Anoka Technical College Foundation was established in 1987 to provide support to deserving Anoka Technical College students and college programs.
Since 1995, through the generosity of donors, the foundation has provided more than $2,000,000 to support students and college programs.
The foundation celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2013.
Each semester, scholarships ranging from $500 to $1000 are awarded to students.
Scholarship criteria includes scholastic achievement, financial need and special circumstances, educational and career goals and instructor recommendations.
Scholarships are available for full-and part-time students.
Support to College Programs
The college foundation provides funds to the college to purchase program equipment that will enhance the learning and training of students.
To obtain and distribute the resources necessary to support the students, faculty, programs and vision of Anoka Technical College.
Albin Peterson Student Loan Program
The Albin Peterson Loan Program provides loans to Anoka Technical College students registered for six or more credits.
6-8 credits may receive up to $500 per semester
9-11 credits may receive up to $750 per semester
12 or more credits may receive up to $1,000 per semester
Repayment of you loan will begin four (4) months after you graduate or non-attendance at Anoka Technical College.
How To Apply
Obtain a loan application at the Financial Aid or Foundation Office. Complete the application and return it to the Foundation Office
Your credit information will be obtained. Your application and credit information will be reviewed. Upon approval, funds will be applied directly to the college for your tuition and fees.
Interest rates will be set annually by the Foundation Board. For the current interest rate contact the Foundation Office at (763) 576-4755. Loan interest will begin accruing from the day of graduation or the first date of non-attendance.
Foundation Scholarship Program
The Anoka Technical College Foundation awards nearly $100,000 in scholarships annually. Scholarships are awarded in January for spring semester and in June for fall semester. Scholarship criteria includes: scholastic achievement, financial need and special circumstances, educational and career goals, and an instructor recommendation. These scholarships range from $500 - $1,000 and must be used for tuition, fees and books while you attend Anoka Technical College. Scholarships are available for both full-time and part-time students.
| Scholarship Timeline
|| Spring Semester
|| Fall Semester
| List of Scholarships Available*
|| Nov 18, 2013
|| April 14, 2014
| Applications due in ATC Student Success Center
| Dec 6, 2013
|| May 2, 2014
| Notification to Applicants
|| 4-6 weeks after deadline
|| 4-6 weeks after deadline
*Application forms and scholarship lists are also available in the Student Success Center.
For more information contact the Foundation Office at 763-576-4012 or Cheryl Kish
Foundation Crisis Grants
Students currently enrolled in six or more credits are eligible to apply for a crisis or extreme grant from the Anoka Technical College Foundation.
Grants are typically awarded to students whose ability to continue attending school will be affected by the crisis. Examples of these would include such things as transportation issues, outstanding bills,and unmet basic needs.
In general, grants should be used to cover non-academic expenses that appear to interfere with their standard academic pursuit.
For more information or to apply contact the counselor at (763) 576-4795.
Guidelines for Anoka Technical College Foundation Crisis Grants.
Guidelines for Extreme Crisis Grant (Available to Anoka Tech students able to document that they are either underemployed or unemployed)
Anoka Technical College Foundation Crisis Grant application. Applications and documentation should be submitted to Elena Favela, Anoka Technical College Counselor.
Thank you for your interest in Anoka Technical College Foundation scholarships. The application period for the Spring 2013 - 2014 semester has concluded. Applications for the Fall 2014 - 2015 semester will be available on April 14, 2014. If you have any questions about the Anoka Technical College Foundation Scholarship program please call (763) 576-7920.