Minnesota Association of Counselors of Color (MnACC), established in 1991, is a noncompetitive post-secondary collaborative dedicated to improving access to higher education for Minnesota's students of color.
Open November 4th, 2020 6:00 AM | Due March 8th, 2021 11:59 PM
MnACC is excited to provide scholarships for students of color who are in pursuit of higher education. Students who are awarded this scholarship will receive a one-time award ranging between $500 to $2,500 to be used towards their education during the 2021-2022 academic year.
Applicant must meet all of the following criteria:
In 500-1000 words, create a clearly written essay about ONE of the topics listed below. Consideration will be given to both your interaction with the topic and the way in which you present it.
Leadership & Community Engagement: MnACC scholarship rewards students who have demonstrated a dedication to personal growth and leadership during their time in high school both in person and virtually. How has your involvement in your community activities, educational experiences, life experiences, and/or work experiences contributed to your personal growth?
Diversity: MnACC’s mission is to improve access to higher education for Minnesota's students of color who have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. How has your diversity (cultural heritage, race, gender, socio-economic background, family, work, and/or school experiences, etc.) contributed to who you are today and your pursuit of a college education and beyond?
The President’s Award is a $2,500 one-time award that recognizes at least one student who has demonstrated strong academic achievement and a clear commitment to one or more of the areas outlined above. This award is presented on behalf of the current president and executive board members at their discretion.