Our Opportunities


Welcome to St. Cloud State University’s scholarship application site offering over 500 different scholarships with a wide range of eligibility requirements.

Most scholarships for academic year 2018-2019 were determined during spring 2018 but there are several scholarships currently accepting applications. They are listed first. Awards will be applied to 2018-2019 tuition.

The Scholarship Application Season for 2019-2020 will begin on January 14, 2019.


Submit a new General Scholarship Application annually. You must meet minimum enrollment requirements during the semester(s) a scholarship is received.


Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
varies Andrea "Andy" Arriagada-Hernandez Memorial Scholarship
1. Music major 2. Voice student 3. In SCSU choir 4. Overall GPA 3.0 or above 5. Sophomore, junior or senior during term scholarship is...
1. Music major 2. Voice student 3. In SCSU choir 4. Overall GPA 3.0...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/17/2019
varies Anne Simonett Memorial Instrumental Music Scholarship
1. Instrumental music major. If you meet these requirements, apply now and ALSO submit the appropriate Audition Application found here to the...
1. Instrumental music major. If you meet these requirements, apply now...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/17/2019
varies Charles and Shirley Echols Music Scholarship
1. Intended or accepted music major. If you meet these requirements, apply now and ALSO submit the appropriate Audition Application found here to...
1. Intended or accepted music major. If you meet these requirements,...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/17/2019
varies Charlotte West Anderson String Scholarship
1. Intended or accepted music major 2. Plays a bowed stringed instrument. Preference will be given to a student playing cello or string bass but...
1. Intended or accepted music major 2. Plays a bowed stringed...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/17/2019
varies Cristine Rehwaldt Memorial Scholarship
1. Freshman who intends to major in music 2. Plays violin. If you meet these requirements, apply now and ALSO submit the appropriate Audition...
1. Freshman who intends to major in music 2. Plays violin. If you meet...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/17/2019
varies David J. Ernest Woodwind Scholarship
1. Music major 2. Plays a woodwind instrument. If you meet these requirements, apply now and ALSO submit the appropriate Audition Application...
1. Music major 2. Plays a woodwind instrument. If you meet these...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/17/2019
varies David Swenson Memorial Scholarship
1. Intended or accepted music major or minor. Preference will be given to percussion students. If you meet these requirements, apply now and ALSO...
1. Intended or accepted music major or minor. Preference will be given...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/17/2019
varies Dorothy Weismann Memorial Scholarship
1. Music major 2. Voice student. If you meet these requirements, apply now and ALSO submit the appropriate Audition Application found here to the...
1. Music major 2. Voice student. If you meet these requirements, apply...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/17/2019
varies Earl M. Danforth Music Scholarship
1. Intended or accepted music major. If you meet these requirements, apply now and ALSO submit the appropriate Audition Application found here to...
1. Intended or accepted music major. If you meet these requirements,...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/17/2019
varies Harvey Waugh Memorial String Scholarship
1. Music major 2. Plays a bowed stringed instrument. If you meet these requirements, apply now and ALSO submit the appropriate Audition...
1. Music major 2. Plays a bowed stringed instrument. If you meet these...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/17/2019
varies Helen Steen Huls Memorial Scholarship
1. Music major 2. Voice student. If you meet these requirements, apply now and ALSO submit the appropriate Audition Application found here to the...
1. Music major 2. Voice student. If you meet these requirements, apply...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/17/2019
varies Kenton Frohrip Scholarship for Brass Instrument Performers
1. Music major 2. Plays a brass instrument. Preference given to trombonists. If you meet these requirements, apply now and ALSO submit the...
1. Music major 2. Plays a brass instrument. Preference given to...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/17/2019
varies Mabeth Saure Gyllstrom Endowed Voice Scholarship
1. Incoming freshman who intends to major in music 2. Voice student. If you meet these requirements, apply now and ALSO submit the appropriate...
1. Incoming freshman who intends to major in music 2. Voice student. ...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/17/2019
varies Mildred E. McGonagle Vocal Music Endowed Scholarship
1. Music major 2. Voice student with operatic potential 3. Enrolled full-time when the scholarship is received. If you meet these requirements,...
1. Music major 2. Voice student with operatic potential 3. Enrolled...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/17/2019
varies Myrl Carlsen Scholarship
1. Music major 2. Voice student 3. Financial need. If you meet these requirements, apply now and ALSO submit the appropriate Audition...
