Minnesota Educational Scholarship Fund Inc

aka Miss Minnesota Scholarship Organization   |   Cottage Grove, MN   |  https://www.missminnesota.org/

Mission

The Mission of the Miss Minnesota Scholarship Organization is to award educational scholarships to outstanding young women to help advance them academically and professionally. Participation in this program provides young women the opportunity to promote a social impact initiative of community service; share their talents; intelligence; and positive values, while serving as role models in their communities. The Miss Minnesota Organization assists young women in their pursuit of academic excellence, service and lifelong success. The Miss Minnesota Scholarship Competition is an official preliminary of the Miss America Organization, the nation's leading achievement program and the world's largest provider of scholarship assistance to young women.

Ruling year info

2014

President

Gina Cavanagh

Executive Director

Kathy Shellum

Main address

PO Box 527

Cottage Grove, MN 55016 USA

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EIN

46-1462126

NTEE code info

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

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Miss Minnesota Scholarship Competition - Held Annually every June

The Miss Minnesota Scholarship Competition is a means for statewide awareness of the Miss America and Miss America's Outstanding Teen programs. Women from around the state compete in Interview, Talent, Onstage Question, and Red Carpet Evening Wear, for the chance to with educational scholarships, become Miss Minnesota, and go on to compete for Miss America. Our mission is to uphold the four points of the crown: Service, Scholarship, Success, and Style.

SERVICE
To support our young women who devote a year of service promoting the Miss Minnesota Scholarship Program. Their year of service provides them the forum to share not only their social impact initiative and their talent, but the opportunity to express their views on local, regional, national and global issues.

SCHOLARSHIP
To provide opportunities to young women to obtain scholarship dollars. We support higher education for advancing academic goals by using the model of competition. This experience prepares them to accept life's challenges and to produce role models who exemplify and promote positive values.

SUCCESS
To support a statewide organization of dedicated volunteers who devote time, talents and resources for the betterment and longevity of the Miss Minnesota and Miss Minnesota's Outstanding Teen Programs.

STYLE
To provide young women with opportunity for personal growth, fitness and self-expression. To emphasize the importance of doing one's best while championing educational and career goals.

Population(s) Served
Young adults

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Minnesota Educational Scholarship Fund Inc

Board of directors
as of 07/25/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mrs. Gina Cavanagh

Miss Minnesota Scholarship Organization