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Hiawatha Education Foundation Scholarship

The Hiawatha Education Foundation (HEF) was established in 1987 by founders of the Fastenal Company.  One of HEF’s funds provides scholarships to all graduates of Cotter High School, Winona, Minnesota.  

The HEF Post-Secondary Scholarships were created to allow and encourage Cotter students to participate in a variety of extracurricular activities before they go on to college. The HEF Scholarships are a gift and a privilege available only to Cotter students.

Semester Payment Schedule

  • August 1
  • December 15

Quarter Payment Schedule

  • August 1
  • November 1
  • February 15

Cotter HEF Scholarships Contact
Kristin Kelly
507-453-5000 ext. 5019

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