The Minnesota State University Student Association would like your help in letting students know about several scholarship and fellowship opportunities offered by the organization. The scholarships reward students for leadership and community service, while the fellowship program provides funding for public service internships (which are often unpaid).
A brief description of the programs that have application deadlines coming up in March is below. MSUSA would greatly appreciate any efforts to help promote these opportunities to students on your campus. More information and applications can be found at www.msusascholarships.org.
The Timothy J. Penny State & Federal Public Service Fellowship — This program provides MnSCU college and university students with the financial opportunity to grow as public servants through participation in local, state or federal government internships. State fellowship awards are $2,500, and federal awards are $5,000. The next application deadline is March 15, 2013.
The Barbara J. Penny Community Service Scholarship — This program recognizes MnSCU college and university students who have demonstrated commitment to community service and leadership. Scholarship awards in the amount of $1,500 are given out each year. The next application deadline is March 15, 2013.
The Jared P. Stene Student Leadership Scholarship — This scholarship is awarded to MnSCU university students who are leaders with a passion for student advocacy. A $2,000 scholarship is awarded each spring. The next application deadline is March 30, 2013.
Contact: Shannah Moore Mulvihill
Director of Development & Programs
Minnesota State University Student Association