Puckett Scholars Program

Drawing of Kirby Puckett at batThe Puckett Scholars Program was created in 1994 by Kirby and Tonya Puckett to provide scholarships for incoming first-year students from Minnesota. Any high school senior from the state of Minnesota who plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities is eligible to apply for the Puckett Scholars Program.


Jackie Robinson Foundation Student ScholarsThe Office for Equity and Diversity (OED) provides various scholarships and funding for students, faculty and staff. Learn more about available funding through the links below.

Equity and Diversity Certificate Program


The Equity and Diversity Certificate helps participants develop tools necessary for advancing equity and diversity in all aspects of their personal and professional lives. It’s free of charge and open to students, faculty, staff, and alumni on all campuses of the University of Minnesota.

Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice Award

Josie Robinson Johnson

20th Annual Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice Award

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