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Student Scholarships & Aid

Student scholarships are available for not only attending First Lutheran School, but also Mayer Lutheran High School AND Concordia University.  First Lutheran School students may also be eligible for Tuition Aid.  Daily breakfast and lunch is also a free benefit through State of MN.  


Concordia University Students – The College Scholarship Endowment Fund provides Scholarship funds for member students enrolled in Concordia Colleges, Universities, or Seminaries of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. CLICK HERE for the guidelines or CLICK HERE to download an application form.

Mayer Lutheran High School Students – The congregation of First Lutheran Church provides scholarship funds for member students enrolled at Mayer Lutheran High School.  CLICK HERE for the guidelines or CLICK HERE to download an application form.

First Lutheran School Students – Education Fund Scholarships are again open for the 2024-2025 academic year.  All First Lutheran Church member families with students enrolled in First Lutheran School (K-8th) are eligible for scholarships. Scholarship awards are based on financial need AND on the amount of available funds from the Edwin & Ella Ponath Education Fund, Melvin & Marlys Tessmer Tuition Aid Fund, and FLS Scholarship Fund. 

Applications are mailed to all member families with  students in Kindergarten through Grade 7. (Prospective member students should also apply.) You may also CLICK HERE to download an application form. Completed applications must be returned by June 17, 2024 in order to be considered for the  academic upcoming year.

First Lutheran School Tuition Aid may also be available. All students in Kindergarten – 8th Grade are eligible for this aid. The amount of aid is calculated with a formula based on Adjusted Gross Income (AGI). Please turn in application along with the page of your tax form 1040 that includes your AGI to the School Office any time before July 31st.

MN Department of Education – Free Breakfast/Lunch Benefits are also available to First Lutheran School students.   View application HERE.

Please contact Principal Hoffmann, School Secretary Michelle Alsleben, or Business Manager for questions or concerns regarding First Lutheran School Scholarships or Tuition Aid.


All information is treated with utmost confidentiality. Any questions should be directed to the Business Manager at (320) 864-5522 

"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope."

Jeremiah 29:11