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AAUW Austin Branch Scholarship (American Association of University Women)

AAUW Austin Branch Scholarship (American Association of University Women)

American Association of University Women-AAUW is dedicated to the advancement of education and continues to break through barriers to improve educational opportunities for women and girls. AAUW is one of the world�s largest sources of funding to ensure that women and...

AAUW Owatonna Branch Scholarship (American Association of University Women)

AAUW Owatonna Branch Scholarship (American Association of University Women)

American Association of University Women-AAUW is dedicated to the advancement of education and continues to break through barriers to improve educational opportunities for women and girls. AAUW is one of the world�s largest sources of funding to ensure that women and...

Albert B. Cuppage Foundation Scholarship

Albert B. Cuppage Foundation Scholarship

Albert & LaBonna Stegenga Family Multicultural Scholarship

Albert & LaBonna Stegenga Family Multicultural Scholarship

Ronda Kanne and Troy Stegenga, the children of Albert and LaBonna, funded this scholarship to honor their parents.

Albert Lea AAUW Scholarship (American Association of University Women)

Albert Lea AAUW Scholarship (American Association of University Women)

American Association of University Women-AAUW is dedicated to the advancement of education and continues to break through barriers to improve educational opportunities for women and girls. AAUW is one of the world’s largest sources of funding to ensure that women and...

Albert Lea Business Women's Legacy Bertha Weiks Endowed Scholarship

Albert Lea Business Women's Legacy Bertha Weiks Endowed Scholarship

The Albert Lea Business & Professional Women’s Club established the Bertha Weiks Scholarship. Bertha taught in the elementary schools in Maple Island and Albert Lea. After retiring, she returned to Ramsey school in Albert Lea to teach a special education class. ...

Albert Lea Business Women's Legacy Donita King Endowed Scholarship

Albert Lea Business Women's Legacy Donita King Endowed Scholarship

The Donita King scholarship was originated in her memory by the Albert Lea Business & Professional Women’s Club. Donita had served with the BPW as President and S.E. Minnesota District Director. The Business and Professional Women�s (BPW) Foundation encourages...

Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber-Ambassador Scholarship

Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber-Ambassador Scholarship

The Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce Chamber Ambassadors are a group of local business people giving back to our community. Each week they welcome new businesses to the community as well as celebrate additions or expansions to existing businesses. The...

Albert Lea Gala Endowment & Albert Lea Gala Presidential Endowed Scholarship

Albert Lea Gala Endowment & Albert Lea Gala Presidential Endowed Scholarship

For many years the Albert Lea Gala raised funds to assist individuals who desire a higher quality of life through improved employment as a result of higher education. This event connected people who believe in Riverland Community College and the foundation. Their...

Albert Lea Kiwanis Noon Club Scholarship

Albert Lea Kiwanis Noon Club Scholarship

Since 1939, Kiwanians have supported projects to extend their reach within their communities and establish their legacies. The Albert Lea Noon Kiwanis Club provides this scholarship to support Albert Lea residents with achievement of their education goals at...

Albert Lea Lions Club Scholarship

Albert Lea Lions Club Scholarship

The Lions Club are best known for fighting blindness, but also volunteer for many different kinds of community projects including caring for the environment, feeding the hungry, aiding seniors and the disabled and supporting local children and schools through...

Allina Health Owatonna Hospital Scholarship

Allina Health Owatonna Hospital Scholarship

Owatonna Hospital part of Allina Health actively promotes and encourages nursing education to meet current and future health needs of the people in southern Minnesota. This scholarship is established to assist students pursuing a rewarding career in nursing.

Allina Health Workforce Development Scholarship

Allina Health Workforce Development Scholarship

Al Mayotte Scholarship

Al Mayotte Scholarship

Al Mayotte served as the coordinator and primary instructor of the Human Services program at Riverland Community College for many years. He retired in May of 2002, yet he still remains committed to the success of Riverland and to the development of the future of our...

Alumni Endowed Scholarship

Alumni Endowed Scholarship

The Riverland Alumni Endowed Scholarship arose from our alumni investing in their alma mater to continue the tradition of excellence they enjoyed at Riverland. The Alumni & Friends who have contributed to this scholarship take pride knowing that their gifts...

