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Scholarships Offered By Minnesota Institutions

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Canby Campus - Duke Energy Scholarship - New Student

Duke Energy will award one $1,000 scholarship to an incoming first year student pursuing the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Wind Energy Technology. The student must have achieved a minimum High School GPA of 2.5. The scholarship will be awarded in two increments of $500 each in both the Fall and Spring Semester. Please note: Students enrolled in the 3rd year Wind Energy Option will be awarded this Scholarship when registered for Wind Energy Program (ELWT) specific courses. Duke Energy Renewables is a leader in developing innovative wind and solar energy solutions, helping utilities, electric cooperatives and municipalities deliver affordable, reliable and increasingly clean energy to customers throughout the United States. For more information, please visit: http://www.duke-energy.com/commercial-renewables/default.asp .

Award Amount: $1,000.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1011 First Street West
Canby , MN 56220
Phone: (507) 223-7252
More info: www.duke-energy.com/commercial-renewables/default.asp
 

Canby Campus - Duke Energy Scholarship - Returning Student

Duke Energy will award two $500 scholarships to a current Minnesota West student pursuing a Wind Energy Technology A.A.S. Degree provided they have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.5 during their first year of study. Scholarship will be applied to the 2014 Fall Semester tuition. Duke Energy Renewables is a leader in developing innovative wind and solar energy solutions, helping utilities, electric cooperatives and municipalities deliver affordable, reliable and increasingly clean energy to customers throughout the United States. For more information, please visit: http://www.duke-energy.com/commercial-renewables/default.asp

Award Amount: $500.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 2
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1011 First Street West
Canby, MN 56220
Phone: (507) 223-7252
More info: www.duke-energy.com/commercial-renewables/default.asp
 

Canby Campus - Robert T. Olson, MD & Joan Olson Scholarship

In memory of her late husband and her own tireless efforts in support of the Canby Campus, Joan (Jody) Olsen has donated a $1000.00 to be given to a student that meets the all the following criteria: be a full-time or part-time student on the Canby campus, be a single parent with financial need, show determination in completing degree at Minnesota West (Grade point average is not a consideration). In addition to the stated scholarship application requirements, applicants must also submit a personal statement describing financial need, educational goals and how you would benefit from this scholarship. Scholarship will be applied to the 2014 Fall Semester tuition.

Award Amount: 1000.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1011 First Street West
Canby, MN 56220
Phone: (507) 658-2330
 

Granite Falls Campus - Liberal Arts Scholarship

Scholarships are available for Granite Falls Campus students majoring in the Liberal Arts, A.A. degree. Scholarships are awarded to assist with educational costs. Students are required to have a minimal GPA of 2.5 and the recommendation of one Liberal Arts Faculty member.

Award Amount: Varies
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: Varies
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1593 11th Avenue
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Phone: (320) 564-4511
 

Granite Falls Campus - Narvestad Scholarship

Local authors and historians, Carl and Amy Narvestad were civic-minded individuals who believed in education and were always working to make the community of Granite Falls a better place to live. One scholarship to a new student for fall semester (applied to student account following successful completion of fall semester); one scholarship to a new or current student for spring semester (if a new student, scholarship will be applied to student account next fall). Student must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be a full time student, and with application must submit a 250 word essay describing involvement in community service, civic organizations, volunteer work.

Award Amount: Varies
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1 and December 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1593 11th Avenue
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Phone: (320) 564-4511
 

Jackson Campus - Andy Reichwein Memorial Scholarship

This $1,000 Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Andy Reichwein. This scholarship will be awarded to an incoming student who is majoring in Powerline. This scholarship is non-renewable.

Award Amount: $1,000.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: June 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
401 West Street
Jackson, MN 56143
Phone: (507) 847-7920
 

Jackson Campus - Automotive Program Scholarship

Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota awards 10 - $500 scholarships statewide. Applicants must be entering the second year of a two-year automotive program.

Award Amount: $500.00
Renewable? No
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
401 West Street
Jackson, MN 56143
Phone: (507) 847-7920
 

Jackson Campus - Crow Wing Power Scholarship

This $1000 scholarship is made possible from Crow Wing Power. This scholarship will be awarded to an incoming student who is majoring in Powerline, will be attending full-time and who is a member of Crow Wing Power (student, parent, grandparents, aunt/uncle). This scholarship is non-renewable.

