Our Opportunities

Listed below are ALL opportunities available at Ridgewater College.

For most of these, your general application will match you to the opportunities where you meet qualifications and there are no further steps needed. For a few others, there may be supplemental questions required in order to be considered. For these other instances, you should (1) read the description first to determine if you meet the qualifications and (2) if you are clearly NOT qualified, please do not attempt to apply. If you meet all qualifications, you may apply.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$500.00 AAUW -American Association of Univ. Women - Technical
Awarded to an outstanding student in a Technical program coming Fall...
Deadline06/01/2024
$2,000.00 Adams Honors / Presidential
Awarded to incoming high school graduates to recognize academic...
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Adult Basic Education Scholarship
The Adult Basic Education Scholarship recognizes a student who has...
Deadline06/01/2024
$600.00 Alana Carrigan Krick Memorial
Awarded to full time 2nd year or beyond Willmar campus students enrolled...
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Alice Feichtinger Nursing Scholarship
Awarded to a non-traditional student in the LPN or RN program taking 6+...
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Alumni
Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in any program; whose parent is...
Deadline06/01/2024
$1,000.00 Anderson Chemical Company
Awarded to full-time students enrolled in any program at Ridgewater who...
Deadline06/01/2024
$1,000.00 Andrew Hatlestad Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a Willmar campus student enrolled in year 2, 3 or 4 of the RN...
Deadline06/01/2024
$1,000.00 Arlen M. Sjerven Memorial
Awarded to a Full-time Liberal Art and science student on the Willmar...
Deadline06/01/2024
$400.00 Bergh's Fabricating
Awarded to full-time students enrolled in the Welding program at...
Deadline06/01/2024
$1,000.00 Bernard Hoidal Memorial
Awarded to full-time students enrolled in an Agriculture, Autobody, or ...
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners (AEVS)
Available to second year students enrolled in the Veterinary Technology...
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Bob Vosika Memorial
Awarded to Automotive Service Technology Student enrolled in a min of 6...
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Brad Preslicka Memorial
Awarded to full-time students enrolled in the Welding program with a...
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Brant Groen Dairy Management Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time second year Dairy Management student at...
Deadline06/01/2024
$1,000.00 Calvin S. Robnik Memorial
Graduated from a high school in Willmar, MN or a high school within a...
Deadline06/01/2024
$1,000.00 Carris Health - Rice Hospital Medical Staff
Awarded to full-time Willmar campus students in their 2nd year or beyond...
Deadline06/01/2024
$1,000.00 Christopher Stephen Gabbert Nursing Scholarship
Be enrolled as a full-time or part-time student at Ridgewater...
Deadline06/01/2024
$1,000.00 CHS - 1st Year
Awarded to 1st year students enrolled in an agriculture program at...
Deadline06/01/2024
$1,000.00 CHS - 2nd Year
Awarded to 2nd year students enrolled in an agriculture program at...
Deadline06/01/2024
$1,250.00 Compeer Financial Scholarship
Awarded to a student studying agriculture, or an agriculture-related...
Deadline06/01/2024
$800.00 Computer Aided Drafting & Design
Awarded to students enrolled in the Computer-Aided Drafting and Design...
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Cosmetology (Renee Oliver Memorial)
Awarded to full-time Willmar campus students enrolled in the cosmetology...
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Custom Products
Awarded to full-time students enrolled in the Welding program with a...
Deadline06/01/2024
$1,000.00 Danielson Nursing
Awarded to full or part time students (2nd year or beyond) enrolled in...
Deadline06/01/2024
$800.00 Del & Patricia Allinder Memorial
Awarded to full-time non-traditional students enrolled in a nursing...
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Don Lindgren Memorial
Awarded to a Willmar campus maintenance department work study student...
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Don Rinke Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time Willmar student enrolled in a technical program;...
Deadline06/01/2024
$1,000.00 Dr. Brian Bonte Memorial Nursing and Paramedic Scholarship
Dr. Brian Bonte Memorial Nursing and Paramedic Scholarship is awarded to...
Deadline06/01/2024
$300.00 Duke Thiele Memorial
Awarded to full-time Willmar students enrolled in the professional...
Deadline06/01/2024
$200.00 E.J. Quinn Memorial
Awarded to full-time Willmar students enrolled in the professional...
Deadline06/01/2024
$750.00 Early Childhood Education Scholarships
Reside within a 30-mile radius of Kandiyohi County; Be enrolled at...
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Ed and Clara Gesch Memorial
Awarded to full-time Willmar students enrolled in any program who are...
Deadline06/01/2024
$600.00 Elaine & D.J. Black Memorial
Awarded to students who have satisfactorily completed all pre-nursing...
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Electrician Staff
Awarded to full-time second year Willmar students enrolled in the...
Deadline06/01/2024
$750.00 Estelle Kettner Memorial (Accounting)
Awarded to full-time students enrolled in the Accountant or Accounting...
Deadline06/01/2024
$900.00 Foot Lake Four Health Care
Awarded to full-time Willmar students seeking a diploma/degree in a...
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Freshman Scholarship
Awarded to incoming freshman (first year) Liberal Arts students...
Deadline06/01/2024
$0.00 Gene Haas Machine Tool - Took Kit
The scholarship money will be paid to the toolbox company (not the...
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Hamm Seeds Scholarship
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Helen Hoidal Nursing Scholarship
Awarded to current or incoming full-time students enrolled in the...
Deadline06/01/2024
$400.00 Heritage Bank, N.A.-KMS
Awarded to a graduating KMS high school student with a minimum GPA of...
Deadline06/01/2024
$400.00 Heritage Bank, N.A.-MACCRAY
Awarded to a graduating MACCRAY high school student with a minimum GPA...
Deadline06/01/2024
$400.00 Heritage Bank, N.A.-New London-Spicer
Awarded to a graduating New London-Spicer high school student with a...
Deadline06/01/2024
$400.00 Heritage Bank, N.A.-Willmar
Awarded to a graduating Willmar high school student with a minimum GPA...
Deadline06/01/2024
$1,000.00 Hutchinson Health Foundation
Awarded to full-time Hutchinson campus students enrolled in a healthcare...
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Hutchinson Liberal Arts
Awarded to Hutchinson Campus students with a minimum 3.0 GPA enrolled in...
Deadline06/01/2024
$500.00 Hutchinson VFW Post #906
Awarded to Hutchinson Campus students who are veterans themselves, or...
Deadline06/01/2024
$1,000.00 Jaeger Practical Nursing Scholarship
Awarded to students enrolled in the Practical Nursing program; Have a...
Deadline06/01/2024
$850.00 James Albrecht Memorial
Applicants for this scholarship must be: (1) a graduating senior from...
Deadline06/01/2024