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, and you will be able to visit the specific websites from there.

Opportunities Table
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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...
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varies Acacia Fraternity St. Cloud State University Chapter Scholarships
The SCSU Chapter offers the Donald H. Arvold Memorial Scholarship for first year, full-time male students. Membership in the fraternity is not...
The SCSU Chapter offers the Donald H. Arvold Memorial Scholarship for...
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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...
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varies Affinity Plus Foundation Campus Scholarship
The Affinity Plus Foundation Campus Scholarship recognizes students positively impacting their campus communities while attending local...
The Affinity Plus Foundation Campus Scholarship recognizes students...
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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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$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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varies Barbara J. Penny Community Service Scholarship
The purpose of the Barbara J. Penny Community Service Scholarship is to recognize MnSCU students who have demonstrated a commitment to community...
The purpose of the Barbara J. Penny Community Service Scholarship is to...
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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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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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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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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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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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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varies Great Lakes National STEM Scholarship Program
This scholarship is intended to assist students who are pursuing degrees that will prepare them for much-needed positions in STEM fields, such as...
This scholarship is intended to assist students who are pursuing degrees...
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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...
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varies Intertech Foundation STEM Scholarship
One of the Intertech Foundation’s focuses is the inspiration of young people towards the building of science, engineering and technology skills. To...
One of the Intertech Foundation’s focuses is the inspiration of young...
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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...
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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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$2,000.00 Jared P. Stene Student Leadership Scholarship
To be eligible for the Jared P. Stene Student Leadership Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria: You are a Minnesota State undergraduate...
To be eligible for the Jared P. Stene Student Leadership Scholarship,...
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varies Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) Latino Scholarship Fund
In the early 1990’s a group of low income individuals with business aspirations had the dream of implementing a program that would offer higher...
In the early 1990’s a group of low income individuals with business...
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varies LIFE Lessons Scholarship
The loss of a parent or guardian is one of life’s most difficult ordeals. The emotional strain can be devastating to children and young adults. And...
The loss of a parent or guardian is one of life’s most difficult...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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varies Minnesota State College Student Association (MSCSA) Scholarship Program
The Minnesota State College Student Association offers six different scholarships, three are leadership based, two are for technical college...
The Minnesota State College Student Association offers six different...
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varies National Children of the Incarcerated (CIPs) Scholarship Program
The Creative Corrections Education Foundation was established to support equal opportunities for students whose parent and/or guardian is...
The Creative Corrections Education Foundation was established to support...
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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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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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varies Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship
The Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to racial minority union members and their families who wish to pursue...
The Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship Program provides financial...
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varies North Central Region Soroptimist International of Americas
Throughout the world, Soroptimist is helping women and girls to live their dreams by giving them the resources to create positive change for...
Throughout the world, Soroptimist is helping women and girls to live...
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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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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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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...
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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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varies Timothy J. Penny State and Federal Public Service Fellowship
The purpose of the Timothy J. Penny State Public Service Fellowship is to provide Minnesota State College and University students with the...
The purpose of the Timothy J. Penny State Public Service Fellowship is...
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varies Tuel Family Science and Engineering Scholarship
The Dennis Tuel Science and Engineering Scholarship will award scholarships to students who attend St. Cloud State University AND pursue a degree...
The Dennis Tuel Science and Engineering Scholarship will award...
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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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$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...
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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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