MnACC Scholarships

MnACC is excited to provide scholarships for students of color who are in pursuit of higher education. Students who are awarded this scholarship will receive a one-time award ranging between $500 to $2,500 to be used towards their education during the 2022-2023 academic year.

The Presidential Scholarship is a $2,500 one-time award that recognizes at least one student who has demonstrated strong academic achievement and a clear commitment to one or more of the areas outlined above. This award is presented on behalf of the current president and executive board members at their discretion.


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Identify as a student of color graduating from a Minnesota high school

  • Enroll as a full-time, first year student for the 2022-2023 school year at a MnACC member institution. For a full list of MnACC member institutions, click here.

  • Complete the scholarship application, including the required essay, and enrollment verification, if selected as a recipient.

Please note: we DO NOT ask about citizenship status. We encourage undocumented, refugee, and DACA students to apply.



In addition to the BIPOC Scholarship criteria, candidates must also submit:

  • An unofficial high school transcript

  • Have a minimum of 3.0 Cumulative GPA 

  • Submit at least one letter of recommendation


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