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Scholarships available for M State - Detroit Lakes students


The Detroit Lakes Area College Foundation will accept scholarship applications March 1 and September 29, 2014! The foundation's scholarship application for the 2014-15 academic year is available below for students planning to attend the Detroit Lakes campus of M State.

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.

Students are considered for all scholarships for which they qualify. It is not necessary to complete a separate application for each scholarship.


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.

Last modified: January 8th, 2014 at 12:20pm