Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year are still being accepted. The Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship is available to minority students from union families attending or planning to attend one of the 31 technical colleges, community colleges and/or state universities in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. At least 30 scholarships will be given to qualifying applicants to celebrate 30 years of the Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship’s existence.
To be eligible, a scholarship applicant must be a racial minority and a union member or be the child, grandchild, or spouse of a union member. Scholarships are awarded to both full-time and part-time students who will be attending a MnSCU tech or community college or state university in the fall of 2017.
Scholarship amounts are:
Up to $1,200 for full-time students (12 or more credits undergraduate or 6 credits or more graduate)
Up to $500.00 for part-time students (6-11 credits undergraduate work)
Scholarships are given each year to students who enroll in two/four year, undergraduate or graduate program. Scholarships may be renewed for up to two years for community or technical college programs, up to four years for students working toward a bachelor's degree, and two years for those enrolled in a master's program.
Applications must be POSTMARKED no later than June 1, 2017 to be considered.