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MN TRIO Scholarship Opportunities
Ronald McKinley/Bruce Vento/Paul & Sheila Wellstone    

MN TRIO is excited to announce our scholarship competition for the 2016-17 academic year!  Below you will find detailed information and application materials for the MN TRIO Scholarship. 

  • All scholarship applications must be complete. To be considered complete the following forms must be emailed to Nomination Form, Letter of Recommendation, Unofficial Transcript, Student Essay and Signature Page.
  • Incomplete or late applications will not be considered or scored.
  • To be considered for the MN TRIO Scholarships, the applicant MUST be a current TRIO student and nominator MUST be a current member of EOA (formerly MAEOPP). We strongly encourage you to verify your membership by logging in at the top of this page or email Ben Shapiro, the MN TRIO President-Elect at, prior to submitting your nomination.
  • The MN TRIO Scholarships will be distributed in August/September 2017, contingent upon proof of registration at a post-secondary or graduate institution.
  • Directors and student applicants will be notified no later than Friday, April 28, 2017 of the status of the application.

The Scholarship Committee Chair must receive all applications by email Thursday, March 16, 2017 by 4:00 PM. the Committee will strictly adhere to this deadline. Confirmation of receipt will be provided by email. 

Click here for instructions and the application!


The Scholarship Chair must receive all applications by Thursday, March 16th, 2017 by 4:00pm. Please send completed applications via mail or email to:


Ryan Hanson
7411 85th Ave N
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Phone: 763-424-0922


For a list of past recipients of the MN TRIO scholarships and their bio information, click here
(To DONATE to any of the MN TRIO Scholarships, please click here.)



EOA Scholarship Opportunities for MN TRIO


MN TRIO's parent organization, the Educational Opportunity Association (EOA) offers scholarships to eligible TRIO participants. Scholarships are awarded throughout the region on a rotating basis.


EOA scholarships are submitted online through Scholarship Central. Click the links below for more information and to apply. The deadline for the scholarships is March 31st, 2017.



For 2016-2017, MN TRIO is eligible for the following EOA scholarships:


For a list of past Minnesota recipients of the EOA scholarships and their bio information, click here.
(To DONATE to any of the EOA Scholarships, please click here.)

Questions? Contact Ryan Hanson (

EOA Foundation

The EOA Foundation provides scholarships and awards to TRIO and educational opportunity program students in the ten-state region served by EOA.


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