Scholarship Opportunities

 

Scholarship

Criteria

Deadline

Amount

MRES Full-Time Undergraduate Scholarship 
  • Must reside in a household receiving electric service from one of the 61 MRES member utilities. 
  • Must enroll in a full-time* undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school no later than the fall of 2023.
3/15/23 $1,000
MRES Electrical Lineworker or Powerline Scholarship
  •  Electrical lineworker or powerline scholarships are one-time only and not renewable. Applicants do not need to reside in a household receiving electric service from an MRES member utility.
  • To be eligible, students must enroll no later than fall 2023 in a full-time electrical lineworker or powerline program at one of seven eligible technical colleges in the Upper Midwest.
3/15/23 $2,000
BigSun Scholarship All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute. 6/19/23 $500.00
Andrew A. Lindberg Memorial Foundation Scholarship • You must be a resident and High School Senior from a town with a population fewer than 25,000 in the state of Minnesota.
• You must come from an agricultural background rooted in the state of Minnesota, i.e. working on a family farm or working
in agricultural service, etc.
• You must graduate from High School with a GPA of 3.5 or greater and received admittance with incoming freshman status
to an accredited physical (not online) education institution beyond the high school level prior to the award date [8/30/2023].
• The scholarship proceeds are paid directly to the education institution, and must be used during the 2023-2024 academic
year
6/30/23 $2,000 per year
NROTC Scholarship
  • Must be a U.S Citizen
  • Must be 17 years old and not yet 23 by September 1 of the year starting college.
  • Compete high school/equivalent certificate
  • Must not have more than 30 Semester hours or 25 Quarter hours of college credit.
  • ACT or SAT test requirements
1/31/23 up to $200,000
AgCountry Students Entering College Applicants must be from an actively farming or ranching family OR must be planning to pursue a career in farming or some other aspect of agriculture such as agricultural extension, agricultural education, soil conservation, farm and ranch management, agricultural finance, veterinary medicine or agribusiness. 3/1/23 $1,000
B. Davis Scholarship This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. 5/21/23 $1,000
Native American Descendants Scholarship List
  • Native American Descendants (specifications vary based on scholarship)
  • Addition criteria vary based on scholarship
Varies Varies
White Earth Scholarship Program
  • Be an enrolled member of the MCT – White Earth Band
  • Be accepted into an accredited higher education university or technical college
  •  Apply for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). **This is required regardless of your income status. No exceptions.
  • Apply for the Minnesota Indian Scholarship
  • Have a high school diploma or GED prior to WESP consideration
  • Apply at least 8 to 12 weeks prior to the day classes begin
Priority Deadline May 31st The White Earth Scholarship Program is an incentive-based program. Your post-secondary institution’s financial aid office may determine your award based upon the results of your completed FAFSA.
Minnesota Indian Scholarship
  • Are one-fourth or more American Indian ancestry OR an enrolled member or citizen of a federally-recognized American Indian tribe or Canadian First Nation
  • Are a Minnesota resident
  • Apply for other existing state and federal scholarship and grant programs
  • Enroll at least ¾ time as an undergraduate OR ½ time as a graduate student in an education program leading to a certificate, diploma, or degree at an accredited postsecondary institution in Minnesota
  • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  • Are not in default on a federal or state student loan or, if in default, have regained eligibility for federal or state student aid
  • Qualify for either a Pell or State Grant and demonstrate financial need as an undergraduate student OR demonstrate financial need as a graduate student.
Priority Deadline July 1 $ 4,000 per year
Hagan Scholarship
  1. Must attend an eligible public high school
  2. Must have achieved a 3.5 GPA
  3. Must enroll in an eligible college or university
  4. Must maintain a 4 year or less graduation schedule
  5. Applicant’s Adjusted Household Income reported for Federal Income Tax Purposes must not Exceed $85,000.
12/1/22 $6,000 each Semester

 

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