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The Roosevelt Scholarship Application is now live!  Find the application details HERE!

Here are some upcoming scholarships and deadlines:

AAUW Scholarship (Deadline February 8th, 2019): Receive $4,000 for your first year; renewable annually for a total award of $16,000; renewal based on satisfactory progress as a full-time student.

See your counselor to pick up the application!

Eligibility:

  • Female Minneapolis Resident
  • Graduating senior from one of the Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Educational Goal: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited 4-year institution
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA: 3.0
  • Demonstrated Financial Need

Wallin Education Partners Scholarship (Deadline February 15, 2019): Receive up to $4000/year for up to 4 years; work with a professional advisor throughout college, and have access to college-to-career opportunities through Wallin EP sponsored events and activities. More information at https://wallinpartners.org/apply/

Eligibility:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Minimum 19 ACT composite
  • Have applied and intend to attend a private or public not-for-profit four-year institution in MN, IA, SD, ND, or WI or any Historically Black College or University in the Nation immediately after high school (no gap year)
  • Have a family taxable income of $75,000 or less (line 43 on your 2017 1040), low-to-moderate assets, and have financial need with regard to financial aid

Wallin Education Partners Opportunities Pathways (Deadline March 15, 2019): Receive up to $4000/year for up to 4 years; work with a professional advisor throughout college, and have access to college-to-career opportunities through Wallin EP sponsored events and activities. More information at https://wallinpartners.org/apply/ 

Eligiblity:

  • minimum 2.0 GPA
  • completed FAFSA
  • Participated in AchieveMpls Career & College Planning or Genesys Works
  • Plan to attend community college full-time at one of the partner community colleges starting Fall 2019: ▪ Minneapolis College ▪ Normandale Community College ▪ St. Paul College
  • Plan to study and pursue a career in one of the following fields: ▪ Information Technology ▪ Business Management ▪ Health Care ▪ Manufacturing/Engineering Technology
  • Have a family taxable income of $75,000 or less, low-to-moderate assets, and have financial need with regard to financial aid

Catch a Break Scholarship (Deadline March 15): Receive up to $10,000. More information at https://www.scholarsapply.org/catchabreak/

Eligibility:

  • Be current high school seniors or graduates, ages 21 and under.
  • Be United States citizens and residents of Minnesota.
  • Be accepted for enrollment for the first time in full-time undergraduate studies at an accredited public four-year college or university in Minnesota for the entire 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Live on campus for the first year of undergraduate studies.
  • Have a minimum composite ACT score of 24 or higher.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)

Naviance: All students should start their scholarship search by looking locally with their school Naviance Family Connection account.

Use this guide to get more information on finding scholarships in Naviance.

FastWeb: An online resource to find scholarships to help pay for school.

College Greenlight: Connects first generation and underrepresented students to caring colleges, generous scholarships, and life-changing counselors and mentors.

Scholly: A simple, accurate, and comprehensive scholarship matching tool that was created by students for students. 

Scholarships.com: Matches you to scholarships, grants and other financial aid that fits you perfectly.

StudentScholarships.org: Lets you create a profile and then matches you with scholarships.