Austin Area Retired Educators Scholarship

Austin Area Retired Educators Scholarship

The Austin Area Retired Educators Association had its beginning in 1970 with 20 retired teachers from the Austin public schools. Since then it has expanded their membership to include all school employees in the Austin area. Many of the 100 members volunteer...

Austin Chamber Ladies Scholarship

Austin Chamber Ladies Scholarship

The Austin Area Chamber Ladies have held their Ladies Night Out for 25 years. This is a social fundraiser for women in business with a portion of the proceeds dedicated to scholarships at Riverland for non-traditional female students.

Austin Kiwanis Early Risers Named Scholarship

Austin Kiwanis Early Risers Named Scholarship

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. The Kiwanis Club of Austin Early Risers is dedicated to serving the local community through various service and fundraising projects. The Austin...

Austin Rotary Club Scholarship

Austin Rotary Club Scholarship

Austin Rotary Club consists of more than 100 business and community leaders. They are funded through member dues and fundraiser’s like their annual chicken and corn feed. The Austin Rotary Club annually support several community initiatives and organizations, such...

Austin Utilities Workforce Dev. Scholarship

Austin Utilities Workforce Dev. Scholarship

Automotive Service Technology Scholarship

Automotive Service Technology Scholarship

The Riverland Community College Automotive Service Technology program is NATEF (National Automotive Technician Educational Foundation) accredited and has strong ties to the automotive industry and their advisory committee. This Program is a hands-on program designed...

Belita and Dick Schindler Carpentry Program Endowed Scholarship

Belita and Dick Schindler Carpentry Program Endowed Scholarship

Belita Schindler has been a longtime supporter of the Riverland Community College Carpentry program.  She has been a dedicated member of the Carpentry advisory committee for many years.  Because of Belita’ s passion for the carpentry program and she and her husband...

Beta Sigma Phi-Xi Kappa Chapter Scholarship

Beta Sigma Phi-Xi Kappa Chapter Scholarship

The Beta Sigma Phi-Xi Kappa Chapter established this scholarship in 2011 to support non-traditional women from Mower County pursuing an education at Riverland Community College to enhance their career . Beta Sigma Phi is an international non-academic sorority...

Big Iron Classic Scholarship

Big Iron Classic Scholarship

Located in Kasson, MN the Big Iron Classic features over 700 Bobtails and Custom Combos. Over 15,000 people attended the Big Iron Classic last year. Every year the Classic continues to grow. The purpose of the show is to collect toys for charity, review new...

Bikers of Student Success (BOSS) Endowed Scholarship

Bikers of Student Success (BOSS) Endowed Scholarship

In 2010, the Riverland Bikers of Student Success (BOSS) celebrated its 10th anniversary and has awarded 30 student scholarships. This past year, the BOSS became an endowed scholarship and will be a benefit to many students as they ride on into the future.

Cargill Turkey & Cooked Meats Scholarship

Cargill Turkey & Cooked Meats Scholarship

Cargill Value Added Meats-Retail in Albert Lea is dedicated to encouraging academic excellence and the pursuit of higher education. Cargill will be providing a $500 annual scholarship to assist a diverse individual who desires a higher education in the industrial...

Carlson Memorial Scholarship

Carlson Memorial Scholarship

The Carlson Memorial Scholarship was originated in memory of Jerry Carlson, professor of political science, geography and sociology at Riverland Community College from 1967 until his death in April of 1996.

Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Program Scholarship

Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Program Scholarship

Cycles for Success

Cycles for Success

The Hormel Foundation funds the Riverland Community College’s new Cycles for Success scholarship program at $200,000 annually for five years. Hormel Foundation’s long-term commitment is to enhance education in Austin and is especially interested in investing in...

Cynthia Wiese Scholarship

Cynthia Wiese Scholarship

Cynthia Wiese Scholarship was established by Dr. Steve Wiese & their sons after her death from a 2 year battle with cancer at the age of 45. Cynthia received her BS in nursing and her masters in nursing along with certification as a nurse practitioner. Cynthia was...