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Minnesota Masonic Charities offers a varied portfolio of scholarships -
Visit their website at https://mnmasoniccharities.org/scholarships/student-scholarships/ for more information regarding the criteria for 2023 recipients.
2023 Criteria Requirements
Signature ($6,000 Award; Six Awards Available)
Legacy ($4,000 Award; 11 Awards Available)
Heritage ($3,000 Award; 20 Awards Available)
Selfless Scholar ($5,000 Shared Award; 12 Awards Available)
Career and Technical ($2,500 Award; 40 Awards Available)
Undergraduate ($3,000 Award; 30 Awards Available)
PFund Scholarships for LGBTQ+ Students - Application deadline: March 17
PFund’s scholarship fund is used to provide scholarships to LGBTQ+ learners from the upper Midwest at all stages of their educations. In 2022, PFund Foundation distributed a record $125,000 to 50 queer students from across the upper Midwest.
The Ethel Curry American Indian Leadership Scholarship (ECS) is an annual award administered by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE). This scholarship is meant to aid American Indian students in their pursuit of higher education opportunities. Awards generally range from $1000-$5000 per academic year, but may vary. The scholarship is open from March 1 to May 31 annually. For students enrolled at any accredited institution in the state of MN.
Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship - Application deadline: June 1
STARBASE Minnesota - Annual Scholarship Opportunity for STARBASE Alumni
Application deadline: October 15
Do you remember attending STARBASE Minnesota with your school as a 4th or 5th grader? Do you recall attending STARBASE on the MN National Guard base, engaging in the technologies and STEM activities, such as rocketry, robotics, 3D printing, and more? STARBASE Minnesota wants to help support your pursuits in post-secondary education. Apply for "The General Tim Cossalter Scholarship" awarded to former STARBASE students!
Mark M. Welter Foundation - For any enrolled student at a Minnesota State College or University institution in good standing.
Application deadline: Applications accepted annually in the fall
LeadMN Scholarships - Multiple deadlines
Hire a Helper Scholarships ($2,000) - Multiple Deadlines
Scholarship America Scholarship Search
Here are some suggestions and important things to remember when applying for scholarships from organizations outside the college:
If you have questions about Outside Scholarships, please contact the Office of Financial Aid Help Desk at 651-450-3495, or firstname.lastname@example.org. We will do our best to answer your questions and provide financial aid information needed for the application. We wish you the best of luck in your scholarship search.
Here is a quick list of additional resources and information you might find helpful as you consider the cost of college.
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for financial aid. It should only take about 20 minutes.