The “Class of ‘59 Scholarship” shall be awarded annually to an MHS senior who has expressed an interest in continuing his/her education toward a degree that allows them to teach at the high school level.  An essay is required.

Projected Number of Scholarships and Amounts. The amount of the scholarship shall be $1,000.00 annually. The number of scholarships will increase as the fund increases as approved by the Board of Directors.

Criteria for Eligibility: Criteria for scholarship awards must maintain objective and non-discriminatory standards and provide for an adequate grantee pool. Criteria must be approved by the Foundation Board of Directors prior to making the first scholarship awards and thereafter annually.

  • Applicants must be graduating seniors of Menomonie High School
  • Applicants must be applying to an accredited college, university or technical college
  • This scholarships is non-renewable
  • Requirement for field or fields of study and/or career guidelines: The recipient must indicate that it is their intent to enroll in a degree program that leads to a teaching certificate for secondary education.
  • GPA Requirements: minimum  GPA 3.0

A one page type written essay must accompany the application: The essay must identify the specific field of teaching, the rationale for selecting this field, and the proposed college or university intended to attend.

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2014 Recipient
Adam Naatz“I plan to attend the University of Minnesota Duluth to major in Special Education.”