Staff Scholarships Available

Staff Scholarships Available
Posted on 08/07/2017
The Goddard School winner of SouthWest Metro Chamber Foundation Scholarship, 2016

"Non-Traditional Student Scholarships Available"

Last year, the SouthWest Metro Chamber of Commerce Foundation provided over $5,000 in scholarships to three individuals working for a current Chamber member. The goal of this scholarship program is to give people already in the workforce the opportunity to further their professional skillset and to add to their employer’s success.

August 1 - September 15 : Applications accepted
September 15 - 30 : Application review by Chamber Scholarship Committee
November 3 : Announcement & Recognition of recipients at Chamber Gala

Applicant Criteria:

- Applicant must be employed by a current Chamber member in good standing.
(SouthWest Metro Intermediate District 288 meets this criteria)

- Scholarships can be used for accredited 4 year colleges; technical or community colleges; recognized professional certifications or licenses.

- Recipients must present a current fee/enrollment statement to the Chamber.
(Contact Diane Chromy at the Valley Green District Offices)

- The Chamber will write a check directly to the educational institution.

- Not eligible if you currently receive educational reimbursements from your employer.

- Previous year recipients not eligible.

- Scholarships must be used by December 31, 2018.


Applications can be emailed to Jeff Filipek, or mailed to/dropped off at the SouthWest Metro Chamber of Commerce Office.

SouthWest Metro Chamber of Commerce Foundation
c/o Jeff Filipek
7925 Stone Creek Drive; Suite 130
Chanhassen, MN 55317

For questions, please contact
Jeff Filipek
Chamber President 
(952) 464-3233