Other Community College and Career Resources

COMMUNITY

Emerging Leaders of Color – Univeristy of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management

  • Emerging Leaders of Color (ELOC) is a free 8-month pathway program for underrepresented high school students (9th-12th grade) introducing them to Business classes, faculty, and career options, Networking with professionals from the Twin Cities corporate community, Mentorship from a current Carlson School student, and College preparation activities.
  • Applications for students open March 22, 2021 and close May 28, 2021.

Analytics U – University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management

  • Analytics U at the Carlson School of Management is a free week-long pathway program for underrepresented rising high school sophomores, introducing them to how data science can play a critical role in solving real world problems that impact our everyday lives.
  • Applications for students close on May 28, 2021.

Youth Health Care Awareness Cohort

  • Wilder’s African American Babies Coalition, Cultural Wellness Center and Ignited Faces of Beauty is excited to announce the first annual Youth Health Care Awareness Cohort!
  • This is an exclusive training offered to African American, Indigenous and other BIPOC high school seniors in the Twin Cities area who are hoping to pursue a future in the healthcare fields working toward equity, equality and justice for their communities.
  • Applications for students are due by Apr. 1.

National Biomechanics Day – University of Minnesota

  • Biomechanics investigates the broad expanse of biology in the physical world. Learn more about Biomechanics by participating in their short, interactive biomechanics presentations.

College Prep and Career Readiness Resources Webinar

  • Travelers invites you to learn about free college prep resources for you and your students available through The Opportunity Network and uAspire, nonprofit organizations that offer free online resources related to college finance and college and career planning. The webinar will provide a brief overview of each organization’s offerings and time for questions.
  • Event date: Apr 30, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

SCHOLARSHIPS

RaiseMe

  • Earn micro-scholarships from colleges for your achievements as early as 9th grade by adding your grades, club involvement, sports, volunteer activites and more and earn scholarships. Uof M, Mankato, St. Cloud, Winona, NHCC, Augsburg, and more MN colleges are participating along with 250+ other colleges.

QuestBridge

  • Scholarship website and resources

ActSix

  • Scholarship program and leadership training for emerging urban and community learders who want to use their college education to make a difference on campus and in their communities at home.

COLLEGE NEWS

Univerisity of Minnesota OK free tuition for students of families earning 50K or less, read more at the U of M website about the U Promise and Promise Plus programs.