Our Opportunities


Welcome to St. Cloud State University’s scholarship application site offering over 500 different scholarships with a wide range of eligibility requirements.

Most scholarships for academic year 2018-2019 were determined during spring 2018 but there are several scholarships currently accepting applications. They are listed first. Awards will be applied to 2018-2019 tuition.

The Scholarship Application Season for 2019-2020 will begin on January 14, 2019.


Submit a new General Scholarship Application annually. You must meet minimum enrollment requirements during the semester(s) a scholarship is received.


Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
varies Accounting Scholarship
1. Must be admitted to Upper Division Status in Accounting 2. Junior or senior when the scholarship is received
1. Must be admitted to Upper Division Status in Accounting 2. Junior...
  • Deadline: 09/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline09/30/2018
varies Cindy Lopez Memorial Scholarship
1. Admitted to Upper Division Status in the accounting major 2. At least 25 years old (nontraditional) 3. Enrolled half-time or full time when...
1. Admitted to Upper Division Status in the accounting major 2. At...
  • Deadline: 09/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline09/30/2018
$2,500.00 Construction Financial Management Association Scholarship
1. Accounting or Real Estate major with Upper Division Status 2. Essay regarding construction finance industry; Additional consideration given to...
1. Accounting or Real Estate major with Upper Division Status 2. Essay...
  • Deadline: 09/30/2018
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline09/30/2018
500-1000 Fran Neidermeier Accounting Scholarship
1. Admitted to Upper Division Status in the accounting major 2. Junior or senior when the scholarship is received
1. Admitted to Upper Division Status in the accounting major 2. Junior...
  • Deadline: 09/30/2018
  • Award: 500-1000
Deadline09/30/2018
varies Larry Strand Family Scholarship in Accounting
1. Accounting major with Upper Division Status 2. Senior when the scholarship is received 3. Overall GPA 3.0 or above 4. Financial need
1. Accounting major with Upper Division Status 2. Senior when the...
  • Deadline: 09/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline09/30/2018
varies Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship
1. Accounting major with Upper Division Status 2. Intends to sit for CPA exam 3. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 4. GPA of...
1. Accounting major with Upper Division Status 2. Intends to sit for...
  • Deadline: 09/30/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline09/30/2018
$1,000.00 Debra Yerigan Scholarship for SCSU Survey Student Directors
1. Is an SCSU Survey student director when the scholarship is received 2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or above 3. Enrolled full-time when the scholarship...
1. Is an SCSU Survey student director when the scholarship is received ...
  • Deadline: 10/12/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/12/2018
varies Kimberly Ann Ritsche Veterans Scholarship
1. Veteran who has served or current military personnel serving on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast...
1. Veteran who has served or current military personnel serving on...
  • Deadline: 10/14/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline10/14/2018
varies Mary Beth Wedum Veterans Living Community Scholarship
1. Veteran who has served or current military personnel serving on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast...
1. Veteran who has served or current military personnel serving on...
  • Deadline: 10/14/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline10/14/2018
$1,000.00 Veterans Scholarship
1. Honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces or a National Guard/Reserve member who was previously deployed even if not discharged 2....
1. Honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces or a National...
  • Deadline: 10/14/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/14/2018
500-1000 Brenda Danielson Glatzmaier Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is for students who will be studying in Alnwick, England next spring. Applicants must be planning to return to SCSU as a student,...
This scholarship is for students who will be studying in Alnwick,...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2018
  • Award: 500-1000
Deadline11/01/2018
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: 11/01/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline11/01/2018
varies Chemical Dependency Licensure Internship
1. Has successfully completed one semester of a chemical dependency internship at a MN treatment center 2. Admitted major in Chemical Dependency...
1. Has successfully completed one semester of a chemical dependency...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline11/01/2018
varies Communication Disorders Faculty Endowed Scholarship
1. Currently enrolled full-time graduate student in Communication Sciences and Disorders 2. Excellence in clinical and/or academic performance 3....
1. Currently enrolled full-time graduate student in Communication...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline11/01/2018
varies Edith Jorgensen Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship is for SCSU students accepted to study abroad next spring. Applicants must be planning to return to SCSU as a student, unless the...
This scholarship is for SCSU students accepted to study abroad next...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline11/01/2018
varies Education Abroad Presentation Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be accepted to an education abroad program for a winter or spring program. To apply, submit a...
To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be accepted to an...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline11/01/2018
varies Hazel B. Hansen International Studies Scholarship
This scholarship is for SCSU students accepted to study abroad next spring. Applicants must be planning to return to SCSU as a student, unless the...
This scholarship is for SCSU students accepted to study abroad next...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline11/01/2018
1000-2000 Herberger Business School Study Abroad Fund
November 1, 2018, is the deadline for students participating in spring 2019 programs. $1,000 awards for short term programs and $2,000 awards for...
November 1, 2018, is the deadline for students participating in spring...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2018
  • Award: 1000-2000
Deadline11/01/2018
$1,000.00 Jack and Phyllis Smith Graduate Scholarship in Communication Sciences & Disorders
