Scholarships 2017-06-03T22:15:46+00:00

The New Ulm Area Foundation Scholarship Program

  • Total scholarships given since 1998 $111,373.
  • 2016 Scholarships $7,000

A scholarship program has been managed under the New Ulm Area Foundation since 1998.  The money is invested in an endowment fund under the same balanced fund criteria as the other funds invested with the Minnesota Philanthropy Partners.

Karissa Nolte
Minnesota Valley Lutheran

Karissa

Jacob Grefe

Minnesota Valley Lutheran

Jacob J

Kira Fosburgh
Minnesota Valley Lutheran

Kira

Conner Jakes
Cathedral High School

Conner Jakes

Lexi Grathwohl
Cathedral High School

Lexi Grathwohl

Emily Eckstrand
Cathedral High School

Emily Eckstrand

MacKenzie Trebesch
New Ulm Public High School

MacKenzie Trebesch Report copy

Leah Innvaer
New Ulm Public High School

Leah Innvaer Report copy

Amber Nelson
New Public High School

Amber Nelson Report copy

Karen Chen
New Public High School

K. Chen Report copy

Issac Stein
New Ulm Public High School

Isaac Stein Report copy

Bergan Forst
New Ulm Public High School

Bergan Forst Report copy

Spencer Landsteiner
New Ulm Public High School

Spencer Landsteiner Report copy

How the scholarship program works

At the end of each calendar year 4% of the Scholarship Fund is allocated for Grants which are awarded in May.
The Advisory Board commits  $1,000 to each of the 4 High Schools for one scholarship each.

  • New Ulm Public School
  • New Ulm Area Catholic School
  • Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School
  • River Bend Education

 

SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA: Each school has set their own criteria for the granting of the New Ulm Area Foundation Scholarships.  All recipient students must reside in District #88.  The criteria is as follows:

New Ulm Public High School

  • 2.0 GPA
  • Attend post secondary institution
  • Show financial need

New Ulm Area Catholic Schools

  • 2.5 GPA
  • Attend post secondary institution
  • Involvement in extra curricular activities
  • Prepare essay to submit with application

Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Attend post secondary institution
  • Involvement in extra curricular activities for more than one year
  • Prepare statement to submit with application
  • Counselors select based on citizenship value

River Bend Education

  • 2.0 GPA
  • Attend Post-secondary/Career and Technical Institution within 2 years of graduation
  • Show Financial Need
  • Essay describing graduate’s plans and school they will be attending

 To apply for a scholarship from the New Ulm Area Foundation, please see the counselor at your high school.

The remainder of the funds available to grant from the Scholarship Fund each year will be awarded to the Network New Ulm Youth Program.  

For donors who may be interested in donating to the Foundation scholarship endowment fund, donation should be marked to show funds are specifically for this fund.