Scholarships for Non-traditional Students

Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

Due February 12, 2010

Click Here to Apply Beginning Monday, November 2, 2009
In 1978, the SCSU Alumni Association and Continuing Studies co-sponsored a Women’s Day that was coordinated by Tom Macgillivray and Dorothy Simpson. Excess money from the event helped establish this Non-Traditional Student Scholarship. Macgillivray and Simpson again teamed-up to sponsor alumni tours to SCSU's International Studies program in England—Alnwick Castle. During one of the trips, Macgillivray wrote a cookbook titled A Yankee in King Arthur’s Kitchen, which was based on her favorite recipes of those of the participants. Eventually, a press release was sent to the Minneapolis Star and Tribune, the cookbook was featured in the Sunday edition of the food section, and orders for were taken from six different states. Macgillivray donated money from the sales of all 600 cookbooks to establish this scholarship endowment.

Who is qualified?

Non-traditional students (25 and over) who:

  • Wish to enter SCSU for the first time, have interrupted their studies and now wish to continue them or are enrolled full time or part time.
  • Are seeking a career, a career change or upward mobility in their present career.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to equal employment opportunity.
  • Have financial need.

The application deadline is February 16, 2009.
All applicants will be notified of their applicant status by March 31, 2009. The scholarship will be awarded the end of Spring Semester.

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