The Art Institutes International Minnesota Awards Four Scholarships to Students

Four students attending The Art Institutes International Minnesota have been awarded scholarships through The Education Foundation.
By: Art Institutes International Minnesota
 
Nov. 18, 2010 - PRLog -- Four students attending The Art Institutes International Minnesota, a commercial and culinary arts college located in downtown Minneapolis, have been awarded scholarships through The Education Foundation.

•   The Education Foundation Scholarship was awarded to Coon Rapids, MN resident and Graphic Design student, Gracia Lindberg

•   Culinary Arts Scholarship was awarded to Red Wing, MN resident and Art of Cooking certificate student Luke Rother

•   Culinary Arts Scholarship was awarded to Minnetonka, MN resident and Art of Cooking certificate student Dana Strommen

•   Susan O’Boyle Jacobson Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Apple Valley, MN resident and Baking & Pastry certificate student Kelsey Varpness

Each scholarship was awarded to students based on their scholarship entry, which included an application essay, grade point average, and two letters of recommendation.

“We are pleased that The Art Institutes International Minnesota has the opportunity to offer scholarships to our students through The Education Foundation.  We couldn’t do it without the generous donations of our employees, vendors, and other community members,” says Anj Kozel, Director of Communications and Co-Chair of The Art Institutes International Minnesota’s Scholarship Committee.  “We hope we can continue to grow and offer more scholarships to students next year.”

The Education Foundation chapter at The Art Institutes International Minnesota creates opportunities to raise money for scholarships to its students. Contributions made to The Education Foundation are tax-deductible as the organization is a non-profit tax-exempt foundation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Since its inception in 2002, the amount of money given to support scholarships has grown steadily at The Art Institutes International Minnesota. Due to the generosity of graduates, vendors, friends and employees of the school, and as memorial gifts for faculty and graduates, the campus has raised nearly $45,000.  If you would like to make a donation to The Education Foundation, please visit https://www.educationfdn.org/contribute.php and select The Art Institutes International Minnesota as the college for your donation.

Founded in 1964 as Lowthian College, The Art Institutes International Minnesota is a diverse, dynamic institution of higher education whose goal is to educate students for creative careers. The Art Institutes International Minnesota is one of The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu), a system of over 45 education institutions located throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals.  The website for The Art Institutes International Minnesota can be found at www.artinstitutes.edu/minneapolis.

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Located in downtown Minneapolis (MN), The Art Institutes International Minnesota is a regional leader in design, media arts, creative management, and culinary arts education.
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