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Scholarship Recipient Christian

Meet Christian, a charismatic New Yorker who now calls Minneapolis home. What led him here? 

Scholarship Recipient Taylor

Minneapolis College Foundation scholarship recipient, Taylor, has taken his success national! He was awarded the Rees Scholarship for students currently studying HVACR. 


Kia had an aha moment while volunteering at a senior care facility; psychology is her passion and she must pursue it! 


After escaping a revolution and threats from ISIS in her home country of Tunisia, Meriem applied for and was granted asylum in the United States. 


A representative from Minneapolis College came to his high school to introduce the Star Scholarship program, a tuition-free pathway to college for undocumented students. Javier applied, got the scholarship, and has not looked back since. 


As a mother of 6 kids, including 2 sets of twins, Deliah was aware of the challenges she would face going back to school. Additionally, having lost both parents in her early 20s, Deliah felt like she lacked a support system. 


 Kristine is proud to have fought her way back on track. She is now an honor society student pursuing an associate degree in addiction counseling and human services. 


Fadil impressively balances both school and work as a medical interpreter in local hospitals and clinics.


José enrolled in Minneapolis College's School of Nursing program and graduated with a 3.0 GPA.


Karin was the only woman among more than 80 students in the HVAC program last semester and placed 2nd in the state-wide SkillsUSA HVAC competition


Patsy plans to transfer to Augsburg College and pursue her bachelor's degree in social work.


Rosa* began her Minneapolis College journey as a Nursing major, earning a 3.2 GPA. She was awarded a scholarship for undocumented students and hopes to serve underrepresented communities after she graduates next year.