Elizabeth Pegues Scholarship Matching Program for Students of Color


 

This scholarship was created to ensure students of color might have greater access to a four-year baccalaureate education at one of the Minnesota State's seven state universities. This program consists of seven matching scholarships, up to $1,000 awarded annually to students who are Minnesota residents and are enrolled or have been unconditionally accepted at a State University who have received a scholarship from a Minnesota-based civic, religious, fraternal, social or nonprofit youth-serving organization. Criteria include that the student must 1) be a student of color, 2) be a Minnesota resident and graduated from a Minnesota high school or any Minnesota community or technical college, 3) be unconditionally accepted at one of the seven Minnesota State Universities, 4) have received a scholarship from a Minnesota-based civic, religious, fraternal, social or nonprofit youth-serving organization

 For more information please contact the Director of Programs and Alumni Outreach, Carlee Diggins at cdiggins@studentsunited.org.