Scholarships

Looking for a scholarship to help bring down the cost of your education? Great, you’ve come to the right place!

We award over half a million dollars in scholarships each year. These can be based on financial need, academic interest, volunteer experience or other activities. Review our scholarship list for additional details on both Minneapolis College scholarships and other external opportunities for funding.

Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come, most-qualified basis.

Minneapolis College Scholarships

All Students:

  • Minneapolis College Believes in YOU
    • Pursing a degree at Minneapolis College

Based on Programs:

  • Architectural Technology Scholarship (ARCH)
    • Enrolled in Architectural Technology
  • Ackerberg Science Scholarship (STEM)
    • Enrolled in a science major
    • Registered for at least 12 credits
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • STEM Scholarship (STEM)
    • Enrolled in any science, technology, engineering and math program
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Elizabeth Fish Memorial and Bertha Beret Endowed Scholarship (Career & Technical)
    • Enrolled in any of the following: Aircraft Maintenance Technician, Architectural Technology, CNC Machinist, HVAC
    • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Workforce Development Scholarship (Career & Technical)
    • Enrolled in any of the following programs: Advanced manufacturing, Health Care Services, Information Technology, Early Childhood Education, Aircraft Technician
    • MN Resident
    • Registered for at least 9 credits
    • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • David Linner Memorial Nursing Scholarships (Nursing)
    • Enrolled in Nursing program
    • Registered for at least 8 credits
    • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Dr. Sharon Pierce & Michael Evans Scholarship (Nursing)
    • Enrolled in Nursing program
    • Registered for at least 8 credits
    • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • General Nursing Scholarship (Nursing)
    •  Enrolled in Nursing program
  • Steven Lee Kaufman Scholarship (Liberal Arts)
    • Enrolled in any liberal arts major with an emphasis on English and/or writing
    • Minimum GPA of 2.7

Last Year of Study

  • Uttley Sullivan Family Scholarship
    • Minneapolis public school graduate
    • African American 

Leadership & Achievement

  • Earl W. Bowman Leaders of the Future Scholarship
    • Registered for at least 9 credits
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Kopp Presidential Scholarship
    • MN Resident
    • Minimum GPA of 3.1
    • Registered for at least 9 credits
  • Srok Memorial ESL Scholarship
    • Completed at least one semester of ESOL curriculum at Minneapolis College
    • MN Resident
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Registered for at least 12 credits

Housing Challenges

  • Open Your Heart Scholarship
    • Experienced homelessness in the past 2 years
    • Registered for at least 9 credits
    • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Saint Mark’s Cathedral Lionheart Scholarship
    • Experienced homelessness in the past 2 years
    • Registered for at least 9 credits
    • Minimum GPA of 2.5

First-Generation

  • Dr. Antonio Calvo Scholarship
    • First-generation college student
    • Registered for at least 12 credits
    • Minimum GPA of 2.8
  • W. Scott Shrewsbury Memorial Scholarship
    • First-generation college student
    • Registered for at least 12 credits
    • Minimum GPA of 2.8

Adult-learner

  • Gepner Newman Scholarship
    • Out of high school for at least two years
    • Student of color
    • Minimum GPA of 2.0

Working Students

  • Judith and Edward Schuck Endowed Scholarship
    • Working at least part-time
    • Registered for at least 8 credits
  • Nathan Siegel Scholarship
    • Enrolled in a liberal arts or transfer program
    • Minimum GPA of 2.0
    • Registered for at least 6 credits
  • Sara J. Dobberteen Memorial Scholarship
    • Low-income household
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Thomas B. Wells Endowed Scholarship
    • Working at least part-time
    • Minimum GPA of 2.7
    • Registered for at least 6 credits

Experiential Challenges

  • Yes You Can! Scholarship    
    • Previously incarcerated
    • Minimum GPA of 2.5

Don't Stop - Keep Looking!

Thousands of scholarships are awarded in the United States each year for a wide range of qualifications.

The secret of winning scholarships is often a connection between you and the reasons the organization is funding the scholarship.

Search online for the scholarships at fastweb.com or finaid.org