1. Music major 2. Voice student 3. Financial need. If you meet these...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/17/2019
1000-1500 Richard and Alice Barg Meinz Instrumental Music Scholarship
1. Admitted or intended instrumental music major. Special consideration will be given to a student with financial need who is preparing for a...
1. Admitted or intended instrumental music major. Special consideration...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: 1000-1500
Deadline03/17/2019
varies Roger Barrett Scholarship for Students in Brass Music Education
1. Music Education major 2. Plays a brass instrument 3. Enrolled full-time when the scholarship is received. Preference will be given to a...
1. Music Education major 2. Plays a brass instrument 3. Enrolled...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/17/2019
varies Ruth Gant Piano Scholarship
1. Intended or accepted Music major 2. Plays piano 3. If a freshman, graduated in top 10% of high school class or had a high school GPA of at...
1. Intended or accepted Music major 2. Plays piano 3. If a freshman,...
  • Deadline: 03/17/2019
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/17/2019
$1,000.00 Communication Sciences and Disorders Diversity Scholarship
1. Newly admitted graduate student in Communication Sciences and Disorders; Additional consideration will be given to students who 1) add to the...
1. Newly admitted graduate student in Communication Sciences and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,000.00 Gail and Dean Anderson Endowed Graduate Scholarship
1. Newly admitted full-time graduate student in Communication Sciences and Disorders 2. Demonstrated undergraduate academic accomplishment and the...
1. Newly admitted full-time graduate student in Communication Sciences...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$500.00 Mary S. Weise Scholarship for Clinical Excellence
1. Second-year graduate student in good academic standing majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders 2. Demonstrated excellence in clinical...
1. Second-year graduate student in good academic standing majoring in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$1,000.00 SCSU Recovery Community Scholarship
This application deadline is for students who will be residing in the SCSU Recovery Community during spring semester and are enrolled full time.
This application deadline is for students who will be residing in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
varies School of Education Scholarship
Determined by the School of Education
Determined by the School of Education
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies College of Science and Engineering Scholarships
Determined by the College of Science and Engineering
Determined by the College of Science and Engineering
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Languages and Cultures Scholarship
1. Admitted major in a language program 2. Overall GPA of 3.3 or above 3. GPA of at least 3.5 in major courses 4. Has completed at least 6...
1. Admitted major in a language program 2. Overall GPA of 3.3 or above ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$2,500.00 CMMA Tour of Manufacturing Scholarship
This scholarship is open to new entering freshmen, new entering transfer students and current undergraduate students who participated in the Tour...
This scholarship is open to new entering freshmen, new entering transfer...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
varies Manufacturing Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship is for students admitted to Manufacturing Engineering. The department may set additional requirements.
This scholarship is for students admitted to Manufacturing Engineering....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Robert Hebeisen Endowed Business Scholarship
1. Declared major in a field of the Herberger Business School 2. Graduated from Willmar High School 3. Enrolled full-time when the scholarship is...
1. Declared major in a field of the Herberger Business School 2....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Dennis Thayer Leadership Award
The Department of Campus Involvement awards 25 Excellence in Leadership Awards annually. The top-scoring student receives the Dennis Thayer...
The Department of Campus Involvement awards 25 Excellence in Leadership...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$0.00 Excellence in Leadership Award
Each spring, the Department of Campus Involvement hosts the annual Excellence in Leadership Banquet and presents Excellence In Leadership Awards to...
Each spring, the Department of Campus Involvement hosts the annual...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
varies A. F. Brainard Memorial Scholarship in Physical Education
1 Admitted to Health and Physical Education major 2. GPA of 3.0 in physical education coursework 3. Demonstrated leadership and ethical standards...
1 Admitted to Health and Physical Education major 2. GPA of 3.0 in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Activism for Social Justice Scholarship
1. Must be an undergraduate student formally admitted as a Social Work major 2. Has engaged in efforts to address social justice and practice...
1. Must be an undergraduate student formally admitted as a Social Work...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies AFSCME Local #753 Scholarship
1. Full dues paying member of AFSCME Local #753 in good standing or their eligible dependents 2. Enrolled for credits at St. Cloud State...
