MAELC Scholarships

MAELC's Scholarship Program was designed to attract and retain enthusiastic and qualified students to Agricultural Education at several qualifying Minnesota institutions.

Undergraduate Agricultural Education Scholarship
Due February 1 each year

The Undergraduate Agricultural Education Scholarship is available to undergraduate Minnesota Agricultural Education-Teacher Licensure students who are student teaching between Fall 2021-Spring 2023. Students must be registered as full-time and attending Southwest Minnesota State University, University of Minnesota-Crookston, or the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities at the time the scholarship is disbursed.

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Diversity Scholarship
Due February 1 each year (undergraduate students)
Due February 1, July 1 and November 1 each year (graduate students)

The Diversity Scholarship seeks to provide financial support for students from underrepresented groups in the agriculture teacher field. Applicants must be entering their first year of an Agricultural Education-Teacher Licensure program in Minnesota, which includes incoming freshmen, transfer students (transferring colleges/universities or majors), and students entering the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Master of Science Initial or Additional Licensure program in Agricultural Education. Those firmly committed to teaching agricultural education in Minnesota should apply for this scholarship.

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Graduate Agricultural Education Licensure Scholarship
Due November 1 each year

The Graduate Agricultural Education Licensure Scholarship is available to current University of Minnesota-Twin Cities graduate students enrolled in an Initial or Additional Licensure program in Agricultural Education. Applicants who are firmly committed to teaching agricultural education in Minnesota should apply for this scholarship.

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