Minnesota Workforce Development Scholarship

New-entering transfer students who were previously awarded a Workforce Development Scholarship from a Minnesota State community college, graduated from the college with a two-year associate’s degree and are entering a qualifying St. Cloud State program are now eligible to carry their scholarship over to SCSU for an additional year. The scholarship, funded by the Minnesota Legislature, provides free aid of $2,500 for the academic year ($1,250 per semester) for students enrolled in particular fields.

Qualifying St. Cloud State programs are:
• Biochemistry & Molecular Biology: Biotechnology
• Biomedical Science
• Community Health
• Computer Science
• Cybersecurity
• Early Childhood Education
• Elementary Education
• Environmental Engineering
• Exercise Science
• Information Systems
• Manufacturing Engineering
• Manufacturing Engineering Technology
• Medical Laboratory Science
• Nuclear Medicine Technology
• Nursing
• Planning and Community Development
• Radiologic Technology
• Special Education
• Technology Management

Additional eligibility requirements:
Enrolled for 9 or more credits per term
Overall GPA 2.0 or higher
Minnesota resident
Special consideration will be given to students with financial need

Questions? Contact the Transfer Admissions Team. For additional details about the Minnesota Workforce Development Scholarship click here.

First Year Scholarships
Supplemental Questions
  1. Community college from which you graduated
  2. Upload proof of graduation from the community college (copy of diploma, or transcript indicating degree and date granted)
  3. Have you previously received a Workforce Development Scholarship?
  4. Upload your award letter or notice of the previous Workforce Development Scholarship you received (this proof is required).