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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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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: 500-1000
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
500-1000 Carl and Marilyn Savage Graduate Student Scholarship in Information Media
1. Master’s degree student in Information Media 2. Overall GPA of 3.75 3. Financial need 4. Essay required
1. Master’s degree student in Information Media 2. Overall GPA of 3.75 ...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: 500-1000
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $500-$1000
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: 1000-2000
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Chemistry Department Scholarship
1. Chemistry major or minor or a B.S. Chemistry Education major or a B.S. Chemistry/General Science Education major 2. Must have completed a...
1. Chemistry major or minor or a B.S. Chemistry Education major or a...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$1,000.00 Chemistry Transfer Student Scholarship
This scholarship is for new entering transfer students. It may be renewed for one year if the student has a SCSU chemistry courses GPA of 3.0 or...
This scholarship is for new entering transfer students. It may be...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Christine Adolphson Memorial Scholarship
1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. GPA of 3.0 or above (upload degree audit)
1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. GPA of 3.0 or above (upload...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Clair and Doris Daggett Scholarship Endowment
1. Declared major with Upper Division Status in a field of the Herberger Business School 2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher 3. Essay required
1. Declared major with Upper Division Status in a field of the Herberger...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Clarence Fogelstrom Endowed Scholarship
1. Undergraduate enrolled full-time when scholarship is received 2. Financial need 3. Overall SCSU GPA of 3.25 or higher
1. Undergraduate enrolled full-time when scholarship is received 2....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Claude and Helen DelZoppo Scholarship
1. Nontraditional female student at least 25 years old working to overcome significant obstacles 2. Financial need 3. Minimum GPA 3.0 4. Junior...
1. Nontraditional female student at least 25 years old working to...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$1,000.00 College of Liberal Arts Scholarship
1. Undergraduate admitted to major in a field of the College of Liberal Arts except art, music, theatre or film studies (see School of the Arts...
1. Undergraduate admitted to major in a field of the College of Liberal...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/13/2020
$1,000.00 College of Science and Engineering Scholarships
1. Undergraduate admitted to major in a field of the College of Science and Engineering, including fields in the School of Computing, Engineering &...
1. Undergraduate admitted to major in a field of the College of Science...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Colonel and Phyllis Nemec Endowed Scholarship for Physical Education Students
1. Major in Health and Physical Education 2. Sophomore, junior or senior enrolled full time when the scholarship is received; Additional...
1. Major in Health and Physical Education 2. Sophomore, junior or...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Criminal Justice Scholarships
1. Criminal Justice major 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. Demonstrated community service involvement or interest in...
1. Criminal Justice major 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Crumpton Farrell Finance & Economics Scholarship
1. Double major in Finance and Economics 2. GPA of 3.0 or above 3. Active beyond the classroom (may include organizations, employment, athletics,...
1. Double major in Finance and Economics 2. GPA of 3.0 or above 3....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$500.00 Dale L. and Gretchen N. Swanson Film Studies Scholarship
1. Film studies major 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. GPA of 3.0 or above 4. Enrolled full-time when the scholarship...
1. Film studies major 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Dale Trippler Geography and Planning Scholarship
1. Major in Geography or Planning & Community Development 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. Minimum GPA of 3.5 in major...
1. Major in Geography or Planning & Community Development 2. Junior or...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Darlene M. Carlson Scholarship for Juniors in the Sciences
1. Admitted to major in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics 2. Graduated from a MN high school 3. Has completed at least 40 college...
1. Admitted to major in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics 2....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies David and Kathryn Campbell Endowed Scholarship
1. Enrolled full-time 2. Intends to teach Math, History or Social Studies
1. Enrolled full-time 2. Intends to teach Math, History or Social Studies
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies David Sorensen Chemistry Scholarship
Applicant must be admitted to major or minor in Chemistry, having completed at least two years at SCSU. Transfer students are ineligible. Must...
Applicant must be admitted to major or minor in Chemistry, having...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
up to half tuition Deeann Griebel Honors Student Scholarship
1. Enrolled in Honors program with overall GPA of 3.0 or higher 2. Financial need and/or has displayed outstanding activities toward the growth of...
1. Enrolled in Honors program with overall GPA of 3.0 or higher 2....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: up to half tuition
Deadline03/13/2020
500-1000 Dennis and Anne Fields Scholarship in Information Media
1. Master’s degree student in Information Media: Instructional Technology 2. Demonstrated leadership qualities 3. Essays required
1. Master’s degree student in Information Media: Instructional...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: 500-1000
Deadline03/13/2020
$1,000.00 Diana Clarke Carter Business Scholarship
1. Admitted to a major in the HBS with Upper Division Status or admitted to minor in business 2. GPA of 3.0 or above 3. Enrolled full-time when...
1. Admitted to a major in the HBS with Upper Division Status or admitted...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Don and Norma Stein Endowed Business Scholarship
1. Declared major with Upper Division Status in a field of the Herberger Business School 2. Overall GPA of at least 3.5 3. Required to upload...
1. Declared major with Upper Division Status in a field of the Herberger...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Donald Victor Hess Memorial Scholarship
1. Finance major with HBS Upper Division Status 2. Sophomore, junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. Financial need 4. GPA...
1. Finance major with HBS Upper Division Status 2. Sophomore, junior...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Donna Gorrell English Scholarship for Creative Nonfiction Writers
1. Admitted undergraduate English or Rhetoric and Writing major 2. Submit a work of creative nonfiction 3. Essay required 4. Letter of support...
1. Admitted undergraduate English or Rhetoric and Writing major 2....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$500.00 Dora Perry Scholarship in Middle Education
1. Admitted Secondary Education major 2. Junior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. Minimum GPA 3.0 (upload degree audit, available in eServices)
1. Admitted Secondary Education major 2. Junior during term scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Dorothy Barker Scholarship
1. Major in Medical Technology OR Biology student who is also majoring in health related area 2. Financial need 3. Junior or senior during term...
1. Major in Medical Technology OR Biology student who is also majoring...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Dorothy Esler Memorial Scholarship
1. Admitted to a graduate program in one of the natural or mathematical sciences programs (Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Physics and...
1. Admitted to a graduate program in one of the natural or mathematical...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Doug Johnson Memorial Scholarship
1. Admitted Elementary or Secondary Education major 2. Demonstrated achievement and leadership 3. GPA of 3.0 or above; Additional consideration...
1. Admitted Elementary or Secondary Education major 2. Demonstrated...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
500-1000 Dr. Carolyn Ruth Armstrong Williams Family Scholarship
1. Intended or admitted major in Social Studies Education or History Teacher Education 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed ...
1. Intended or admitted major in Social Studies Education or History...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: 500-1000
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Dr. Doreen Keable Learning Resources Center Scholarship
1. Admitted to a graduate program for library media 2. Essay required; Additional consideration given to students from Northern or Central Minnesota
1. Admitted to a graduate program for library media 2. Essay required;...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Dr. Dwaine Reed Tallent Business Management Scholarship
1. Management major with HBS Upper Division Status 2. Sophomore, junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. GPA 2.8 – 2.99 4. US...
1. Management major with HBS Upper Division Status 2. Sophomore,...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$1,000.00 Dr. Gordon and Thelma Mortrude Teacher Education Scholarship
1. Undergraduate admitted to major in elementary or secondary education 2. Demonstrated financial need 3. Minimum GPA of 3.0 within major courses...
1. Undergraduate admitted to major in elementary or secondary education ...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Dr. Herbert P. Lohrman Scholarship in Sociology
1. Sociology major 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. GPA 3.0 or above
1. Sociology major 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020