Today’s students are tomorrow’s leaders. The Minnesota Power Foundation recognizes the value of investing in higher education and provides scholarships to help some of the region’s finest students pursue their college dreams.

Scholarships And Applications

The Minnesota Power Foundation “Positively Powerful” Scholarship Fund provides need-based scholarships to deserving students in Minnesota Power’s service area who demonstrate integrity, academic achievement, grit and perseverance. This scholarship provides an opportunity to minimize the financial barriers of higher education while creating an economically thriving and culturally vibrant talent community in northeastern and central Minnesota.

Since 1997, Minnesota Power and the Minnesota Power Foundation have provided over 900 scholarships with a total of over $2.2 million. The Minnesota Power Foundation has been noted for two generous scholarship funds - Community Involvement and New Generation. In 2019, the Minnesota Power Foundation strategically changed its direction to address the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation’s Opportunity Gap initiative.

Applications are being accepted. Click here to apply.