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We award scholarships to anyone who qualifies regardless of protected class.
be completing an Associate in Science Degree at one of the following community colleges listed below and plan to transfer to an accredited academic institution to complete a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in a mathematics, science, engineering or medical field of study.
o Central Lakes College – Brainerd
o Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College – Cloquet
o Lake Superior College – Duluth
o Minnesota North – Hibbing, Itasca, Mesabi Range, Rainy River, Vermilion
o Northwest Technical College - Bemidji
be a U.S. Citizen or have permanent resident status (green card).
have graduated from a high school, including homeschooled, in one of the following Minnesota counties: Aitkin, Beltrami, Carlson, Cass, Cook, Crow Wing, Lake, Itasca, Koochiching, and St. Louis.
be currently a sophomore graduating with an Associate of Science Degree (Transfer Pathway Curriculum) who plans to complete a Bachelor’s of Science Degree at another accredited academic institution.
be enrolled as a full-time student and commit to major in one of the designated fields of study listed below.
have a minimum cumulate GPA of 3.25 upon completion of their sophomore year (official transcript required).
be from a family whose Adjusted Gross Income is less than $175,000.  Must provide verification by submitting most recent IRS 1040. If independent status, you must submit your own IRS 1040.
have demonstrated qualities of character, perseverance and ambition.
request one letter of recommendation from a math, science, medical or engineering instructor.
Animal Science
Clinical Laboratory Science
Computer Science
Environmental Science
Fields of Study

The Alworth Scholarships support full-time students in these fields of study:

Student’s awarded will be required to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0, major in an approved mathematics, science, engineering or medical field of study, and 50% of total credits each semester be in math, science, engineering or medical fields coursework.


To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must:
Nursing (bachelor degree programs only)
Occupational Therapy
Osteopathy (DO)
Paper Science
Physical Therapy
Pre-Occupational Therapy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Soil Science
Speech and Hearing Science
Teaching Classical Mathematics
Teaching Basic Science
Veterinary Medicine
Wildlife Management and Zoology
$12,000 College Transfer Pathway Scholarship
Community college sophomores that complete an Associates of Science degree this spring are eligible to apply to receive $12,000 dollars to be distributed over four semesters ($3,000 per semester) providing they are enrolled full-time and plan to transfer to an accredited academic institution to complete a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in a mathematics, science, engineering or medical field of study.  NOTE: Students currently receiving an Alworth Scholarship are not eligible to apply.
Please note: All Pre-fields require a science, mathematics, engineering or medical major. In the event that your major field of study is not listed above, please contact
Major Field of Study eligibility during college is based on the following criteria:
College Juniors and seniors - 50% of total credits completed must be in science, mathematics, engineering or medical fields coursework.
Evidence of Financial Need: information provided will be held in strict confidence.

The IRS 1040 for 2022 or 2023 is required for determining financial need and is due by April 1. 

Financial eligibility: Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) must not exceed $175,000.
If student is listed as a dependent on parent’s IRS 1040, please submit the parent’s form for verification.
If student files their own IRS 1040, please submit your individual tax form.
Pages 1 & 2 only.  Block out all social security numbers.

You may send your financial information in one of the following ways:
Fax: 218-529-3760
Email: scan and send to
Mail: send a hard copy to 306 W. Superior Street, Suite 402, Duluth MN 55802
Please note: Applications that do not include evidence of financial need will not be considered.  All family financial information will be held in strict confidence.

Questions, contact or call 218-722-9366.
Registration and applications February 15 - April 1
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If already registered
Application MUST be received by April 1, before 11:59 pm.
Applications will not be accepted on April 2 after 12:00 am.
Applicants will receive an email stating that the Foundation has received their application. If you do not receive an email within minutes of submission either we have not received your application or the email may have got caught in your spam/held mailbox. Please report submission problems by emailing or by calling 218-722-9366.