Award Amount: $1,000.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: June 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Communty & Technical College
401 West Street
Jackson , MN 56143
Phone: (507) 847-7920
 

Jackson Campus - Electrician Scholarship

Muth Electric Inc. provides a tuition reimbursement opportunity that provides up to $2000 per year for up to five years after graduation (maximum payment $10,000) for tuition reimbursement. Qualifying students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, obtained an electrician degree and remain employed by Muth Electric, Inc as a full-time employee.

Award Amount: Varies
Renewable? No
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
401 West Street
Jackson , MN 56143
Phone: (507) 847-7920
 

Jackson Campus - Electrician Scholarship

Interstate Electric and Engineering Scholarship awards one variable scholarship to a second year student. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Award Amount: Varies
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
401 West Street
Jackson , MN 56143
Phone: (507) 847-7920
 

Jackson Campus - Federated Rural Electric Trust Scholarship

This $600.00 scholarship is made possible from Federated members who allow their monthly electric bills to be rounded up to the nearest dollar. This scholarship will be awarded to an incoming student who is majoring in Powerline and who will or has graduated from Jackson County Central or Martin County West High Schools. This scholarship is non-renewable.

Award Amount: $600.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: June 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
401 West Streeet
Jackson, MN 56143
Phone: (507) 847-7920
 

Jackson Campus - Otter Tail Power Company Scholarship

Minnesota West will award 4 - $500.00 on behalf of Otter Tail Power Company. These scholarships will be awarded to an incoming student who is majoring in Powerline, will be attending full-time, have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher, have the Ability to well represent the program. If all criteria are even, first consideration will be given to students whose hometown is within the Otter Tail Power Company Services. This scholarship is non-renewable.

Award Amount: $500.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 4
Deadline: June 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
401 West Street
Jackson, MN 56143
Phone: (507) 847-7920
 

Jackson Campus - People's Cooperative Services Scholarship

Minnesota West will award 2 - $500.00 scholarships on behalf of Peoples Cooperative. These scholarships will be awarded to an incoming student who is majoring in Powerline, will be full-time and live in Peoples Cooperative Service Territory. This scholarship is non-renewable.

Award Amount: $500.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 2
Deadline: June 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
401 West Street
Jackson , MN 56143
Phone: (507) 847-7920
 

Pipestone Campus - Cosmetology Program Scholarship

Cosmetology Scholarship for $300.00, for students starting Fall Semester in Cosmetology.

Award Amount: 300.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: September 15
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1314 North Hiawatha Avenue
Pipestone , MN 56164
Phone: (507) 825-6800
 

Pipestone Campus - Healthcare Scholarship

Healthcare Scholarship at $300 each for students enrolled in a health related career at the Luverne Center.

Award Amount: $300.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: September 15
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1314 North Hiawatha Avenue
Pipestone , MN 56164
Phone: (507) 825-6800
 

Pipestone Campus - Marble Lutheran Church Nursing Scholarship

This endowed scholarship is given in the name of the Marble Lutheran Church, which in 2004 closed after 125 years of existence. Applicants must be a resident within a 20 mile radius of the original site of the Marble Lutheran Church. This includes Minnesota towns of Canby, Hendricks, Ivanhoe, Porter, and Taunton; as well as Astoria, Gary, and Toronto, South Dakota. Incoming students entering the nursing profession who plan to work in the Canby or Hendricks hospital/associated medical facilities or other area nursing homes within a 50-mile radius for Marble Lutheran Church Cemetery upon graduation from Minnesota West. The $1,000 scholarship will be applied during the second year of the students nursing educational program. Recipients will be selected the 1st year they enroll.

