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Bethany. Values. My Future.

Earn a Full Scholarship

Leaders are inspiring and enhance the opportunities of those around them. If you live in Minnesota, desire a college degree, and receive free and reduced lunch, you have the potential to lead a community through college while earning a full tuition scholarship.

Request information about Bethany’s Promise and CIDR Leadership scholarships now and transform your future and the opportunities of those around you.

Over 90% of the students who apply for this scholarship receive it.

“If you don’t see yourself as a leader, don’t worry, I will believe in you until you believe in yourself.”

Professor Sarah Edwards

Legal Studies
Pre-Law Advisor

Professor Sara Edwards


  • Easy two hour on-demand van ride from the Twin Cities Light Rail, Bethany has a safe hilltop campus within walking distance of thriving downtown Mankato.
  • Caring professors, coaches and directors eager to guide your growth and champion your future. Mentor program, free tutoring and achievement support.
  • Best in Minnesota for Social Mobility, you can get there from here.
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“The classrooms are smaller sizes and you can actually make that connection with professors and classmates.”

Stefan (‘19)
“College is not just about learning things, it’s also about being a better person. And I want to be a better person than the day I walked in here.”

Thank you to the beneficiaries who make this scholarship possible – Federal Pell Grant, Minnesota State Grant and caring Bethany Donors. Your contributions are appreciated and make a difference!

Next Steps

Interested in studying at Bethany? Scheduling a campus visit is a great way to see what we have to offer. You can meet professors or sit in on a class too! Contact our admissions office to learn more.