The Next Level offers scholarships to Minnesota seniors graduating from high school who plan to advance to higher education.

Each year the scholarship is awarded to one or two students who have overcome trying obstacles; despite facing challenges the Next Level Perseverance Scholar demonstrates a commitment to their continued education.

If you are interested in applying to be the next Perseverance Scholar, please see eligibility requirements below. All eligibile candidates are encouraged to apply.

2016 Next Level Perseverance Scholar

Francisco Balderrama

Harding High School c/o 2016

Freshman, Trinity College c/o 2021

Hartford, Connecticut

Physics and Chemistry Major

  • A senior on track to graduate from a Minnesota high school

  • Enrolled/Accepted full-time to a post-secondary educational institution

  • Demonstrate financial need

  • Satisfactory academic standing previous academic year

  • Demonstration of Financial Need

  • Adherence to 2020-2021 scholarship requirements

CLOSES: June 3, 2021