Scholarship Opportunity

The General Tim Cossalter Scholarship

from the STARBASE Minnesota Board of Directors and Friends of STARBASE

STARBASE Minnesota, located on the 133rd Airlift Wing in St. Paul, MN has helped inspire and educate thousands of students in science, technology, engineering, and math since 1993. The Brigadier General Tim Cossalter STARBASE Minnesota Scholarship was created to help assist former STARBASE students on their educational path.

To apply, the recipient must have successfully participated in the STARBASE Minnesota program while in elementary school, must have graduated from high school, and be enrolled at an accredited college or university. All applications must be received by August 15th of each year.

The scholarship is a one-time award and will be presented directly to the winner.

The selection criteria will be as follows:

    • Completed STARBASE Minnesota Scholarship application
    • Proof of enrollment at an accredited college or university
    • Written essay including:
      • Impact that STARBASE had on achieving your academic goals
      • Importance of STEM to you, your future, and the future of the United States
      • Your academic and future career goals
      • Any additional aspirations
      • What the scholarship will mean for you

You can download the application and essay below:

STARBASE Annual Scholarship & Application Form (Microsoft Word Document)
STARBASE Annual Scholarship Announcement & Application Form Interactive

Submission of Scholarship Application

  • Completed applications and proof of enrollment can be sent via mail to:
    STARBASE Minnesota
    Attn: Kim Van Wie
    659 Mustang Avenue
    St. Paul, MN  55111
  • You may email STARBASE an electronic copy of your application and proof of enrollment to