Scholarship programs provide money for students to attend college or technical training after high school. Programs coordinated by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) will be posted to this page when they are open for application. Check out our links to find out more about scholarship opportunities outside of MDE.
Recognition programs shine a light on students and educators doing great things in the classroom, as well as innovative and successful schools and programs. Watch this page for announcements as we promote the great work being done in Minnesota education!Minnesota Academic Excellence Foundation (MAEF) School Spotlight Awards
The Minnesota Academic Excellence Foundation (MAEF) invites schools to apply for a 2012-13 School Spotlight Award. The purpose of the award is to identify schools that have demonstrated excellence in one of three areas. Select an application title to open it.
Applications are due March 18, 2013. Up to four awards will be given for each category. Awardees will receive recognition on both a statewide and local level as well as a certificate of recognition signed by the MAEF Board Chair and the Commissioner of Education. Schools interested in applying in multiple categories should complete a separate application for each category.