$2.5K scholarships available for high-demand careers

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Hundreds of college-bound students across Minnesota now have the opportunity to be awarded workforce development scholarships worth $2,500 or more to help them launch a career in a high-demand occupation in Minnesota.

The scholarships are for students pursuing careers within advanced manufacturing, agriculture, health care services, information technology, early childhood education, and transportation at any of the 30 state colleges of Minnesota State.

These scholarships were made possible by a $7 million appropriation from the Legislature after a successful pilot program stemming from the 2017 legislative session that initially awarded $1 million in scholarships in the 2018-2019 academic year.

For more info and eligibility requirements, contact the admissions or financial aid office at Minnesota State colleges or visit minnstate.edu/stories/wds.

—Info provided by Minnesota State Colleges.