Award Amount: $1,000.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1314 North Hiawatha Avenue
Pipestone , MN 56164
Phone: (507) 825-6800
 

Pipestone Campus - Marble Lutheran Church Nursing Scholarship

This endowed scholarship is given in the name of the Marble Lutheran Church, which in 2004 closed after 125 years of existence. Applicants must be a resident within a 20 mile radius of the original site of the Marble Lutheran Church. This includes Minnesota towns of Canby, Hendricks, Ivanhoe, Porter, and Taunton; as well as Astoria, Gary, and Toronto, South Dakota. Incoming students entering the nursing profession who plan to work in the Canby or Hendricks hospital/associated medical facilities or other area nursing homes within a 50-mile radius for Marble Lutheran Church Cemetery upon graduation from Minnesota West. The $1,000 scholarship will be applied during the second year of the students nursing educational program. Recipients will be selected the 1st year they enroll.

Award Amount: $1,000.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington , MN 56187
Phone: (507) 825-6800
 

Pipestone Campus - Part-time Student Scholarship

Part-time Student Scholarship for students taking 6-11 credits.

Award Amount: 200.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: September 15
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1314 North Hiawatha Avenue
Pipestone, MN 56164
Phone: (507) 825-6800
 

Worthington Campus - Alpha Nu Kappa Scholarship

The Alpha Nu Kappa Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship will be given to a student who is a member of this national honor society and demonstrates leadership skills in the community college. This $250 scholarship is non-renewable.

Award Amount: $250.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1540 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3400
 

Worthington Campus - Art Scholarship

The Art Scholarship will be given to a student who is majoring in art and who has demonstrated academic and leadership skills. This $250 scholarship is non-renewable.

Award Amount: $250.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington , MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3400
 

Worthington Campus - Computer Science Scholarship

The Computer Science Scholarship will be given to a student who is majoring in computer science and who has demonstrated academic and leadership skills. This $250.00 scholarship is non-renewable.

Award Amount: $250.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3400
 

Worthington Campus - Elizabeth Trunk Scholarship

This scholarship is available to a student who has demonstrated academic and leadership skills. Applicants must submit an essay which explains the following: Your financial need as a student, Why you would be a deserving candidate for the Elizabeth Truck Scholarship, how this scholarship will help you in achieving your educational goals. This $1000 scholarship is non-renewable.

Award Amount: $1000.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3400
 

Worthington Campus - ESL Scholarship

The ESL scholarship will be given to a student who has English as his/her second language. This $250 scholarship is renewable.

Award Amount: $250.00
Renewable? Yes, The recipient must maintain the 3.0 GPA and successfully complete a minimum of 12 credits per semester.
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington , MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3400
 

Worthington Campus - Humanities Scholarship

The Humanities Scholarship will be given to a student who is majoring in philosophy, music, art and/or literature/English and who has demonstrated academic and leadership skills. This $250 scholarship is nonrenewable.

Award Amount: $250.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3400
 

Worthington Campus - Law Enforcement Scholarship

The Law Enforcement Scholarship will be given to a student who is majoring in law enforcement and who has demonstrated academic and leadership skills as well as having a demonstrated financial need. There is no GPA requirement for this scholarship. This $250 scholarship is renewable.

Award Amount: $250.00
Renewable? Yes, The recipient must maintain the 3.0 GPA and successfully complete a minimum of 12 credits per semester.
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3400
 

Worthington Campus - Marble Lutheran Church Nursing Scholarship

This endowed scholarship is given in the name of the Marble Lutheran Church, which in 2004 closed after 125 years of existence. Applicants must be a resident within a 20 mile radius of the original site of the Marble Lutheran Church. This includes Minnesota towns of Canby, Hendricks, Ivanhoe, Porter, and Taunton; as well as Astoria, Gary, and Toronto, South Dakota. Incoming students entering the nursing profession who plan to work in the Canby or Hendricks hospital/associated medical facilities or other area nursing homes within a 50-mile radius for Marble Lutheran Church Cemetery upon graduation from Minnesota West. The $1,000 scholarship will be applied during the second year of the students nursing educational program. Recipients will be selected the 1st year they enroll.

Award Amount: $1,000.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3400
 

Worthington Campus - Nursing Scholarship

The Nursing Scholarship is available to a student who is majoring in nursing and who has demonstrated academic and leadership skills. This $250 scholarship is non-renewable.

