Minneapolis

There are many scholarships for Minneapolis students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Minneapolis, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Minneapolis students in the following categories:

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Scholarships

"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
$2,000
To be eligible for the "No Essay" Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States; C) A parent who...

Niche $50,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
$50,000
Covering the cost of college expenses for four years without writing a single essay? Sounds too good to be true! It isn't with Niche. We are giving one student $50,000 (our biggest scholarship yet!) to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses! Who Can Apply All high school and college students, as well as anyone looking...

"No Essay" Smart Owl Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 29, 2022
$7,000
To be eligible for the No Essay Smart Owl Scholarship: A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories B) You must be 16 years of age or older C) You must either be enrolled in a college/university or registered in a qualified high school D) You must be located...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 01, 2022
$25,145
The $25,050 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being: A) Earnest B) Determined C) Moving The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most...

To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program was created in 2006 to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing...

CollegeXpress Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
$10,000
Since 1995, our mission has been to help connect students with the right schools for them. Carnegie Dartlet, the organization that houses CollegeXpress, is an educational publisher and higher education marketing agency. Every year, thousands of students across the United States and around the world discover their colleges using our websites, magazines, and services. To be eligible for the CollegeXpress...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Afrocentric Academy
American Indian OIC
Anthony Middle School
Anwatin Middle School
Augsburg Fairview Academy
Center For Training & Careers
Center School
City Inc. South
Communication Arts Senior High
Community Campus
Downtown Campus
Edison Senior High
El Colegio Charter School
English Academy Campus
Extended Day Program
Field Elementary
Folwell Middle School
Four Directions Charter Schools
Harrison Education Center
Heart Of The Earth Secondary
Henry Senior High
Jordan Campus
Keewaydin Elementary
Leadership Academy
Lighthouse Academy Of Nations
Loring - Nicollet High
Menlo Park Academy
Metro Schools Charter
Minneapolis Academy Charter School
Minneapolis College Preparatory
Minneapolis Employment Readiness Curriculum
Minneapolis High School Alternative Program
Minnesota Online High School
Minnesota Transitions ALP
Minnesota Transitions Middle
MN International Middle Charter
MN Teen Challenge
Mts High School
MTS P.E.A.S.E Academy
Mts Pease Academy
North Senior High
Northeast Middle
Olson Middle
Plymouth Youth Center Capri
Roosevelt Seniior High
Roosevelt Senior High
Sabathani Campus
Sanford Middle
South Senior High
Southwest Senior High
Spanish High
Transition Plus Services
Transitions Senior High
Ubah Medical Academy Charter School
Unity Campus
Urban League St. Academy
Utec Campus
Virtual High School
Volunteers Of America - High
Washburn Senior High
Watershed High School
Wellstone International High
Work Opportunity Center

Minneapolis, Minnesota serves as the county seat of the county of Hennepin and has been known as "Mill City" and "City of Lakes." The City of Minneapolis is the nation's 48th largest city and is the biggest city in the State of Minnesota. The name is derived from the region's very first schoolteacher. He combined the Dakota word water "mni" and the Greek word for city that is, "polis."

The city of Minneapolis is located on the Mississippi River banks. It lies just north of the river's convergence with the Minnesota River and adjoins Saint Paul, the state's capital. Minneapolis-Saint Paul is known as the "Twin Cities." They form the 16th largest area within the country. There are approximately 2.3 million inhabitants residing here.

The population of Minneapolis was just more than 383,000 inhabitants according to the 2010 Census. Situated within the city of Minneapolis are more than 20 wetlands and lakes. The creeks, waterfalls and Mississippi river make the area stunning. The Grand Rounds Scenic Byway and the Chain of Lakes interconnect a lot of the parkways in the city.

Minneapolis was previously considered to be the flour milling capital of the world and a hub for timber. Today, the city has become the main business center between Chicago and Seattle. There are various cultural groups within the city of Minneapolis which bring audiences to Minneapolis for visual art, writing, music and theatre. The city's diverse population has a history of tradition of many charitable support programs through the city in the form of corporate and private philanthropy and progressive public school programs.

Until the explorers from France arrived about the year 1680, the Dakota Sioux were the sole inhabitants in the area. In 1819, Fort Snelling was constructed by the U.S. Army. This new fort brought a big amount development in the region. The American government pressed the Mdewakanton band of the Dakota to sell their land and this particular deal, allowed people coming from the east to reside there.

The Minnesota Territorial Legislature authorized the existing Minneapolis as a township in 1856. Minneapolis was then incorporated as a city during 1867. That same year, rail service started between the cities of Chicago and Minneapolis. During 1872, it eventually joined with St. Anthony's east bank.

Today, the main economy of the city is centered on finance, commerce, trucking services, industry, rail services and health care. Other important aspects of the areas economy comprised the sectors of: insurance, food processing, graphic arts, high technology, milling and publishing. Electronics, automotive products, chemical and agricultural products, machinery, precision medical instruments and plastics are among the major parts of the industrial business. In the past, the city of Minneapolis was known for making farm implements.

There are 6 Fortune 500 corporations which call the city of Minneapolis headquarters. These companies include: U.S. Bancorp, Ameriprise Financial, PepsiAmericas, target Corporation, and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, and Xcel Energy.

The city's biggest businesses include: Allina Hospitals & Clinics, Wells Fargo, Target, City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Xcel Energy, Fairview Health Services, U.S. Bank, ING Group, Star Tribune, Thrivent, bank of Minneapolis, RBC Wealth Management, Macy's and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

During 2005, Minneapolis was named the "Top Tech City" within the United States by Popular Science. This is because of the wide availability of Wi-Fi, medical trials, energy conservation, university development expenditures and advanced degrees held by the work force all being so far higher than the national average.