Scholarship application Letter of recommendation form

Upon Morris J. Anderson’s retirement as Chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Mr. Anderson’s colleagues and friends established an endowed fund to recognize his outstanding contribution to education in Minnesota, especially his support of technical education. This scholarship was created to provide scholarship support to students enrolled in a technical program at one of the technical or consolidated colleges within Minnesota State.

Scholarship Qualifications

  • Be enrolled in a technical program at one of the technical or consolidated colleges within Minnesota State.
  • Have a grade point average (G.P.A.) of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Preference will be given to students with financial need and who show great promise.
  • This scholarship may be renewed provided the recipient meets the minimum academic standards as determined by the college president.

Scholarship Requirements

  • Complete and submit the online application by April 1 at 11:59 PM for fall semester or by November 1 at 11:59 PM for spring semester. One $500 scholarship will be awarded each semester.  
  • Submit a letter of application/personal letter. In this letter describe your:
    • Academic goals,
    • Career goals, and
    • Personal goals.
  • Submit a seperate statement of need (describe why you need this scholarship).
  • Submit a copy of your school unofficial transcript.