Star Tribune Names Scholarship America a 2018 Top 150 Workplace

MINNEAPOLIS – June 25, 2018 – Scholarship America has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. A complete list of those selected is available at and was published in the Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section on Sunday, June 24.

Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. The analysis included responses from over 71,000 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations. The rankings in the Star Tribune Top 150 Workplaces are based on survey information collected by Energage, formerly WorkplaceDynamics, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention.

“I am so proud of our talented and dedicated employees,” said Robert C. Ballard, president and CEO, Scholarship America. “We have a great team, passionate about helping students achieve their educational dreams. It is gratifying to know they feel so good about working at Scholarship America.”

Star Tribune Publisher Michael J. Klingensmith said, “The companies in the Star Tribune Top 150 Workplaces deserve high praise for creating the very best work environments in the state of Minnesota. My congratulations to each of these exceptional companies.”

To qualify for the Star Tribune Top Workplaces, a company must have more than 50 employees in Minnesota. Over 2,400 companies were invited to participate. Rankings were composite scores calculated purely on the basis of employee responses.


About Scholarship America

Scholarship America works directly with students, parents, colleges, businesses and communities to empower people to fulfill their college dreams. Since its beginning in 1958, Scholarship America has distributed over $3.9 billion to more than 2.4 million students. As the nation’s largest private education support organization, Scholarship America is now working to further engage the private sector to support programs and policies that advance equity in postsecondary education and help students overcome barriers to access, persistence and attainment. More information is available at or by following @scholamerica.

Pam Carlson

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