External Opportunities

The scholarships listed below are offered by various entities outside of the university. If you are interested in applying or want more information, click on the links below.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
varies Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors Scholarship
MSPS is pleased to offer our scholarship program to both college and technical school students. Since 1983, the Minnesota Land Surveyors (MLS)...
MSPS is pleased to offer our scholarship program to both college and...
  • Deadline: 10/30/2020
  • Award: varies
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varies Minnesota High Tech Foundation (MHTF) Scholarship
Scholarships are offered to help Minnesota undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines work...
Scholarships are offered to help Minnesota undergraduate students in...
  • Deadline: 11/18/2020
  • Award: varies
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varies AAUW Fellowships and Grants for Graduate Students
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities...
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has a long and...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: varies
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$1,500.00 Nicolet Law Scholarship
The attorneys at Nicolet Law Office, are excited to offer a $1,500 BI-ANNUAL scholarship to one current or prospective college student. The...
The attorneys at Nicolet Law Office, are excited to offer a $1,500...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
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varies Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF)
For 20 years, the Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program has provided students with opportunities to gain hands-on research experience with...
For 20 years, the Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program has...
  • Deadline: 01/08/2021
  • Award: varies
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varies Affinity Plus Foundation Annual Scholarship
The Affinity Plus Foundation Annual Scholarship recognizes Affinity Plus members for their leadership, character, community building, and pursuit...
The Affinity Plus Foundation Annual Scholarship recognizes Affinity Plus...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: varies
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$1,000.00 Marc Zboch Scholarship
Marc Zboch found his passion of giving back through various efforts, including missionary work. Out of that passion came The Marc Zboch Academic...
Marc Zboch found his passion of giving back through various efforts,...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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varies Boren Awards for International Study
Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students...
Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2021
  • Award: varies
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varies Minnesota Masonic Charities Scholarship
The Minnesota Masonic Charities scholarships program offers a wide variety of scholarship opportunities. You don’t have to have a Masonic...
The Minnesota Masonic Charities scholarships program offers a wide...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2021
  • Award: varies
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1,000-4,500 Evelyn Lenander Education Scholarship
Evelyn Lenander, from Buffalo Lake, Minnesota attended St. Cloud Teachers College (St. Cloud State University) and graduated with a two-year...
Evelyn Lenander, from Buffalo Lake, Minnesota attended St. Cloud...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: 1,000-4,500
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$1,000.00 Zonta Club of St. Cloud Non-Traditional Scholarship
The Zonta Club of St. Cloud is looking to award a Nontraditional Student Scholarship to provide assistance for women who have left the academic...
The Zonta Club of St. Cloud is looking to award a Nontraditional Student...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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varies James Madison Graduate Fellowship
The goal of the James Madison Fellowship is to help secondary level history, government, and social studies teachers to become outstanding...
The goal of the James Madison Fellowship is to help secondary level...
  • Deadline: 03/08/2021
  • Award: varies
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varies SFM Foundation Scholarship
SFM Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to easing the burdens on families affected by workplace accidents. To achieve this, they...
SFM Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to easing the...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2021
  • Award: varies
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varies Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to...
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: varies
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varies Helen N. and Harold B. Shapira Heart Scholarship
The American Heart Association is working with partners to provide scholarships that allow students to explore the field of cardiovascular research...
The American Heart Association is working with partners to provide...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: varies
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varies Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) Scholarships
The mission of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) is to advance the global black community by developing leaders, informing...
The mission of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) is...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: varies
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varies Byron Hanke Fellowship
The Byron Hanke Fellowship is available to graduate students working on topics related to community associations. Community associations govern...
The Byron Hanke Fellowship is available to graduate students working on...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: varies
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varies BigSun Scholarship
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an...
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes...
  • Deadline: 06/19/2021
  • Award: varies
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up to $7,500 ACCESS S-STEM Scholarship
The Academic Collaboration and Coordination Model to Ensure Student Success in STEM (ACCESS STEM) partnership has earned the National Science...
The Academic Collaboration and Coordination Model to Ensure Student...
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  • Award: up to $7,500
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$2,500.00 Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship
The Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship is a one-time scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability (LD)...
The Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship is a one-time scholarship awarded to...
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  • Award: $2,500.00
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$2,500.00 Anne Ford Scholarship
The Anne Ford Scholarship is granted to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability (LD) and/or ADHD who will be enrolled...
The Anne Ford Scholarship is granted to a graduating high school senior...
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  • Award: $2,500.00
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varies Benjamin A Gilman International Scholarship
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to study...
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants...
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  • Award: varies
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varies Central Minnesota Community Foundation
The Central Minnesota Community Foundation administers 86 scholarship funds for current high school students planning for post-secondary education,...
The Central Minnesota Community Foundation administers 86 scholarship...
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  • Award: varies
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varies CIEE Study Abroad
The mission of the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) is to to help every student who wants to study abroad have access to this...
The mission of the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)...
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  • Award: varies
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varies Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarships are open to US high school seniors who have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Recipients are...
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarships are open to US high...
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  • Award: varies
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varies Elam Baer & Janis Clay Educational Scholarship/Epilepsy Foundation of MN
The Elam Baer & Janis Clay Educational Scholarship is awarded to students who have shown courage in dealing with epilepsy and seizures, commitment...
The Elam Baer & Janis Clay Educational Scholarship is awarded to...
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  • Award: varies
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varies Google Lime Scholarship Program
Google is proud to support the work of Lime Connect to help the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships...
Google is proud to support the work of Lime Connect to help the...
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  • Award: varies
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varies Government Finance Officers Association Scholarships
The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada, which serves government finance professionals throughout those...
The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States...
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  • Award: varies
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varies Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to women of any nationality pursuing a business or business related degree who have demonstrated outstanding potential...
This scholarship is awarded to women of any nationality pursuing a...
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  • Award: varies
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varies Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship: Zonta of St. Cloud
The Zonta Club of St. Cloud is participating with other US and International Zonta Clubs to recognize young women who are studying business at the...
The Zonta Club of St. Cloud is participating with other US and...
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  • Award: varies
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$0.00 LeadMN Scholarships
At LeadMN we know that paying for college can cause a lot of worry for students, so to help lessen the burden we offer six different scholarships....
At LeadMN we know that paying for college can cause a lot of worry for...
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  • Award: $0.00
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Up to $5,000 Minnesota Builders Exchange Scholarship
To encourage continued industry growth, the Minnesota Builders Exchange Scholarship is awarded annually to college and technical school students in...
To encourage continued industry growth, the Minnesota Builders Exchange...
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  • Award: Up to $5,000
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varies Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers
This scholarship is open to individuals currently enrolled in an approved engineering curriculum as a freshman, sophomore, junior, or first-term...
This scholarship is open to individuals currently enrolled in an...
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  • Award: varies
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varies National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Program
To recognize achievement by blind scholars, the National Federation of the Blind annually offers blind college students in the United States and...
To recognize achievement by blind scholars, the National Federation of...
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  • Award: varies
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varies National FFA Scholarships
Scholarships are sponsored by businesses and individuals through the National FFA Foundation and are given for a wide variety of experiences,...
Scholarships are sponsored by businesses and individuals through the...
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  • Award: varies
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varies Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
The mission of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage. Part of...
The mission of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is to ensure the future...
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  • Award: varies
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varies Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award is a post-service benefit received by participants who complete a term of national service in an approved...
The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award is a post-service benefit received...
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  • Award: varies
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varies Tillman Military Scholars Program
Founded in 2008, the Tillman Military Scholars program supports our nation’s active-duty service members, veterans and military spouses by...
Founded in 2008, the Tillman Military Scholars program supports our...
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  • Award: varies
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varies United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships, Programs, Internships, and Fellowships
UNCF manages various scholarship programs and each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. As many...
UNCF manages various scholarship programs and each program has its own...
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  • Award: varies
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