Award Amount: $250.00
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3400
 

Worthington Campus - PEO Scholarship

PEO is the Philanthropic Educational Organization and is a philanthropic organization where women celebrate the advancement of women; educate women through scholarships, grants, awards, loans and stewardship of Cottey College; and motivate women to achieve their highest aspirations. This scholarship is sponsored by the local Chapter of PEO, Chapter EJ, and will be awarded to a woman who is enrolled in six or more credits. The recipient needs to be from Southwest Minnesota and be willing to attend a PEO meeting. This $500 scholarship is renewable.

Award Amount: $500.00
Renewable? Yes, The recipient must maintain the 3.0 GPA and successfully complete a minimum of 12 credits per semester.
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington , MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3400
 

Canby Campus - Academic Excellence in Dental Assisting

Awarded at the end of the spring semester to the two students who obtain the highest GPA (a minimum of a 3.0) for the entire academic year in the dental assisting program. Must complete the scholarship application, have completed their technical courses and be heading into their externship. In the case of a tie, the award is based on program and college participation.

Award Amount: $500
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 2
Deadline: April 1st
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1011 1st St W
Canby, MN 56220
Phone: (507) 223-7252
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Canby Campus - Deans Award

Awarded to incoming first-year students who have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.5. The award is based on high school academic achievement.

Award Amount: $500
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 4
Deadline: April 30th
Contact: Vanessa Ruether
MN West Community & Technical College
1011 1st St W
Canby, MN 56220
Phone: (507) 223-7252
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Canby Campus - Dental Assisting Scholarship

Awarded to students who have been accepted into the dental assisting program. Must have achieved a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.5, but award is based on the highest GPAs of those who apply. Two scholarships are awarded to full-time students.

Award Amount: $500
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 2
Deadline: April 30th
Contact: Vanessa Ruether
MN West Community & Technical College
1011 1st St W
Canby, MN 56220
Phone: (507) 223-7252
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Canby Campus - Diesel Technology

Awarded to an incoming first-year student and to a current diesel technology student. First-year student must have achieved a minimum high school GPA of 2.5. Current student must have achieved a minimum GPA of 2.5 during the previous semester. The new student scholarships are applied to the spring semester tuition. The returning student scholarships are applied to the fall semester tuition.

Award Amount: $500
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 2 incoming student and 1 returning student
Deadline: April 1st
Contact: Vanessa Ruether
MN West Community & Technical College
1011 1st St W
Canby, MN 56220
Phone: (507) 223-7252
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Canby Campus - East River Electrical Scholarship

Awarded to a student enrolled in the two-year electrician Associate of Applied Science degree program and based on scholastic merit, classroom participation and school involvement.

Award Amount: $750
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: April 1st
Contact: Vanessa Ruether
MN West Community & Technical College
1011 1st St W
Canby, MN 56220
Phone: (507) 223-7252
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Canby Campus - Electrician

Awarded to an incoming first-year student and to a current diesel technology student. First-year student must have achieved a minimum high school GPA of 2.5. Current student must have achieved a minimum GPA of 2.5. New student scholarship is applied equally to the fall & spring semester tuition. Returning student scholarship is applied to the fall semester tuition.

Award Amount: $500
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1 incoming student and 1 returning student
Deadline: April 1st for returning students and April 30th for new students
Contact: Vanessa Ruether
MN West Community & Technical College
1011 1st St W
Canby, MN 56220
Phone: (507) 223-7252
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Collegewide - Marble Lutheran Church

Awarded to a student who is resides within a 20 mile radius of the original site of the Marble Lutheran Church. This includes Minnesota towns of Canby, Hendricks, Ivanhoe, Porter and Taunton as well as the South Dakota towns of Astoria, Gary and Toronto. Must demonstrate financial need. Scholarship is applied during the last semester of the students' educational program, but recipients are selected the first year they enroll. Preference is given to students enrolling on the Canby campus.

Award Amount: $1,000.00
Renewable? No
Deadline: April 30th
Contact: Vanessa Ruether
MN West Community & Technical College
1011 1st St W
Canby, MN 56220
Phone: (507) 223-7252
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Canby Campus - Otter Tail Power Company Scholarships

Awarded to students pursuing an Associate of Applied Science degree in the wind energy technology program. Must be registered for a minimum of 12 credits, achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 and maintained a 90 percent attendance rate throughout their first year of study. Scholarship is applied to fall semester tuition.

