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Scholarship applications available for students attending M State-Wadena

Wadena Area College Foundation (WACF) announced it is accepting scholarship applications now until Jan. 6 from students attending Minnesota State Community and Technical College (M State) - Wadena during the 2011-2012 academic year. Scholarship applications are available online at

Scholarships are available for current students in these areas: carpentry and electrical lineworker programs, and part-time student. Scholarship awards vary in amounts depending on donor wishes, with the average range being between $150 to $2500. Eligibility requirements have been established by the donors and the Foundation's Scholarship Committee and may require the applicant to be enrolled in a particular program, for a certain number of credits, maintain a certain GPA, have a financial need, and/or be a returning/non-traditional student. See current opportunities online at

The Wadena Area College Foundation is organized on behalf of M State-Wadena and has been in operation since 2008 raising money and developing programs to support student scholarships, alumni relations, and campus program and equipment needs. The mission is to provide support to our students and programs through financial scholarships and donations.