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External Scholarships

 

First Years

Travelers Edge Scholarship Program: $12,500 per year

Travelers Edge Scholarship Program supports students throughout their college experience. Students are provided internships, mentors, and financial support. Students build professional skills, explore careers within their majors, and can find a career during their senior year or after graduation. Travelers Edge Scholarship Program is a great experience to expand your network.

To learn more about the Travelers Edge Scholarship Program visit:

https://www.travelers.com/about-travelers/community/academic-career-success/travelers-edge

Applications are currently close, but they will open in December 2022.  Application: https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/edgescholarship/


Juniors & Seniors

Sankofa Circle Fellowship Scholarship: $5,000

The Sankofa Circle Fellowship Scholarship allows students in their third or fourth year of college to build leadership skills based on Afrocentric principles. Students are connected with pan-afrikan professionals and mentors. Mentors and professionals help students build and grow their networks. Students are allowed to attend conferences out of state to speak about social justice and change. Another important benefit is students are also awarded $500 towards textbooks.

To learn more about the Sankofa Circle Fellowship and apply visit: https://sites.augsburg.edu/diversity/sankofa-circle-fellowship/


Minnesota Scholarships

PAGE Grant: $2,000 per year

PAGE Grant connects students with volunteering and community work. Most volunteering is done with children between the ages of 5 to 12 years old. Other volunteering are offered as well. Students are required to complete 50 hours of volunteer or community work. If you are interested in PAGE Grant visit: Page Education Foundation


PRISM Program

 

The PRISM program is designed to support Augsburg juniors and seniors who wish to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Funded by the National Science Foundation, PRISM Scholars receive scholarships of up to $10,000 per student per year. Scholars also become a part of the STEM community at Augsburg with opportunities for summer research, faculty mentoring, and career development.

Eligibility:

– Enrolled at least half-time in a STEM major (biology, biopsychology, biochemistry, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, or physics) – Within 5 semesters of graduating with a STEM degree as of Fall 2022 (graduating by December ‘24) – Major GPA of 2.75 or higher (scholars will be expected to raise their GPA to 3.0 during program participation) – U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident – Demonstrated financial need as determined by financial aid status (Pell or MN State grant eligible or equivalent) Application deadline: Wednesday, May 18 at 11:59pm Faculty reference deadline: Friday, May 27 (applicants should get permission from one faculty member to serve as their reference and name them in their application) Students who began their college careers at community colleges are encouraged to apply as well as students who began at Augsburg.

For more information, go to: augsburg.edu/stem/prism/.

Questions? Contact: stem@augsburg.edu. Funding is provided through the National Science Foundation(NSF) S-STEM program which provides support for high-achieving STEM students with financial need. The collaborative award NSF#2030638: Partner Relationships to Increase STEM Momentum (PRISM) provides S-STEM scholarships to students at Augsburg University, Century College, Minneapolis College, and Normandale Community College. Expression of Interest Form: https://forms.gle/W3kwycuh2uAtHVrV6


Quatrefoil Library Scholarship

 

The Quatrefoil Library College Scholarship is a one-time, $1,000 scholarship open to all high school seniors or college students who are/will be attending college within the State of Minnesota. Quatrefoil is one of the country’s oldest and largest LGBTQ+ lending libraries and also serves as a community center.

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Sources For Scholarships

Looking for extra scholarships! Here are sources with scholarships that may fit your interests:

  1. Fastweb.com
  2. Learnmore.Scholarsapply.org
  3. Myscholly.com
  4. UNCF