Scholarship Program

SPRING SEMESTER 2018 SCHOLARSHIP notifications have begun.
Please check your Ridgewater email or log into Academic Works at to check your status.

Scholarship Recognition Event
Our annual "Celebration of 
Giving" event (formerly known as the Scholarship Awards Dinner) to recognize Foundation scholarship recipients from fall semester 2017 and spring semester 2018 will be held as follows:

Willmar Campus: Tues., January 30, 2018
   Check in 8 a.m., recognition 8:30-9:30 
Click here to RSVP for the Willmar event.
Hutchinson Campus: Thurs., February 1, 2018
   Check in 8 a.m., recognition 8:30-9:30
   Click here to RSVP for the Hutchinson event.

*External scholarship recipients should not attend.

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
YOU ARE ELIGIBLE for RC Foundation scholarships if you: 

  • Have completed your Admissions application and are officially admitted to Ridgewater (go to to complete your Application for Admission) 
  • Are enrolled at Ridgewater College in a minimum of 6 credits for the next semester​
  • Are not a Post-Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) student for the next semester
  • Are in good academic standing (cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher, 67% completion rate of credit load, and is not on academic warning, suspension or probation)

WHAT YOU NEED before applying:
  • An authenticated Ridgewater Star ID and password 
  • Optional - Email address of a person (or persons) who will provide a Letter of Recommendation

HELPFUL TIP:  Be sure to review our Scholarship Ap​plica​tion User Guide 

For more information about how to apply for sc​holarships​, contact our office at:
Sheila Saiko

For information about establishing a new scholarship, view our Guidelines for Establishing a Scholarship​ or contact:
Kelly Magnuson, Executive Director of the Ridgewater College Foundation

Ridgewater College is an equal opportunity employer and educator.