Scholarship Opportunities

From the CEO of American Heritage Bank, congratulations on your important decision to achieve a post-secondary education! American Heritage Bank is pleased to donate $10,000 annually with ten $1,000 individual academic scholarships to graduating students from our area communities. Awarding these annual scholarships is a special opportunity for you and us to reinvest civically in our future generations of Central Minnesota.

1. Applications are available at local area High Schools or at your local American Heritage Bank branch location and on our bank website at

2. Applicant and parent(s) must have an account with direct deposit at American Heritage Bank.

3. Applicant must be a graduating High School Senior and Application deadline is April 1st of your graduating year.

4. Please submit your completed Application with a copy of high school transcript to your local American Heritage Bank branch location.

5. An independent committee of local college professionals will select the final scholarship awards.

6. Scholarships will be paid after the Applicant completes two quarters or one semester in any accredited non-profit post high school educational institute and submits enrollment verification for the next quarter or semester to American Heritage Bank.

American Heritage Bank Scholarship program awards our local community students based on excellence in the classroom, academic scholarship, extra-curricular activities, civic responsibility, and understanding of financial literacy. These scholarships will be available to students regardless of economic need, physical abilities, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, handicap, or familial status and are not intended to replace any other forms of financial aid.

Thank you from American Heritage Bank and best wishes on your pursuit of higher education!

Jay Johnston,
CEO & Legal Counsel

Scholarship Application


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