Workforce Development Scholarship

Minnesota State and SCTCC are awarding $2,500 scholarships to new students in select programs. The application window for this scholarship is now open.

Workforce Scholarship Application

Now accepting applications.

Complete your application by February 28, 2019.


In addition to the criteria listed below, scholarships will be awarded based on how you answer two questions on how this scholarship will help you achieve your career goals.

To be eligible to receive a $2,500 scholarship you must:

  • Be new to SCTCC (Not a current or past student)
  • Be a resident of Minnesota
  • Be a high school graduate or have completed a GED by fall 2019
  • Have applied to SCTCC in a qualifying program  
  • Enroll in at least nine credits Fall semester 2019
  • Complete the scholarship application by February 28, 2019

Second semester funding:

  • Complete nine credits
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher

Qualifying programs:

How it works:

Step 1:  Apply to the college in a qualifying program

Step 2:  Apply for the scholarship by February 28, 2019

Step 3:  Enroll in at least nine credits for Fall semester 2019

Step 4:  Receive notification of scholarship

Step 5:  Receive first semester scholarship award (If selected)

Step 5:  Complete at least nine credits with a 2.0 GPA or higher

Step 6:  Receive second semester scholarship award

Scholarships will be awarded for the Fall 2019 semester and Spring 2020 semester.  

The application window for this scholarship is open.

Additional Scholarships

Additional Workforce Development Scholarships up to $2,500 are being offered for the 2019-20 school year through industry-matching funds by C4 Welding, Park Industries, RotoChopper, Talon Innovations, and UMC, with additional industry funds still being added to this program!

Click here to learn about other scholarship opportunities at SCTCC.