Main header image
Gisle A. Johnson and Eva M. Johnson Education Fund
Deadline to apply: June 1, 2021 3:00 pm CT

Gisle A. Johnson and Eva M. Johnson Education Fund has established a scholarship program to assist high school graduates from the Owatonna, Minnesota School District who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

The 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. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Gisle A. Johnson and Eva M. Johnson Education Fund must be:

  • Current high school seniors or graduates of a high school within the Owatonna, Minnesota, School District, up to the age of 35, who plan to enroll in at least a half-time or full-time course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $3,000 award. Up to 6 awards will be granted. Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance in a full-time course of study.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in late-June.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Gisle A. Johnson and Eva M. Johnson Education Fund. Payment is made in August.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.

Financial need is not considered. Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Gisle A. Johnson and Eva M. Johnson Education Fund play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Previous recipients may reapply to the program and would be eligible to receive an award based on the new program guidelines for up to three years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than June 4, 2021 3:00 pm CT.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

Gisle A. Johnson and Eva M. Johnson Education Fund has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!