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There are over 500 different scholarships available to SCSU students, with a wide variety of eligibility requirements. Application deadlines vary; many scholarships close at 11:59 p.m. on March 13, 2019. You must meet minimum enrollment requirements during the upcoming academic year to receive scholarships.

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Award Name Actions
$1,000.00 Mary Beth Wedum 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: 01/27/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline01/27/2020
varies APG of East Central Minnesota (ECM), Elmer L. Anderson Scholarship
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major with concentration in journalism or strategic communications 2. Minimum GPA 2.5 overall
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major with concentration in...
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/24/2020
varies Arch and Amy Pease Scholarship in Mass Communications
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major with concentration in journalism or strategic communications 2. Minimum GPA 2.5 overall
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major with concentration in...
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/24/2020
varies Carol Loberg Fourth Cavalry Association Scholarship
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Served student or professional media with distinction or shown professional promise 3. Minimum GPA...
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Served student or...
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/24/2020
varies DUFES Scholarship
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications majors who do not take themselves too seriously 2. Has student or professional media experience and has...
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications majors who do not take themselves...
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/24/2020
1000-2000 E. Scott Bryce Mass Communications Scholarship
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Will be a senior when the scholarship is received 3. Has overcome significant personal adversity...
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Will be a senior when the...
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: 1000-2000
Deadline02/24/2020
varies Fran and Mil Voelker Scholarship in Mass Communications
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Served student or professional media with distinction or shown professional promise 3. Minimum GPA...
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Served student or...
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/24/2020
varies Gannett Foundation/Times Media Don Casey Scholarship
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major in sequence for News Editorial (Print), Broadcasting TV Journalism, Broadcasting TV Production or...
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major in sequence for News...
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/24/2020
varies Jodi Huisentruit Scholarship
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major with concentration in journalism 2. Demonstrated community volunteerism 3. Minnesota resident 4....
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major with concentration in...
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/24/2020
varies KVSC Endowed Scholarship
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Leadership or potential demonstrated while working with some area of SCSU’s educational public radio...
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Leadership or potential...
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/24/2020
varies Mass Communications Faculty Recognition Diversity Scholarship
1. Undergraduate or graduate Mass Communications major 2. Acknowledges membership in a traditionally underrepresented or oppressed group 3....
1. Undergraduate or graduate Mass Communications major 2. Acknowledges...
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/24/2020
varies Rick L. Groff Memorial Scholarship in Mass Communications
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major with concentration in journalism 2. Leadership qualities demonstrated by participation in...
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major with concentration in...
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/24/2020
500-1000 Robert D. Fuller Mass Communications Scholarship
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Will be a junior enrolled full time when the scholarship is received 3. Minimum GPA 2.5 overall 4....
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Will be a junior enrolled...
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: 500-1000
Deadline02/24/2020
varies Sam Baali Mass Communications Scholarship
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Acknowledges membership in a traditionally underrepresented group at the university 3. Minimum GPA...
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Acknowledges membership...
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/24/2020
varies Sheila Wilken-Kerber Scholarship in Mass Communications
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Served student or professional media with distinction and shown professional promise 3. Minimum GPA...
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Served student or...
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/24/2020
$1,000.00 Tyler Bieber Mass Communications Scholarship
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Active member of UTVS 3. Minimum GPA 3.0 in major courses 4. Junior or senior enrolled full time...
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Active member of UTVS 3....
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/24/2020
varies Vadnelly Journalism Scholarship
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major with concentration in journalism or creative media OR graduate student in Mass Communications –...
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major with concentration in...
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/24/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Abigail Falk Creative Writing Prize
1. English major with Creative Writing emphasis or minor 2. Awarded to student with highest number of creative writing credits AND highest GPA...
1. English major with Creative Writing emphasis or minor 2. Awarded to...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Adam Theisen Endowed Scholarship for English Majors
1. Admitted English or Rhetoric and Writing major 2. Junior or Senior during semester scholarship is disbursed 3. Enrolled full time when the...
1. Admitted English or Rhetoric and Writing major 2. Junior or Senior...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: 500-1000
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Alton C. and Haidako H. Wolfer Endowed Scholarship in History
1. History BA major or BS Social Studies History major 2. Junior, senior or graduate student during term scholarship is disbursed 3. Active on...
1. History BA major or BS Social Studies History major 2. Junior,...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$500.00 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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Arthur and Barbara Grachek Communication Studies Scholarship
1. Active in a student organization affiliated with Communication Studies 2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher 3. Enrolled full-time when the...
1. Active in a student organization affiliated with Communication...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Arvid R. Hansen Memorial Scholarship
1. Criminal Justice or Sociology major 2. Junior or Senior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. Minimum GPA of 3.0 4. Financial need
1. Criminal Justice or Sociology major 2. Junior or Senior during term...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$1,000.00 Ashish and Nita Vaidya District 742 Scholarship
1. Graduated from a public high school in St. Cloud District 742 2. Demonstrate academic progress by having completed at least 40 credits, and a...
1. Graduated from a public high school in St. Cloud District 742 2....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Association of Medical Diagnostics Manufacturers (AMDM) Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to two graduate students admitted to the Master of Regulatory Affairs and Services Program (MS RAS). See the RAS...
This scholarship will be awarded to two graduate students admitted to...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$1,000.00 Barbara J. Bloomer Scholarship for Language Teachers & Study Abroad
1. Planning to teach a foreign language or ELL 2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher 3. Eligible for financial aid; Special consideration will be given...
1. Planning to teach a foreign language or ELL 2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$1,000.00 Bert and Helen LeBlanc Legacy Scholarship
1. Undergraduate non-traditional student as defined by the university 2. Admitted to major in Biodiversity, Ecology & Evolution (Ecology and Field...
1. Undergraduate non-traditional student as defined by the university ...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/13/2020
$500.00 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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Braden G. Bogue Scholarship for English Majors
1. Admitted English or Rhetoric and Writing major 2. Demonstrated leadership 3. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 4. Minimum...
1. Admitted English or Rhetoric and Writing major 2. Demonstrated...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$2,000.00 Brewer Endowed Scholarship in Teacher Education
1. Admitted Elementary Education or Secondary/K-12 Licensure major 2. Financial need 3. GPA 3.0 or above (upload degree audit from eServices) 4....
1. Admitted Elementary Education or Secondary/K-12 Licensure major 2....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Brian and Karla Myres Endowed Scholarship
1. Major in Finance with HBS Upper Division Status 2. Full time junior or senior during term scholarship is received 3. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 4....
1. Major in Finance with HBS Upper Division Status 2. Full time junior...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Bruce and Gail Geyer Scholarship in Education
1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Minimum GPA 3.0 (upload degree audit) 3. Involved in campus or community extracurricular activities
1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Minimum GPA 3.0 (upload...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Business Student Executive Council (BSEC) Scholarship for Business Majors
Money for these scholarships is revenue from Career Day held annually. Awards are based on GPA, extracurricular activities and demonstrated...
Money for these scholarships is revenue from Career Day held annually....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020