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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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Scholarship Information

Figuring out funding for college can be challenging. The information on this page is designed as a way to get started exploring scholarship options.[PDF] Click Here (320 KiB) for Scholarship Tips!

While there is a lot of useful information online, there are also 'scam' sites that will require that you pay money for information that is available for free. The U.S. Department of Education has provided some information about how to avoid Scholarship Scams & on their website.

For more information or assistance with scholarships or college funding in general, contact your Advisor at ETS. Click here for Our Staff contact information.

 TRIO Scholarships 

Educational Talent Search Scholarship - The scholarship is intended to assist a student who has been a participant in the ETS program and benefited directly from the services provided. ETS awards two $500 scholarships each year. One will be for a two year college (or proprietary school) attendee and the other for a four year college attendee. [PDF] ets/ets_scholarship_application_2018-2019.pdf (334 KiB)[PDF] ETS Scholarship History  (156 KiB)

[PDF] MN TRiO Scholarship (226 KiB) - The Minnesota TRiO Association is proud to offer three scholarships annually to eligible TRiO participants in Minnesota.

Minnesota Sholarships

Minnesota Transfer - The site is oriented toward students transferring to a Minnesota college, but there is a wonderful drop-down menu of links to many Minnesota college and university scholarship pages.

Minnesota Jobs Scholarship Program - The Scholarship is available to all students currently enrolled or have been accepted to and are planning to enroll in an accredited 2 year or 4 year program offered by a Minnesota School.

Scholarships for Military Children - If your mother or father is active duty, reserve/guard, or retired military personnel or you are the survivor of a deceased member and you have a military dependent I.D. card you can apply! You must be planning to attend a college or university on a full-time basis.

Minnesota HIMSS - The Minnesota Chapter of HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) annually awards a $1,000 scholarship to students studying in the healthcare information or management systems field.

MSHSCA - The Minnesota State High School Coaches Association will again be awarding $1000 scholarships to deserving student-athletes from Minnesota High Schools.

MNESTA Youth Scholarship Program - Available to qualified high school seniors that are sons or daughters of active duty Police, Fire, and EMS personnel.

National Scholarships Sites

NASFAA is an association of over 3,000 colleges, universities, career schools, and others with an interest in student financial aid who work together to deliver sources of financial aid to students.

Scholarship America - parent company of Dollars for Scholars, developed to mobilize students through scholarships and educational support. - An official U.S. government web site designed for college students and their families; the missions is to provide easy access to information and resources from the U.S. government.

Society of Women Engineers - The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science.

I Seek - Tips about the process as well as links to scholarship search engines.

SallieMae - The search provides access to a scholarship database containing more than 3 million scholarships worth over 16 billion dollars, and is expanded and updated daily.

FastWeb - Free scholarship search service, designed to help students make the decisions regarding paying for college, including scholarships and finding jobs and internships. - Information to assist students and their families in finding college scholarships and to help them explore a variety of valuable financial aid opportunities.