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What is the MPMA Educational Opportunities Foundation?
The Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association's Educational Opportunities Foundation was formed to address the shortage of people entering the manufacturing field by supporting students, school technical programs, and educational institutions.
Education Foundation Awards 2017 Scholarships
Nine students have been awarded a total of $8,500 worth of scholarship from the Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association's Educational Opportunities Foundation.
The students are enrolled in manufacturing programs at Pine County Technical College, Alexandria Technical and Community College, South Central College, Bemidji State University, University of North Dakota, Central Lakes College, and South Central Technical College.
Congratulations to all of our scholarship winners.
Education Foundation Goals
Our goals for 2017 are:
In 2016, we gave out:
* The biggest reason for the decline in funding for emergency needs and equipment funding in 2016 is because we simply didn’t have the requests like we had in 2015.
In 2015, we gave out:
Donate to MPMA Education Foundation
Donating to the Foundation helps ensure a strong and viable workforce for the future. Your support has a direct impact on the future of precision manufacturing in the state of Minnesota.
To learn more about how you can donate to the Foundation, please call us at 952.564.3041.