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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, 2020. You must meet minimum enrollment requirements during the upcoming academic year to receive scholarships.

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Award Name Actions
varies Dr. Robert O. Bixby Memorial Scholarship
1. Undergraduate who has completed Geographic Information Science courses GEOG 216 and GEOG 316 (required to upload degree audit report from...
1. Undergraduate who has completed Geographic Information Science...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Dr. Rose Reha Memorial Marketing/General Business Scholarship
1. General Business or Marketing major with HBS Upper Division Status 2. GPA 3.5 or above Additional consideration given to students planning to...
1. General Business or Marketing major with HBS Upper Division Status 2....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
1000-2000 Dr. William A. Nolen Scholarship
1. Sophomore or junior during term scholarship is disbursed 2. From Meeker County, MN 3. Financial need 4. Community involvement; Additional...
1. Sophomore or junior during term scholarship is disbursed 2. From...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: 1000-2000
Deadline03/13/2020
1000-1500 Drew Roser Memorial Scholarship
1. Undergraduate admitted to major in English, history or philosophy 2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher 3. Demonstrated financial need 4. Enrolled...
1. Undergraduate admitted to major in English, history or philosophy 2....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: 1000-1500
Deadline03/13/2020
1000-2000 Duane Dunkley Memorial Scholarship
1. Native American enrolled member of Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe 2. Admitted or intended Education major 3. Essay describing goals and aspirations...
1. Native American enrolled member of Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe 2....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: 1000-2000
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Duane Joyer Memorial Scholarship
1. Declared major with HBS Upper Division Status in a field of the Herberger Business School 2. Active member of a Herberger Business School...
1. Declared major with HBS Upper Division Status in a field of the...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Economics Scholarships
1. Undergraduate majoring in Economics, Business Economics or Mathematical Economics 2. GPA of 3.0 or above 3. Essay 4. Required to upload...
1. Undergraduate majoring in Economics, Business Economics or...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Elaine Leach Women in Educational Administration Endowed Scholarship
1. Admitted in the graduate program of Educational Administration and Leadership; Also eligible are students accepted in the EDAD Master of Science...
1. Admitted in the graduate program of Educational Administration and...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Electrical and Computer Engineering Scholarship
1. Undergraduate admitted to major in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering 2. Has not yet started senior design (required to upload...
1. Undergraduate admitted to major in Electrical Engineering or Computer...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Elizabeth and Lyle Van Pelt Scholarship in English
1. Admitted English or Rhetoric and Writing major 2. Overall GPA 3.0 or above 3. Essay required; Financial need may be considered
1. Admitted English or Rhetoric and Writing major 2. Overall GPA 3.0 or...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Elizabeth Cully Teaching English as a Second Language Scholarship
1. Pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) 2. Financial need 3. Enrolled full time when the scholarship is...
1. Pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Elizabeth L. Howard Scholarship for Women
1. Nontraditional, undergraduate female student age 25 or older 2. Financial need 3. Has personal career goals requiring a college degree in...
1. Nontraditional, undergraduate female student age 25 or older 2....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Ella Topp Special Education Scholarship
1. Undergraduate or graduate student admitted Special Education major 2. GPA 3.25 or above 3. Rural hometown or plans to teach in rural setting...
1. Undergraduate or graduate student admitted Special Education major ...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$2,000.00 Elloyd A. Hauser Endowed Scholarship
1. Declared major with Upper Division Status in a field of the Herberger Business School 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed ...
1. Declared major with Upper Division Status in a field of the Herberger...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/13/2020
500-1000 Elnora Kraft Elementary Education Scholarship
1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Enrolled full-time when the scholarship is received 3. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher (upload degree...
1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Enrolled full-time when the...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: 500-1000
Deadline03/13/2020
2000-5000 Elsie Kalionen Scholars Fund for Future Teachers
1. Admitted to major in Elementary or Secondary Education 2. Minimum GPA of 3.0 in major courses (required to upload degree audit report from...
1. Admitted to major in Elementary or Secondary Education 2. Minimum...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: 2000-5000
Deadline03/13/2020
varies English Endowed Scholarship Fund
Determined by department
Determined by department
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies English Scholarship
1. Admitted to major or minor in English 2. Overall GPA of at least 3.0
1. Admitted to major or minor in English 2. Overall GPA of at least 3.0
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Eva Gadberry Scholarship for Special Education Graduate Students
1. Graduate student in Special Education 2. Enrolled full-time when the scholarship is received
1. Graduate student in Special Education 2. Enrolled full-time when the...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Faculty Emeriti Special Opportunity Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
1. Diagnosed with a cognitive or physical learning disability 2. Is registered with the Office of Student Disability Services 3. Sophomore or...
1. Diagnosed with a cognitive or physical learning disability 2. Is...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Fati Zarghami Scholarship for CFS Student Teaching
1. Admitted Early Childhood Education major 2. Student teaching assignment 30 or more miles from where they live, including out of state and...
1. Admitted Early Childhood Education major 2. Student teaching...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$1,500.00 Federated Insurance Information Systems Scholarship
1. Information Systems major with HBS Upper Division Status 2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher 3. Enrolled full time when the scholarship is...
1. Information Systems major with HBS Upper Division Status 2. Overall...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Finance Alumni and Faculty Scholarship
1. Finance major with HBS Upper Division Status 2. Minimum of 78 credits completed at application 3. Completed or enrolled in at least three of...
1. Finance major with HBS Upper Division Status 2. Minimum of 78...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
500-1000 Floyd and Esther Gilbert Scholarship in Teacher Development
1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Minimum GPA of 3.0 3. Participation in extracurricular activities and/or demonstrated dedication to the...