Award Amount: $1000
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 3
Deadline: April 1st
Contact: Vanessa Ruether
MN West Community & Technical College
1011 1st St W
Canby, MN 56220
Phone: (507) 223-7252
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Canby Campus - Part-time Student Scholarship

Awarded to any part-time student on the Canby campus. Must be enrolled in six to eight credits per semester with a declared major.

Award Amount: $500
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: April 30th
Contact: Vanessa Ruether
MN West Community & Technical College
1011 1st St W
Canby, MN 56220
Phone: (507) 223-7252
More info: www.mnweSaintedu/scholarships/
 

Canby Campus - Wind Energy Technology

Awarded to an incoming first-year student pursuing a wind energy mechanic diploma. Must have achieved a minimum high school GPA of 2.5. Scholarship is applied to the spring semester tuition.

Award Amount: $500
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: April 30th
Contact: Vanessa Ruether
MN West Community & Technical College
1011 1st St W
Canby, MN 56220
Phone: (507) 223-7252
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Canby Campus Award

Awarded to a new incoming student with a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 who enrolls in any program on the Canby campus. Must be a full-time student, taking 12 or more credits per semester.

Award Amount: $500
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 2 incoming students
Deadline: April 30th
Contact: Student Services
MN West Community & Technical College
1011 1st St W
Canby, MN 56220
Phone: (507) 223-7252
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Collegewide - Schwan Food Company Scholarship

Awarded to an incoming student on each campus of Minnesota West. Must be first-time college students with a minimum high school GPA of 3.0, enrolled full-time, show leadership qualities and demonstrate potential for success. Must complete the Schwan Scholarship Application to be eligible.

Award Amount: $1,000
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1 per campus
Deadline: April 30th
Contact: Vanessa Ruether
MN West Community & Technical College
1011 1st St W
Canby, MN 56280
Phone: (507) 223-7252
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Granite Falls Campus - Accounting Program

Awarded to full-time students enrolled in the accounting clerk, accounting diploma and accounting A.A.S. programs based on the students' application and criteria.

Award Amount: Varies
Renewable? No
Deadline: August 1/December 1
Contact: Julie Williams
MN West Community & Technical College
1593 11th Ave
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Phone: (320) 564-4511
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Granite Falls Campus - Administrative Assistant Program Scholarship

Awarded to students enrolled in the administrative assistant, A.A.S. and diploma programs based of the students' application according to various criteria.

Award Amount: Varies
Renewable? No
Deadline: August 1/December 1
Contact: Julie Williams
MN West Community & Technical College
1593 11th Ave
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Phone: (320) 564-4511
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Granite Falls Campus - Cathy Paulson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to two full-time second year students enrolled in computer A.A.S. or diploma major, or in the online information security and assurance A.A.S. program.

Award Amount: Varies
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1/December 1
Contact: Julie Williams
MN West Community & Technical College
1593 11th Ave
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Phone: (320) 564-4511
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Granite Falls Campus - Child Development

Awarded to full-time students seeking a diploma in child development. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and write an essay stating how the scholarship will assist in meeting educational and career goals. Award amount is based on department criteria.

Award Amount: Varies
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1/December 1
Contact: Julie Williams
MN West Community & Technical College
1593 11th Ave
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Phone: (320) 564-4511
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Granite Falls Campus - Computer Support Programs Scholarships

Awarded to full-time students in the computer support A.A.S. or diploma and certificate programs and to the online information security and assurance A.A.S. program based on academics, attendance and an essay identifying academic goals and their importance.

Award Amount: Varies
Renewable? No
Deadline: August 1/December 1
Contact: Julie Williams
MN West Community & Technical College
1593 11th Ave
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Phone: (320) 564-4511
More info: www.mnwes.edu/scholarships/
 

Granite Falls Campus - Fluid Power Technology Scholarships

Fluid Power Education Foundation Scholarship ($500): Awarded to high school graduates with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Must submit a 300 word essay and two letters of recommendation by March 15.

