply, [...] More

NSHSS Andeavor Youth Leadership Awards

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Andeavor Industries is providing college scholarships for outstanding young leaders. This new scholarship has been launched to encourage young scholars who are leading by example in their schools and communities. The scholarship is open to high school seniors graduating in spring who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of one of the following 19 states where Andeavor does business: Alaska, [...] More

Page Education Foundation Grants

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Page Grants are awarded to Minnesota students of color who attend Minnesota post-secondary schools and agree to complete annual service projects with young children. Students at all levels of academic achievement can qualify for a grant. The selection process highlights an applicant’s attitude toward education, willingness to provide service to children, and financial need.

    To be eligible for [...] More

PFund Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2019
  • Amount: $10,000
  • PFund is a vital resource and community builder for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and allied communities by providing grants and scholarships, developing leaders and inspiring giving. Applicants must identify as LGBT or allied student and be legal residents of Minnesota or must be attending a qualifying Minnesota academic institution. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

PMI Robert J. Yourzak Scholarship Award

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The PMI Educational Foundation Scholarship Program is pleased that you are interested in pursuing a career in project management. The Foundation has established a tuition scholarship program to assist qualified students in obtaining degrees from accredited academic institutions of higher learning in the field of project management. Scholarships are sponsored by PMI, PMI Components, corporations, [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

SFM Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • SFM Foundation is a non-profit organization created to administer a post-secondary education scholarship program to benefit children of workers disabled or fatally injured in work-related accidents.

    Basic eligibility requirements:
    -Must be the natural, adopted, step-child or full dependent of a worker injured or killed in a work-related accident during the course and scope of employment with [...] More

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Minnesota Scholarship Programs

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Minnesota is a scholarship program intended to provide opportunities for early childhood and school-age care professionals interested in increasing their levels of education, compensation, and commitment to the field. Benefits vary depending on scholarship type, but for most scholarship recipients, T.E.A.C.H. covers the majority of tuition and textbook purchases while [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Are you under 21 years of age and about to start college in the fall? If so, you may be in luck! TCI annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1,000 each to tall students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following fall.

    -You must be under 21
    -You must be entering college in the upcoming fall
    -You must also meet the TCI [...] More

The Douglas MacInnes ALS Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2018
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Steps for Doug, an ALS Foundation, provides a scholarship to a student (high school or college) who has been affected by ALS. If the student can communicate their connection to ALS and how it has influenced their life, Steps for Doug would like to help aid the financial burden of college. Steps for Doug is offering a $1,000 scholarship for two years of higher education (totaling $2,000 in aid). [...] More

The Salvation Army Linden Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/17/2018
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Salvation Army Linden Scholarship is given to needy students residing in select Minnesota counties. We are looking for individuals who demonstrate their community spirit through active volunteerism.

    To be eligible for this award, applicant must meet the following criteria:
    - Applicant must be a resident of Ramsey, Washington or Dakota counties in Minnesota
    - Applicant must be a high [...] More

Upper Midwest Emmy Chapter/Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/5/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The NATAS-Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation offers $2,500 student scholarship grants to be used for tuition & books. Scholarships are open to high school and college/university students living in the five-state area served by the Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. (Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa & western Wisconsin)

    Submission [...] More

Vernetta Wilson Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/23/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Vernetta Wilson Memorial Scholarship Fund was formed in late 1987 in honor of our departed sister, Vernetta Wilson, an active member of the community whose passion in life was working with young adults. In order to apply, you must be an African-American high school graduating senior with a minimum 2.7 GPA; be an active volunteer in community service activities (minimum 30 hours), a Minnesota [...] More

Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation Scholarship encourages students who have already demonstrated a commitment to peace and justice to strive for peace and justice both in their educational pursuits and in their personal and professional lives.

    -Applicant must be a resident of (or currently attending school in) Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota or [...] More

White Earth Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2018
  • Amount: Varies
  • The White Earth Scholarship Program (WESP) offers scholarships for Native American students pursuing post-secondary education. Scholarship categories include undergraduate, out-of-state undergraduate, graduate, and Minnesota Indian.

    -Be an enrolled member of the MCT-White Earth Band
    -Apply at least 8-12 weeks prior to the day classes begin
    -Be accepted to an accredited higher [...] More

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Last Reviewed: March 2018