The Miss Hastings Scholarship Competition is a 501(c)3 organization and an official preliminary competition to Miss Minnesota and Miss America.

2020 © Hastings Educational
Scholarship Program, Inc.

Telephone: 651.270.8984 

Update

Welcome to the Update page! Here you'll find details of what's coming up for Miss Hastings and MHSP. 

Upcoming Events

We are now taking applications for the 2020 Miss Hastings Scholarship Competition!

  • Please check our Compete menu tab for more information.

  • Find what you need to apply and more on our Application Forms page.

 

Saturday, February 1st at 6 PM

  • 2020 Miss Coon Rapids & Miss Coon Rapids Outstanding Teen Scholarship Competitions

    • Coon Rapids High School
      2340 Northdale Blvd NW; Coon Rapids, MN 55433

      • Admission: $20.00

Wednesdays February: the 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th 

  • Papa Murphy's "Raise the Dough" Fundraiser for Miss Hastings Scholarship Program

    • Papa Murphy's at Hastings Marketplace; 1771 Market Boulevard, Hastings, MN

    • Mention Miss Hastings when you order in-store, by phone, or online at https://order.papamurphys.com/menu/papa-murphys-market-blvd and Papa Murphy's will donate 20% of your order to Miss Hastings Scholarship Fund!

    • You must mention Miss Hastings at the time you pay for your order for it to go toward the fundraiser.

    • Tell your friends and thanks for your support! 

 

Saturday, February 29th at 6:30 PM  

  • 2020 Miss Waseca County Sleigh & Cutter and Miss Southwest and Outstanding Teen Scholarship Competitions

    • Waseca Central Building, East Entrance​​​

    • 501 E Elm Street; Waseca, MN

      • Admission: $15.00

Saturday, March 7th

  • Greater Minnesota Miss Sweeps Competition

    • Location and Time: TBD

 

Wednesday, March 11th from 6:30 - 8 PM  

  • MHSC Drop-in Workshop

    • Location: TBD

      • Use this time to stop in and chat with Miss Hastings committee members.

      • Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.

      • Find out what it's like to be a Miss America local titleholder for a year.

      • Ask questions about competing for the Miss Hastings 2020 title.

      • Get help with the application process.

      • Figure out what to do for your talent presentation.

      • Ask for help with wardrobe and other unknowns.

      • Learn about our scholarships.

      • Get a jump on other competitors. Candidate number selection is on a first to apply and finish, first to choose basis.

Wednesday, March 25th from 6:30 - 8 PM  

  • MHSC Drop-in Workshop

    • Location: TBD

      • Use this time to stop in and chat with Miss Hastings committee members.

      • Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.

      • Find out what it's like to be a Miss America local titleholder for a year.

      • Ask questions about competing for the Miss Hastings 2020 title.

      • Get help with the application process.

      • Figure out what to do for your talent presentation.

      • Ask for help with wardrobe and other unknowns.

      • Learn about our scholarships.

      • Get a jump on other competitors. Candidate number selection is on a first to apply and finish, first to choose basis.

 

Wednesday, April 8th from 6:30 - 8 PM  

  • MHSC Drop-in Workshop

    • Location: TBD

      • Use this time to stop in and chat with Miss Hastings committee members.

      • Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.

      • Find out what it's like to be a Miss America local titleholder for a year.

      • Ask questions about competing for the Miss Hastings 2020 title.

      • Get help with the application process.

      • Figure out what to do for your talent presentation.

      • Ask for help with wardrobe and other unknowns.

      • Learn about our scholarships.

      • Get a jump on other competitors. Candidate number selection is on a first to apply and finish, first to choose basis.

Wednesday, April 22nd from 6:30 - 8 PM  

  • MHSC Drop-in Workshop

    • Location: TBD

      • Use this time to stop in and chat with Miss Hastings committee members.

      • Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.

      • Find out what it's like to be a Miss America local titleholder for a year.

      • Ask questions about competing for the Miss Hastings 2020 title.

      • Get help with the application process.

      • Figure out what to do for your talent presentation.

      • Ask for help with wardrobe and other unknowns.

      • Learn about our scholarships.

      • Get a jump on other competitors. Candidate number selection is on a first to apply and finish, first to choose basis.

Wednesday, May 6th from 6:30 - 8 PM  

  • MHSC Drop-in Workshop

    • Location: TBD

      • Use this time to stop in and chat with Miss Hastings committee members.

      • Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.

      • Find out what it's like to be a Miss America local titleholder for a year.