Fluid Power Scholarships for current full-time students ($500): Awarded in February to students who maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Award Amount: Varies
Renewable? No
Deadline: March 15th
Contact: Julie Williams
MN West Community & Technical College
1593 11th Ave
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Phone: (320) 564-4511
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Granite Falls Campus - John E. Donahue Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to students on the Granite Falls campus who are enrolled or will be enrolling in a technical program. Must have a good academic record, as determined by the scholarship committee.

Award Amount: $250
Renewable? Yes, with satisfactory academic progress, as determined by the scholarship committee (incoming student only)
Number Awarded: 1 incoming student and 1 returning student
Deadline: August 1/December 1
Contact: Julie Williams
MN West Community & Technical College
1593 11th Ave
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Phone: (320) 564-4511
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Granite Falls Campus - Murl E. Anderson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to students who demonstrate motivation, work ethic, character and financial need through an essay.

Award Amount: $500
Renewable? No
Deadline: August 1/December 1
Contact: Julie Williams
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3450
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Granite Falls Campus - P.C. Miller Scholarship

Awarded to a Yellow Medicine East High School senior who will be attending the Granite Falls campus. Must have financial need, leadership qualities and show potential for success. Must successfully complete the first semester of postsecondary education before award is given.

Award Amount: $500
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1/December 1
Contact: Julie Williams
MN West Community & Technical College
1593 11th Ave
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Phone: (320) 564-4511
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Granite Falls Campus - Part-time Student Scholarship

Awarded to a student enrolled in less than 12 credits in the spring semester. Must submit an essay explaining the need for the scholarship.

Award Amount: $250
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1/December 1
Contact: Julie Williams
MN West Community & Technical College
1593 11th Ave
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Phone: (320) 564-4511
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Granite Falls Campus - Prairie's Edge Casino Scholarship

Awarded to needy students who are making satisfactory academic progress. Must submit a 500-word essay on living in a multicultural world. Scholarships are awarded after successful completion of the fall semester.

Award Amount: $500
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1 to a new student, 1 to a returning student
Deadline: August 1/December 1
Contact: Julie Williams
MN West Community & Technical College
1593 11th Ave
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Phone: (320) 564-4511
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Granite Falls Campus - Biofuels Technology Scholarship

Awarded to full-time students enrolled in the renewable energy technology A.A.S. program based on various department criteria. For additional information, contact the Renewable Energy Department on the Granite Falls campus.

Award Amount: Varies
Renewable? No
Deadline: August 1/December 1
Contact: Julie Williams
MN West Community & Technical College
1593 11th Ave
Granite Falls, MN 56241
Phone: (320) 564-4511
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Jackson Campus - Part-time Student Scholarships

Awarded to part-time students enrolled for a minimum of six credits and maximum of 11 credits. Must complete the Minnesota West Scholarship Application and provide a personal statement.

Award Amount: $100
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 3
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Sharon Wieneke
MN West Community & Technical College
P.O. Box 269
Jackson, MN 56143
Phone: (507) 847-7920
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Jackson Campus - Powerline Program Scholarship

Heartland Power Cooperative Scholarship ($500): Awards two annually to students who reside in the Heartland Power Cooperative area. Applicants and/or parents do not have to be members of the Heartland Power.

Lake Country Power Scholarship awards 1 - $1,000 scholarship to applicants enrolled in the Powerline A.A.S program with a minimum GPA of 2.75

McLeod Cooperative Power Association Scholarship ($1,000): Awarded to students who are graduating from a high school located in Carver, McLeod, Renville or Sibley counties of Minnesota.

Meeker Cooperative awards four $500 scholarships statewide to qualified students ($500)

H-D Electrical Power Cooperative Scholarship ($1000): Awarded to a student who is a Cooperative member.

Award Amount: $500 - $1,000
Renewable? No
Deadline: varies
Contact: Sharon Wieneke
MN West Community & Technical College
PO Box 269
Jackson, MN 56143
Phone: (507) 847-7920
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Jackson Campus - Program Scholarship - Medical Field

Awarded to students in the medical field. Must reside in Owatonna or Steele county in Minnesota, have been a resident of Steele county, or be an immediate family member of someone who meets the above criteria. Windom Area Hospital Foundation awards several $1,000 scholarships to local students ursuing a health care related field.

