Are you
getting a
complete college
experience?
Scholarships:
Part of a Complete College Experience
Scholarships are part of a
complete college experience!
Work Study
Loans Individual
Contribution
SCHOLARSHIPS
Grants
FAFSA
Thanks Dad….
What is a Scholarship?
 True:
 A check for college that you don’t have to pay back!
 True:
 A Reward for Excellence!
...
Fresh, better than frozen!
 2 year tuition freeze in MnSCU
 Don’t freeze your chances at a scholarship too!
 Keep your ...
Scholarships are more than
good, they’re great!
 About 20 million Americans attend college
each year
 Close to 12 millio...
You don’t need a 4.0 to get
a scholarship!
 Scholarships are based off of all these factors about you:
 Activities/ Club...
Imagine Your Favorite Part
of the Pyramid
Your Cookbook of
Scholarships
 Who are we?
 LEADERS!
 MSCSA Leadership Scholarship
 McCormick Leadership Scholarship
...
MSCSA Leadership
Scholarship
 Awards happen twice a year, once a semester
 Available to MnSCU Students only
 Governing ...
McCormick Leadership
Scholarship
 Was created to honor the work of Chancellor
James and Dr. Maryan McCormick
 MSCSA Scho...
SFM Foundation Scholarship
 Available to Minnesota students
whose parent has been severely
injured or killed on the job
...
Scholarship Week
September 23-27 2013
 Table Tents
 Scholarship Guides
 Stickers- Support Heart Healthy Decisions!
 Ot...
Pick up your Guide to a
Complete College
Experience TODAY!
 Scholarship Guides
 Table Tents
 Online Scholarship Applica...
Questions?
 Amanda Skorich
 Director of Development
 MSCSA
 651-203-9462
 askorich@mscsa.org
 1515 Robert St. So.
We...
Scholarships are part of a
complete college
experience.
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Scholarships: Part of a Complete College Experience

  1. 1. Are you getting a complete college experience? Scholarships: Part of a Complete College Experience
  2. 2. Scholarships are part of a complete college experience! Work Study Loans Individual Contribution SCHOLARSHIPS Grants FAFSA
  3. 3. Thanks Dad….
  4. 4. What is a Scholarship?  True:  A check for college that you don’t have to pay back!  True:  A Reward for Excellence!  True:  A Scholarship Committee Investing in your Future!  False:  To submit an application you must pay.  False:  You should be extremely discouraged if you don’t receive every scholarship you apply for.  False:  You should lie to fit the criteria because you will have a better chance at receiving it.
  5. 5. Fresh, better than frozen!  2 year tuition freeze in MnSCU  Don’t freeze your chances at a scholarship too!  Keep your scholarship application skills fresh and apply, apply, apply!
  6. 6. Scholarships are more than good, they’re great!  About 20 million Americans attend college each year  Close to 12 million borrow money to help pay  The average student loan debt for the class of 2011 was $26,600  Make your number smaller than $26,600 with scholarships!!! Found in the Project on Student Debt and the Chronicle of Higher Education
  7. 7. You don’t need a 4.0 to get a scholarship!  Scholarships are based off of all these factors about you:  Activities/ Clubs you are involved in on your campus and community  Occupation you would like to enter  Subject areas you excel at/favorites  Honors/Awards/Special Recognitions  Cumulative GPA  Your positive qualities and strengths  People who could write letters of recommendation  People who could proof your application
  8. 8. Imagine Your Favorite Part of the Pyramid
  9. 9. Your Cookbook of Scholarships  Who are we?  LEADERS!  MSCSA Leadership Scholarship  McCormick Leadership Scholarship  Penny Fellowship  Penny Scholarship  SFM Foundation Scholarship  www.fastweb.com  www.scholarshipamerica.org  www.mscsa.org/scholarship  www.msusa.org
  10. 10. MSCSA Leadership Scholarship  Awards happen twice a year, once a semester  Available to MnSCU Students only  Governing Council and Cabinet Cannot Apply  Platform Committee CAN Apply  Minimum GPA of 3.0  MSCSA Scholarship Board makes final decision  Apply again and again!  Online Application!  www.mscsa.org
  11. 11. McCormick Leadership Scholarship  Was created to honor the work of Chancellor James and Dr. Maryan McCormick  MSCSA Scholarship Board makes final decision based on the top scoring candidate of MSCSA Leadership Scholarship  Most qualifications are the same as the MSCSA Leadership Scholarship  Graduate students may apply
  12. 12. SFM Foundation Scholarship  Available to Minnesota students whose parent has been severely injured or killed on the job  Each scholarship is for up to $5,000 per year for up to five years  For students pursuing a degree from a two-year or four-year college, university or technical school  Applicants must demonstrate financial need  Application deadline – Mar. 31, 2013  To learn more  sfm-foundation.org  facebook.com/sfm.foundation  twitter.com/sfmfoundation  Email info@sfm-foundation.org  Call (800) 937-1181 ext. 4323
  13. 13. Scholarship Week September 23-27 2013  Table Tents  Scholarship Guides  Stickers- Support Heart Healthy Decisions!  Other ways:  Advertise!  Table!  Class Raps!  Social Media!
  14. 14. Pick up your Guide to a Complete College Experience TODAY!  Scholarship Guides  Table Tents  Online Scholarship Application  You don’t have to hand out paper applications anymore!  Scholarship Sign Up Sheets  Stickers- I <3 SCHOLARSHIPS
  15. 15. Questions?  Amanda Skorich  Director of Development  MSCSA  651-203-9462  askorich@mscsa.org  1515 Robert St. So. West Saint Paul, MN 55118
  16. 16. Scholarships are part of a complete college experience.

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