The Robert E. Applebaum Scholarship was established to assist undergraduate seniors, and graduate school students who plan to continue their education in college. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited public or private four-year college or university in Minnesota.
This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age gender, disability or national origin.
Applicants to the Robert E. Applebaum Scholarship Fund must meet ALL of the following criteria:
Scholarships of up to $12,500 each will be awarded. The authorized distribution for awards is determined annually by the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, based on the total amount available for distribution from The Robert E. Applebaum Scholarship Fund.
Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for undergraduate (seniors in college only) and graduate study.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America, must be demonstrated for the student to receive an award.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Applicants will be notified in late March. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation. Payments are made in early August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
Also as part of your application, one online recommendation must be submitted on your behalf.
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.