Scholarships and Program Funds at Northland
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Workforce Development Scholarship

Workforce Development Scholarships were established by the Minnesota State Legislature to encourage people to begin programs that lead to employment in high-demand career fields in the state of Minnesota.

Multiple awards of $2,500 per student with $1,250 given each semester

For new students entering programs determined in high demand by DEED. Must be a Minnesota resident taking at least 9 credits or more at Northland. Must apply with the specific Workforce Development Scholarship application found on the NCTC Foundation website here.

Selected in the Fall semester, but can renew in spring and for a second year if maintaining qualifications.

East Grand Forks
Thief River Falls

Advanced Manufacturing:
Electronics Technology, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Online, Welding Technology

General Agriculture, Animal Science, Precision Agriculture Technician, Farm Operations Management, Agriculture Education

Early Childhood Education:
Early Childhood and Education

Health Care Services:
Dietetic Technician, Health Sciences, Medical Administrative, Medical Coding, Nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Paramedic, Pharmacy Technology, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Therapist, Surgical Technology

Information Technology:
Computer Networking Technology, IT Cybersecurity

Automotive Service Technology, Auto Body Technology, Aviation Maintenance

NOTE: Programs are subject to change at Northland or by legislative priority.

Workforce Development Scholarship