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SFM Foundation Scholarship

Offered by SFM Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Dec 1, 2023
Multiple awards worth up to


Grade level

College & Graduate Students

Application deadline:

March 31, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a college student whose parents were left disabled or killed while working for Minnesota or Iowa employers? If so, consider applying for the SFM Foundation Scholarship. The scholarship is open to the dependents of workers left injured or killed in work-related accidents in Iowa and Minnesota. Applicants should also be high school graduates (or GED holders) and be pursuing a postsecondary degree or certificate.

The scholarship is offered by the SFM Foundation, a nonprofit that focuses on helping families affected by workplace injuries. They are dedicated to providing scholarship opportunities to the children of workers left disabled or killed while working. The foundation believes in the importance of making college more affordable for such students to help them pursue their dreams and help ease the pain and suffering caused by their parent’s injuries. Thus, every year, recipients of the scholarship earn up to $15,000 for use toward tuition, books, and fees. If this sounds like a fitting opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

The scholarship is open to dependents aged 16-27 whose parents were left disabled or fatally injured while working for Minnesota or Iowa employers. Applicants must be pursuing a college or university degree, vocational education and training certificate or license, or master’s degree from an accredited school and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

College & Graduate Students


US Citizens, Permanent Residents

Minimum GPA


Other Category



Iowa, Minnesota

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, mail your online application and the below application materials to: SFM Foundation, P.O. Box 9447, Minneapolis, MN 55440-9447.

Proof of enrollment

Academic transcript

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to US Citizens and Permanent Residents.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact SFM Foundation at

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the SFM Foundation Scholarship is renewable.

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