Since 1985, the South St. Paul Educational Foundation has provided scholarship opportunities for high school seniors. The South St. Paul Educational Foundation proudly presents a broad range of scholarships to students who have a variety of needs, abilities, goals and talents.
These scholarships are available through the generous donations of the scholarship sponsors. They have recognized the importance of education and have chosen to actively participate in extending this opportunity.
We sincerely thank them and welcome them as true partners in furthering the education of our students. Because of our donors tradition of giving, our children benefit.
From near or far, separately or together, we all work to open windows of opportunity for our students. We encourage your involvement in our effort.
The following is the process that has been developed to award scholarships to South St. Paul graduates.
The originator of the scholarship determines the criteria the student must meet in order to be awarded for that particular scholarship. For example, there are scholarships specifically for students attending four-year colleges and scholarships for students attending technical colleges (vocational schools, trade schools). Some scholarships specify a certain level of academic achievement; some have financial need as a criterion.
Scholarship booklets and application forms are available for all seniors in a class meeting in February. It is each student’s responsibility to read the booklet and apply for any scholarships for which they may qualify.
After scholarship applications are turned in (February), the selection process begins:
Please remember if you have received a multi-year scholarship from the Foundation you must submit a proof of enrollment (bill, class schedule, transcript, etc.) at the beginning of each year. We do not mail out checks automatically, we must know that you are still enrolled in school and meet the requirements of your multi-year scholarship.
If you have any questions, please contact the foundation.