Available Scholarships

The Mankato Area Foundation administers scholarship funds for a variety of donors. Learn more below about the individual scholarship requirements and how to apply.

Eligible Applicants: Students who receive the Triple A Award at Mankato East High School of School District 77 in Mankato, MN.

Please note that Mankato Area Foundation does not accept applications for the Dustin Lemke Memorial Scholarship Fund. Winners of the Triple A Award are determined by Mankato East High School.

Scholarship Amount: $750

Application Deadline: For more information regarding the application process for the Triple A Award and deadlines, please contact the Mankato East High School’s guidance counselor.
Eligible Applicants: Nontraditional students currently enrolled in the nursing program at South Central College or Minnesota State University, Mankato. Applicants must be a nontraditional student as defined by SCC and MSU.

Scholarship Amount: Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to both SCC and MSU for a total of four scholarships equaling $10,000 annually.

Application deadline: For more information regarding the application process and deadlines, please contact:

Minnesota State University
College of Allied Health and Nursing
507.389.6022 or school-of-nursing@mnsu.edu

or

South Central College
North Mankato Campus Foundation
507.389.7342
Scholarship is awarded to two eligible applicants per year.

Eligible Applicants: High school seniors graduating from Southland High School of School District 500 in Adams, MN with a minimum GPA of 2.75 and who plans to attend a four year U.S. college or university or a two year U.S. college or trade school.

Scholarship Amount: Determined Annually

Application Deadline – March 18

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Eligible Applicants: Persons who are employed by J&R Schugel Trucking Inc., are an owner operator, or an immediate family member of an employee or owner operator. Employee or owner operator must be currently employed with J&R Schugel Trucking, Inc. for no less than a period of 24 months.

Scholarship Amount: Determined Annually

Application Deadline: For more information regarding the application process and deadlines, please contact:

Michelle Luther
J&R Schugel Trucking.
michellel@jrschugel.com or 507.233.2900 ext 226
Eligible Applicants: Female high school seniors graduating from School District 77 in Mankato, MN or School District 14-4 in Watertown, SD with a minimum GPA of 3.5.

Please note that the number of award recipients and scholarship amount is determined annually.

Scholarship Amount: up to $15,000

Application Deadline – March 18

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Eligible Applicants: High school seniors who are graduating from School District 77 with a minimum GPA of 3.5 and who plan on attending a four year liberal arts college.

Scholarship Amount: up to $2500

Application Deadline – March 18

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Eligible Applicants: High school seniors graduating from Mankato East High School of School District 77 in Mankato, MN. Applicants must qualify for free or reduced lunch program and attend a four year public college or university.

Scholarship Amount: $2,500

Application Deadline – April 22

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Eligible applicants: Students who currently attend or plan to attend Martin Luther High School in Northrop, MN.

Please note that Mankato Area Foundation does not accept applications for the Virginia and Martin Krause Scholarship Fund. Recipients are determined by Martin Luther High School.

Amount: $2,000

For more information regarding the application process and deadlines, please contact:
Paul Steinhaus
Principal
Martin Luther High School
paulsteinhaus@martinlutherhs.com or 507.436.5249

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For more information on Mankato Area Foundation scholarships contact:

Sarah Beiswanger
507.344.7267
sarah@mankatoareafoundation.com