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AFS Twin City Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Foundry Educational Foundation
1695 North Penny Lane
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Minnesota, Western Wisconsin or Northern Iowa. Preference will be given to students who are completing coursework in a foundry-related subject. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 7
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.fefinc.org

American Family Insurance FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They may be pursuing a four-year degree in any major in the state of Wisconsin, Minnesota or Missouri. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Animal Health International FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Associated General Contractors of Minnesota Scholarships
Sponsor: Associated General Contractors of Minnesota
Capitol Office Building
525 Park Street
Suite 110
St. Paul, MN 55103-2186
Eligibility: Applicants must attend a Minnesota institution of higher learning with a concentration in construction or construction-related courses. Applications are judged equally on academic performance, career objectives, financial need, personal information and application clarity.

Amount: $500-$2,500
Deadline: May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, academic core plan, career objectives and recent color photo are required.
Website: http://www.agcmn.org

BLET Auxiliary Scholarships
Sponsor: Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Auxiliary
Attn: Helen Brand, National Secretary
38768 Crescent Hill Road
Osawatomie, KS 66064
Eligibility: Applicants must be the children of both a BLET Auxiliary and BLET member (living or deceased) and enrolled or accepted by an accredited university, college or institute of higher learning. If the applicant is a graduate student or returning to school as a sophomore, junior or senior, he or she must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based on academic record, leadership, character and personal achievement.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online and by written request through your local GIA auxiliary or BLE division.
Website: http://www.bletauxiliary.net/

BNSF Railway Company FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students must be pursuing a four-year degree in one of the following agricultural fields: business management, economics, sales and marketing or finance. They must be residents of California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota or Texas. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society
P.O. Box 9828
Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828
Eligibility: Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota or Washington. Applicants must also major in one of the following areas: business, engineering, math, medicine/health administration, natural/physical sciences, technology or education and belong to AISES. Applicants must have a 2.0 minimum GPA.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.aises.org

C2IA Senior Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Student Loan
6775 Vista Drive
West Des Moines, IA 50266-9305
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are at least 13 years of age. Students must be a permanent resident of and enrolled in a high school located in one of the following states: Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin. Applicants must be planning to attend college at an institution located in Iowa. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 12
How to apply: Application information is available online. Two online financial literacy tutorials, an online financial literacy assessment and a short essay are required.
Website: http://www.IowaStudentLoan.org/Come2Iowa

Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward degrees in one of the following areas of agriculture: agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant genetics, soil science, soil conservation, water conservation or public service and administration. Applicants must be residents of Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: An application form is required.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants may be from Iowa or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: An application form is required.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
15835 Park Ten Place
Houston, TX 77084-5145
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must be studying engineering and/or science at their chosen school. Applicants must have permanent residence in the NACE Central Area which includes the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: January 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and scholarship essay questions are required.
Website: http://nace-foundation.org/

Lilly Lorénzen Scholarship
Sponsor: American Swedish Institute
Lilly Lorénzen Scholarship
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Eligibility: Applicants must speak Swedish and have a desire to contribute to American-Swedish cultural exchange. They must plan to carry out studies in Sweden and have demonstrable achievement in their chosen field of study. Students must provide a college transcript or statement of professional and community achievement.

Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.americanswedishinst.org

MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

MGMA Midwest Section Scholarship
Sponsor: Medical Group Management Association
104 Inverness Terrace East
Englewood, CO 80112
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). They must be residents of one of the MGMA Midwest Section states, namely Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota or Wisconsin. They must be undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled in a degree program that is related to medical practice management (such as public health, business administration or health care administration). Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.mgma.com

Midwest Student Exchange Program
Sponsor: Midwestern Higher Education Compact
105 Fifth Avenue South
Suite 450
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Eligibility: Applicants must currently live in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota or Wisconsin and wish to attend a participating school in one of these states outside their own. Other eligibility requirements vary depending on the state and school. Awards are tuition reduction for out-of-state schools in the participating region.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Students must clearly mark that they are an MSEP student when applying to the school of their choice.
Website: http://msep.mhec.org

Minnesota Academic Excellence Scholarship
Sponsor: Minnesota Office of Higher Education Services
1450 Energy Park Drive
Suite 350
Saint Paul, MN 55108-5227
Eligibility: Applicants must be Minnesota residents who have been admitted to a full-time program in an approved Minnesota college or university. Applicants must have demonstrated achievement in one of the following subjects: English or creative writing, fine arts, foreign language, math, science or social science.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: For information about the status of this program, applicants should contact the schools they wish to attend.
Website: http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/

Minnesota Division Izaak Walton League Scholarship
Sponsor: Izaak Walton League of America-Minnesota Division
2233 University Avenue West
Suite 339
St. Paul, MN 55114
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and Minnesota residents. They must be in the second year or higher of a college degree program in environmental science, environmental education, conservation, environmental law, wildlife management or a related subject. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.

Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: May 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal essay, resume and two letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.minnesotaikes.org

Minnesota Golf Course Superintendents' Association Legacy Scholarship
Sponsor: Minnesota Golf Course Superintendents' Association (MGCSA)
10050 204th Street North
Forest Lake, MN 55025
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who are age 23 or younger. They must be the children or grandchildren of Minnesota Golf Course Superintendents' Association (MGCSA) Class AA, A, D, C, SM, associate or affiliate members. They must be enrolled or plan to enroll full-time at an accredited two- or four-year undergraduate institution. Selection is based on academic merit, extracurricular activities, awards received and stated career goals.

Amount: $1,000-$1,500
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay and transcript are required.
Website: http://www.mgcsa.org/

Minnesota Hockey Scholarship
Sponsor: Minnesota Hockey
Executive Director, Minnesota Hockey Scholarship Committee
317 Washington Street
St. Paul, MN 55102
Eligibility: Applicants must be a resident of Minnesota, a high school senior, participate on a youth Junior Gold team or a girl's 19 & under team of an affiliate association of Minnesota Hockey and have a minimum GPA of 2.0. Selection is based on academic achievement, a personal essay and the letters of recommendation.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 7
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.minnesotahockey.org

Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Minnesota Office of Higher Education Services
1450 Energy Park Drive
Suite 350
Saint Paul, MN 55108-5227
Eligibility: Applicants must be at least one-fourth Native American, Minnesota residents and members of a federally recognized Indian tribe. Applicants must be a high school graduate or possess a GED and have been accepted by an approved college, university or vocational school in Minnesota.

Amount: Up to $6,000
Deadline: July 1
How to apply: This award is administered by the Minnesota Department of Children, Families, and Learning (CFL), and must be approved by the Minnesota Indian Scholarship Committee. To receive an application, contact your local tribal education office.
Website: http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/

Minnesota Oratorical Contest
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Minnesota
Third Floor, Veterans Service Building
20 W. 12th Street, Room 300A
St. Paul, MN 55155
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

Amount: Up to $1,500
Deadline: January 15
How to apply: Application information is available by email.
Website: http://www.mnlegion.org

Minnesota State Grant
Sponsor: Minnesota Office of Higher Education Services
1450 Energy Park Drive
Suite 350
Saint Paul, MN 55108-5227
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are Minnesota residents. They must be high school graduates, GED recipients or at least 17 years old by the end of the academic year. They must be enrolled in a diploma, certificate or degree program for at least three credits at an eligible Minnesota school. Applicants who are in default of a federal or state SELF student loan are ineligible, as are those who owe the Office of Higher Education for the overpayment of a state grant. They cannot have earned a baccalaureate degree previously or be more than 30 days past due on child support payments. Selection is based on financial need.

Amount: Up to $11,753
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Application is made by filing the FAFSA.
Website: http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/

Minnesota Youth Rugby High School Scholarship
Sponsor: Minnesota Youth Rugby
Attn.: Rob Clarno
16831 Canterbury Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school senior rugby players with at least two years of rugby experience, have a 2.5 GPA or higher and plan on playing rugby at the collegiate level. All applicants must attend the state tournament where the final selection will be made. Selection is based on rugby success and leadership on and off the field.

Amount: $500
Deadline: June 6
How to apply: Applications are available online and must include an official transcript and a letter of recommendation from your coach.
Website: http://www.minnesotayouthrugby.com

MSAA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Minnesota State Archery Association
c/o Cheri Irlbeck, MSAA Secretary
33266 County Hwy 4
Sanborn, MN 56083
Eligibility: Students must apply as a senior in high school or within the first three years of college. The applicant must be a Minnesota State Archery Association member in good standing.

Amount: $500
Deadline: June 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mnarchery.org

National Defense Transportation Association, St. Louis Area Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: National Defense Transportation Association-Scott St. Louis Chapter
Attention: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 25486
Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225-0486
Eligibility: Preference is given to students majoring in business, transportation logistics and physical distribution or a related field. High school students must live in Illinois or Missouri. College students must attend school in Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin or Wyoming.

Amount: $1,500-$4,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ndtascottstlouis.org

Phillips/Laird Scholarship
Sponsor: Minnesota Nurses Association
345 Randolph Avenue
Suite 200
Saint Paul, MN 55102
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) who are enrolled in a bachelor's or graduate degree program in nursing with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to applicants who live or work in MNA District 13. Selection is based on academic merit, extracurricular activities, stated career goals and leadership.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available by request from the MNA. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.mnnurses.org

Ranelius Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Minnesota Turkey Growers Association
Scholarship Selection Committee
108 Marty Drive
Buffalo, MN 55313-9338
Eligibility: Applicants must be Minnesota residents. They must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a postsecondary educational program that provides adequate preparation for a career in the turkey or poultry industry. Preference will be given to applicants who have not won the award previously, members of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA), family members of MTGA members and employees of MTGA members. Selection is based on academic merit, extracurricular activities and demonstrated interest in the poultry industry.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 5
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay and one recommendation letter are required.
Website: http://www.minnesotaturkey.com

Upper Midwest Chapter Scholarships
Sponsor: National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences-Upper Midwest Chapter
4967 Kensington Gate
Shorewood, MN 55331
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors. They must have applied or been accepted to a college or university that offers a broadcasting, television or other electronic media curriculum and intend to pursue one of these fields. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred, but not required.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form is required.
Website: http://www.midwestemmys.org

Vincent L. Hawkinson Scholarship for Peace and Justice
Sponsor: Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation for Peace and Justice
324 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Eligibility: Applicants must advocate peace, reside in or attend school in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota or Wisconsin and attend an interview in Minneapolis and the fall awards ceremony.

Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope, by email or online.
Website: http://www.hawkinsonfoundation.org

WTS Minnesota Chapter Scholarships
Sponsor: Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) - Minnesota Chapter
University of Minnesota
200 Center for Transportation Studies
511 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Eligibility: Applicants must be women who are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program that is related to transportation. They either must be attending a school located in Minnesota, or must be North Dakota, South Dakota or Iowa students who have lived in Minnesota at some point during the past five years. They must have plans to pursue a career in the transportation field, and must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on academic merit, transportation-related activities and career goals.

Amount: $500-$2,000
Deadline: October 16
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, proof of enrollment, one letter of recommendation and a personal essay are required.
Website: http://www.wtsinternational.org/minnesota//