Students United is accepting applications for the Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship for students enrolled in a college or university in the state of Minnesota. To be eligible, the student must be a union member or the child, grandchild or spouse of a union member. They must be people of color, they must meet the academic standards of the institution they are currently attending, they must have a GPA 2.0 for undergraduate applicants or a 3.0 GPA for graduate applicants, and they must be of full-time students. With 12 credits or six credits as a graduate student. Full-time fellows can receive up to $ 2,500 and part-time fellows can receive up to $ 1,200. These scholarships can be renewed for a period of up to two years at the college level and up to four years at the college level or two years. for graduate jobs.
Scholarships are useful for a variety of costs generally related to higher education. These expenses include everything from lab fees and books, transportation, tuition, room and board, and more. These scholarships are usually one-time or the non-renewable payment is awarded directly to the university. Although in some cases they can be renewable throughout the course of four years. Scholarships provide a fair and equal opportunity for many people to get an education. They act as an outside financial source for students who are struggling to afford the degree they need to enter the workforce and become an active member of society.
Students United was established in 1967 and is an independent, non-profit, student-funded and managed organization. Students United serves over 65,000 students attending Minnesota’s seven state universities, including Bemidji, Mankato, Metropolitan (St. Paul / Minneapolis), Moorhead, St. Cloud, Southwest (Marshall), and Winona. This organization has been a strong voice for state college students at the federal, state, campus, and system levels for over fifty years. Students United is recognized by the Minnesota State College and University Board of Trustees as the sole representative of Minnesota State College students and works on a variety of topics at different levels.
Please see the table below for more details on the scholarships:
|Educational Level||College and university students|
|Number of Awards||Multiple|
|Application Deadline||June 1|
|Requirement||Completed online form and required documents|
Who May Be Eligible
- Students enrolled in a college or university in the state of Minnesota
- Union members or the child, grandchild, or spouse of a union member
- You must be a person of color and you must meet the academic standards of the institution you are currently attending.
- A 2.0 GPA for undergraduate applicants or a 3.0 GPA for graduate applicants
- A full-time student (12 credits) or six credits as a graduate student
How to Apply
To participate, applicants must submit an online application form through the link provided.
- Personal Essay
- Financial Information
- Letters of Recommendation
- Union Verification
Full-time fellows can receive up to $ 2,500 and part-time fellows can receive up to $ 1,200. These scholarships can be renewed for a period of up to two years at the college level and up to four years at the college level or two years. for graduate jobs.
The deadline to apply for the Nellie Stone Johnson Fellowship is June 1.