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65 Workforce Development Scholarships available for 2020-2021

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20-21 Workforce Development Scholarships65 MSC Southeast students will receive $2500 Workforce Development Scholarships in 2020-2021

Application Deadline extended to June 15, 2020

From a a a cascade! What started as 16 Workforce Development Scholarships in 2018 grew to 35 scholarships 2019. But the surge of support didn't stop there.

This year, $132,500 has been allocated by the Minnesota state legislature for Workforce Development Scholarships at Minnesota State College Southeast. Combined with $30,000 provided by Minnesota State College Southeast Foundation, a total of SIXTY FIVE students will receive $2500 scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year!

"This will make an incredible impact on students who need help paying for college-level education in career areas that are in high demand in the Southeast region of Minnesota," said MSC Southeast Interim President Larry Lundblad. 

Most Minnesota students who will major in these career areas will be eligible for Workforce Development Scholarships:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Sustainable Food and Farming
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Health Care Services 
  • Information Technology
  • Transportation Careers

The deadline to apply for Workforce Development Scholarships has been extended to June 15, 2020. Go to for the most current information, a list of all eligible majors, and to download the application form. 

Additional scholarships available

In addition to Workforce Development Scholarships, MSC Southeast Foundation offers scholarships to students enrolled in any program at the college. The deadline to apply for Foundation scholarships is June 15, 2020. 

"Students who are eligible for Workforce Development Scholarships can also apply for MSC Southeast Foundation scholarships and should apply for both," recommended Casie Johnson, Associate Director of MSC Southeast Foundation.

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