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Eddie Phillips Scholarship for African-American Men

by Alisa Macksey

April 29, 2021

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Saint Mary’s University is one of five recipients of the Minnesota Private College Fund’s Eddie Phillips Scholarship for African-American Men for the 2021-2023 cohort.

Students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an African-American male
  • Have sophomore status as of spring 2021/junior status as of fall 2021 — confirmed by registrar via transcript
  • Demonstrate financial need by either qualifying for Minnesota State Grant or Pell Grant
  • Have a GPA range of 2.0 to 2.9 (exceptions can be made) — must confirm GPA prior to selection
  • Be on track for a four-year graduation — must be confirmed by registrar
  • Be available to participate in ALL required program activities — including the entire summer course (12 weeks, once a week starting June 2, 2021, at the University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis campus)
  • Be motivated to succeed

If you meet the criteria and are interested in the opportunity, please contact Alisa Macksey at amacksey@smumn.edu to set up a meeting.