ST. PAUL, Minn. — Hundreds of college-bound students across Minnesota now have the opportunity to be awarded workforce development scholarships worth $2,500 or more that will help them launch a career in a high-demand occupation in Minnesota. These scholarships were made possible by a $7 million appropriation from the state legislature.

The scholarships are for students pursuing careers within advanced manufacturing, agriculture, health care services, information technology, early childhood education, and transportation at any of the 30 state colleges of Minnesota State.

Dozens of scholarships are still available for fall 2019. Interested students should contact the admissions or financial aid office at Minnesota State colleges to learn more. Additional information is available at

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