The MN State Legislature has designated six high-demand program areas for the Workforce Development Scholarship: advanced manufacturing, agriculture, health care services, information technology, early childhood education, and transportation. Please select the program you are pursuing at Northland below. Note: all programs are listed, but not all will qualify for Workforce Development Scholarships.
List high school and college separately
Please respond to the following items in an essay of fewer than 500 words.
a) Describe your service to family, community, clubs, organizations, employers, and others. Note any special leadership roles or awards received.
b) Describe your interest in the program/degree you have chosen.
c) Describe your long-range educational goals and career plans. List the college activities in which you intend to participate at Northland.
d) Describe any other life experiences, financial issues, or unusual circumstances you have had that may impact your need for a scholarship.
I have read all the terms and conditions for the NCTC Foundation Scholarship program. I understand the NCTC Foundation is asking me to provide information that includes private and/or confidential information under state and/or federal law including access to my transcripts, test scores, and enrollment records held by Northland. I am not legally required to provide the information. However, I understand the NCTC Foundation may not be able to effectively process my application if I do not provide sufficient information and access to my records.
I certify that the information on this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and grant my permission for the information contained herein to be shared with the NCTC Foundation Scholarship Committee, NCTC Foundation Executive Committee, NCTC Foundation Board of Directors, and any third parties deemed necessary, along with information from Northland's Student Services, Academic Affairs, and the Business Office.
If awarded an NCTC Foundation scholarship, I must meet and maintain all eligibility requirements. If awarded an NCTC Foundation scholarship, I release to the NCTC Foundation the right to use my name and picture for publications, reports, and press releases. I also agree to write a letter of appreciation to the contributor of the scholarship and attend the NCTC Foundation Scholarship Ceremony. If unable to attend the ceremony, special circumstances can be considered by the NCTC Foundation Office. I agree that it is my responsibility to contact the Foundation Office regarding my attendance at the scholarship ceremony.