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Scholarship List: Fall 2017 Scholarships

The scholarships listed below have an application deadline of April 15, 2017.

Note: Unless specially designated by **, all of these scholarships can be applied for by completing the single, college-wide, online application.

Applications for Fall 2017 scholarships are closed.


About Minnesota West Scholarships

  • Fall semester scholarship recipients will receive 1/2 of the scholarship award in the fall semester and 1/2 in the spring semester provided that GPA and credit load requirements for the scholarship continue to be met.

  • If a scholarship is renewable for a second year, the recipient must maintain GPA and credit load requirements to continue to receive the scholarship.

View scholarship list sorted by campusCanby, Granite Falls, Jackson, Pipestone/Luverne, Worthington

Scholarships are available pending adequate funding.

Scholarship NameAward AmountCampusMajor / Program of StudyMinimum GPANew or Current StudentsMinimum Credits

Academic Excellence in Dental Assisting

 $500

Canby

Dental Assistant

3.0

Current

None

Accounting Scholarship

$200 - $500

Granite Falls and Online

Accounting

2.5

Either

12

Administrative Assistant Scholarship

$200 - $500

Granite Falls

Admin Asst;
Office Mgmt; Receptionist

2.5

Either

6

Agriculture Scholarship

$500

Worthington

Agriculture

2.5

New

12

Alpha Nu Scholarship

$250

Worthington

Any

2.5

Current

12

Andy Reichweir Memorial Scholarship

$1000

Jackson

Powerline

2.5

New

12

Art Scholarship

$250

Worthington

Art

2.5

New

12

Biofuels Technology Scholarship

$200 - $500

Granite Falls

Biofuels Technology

2.5

Either

6

Canby Campus Award

 $500

Canby

Any

3.0

New

12

Cathy Paulson Memorial Scholarship

$250

Granite Falls

Computer Support, Information Security and Assurance

2.5

Either

12

Canby Rotary Scholarship

$500

Canby

Any

None

Current

None

Child Development Scholarship

$200 - $500

Granite Falls

Child Development

2.5

Either

6

Computer Support Technology Scholarship

$200 - $500

Granite Falls

Computer Support, Information Security & Assurance

2.5

Either

12

Connexus Energy Scholarship

$2500

Jackson

Powerline

3.0

New

12

Cosmetology Scholarship

$350

Pipestone & Luverne

Cosmetology

2.5

New

12

Dean's Award

$500

Canby

Any

3.5

New

12

Dental Assistant Scholarship

$500

Canby

Dental Assistant

2.5

New

12

Diesel Technology Current Student Scholarship

$500

Canby

Diesel Technology

2.5

Current

12

Diesel Technology
New Student Scholarship

$500

Canby

Diesel Technology

2.5

New

12

Dorothy Fenstermacher Nursing Scholarship

$1000

Worthington

Nursing

2.5

Either

12

Duke Energy Current Student Scholarship

$1000

Canby

Wind Energy/Electrical

2.5

Current

None

Duke Energy New Student Scholarship

$1000

Canby

Wnd Energy/Electrical

2.5

New

None

East River Electric Powerline Scholarship

$750

Jackson

Powerline

3.0

New

12

East River Electrical Scholarship

$750

Canby

Electrician

None

Current

None

Edward Kellen Memorial Scholarship

$1000

Worthington

Any

3.0

New

12

Electrician Current Student Scholarship

$500

Canby

Electrician

2.5

Current

12

Electrician New Student Scholarship

$500

Canby

Electrician

2.5

New

12

Elizabeth Trunk Memorial Scholarship

$1000

Worthington

Any

2.5

Either

12

ESL Scholarship

$250

Worthington

Any

2.5

New

12

Federated Rural Electric Trust Scholarship

$700

Jackson

Powerline

2.5

New

12

General Scholarship

$400

Pipestone & Luverne

Any

2.5

Either

12

Granite Falls Bank Accounting Scholarship

$500

Granite Falls

Accounting

2.5

Either

 

