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Minnesota Academic Excellence Scholarship

Minnesota Office of Higher Education

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for Minnesota residents who have demonstrated outstanding ability, achievement, and potential in English or creative writing, fine arts, foreign language, math, science, or social science. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be graduating high school seniors admitted to enroll full-time in a nonsectarian, bachelor's degree-granting program at: The University of Minnesota; a Minnesota state university; or a Minnesota private, bachelor's degree-granting college or university. Applicants must enroll during the year of their high school graduation.This scholarship can be renewed annually up to three academic years if the student meets certain academic standards. At public institutions, the scholarship may cover up to the full price of tuition and fees for one academic year; at private institutions, the scholarship may cover either the actual tuition and fees charged by that school, or the tuition and fees in comparable public institutions (whichever is less).

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

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Renewable: This scholarship is renewable
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