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.

Aileen Lee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 06, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence.

Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected and funds [...] More

American Legion Auxiliary Minnesota Legionnaire Insurance Trust Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The purpose of this scholarship, sponsored by the American Legion, Department of Minnesota, is to provide financial assistance to students to further their education in any Minnesota university, college, vocational school or other accredited institution of higher education, or in states with Minnesota reciprocity.

- Applicant must be a legal resident of the state of Minnesota [...] More

Atheists for Human Rights Award
Application Deadlines: February 02, Annually
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.

To be eligible for a PFund scholarship you must be:
- LGBT or allied student
- Legal resident of Minnesota or attending a qualifying Minnesota academic institution
- Enrolled in a post-secondary [...] More

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
CBYX for Young Professionals is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State. The program annually gives 75 American young professionals the opportunity to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX program consists of three phases: two months of German language school; four months of classes in your career field at a [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program
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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

JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 3.0 GPA; 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation -Midwestern Regional Chapter
Application Deadlines: July 15, Annually
The KASF scholarships are awarded each year to the college students of Korean heritage. A student currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply for the KASF scholarship. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Each applicant must submit an application to the [...] More

MGMA Midwest Section Scholarships
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The ACMPE Scholarship Fund Inc. supports and promotes health care leaders' personal and professional growth toward the advancement of the profession. The program supports individuals who, by virtue of experience, current position and plans demonstrate potential for contributing to the medical practice management profession.

To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be:
- Enrolled in [...] More

Minnesota Academic Excellence Scholarship
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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.

Who Is Eligible?
High school graduates must be admitted to enroll full-time in a nonsectarian, baccalaureate degree-granting program at:

* [...] More

Minnesota Child Care Grant
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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.

Who is Eligible?
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.

For complete program details and eligibility [...] More

Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: July 01, Annually
The Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program provides postsecondary financial assistance to eligible Minnesota resident students who are of one-fourth or more American Indian ancestry and demonstrate financial need for an award. The award amount is based on need up to $4,000 per year for undergraduate students and up to $6,000 for graduate students.

Scholarships are available to eligible American [...] More

Minnesota Public Safety Officers' Survivor Grant
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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.

For complete program details and eligibility requirements, please [...] More

Minnesota State Grant Program
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Minnesota State Grants help students from low- and moderate-income families pay for educational expenses at eligible Minnesota colleges or universities. There is no charge for applying to the Minnesota State Grant Program. Students can apply for a State Grant by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Who is Eligible?

Minnesota residents who:
* Are graduates of a [...] More

Page Education Foundation Grants
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The mission of the Page Education Foundation is to increase participation of Minnesota’s young people of color in post-secondary education. Candidates must be Minnesota students of color, demonstrate a financial need, a positive attitude toward education and community service, and attend a post-secondary institution within the state of Minnesota.

Awards consist of grants that range in value [...] More

PMI Robert J. Yourzak Scholarship Award
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
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

Scholarship for People with Disabilities
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The "Scholarship for People with Disabilities" is awarded annually and provides assistance to individuals with physical and sensory disabilities so they can pursue educational goals or gain technical expertise beyond high school to increase their career options and enrich their lives through education and training. Scholarships are based on individual need and will not exceed $1,000. A candidate [...] More

SFM Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
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.

SFM Foundation is an affiliate of SFM Companies, a regional workers' compensation insurance group headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Scholarships are available to qualifying students whose [...] More

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood(r) MINNESOTA
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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.
These scholarships are for early childhood or school-age professionals who have worked for at least six months in a licensed or regulated child care [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
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.

What are the requirements?
-You must be under 21
-You must be entering college in the upcoming fall
-You must also meet [...] More

The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
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In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, the applicant must be resident of a state other than Ohio and attend Heidelberg College. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information, please visit http://www.heidelberg.edu/financialaid/futurestudent/scholarships [...] More

Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
Hawkinson Scholarships are awarded annually to undergraduate or graduate students who are a resident of or currently attending school in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota or Wisconsin. The scholarship program is funded by donations from friends and members of the Foundation and by endowment earnings. Past scholarship recipients have come from many faiths, including Christianity, [...] More

White Earth Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
Student must be an enrolled member of the White Earth Band of Chippewa (descendents ineligible). Must attend an accredited post-secondary institution and must not have defaulted on any student loans.

Applicant must complete the FAFSA and the White Earth Scholarship Program applications 8 weeks prior to beginning potential institution. Minnesota residents must be seeking a degree, certificate, [...] More

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