• MPA Scholarship Application Information

    Scholarships for new MPA students

    Learn more about the application requirements for the MPA endowed scholarships offered by the Hamline School of Business and submit your application today.

    Qualifying Applicants & Application Deadlines

    Hunt Scholarship - September 15
    Female students starting the on-campus MPA program in the fall of each year.

    Novak Scholarship - September 15
    Students starting the on-campus MPA program in the fall of each year.

    Brooks Scholarship - January 15
    Female students starting the online MPA program in the spring of each year.

    Miller Scholarship - January 15
    New or current students continuing in the online MPA program in the spring of each year.

    Application Requirements

    To apply for one of the MPA endowed scholarships, please submit the following:

    • Cover letter. Please include your name, student ID number (if assigned), mailing address, phone number, and email address.
    • Resumé. Your resumé should detail your background, work, and community experience, as well as any leadership positions you have held.
    • Personal Statement – Hunt and Miller Scholarship Requirement
      Submit an essay discussing how you see yourself upholding the values of the role of government in promoting the common good.
    • Personal Statement – Brooks and Novak Scholarship Requirement
      Submit a personal statement that addresses the following criteria for the award:
      1. Academic and/or Professional Achievement
        Demonstrate academic achievement with a 3.0 cumulative GPA or its equivalent in a prior undergraduate/graduate program and/or professional achievement by setting forth your record of professional accomplishments.
      2. Relevant Coursework or Experience
        Share the coursework or professional or volunteer experience that demonstrates your commitment not only to public service, but also to service to the larger community.
      3. Additional Criteria – Brooks Scholarship Only
        Please share how your commitment to the goals involving the advancement of women and your plans for beginning or continuing a career in public administration.

    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. 

    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

    You may also submit your materials in person to:
    Hamline School of Business
    East Hall, Second Floor
    Saint Paul, MN 55104