1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Minimum GPA of 3.0 3....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: 500-1000
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Francesca Lucio-Weber Scholarship for Multicultural Teaching Emphasis
1. Admitted Education major 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. Overall GPA 2.5 or above 4. Essay required about your...
1. Admitted Education major 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Fred and Marvel Menninga Scholarship in Teacher Education
1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. GPA 3.0 or above (upload degree audit)
1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Junior or senior during term...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$1,000.00 George Stein College of Science and Engineering Internship Scholarship
1. Undergraduate admitted to major in a program of the College of Science and Engineering 2. Has secured or is pursuing a for-credit internship ...
1. Undergraduate admitted to major in a program of the College of...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/13/2020
varies George W. Friedrich Wildlife Protection Fund
1. Biology major 2. Sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student during term scholarship is disbursed; Additional consideration given to students...
1. Biology major 2. Sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Gladys Tirrell Nelson and Dr. N.B. Nelson Biology Scholarship
1. Major in Biological Sciences 2. Junior or senior during the term the scholarship is disbursed 3. GPA 3.0 or above 4. Financial need 5....
1. Major in Biological Sciences 2. Junior or senior during the term the...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Glen and Ruth Allen Jadwin Scholarship in Teacher Development
1. Admitted Elementary Education or Secondary/K-12 Licensure major 2. GPA of 3.5 or above (upload degree audit)
1. Admitted Elementary Education or Secondary/K-12 Licensure major 2....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Golden Rule Scholarship in Child and Family Studies
1. Admitted Early Childhood Education major (Child & Family Studies) 2. Planning to teach birth-3rd grade using music theory as a literacy base ...
1. Admitted Early Childhood Education major (Child & Family Studies) 2....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Golden Rule Scholarship in Elementary Education
1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Senior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. Financial need 4. Responsible and academically...
1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Senior during term...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Golden Rule Scholarship in Music Education
1. Intended or admitted Music Teaching major planning to teach choral, band, or orchestra at the secondary level 2. GPA of 3.0 or above 3. Senior...
1. Intended or admitted Music Teaching major planning to teach choral,...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
$1,000.00 Grace McDowall Memorial Scholarship
1. Female student age 25 or older 2. Overall GPA of at least 3.0 3. Demonstrated community involvement (essay required) 4. Enrolled at least...
1. Female student age 25 or older 2. Overall GPA of at least 3.0 3....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Greek Life Member Scholarship
1. Active membership in a fraternity or sorority at St. Cloud State University 2. Overall GPA of 2.5 or higher 3. Enrolled at least half time...
1. Active membership in a fraternity or sorority at St. Cloud State...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Gregory John Harkins Endowed Scholarship
1. Biological Sciences major 2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or above; Special consideration shall be given to students demonstrating consideration for...
1. Biological Sciences major 2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or above; Special...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Harold and Gladys I. Hopkins Scholarship Fund
1. Biology major with emphasis in botany or ecology 2. Junior, senior or graduate student during term scholarship is disbursed 3. Academically...
1. Biology major with emphasis in botany or ecology 2. Junior, senior...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Harriet Rundquist Nursing Scholarship
1. Nursing major 2. From rural MN 3. Financial need 4. GPA 3.0 or above 5. Essay required; Special consideration will be given to students who...
1. Nursing major 2. From rural MN 3. Financial need 4. GPA 3.0 or...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
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: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
1000 - up to half tuition Herberger Business School Endowed Scholarship
1. Undergraduate intending or admitted to major in any field of the Herberger Business School 2. Financial need 3. Overall GPA of 2.65 or higher...
1. Undergraduate intending or admitted to major in any field of the...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: 1000 - up to half tuition
Deadline03/13/2020
$1,000.00 Herberger Business School Scholarships
1. Undergraduate declared to a major in a field of the Herberger Business School 2. Has completed 40 or more credits at SCSU and has at least one...
1. Undergraduate declared to a major in a field of the Herberger...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/13/2020
1000-2000 Herberger Business School Study Abroad Fund
March 13 is the deadline for students participating in summer 2020 programs. $1,000 awards for short term programs and $2,000 awards for semester...
March 13 is the deadline for students participating in summer 2020...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: 1000-2000
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Herbert Goodrich Scholarship in Sociology
1. Sociology major 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. Overall GPA at least 3.5 and GPA in sociology courses at least...
1. Sociology major 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies History Scholarships
1. Undergraduate History BA major or BS Social Studies History major 2. GPA of 2.75 or above 3. Financial need 4. Essay required 5. Reference...
1. Undergraduate History BA major or BS Social Studies History major 2....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Holmgren Scholarship for Native Americans
1. Enrolled in a tribe or at least one-quarter Native American 2. Enrolled full-time when the scholarship is received 3. Eligible for...
1. Enrolled in a tribe or at least one-quarter Native American 2....
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
1000-2000 Howard Merriman Memorial Scholarship in Secondary Education
1. Admitted Secondary Education major 2. Financial need 3. GPA of 3.0 or above 4. Demonstrated commitment and aptitude for teaching
1. Admitted Secondary Education major 2. Financial need 3. GPA of 3.0...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: 1000-2000
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Human Relations Scholarship
1. Human Relations minor 2. Essay describing your career goals and your activism involving social justice, peace, the environment and/or animal...
1. Human Relations minor 2. Essay describing your career goals and your...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020
varies Inez Rank Nursing Scholarship
1. Undergraduate admitted to Nursing degree program 2. Currently enrolled in or has completed second semester nursing coursework 3. Minimum 3.0...
1. Undergraduate admitted to Nursing degree program 2. Currently...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/13/2020