      • Ask questions about competing for the Miss Hastings 2020 title.

      • Get help with the application process.

      • Figure out what to do for your talent presentation.

      • Ask for help with wardrobe and other unknowns.

      • Learn about our scholarships.

      • Get a jump on other competitors. Candidate number selection is on a first to apply and finish, first to choose basis.

Wednesday, May 22nd from 6:30 - 8 PM  

  • MHSC Drop-in Workshop

    • Location: TBD

      • Use this time to stop in and chat with Miss Hastings committee members.

      • Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.

      • Find out what it's like to be a Miss America local titleholder for a year.

      • Ask questions about competing for the Miss Hastings 2020 title.

      • Get help with the application process.

      • Figure out what to do for your talent presentation.

      • Ask for help with wardrobe and other unknowns.

      • Learn about our scholarships.

      • Get a jump on other competitors. Candidate number selection is on a first to apply and finish, first to choose basis.

Monday, June 8th from 7-8:30 PM

  • 2019 MHSC Orientation

    • Location: TBD

      • This meeting is mandatory for candidates. Please bring a parent.

      • Mary Kelly Photography will take your MHSC publicity photo. ​​​

        • Please arrive camera-ready with hair and makeup tastefully done and wearing a simple top and jewelry.

      • Please bring any documents you have completed or your laptop with them loaded to finalize them.

      • Please bring your calendar so you can check it.

Tuesday, June 9th from 7-8:30 PM

  • 2019 Miss Hastings Send-Off and New Candidate Party

    • Location: TBD​​​

      • This free event is open to local greater Hastings area residents and their guests.
      • Audience members will have a chance to ask Sophie and the candidates questions.​​

      • Sophie will share a few of her experiences during her year of service.

      • Candidates will be introduced to the community for the first time and interviewed for the audience.

      • Sophie will perform her Miss MN talent presentation and model two of her state ensembles.

      • This event is mandatory for candidates.

      • There will be treats! All leftovers will go to the MN Veteran's Home - Hastings for their coffee bar.

      • Those attending are encouraged to bring one or more of the following items for Lewis House - Hastings residents. 

        • ​Full-sized bottles of shampoo + conditioner 

        • Body Wash 

        • Shaving cream 

        • Hair Products 

        • Makeup

          • Mascara, Eye Liner, Eye Shadow 

        • Feminine Hygiene Products 

        • Baby Items

          • Diapers, Desitin, Baby Wash + Lotion, Formula, Bottles 

        • Gas station gift cards

          • Kwik Trip, Super America

        • Other gift cards

          • Target, Walmart, Cub, Coborn's, Walgreen's

        • Air Mattresses (These are helpful when people move out.)

 

Monday, June 15th from 7-8:30 PM

  • MHSC Rehearsal

    • Location: TBD
      • FINAL DUE DATE FOR ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS.

      • Review the schedule and answer questions.

Wednesday, June 17th from 7-9 PM

  • Miss Minnesota Scholarship Competition Prelim Night 1

    • Eden Prairie High School Performing Arts Center

      • 17185 Valley View RoadEden Prairie MN 55346

      • Tickets available online and at the door.

 

Thursday, June 18th from 7-9 PM

  • Miss Minnesota Scholarship Competition Prelim Night 2

    • Eden Prairie High School Performing Arts Center

      • 17185 Valley View RoadEden Prairie MN 55346

      • Tickets available online and at the door.

Saturday, June 20th from 7-9 PM

  • Miss Minnesota Scholarship Competition Final Competition Night

    • Eden Prairie High School Performing Arts Center

      • 17185 Valley View RoadEden Prairie MN 55346

      • Tickets available online and at the door.

Thursday, July 1st from 4:30-6:30 PM

  • VA Home Appreciation Visit

    •  Location: MN VA Home - Hastings​

      • Polish your social skills.

      • Show your appreciation for those who served to sustain our freedom.

      • Spread goodwill to our veterans.

      • Continue the Miss America legacy of its service with the USO.

Thursday, July 9th from 7-8 PM

  • 2020 Sponsor and Parent Appreciation Reception

    • Location: TBD​

      • Polish your social and networking skills.

      • Meet and thank those responsible for getting us to this point in our competition.

Wednesday, July 15th from 7-8:45 PM

  • 2020 Miss Hastings Scholarship Competition

    • Bid on our Silent Auction items.

    • Vote for our People's Choice award winner.

    • Concession bar available.

    • Send a note to your favorite candidate backstage.

    • See other local titleholders.