Welcome to The Minnesota Academic Excellence Foundation
The Minnesota Academic Excellence Foundation (MAEF) is a non-profit organization that promotes academic excellence in Minnesota public and nonpublic schools and communities through public-private partnerships.
The Minnesota Academic Excellence Foundation collaborates with business, education and community to identify and promote excellence in education and growth in Minnesota student achievement.
The Minnesota Academic Excellence Foundation (MAEF) is a non-profit organization that promotes academic excellence in Minnesota public and nonpublic schools and communities through public-private partnerships. The MAEF Board of Directors selected the Ethel Curry Scholars based on the scholarship criteria. Ethel Curry Scholars must meet the following requirements to be eligible:
• Enrolled in a Minnesota-based tribe or community
• Able to prove ¼ descendent
• A Minnesota resident
• Attending a Minnesota institution of higher education at the junior, senior or graduate level
• Possess a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher
• Filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
• Applied for assistance from the Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) and the Minnesota Academic Excellence Foundation (MAEF) invite applications for the MDE Celebration School Award. The purposeof the Award is to identify Minnesota Title I schools that have demonstrated excellence on Minnesota's new Multiple Measurement Rating (MMR) and, have exhibited success with initiatives that have led to positive student outcomes. Schools that have earned the Celebration Eligible status are highly encouraged to apply for this award. For more information and to download the application please visit the Minnesota Department of Education website.