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St. Cloud Builders Exchange Legacy Scholarship Fund

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current High School Senior
  • Student from Benton, Stearns or Sherburne counties
  • GPA: 2.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • Planning to attend (full-time enrollment):
    • St. Cloud State University (Construction Management - BS); OR
    • St. Cloud Technical and Community College (Architectural Construction Technology, Carpentry, Electrical Construction Technology, Heating/Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Land Surveying, Civil Engineering, OR Plumbing)

Available Scholarships: 4 - $2,000 Scholarships

Renewable: No

Scholarship Application Deadline: March 1

Scholarship Application Process: Online applications only.

Items you will need to complete the online application:

  • Application General Questions
  • Essay: In 200 words or less (double spaced), please explain how you developed an interest in the construction industry or trades, and what are your career objectives?
  • List of Activities for: 1) Community Service, Community and Church Activities, Volunteer Experiences 2) Extracurricular School Activities i.e. school activities that are not graded; and 3) Work Experience, include years involved and areas of leadership/participation
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2 letters of recommendation are required. Recommendations need to be from non-family members. Letters will need to be in PDF format.
  • Electronic Transcript:
    • High School Students: You must enter your guidance officer’s email address into the application at least 5 days prior to the deadline. This will allow your guidance officer to add your transcript to the application prior to the deadline.

Other Notes: none

Dates to Remember:

  • May: Recipients will be notified via email in early May.
  • June 15: Recipients must sign their scholarship agreement and provide college information. CommunityGiving will verify that you are enrolled as a full-time student at the college.(Full-time enrollment is typically 12-16 credits)
  • June: Inform your college that you have received the scholarship.
  • September 1: Generally, full payment will arrive at your college unless otherwise notified.

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