1. Must be a 1st year graduate student accepted into the Communication Sciences and Disorders graduate program 2. Financial need 3. Essay required
1. Must be a 1st year graduate student accepted into the Communication...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline11/01/2018
$1,500.00 Janet Honkomp Fredell Memorial Scholarship for Masters of Social Work Students
1. Current or newly accepted student of the Masters of Social Work program 2. If a current student, has an overall GPA of 3.25 or higher 3....
1. Current or newly accepted student of the Masters of Social Work...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2018
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline11/01/2018
$500.00 Jim Roy Memorial Scholarship for Alnwick Study Abroad Students
This scholarship is for students who will be studying in Alnwick, England next spring. Applicants must be planning to return to SCSU as a student,...
This scholarship is for students who will be studying in Alnwick,...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline11/01/2018
500-1000 Marjorie Deakin Scholarship for Alnwick Study Abroad Students
This scholarship is for students who will be studying in Alnwick, England next spring. Applicants must be planning to return to SCSU as a student,...
This scholarship is for students who will be studying in Alnwick,...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2018
  • Award: 500-1000
Deadline11/01/2018
varies Mostoller Family Communication Disorders Endowed Scholarship
1. Graduate student in Communication Sciences and Disorders 2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher 3. Community/service experience 4. Financial need ...
1. Graduate student in Communication Sciences and Disorders 2. Overall...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline11/01/2018
1000-2000 Spanish Studies Scholarship
1. Spanish major with a business minor OR a business or teaching major with a Spanish minor 2. Overall GPA 3.25 or higher 3. US citizen or...
1. Spanish major with a business minor OR a business or teaching major...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2018
  • Award: 1000-2000
Deadline11/01/2018
varies St. Cloud Area Sertoma Eugene Theisen Memorial Scholarship
1. Undergraduate or graduate student in Communication Sciences and Disorders 2. Active membership in the SCSU Chapter of the National...
1. Undergraduate or graduate student in Communication Sciences and...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline11/01/2018
varies Wallace and Violet Melin Geography Scholarship
This scholarship deadline is for students studying abroad in a semester long program during the upcoming spring in Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, China,...
This scholarship deadline is for students studying abroad in a semester...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline11/01/2018
$1,000.00 Communication Sciences and Disorders Diversity Scholarship
1. Newly admitted graduate student in Communication Sciences and Disorders; Additional consideration will be given to students who 1) add to the...
1. Newly admitted graduate student in Communication Sciences and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,000.00 Gail and Dean Anderson Endowed Graduate Scholarship
1. Newly admitted full-time graduate student in Communication Sciences and Disorders 2. Demonstrated undergraduate academic accomplishment and the...
1. Newly admitted full-time graduate student in Communication Sciences...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$500.00 Mary S. Weise Scholarship for Clinical Excellence
1. Second-year graduate student in good academic standing majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders 2. Demonstrated excellence in clinical...
1. Second-year graduate student in good academic standing majoring in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$1,000.00 SCSU 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
varies Languages and Cultures Scholarship
1. Admitted major in a language program 2. Overall GPA of 3.3 or above 3. GPA of at least 3.5 in major courses 4. Has completed at least 6...
1. Admitted major in a language program 2. Overall GPA of 3.3 or above ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$2,500.00 CMMA Tour of Manufacturing Scholarship
This scholarship is open to new entering freshmen, new entering transfer students and current undergraduate students who participated in the Tour...
This scholarship is open to new entering freshmen, new entering transfer...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
varies Human Resource Management Scholarships
1. Management major with human resource management concentration (required to upload DARS from eServices) 2. Admitted to Upper Division Status 3....
1. Management major with human resource management concentration...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Manufacturing Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship is for students admitted to Manufacturing Engineering. The department may set additional requirements.
This scholarship is for students admitted to Manufacturing Engineering....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Robert Hebeisen Endowed Business Scholarship
1. Declared major in a field of the Herberger Business School 2. Graduated from Willmar High School 3. Enrolled full-time when the scholarship is...
1. Declared major in a field of the Herberger Business School 2....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Dennis 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$0.00 Excellence in Leadership Award
Each spring, the Department of Campus Involvement hosts the annual Excellence in Leadership Banquet and presents Excellence In Leadership Awards to...
Each spring, the Department of Campus Involvement hosts the annual...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: 500-1000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies 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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Arch and Amy Pease Scholarship in Mass Communications
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major in sequence News Editorial (Print) or Advertising 2. Required to upload three portfolio work examples...
1. Undergraduate Mass Communications major in sequence News Editorial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Arthur and Barbara Grachek Communication Studies Scholarship
1. Enrolled full-time 2. GPA at least 3.0 3. Active in a student organization affiliated with communication studies 4. Upload statement of...
1. Enrolled full-time 2. GPA at least 3.0 3. Active in a student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended