Applications are not accepted for these scholarships. Awards are determined by financial aid officers at each college and university and are awarded to students who meet the criteria listed below.

Eligibility criteria

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • From Minnesota (students from other states and  international students are ineligible)
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.5

The Minnesota Scholars Fund provides need-based financial aid for students from Minnesota who are attending one of our 17 member colleges and universities. It is a pooled scholarship fund supported by businesses, foundations and individuals who believe in investing in the success of students. Gifts, in a variety of sizes, expand access to the quality educational opportunities provided by Minnesota's private colleges and universities.