12

Granite Falls Bank Administrative Asst. Scholarship

$500

Granite Falls

Admin Asst;
Office Mgmt; Receptionist

2.5

 Either

 12

Healthcare Scholarship

$300

Luverne

Healthcare

2.5

Either

12

Humanities Scholarship

$250

Worthington

Humanities

2.5

New

12

**Interstates Companies Scholarship

$500

Jackson

Electrician

3.0

Current

12

Janice Pluim Memorial Scholarship

$400

Pipestone & Luverne

Business

2.5

Either

12

John E. Donahue Memorial Scholarship

$250

Granite Falls

Any Technical Program

2.5

New

12

John W. Mooty, Genevieve B. Mooty, John W. Mooty, and Melvin R. Mooty Academic Scholarship

$3300

Worthington

Any

3.0

New

12

**Lake Country Power Les Beach Memorial Scholarship

$1000

Jackson

Powerline

2.8

New

12

Law Enforcement Scholarship

$250

Worthington

Law Enforcement

2.5

New

12

Liberal Arts Scholarship

$200 - $500

Granite Falls

Liberal Arts

2.5

Either

12

Marble Lutheran Church Scholarship

$1000

Any

Any

2.5

New

12

Marble Lutheran Church Nursing Scholarship

 $1000

Canby

Nursing

2.5

New

12

Minnesota West Worthington Campus Foundation Scholarship

$500

Worthington

Any

2.5

Either

12

Murl E. Anderson Scholarship

$500

Granite Falls

Any

None

Either

12

Music/Theater Scholarship

$250

Worthington

Any

2.5

Either

12

Narvestad Scholarship

$900

Granite Falls

Any

2.5

Either

12

Nick and Myrtle Hand Memorial Scholarship

$250

Worthington

Any

None

Either

12

North Star Mutual Admin. Asst. Scholarship

$250

Granite Falls

Admin Asst;
Office Mgmt; Receptionist

2.5

Either

6

Nursing Scholarship

$250

Worthington

Nursing

2.5

Either

12

Otter Tail Power Company Scholarship

$1000

Canby

Wind Energy/Electrical

3.0

Current

12

Ottter Tail Power Company Scholarship

$500

Jackson

Powerline

2.8

New

12

Part-time Student Scholarship

$500

Canby

Any

None

New

6

Part-time Student Scholarship

$500

Jackson

Any

2.5

Either

6

Part-time Student Scholarship

$200

Pipestone & Luverne

Any

2.5

Either

6

Part-time Student Scholarship

$125

Worthington

Any

2.5

Either

6

People's Cooperative Services Scholarship

$400

Jackson

Powerline

2.5

New

12

Physics, Math and/or Engineering Scholarship

$250

Worthington

Physics, Math, and/or Engineering

2.5

Either

12

Practical Nursing Scholarship

$250

Pipestone & Luverne

Practical Nursing

2.5

Either

12

Ray Crippen Memorial Scholarship

$1000

Worthington

Any

2.5

Either

12

Robert T. Olson MD & Joan Olson Scholarship

$1000

Canby

Any

None

Current

6

Sarah Amundson Memorial Scholarship

$500

Worthington

Any

2.0

New

12

The Schwan Food Company Scholarship

$1000

All

Any

3.0

New

12

Stearns Electric Association Trust

$750

Jackson

Powerline

2.0

Current

12

**Steve Johnson Memorial Scholarship

$500

Worthington

Any

2.5

New

12

Steve Ladner Memorial Scholarship

$500

Granite Falls

Any

2.5

Either

12

Telecommunications Scholarship

$200 - $500

Granite Falls

Telecommunications

2.5

Current

12

Tim Hansen Memorial Scholarship

 $1000

 Canby

Wind Energy/Electrical

2.5

 Either

6