Our Opportunities

Welcome to M State Foundation and Alumni Scholarship Application.

THE APPLICATION FOR SPRING 2020 OPPORTUNITIES IS NOW OPEN

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS OCTOBER 31, 2019

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Make sure you hover your cursor over the word “Opportunities” above to see a list of scholarships. We have it separated out by

  • “Recommended” = scholarships that the system thinks you may qualify for
  • “Ours” = scholarships offered and awarded by M State
  • “External” = scholarships offered and awarded by external agencies.

To see specific opportunities for your campus, do the following:

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  • Choose your campus from the Scopes menu
  • Click Filter Opportunities

Pay attention to the Deadline for each scholarship. You won’t want to miss the opportunity.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$500 Caitlin Posch Memorial Scholarship
Caitlin Posch graduated from the M State Dental Hygiene program in 2011. She went on to work a few temp jobs before finding full-time employment...
Caitlin Posch graduated from the M State Dental Hygiene program in 2011....
  • Deadline: 10/31/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2019
$600 Chuck F. and Adeline Chadwick Memorial Scholarship
Chuck F. and Adeline Chadwick Family Memorial Endowment – The Chadwick Family has supported our students for 15 years in memory of Chuck F....
Chuck F. and Adeline Chadwick Family Memorial Endowment – The Chadwick...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2019
  • Award: $600
Deadline10/31/2019
$500 Donny Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund
Donald Anderson served as the Minnesota State Community and Technical College Snowmobile and Outdoor Power Sports instructor for 32 years. In...
Donald Anderson served as the Minnesota State Community and Technical...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2019
$500 H. Allen Ohrt Scholarship
Mr. Ohrt is a retired medical professional, who toured our campus and was so impressed that he wanted to give back and support one of our students...
Mr. Ohrt is a retired medical professional, who toured our campus and...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2019
$500 Johnstone Supply Company Endowment
This company is a leading cooperative wholesale distributor providing brand name products, expert technical knowledge and superior customer service...
This company is a leading cooperative wholesale distributor providing...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2019
$1,000 Karen Bueng Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship provided by her husband, Conrad, is to honor the memory of Karen Bueng, an employee in Central Account Receivable-Banking at M...
This scholarship provided by her husband, Conrad, is to honor the memory...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2019
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2019
$500 Maynard Hemmah Culinary Arts Scholarship
Through the generous donations of the many donors who come out to enjoy delicious food prepared by M State students at the Culinary Arts Gala, M...
Through the generous donations of the many donors who come out to enjoy...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2019
$500 North Star Electric Cooperative
Criteria: Enrolled in Electrical Line Worker – Baudette/Lake of the Woods site Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher Registered for 9 or more credits
Criteria: Enrolled in Electrical Line Worker – Baudette/Lake of the...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2019
$1,500 Otter Tail Power Company
Through the generous donations from Otter Tail Power Company, M State Foundation and Alumni is able to offer scholarships. Criteria: First...
Through the generous donations from Otter Tail Power Company, M State...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2019
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline10/31/2019
$500 Sysco North Dakota Inc
We will care for people by giving back, doing good and changing lives in our communities; creating a diverse and inclusive work environment; and...
We will care for people by giving back, doing good and changing lives in...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2019
$500 Transportation Club of Fargo-Moorhead
We are pleased to announce the Transportation Club of Fargo-Moorhead will be awarding Academic Scholarships in spring. Students should be pursuing...
We are pleased to announce the Transportation Club of Fargo-Moorhead...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2019
$500 US Foods Scholarship
US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 250,000 restaurants and...
US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2019
$700 Walter and Verna Gehrts Memorial Scholarship
This award is given yearly from the monies provided by generous benefactors, the Gehrts family, many years ago in support of the college that their...
This award is given yearly from the monies provided by generous...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2019
  • Award: $700
Deadline10/31/2019
$1,500 Lake Region Electric Veterans Scholarship
Through the generosity of Lake Region Electric Cooperative, Minnesota State Community and Technical College Foundation is able to offer Lake Region...
Through the generosity of Lake Region Electric Cooperative, Minnesota...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500
2 - $1,000 Presentation Sisters Scholarship for Women of Color
The Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary would like to offer scholarships for “Women of Color.” We would like the candidates not...
The Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary would like to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2 - $1,000
Ended
$500 Richard J. Weber Memorial Scholarship
Diesel instructor, Dick Weber, has generously sponsored this scholarship for students in the Diesel Technology Program in memory of his father,...
Diesel instructor, Dick Weber, has generously sponsored this scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 Legacy Power Line Scholarship
Legacy Power Line, Inc. provides overhead distribution power line construction, maintenance and emergency storm restoration services in the upper...
Legacy Power Line, Inc. provides overhead distribution power line...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$100 Richard and Lois Besmehn Foundation Massage Therapy Scholarship
This scholarship is made possible through the generous donations from the Richard and Lois Besmehn Foundation. To qualify for this scholarship,...
This scholarship is made possible through the generous donations from...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $100
Ended
2 - $500 Encore Electric
Through the generous donation and as a partner of quality education ENCORE Electric, Denver Co, has made it possible for Minnesota State Community...
Through the generous donation and as a partner of quality education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 2 - $500
Ended
$1500 J & M Printing Scholarship
A third generation company, has been exceeding client expectation for 50 years with exceptional customer service and outstanding print materials. ...
A third generation company, has been exceeding client expectation for 50...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1500
Ended
$500 Katie Peterson Excellence in Nursing Scholarship
In honor of his late wife Katie, Greg Peterson has set up this scholarship to support a future nurse. Katie was a kind, caring, and compassionate...
In honor of his late wife Katie, Greg Peterson has set up this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 Vern Rinkel Memorial Scholarship
Vern Rinkel was a man born in 1940 at Hillman MN. He began his electronics career in Western Union working in Information Technology systems. He...
Vern Rinkel was a man born in 1940 at Hillman MN. He began his...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 ACE Electric & Lighting
Through the generous donation and as a partner of quality education, ACE Electric and Lighting, has made it possible for M State Foundation and...
Through the generous donation and as a partner of quality education, ACE...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 PowerSports Technology Scholarship
Through the generous donations of M State Faculty and Staff, this scholarship program was created to support students in the PowerSports...
Through the generous donations of M State Faculty and Staff, this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$100 Richard and Lois Besmehn Foundation Cosmetology Scholarship
This scholarship is made possible through the generous donations from the Richard and Lois Besmehn Foundation. To qualify for this scholarship,...
This scholarship is made possible through the generous donations from...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $100
Ended
$1,000 Ulteig Engineering Inc. Scholarship
We are proud to support the M State Foundation and Alumni by sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship in the Civil Engineering Technology program at the...
We are proud to support the M State Foundation and Alumni by sponsoring...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500 Auer Steel/Hansons- Don Curtes Senior Memorial Scholarship
Auer Steel, in recognition of our founder, and in an effort to support and give back to the HVAC industry, along with Robert Gibb and Sons, LLC.,...
Auer Steel, in recognition of our founder, and in an effort to support...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$250 M State Foundation and Alumni Board of Directors Leadership Award
This scholarship award is made possible through the generous donations from our Board of Directors. Criteria: Student must be attending Wadena...
This scholarship award is made possible through the generous donations...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250
Ended
$500 Maynard Hemmah Endowment Scholarship
Through the generous donations of an anonymous donor M State Foundation and Alumni is able to offer this scholarship in honor of Maynard Hemmah, a...
Through the generous donations of an anonymous donor M State Foundation...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$2,500 National Electric Contractors Association Scholarship
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) is a dynamic national organization serving the management interests of the entire electrical...
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) is a dynamic...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$500 Perham Sportsman's Club Scholarship
This scholarship is made possible through the generous donation from the Perham Sportman’s Club. To qualify for this scholarship you must have the...
This scholarship is made possible through the generous donation from the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 Al Behr Memorial Scholarships
This scholarship was set up in memory of Al Behr who was the Director of Business Services at M State. Through the generous donations by the Behr...
