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Scholastic Connections

connections_mainScholastic Connections is a scholarship and mentorship program for high-achieving undergraduate students of color at Augsburg University designed to assist students succeed in completing their undergraduate degree and prepare them to be engaged, successful citizens of the world on graduation by facilitating career development and planning.

We do this by forming a mentoring community that recognizes, supports, challenges and inspires our Scholars, by providing a network of belonging, asking the really big questions, providing intentional encounters with the “other”, exercising habits of the mind and pursuing worthy dreams (taken from Big Questions Worthy Dreams by Sharon Daloz Parks, the philosophical basis of SC).

Scholarship:  $5000 annually renewable

Mentor:  Alumna/us of Color

“We are so proud of the Scholastic Connections program,” Augsburg University President Paul Pribbenow said.  “It honors our intersecting commitments to helping all students succeed at Augsburg, to supporting an intentionally diverse campus community, and to engaging our graduates in the life of the college.  The SC program is an example of Augsburg at its best!”