Many scholarships are awarded by local businesses, service organizations and individuals to students who are graduating from high school.
How to apply: Talk with your guidance counselor about scholarships in your community. Your high school is the best source of information about local opportunities and may even coordinate the applications.
Power of YOU
If you are graduating from a Minneapolis or St. Paul public, alternative, or participating charter high school or from Brooklyn Center, Columbia Heights, Henry Sibley Senior High, North Senior High (North St. Paul), Richfield, Robbinsdale Cooper, Roseville Area Senior High, Simley Senior High, South St. Paul Senior High, Tartan Senior High or Woodbury Senior High you may qualify for the Power of YOU program which covers the cost of tuition and fees for two years or up to 72 credits at Minneapolis Community and Technical College or Saint Paul College.