1. Full dues paying member of AFSCME Local #753 in good standing or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
500-1000 Al Grewe Memorial Scholarship
1. Major in Biological Sciences 2. Sophomore, junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
1. Major in Biological Sciences 2. Sophomore, junior or senior during...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 500-1000
Ended
varies Alice L. Binger Scholarship for Internship Programs
1. Undergraduate or graduate student doing an internship with an agency providing services for those with development disabilities
1. Undergraduate or graduate student doing an internship with an agency...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies American Indian Center Scholarship
1. Native American enrolled full-time when the scholarship is received 2. Must be a descendent from a federally recognized tribe 3.Overall GPA of...
1. Native American enrolled full-time when the scholarship is received ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Andy Virden Memorial Scholarship
1. Blind or visually impaired* (see definition below) 2. Enrolled full time and in good academic standing 3. Active in community service. If no...
1. Blind or visually impaired* (see definition below) 2. Enrolled full...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Association of Nigerian Engineers in Minnesota (ANEM) Scholarship
1. Nigerian citizen 2. Majoring in one of the programs of the School of Computing, Engineering and Environment (Computer Science and Information...
1. Nigerian citizen 2. Majoring in one of the programs of the School of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$500.00 Atmospheric and Hydrologic Sciences Scholarship
1. Major in Atmospheric and Hydrological Sciences 2. GPA 3.0 overall, 3.25 in Atmospheric and Hydrologic Sciences courses (required to upload...
1. Major in Atmospheric and Hydrological Sciences 2. GPA 3.0 overall,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
varies Atwood Memorial Center Student Scholarship
1. Leadership, involvement or employment at Atwood Memorial Center (essay required) 2. Sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student during term...
1. Leadership, involvement or employment at Atwood Memorial Center...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Barbara Gunderson Memorial Fund for Student Conference Travel
1. Admitted Special Education major who is in junior or senior year block or is student teaching 2. Will be traveling to attend a conference 3....
1. Admitted Special Education major who is in junior or senior year...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Bauerly Brothers Construction Management Scholarship
1. Majoring in Technology Management with an emphasis in Construction Management 2. Will be a junior or senior when the scholarship is disbursed ...
1. Majoring in Technology Management with an emphasis in Construction...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Bert and Helen LeBlanc Legacy Scholarship
1. Undergraduate non-traditional student as defined by the university 2. Admitted to major in Ecology and Field Biology, Early Childhood Education...
1. Undergraduate non-traditional student as defined by the university ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
varies Beverly Timmers Scholarship for Special Education Student Teaching Semester
1. Admitted Special Education major 2. Minimum GPA 3.0 in major courses (required to upload degree audit report from eServices) 3. Essay...
1. Admitted Special Education major 2. Minimum GPA 3.0 in major courses...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Bill and Sharon Ellingson Art Scholarship
Must be admitted to major in Art, Art Education, Studio Art, Graphic Design or Art History. To be eligible to receive this scholarship you must: 1....
Must be admitted to major in Art, Art Education, Studio Art, Graphic...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Biology Endowed Scholarship Fund
1. Admitted major in Biology, Biomedical Sciences or Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2. GPA of 3.0 or better overall and 3.0 in all major-level...
1. Admitted major in Biology, Biomedical Sciences or Biochemistry and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Bob and Phyllis Goff Education Scholarship
1. Admitted Elementary or Secondary Education major 2. Financial need 3. Undergraduate enrolled full time when the scholarship is received 4....
1. Admitted Elementary or Secondary Education major 2. Financial need ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Bonnie Hedin Graduate Fellowship for Library Media Specialists
1. Admitted to a graduate program for library media 2. Overall GPA 3.0 or higher 3. Essay required
1. Admitted to a graduate program for library media 2. Overall GPA 3.0...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Bradley J. Kaffar Scholarship in Special Education
1. Undergraduate or graduate student admitted in Special Education program for initial licensure to teach in Minnesota 2. Overall GPA 3.0 or...
1. Undergraduate or graduate student admitted in Special Education...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
varies Bradley Quin Erickson Memorial Scholarship
1. Enrolled full-time student 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed; Preference to students with diabetes
1. Enrolled full-time student 2. Junior or senior during term...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended