Scholarships Just for Minnesota Students for 2024

Looking to fund your education in the Land of 10,000 Lakes? Minnesota offers a trove of scholarships tailored to help students like you achieve their academic dreams. Dive into our comprehensive list and discover the financial support that can help you on the path to college!

1. Fink Scholarship Fund

Provider: Scholarship America

Amount: Full Tuition up to $25,000/year

High school seniors, graduates or college undergrads who are Minnesota residents can earn renewable scholarships up to $25,000/year from the Fink Scholarship Fund. Apply today!

2. Linden Scholarship

Provider: The Salvation Army – Twin Cities Salvation Army

Amount: Varies

Students can apply to the Linden Scholarship to receive a one-year, non-renewable scholarship of $1,500 (for two-year colleges) or $3,000 (for four-year colleges). We know it won’t foot the entire bill, but every little bit counts. The application period opens each January.

3. Gold Scholar Award

Provider: Minnesota Office of Higher Education

Amount: $10,000 each year for four years

Preference for the Gold Scholar Award is given to National Merit Finalists who declare the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities as their first-choice college by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation deadline.

5. BBB Student of Integrity Scholarship

Provider: Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

Amount: $2,500

BBB Serving Minnesota and North Dakota aims to develop future business leaders who promote ethics and honesty in the marketplace. We do this by awarding high school seniors with the BBB Students of Integrity Scholarship for demonstrating all of the best aspects of high character in their personal choices and actions.

5. WTS-MN Technical Scholarship

Provider: Advancing Women Advancing Transportation

Amount: $2,000

WTS-MN fosters the development of women in the transportation field by encouraging bright new professionals to undertake careers in transportation. One way it does this is by awarding the WTS-MN Technical Scholarship to women pursuing transportation-related study at community, technical, and trade colleges.

Loving these scholarships, but need help applying for your government financial aid? We can help you fill out your FAFSA and state aid.

Learn more

Still need help with financial aid and college scholarships in Minnesota?

Start by submitting your FAFSA form as soon as possible. (Not sure what that is? Check out a primer here, and the deadlines here.)

Then check out these scholarships in Minnesota application options:

Finally, create a free Going Merry profile today. Our scholarship library includes hundreds of thousands of local and national scholarships!

At Going Merry, we make finding and applying for scholarships easy. Sign up here.

Kelly Lamano

Ready to find scholarships that are a match for you?