Student Arts Scholarships in the amount of $2,000 are awarded to individuals seeking their first undergraduate degree in an arts-related field. Applicants must be residents of Region 7W- but may attend college or university anywhere. Scholarship funds can be used for education costs that can be charged directly to the institution such as tuition, room and board, books, etc.

Individuals may apply each year and receive four Student Arts Scholarships in a lifetime!

Funding for this program is provided by the Minnesota State General Fund.

Who Can Apply

  • Individuals planning to attend an accredited institution full-time and major in an arts-related field
  • A current Minnesota resident of Benton Sherburne, Stearns or Wright County for a minimum of six months prior to application who will remain a resident during the scholarship period. Recipients may attend a school outside the region, but must maintain residence within Region 7W
  • US Citizens or individuals with permanent resident alien status

The Guidelines include the questions and
instructions for completing an application.


Download the Guidelines.doc in Microsoft Word to use as a draft!

Watch the Student Scholarship


Application DEADLINE:

Wed., February 7, 2024

Panel Review:
Tues., March 19, 2024

BOARD Review Date:
Thurs., March 14, 2024


NEW? Watch the Applicant Tutorial for instructions on
creating an account and using the online grant system.

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