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These scholarships were established to encourage enrollment in the Minnesota State University, Mankato Ethnic Studies curriculun beyond the introductory level. You must have taken the Ehtnic Studies course American Racial Minorities or Introduction to Ethnic Studies. The applicant will agree to have completed and additional six Ethnic Studies credits at the compeltion of the award year. Available funds will be distributed in two equal installments at the beginning of each semester through Financial Aid and will showup as a credit of your fee statement. Application forms are also available on the Ethnic Studies Office , 109 Morris Hall. Application deadline is March 15, 2013. You must include a current unofficial transcript.

We expect that you will attend the Social and Behavioral Sciences Scholarship dinner in April. For further information, contact Cindy Veldhuisen in Ethnic Studies, Morris Hall 109 or call (507)389-2798.

Award Type/ Criteria

We will recognize theree outstanding Ethnic Studies students (major, minor or graduate) with an award or at least $200 each. The Academic Excellence Scholarship will go to a student with the highest GPA. The Achievement Scholarship will go to a student who has overcome great difficulties or challenges in maintaining a high GPA. We invite nominations and applications for these awards. CHECK ONE:

  • Academic Excellance Award ($200)
  • Achievement Award ($200)
  • Timothy Price Scholarship -will be awarded to two Ethnic Studies students ( major, minor or graduate) with $750 each. This student must demonstrate outstanding academic, community services and leadership.

Download Ethnic Studies Scholarship Application Form [PDF] here (352 KiB).


Ethnic Studies Student Organization


The purpose of this organization shall be to facilitate events, discussions, and exchanges between students and faculty from a variety of college, departments, and organizations in regards to the historically complex and interdependent issue surrounding the strengthening and degradation of contemporary subordinate groups within United States.

Meeting Info:

Biweekly, Wednesday in 6:30pm, Armstrong Hall 210

Board Members

Faith Neumann

Vice President:
Keng Vue

La’Betra Chambers

Pel Deng

Vang T. Xiong
Assistant Professor
Phone: (507) 389-5874

Lindsay Bolstad
Graduate Assistant
Phone: (507) 389-5458