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Monticello Educational and Scholarship Foundation

Empowering Futures, Creating Opportunities

Welcome to the Monticello Educational and Scholarship Foundation page, where we are dedicated to fostering educational excellence and creating opportunities for the bright minds of our high school students. Here, you can find valuable information about our scholarship application process, become a scholarship donor, and contribute to the Monticello School District Retirees scholarship fund.

Scholarship Process: Are you a high school student aspiring for higher education? Explore our scholarship process to discover the exciting opportunities that await you. Learn about eligibility criteria, application requirements, and key deadlines to ensure you don't miss out on the chance to propel your academic journey forward.

Become a Scholarship Donor: We believe in the power of community support to shape the future. If you're passionate about education and want to make a meaningful impact, follow the simple steps below to become a scholarship donor. Your generosity can be the catalyst for someone's dreams to come true.

  1. Complete this form to create your scholarship (determine the number of scholarships to be awarded, the amount for the scholarship(s), and the criteria.) You will also be able to sign up to present the scholarship to the winning student in-person at the awards ceremony on May 15th. 
  2. Send your scholarship donation payment following these instructions:
    • Checks are to be made out to CommunityGiving (please add "Monticello Scholarship Foundation" to the memo line).
    • Mail check to:
      Central Minnesota Community Foundation
      C/O: CommunityGiving
      101 7th Avenue South #100
      St. Cloud, MN 56301
  3. You will receive a confirmation email from Devony Moore once your form has been received. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Devony Moore here.

Monticello School District Retirees Scholarship Fund: Calling all recent district retirees! Your connection to Monticello doesn't end with retirement. Consider contributing to the Monticello School District Retirees scholarship fund, which awards up to five annual scholarships, each valued at $750. Your support can help pave the way for deserving students to achieve their academic goals.

Thank you for being a part of the Monticello Educational and Scholarship Foundation. Together, let's empower the next generation and build a brighter future for our community!

Become a scholarship application reader for the class of 2024!We invite individuals of our community to sign up as readers for the 2024 scholarship applications. This virtual process allows you to play a crucial role in evaluating and grading applications using a standardized rubric. By becoming a reader, you contribute to the fair and thorough selection of scholarship recipients. The virtual application review will be April 8-15, 2024. Sign up here!

*If you have a child or relative who is currently a senior at Monticello High School, we ask that you wait until next year to be a part of this process. Thank you!