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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 15, 2021. You must meet minimum enrollment requirements during the upcoming academic year to receive scholarships.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000.00 Dennis M. 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: 02/08/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/08/2021
$250.00 Recovery Resource Center Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship a student must be an active member of the Recovery Resource Center and be enrolled in at least 9 undergraduate...
To be eligible for this scholarship a student must be an active member...
  • Deadline: 02/08/2021
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline02/08/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: 500-1000
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
varies Alton C. and Haidako H. Wolfer Endowed Scholarship in History
1. Undergraduate History BA major or BS Social Studies History major 2. Junior, senior or graduate student during term scholarship is disbursed ...
1. Undergraduate History BA major or BS Social Studies History major 2....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
$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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2021
$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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
$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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
$1,000.00 Bert and Helen LeBlanc Legacy Scholarship
1. Undergraduate nontraditional student as defined by the university 2. Admitted to major in Biodiversity, Ecology & Evolution (Ecology and Field...
1. Undergraduate nontraditional student as defined by the university 2....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2021
$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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/15/2021
$5,000.00 Bill Hyers Political Science Scholarship
1. Political Science major with a desire to work in electoral politics 2. Junior or senior when the scholarship is received 3. Enrolled full time...
1. Political Science major with a desire to work in electoral politics ...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
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 4. Enrolled for at least 3 graduate credits...
1. Admitted to a graduate program for Library Media 2. Overall GPA 3.0...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
$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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
$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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
varies Byron Bergren Business School Scholarship
1. Admitted to Upper Division Status in a Herberger Business School major 2. Junior or senior during enrolled full time when the scholarship is...
1. Admitted to Upper Division Status in a Herberger Business School...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
1000-2000 Cadet Isaiah Chinye Okia Memorial Scholarship
1. Major in Criminal Justice 2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher 3. Financial need 4. Enrolled full time when the scholarship is received;...
1. Major in Criminal Justice 2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher 3....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: 1000-2000
Deadline03/15/2021
varies Caldecott Family Scholarship in Criminal Justice
1. Declared major in Criminal Justice, planning to attend law school after SCSU 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 3....
1. Declared major in Criminal Justice, planning to attend law school...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
500-1000 Caldecott Family Scholarship in Political Science
1. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 2. Declared major in Political Science 3. Minimum GPA 3.25 4. Financial need 5....
1. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 2. Declared...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: 500-1000
Deadline03/15/2021
varies Calvin, Alma, and Elio Gower Scholarship in History
1. Undergraduate History BA major or BS Social Studies History major 2. Senior during the term the scholarship is received 3. GPA of 2.75 or...
1. Undergraduate History BA major or BS Social Studies History major 2....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
$2,500.00 Campbell Criminal Justice Scholarship
1. Criminal Justice major 2. Overall GPA of 2.75 or higher 3. Financial need 4. Enrolled full time when scholarship is received
1. Criminal Justice major 2. Overall GPA of 2.75 or higher 3....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline03/15/2021
500-1000 Carl and Marilyn Savage Graduate Student Scholarship in Library Media
1. Master’s degree student in Library Media 2. Overall GPA of 3.75 3. Financial need 4. Essay required 5. Enrolled for at least 3 graduate...
1. Master’s degree student in Library Media 2. Overall GPA of 3.75 3....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: 500-1000
Deadline03/15/2021
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: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
varies Carol Virginia Walsh Wood Endowed Scholarship
1. Admitted Secondary Education major 2. Minimum overall GPA 3.5 (upload degree audit)
1. Admitted Secondary Education major 2. Minimum overall GPA 3.5...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
varies Catherine Mary Gohl Memorial Scholarship
1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Minimum GPA 3.0 (upload degree audit) 3. Financial need; Additional consideration given to females.
1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Minimum GPA 3.0 (upload...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
$1,000.00 Central Minnesota Manufacturers Association (CMMA) Scholarship
1. Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering major or minor 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is received 3. Enrolled full-time when the...
1. Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering major or minor 2. Junior or...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2021
varies Central MN Estate Planning Council Scholarship
1. Junior or senior admitted to any major 2. Demonstrated interest in a career as one of the following: Trust Officer, Life Underwriter, Attorney,...
1. Junior or senior admitted to any major 2. Demonstrated interest in a...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
varies Charles and Carol Vick Communication Studies Scholarship
1. Communication Studies major 2. Nontraditional student as defined by the University 3. Essay required 4. Upload transcript
1. Communication Studies major 2. Nontraditional student as defined by...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
$500-$1000 Charles and Ellora Alliss Scholarship
These scholarships are made available to undergraduate Minnesota residents who enroll full-time, have displayed a high level of academic...
These scholarships are made available to undergraduate Minnesota...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $500-$1000
Deadline03/15/2021
1000-2000 Charles Emery Memorial Scholarship for Student Teaching
1. Admitted Education major 2. Senior who is student teaching during term scholarship is disbursed 3. Minimum GPA 3.0 (upload degree audit,...
1. Admitted Education major 2. Senior who is student teaching during...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: 1000-2000
Deadline03/15/2021
$2,000.00 Charles L. Nelson College of Science and Engineering Scholarship
1. Majoring in a field of the College of Science and Engineering 2. Completed at least one full time semester at St. Cloud State and will be a...
1. Majoring in a field of the College of Science and Engineering 2....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/15/2021
varies Charles Rehwaldt Endowment for the Biological Sciences
1. Majoring in Biological Sciences 2. Superior academic achievement in genetics coursework (required to upload degree audit) 3. Overall GPA at...
1. Majoring in Biological Sciences 2. Superior academic achievement in...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2021
$1,000.00 Charlie '80 and Jodee Montreuil Endowed Scholarship
1. Undergraduate degree-seeking student of any class level 2. Member of an underrepresented population at SCSU 3. Financial need 4. Enrolled...
1. Undergraduate degree-seeking student of any class level 2. Member of...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2021