Helmer's Helpers Scholarship

In partnership with Helmer’s Helpers, we are pleased to offer a scholarship opportunity specifically for graduating high school seniors from Minnesota or Wisconsin who have an avid involvement with hockey.  

Eligibility Guidelines: 

  • Priority given to female high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and an ACT of 20 of higher, with financial need 
  • Planning to attend one of the schools in the University of Minnesota or University of Wisconsin school system 
  • Demonstrated participation in hockey but who will not be competing on a hockey scholarship in college  

Application Process:  

  • Complete the online application. In the essay portion, please share information about your degree and career plans, as well as any applicable hockey involvement  
  • Application Deadline is Feb. 15  
  • Applicants will be selected for Zoom interviews on a rolling basis 
  • Scholarship awards are typically announced by May 1 

Scholarship Specifics: 

  • Must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher throughout college 
  • Scholarship awards are typically up to $1,000 a semester, for up to eight consecutive semesters 
  • All monies are paid directly to the university for college-billed expenses only  
  • Each semester, students are required to write one thank you note, attend one Zoom session, and participate in our Ellis peer-to-peer mentoring program