Puckett Scholars Program

The Puckett Scholarship was created in 1994 by Kirby and Tonya Puckett to provide scholarships for incoming first-year students from Minnesota. Any high school senior from the state of Minnesota who plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities is eligible to apply for the Puckett Scholarship. Preference is given to students of color who demonstrate strong academic achievement, leadership and/or community involvement, financial need, and who have excellent potential to succeed at the college level. Must provide an essay and letter of recommendation! For more information, or to apply, please click the link below.

Scholarship Overview

Award Amount: $4000

Open to: Undergraduate

Gender: No Requirement

Study Area: No Requirement

Ethnicity: African American

How to Apply for this Scholarship

Application Type: Essay

Submit: Online


Deadline: February 01, 2021