Scholarship Program​

Scholarship notifications have begun for Fall semester 2017.  Please check your Ridgewater email address or login to AcademicWorks. You will have a section above your General Applications titled “Needs Attention” to accept your scholarship award. The "Celebration of Giving" scholarship recognition events will move to a new time of year and be held in January for 2017-18 donors and recipients.

   Willmar Campus: Tues., January 30
   Hutchinson Campus: Thurs., February 1

YOU ARE ELIGIBLE for RC Foundation scholarships if you: 

  • Have completed your Admissions application and are officially admitted to Ridgewater (go to to complete your Application for Admission) 
  • Are enrolled at Ridgewater College in a minimum of 6 credits for the next semester​
  • Are not a Post-Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) student for the next semester
  • Are in good academic standing (cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher, 67% completion rate of credit load, and is not on academic warning, suspension or probation)

WHAT YOU NEED before applying:
  • An authenticated Ridgewater Star ID and password 
  • Optional - Email address of a person (or persons) who will provide a Letter of Recommendation

HELPFUL TIP:  Be sure to review our Scholarship Ap​plica​tion User Guide 

For more information about how to apply for sc​holarships​, contact our office at:
Sheila Saiko

For information about establishing a new scholarship, view our Guidelines for Establishing a Scholarship​ or contact:
Kelly Magnuson, Executive Director of the Ridgewater College Foundation

Ridgewater College is an equal opportunity employer and educator.