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    Opportunities Table
    Award Name Actions
    1000-4000 Marge Hams Memorial Scholarship for Theatre Students
    1. Theatre major or minor 2. Sophomore, junior, or senior during term...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    $1,000.00 Mary A. Boltuck APA Publications Fund and Scholarship
    1. Admitted Psychology major who intends to enroll in graduate school ...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    varies Mary Ahles Adams Forensics (Speech & Debate) Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded to students who intend to participate in the...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    varies Mass Communications Faculty Recognition Diversity Scholarship
    1. Undergraduate or graduate Mass Communications major 2. Acknowledges...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    varies Mass Communications Scholarship
    Determined by department
    Deadline03/13/2023
    1000-2000 May Bowle Music, Art, Theatre and Film Endowed Scholarship
    1. Admitted major in Music, Art, Theater or Film Studies; Additional...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    varies Mildred E. McGonagle Vocal Music Endowed Scholarship
    1. Music major 2. Voice student with operatic potential 3. Enrolled...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    varies Music Scholarship
    Music major or minor OR non-music major who participates in any of these...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    $1,000.00 Psychology Department Merit Award
    1. Undergraduate student admitted to major in Psychology with 18 or more...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    $1,000.00 R. Keith and Marion Bankert Michael Theatre Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students admitted to major in Theatre who have...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    varies Ray Pedersen Memorial Scholarship
    1. Undergraduate student affiliated with Communication Studies 2. GPA...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    $1,000.00 Resurrection Church "We Are One" Anti-Racism and Social Justice Scholarship
    1. Acknowledges membership in a traditionally underrepresented group at...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    1000-1500 Richard and Alice Barg Meinz Instrumental Music Scholarship
    1. Instrumental Music or Music Education major. Special consideration...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    varies Richard R. Hill KVSC Endowed Scholarship
    1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Leadership or potential...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    varies Rick L. Groff Memorial Scholarship in Mass Communications
    1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major with concentration in...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    $1,000.00 Robert and Alice Wick Communication Studies Scholarship
    1. Enrolled full-time 2. Communication Studies major 3. Junior or...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    $1,000.00 Robert and LuBell Kendall Communication Studies Scholarship
    1. Admitted to major or minor in Communication Studies 2. Overall GPA...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    $1,000.00 Robert D. Fuller Mass Communications Scholarship
    1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Will be a junior enrolled...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    varies Roger Barrett Scholarship for Students in Brass Music Education
    1. Music Education major 2. Plays a brass instrument 3. Enrolled...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    1500-2000 Ronald G. Perrier Endowed Scholarship in Film Studies
    1. Declared major or minor in Film Studies 2. Has completed at least 9...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    1000-5000 Ruth Gant Piano Scholarship
    1. Music major 2. Plays piano 3. If a freshman, graduated in top 10%...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    varies Sam Baali Mass Communications Scholarship
    1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Acknowledges membership...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    $1,000.00 School of the Arts Scholarship
    1. Undergraduate admitted to major in Art, Art Education, Art History,...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    varies Sheila Wilken-Kerber Scholarship in Mass Communications
    1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Served student or...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    varies Theatre Endowed Scholarship
    1. Admitted to major in Theatre 2. Overall GPA if 3.0
    Deadline03/13/2023
    500-1000 Todd DeVriese Memorial Scholarship for Arts & Humanities
    1. Admitted to any major in the School of the Arts/College of Liberal...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    $1,000.00 Tyler Bieber Mass Communications Scholarship
    1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major 2. Active member of UTVS 3....
    Deadline03/13/2023
    $500.00 Walter Solberg History Scholarship
    1. Undergraduate History BA major or BS Social Studies History major 2....
    Deadline03/13/2023
    varies Women in Philosophy Endowed Scholarship
    1. Philosophy major or minor, interdisciplinary philosophy major or...
    Deadline03/13/2023
    $1,000.00 Judy C. Pearson Scholarship for First Year Students
    1. New entering freshman or new entering transfer student 2....
    Deadline03/31/2023
    varies APG of East Central Minnesota (ECM), Elmer L. Anderson Scholarship
    1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major with concentration in...
    Ended
    varies Mollie Young Outstanding Internship Award in Communication Studies
    To be considered for this scholarship a student must be pursuing a major...
    Ended
    varies Religious Studies Scholarship
    1. Minor in Religious Studies 2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher 3. Essay...
    Ended
    $250.00 Sociology Achievement Award
    1. Admitted to major in sociology before the Sociology Achievement Award...
    Ended
    $100.00 Sociology Paper Award
    The competition for the Sociology Paper Award is open to all students...
    Ended
    varies Vadnelly Journalism Scholarship
    1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major with concentration in...
    Ended
    varies Bill and Sharon Ellingson Art Scholarship
    Undergraduate or graduate student admitted to major in Art, Art...
    varies Jay Paul Bell and Julie Kiefer-Bell Art Scholarship
    1. Undergraduate admitted to major in Art, Art Education, Studio Art or...
    varies May Bowle Art Scholarship
    1. Admitted or intending to major in Art, Art Education, Studio Art,...
    1000-1500 Merle Sykora Fine Arts Fund
    1. Undergraduate student admitted to major in Art, Art Education or...
    varies Ralph Heimdahl Memorial Scholarship
    1. Admitted to major in Art or Studio Art (Preference given to students...