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Promise Scholarship


Cedar Riverside Promise Scholarship

For the 2018-2019 academic school year, the Cedar Riverside Promise Scholarship is being offered by the Minneapolis Community and Technical College Foundation. New students are eligible to receive a scholarship to cover tuition, books and a Metro Transit bus pass, up to $500 per semester.


Scholarship Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on August 1, 2018


  • Must meet the criteria to apply for federal financial aid (FAFSA). Apply at fafsa.ed.gov (FAFSA must be complete and on file with the Minneapolis College Financial Aid Office)
  • Must meet all assessment and academic requirements of the program in which the student is enrolling
  • Meet the family adjusted gross income cap of $65,000
  • Minimum age requirement of 21 years old
  • Must enroll full-time in 12 credits per semester
  • Must not have been enrolled at MCTC in the past 12-months
  • Maintain a 2.5 grade point average to remain eligible
  • Must be tracking to complete the academic program within three consecutive years
  • Each applicant will submit a one-page, typed essay outlining his or her career/educational goals and how enrollment at MCTC will advance those goals

Learn more

Please contact Amy McCarthy for questions about this scholarship.

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