Award Amount: Varies
Renewable? No
Deadline: Varies
Contact: Sharon Wieneke
MN West Community & Technical College
P.O. Box 269
Jackson, MN 56143
Phone: (507) 847-56143
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Pipestone - Cosmetology Scholarship

Awarded to a returning cosmetology student in the fall semester.

Award Amount: $300
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: September 15
Contact: Laurel Berg
MN West Community & Technical College
PO Box 250
Pipestone, MN 56164
Phone: (507) 825-6800
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Pipestone Campus - Accounting Program Scholarship

Awarded to students enrolled in the accounting program.

Award Amount: $200
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: September 15
Contact: Laurel Berg
MN West Community & Technical College
PO Box 250
Pipestone, MN 56164
Phone: (507) 825-6800
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Pipestone Campus - General Scholarships

Awarded to students attending Minnesota West for the first time in a program major.

Award Amount: $300
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: September 15
Contact: Laurel Berg
MN West Community & Technical College
PO Box 250
Pipestone, MN 56164
Phone: (507) 825-6800
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Pipestone Campus - Janice Pluim Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a Minnesota resident majoring in a business program.

Award Amount: $300
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 2
Deadline: September 15
Contact: Laurel Berg
MN West Community & Technical College
PO Box 250
Pipestone, MN 56164
Phone: (507) 825-6800
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Pipestone Campus - Plumbing Scholarships

Awarded to students enrolled in the plumbing program.

Award Amount: $400
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 2
Deadline: September 15
Contact: Laurel Berg
MN West Community & Technical College
PO Box 250
Pipestone, MN 56164
Phone: (507) 825-6800
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Pipestone Campus - Practical Nursing Scholarships

Awarded to students accepted in the practical nursing program.

Award Amount: $250
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: September 15
Contact: Laurel Berg
MN West Community & Technical College
PO Box 250
Pipestone, MN 56164
Phone: (507) 825-6800
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Worthington Campus - Agriculture Scholarship

Awarded to an incoming freshmen agriculture student who has demonstrated leadership skills throughout his or her high school career.

Award Amount: $500
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Faith Drent
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3400
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Worthington Campus - Ed Kellen Scholarship

Awarded to a student majoring in business who intends to complete a business-related degree at a four-year Minnesota university.

Award Amount: $1,000
Renewable? Yes, for 2nd year provided that the recipient maintains GPA requirement, continues to major in business and completes a minimum of 12 credits per semester
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Faith Drent
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 223-3400
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Worthington Campus - Part-time Student Scholarships

Awarded to part-time students attending the Worthington campus. Must be enrolled for a minimum of six credits and maximum of 11 credits to be considered.

Award Amount: $100
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 3
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Faith Drent
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3400
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Worthington Campus - Minnesota West Foundation Scholarships

Awarded to academically deserving students attending the Worthington campus.

Award Amount: Up to $500
Renewable? Yes, must maintain the GPA requirement and successfully completes a minimum of 12 credits per semester
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Faith Drent
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3400
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Worthington Campus - Mooty Scholarship

Awarded to incoming full-time freshmen with a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 who show potential and demonstrate financial need. An essay is required.

Award Amount: $1,650 per semester
Renewable? Yes, for 3 semesters
Number Awarded: 3
Deadline: August 1st
Contact: Faith Driveent
Faith Drent
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3450
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Worthington Campus - Nick & Myrtle Hand Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to the "common student" (does not necessarily have a 4.0 GPA) who demonstrates potential for success and has a financial need.

Award Amount: $250
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Faith Drent
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3400
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Worthington Campus - Sarah Amundson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a graduate of Worthington High School with preference given to an underrepresented student. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Award Amount: $500
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Faith Drent
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3400
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Worthington Campus - Music Scholarship

Awarded to incoming and returning students who participate in music courses and who demonstrate academic and leadership skills.

Award Amount: $250
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1st
Contact: Faith Drent
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3400
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/
 

Worthington Campus - Physics, Math and/or Engineering

Awarded to an incoming or returning student who is majoring in the area of physics, math and/or engineering.

Award Amount: 250
Renewable? No
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: August 1
Contact: Faith Drent
MN West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-3400
More info: www.mnwest.edu/scholarships/