Scholarships

The New Ulm Area Foundation has managed a scholarship program since 1998, providing yearly scholarships to the four high schools within School District #88.

  • New Ulm High School
  • Cathedral High School
  • Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School
  • River Bend Area Learning Center

Scholarship Criteria

All recipient students must reside in School District #88.  Each school has set their own criteria for the New Ulm Area Foundation Scholarships.  To apply for a scholarship, please see your high school counselor.

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

Donors interested in contributing to New Ulm Area Foundation scholarship endowment fund should make that indication.