This scholarship was set up in memory of Al Behr who was the Director of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$750 Automotive Service Technology Scholarship
Through the generosity of some very caring people, the M State Foundation is able to offer this scholarship. Criteria: Student in the Automotive...
Through the generosity of some very caring people, the M State...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750
Ended
$1000 Baudette Line Worker Advisory Committee
Through the generous donation and as a partner of quality education, Baudette Line Worker Advisory Committee, Baudette MN, has made it possible for...
Through the generous donation and as a partner of quality education,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000
Ended
$1,000 Bell Bank Scholarship
Bell State Bank Scholarship – Bell State Bank and Trust is the largest privately owned bank in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota. They have...
Bell State Bank Scholarship – Bell State Bank and Trust is the largest...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$2,500 Connexus Energy
We believe education is essential. Every year, Connexus Energy offers scholarships to high school students living in our service area. Connexus...
We believe education is essential. Every year, Connexus Energy offers...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$750 Dan Sperling "Realize Your Dream" Endowment Scholarship
This memorial scholarship was created through numerous and continuous fund-raising efforts by friends at the college and memorial donations given...
This memorial scholarship was created through numerous and continuous...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750
Ended
$625 Dental Scholarship
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $625
Ended
$500 Don Koranda Sr. Memorial Fund
In honor of Don Koranda Sr. his son Jim from Legacy Power Line, Inc. established a Don Koranda Memorial Fund, through M State Foundation and Alumni...
In honor of Don Koranda Sr. his son Jim from Legacy Power Line, Inc....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000 Dr. Robert and Rev. Loxley Koshnick Family Scholarship
As a family practitioner, I saw a crucial need for medical assistants trained specifically to meet current medical practice needs. I have strongly...
As a family practitioner, I saw a crucial need for medical assistants...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500 Edwin Milligan Military Service Scholarship
This scholarship is to assist American Military Veterans or their dependents and/or survivors in their academic endeavors at M State and to honor...
This scholarship is to assist American Military Veterans or their...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000 Ethan Knutson Memorial Scholarship
Ethan Knutson was a graduate of M State in 2010, who went on to have a successful career as a diesel mechanic. He was a man of exceptional...
Ethan Knutson was a graduate of M State in 2010, who went on to have a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$600 Fargo West Rotary Scholarship
Local Rotary association chooses to award three scholarships each year to second year students. Student who are awarded scholarships are required...
Local Rotary association chooses to award three scholarships each year...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $600
Ended
$500 (2nd semester payout) Gary Burggraff Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was created by Emily Burggraff and the M State Foundation and Alumni in memory of Gary Burggraff, a beloved instructor in the...
This scholarship was created by Emily Burggraff and the M State...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500 (2nd semester payout)
Ended
$750 Gate City Bank Scholarship
Gate City Bank believes in supporting and investing in the community. Their slogan continues to be “for a better way of...
Gate City Bank believes in supporting and investing in the community. ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750
Ended
$500 Hanson's Plumbing and Heating
Hanson’s Plumbing & Heating dates back to the early 1930s, when Henry Hanson founded a hardware store in Vergas, Minnesota. He opened the family...
Hanson’s Plumbing & Heating dates back to the early 1930s, when Henry...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 Harriet Tufte Memorial Endowment Scholarship
Harriet was a dedicated and respected instructor and foundation member at M State for many years. Through her work for the Foundation, she wrote...
Harriet was a dedicated and respected instructor and foundation member...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 InterStates Scholarship
Interstates Electric of Sioux Center IA, through Minnestoa State Community and Technical College and M State Foundation and Alumnio, has...
Interstates Electric of Sioux Center IA, through Minnestoa State...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 Jerome Kotalik Memorial Scholarship
Through the generosity of this donor, the Minnesota State Community and Technical College Foundation is able to offer this...
Through the generosity of this donor, the Minnesota State Community and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000 Kiwanis Club of Detroit Lakes Technical Scholarship
Through the generous donations from the Kiwanis Club of Detroit Lakes, this scholarship is made possible. Criteria: Enrolled with a home campus...
Through the generous donations from the Kiwanis Club of Detroit Lakes,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended