Workforce Development Scholarships

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Workforce Development Scholarships

Made possible by the Minnesota State Legislature, Workforce Development Scholarships are awarded to Hennepin Technical College students seeking a certificate, diploma or degree. Workforce Development Scholarships are intended to attract workers to in-demand careers in advanced manufacturing, agriculture, early childhood education, health care services, information technology and transportation.


  • Enrolled in a high-demand occupation within an eligible program (see list below)
  • Enroll in at least nine (9) credits per semester
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA
  • Minnesota Resident
  • Preference is given to students with a financial need

Qualifying Programs

Advanced Manufacturing (Manufacturing & Engineering Technology)
Automation Robotics Engineering Technology
Electronics Technology
Engineering CAD Technology
Fluid Power Engineering and Motion Control
Industrial Building Engineering and Maintenance
Machine Tool Technology & Quality Assurance
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Plastics Engineering Technology
Welding & Metal Fabrication

Culinary Arts
Landscape, Horticulture and Greenhouse

Early Childhood Education
Child Development

Health Care Services
Dental Assistant
Health Science (Broad Field)
Health Unit Coordinator & Nursing Station
Medical Assistant
Medical Office
Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide
Practical Nursing


Information Technology
Cyber Defense
IT Support
Network Administration
Programming and Data

Auto Body Collision Technology
Automotive Technology
Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment Technology
Medium and Heavy Truck Technology