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Scholarships available for M State - Detroit Lakes students


The application deadlines for 2015-16 scholarships through the Detroit Lakes Area College Foundation are March 1, 2015, and Sept. 29, 2015. The foundation's scholarship application for the current academic year is available below for students attending M State's Detroit Lakes campus.

Scholarship awards are for a minimum of $500 unless otherwise specified by the donor and are available for part-time and full-time students, first- and second-year students, veterans and others.


Tips on getting scholarships

· NEVER send money to get a scholarship. It is probably a scam.

· Participate in extracurricular activities.

· Good websites for getting started include Fastweb.com and Collegeboard.com.

· Follow the application directions.

· Make sure you meet the requirements for eligibility.

· Pay attention to due dates.

· It will take some work to get a scholarship, so don't get discouraged. The more you apply for, the better your chance of getting a scholarship.

· Have someone proofread your application.

· Applications should be neat and professional.

· Every little bit adds up - apply for even $50 scholarships.

· Make sure you send a thank you note immediately after receiving a scholarship.



New information regarding scholarship applications will be available Jan. 5, 2015.


Affinity Plus Scholarship

Take a minute to look at the Affinity Plus Scholarship application and see if you're eligible. Deadline is January 31, 2015. If you have questions, stop by the Foundation Office.

Last modified: December 5th, 2014 at 11:47am