Scholarships worth $3,500 are available for students starting at Minnesota State College Southeast this fall that have an interest in meeting the area's workforce needs.

There are eight Workforce Development Scholarships for students that are attending MSC who have an interest in careers in manufacturing, health care, information technology and agriculture.

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is March 1, with the announcement of who was awarded the scholarship coming on April 1.

For more information on the programs that qualifying, visit MSC Southeast's website.