Champions at Work!

The SkillsUSA Minnesota Alumni & Friends Association is awarding (2) annual merit-based $250 scholarships to qualifying students. The scholarship will recognizes the qualities in SkillsUSA students for whom the SkillsUSA Alumni & Friends Association supports. These qualities include leadership, commitment to community service, promoting career and technical education, and improving the image of their chosen occupation.

The scholarship opportunity is open to all current SkillsUSA members who will be continuing their education in high school or attending a college/post-secondary training program in 2020-2021 school year.

The scholarship winners will be announced during the annual SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference in Bloomington, MN on Sunday, April 5, 2020.

Applicants for the scholarship will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Commitment to service to their community
  • Contributions to improving the image of their chosen occupation and promoting career and technical education.
  • Leadership within their SkillsUSA chapter; and
  • The nominee’s progress through the SkillsUSA Framework Program.

The Judging Committee comprised of members of the SkillsUSA Alumni & Friends Coordinating Committee and State SkillsUSA staff, will review the scholarship applications and select the recipients.

Candidates can apply themselves. All applications must include two (2) letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation can be from any of following:

  • SkillsUSA Instructors;
  • SkillsUSA Advisors;
  • School Administrators (i.e. principal, counselor, dean, etc.); or
  • Employer

Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2020.

Please return application form and (2) letters of recommendation and mail to:

SkillsUSA Alumni and Friends Scholarship
SkillsUSA Minnesota Executive Board
401 East 4th Street | Chaska, Minnesota  55318