How to Apply

You deserve support for your educational efforts and we want to help! Please read below to see if you are eligible and how to apply for a Ready & Relevant scholarship:



Eligible applicants must demonstrate financial need, academic ability, leadership skills, career goals, and community involvement, and must be:


  • A high school graduate or recipient of a GED.

  • A woman of color between the ages of 17 and 21 years old.

  • A resident of Minnesota for at least 12 months prior to the application deadline.

  • Accepted or enrolled in a Minnesota-based accredited educational institution of higher learning or vocational training (Applicants can be earning a certification, Associate degree, or Bachelor’s degree).



Please download and provide the following three forms after they've been completed: 

  1. Application (includes other required documents, as noted).

  2. School’s Statement of Admission / Acceptance

  3. Two Grant Application Recommendation Forms 


Ready & Relevant awards scholarships are typically for $1,000 each. We look forward to considering your application!




  • If you have questions or need assistance, please email

  • Applicants will be notified by email once their application is processed and scholarship awards will be announced thereafter.


Ready and Relevant:

PO Box 8404

Minneapolis MN 55408



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