The Owatonna Foundation is pleased to make available scholarships to graduating seniors at Owatonna schools. Any senior at OHS, Owatonna Alternative School, Eagle Academy, Owatonna Christian School, Choice Technical Academy, or Pillsbury College Prep may apply. These scholarships are for students who will be attending non-four year programs at technical/community colleges to prepare themselves for technical careers.
Eligibility requirements include that recipients be a 2017 graduate and that they have a parent or guardian with a Steele County address. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $3,000 each.
Some of the fields that previous award recipients have pursued include accounting, automotive service technician, business, administrative assistant, carpentry, child development, construction electrician, cosmetology, culinary arts, dental hygiene, EMT/paramedic, law enforcement, medical administrative assistant, medical lab technician, nursing, radiography, and veterinary technician.
Applications must be submitted by April 10. Applications and instructions are available at the Foundation’s website at https://www.owatonnafoundation.org/ Grants/Scholarships, and Apply for a Scholarship; from Jill Holmes at 455-3059, and at the Foundation’s office at 108 West Park Square, Owatonna. For more information you may also call 455-2995 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 am to 1 pm.