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.

"I Matter" Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 21, Annually
VILLA “I Matter” Scholarship Overview:
The VILLA “I Matter” Scholarship will provide tuition assistance to graduating seniors enrolling in an accredited undergraduate program in the fall 2015. The recipients of this scholarship are selected based on the applicant’s demonstrated academic achievement, community service involvement, verbal communication skills, resume, and reference letter. The [...] More

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

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Green to Gold Scholarship Option winners receive:
-Tuition or room and board support
-Additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment
-A monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year that increases each year based on your Military Science Class
-Pay for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of college
-If qualified, [...] More

Army ROTC Scholarships
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Start Strong in life – enroll in Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), the college elective for undergraduate and graduate students that provides unrivalled leadership training for success in any career field. If you have a passion for it, you can find a place to fit in the Army as an officer and get the training you need to turn that passion into a career.The Four-Year High School [...] More

Catholic United Financial Post-High School Tuition Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
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 Deadlines: May 13, Annually
Two 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.

C2IA Senior Scholarship is open to legal U.S. citizens [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The Henkal Corporation's Duck Brand Duct Tape "Stuck at Prom" Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Puerto Rico and the Province of Quebec. This contest rewards individuals for creating prom attire made completely out of duct tape.

Each couple/single entry must include:
-One color photograph (professional or [...] More

EMPOWER Scholarships
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
EMPOWER Scholarships are open to ethnically diverse students for attendance at an institution of higher learning. The EMPOWER scholarships were established in 1994 and are made possible through the David Hersey Endowment Fund, thanks to the generosity of Adele Hersey and her family.

To be eligible for one of two $1,500 scholarships, students must be residents of Minnesota or Wisconsin, have 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

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant
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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 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

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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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
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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.

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
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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 ¾ time and graduate students enrolled at least half time.

In order to qualify for this [...] More

Minnesota Masonic Charities Heritage Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
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. Award: $2,500/year for up to four years or $10,000. Limited to Minnesota [...] More

Minnesota Masonic Charities Legacy Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
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 $4000 per year for up to four years or $16,000. Limited [...] More

Minnesota Masonic Charities Signature Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
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. NO NEED FOR MASONIC AFFILIATION TO APPLY. High school seniors must demonstrate a GPA of 3.8 or higher. Eligible [...] More

Minnesota Masonic Charities Undergraduate Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
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. Award is $2,000/year for up to three years or $6,000. Current college freshmen, sophomores [...] More

Minnesota Masonic Charities Vocational Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
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 renewable. In 2015, the program will award $450,000 in scholarships to worthy Minnesotans who embody the [...] 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.

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
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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. 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 Deadlines: March 18, Annually
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 awards are presented each June of every year at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention. The following regions are:

-Region I: [...] More

Page Education Foundation Grants
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
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 Deadlines: January 15, 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 program for [...] 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

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
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

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.

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
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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. 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 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

Tesoro Youth Leadership Awards
Application Deadlines: February 26, Annually
Tesoro Industries is providing twenty $2,500 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.

Eligibility:
-High school seniors graduating in 2016 who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of one of the following 19 states where Tesoro does business: Alaska, [...] More

The Douglas MacInnes ALS Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
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 Deadlines: April 17, Annually
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

Twin Cities Marathon, Inc. College Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 02, Annually
The Twin Cities In Motion (TCM) College Scholarship is a one-time freshman grant open to all high school seniors who participate in cross country or track and reside within the Twin Cities 11-county metro area.

Scholarship Requirements and Information:
-Student athletes of all abilities are encouraged to apply
-Applicants must have participated in cross country and/or track running [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program
Application Deadlines: June 23, Annually
U.S Army Loan Repayment Program helps servicemen repay qualified student loans. Out of all the service branches, the Army’s CLRP benefits package is typically regarded as the best, since it provides up to $65,000 in lifetime student loan forgiveness. The benefit is doled out on an annual basis, beginning as soon as a Soldier completes his first year of qualifying service, and provided at a rate [...] More

Upper Midwest Emmy Chapter/Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 05, Annually
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)

For consideration [...] More

Vernetta Wilson Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 26, Annually
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Alumnae Chapter's annual scholarship is part of a larger commitment to provide encouragement and support to African-American students who choose higher education as their goal. Award amounts vary but typically range between $1,000-$2,500 per individual. Award recipients are recognized at the annual Literary Luncheon in the spring.

Eligibility:
-African-American high [...] More

Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
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.

Hawkinson Scholarships are awarded annually to undergraduate or graduate students who are a resident of or currently attending school in Iowa, [...] More

White Earth Scholarship Program (WESP)
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
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.

Applicants for all scholarships must:
-Be an enrolled member of the MCT-White Earth Band
-Apply at least 8-12 weeks prior to the day classes begin
-Be accepted [...] More

Last Edited: December 2015

Minnesota Scholarships

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