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We award scholarships to anyone who qualifies regardless of protected class.

High school seniors awarded the scholarship spring of 2024, will be eligible to receive $24,000. The award will be distributed over eight semesters ($3,000 per semester) providing recipients meet the following requirements: cumulative GPA of 2.85 as a freshman and a 3.0 for subsequent years, continue to major in an approved mathematics or science field of study, and 35-50% of total credits taken each semester must be in math and science.


To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must:
be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card) graduating from a high school in one of the following Minnesota counties:  Aitkin, Beltrami, Carlton, Cass, Cook, Crow Wing, Lake, Itasca, Koochiching, and St Louis.
have a composite score of 24 or higher on the American College Test (ACT). (SAT scores not accepted.)
be pursuing a 4-year degree.  This includes those who begin at a community college.
have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher at end of fall semester.
commit to major in one of the designated fields of study.
have demonstrated qualities of character, perseverance and ambition.
have a high scholastic standing among their peers.
be from a family whose Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) is less than $175,000.
request one letter of recommendation from a Math or Science teacher.
Fields of Study

The Alworth Scholarships support full-time students in these fields of study:
Animal Science
Clinical Laboratory Science
Computer Science
Environmental Science
Nursing (bachelor degree programs only)
Occupational Therapy
Osteopathy (DO)
Paper Science
Physical Therapy
Pre-Occupational Therapy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Soil Science
Speech and Hearing Science
Teaching Classical Mathematics
Teaching Basic Science
Veterinary Medicine
Wildlife Management and Zoology
Major Field of Study eligibility during college is based on the following criteria:
College Freshmen and sophomore - 35% of total credits completed must be in mathematics and/or sciences
College Junior and senior - 50% of total credits completed must be in mathematics and sciences
Evidence of Financial Need: information provided will be held in strict confidence.

The following information is required for determining financial need:
Fax: 218-529-3760
Email: scan and send to
Mail: send a hard copy to 306 W. Superior Street, Suite 402, Duluth MN 55802
Please note: Applications that do not include evidence of financial need will not be considered.  All family financial information will be held in strict confidence.

*To protect sensitive information, please block out social security numbers.

Gap Year Information: In the event you plan to take a gap year before starting college, you must apply for our scholarship during your senior year.  If you are awarded the scholarship, then you may request a one-year deferral.

Questions, contact or call 218-722-9366.
Parents IRS 1040 – Pages 1 & 2 only.  Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) must not exceed $175,000.
You may send your financial information in one of the following ways:
Please note: All Pre-fields require a science, mathematics, engineering or medical major. In the event that your major field of study is not listed above, please contact