Workplace Learning Scholarship: Application Information for Academic Year 2021-2022

This scholarship opportunity was made possible by the Minnesota Legislature with matching funds provided by area industry partners.

Total: Up to $5,000* scholarship with the opportunity to interview for paid summer work experience**. This scholarship will provide $1,250 per semester for four semesters*, if eligibility criteria are consistently met.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students have applied and been accepted to the Machine Tool TechnologyMarine, Motorcycle, & Powersports TechnicianMechatronics, or Professional Truck Driver* programs at ATCC
    • Preference given to students from Alexandria and surrounding area high schools
    • Preference given to female applicants to encourage women to enter into STEM careers
  • Maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher in both Fall and Spring Semesters
  • Enroll in (at least) nine credits for Fall 2021 and also in Spring 2022*
  • Must be a Minnesota resident
  • Application deadline: April 1, 2021
  • May include opportunity to interview for paid summer employment at a sponsoring company (see below for list)
  • Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at

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Qualifying ATCC Programs


*Professional Truck Driver is a one-semester course, and is eligible for $1,250 total scholarship award
**Interview opportunities available for students in the Machine Tool Technology or Mechatronics programs

Sponsoring Companies

For Machine Tool Technology and Mechatronics students, this scholarship includes the opportunity to interview for paid summer employment at a sponsor company. Additional criteria TBD by sponsor. Wage guidelines determined by sponsor. Interviews will take place March 2022.

Marine, Motorcycle, & Powersports Technician matching scholarships sponsored by Polaris.

Additional Professional Truck Driver scholarships sponsored by Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA).

By clicking "Apply Now" below you certify that you meet all eligibility requirements noted above. If you do not meet requirements, your application will not be accepted. Please contact the Scholarship Coordinator for additional information.


Selected recipients will be notified of their award via email after May 1, 2021. To receive the awards, recipients must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA and enroll in nine credits (or more) for each semester.


Please contact: Scholarship Coordinator

Toll Free: 1-888-234-1222
Phone: 320-762-4670

Email: Scholarship Coordinator

Alexandria Technical &
Community College Foundation
318 17th Avenue E
Alexandria, MN 56308