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Eagan Community Foundation Scholarship Applications Now Open

EAGAN, MN — The application for Eagan Community Foundation scholarships is now open, the Foundation said in a news release.

Applications will be open until March 1, the news release said. Over 100 scholarships, totaling over $125,000, are available this year, according to the Foundation.

High school seniors living or going to a high school in Eagan can apply here. Students fill out one application and are considered for multiple scholarships, the news release said.

Scholarships are awarded based on a variety of criteria, including student financial need, career interest, club/sport participation, and more, the Foundation said. There are also scholarships that are not dependent on GPA, according to the news release.

There are typically 300 applicants and students may only receive one scholarships, the Foundation said.

“We’re honored to be a steward of the Eagan community’s generosity,” Executive Director, Jamie Hopkins said. “Since our program began in 1991, we estimate about 150 different businesses, organizations, and individuals have sponsored over $2,000,000 in scholarships. While we have lost scholarship funds over the last couple years in response to the and economic crisis, new donors have stepped up. We appreciate the donors’ commitment to ensure the class of 2022 receives the recognition they deserve.”

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