Announcing the 2016 Penny Program Award Winners
This fall the Penny Program was able to give out $24,500 to 15 students. These students showed a commitment to service, leadership, and their communities.
Salado Mohamed, St. Cloud State University
Erin DeMaria, MSU Moorhead
Heather Helm, St. Cloud State University
Priyanka Lamichhane, St. Cloud State University
Rahil Pereira, MSU Moorhead
Gulmira Fazilova, MSU Mankato
Penny Scholarship Award Winners - $1,500
Shanika Egodwatte, MSU Mankato
Katherine Jensen, Metro State
Saad Janjua, MSU Moorhead
Kassandra Klasen, St. Cloud State University
Tobi Oluwagbemi, St. Cloud State University
Jacquline Parker, MSU Mankato
Morgan Ostien, Metro State University
Penny State Fellowship Award Winners - $2,500
Nelsie Yang, MSU Mankato
Choukue Songmung, Metro State
The Penny Program began in 1987 awarding students through scholarships and fellowships, allowing students to have life-changing experiences in local, state, and federal levels.
The purpose of the Barbara J. Penny Community Service Scholarship is to recognize Minnesota State college and university students who have demonstrated a commitment to community service and to promote their growth as community leaders.
The purpose of the Timothy J. Penny State Public Service Fellowship is to provide Minnesota State College and University students with the financial opportunity to grow as public servants through participation in state or local government internships.
The next deadline to apply for the Penny Program is April 1st. Click here for more information on the Penny Program.