Minnesota Scholarships

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Evans Scholars Program

The Evans Scholars Foundation, administered by the Western Golf Association, offers up to $60,000- scholarships to deserving caddies to pursue undergraduate degrees in Ohio.

Amount
$20,000–$60,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
October 15
Winner announcement
by May 31

American Transmission Co. Scholarship

The American Transmission Co. Scholarship, administered by the Society of Women Engineers, supports female students from Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana enrolled in engineering-related majors.

Amount
$1,125
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
December 31

First Amendment Freedoms Art & Essay Contest

The Anti-Defamation League offers the First Amendment Freedom Art & Essay Contest with awards between $1,000 and $5,000 to two high and middle school students to further their education.

Amount
$1,000–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31
Winner announcement
March 1, 2022

InspirASIAN Scholarship Program

The InspirASIAN Scholarship Program awards $2,000 to qualifying high school senior and graduate students and undergraduate student in one of 18 states of InspirASIAN Chapter to complete their degrees.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
28 winners
Required GPA
3.4
Deadline
January 31
Winner announcement
May, 2022

InspirASIAN Scholarships

InspirASIAN National Scholarships and InspirASIAN State Scholarships are annual programs offering $2,000 and $1,000 to selected high school students for college studies.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
25 winners
Required GPA
3.4
Deadline
January 31

North Central Region 9 Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to one high school senior or undergraduate student enrolled in a two- or four-year college or university within the North Central region.

Amount
$1,000–$6,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
February 1

Upper Midwest Chapter Emmy Student scholarships

The Upper Midwest Chapter Emmy Student Scholarships each provides financial help to students, ranging from high school seniors to graduate levels, pursuing a degree in journalism, broadcasting, or electronic media.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 3
Winner announcement
March 3rd, 2023

Minnesota Masonic Charities Signature Scholarship

Minnesota Masonic Charities annually offers the Minnesota Masonic Charities Signature Scholarships of $6,000 to six high school seniors/graduates to pursue higher education at a college or university.

Amount
$6,000
Scholarships awarded
6 winners
Required GPA
3.9
Deadline
February 15

UMSA Foundation Scholarship Program

The Upper Midwest Security Alliance Foundation Scholarship (UMSA), administered by the UMSA Alliance, is awarded to students from the Upper Midwest enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs in security-related fields.

Amount
$1,000–$3,000
Scholarships awarded
12 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 28
Winner announcement
April, 2023

Evelyn Lenander Education Scholarship

The Community Giving Foundation grants the Evelyn Lenander Education Scholarship, ranging from $1,000 to $4,500 to college students in Minnesota enrolled in elementary education programs.

Amount
$1,000–$4,500
Scholarships awarded
40 winners
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
March 1
Winner announcement
May, 2023

John Deere Scholarship

The $2,500 John Deere Scholarship is given to one Midwest US student and one diverse Midwest U.S. student enrolled in a welding engineering or weld engineering technology program annually.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
March 1

Erickson Merkel Foundation Scholarships

The Erickson Merkel Scholarship provides bright undergraduate students, who are determined to pursue their academic, professional, and financial destinies with financial assistance in the form of scholarship awards.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
4 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
March 30
Winner announcement
May 2022

Christine Rice Annual Scholarship

Trustee Emeritus Rice, along with LeadMN, has established the annual Christine Rice Annual Scholarship for female high school and undergraduate students enrolled in health-oriented fields at a two-year Minnesota college.

Amount
$1,250
Scholarships awarded
4 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
April 1

EMPOWER Scholarships

The Courage Kenny Foundation offers the Empower Scholarship of $1,500 to three ethnic minority students to pursue a career in the medical or rehabilitation field in Minnesota or Western Wisconsin.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 15

ISL Midwest Senior Scholarship

The Iowa Student Loan offers a $1,000 scholarship to ten students annually to assist them with college education expenses and encourage them to pursue college degrees. Recipients are picked randomly.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
10 winners
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
April 29

¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program

The ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program offers 185 $1,500 flight e-passes to undergraduate and graduate students who travel away from home to study.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
185 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 15
Winner announcement
July 8, 2023

MN AWWA Advanced Degree Scholarship

The Advanced Degree Scholarship is awarded to three undergraduate and/or graduate students from Minnesota enrolled in bachelor’s or graduate degree programs related to the water industry, including science, engineering, etc.

Amount
$3,500
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 1

KASF Midwestern Regional Chapter Scholarships

The Korean American Scholarship Foundation offers scholarships for all academic levels ranging from $500 to $5,000 to eligible students to complete their desired degrees. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
32 winners
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
June 30
Winner announcement
August, 2022

Minnesota Indian Scholarships

The Minnesota Office of Higher Education annually offers the Minnesota Indian Scholarships, ranging from $4,000 to $6,000, to Native American undergraduate and graduate students to further their education.

Amount
$4,000–$6,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
July 1
Winner announcement
August, 2022

Study.com September Scholarships

The Study.com September Scholarships offer 30 students in any field of study from the United States or 25 specific states a $500 scholarship each to pursue their undergraduate studies.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
September 1
Winner announcement
December

LeadMN Leadership Scholarship

The LeadMN organization offers its LeadMN Leadership Scholarship of $1,250 to undergraduate students at Minnesota public universities and colleges to complete their education.

Amount
$1,250
Scholarships awarded
6 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
November 1

Mccormick Leadership Scholarship

The McCormick Leadership Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate and graduate students in Minnesota to further their education and complete their degrees. Applicants must possess excellent leadership qualities and academic qualifications.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.0
Deadline
November 1

Morrie Anderson Endowed Scholarship

The Morrie Anderson Endowed Scholarship of $500 is awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional performance and are presently taking a technical course at any of Minnesota’s technical or combined colleges.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.0
Deadline
November 1

Minnesota Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

The AWWA offers the Minnesota Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship to two individuals pursuing the water operator profession and pursuing certification/licensure, technical or professional training programs.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
November 15

MN AWWA Community College Scholarship

The Community College Scholarship is awarded to two college students in Minnesota each, enrolled in technical or community college degree programs in the water industry, including water operations, science, engineering, etc.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
November 15

Minnesota Scholarships

Minnesota is one of the bigger states in the U.S. with a population of around 5.707 million. It houses many higher education institutions to cater to a large amount of the student population there. The tuition fee compiled together with other educational expenses makes a huge sum and not everyone can afford it. However, there are many scholarships available to Minnesota students to help ease off their financial burden. Some scholarships are need-based while others are based on merit.

Frequently asked questions

What are the top schools in Minnesota?

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities ranks 62nd among the top national universities in the United States. If you’re looking for a scholarship in Minnesota, check out the LeadMN Leadership Scholarship.

  • University of St. Thomas

University of St. Thomas (MN) ranks 137th on the list of the top national universities in the United States. The American Transmission Co. Scholarship is a great way to fund your studies here. 

  • Bethel University 

Bethel University (MN) ranks 212nd on the list of the top national universities in the United States. If you’re looking for funding, try the Minnesota Masonic Charities Signature Scholarship.



Most popular majors in Minnesota?

  1. Social Sciences
  2. Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  3. Psychology

Where does Minnesota rank in education?

Minnesota ranks 9th on a list of most educated states and 10th in terms of the best public school systems. Read our reports on 2022 Most & Least Educated States and States with Best & Worst Public School Systems for more.