Scholarships in Minnesota

Midwest Student Exchange Program

Award: -, Deadline: Open

Applicants must currently live in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota or Wisconsin and wish to attend a participating school in one of these states outside their own. Other eligibility requirements vary depending on the state and school. Awards are tuition reduction for out-of-state schools in the participating region.

American Family Insurance FFA Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They may be pursuing a four-year degree in any major in the state of Wisconsin, Minnesota or Missouri. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

AFS Twin City Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: October 7

Applicants must be residents of Minnesota, Western Wisconsin or Northern Iowa. Preference will be given to students who are completing coursework in a foundry-related subject. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

WTS Minnesota Chapter Scholarships

Award: $2,000, Deadline: October 16

Applicants must be women who are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program that is related to transportation. They either must be attending a school located in Minnesota, or must be North Dakota, South Dakota or Iowa students who have lived in Minnesota at some point during the past five years. They must have plans to pursue a career in the transportation field, and must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on academic merit, transportation-related activities and career goals.

Minnesota Golf Course Superintendents' Association Legacy Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: June 1

Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who are age 23 or younger. They must be the children or grandchildren of Minnesota Golf Course Superintendents' Association (MGCSA) Class AA, A, D, C, SM, associate or affiliate members. They must be enrolled or plan to enroll full-time at an accredited two- or four-year undergraduate institution. Selection is based on academic merit, extracurricular activities, awards received and stated career goals.

Ranelius Scholarship Program

Award: -, Deadline: January 5

Applicants must be Minnesota residents. They must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a postsecondary educational program that provides adequate preparation for a career in the turkey or poultry industry. Preference will be given to applicants who have not won the award previously, members of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA), family members of MTGA members and employees of MTGA members. Selection is based on academic merit, extracurricular activities and demonstrated interest in the poultry industry.

MSAA Scholarship Program

Award: $500, Deadline: June 15

Students must apply as a senior in high school or within the first three years of college. The applicant must be a Minnesota State Archery Association member in good standing.

Minnesota Hockey Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 7

Applicants must be a resident of Minnesota, a high school senior, participate on a youth Junior Gold team or a girl's 19 & under team of an affiliate association of Minnesota Hockey and have a minimum GPA of 2.0. Selection is based on academic achievement, a personal essay and the letters of recommendation.

Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 1

Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must be studying engineering and/or science at their chosen school. Applicants must have permanent residence in the NACE Central Area which includes the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Minnesota Academic Excellence Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: Open

Applicants must be Minnesota residents who have been admitted to a full-time program in an approved Minnesota college or university. Applicants must have demonstrated achievement in one of the following subjects: English or creative writing, fine arts, foreign language, math, science or social science.

Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be working toward degrees in one of the following areas of agriculture: agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant genetics, soil science, soil conservation, water conservation or public service and administration. Applicants must be residents of Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

BNSF Railway Company FFA Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students must be pursuing a four-year degree in one of the following agricultural fields: business management, economics, sales and marketing or finance. They must be residents of California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota or Texas. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 8

Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants may be from Iowa or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Animal Health International FFA Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 8

Applicants must be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Associated General Contractors of Minnesota Scholarships

Award: $2,500, Deadline: May 31

Applicants must attend a Minnesota institution of higher learning with a concentration in construction or construction-related courses. Applications are judged equally on academic performance, career objectives, financial need, personal information and application clarity.

Minnesota Division Izaak Walton League Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and Minnesota residents. They must be in the second year or higher of a college degree program in environmental science, environmental education, conservation, environmental law, wildlife management or a related subject. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.

Phillips/Laird Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicants must be members of the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) who are enrolled in a bachelor's or graduate degree program in nursing with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to applicants who live or work in MNA District 13. Selection is based on academic merit, extracurricular activities, stated career goals and leadership.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Minnesota State Grant

Award: $11,753, Deadline: August 1

This program helps students from low and moderate income families pay for educational expenses. Applicants must be Minnesota residents who are graduates of a secondary school or its equivalent or are at least 17 years of age. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduates for at least three credits and must not have received a baccalaureate degree at the time of application. Applicants must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the MN Dream Act. The maximum award ranges from $7,343 at a public two year college to $11,753 at a private four-year college.

St. Cloud State University Minnesota State Grant

Award: $11,753, Deadline: August 1

This program helps students from low and moderate income families pay for educational expenses. Applicants must be Minnesota residents who are graduates of a secondary school or its equivalent or are at least 17 years of age. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduates for at least three credits and must not have received a baccalaureate degree at the time of application. Applicants must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the MN Dream Act. The maximum award ranges from $7,343 at a public two year college to $11,753 at a private four-year college.

