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scholarship information

Each fiscal year, MAFEL awards up to six $225 scholarships for students participating in an internship. Students who identify as belonging to any population that may experience limited access to internship opportunities are highly encouraged to apply.

To be considered for this scholarship, students must:
1. Be enrolled at a MAFEL affiliated school and/or participating in an internship at a MAFEL affiliated site.
2. Be a currently enrolled student.
3. Be currently in an internship, in the process of applying for an internship (in which case MAFEL would verify placement before awarding) or able to verify future placement.
4. Internship must be at least 3-months (12 weeks) in duration.
5. Student must work a minimum of 10 hours per week.

Up to 2 scholarships may be awarded per application deadline. Application deadlines are the last Friday in June, October, and February. For 2019-2020, application deadlines are June 28, 2019 | October 25, 2019 | February 28, 2020. 

To access the scholarship application:
MAFEL members may access the scholarship application by logging in as a member in the top right corner of this website and going to the Documents section of the Member Portal. If you have trouble accessing the application, please email us at

2019-2020 scholarship recipients 


name school internship site

Nikolas Cody-O'Neill Saint Mary's University Boston Scientific (through Genesys Works)
David Edgerton Howard University Minnesota Children's Museum
Elizabeth Lynn Carleton College Minnesota Children's Museum
Caroline Hopcia Minneapolis Community & Technical College Xcel Energy (through Genesys Works)