• MNM Program Scholarships

    Application Information

    Learn more about how to apply for Master of Nonprofit Management program scholarships and submit your application today.

    Application Deadline and Scholarship Requirements

    Please submit your application for either the Marcia Avner or Journey scholarship no later than November 1. Awards are presented at the annual Hamline School of Business Spring Graduation Recognition and Awards Reception.

    Scholarship Requirements

    Marcia Avner Scholarship for Social Change

    Awarded to new students or current students in good academic standing at Hamline University who demonstrate a history of or intent to dedicate their careers to determining gaps in social needs and working to create a more just society.

    Journey Scholarship

    Awarded to students who have been employed in a nonprofit field for at least three years. Eligible students must also show that they are working for an employer that does not fully reimburse the cost of graduate school tuition and must have completed at least one semester in the program with a GPA of 3.7 or better.

    How to Apply

    To apply for a Master of Nonprofit Management program scholarship, please submit the following:

    • Cover letter. Please include your name, student ID number, mailing address, phone number, and email address.
    • Rèsumè. Your rèsumè should detail your background, work and community experience, and any leadership position(s) you have held.
    • Personal statement - Avner Scholarship
      Submit a personal statement that addresses how your activities to date led you to seek your master’s in nonprofit management and how you will use the skills and knowledge you gain to work toward a more just society.
    • Personal statement - Journey Scholarship
      Submit a personal statement that focuses on your work history, financial needs, and academic achievement.

    Send all materials to:
    Scholarship Committee
    [Include Name of Specified Scholarship]
    Hamline University School of Business
    1536 Hewitt Avenue, MS-A1740
    Saint Paul, MN 55104-1284

    Note: Hamline University and the School of Business offer several scholarship and discount opportunities to help with the cost of tuition; scholarships and discounts cannot be combined.