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Minnesota State Grant

Award: $11,753, Deadline: August 1

This program helps students from low and moderate income families pay for educational expenses. Applicants must be Minnesota residents who are graduates of a secondary school or its equivalent or are at least 17 years of age. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduates for at least three credits and must not have received a baccalaureate degree at the time of application. Applicants must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the MN Dream Act. The maximum award ranges from $7,343 at a public two year college to $11,753 at a private four-year college.

University of St. Thomas Minnesota State Grant

Award: $11,753, Deadline: August 1

This program helps students from low and moderate income families pay for educational expenses. Applicants must be Minnesota residents who are graduates of a secondary school or its equivalent or are at least 17 years of age. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduates for at least three credits and must not have received a baccalaureate degree at the time of application. Applicants must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the MN Dream Act. The maximum award ranges from $7,343 at a public two year college to $11,753 at a private four-year college.

Hamline University Minnesota State Grant

Award: $11,753, Deadline: August 1

This program helps students from low and moderate income families pay for educational expenses. Applicants must be Minnesota residents who are graduates of a secondary school or its equivalent or are at least 17 years of age. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduates for at least three credits and must not have received a baccalaureate degree at the time of application. Applicants must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the MN Dream Act. The maximum award ranges from $7,343 at a public two year college to $11,753 at a private four-year college.

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Minnesota State Grant

Award: $11,753, Deadline: August 1

This program helps students from low and moderate income families pay for educational expenses. Applicants must be Minnesota residents who are graduates of a secondary school or its equivalent or are at least 17 years of age. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduates for at least three credits and must not have received a baccalaureate degree at the time of application. Applicants must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the MN Dream Act. The maximum award ranges from $7,343 at a public two year college to $11,753 at a private four-year college.

University of Minnesota, Crookston Minnesota State Grant

Award: $11,753, Deadline: August 1

This program helps students from low and moderate income families pay for educational expenses. Applicants must be Minnesota residents who are graduates of a secondary school or its equivalent or are at least 17 years of age. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduates for at least three credits and must not have received a baccalaureate degree at the time of application. Applicants must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the MN Dream Act. The maximum award ranges from $7,343 at a public two year college to $11,753 at a private four-year college.

College of St. Benedict Minnesota State Grant

Award: $11,753, Deadline: August 1

This program helps students from low and moderate income families pay for educational expenses. Applicants must be Minnesota residents who are graduates of a secondary school or its equivalent or are at least 17 years of age. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduates for at least three credits and must not have received a baccalaureate degree at the time of application. Applicants must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the MN Dream Act. The maximum award ranges from $7,343 at a public two year college to $11,753 at a private four-year college.

St. Catherine University Minnesota State Grant

Award: $11,753, Deadline: August 1

This program helps students from low and moderate income families pay for educational expenses. Applicants must be Minnesota residents who are graduates of a secondary school or its equivalent or are at least 17 years of age. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduates for at least three credits and must not have received a baccalaureate degree at the time of application. Applicants must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the MN Dream Act. The maximum award ranges from $7,343 at a public two year college to $11,753 at a private four-year college.

Northwestern College (Minnesota) Minnesota State Grant

Award: $11,753, Deadline: August 1

This program helps students from low and moderate income families pay for educational expenses. Applicants must be Minnesota residents who are graduates of a secondary school or its equivalent or are at least 17 years of age. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduates for at least three credits and must not have received a baccalaureate degree at the time of application. Applicants must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the MN Dream Act. The maximum award ranges from $7,343 at a public two year college to $11,753 at a private four-year college.

Augsburg College Minnesota State Grant

Award: $11,753, Deadline: August 1

This program helps students from low and moderate income families pay for educational expenses. Applicants must be Minnesota residents who are graduates of a secondary school or its equivalent or are at least 17 years of age. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduates for at least three credits and must not have received a baccalaureate degree at the time of application. Applicants must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the MN Dream Act. The maximum award ranges from $7,343 at a public two year college to $11,753 at a private four-year college.

Minnesota State University, Moorhead Minnesota State Grant

Award: $11,753, Deadline: August 1

This program helps students from low and moderate income families pay for educational expenses. Applicants must be Minnesota residents who are graduates of a secondary school or its equivalent or are at least 17 years of age. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduates for at least three credits and must not have received a baccalaureate degree at the time of application. Applicants must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the MN Dream Act. The maximum award ranges from $7,343 at a public two year college to $11,753 at a private four-year college.