The following scholarships are available through PTCC. You may only receive one of these awards per year.

Kick Start Scholarship

Description: Free tuition for one year and up to a $1,000 stipend for books, supplies, and tools to attend PTCC.  


  • Must be a 2019 graduate from Chisago Lakes, 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.


Workforce Development Scholarship

Description:   $2,500 Scholarship

  • $2,500 scholarship to students attending fall semester, 2019 in high growth, high demand programs including: Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive Technology, Early Childhood Education, Health Care Sciences and Information Technology
  • Must be enrolled for a minimum of 9 credits per semester
  • Must be a resident of Minnesota


Frandsen Family Foundation Scholarship for Braham, Rush City and Luck High School Seniors

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.  


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.



  • 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!