High school seniors awarded the scholarship will be eligible to receive $20,000. The award will be distributed over eight semesters ($2,500 per semester) providing recipients meet the following requirements: cumulative GPA of 2.85 as a freshman and a 3.0 for subsequent years, continue to major in an approved mathematics or science field of study, and 35-50% of total credits taken each semester must be in math and science.
To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must:
A) Be a U.S. citizen graduating from a high school in one of the following Minnesota counties: Aitkin, Beltrami, Carlton, Cass, Cook, Crow Wing, Lake, Itasca, Koochiching, and St Louis.
B) Have a composite score of 25 or higher on the American College Test (ACT). (SAT scores not accepted.)
C) Be pursuing a 4-year degree. This includes those who begin at a community college.
D) Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
E) Commit to major in one of the designated fields of study.
F) Have demonstrated qualities of character, perseverance and ambition.
G) Have a high scholastic standing among their peers.
H) Be from a family whose taxable income (IRS 1040, page2) is less than $125,000.
I) One letter of recommendation from a Math or Science teacher.