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Many Anoka-Ramsey students receive scholarships each year. In fact, students often graduate from Anoka-Ramsey nearly debt-free due to college scholarships. Scholarships may be national, local or awarded by universities and colleges. Anoka-Ramsey has two foundations that fundraise for scholarships and programs. Please select the campus specific information below for timelines, NEW Online Scholarship Application guide and the Online Application.

Workforce Development Scholarship

Made possible through Minnesota State legislation, a limited number of $2,500 scholarships are available to students seeking a certificate, diploma or degree in: 

  • Alcohol and Drug Counseling Studies
  • Biomedical Technology
  • Business: Workplace & Technology Emphasis
  • Computer Networking
  • Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity
  • Health Science Broad Field
  • Integrative Health & Healing
  • Nursing
  • Physical Therapy Assistant 
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • System Administration

North Star Promise Scholarship Program (Fall 2024)

Beginning in Fall 2024, the North Star Promise (NSP) Scholarship program will create a tuition and fee-free pathway to higher education for eligible Minnesota Residents at eligible institutions. The NSP scholarship is considered a “last-dollar” program by covering the balance of tuition and fees remaining after other scholarships, grants, stipends, and tuition waivers have been applied.

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