Pine Technical and Community College Scholarships

The following scholarships are available through Pine Technical and Community College. You may only be awarded one of these scholarships per year.

Kick Start Scholarship

Description: One year Free tuition for students attending Pine Technical and Community College and up to a $1,000 stipend for books, supplies, and tools.  


  • Must be a 2019 graduate from Chisago Lakes (2020 Grads), East Central, Hinckley-Finlayson, Isle, North Branch, Mora, Ogilvie, Pine City, or Willow River.  
  • Family was eligible for the Free and Reduced School Meal Program during student’s senior year. 
  • Must be enrolled in a PTCC program of study.

Frandsen Family Foundation Scholarship

Description: Two years of tuition-free college for Braham, Rush City and Luck High School graduates attending Pine Technical and Community College.  Includes a $1,000 stipend for books, tools, and supplies

Eligibility:  High school graduate from Braham, Rush City, MN or Luck, WI attending college the semester following receipt of High School diploma.  

**This scholarship is now being offered to graduating seniors, class of 2020, from Frederic, WI. More information coming soon!

Bridging the Dream - PTCC Foundation Scholarships

Description:   Full-time scholarship award up to $1,250 and Part-Time Scholarship up to $750.


  • Must be a new or returning PTCC student with a declared major.
  • Registered for a minimum of 12 credits for full-time award and a minimum of 6 credits for part-time award. 
  • Must submit responses to 3 essays and recent letter of recommendation.

External Scholarship Opportunities

  • Pine Technical and Community College (PTCC) offers many scholarships for students seeking financial assistance to pay for college. If you are not eligible for a PTCC scholarship and do not meet the specific criteria, there are a wide variety of external scholarships that are offered from organizations to support those seeking a degree and education!