Minnesota scholarships


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For those interested in college, a main concern is the price. However, there are many scholarships available from Minnesota schools that are directed towards juniors and seniors in high school. It is helpful to know what you need to qualify for one, and the different categories for scholarships to see if you fit into one. In this article you will find a variety of scholarships known for helping students pave their own college path.

Army ROTC Scholarship: The Army ROTC Scholarship is directed towards people planning to serve but want a degree as well. The scholarships are awarded less based on your financial status and more on your academic performance.

For more info: http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.html

EMPOWER Scholarship: The EMPOWER Scholarship is directed towards people going into the medical field. Students are selected for the scholarship based on their intended use of the college education, need, high school stats, and personal achievements.

For more info: http://www.allinahealth.org/Courage-Kenny-Rehabilitation-Institute/Programs-and-services/Volunteer-opportunities/EMPOWER-Scholarships/

Minnesota Academic Excellence Scholarship: The Minnesota Academic Excellence Scholarship is directed towards people planning to enroll to a private or public Minnesota university. Selections for the scholarships are made based on applicants who have excelled in multiple school subjects, demonstrating a high success rate with potential for many different career paths.

For more info: https://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?PageID=150

Minnesota Child Care Grant: The Minnesota Child Care Grant was made to help people, with kid/s ages 12+, financially in order for them to proceed with college while continuing to support their household. To qualify your income must qualify and you must also be a Minnesota resident.

For more info: https://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=140

Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program: The Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program is meant to provide financial aid to people who are ¼ or more Native American. You must also be a Minnesota resident. The scholarship amount ranges $4,000-$6,000 per year based on need and education status.

For more info: http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=149

Minnesota State Grant Program: The Minnesota State Grant Program is directed towards low and moderate income families with financial aid. There is no application fee for this specific grant. If awarded with this grant, it is eligible at both universities and community colleges, however it must be in the state of Minnesota.

For more info: https://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=138

PFund scholarship: The PFund Scholarship is directed towards members of the LGBTQ community. Scholarships range from $2,000 to $10,000. To be elligible you must live in Minnesota and attend a Minnesota college.

For more info: https://www.petersons.com/scholarship/pfund-scholarship-program-111_157203.aspx#/sweeps-modal


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