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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
MSSA

Leadership Scholarship

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/mssa/awards/leadership.html

Minnesota State Student Association Leadership Scholarship
Academic Year

Application Deadline: To Be Announced (March, 2015)

Applicant Eligibility Criteria:

  • Undergraduate students enrolled as a fully time student at MSU, Mankato for the entire Academic Year of the award [minimum twelve (12) credits}.
  • Upon application, must have completed minimum of twelve (12) MSU credits.
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative MSU GPA of 3.00.
  • Applicant must have demonstrated exceptional leadership and service to the Minnesota State University community.
  • Previous MSSA Leadership Scholarship recipients are not eligible.

Materials to be submitted to MSSA (CSU 280)

  1. Completed Application Form
  2. A typed Personal Statement in an essay form, maximum of 3 pages, responding to each of the following:
    • What makes you an exceptional leader:
    • How have you benefited the MSU community?
    • How will your experiences at MSU affect your future life when you leave the university?
    • Why do you deserve the MSSA Leadership Scholarship?
  3. An unofficial MSU transcript.  Transfer students must provide unofficial MSU transcript and an unofficial transcript from previously attended U.S. university.
  4. Two sealed recommendation letters from two different persons such as your advisor, faculty, or supervisor (minimum of one recommendation from MSU). Recommendation letters must include the following:
    • Recommendation Form included in the packet
    • 1-2 page letter responding to questions on the Recommendation Form.

Applications will be reviewed by the MSSA Scholarship Committee.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Applications can be submitted to CSU 280, M-F  8:00 AM-4:00 PM

MSSA Leadership Scholarships will be awarded based on leadership and service experience,
personal statement and recommendations.

Five scholarships of $1,000 each ($500 per semester) will be awarded for the academic year.  Recipients agree to attend a reception in their honor held when the Student Senate and MSSA have their inauguration of new senators and MSSA leadership.


Application Documents


April 2014 Recipients

Winners

Left to Right:

Omolayo Ogunnowo, Jillian Dotas, Mariah Haffield, Jeremy Herkenhoff, Jessica Gumbert.


April 2013 Recipients

Winners

Left to Right:

Soyal Lama Shrestha (2012-13 MSSA President), Dillon Petrowitz, Myra Colakovic, Hassan Fall, Yadira Salinas, Matt Lindquist, David Schieler (2012-13 MSSA Vice President).

April 2012 Recipients

Winners

Left to Right:

Grace Webb, Kayla Wistrom, Alexander Mozey, Mathila Mangedarage, Marcus Abelman.

April 2011 Recipients

Winners

Left to Right:

Sarah Kohen, Hilary Geesman, Braeden Hogie, Nansy Pradhan, Evan Vidden.

April 2010 Recipients

Winners

Left to Right:

Xe Yang (Construction Management), Jennifer Dooley (Family Consumer Science), Cody Buechner (Rec, Parks & Leisure Services), Melissa Thompson (Mass Communication), and Rachel Busch (Chemistry Teaching)

Past Recipients Include

2014 Omolayo Ogunnowo $1,000
2014 Jillian Dotas $1,000
2014 Mariah Haffield $1,000
2014 Jeremy Herkenhoff $1,000
2014 Jessica Gumbert $1,000
2013 Dillon Petrowitz $1,000
2013 Myra Colakovic $1,000
2013 Hassan Fall $1,000
2013 Yadira Salinas $1,000
2013 Matt Lindquist $1,000
2012 Grace Webb $1,000
2012 Kayla Wistrom $1,000
2012 Alexander Mozey $1,000
2012 Mathila Mangedarage $1,000
2012 Marcus Abelman $1,000
2011 Sarah Kohen $1,000
2011 Hilary Geesman $1,000
2011 Braeden Hogie $1,000
2011 Nansy Pradhan $1,000
2011 Evan Vidden $1,000
2010 Cody Buechner $1,000
2010 Rachel Busch $1,000
2010 Jennifer Dooley $1,000
2010 Melissa Thompson $1,000
2010 Xe Yang $1,000
2008 Harshdeep Bhasin $1,000
2008 Frederick Boyle $1,000
2008 Leonard Che Fru $1,000
2008 Josephine Greve $1,000
2008 Kevin Lake $1,000
2008 Angelia Rix $1,000
2007 Ryan Anderson $1,000
2007 Brett Fleck $1,000
2007 Nikki Hanna $1,000
2007 Lisa Wulff $1,000
2007 Jennifer Bottelberghe $1,000
2006 Kevin Bender $1,000
2006 Priyanka Nepalr $1,000
2006 Mandy Wold $1,000
2006 Sheena Joseph $1,000
2006 Faizan Khan $1,000
2005 Megan Brandt $1,000
2005 Katie Kendhammer $1,000
2005 Rebecca Stockel $1,000
2005 Tim Gladhill $1,000
2005 Irina Kansakar $1,000