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Awards

High school seniors awarded the scholarship in 2017 will be eligible to receive $20,000. The award will be distributed over eight semesters ($2,500 per semester) providing recipients meet the following requirements: cumulative GPA of 2.85 as a freshman and a 3.0 for subsequent years, continue to major in an approved mathematics or science field of study, and 35-50% of total credits taken each semester must be in math and science.

Eligibility

To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must:
be a U.S. citizen graduating from a high school in one of the following Minnesota counties:  Aitkin, Beltrami, Carlton, Cass, Cook, Crow Wing, Lake, Itasca, Koochiching, and St Louis.
have a composite score of 25 or higher on the American College Test (ACT). (SAT scores not accepted.)
be persuing a 4-year degree.  This includes those who begin at a community college.
have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
commit to major in one of the designated fields of study.
have demonstrated qualities of character, perseverance and ambition.
have a high scholastic standing among their peers.
be from a family whose taxable income (IRS 1040, page2) is less than $120,000.
Fields of Study

The Alworth Scholarships support full-time students in these fields of study:
Aeronautics
Agriculture
Animal Science
Biochemistry
Biology
Botany
Chemistry
Clinical Laboratory Science
Computer Science
Dietetics
Engineering
Environmental Science
Forestry
Genetics
Geology
Mathematics
Medicine
Meteorology
Neuroscience
Nursing (bachelor degree programs only)
Occupational Therapy
Osteopathy (DO)
Paper Science
Pharmacy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Occupational Therapy
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Soil Science
Speech and Hearing Science
Statistics
Teaching Classical Mathematics
Teaching Basic Science
Veterinary Medicine
Wildlife Management and Zoology
Major Field of Study eligibility during college is based on the following criteria:
College Freshmen and sophomore - 35% of total credits completed must be in mathematics and/or sciences
College Junior and senior - 50% of total credits completed must be in mathematics and sciences
All Pre-fields require a science and/or math major. In the event that your major field of study is not listed above, please contact patty@alworthscholarship.org
Evidence of Financial Need: information provided will be held in strict confidence.

The following information is required for determining financial need:
Faxed to 218-529-3760
Email: scan and send to alworth@alworthscholarship.org
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 alworth@alworthscholarship.org or call 218-722-9366.
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Parents IRS 1040 for 2016 - Pages 1 & 2 only.  Taxable Income information must not exceed $120,000. That number is found on page 2 line 43.
You may send your financial information in one of the following ways: