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Evelyn Lenander Education Scholarship 2024

Evelyn Lenander from Buffalo Lake, Minnesota founded a fund to provide scholarships for college students majoring in elementary education in February 1989. Scholarships include an award from $1,000 to $4,500, are awarded every year to Minnesota undergraduate students who major in elementary education.

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Evelyn Lenander Education Scholarship 2024 – Overview

Scholarship NameEvelyn Lenander Education Scholarship
Application Open DateDecember 1, 2023
Application DeadlineMarch 1, 2024
Winners 40
Scholarship Amount$1,000–$4,500
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Eligibility Criteria

Follow the requirements for applying for the Program:

  • Must be a College Student
  • Must be attending a Minnesota College or University going into their 3rd or 4th year and have graduated from an MN high school.
  • Must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Who have completed 2 full years of college and accepted into a Minnesota College/University program leading to an elementary education degree.
  • Permanent MN residents living within a 25-mile radius of Buffalo Lake will get the preference and then
  • Must be permanent residents of the state of Minnesota.

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Application Process

To apply for the program, you will have to submit your application.

  • Application General Questions
  • Essay: 2 page double spaced: What event or person has influenced your life the most? Share how and why this is important to the person you are becoming?
  • Statement of Need and Responsibility: Must provide a personal, life, or family circumstance affecting your need for this scholarship.
  • List of Activities for: 1) Community Service i.e. civic and church volunteer activities 2) Extracurricular School Activities i.e. school activities that are not graded 3) Work Experience
  • Electronic Transcript: You must provide a transcript from the college registrar’s office and upload it as a PDF. Unofficial transcripts will be acceptable if they are from the registrar’s office.

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List of Schools

  • Alexandria Technical and Community College
  • Augsburg College
  • Bemidji State University
  • Bethany Lutheran College
  • Bethel University
  • Carleton College
  • College of St. Benedict
  • College of St. Scholastica
  • Concordia College – Moorhead, MN
  • Concordia University – St. Paul, MN
  • Gustavus Adolphus College
  • Hamline University
  • Macalester College
  • Minnesota State University – Mankato
  • Minnesota State University – Moorhead
  • Saint John’s University
  • Saint Mary’s University
  • Southwest Minnesota State University
  • St. Catherine University
  • St. Cloud State University
  • St. Cloud Technical and Community College
  • St. John’s University
  • St. Olaf College
  • University of Minnesota – Crookston
  • University of Minnesota – Duluth
  • University of Minnesota – Morris
  • University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
  • University of Northwestern – St. Paul
  • University of St. Thomas
  • Winona State University

Selection Process

The selection committee will evaluate applications based on demonstrated financial need, academic excellence, character, and commitment to their community.


What is the application deadline?

March 1, 2024

What is the Scholarship amount?



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