Many Anoka Tech students receive scholarships every year. In fact, students often graduate from Anoka Tech nearly debt-free due to college scholarships. Scholarships for Anoka Technical College students are made possible by financial contributions received from alumni, businesses, foundations and other friends of the institution. Qualifications and eligibility requirements for scholarships vary.
Students who receive scholarships are strongly encouraged to write a thank-you letter to the individual, business or organization funding the award. Donors want to know that their money is being used to further the educational endeavors of their scholarship recipients.
Minnesota Indian Scholarship
The Minnesota Indian Scholarship program provides postsecondary financial assistance to eligible Minnesota resident students who are of one-fourth or more Indian ancestry and demonstrate financial need for an award.
Scholarships are available to eligible Minnesota resident students of one-fourth or more Indian ancestry attending eligible accredited institutions in Minnesota.
Students are eligible to receive a scholarship for up to five years of study at the undergraduate level and an additional five (5)years of study at the graduate level.
Students in certificate, diploma or associates degree programs are eligible to receive the scholarship for no more than three years in order to reserve the remaining two years of undergraduate eligibility for the completion of a bachelor’s degree.
Students may receive the scholarship for only one degree per undergraduate educational level and one doctorate or professional degree.
The award amount is based on need up to $4,000 per year for undergraduate students and up to $6,000 for graduate students.
The on-line Minnesota Indian Scholarship application must be completed to be considered for this award.
Scholarships from OUtside Sources
Scholarships awarded to students from outside sources are considered a part of a student’s financial aid package.
These scholarships are awarded to students to help defray costs related to their attendance at a post-secondary institution.
Students are encouraged to contact their high school, local organizations and review information located at the library regarding scholarship dollars available. Even though we encourage students to apply for outside scholarships always be cautious of scholarship scams. We recommend only applying from trustworthy sources!
A few Web sites that students may want to refer to include:
Students are required to inform the Student Financial Aid Office of any scholarship awards they may be receiving from outside resources.