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Contact: Katryn Conlin, Communications Director

For Immediate Release

MSC Southeast to offer 8 Workforce Development Scholarships valued at $3500 for Minnesota students entering college this fall

Application Deadline March 1, 2019; Awards to be announced in April

Winona and Red Wing, MN (January 24, 2019) – This spring, eight lucky students will receive $3500 Workforce Development Scholarships from Minnesota State College Southeast. The scholarships are available to students who will start college next fall in a field that will help meet the area’s workforce needs, including manufacturing, health care, information technology, and agriculture (see list of programs below).

Workforce Development Scholarships are intentionally targeted to recent high school graduates and adults coming to college to train for a new career. They are designed to help prepare the next generation of workers in high-demand fields. Only eight (8) $3500 scholarships are available, and applicants must be Minnesota residents.

“This is an incredible opportunity! A $3500 scholarship will cover more than half of a full-time student’s tuition,” said Casie Johnson, Minnesota State College Southeast Foundation Associate Director. “Plus, students who are admitted for 2019-2020 are still eligible to apply for other scholarship opportunities through the MSC Southeast Foundation.”

Workforce Development Scholarships are made possible by the Minnesota State legislature, with additional funding provided by donors to the Minnesota State College Southeast Foundation.

The deadline to apply for a Workforce Development Scholarship is MARCH 1, 2019. Awards will be announced on April 1, 2018.

For detailed information and an application form, please see:

Qualifying Programs at MSC Southeast


  • CNC Machine Tool
  • Welding
  • Bicycle Design & Fabrication

Health Care

  • Medical Laboratory Technician*
  • Medical Support Careers 
  • Practical Nursing*

*Must be accepted into the program for Fall 2019 start.Information Technology

  • Cyber and Information Technology 
  • Network Administration and Technology 
  • Software Development and Support


  • Sustainable Food & Farming


About Minnesota State College Southeast

Minnesota State College Southeast is a two-year technical and community college that prepares students for a lifetime of learning by providing education for employment, skill enhancement, retraining, and transfer, to meet the needs of students and the community. The Winona campus opened in 1949, merging with the Red Wing campus in 1992 and updating its name to Minnesota State College Southeast in 2016 with the change of mission to offer both technical training and the associate of arts degree. Minnesota State College Southeast is a member of Minnesota State. For more information, visit

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