Workforce Development Scholarship Application

The Workforce Development Scholarship program offers a $2,500 award for students who received the scholarship from a Minnesota State college and transfer into a corresponding bachelor’s program at Bemidji State University. More information can be found at www.minnstate.edu/wds. Eligibility criteria are:

  • You must have been awarded the Workforce Development Scholarship at your community/technical college before transferring to BSU
  • You must be enrolled in an eligible high occupational demand BSU program (Nursing, Elementary Ed, Applied Engineering/Management, Computer Science, Engineering Technology, etc.)
  • You must enroll in a minimum of 9 credits per semester and maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher (some major programs require a higher minimum GPA)
  • You must be a resident of Minnesota during the time of the award
  • $1,250 award per semester (maximum of $2500 awarded at the university)

Please apply only if you received the WDS at your community/technical college in 2020, 2021, or 2022.