University of Minnesota


President's Emerging Scholars Program

First Year Requirements

Students in the President’s Emerging Scholars program will receive a $1,000 scholarship* in their freshman year. To be eligible for the full benefits of the President’s Emerging Scholars Program, including the scholarship, students must meet the following first-year requirements:

Continuing Beyond the First Year

While enrolling in the first year of the President’s Emerging Scholars Program is required, continuing as a participant in years two, three, and four is optional. Students who elect to continue in the President’s Emerging Scholars Program will continue to receive program benefits, including:

  • A $1,000 scholarship* award in the fourth year
  • Assistance with goal setting
  • Internship and employment opportunities
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Student recognition events

In order to be eligible for these benefits, including the fourth-year scholarship, participants must meet the following Program requirements:

* Please note that if you intend to participate in intercollegiate athletics at the University of Minnesota, NCAA financial aid rules may restrict the awarding of this scholarship. If this applies to you, please contact the Financial Aid Coordinator for Student-Athletes, at 612-625-5357.

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