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Elementary Education Scholarships

Off-campus scholarships for education students:


Audrey Erskine Education Scholarship

The Mid-Minnesota United Board of Governance administers the scholarship in honor of Audrey Erskine, a long-time advocate for teachers and education.

Criteria: A junior or senior pursuing a course of study to become a teacher at the preschool, elementary, or secondary level and a current member of Education Minnesota Student Program.

Deadline: June 1st annually

Amount: $350 to $500

Evelyn Lenander Scholarship

The Evelyn Lenander Education Fund, established by longtime Buffalo teacher, the late Evelyn Lenander, provides scholarships to college students pursuing degrees in elementary education.

Criteria: Third- and fourth-year students currently accepted in a Minnesota college or university program leading to a degree in elementary education. Students will first be chosen from qualified recipients in the Buffalo Lake area and then from other parts of central Minnesota. All applicants should be permanent residents of the state of Minnesota. Recipients must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Amount: up to $2,500